NeNe Leakes: “I’m Over Being Argued With All The Time”

NeNe Leakes

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.'”


When asked if she thinks the newbies are jealous of her success beyond Real Housewives of Atlanta, NeNe said, “I’ve had a lot of opportunities to come to me, so a lot of girls come on the show, and they want those opportunities and I think they can have them, because I think there’s enough room for everybody but I feel like they think they can’t unless they have like some big argument with me. And I get tired of that.”

NeNe added, “I guess it is just the nature of being on a reality show. Like, you have to come on and argue with somebody, so who’s better to argue with than the girl who’s been there since day one? Everybody comes on and argues with me. I’m over it. I’m over being argued with all the time.”

When asked if the recent additions to the cast make her miss the original cast, NeNe snarked, “I can’t say all that.”

NeNe continued, “What I can say is, the original cast, they were very different than this cast. The original girls, I feel like wasn’t as thirsty as these girls and probably is the reason why the aren’t on the show. And also, they had limits, meaning they weren’t willing to do ANY and EVERY thing. Some of them were moms, so they were like, ‘You know, I ain’t going to do all that, now, because I’m a mom, or because I have a husband.’ So they weren’t willing to do everything. Half of our cast are not married, and half of them don’t have children, so they’re willing to do like anything!”

Yet to come on the reunion, NeNe gets angry when Kenya Moore uses NeNe flirting with Peter Thomas an example of harmless flirting.

“She went too far,” NeNe said on New York Live. “They played me right there. We really got into it for that, because Cynthia, Peter, me, and Gregg, we all were friends. Really good friends. We double dated. We traveled together. So to really like put that into the atmosphere was not cool to me. And my husband was sitting right there.”

NeNe hinted that there are surprises – where relationships are concerned – to come on the reunion.


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