On September 17, NeNe Leakes uploaded a video titled “Pay attention Carefully, I acquired one thing to inform you!” to YouTube telling followers that she is not going to be part of Actual Housewives of Atlanta Season 13. “I’ve been on an especially, extraordinarily lengthy, exhausting, tiring, emotional negotiation. There was a whole lot of emotion flying on each side. It has been laborious, and I’ve made the very laborious and tough resolution to not be part of Actual Housewives of Atlanta Season 13,” she stated.
She continued, stating, “It wasn’t a straightforward resolution for me. It was laborious. I began on The Actual Housewives of Atlanta in 2008. We took off like a rocket. I imply, we took off. You could possibly have by no means instructed me that I might begin on this little present and it nonetheless be going sturdy 13, 14 years later. And it’s. I am simply so glad that I can say that I used to be part of a style that opened up doorways for Black ensemble actuality exhibits to step up and be part of what all of us now love a lot, actuality TV.”
A rep for Bravo instructed PEOPLE, “We want NeNe all the perfect in her future endeavors and thank her for sharing her journey for over a decade with the followers of The Actual Housewives of Atlanta,” including, “She’s been instrumental because the begin and can actually be missed, and possibly sooner or later she’ll maintain the peach once more.” Whereas it sounds fairly amicable, and that the choice was NeNe’s, some imagine NeNe was fired.
Was NeNe actually fired from RHOA?
NeNe was almost certainly not fired from RHOA. Again in June, NeNe’s supervisor, Steven Grossman, instructed PEOPLE that “It’s completely not true that NeNe has been fired from RHOA. Moreover, it was made abundantly clear prior that she’s going to at all times be welcome on the collection so long as she desires to be.” He added, “having on-going larger image conversations with NBC Common and haven’t made any selections relating to subsequent season particularly. Any hypothesis or sources making an attempt to create controversy by stating in any other case are extremely inaccurate. Bloop.” Bravo additionally confirmed that NeNe was not fired.
“There is no such thing as a reality to this story — NeNe was not fired and conversations for the following season are nonetheless ongoing,” a Bravo spokesperson instructed PEOPLE.
The chatter about NeNe getting the boot began in June when she tweeted “You might be NOT gonna get away with this! I promise.” Though the tweet has since been deleted, the outlet LoveBScott immortalized the tweet. The outlet additionally reported that sources declare she was not provided a contract for Season 13.
Though this is not the primary time NeNe left RHOA (the fact star and face of RHOA left the present after Season 7, returning for Season 10), it looks as if this time is perhaps extra ultimate. Though, you by no means actually know. Bravo did trace that NeNe might sooner or later maintain the peach once more. She will certainly be missed!