Porsha Williams Praised for Being at Atlanta’s George Floyd Protests, Nene Leakes Called Out for Controversial Post

by Jeremy Spirogis
Porsha Williams and Nene Leakes in 2012

The Real Housewives of Atlanta stars Porsha Williams and Nene Leakes could also be finest buddies proper now, however social media is treating each stars very in a different way proper now. While Williams has been concerned within the ensuing protests after the police homicide of George Floyd, Leakes has taken to social media to provide an unpopular opinion in regards to the protests.

Porsha Williams and Nene Leakes in 2012
Porsha Williams and Nene Leakes in 2012 | Prince Williams/FilmMagic

Porsha Williams praised on social media for her actions

Williams seemed to be the one Real Housewives of Atlanta star to attend protests in assist of Floyd and towards police violence.

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Many have applauded Williams, with one individual saying, “This is what celebrities should be doing.”

Another individual tweeted, “This doesn’t surprise me, considering I’m who her grandfather is.” They had been referencing the truth that Williams’ grandfather is Hosea Williams, a civil rights chief who labored with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“Regardless of what she does on rhoa or how u feel about her based on the show, she showed up and participated and for that I respect her more than I already did. queen s**t,” said someone else.

Nene Leakes receives criticism for her ideas

Leaks posted a message Saturday on Instagram, basically telling protesters in Atlanta to not resort to nonviolent strategies.

The caption, which has been edited since her preliminary posting, reads, “‘Atlanta is BLACK POWER #stoptheviolence UPDATE TO THIS POST: Don’t come on my page talking ignorant, which is why I wasn’t posting on my page about the things happening but put them in my stories instead….The enemy wants us to burn down our neighborhoods! Don’t fall for it! DONT turn down the energy either….TRANSFORM IT! Organize & Protect the city! Good intentions here ok! #stoptheviolence #onelove #weallwegot #I,’ NeNe captioned her post.”

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Many individuals commented on the post and tweeted, disagreeing with Leakes’ rhetoric. One individual stated, “Clearly black leadership hasn’t stopped the hundreds of innocent black men women && children from being slaughtered at the hands of the police!!!”

“Come on Nene. You’re missing the point and with all due respect I don’t really see you being proactive in regards to police brutality and systemic racism,” stated another person. “You’re surrounded by a family of black men. Quit pushing your wigs and reality drama and do something productive.”

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