‘RHOA’: Mo’Nique Drops Bombshell on Replacing Nene Leakes Rumors

by Jeremy Spirogis
Nene Leakes

Nene Leakes is finest recognized for being on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. The Bravo star is the one OG on the present and has been featured in 10 of the 12 seasons. Leakes’ future on the fact collection is unsure and there have been rumors she is being changed. Mo’Nique is the allegedly being tapped to affix the season 13 solid and he or she’s lastly breaking her silence.

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Mo’Nique breaks her silence on ‘RHOA’ rumors

The Oscar-winner was made conscious that she’s been rumored to affix the RHOA solid in its new season. Not solely would she be coming into the Bravo actuality collection, however she can be changing Leakes. During an Instagram Live session, she cleared issues up for her followers asking if the allegations had been true.

“I wasn’t gon’ say not a damn thing ’cause I knew it was a damn lie,” the Precious star mentioned. “But… it hold going and going and going. ‘Mo’Nique are you doing The Real Housewives of Atlanta and changing Nene Leakes?’”

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Mo’Nique dropped the bombshell that she was not going to interchange Leakes and gave the latter props for her work on the fact collection.

“Let me let it come straight from my mouth,” she continued. “No, my candy infants, I’m not doing The Real Housewives of Atlanta and in my humble opinion, Nene Leakes is irreplaceable. Nene Leakes is The Real Housewives of Atlanta if you happen to ask me, child, that’s been 13 years. So no, I’m not becoming a member of that solid. Though, I respect all of these sistas. They do what they do and I’m not changing Nene Leakes.”

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Has Nene Leakes been fired?

The query of the way forward for Leakes has been questioned by RHOA followers. There are rumors that solid members have obtained their choose up letters for season 13. Leakes has not revealed if she’s been requested again and on what situations. Bravo viewers had been alarmed when the “Come and Get This Hunni” hitmaker posted a cryptic message that she later deleted.

“You are NOT gonna get away with this! I promise,” Leakes wrote in a since-deleted tweet.

Several fan blogs began reporting that Leakes had not reached an settlement with Bravo to proceed on the present. However, Leakes’ supervisor issued an announcement to make clear what was taking place behind-the-scenes.

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“It is absolutely not true that Nene has been fired from RHOA,” Steven Grossman advised People. “Furthermore, it was made abundantly clear prior that she will always be welcome on the series as long as she wants to be.”

The Glee alum additionally tweeted out that she can be the one to announce the information of her future on the present.

“I promise I’ll be the first to tell you myself! Thank you for the love,” she tweeted.

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Nene Leakes and Kandi Burruss | Steve Dietl/Bravo

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Does Nene Leakes need to proceed?

Earlier this 12 months Leakes was unsure about returning to RHOA and the present that made her a family identify.

“I don’t know, I just don’t know,” Leakes advised People about coming again. “I got back and forth with it every day, I feel like it’s a big conversation I need to have with the network and with production. Because if they value their talent in some sort of way, then we need to talk. We need to come up with some sort of compromise here.”

Bravo is anticipated to announce the way forward for RHOA within the coming weeks.

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