NeNe Leakes Hints At “Real Housewives Of Atlanta” Departure?

May 14, 2014  |  

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It’s been proven time and time again that there’s only room for one queen bee on the set of “Real Housewives of Atlanta”. RHoA sophmore Kenya Moore seems to be desperately clawing for that number one spot and after witnessing this season’s reunion show, many felt that NeNe’s time with the Bravo franchise is just about over.

“NeNe, needs to go. I understand that she’s the highest paid housewife and all that other kind of stuff, but in the course of NeNe being on this show — And I know that she’s the only original housewife left, but, you know, she stayed so long that she went from being likable and loveable, and comical, to being mean, jealous, vindictive, childish. Just childish, bitter — all that. NeNe needs to go,” Wendy Williams ranted earlier this month.

Interestingly, NeNe also recently spoke out against Bravo producers, blaming them for villainizing her this season.

“I feel like these networks and production companies—I’m just keeping it real—I just feel like they build you up to tear you down,” she said in a March interview. “I feel like they’ve done whatever they could do to try to not show me in the best light. There are so many things that happen on the show and they… I don’t even want to talk about editing, because I feel like so many people cry wolf on editing. I’m just saying that they’ve done whatever they could to try and diminish anything that I’ve done and I’m okay with it because I know about reality TV.”

Considering her apparent displeasure with her portrayal on the show, some have already begun speculating that NeNe is planning to leave the Bravo franchise. And a recent tweet sent out by the reality star only seems to fuel those speculations.


Do you think it’s time for NeNe to make an exit?

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  • Brighteyes

    No I don’t. Without her the show is nothing. Sure she is and has had great success but what’s wrong with wanting more. It’s good to know that when a show is on and you still have an original cast member through all the ups and downs there must be something good about it. kenya came on to ruin the whole show. Make it worst she’s not even a housewife. What was Bravo thinking. She’s disgusting and overly needy person. That’s why Walter ran like the wind. He’s no fool. She needs to go especially since she has been the main reason for all the true housewives on show have split friendships. I see why her mother doesn’t want anything to do with her.

  • Divine

    Nene your time is up!

  • rosemary

    Bye Nene! Your 10 min. are over, Boop!! Now you can go back to being an unknown housewife in Atlanta, like you were before RHOA. All the other cast members were well known before RHOA. You were the only unknown. Stop buying those red bottoms you like to brag about. No REAL actress brags about money, they never say a word about how much money they have or the brand of their shoes, and that is why you are not in their class.

  • susiejazz

    She either wants more money or she want someone taken off the show. She needs to hush, this is all she has in a career that is felling because of her selfishness and mouth, it’s all about me me, mine, mine.

  • donna

    the show did not make nene look bad, she did that on her own. she is mean, and boring at this point. so bye.

  • GetReal2014

    Glad she’s leaving, if it’s true. She’s not funny in the least. Her shade is not clever or witty, just juvenile and irritating. Never seen such a mean girl in my life.

  • Yolanda Harris

    If Bravo “edited” NeNe or tore her down in some way, she
    gave them all the ammunition they needed. She acted like a high school mean
    girl at times and that’s what they showed the world. She can’t blame anyone
    else for that.

    • Junie

      Nene is so ghetto and she has slapped fame in the face. Please get with black hair, you are not white. She may have been Nene in the beginning, but she lost it.

  • Christan-Joy Demeritt

    Nene was no one before RHOA and will probably revert to the same afterwards. She was literally playing herself in both the tv shows she was on and it’s clear that public it’s tired of her. Her pride has gotten out of control and we all know pride cometh before a fall.

    • Guest

      Let’s try to stop tearing people up.
      She was Nene before RHOA and she is still Nene until she decides to change her name.
      At times this show has all these beautiful women acting the fool.
      The director should yell cut and do it over cuz the world is watching.
      Notice how lucky Nene is real with her other girlfriends that are not housewives. The show is creating thirstyness, bitterness between the women vying for a permanent spot and a peach.
      Smart evolving Nene is a brand and people of all races enjoy her brand of comedy she can branch out.
      Work it Nene

      • Christan-Joy Demeritt

        You’re right, she was definitely Nene before the show. I should have specified that she was no one of any importance to me or anyone I know. As far as directors yelling cut, not sure what you’re talking about.

  • TruthHurtz havePlease goclearly become too big for your britches…you are no longer humble and have put yourself on a pedestal above the other ladies..but you don’t belong there. .you display jealousy. .insecurity…and a lack of maturity with almost everything you say and’ve alienated everyone including crew and media…You’re losing air in your bullsh** baloon…and nd it’s painful watching you do so with no class or tact….Boring at best…Please go

  • Nehes Ba’a Rayay

    what will she do now? America’s Hollywood will not pick her up. her ego is too massive to apologize Andy. you don’t think for one moment they will find another Rachet Housewife for that Bravo show that y’all would embrace??? that’s that Athens ignorance. #needadoseofreality

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  • quashi

    Bye Felicia!

  • guest

    Y’all really need to stop hating on NENE.
    She is the only bona fide Housewife from day one
    She is the most self improved
    She is the most driven
    She is worthy of her big pay check and without Leakes there’s no RHOA!

  • Yolanda Hinton

    Child please shes not going anywhere. She has no other jobs now…shes crying editing but didnt when they did the same to kenya and entire cast. They all played a different role

  • guest

    I for one will stop watching. I’m betting money their ratings will sink.

  • MollyTheMaid

    I won’t miss her. #DEUCES

  • Margaret

    NeNe knew that it was coming. She had not played it well and safe any more, specifically with the ‘pillow talk’ mess; -it was a big setup against her cast members, and the way she addressed Andy on the season’s last show, it will be very difficult for Bravo or any other employer to keep an employee such as NeNe. Her statement was out-of-place.

    • Guest

      Yes. I was shocked by the way she treated Andy. I won’t miss her.

      • guest

        And who’s Andy? Please, who cares about him! He let Kenya bring her stupid props to the show with no repercussions. He has lost all credibility. I am sure that is why Nene treated him the way she did.

        • Si Fa

          lol! Andy’s her BOSS. The guy who most likely fired her.

      • guest

        No need to worry about Andrew he’s a big boy and can handle himself with all kinds of housewives, Fashion Queens, etc.
        Apparently, the two of them seem to care and like each other. Hopefully, this departure story is false.

  • TexasDiva

    So now she wants to blame her ugly ways and bad attitude on editing? Chile please and bye!!!

    • sylvia person

      Keep in mind that Kenya is an actress. She fakes everything. She needs to be on a scripted show. Oh, that’s right no one can stand her. Maybe Kenya, Cynthia, and Marlow can work at the Bailey agency.

  • uniquefashionista

    Absolutely! I’ve been saying it for a while now. Her time is up.

  • If the rumors are true, then this might be the very thin that will humble NeNe!! I liked the NeNe of seasons 1,2, & 3, not the NeNe “I’m a rich b#tch” or “None of these women are on the level that I’m on, & I will not argue with any of them” Leakes!!

  • YOLO

    I don’t think I’ll enjoy the show without NeNe. She does have the big head and need to bring it down a notch but she does bring some entertainment (the shade). I can’t take too much of Kenya with her crazy antics (I need a man, a baby, my momma, my dog, boo hoo). Cynthia although is classy, is not very entertaining. Phaedra and Porsha are both a little dry. I like Kandi and even if they brought Sheree back she has nothing to offer for a story line besides her cock-eyed baby daddy lack of child support funds and her struggling clothing line.

  • msgeegee

    Yes. Its time to go. Leave while you still have a shred of dignity left .

  • Tudbee

    Dont let the door hit ya! Hopefully Kenya is next but I know it’d be either or.

  • I am over it……

    This was my last season of watching anyway. I had a love/hate thing for Nene, but Kenya just makes me want to turn the channel and I am. Halle, Jada, Taraji and Viola Davis will all have scripted shows on television this season, can’t wait..

    • B Cooper

      I agree with all you’ve said. If the network is deciding to make Kenya the “queen bee” I’m out also. If anything, they should make Kenya a friend of the housewives. Actually I think they should have made Kenya a friend to begin season five. I mean, she’ not even a housewife. I know KANDI wasn’t either, but she is a super-producer, former girl group member and from Atlanta. Heck, Kenya ain’t even from the South, let alone Atlanta. She is so not interesting. I am tired of seeing her fuss, twerk and get in people’s business for no dang reason (Natalie).

  • I don’t know how I feel about this, I enjoyed Nene on the show and her not on the show seems odd. I know the show going to fine without her but to be honest if the show is exactly how it was this season without Nene I won’t be watching. I think the negativity, drama filled, fabrication of this show has got of hand. I hope Bravo considers everyone contract and not just Nene also give the show a good year off the air. If she goes then it better be as entertaining prior to Kenya and Porsha.

  • B.

    She stopped being the reason I watch. So, if she goes, that is okay.

  • smh

    Well she really didn’t bring much to the show this season to be honest … And the way she was talking to Andy on the reunion she may have gotten a pink slip on the low. I’m like that man is your boss at the end of the day. She’s just unlikable now. She let those few projects go to her head and if she thinks they are gonna keep rolling in if she leaves she is mistaken.

  • She Codes

    Homegirl knows that she was demoted/fired. Nobody voluntarily turns down a million dollars for doing nothing but squiggling your neck and pursing your lips like you just sucked on two lemons all day. She might have been entertaining once, but she’s a major turnoff now.

  • kierah

    Won’t be watching without NeNe. Love her or hate her – she’s the linchpin of the show.

    • JS

      It used to be that way but its been hard to like her this season. Editing can twist situations but it cant make words come out of your mouth. Nene has been smelling herself all season. I miss the old Nene!

      • ♡《 Nurse Bell 》♡

        Exactly! She presented herself that way not the producers and no amount of editing could change that. In fact the few behind the scene clips they showed with her was even uglier. Bye Felicia !

    • Margaret

      Good bye!!!!

    • Clark Toni

      Yes if NeNe leaves, I won’t be watching it either.

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    • Brighteyes

      I fully agree with you. I won’t be watching anymore if she does. They need to get rid of the troublemaker kenya.

  • Bye Nene! I think the show will continue on perfectly fine. Hopefully she can find something else but from the way she’s acting she won’t be “the rich” you know what for much longer. #savethemchecks

    • NeNe should have known not to show her a$$ with Andy Cohen, he’ll fire you quicker than Solange beat Jay Z’s a$$!!!

      • Margaret

        You are sooooooo funny!!!!!

      • Lele

        lol she was being real rude to him. Well if she is leaving she need to save that money bc it looks like her jobs are running dry

    • sylvia person

      We r so cold to each other. We treat people like disposable paper products. NeNe has survived in a very difficult industry, and paved the way for all the Black females on the show. White folk love her. Believe me, they are going to take care of her. Oh by the way, check out her clothing line on QVC.

      • We can be but I don’t like the way Nene treats people like they’re below her and I think that’s why a lot of people don’t care for her anymore. I’m all for changing and growing to be a better person but like I say about Christians “The best Christians are the ones that remember that they were once sinners.”

        Same goes for people that come up from being at the bottom. Don’t throw other people under the bus and try to treat them like they’re beneath you. That’s that ish I don’t like.