Nene Leakes made it official and confirmed she was leaving The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Fans had feared this end result for weeks as she hinted tense negotiations on social media. Although the precise cause for her departure shouldn’t be recognized, Leakes has teased she will likely be telling her fact quickly. The Glee alum additionally mentioned she hoped Andy Cohen revered her simply as a lot as he did Teddi Mellencamp.
Why is Nene Leakes leaving?
Filming for RHOA Season 15 had began and one notable absence was Leakes. Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Cynthia Bailey, and Porsha Williams had all confirmed their return, however Leakes was significantly quiet. After weeks of hinting negotiations weren’t going nicely, she lastly made an announcement on Thursday, September 17.
“I’ve made the very laborious and tough choice to not be part of Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 13,” the star mentioned on YouTube. “It wasn’t an easy decision for me. It was hard.”
Leakes was the OG of the Atlanta-based franchise and was iconic from the very first season. The Fashion Police alum is happy with having been somebody that paved the best way for a lot of different ladies after her.
“You could’ve never told me that I would star on this little show and it’d still be going strong 13 years later,” Leakes mirrored. “I’m just so happy that I can say that I was a part of a genre that opened up doors for Black ensemble reality shows to step up and be a part of what we all now love so much, reality TV.”
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Nene Leakes has extra to say
Despite sounding optimistic about her future after RHOA and making it appear she was blissful along with her choice, issues have taken a darkish flip. Since confirming her exit, Leakes has thrown shade at Andy Cohen and Bravo.
When a fan requested if the cable community was giving Leakes a brand new starring automobile she replied tweeting, “They don’t think I deserve to work at all in any [capacity].”
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A fan interpreted her phrases as her saying she was compelled out of RHOA and the cable community.
“They definitely did,” Leakes replied.
Later on, Leakes talked about Andy in one other tweet the place she teased there was going to be extra to come back.
“Andy said he respected Teddi [Mellencamp] for telling the truth about her exit,” she tweeted. “Well, I can’t wait to tell my truth. I hope I get just as much respect.”
What does Teddi Mellencamp must do with Andy Cohen?
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Teddi Mellencamp, just lately introduced her exit from the present after three seasons.
“I don’t want to bore you but I’d figure I could give you a little update on what’s going on,” Mellencamp posted on her Instagram Stories. “Recently found out that my contract as a housewife is not being renewed.”
Cohen was impressed at how sincere Mellencamp was about breaking the information to followers of her departure.
“Teddi Mellencamp released what I thought was one of the most, no BS, ‘I’m leaving’ announcements on record,” Cohen mentioned on Radio Andy. “I thought that was really good. She’s an accountability coach. So she checked herself.”
Cohen has not replied to any of Leakes’ tweets as of now.