Not paying your celebrity wedding planner is apparently the new thing to do when you've scored a Bravo wedding spinoff! First comes Kim Zolciak, then comes her on-and-off BFF NeNe Leakes!

NeNe and Gregg Leakes just staged a big, ol' fancy re-wedding for their new show I Dream Of NeNe. NeNe reportedly hired one of Atlanta's premiere wedding planners, Tiffany Cook, to plan the massive affair and racked up a MILLION dollar bill. And then she never paid! 

According to the suit Tiffany filed in Georgia, she claims NeNe promised to pay her "15% of the entire wedding budget PLUS fees design and execution of the wedding PLUS travel expenses to the event." 


Tiffany alleges NeNe's TOTAL budget for the wedding was a whopping $1.8 MILLION. Um… them Trump Checks run deeeep.

According to TMZ, Tiffany says her fee breakdown is as follows:

  • $270k (plus 15%) for her services
  • $889,900 for Design Fees            
  • $1,750 for 4 coach (HA!) tickets from Florida to Georgia. 

Tiffany says that NeNe did shell out for the initial $18,750 down payment, but she hasn't seen a penny since. So she is being forced to sue for the remaining balance of $1,142,900 million plus damages. And those damages bring the total bill up to $2.5 Million! 

Interesting tidbit: Tiffany also planned Kordell and Porsha Stewart's wedding. Bad omen…?

Even more interesting: NeNe denies ever hiring Tiffany Cook! Her rep tells TMZ a man named Tony Conway planned the affair (and was no doubt paid by Bravo). "This lawsuit has no merit and it appears to be a baseless attempt to grab 15 min of fame," NeNe's rep adds.

NeNe, of course doing what all good reality TV stars do, immediately took to twitter to dismiss the claims!

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She also implied Tiffany had some not so favorable reviews from past clients… 

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"Do Not make me put together my dream team of attorneys hunni! Phaedra Parks, Star Jones & the accident attorney Ken Nugent LOL,” NeNe joked.

In fairness to NeNe I can remember her tweeting about Tony while planning her wedding and thanking him after the event.

Real Housewives of Atlanta is filming now, so perhaps this lawsuit is a storyline to create some crossover drama? Wouldn’t surprise me…

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I Dream Of NeNe premieres September 17th 

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