Nene Leakes from The Real Housewives of Atlanta shared issues she has for her kids after Ahmaud Arbery was shot and killed whereas going for a jog in February.
Leakes has two sons, one in his early twenties and one who turned 30. “As a mother of two black boys that could have been one of my boys, and I feel really horrible for her (Ahmaud Arbery’s mother)…it hurt me to look at it (the video),” she mentioned on Channel Q’s The Morning Beat.
She regrets ever watching the video, “Why did I do it,” she puzzled. “I couldn’t sleep for the rest of the night. I thought it was awful.”
Leakes says she was ‘undone’ by the video
Leakes added, “It hurt me to look at it and he’s not even my child. I was just undone by it. It is awful. Now, this is not happening in Atlanta, Georgia, this is on the outside.” The capturing passed off in Brunswick, Georgia.
She added that these mindless shootings are merely unreal. “I don’t understand how one wouldn’t get it,” she exclaimed. “It doesn’t have anything to do with race to me. All you need to do is be a human with a heart. And just know that doing something such as that, is unreal. It’s not right.”
“It doesn’t matter about the color [and] it could have happened to anybody. It just is not right.” She provides, “It could have been a black guy shooting a white boy. That’s just wrong. And if you have any kind of heart, this is what I would say. If you know what’s right, and you want to live right. I just want to live right, I don’t care what color you are. If I like you I like you. And I don’t have that kind of hate in my heart. You have to have a lot of hate in your heart to look at that and be OK with it.”
Leakes additionally addressed her relationship with Cynthia Bailey
Leakes additionally discussed the reunion and her relationship with Cynthia Bailey. She thinks Bailey’s persona got here out extra this season as a result of previously she as portrayed as being extra demure. But, “Cynthia is a tough girl. I feel like she does a lot of things sneaky and underhanded. Even at the reunion, there were a lot of things that Kenya was saying to me (that)I knew came from Cynthia’s mouth.”
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“Cynthia is not an angel,” she insisted. “She’s been in a struggle with Porsha earlier than, she’s simply not an angel. Also, I believe our friendship began to go downhill, actually, and I’m not mendacity, that is the God sincere fact, I’ve mentioned it 1,000,000 occasions, I don’t know why.
She added, “I have been a great friend to Cynthia, she’s been a great friend to me. I was truly hurt by the dissolve of our relationship and that was real…I really thought of her as my sister.”