But first, Kenya pointed out both the good and the bad about the reunions. As for the positive, she explained, “The reunion represents closure on all levels. I believe most women need closure.”
As for the negative aspect, Kenya shared, “Reunions are tough because you live through filming, then through seeing it on TV, and then again during the reunion. You can feel you have moved on from something difficult and then you have to discuss it and rehash it. I felt good about this reunion, because I have grown so much. I am stronger now and nothing or anyone can destroy me.”
This is the story all about how, Real Housewives Of Atlanta got turned upside down. And I’d like to take a minute – just sit right there – to tell you how I became the princess of an African who isn’t really there.
In Hotlanta born and raised, married to money, living in debt was where I spent most of my days. Fillin’ out maxin out AmEx all cool and starting gossip outside The Bailey School. When a couple of unmarrieds who were up to no good started making trouble in my Housewives hood. I got in one little affair with an African, the bitches got loud and said I’m stealing your crown.
I yelled and threatened day after day, to drag her MISS- WHO-S-A title down in shame. So I packed my Firkin and sent us all on plane. Buzzin’ on moscato and throwing’ out shade, I snapped a pic on my iPhone, and said, “I might as well tweet it, but the friendships still fake.’
NeNe Leakes and SNL’s Cecily Strong were guests on Watch What Happens Live tonight after part 2 of the Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion episode. Cecily didn’t get to say a whole lot because NeNe had a lot to say. She had a lot of words to say but it didn’t feel like she shared any new info or insights.
After two games we finally get to the questions. A fan wants to know if NeNe is EVER going to donate to Detroit Public Schools Foundation. And this sets her off on a rant aimed mostly at Andy for relaying the question. “Please stop asking me about that. I don’t care what these people ask you. I will do what I want to do when I want to do it. Let’s be very clear about that. They can Tweet and ask you anything they want to. I do what I want to do. I’m not going to be forced to do anything.” She adds, “I’m gonna tell you this. When it comes down to charity, it should not be made out of a mockery. It shouldn’t be anything you’re talking about constantly on your show, on social media. The idea was that you don’t make charity out of a mockery. You’re doing something from the goodness of your heart and want to donate to charity, you donate the right way. Who writes a check and posts it on social media and tries to say ‘I’m donating to charity’? People donate to charity in private. Nobody does that bullshit.”
Our favorite reality TV stars cannot get enough of the spotlight during their regularly scheduled time slots, so they take to social media to share even more of their lives with us. And we would not have it any other way. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite snapshots and selfies from this week. Enjoy.
NeNe Leakes wants it known that she is NOT. GOING. ANYWHERE… unless confronted by fellow Real Housewives Of Atlanta co-stars! Weighing in on the season and her new pal Phaedra Parks‘ possible divorce, NeNe advises Phaedra to follow her heart, meanwhile Kenya Moore suggests Phaedra is actually following viewer’s opinion when it comes to her divorce from Apollo Nida!
“Whatever goes on in Phaedra’s home is between her and Apollo – we don’t have to sleep with Apollo at night,” NeNe adds. Well, neither does Phaedra – at least not for the next 6 or 7 years (depending on good behavior).
NeNe Leakes stopped by New York Live to talk about the Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion. Of course NeNe has a lot to say now that she doesn’t have anyone to challenge her on her own little press tour. When asked to accept responsibility for her words and actions on the reunion, however, all she had to say was, “You’re right. I’m wrong.” Typical NeNe.
NeNe shared her thoughts on the “gang ups” on the reunion, jealousy from her co-stars, the newer cast versus the original cast, and more. About the reunion, she shared, “There was definitely gang ups and I kind of understand. I’ve been there since the beginning and a lot of girls come on this show and they are like, “OK, let me take NeNe on, that’s the first one I’m gonna get.'”
To no one’s surprise, NeNe Leakes hopes that The Real Housewives of Atlantacast will get a MAJOR overhaul next season. NeNe is praying that none of the unmarried Housewives get invited back. She also talks about her current co-stars trying to knock her off of her throne.
She chatted with Michael Strahan and Robin Roberts on Live! With Kelly and Michael this morning. She shared on last night’s reunion episode, “They are mad, honey. They’re out there attacking Miss NeNe Leakes.” When Robin asks why she thinks that is, “I’m a threat. I am a threat and they are mad.” Michael asks if they’re jealous because she’s the only original cast member left. “Well, of course. Everybody wants to knock the queen off her throne, but she’s not going anywhere.”
I don’t know about you but I consider this season’s Real Housewives Of Atlanta reunion to be basically an extension of last season’s Real Housewives Of Atlanta reunion, albeit without anyone’s clip-in hair pieces being used to mop the stage floor.
Porsha Williams explains there “wasn’t a lot of screaming and yelling” during the reunion because the women just “wanted to be heard” and “clear up whatever the misunderstandings were” – although there also wasn’t a lot of progress made!
“People were definitely upset last year and lashed out with anger. This year I feel like people were very emotional. It was really similar to the therapy session,” Porsha describes. Although Porsha isn’t really in the business of clearing up any of her shade – in fact she stands by accusing Peter Thomas of cheating (why would she? No shade), and her refusal to apologize to Kenya Moore over last season’s fight.