Andy Cohen Breaks Silence After Nene Leakes Ran off the ‘RHOA’ Reunion

by Jeremy Spirogis
Andy Cohen and Nene Leakes

Nene Leakes is the OG of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. The star is a big presence on the present and when she’s not there, her absence is extensively felt. That is strictly what occurred when Leakes obtained off of her seat, closed her laptop computer, and left the digital reunion. The Glee alum had been getting verbally attacked by most of her co-stars and ended up leaving them behind. Andy Cohen is now weighing in on the drama.

Andy Cohen and Nene Leakes
Andy Cohen and Nene Leakes | Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank through Getty Images

Why did Nene Leakes depart the reunion?

The girls of Atlanta all met up nearly to wrap up season 12 of the sequence. Leakes was a serious a part of the controversial subjects that have been talked about in the course of the meetup. It appears that Leakes obtained overwhelmed by all of the verbal assaults that she ended up strolling out of the reunion.

“The whole reunion is just Nene. What did you think about part one? Were they asking the questions to anyone besides Nene? It’s Nene, honey. Nene, Nene… to the point where I said to Andy, ‘Is there anybody else here, honey? Do you have any questions for anyone else here besides just Nene?’” she informed ET.

Leakes didn’t discover it truthful that there have been extra points to take care of however manufacturing solely introduced up drama she was concerned in.

“Everybody is being paid a check, correct? So, NeNe shouldn’t have to carry everybody on her back. Let some of these other girls work for their checks, Andy,” Leakes added.

Kandi Burruss mentioned in a separate interview that it was Yovanna Momplaisir the rationale Leakes left. The latter didn’t need to face Momplaisir on the reunion in keeping with the Grammy-award winner.

“The real reason why she got up and left was because Yovanna [Momplaisir] posted a post to let everybody know that she was about to come on the show,” Burruss informed ET. “Like two minutes after Yovanna posted that, that is when Nene got up. We weren’t even talking to Nene anymore when she got up.”

Andy Cohen reacts to Nene Leakes leaving

Cohen was the moderator on the RHOA Season 12 reunion and regarded aggravated when Leakes left. At one level in the course of the third a part of the reunion, Leakes referred to as Porsha Williams on the telephone to say one thing. However, Cohen didn’t let Leakes get on the speaker as she was arrange for the video convention.

The Bravo host doesn’t perceive why Leakes left as she had a optimistic storyline in the course of the second half of the season.

“The weird thing is, she was coming into the reunion in such a great place,” Cohen informed ET. “She had such a great second half of the season. She made amends to everybody. She has a great song out, so she came into the reunion in a really great place, I think, but didn’t enjoy it.”

Despite Leakes leaving the reunion, Cohen actually loved making it after being hesitant about doing it nearly at first.

“I was worried about it,” he added. “It was Bravo who said, ‘Look. Let’s try to make it iconic. Let’s try to — this is what’s happening now in the world,’ so I am so glad that — it was Bravo that was really pushing to make it happen, and it did. I think it was really funny. I think that mute button was really funny.”

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