Nene Leakes Confirms She is Leaving Real Housewives of Atlanta and Will Not Be Returning

Nene Leakes will not be returning to The Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 13. The OG of the Bravo franchise made the announcement on her YouTube channel after several weeks of negotiations. Production for the new season had already commenced without Leakes and they were ultimately not able to reach a deal.

Leakes had been silent lately about her contentious meetings with Bravo executives over her return to RHOA. The star had also recently closed her Instagram account as rumors swirled she had been fired.

On Thursday, September 17, the “tastiest peach in Atlanta” finally announced she was not coming back for season 13 of the series.

“I have made the very hard and difficult decision to not be a part of Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 13,” the star said on YouTube. “It wasn’t an easy decision for me… It was hard.”


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