‘RHOA’ Season 13: Cynthia Bailey Says She Hasn’t Seen Nene Leakes During Filming

by Jeremy Spirogis
Cynthia Bailey

Fans of The Real Housewives franchise are in all probability entertaining themselves with the women of Potomac or the RHOBH reunion proper now.

As a few of the different cities are gearing as much as drop new episodes within the coming weeks, different exhibits are filming. The Atlanta Housewives are at the moment capturing season 13, and Cynthia Bailey not too long ago spoke about Nene Leakes’ presence (or lack of) on the present.

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Cynthia Bailey at Bailey Wine Cellar, June 2020 | Paras Griffin/Getty Images

Nene Leakes ‘RHOA’ standing has been an incredible thriller

For months, RHOA followers and solid members have been questioning if Nene will return for the subsequent season of the present. After a tumultuous season 12 reunion, off-camera stress with co-stars corresponding to Kenya Moore, and clashes with Bravo brass, many assume Leakes is completed.

The indisputable fact that she abruptly deleted her Instagram account with none rationalization solely added gas to the rumors, as did her cryptic tweets. Did Nene Leakes give up? Was she fired? For some time, some thought her contract negotiations soured, however for viewers, it’s a real thriller.

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Cynthia Bailey talks about Leakes’ filming standing

During an interview with E!’s Just the Sip host Justin Sylvester, Bailey spoke about what’s taking place with filming in Atlanta for season 13. She touched on the COVID-19 security protocols, her relationship with fiancé Mike Hill, and life in quarantine.

At the tail finish of the dialog, Bailey dished on the rumors surrounding Leakes’ return to the present. She solely had a couple of phrases. “I don’t really have any real answers for you to be honest. All I know is what I read and see on the blogs too. So, I can just tell you I haven’t filmed anything with her yet or seen her,” she mentioned.

“So, that’s that. In terms of contract negotiations, it’s not unusual for people to still be negotiating their contract. We’ve been over here filming for about two months now but I’m just saying it’s not super unusual.”

Bailey added that she nonetheless has love for Nene and needs her to do no matter is greatest for her. She acknowledged Leakes is an OG and is nice for present, however made it clear it’s Leakes’ business.

Fans and ‘RHOA’ solid members need to see Nene return

Leakes has a powerful fan base that’s grown over the previous decade. People need her to come back again on the present and a few vowed to not watch if she doesn’t. And although she had main points with Leakes this previous season, Kandi Burruss additionally desires her to return.

Back in July, she instructed Hollywood Life that Leakes is an integral a part of RHOA and he or she’d love for her to point out up for season 13.

“I feel like it would suck if she decided not to come back,” she mentioned. “I feel like why wouldn’t she come back, but I feel like ultimately that is up to her, so we’ll see…. I have not talked to Nene either and I do not know what her plans are, so I don’t know and honestly.”

Season 13 began simply began filming this summer season so it’s too early to inform when it is going to air. In the meantime, Leakes’ Twitter account remains to be energetic and he or she might shock followers with an announcement.

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