In a September 17 YouTube video, Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes introduced that she is quitting the franchise.
During the video, Leakes admitted that she was unable to succeed in a take care of Bravo for Season 13. “There’s been plenty of feelings on each side,” Leakes stated within the video. “It’s been laborious and I’ve made a tough, tough choice to not be a part of Real Housewives of Atlanta season 13.”
Leakes continued, “It wasn’t a straightforward choice for me. It was laborious.” During the video, Leakes mirrored on her time on The Real Housewives of Atlanta,which she has been part of since its first season. Through the show, viewers have gotten a more in-depth look into Leakes’ life, in addition to her household’s life.
Rumors Have Been Swirling for Months That Leakes Wouldn’t Be Coming Back to the Franchise
While some could have been shocked to see Leakes exit from The Real Housewives of Atlanta,there have been rumors suggesting that she could depart the show going round for months. In early June, blogger B Scott alleged that Leakes had been fired. B Scott claimed that when presents went out to the solid for Season 13 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Leakes didn’t obtain one. B Scott speculated that it might have been as a result of Leakes has been uncooperative typically with manufacturing as of late, and walked off throughout the nearly filmed Season 12 reunion many instances.
In mid-July, Page Six additionally reported that Leakes’ function on The Real Housewives of Atlanta was nonetheless “up within the air.” An insider advised the publication that conversations between Leakes and Bravo had been “nonetheless ongoing.”
Leakes’ Recent Social Media Messages Have Been Cryptic
I hav protected every1 for years and lined up issues i shouldn’t have! I took the beating so others didn’t have too and nobody has protected me or stood up for me. Y’all have gone silent and turned the opposite cheek. You are NOT exempted from getting this similar therapy 1 day
— NeNe Leakes (@NeNeLeakes) August 21, 2020
While rumors had been swirling that Leakes could not return to The Real Housewives of Atlanta,her messages on social media have appeared fairly cryptic. On August 21, Leakes tweeted, “I’ve protected every1 for years and lined up issues i shouldn’t have! I took the beating so others didn’t have too and nobody has protected me or stood up for me. Y’all have gone silent and turned the opposite cheek. You are NOT exempted from getting this similar therapy 1 day.”
On July 31, Leakes tweeted one other cryptic message, writing, “If I’ve to face alone I WILL.” On July 24, Leakes also tweeted, “Have you ever labored with a sociopath who used you for his or her private achieve to realize what they need for themselves?” Although Leakes didn’t explicitly say who she was speaking about, many individuals within the replies thought she could have been speaking about her fellow Real Housewives of Atlanta castmates and even Andy Cohen.
Additionally, on August 26, Page Six reported that Leakes had deleted her Instagram web page amidst the rumors. However, at the moment, her Instagram web page is again up once more.
Andy Cohen Posted a Tribute to Leakes’ Time on ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ on His Instagram Page
Following Leakes’ announcement on September 17 that she was leaving The Real Housewives of Atlanta,Cohen posted a photograph of them collectively on his Instagram web page. In the caption, Cohen wrote, “Nene Leakes is an icon of the style. She is a gif and catchphrase machine. In 11 years of#WWHL, Nene has been our most frequent visitor, and she or he is at all times A BLAST.”
Cohen continued, writing within the caption, “Through her entire run, she has at all times had a critical concern and drive to take care of the success and well-being of#RHOA. I’m going to overlook Nene on the show, however I’m hoping we work collectively once more quickly and can stay in one another’s orbits endlessly.”