Nene Leakes is opening up about her expertise with Bravo because the star of The Actual Housewives of Atlanta in addition to her fallout with Andy Cohen.
Leakes was in negotiations to return to RHOA Season 13 however the events failed to succeed in an settlement and “the tastiest peach of Atlanta” left the franchise. The Glee alum would later sue the community and Cohen over “unfair therapy,” a go well with that she dropped in 2022.
A yr after Leakes dropped the go well with, she is opening up concerning the causes she needed to go away the present and it’s as a result of she felt she “wasn’t getting truthful therapy,” she mentioned throughout an interview with Carlos King on Actuality with the King.
Leakes mentioned she was getting phased out for Season 13 of the truth collection and was solely supplied six episodes, one thing she didn’t suppose was truthful. The previous Bravo star mentioned that executives instructed her the explanation she was solely supplied a part-time position was as a result of she seemed sad. Leakes questioned how they have been capable of inform she was sad and if something, what made her sad was that her episode rely was reduce quick on a season that ended up having a complete of 21 episodes.
“I’m sad that I bought six episodes. I imply, shouldn’t I get greater than six episodes? Like, why is it a phase-out when there’s different ladies who are usually not the identical complexion as me and began as an authentic housewife?” she mentioned. “Why are they being supplied 18 episodes, and I’m being supplied six episodes. What did I do? As a result of I don’t know something that I’ve accomplished ever on this present that no different housewife on this franchise haven’t accomplished. I’ve by no means accomplished something that nobody else has accomplished.”
Leakes cited that a number of incidents that she was being known as out for that different housewives have aldo accomplished however proceed to be on the community. One instance was when Teresa Giudice from New Jersey pushed Cohen throughout a reunion, versus when Leakes pushed a digital camera operator that was in the way in which of her moving into her closet attempting to cease a co-star from rummaging by means of her private house.
Reflecting on all the things, Leakes says she’s at all times been open to having a dialog with NBCUniversal brass, and even in spite of everything that has transpired she “nonetheless respects them for what they do” within the tv panorama.
“I need you to know that I’ve at all times from day one been very open to sitting down and having a dialog to determine methods to work something out, methods to transfer ahead, methods to simply something that we may do to simply transfer ahead. I’ve at all times been very open to that. I can’t say that the opposite aspect has been that approach,” Leakes mentioned.
She later added, “I’ve at all times been open to working it out. I’ve at all times been open to having a dialog. They’ve by no means needed to have a dialog or they’ve by no means needed to maneuver ahead in any type of approach.”
At one level, Leakes took to social media to name out Cohen and make some incendiary feedback about him. Throughout the interview, Leakes assured King that she now has no animosity in the direction of Cohen and even congratulated him on his daughter.
“I don’t have any exhausting emotions,” she mentioned on her emotions in the direction of Cohen. “I’m a Sagittarius. So sooner or later, I could also be mad with you, however then I recover from it. I’m not the type of lady that carries a grudge or maintain[s] the grudge eternally. I’m additionally not [an] ass kisser.”
She continued, “I hate that we’re on this place. I actually want it was a approach for us to search out our approach again to one another as a result of, you recognize, life is brief and also you simply don’t wish to carry sick emotions for the remainder of your life. You don’t must work collectively to do something. However it might be good to both simply to simply work by means of the problems.”
On returning to RHOA, Leakes mentioned, “If I had to return it is going to be 100% for the followers. The test isn’t a foul test though I believe my test ought to be larger… the test isn’t a foul test.”
Watch the complete interview within the video under.