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Kandi Burruss Whines Daughter Riley 'Is Spending Way Too Much Money Right Now'

Kandi Burruss Daughter Riley Spending Way Too Much Money
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Jan. 4 2019, Updated 9:54 a.m. ET

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Kandi Burruss has admitted that her daughter Riley is a spendthrift!

In an interview with Money, The Real Housewives of Atlanta star was asked if she's planning to pass on any money management lessons to her children, Riley, 16, and son Ace, 2.

Burruss, 42, confided, "I need to do a better job of passing it on, because my daughter is spending way too much money right now."

As Radar exclusively reported, Burruss' husband, Todd Tucker, 45, had hit the roof after she gave Riley a Porsche worth $100,000 for her sweet 16 birthday this summer, a source said.

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Now Burruss has revealed about her girl to the Money website, "Before she was driving, Uber was connected to my credit card; UberEATS was connected to my credit card. She was randomly ordering stuff every day. I put a little bit of money in her account, and one day she was down to a dollar. I was like, 'Girl, you can’t do that.' "

Perhaps the singer and RHOA star has learned her husband Tucker's recent worries about his stepdaughter Riley getting spoiled could be on the mark, as a source had noted.

The insider told Radar that Burruss buying Riley a Porsche infuriated Tucker and the two, who married in 2014, got into a nasty and heated argument.

"Todd was livid Kandi bought Riley such an expensive car and they had a huge fight," the source close to the couple told Radar.

"Todd told Kandi she’s spoiling Riley and preferred she get a Honda Civic as her first car. Kandi basically told Todd to mind his own damn business and that it’s her own money that she’s using to spoil her daughter."

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But Burruss, who had Riley in a previous relationship and gave birth to son Ace by Tucker in 2016, happily shared a social media photo celebrating Riley's hot wheels in August and wrote in a caption, "I had to surprise my baby girl @RileyBurruss today with her car."

According to another Radar source, "Kandi’s always reminding Todd that she’s the boss of the family because she has all that money. That irritates the hell out of Todd and is the catalyst for many of their fights."

Savvy businesswoman Burruss boasted in the new interview that along with her Bravo reality TV salary, she still gets a lot of music royalty income.

"I constantly get royalties off my old songs…people still play them a lot in movies, television, and I get license fees. It’s a good check every year," she said.

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