‘RHOA’: Kandi Burruss Reacts to Nene Leakes’ Shade Calling Her ‘No. 2’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kandi Burruss and Nene Leakes

Nene Leakes from The Real Housewives of Atlanta is not any stranger to an excellent learn. The “tastiest peach” just lately threw some shade at her co-star Kandi Burruss by calling her No. 2. Leakes is an OG of the Bravo actuality sequence and has been a pillar because the starting. Burruss joined in season 2 with an already established profession behind her. Leakes’ dig got here on the identical week that Burruss was revealed to be the Night Angel and the winner of The Masked Singer.

Kandi Burruss and Nene Leakes
Kandi Burruss and Nene Leakes | Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank by way of Getty Images

Nene Leakes pokes enjoyable at Kandi Burruss

Leakes has a bit of additional time on her palms in quarantine and on Burruss’ birthday she took to social media to congratulate her. Fans have been shocked that Leakes devoted a post to her co-star as they’ve been publicly feuding. This was no strange celebratory post because it was lined in shade.

“I will NOT let the fake beef YOU made up to stop me from wishing you a Happy Birthday and posting my favorite pic of us Kandi,” Leakes posted. “Everybody go want Kandi a Happy Birthday, then tune in to RHOA to observe Kandi have the fakest, need some smoke, beef with Nene section.”

Leakes additionally added hashtags that included, “Happy Birthday number 2,” “Forgettable,” “Kandiman,” “fun shade right,” and “Mrs. Atlanta.”

Kandi Burruss reacts to shade

Burruss shouldn’t be one to carry again and shortly shaded Leakes again in one other post.

“What I need from you is some understanding,” Burruss posted on Instagram. “This is a cute throwback. Love how you were singing my song Nene Leakes. And thank you for the birthday wishes today. Much love from ‘Miss Unforgettable.’”

Burruss referenced Leakes having a slip of the tongue through the RHOA Season 12 reunion the place as an alternative of claiming she was “forgettable” she stated she was “unforgettable.”

In a separate interview, Burruss didn’t appear bothered that Leakes stated she was second to her.

“Let me tell you this — and this is just being a little petty — being number two has never looked so good, honey,” Burruss instructed ET after successful The Masked Singer. “The number two is the new number one, boo!”

“You want $1 million or you want two?” she added. “You need one present or two reveals? You need primary on The Masked Singer. Well, I don’t know…”

Nene Leakes storms off the reunion

The RHOA Season 12 reunion was alleged to be for the women to hash out any points they’d through the present and reconcile. That didn’t occur and Leakes ended up storming off the digital reunion earlier than it was over.

“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 instructed ET.

Leakes claims it wasn’t honest that solely drama revolving her was being introduced up and nothing from the remainder of the solid was being tackled.

“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.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta concludes this Sunday at eight p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.

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