What do you get if you are rude, crude, and socially unacceptable? Well, if you are employed by Bravo, apparently you get rewarded. Real Housewives of Atlanta star, NeNe Leakes, might be finding out that treating people in a manner, usually reserved for those who run over your dog, is actually great for the bank account.
In Season 11 of RHOA, NeNe took “playing the victim” to levels even Vicki Gunvalson has never reached. Not only did she make the entire season about herself, she participated in physical brawls, turned on her BFF, and blamed her husband’s cancer on his infidelity. Along the way, MeanNe lost friends, fans, and some might say her mind in certain cases. But hey, whatever works, and seemingly her nasty attitude worked in her favor.
Last night was the premiere of Porsha Williams‘ special Porsha’s Having A Baby! I dunno – I kinda loved it. It was everything we adore about Porsha: zany, outlandish, clueless, and fun. The show opened with a fairy tale about hot dogs, so you know it was going to be ridiculous good, and it also made me really appreciate Dennis McKinley. (Am I wrong? Should I be admitting this?)
Porsha and Dennis are in hog heaven. Literally since the only thing Porsha is consuming is honey baked ham, but reality and real life are getting in the way. Reality like where to live, having a baby in about 5 minutes, and mama drama, so even though it’s not all hot dogs and hot photo shoots, it starts out that way!
It’s not easy being a Real Housewife, and some of the “OG” Housewives have been through the wringer recently. Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes has been dealing with her husband Gregg Leakes’ battle with colon cancer. She also evicted Kandi Burruss and a then-pregnant Porsha Williams from her closet. NeNe ripped a camera man’s shirt and may have pulled off Porsha’s belt during the incident. During the reunion, it came out that a producer was allegedly injured by NeNe. That’s a lot of drama over a closet. In the end, NeNe destroyed her longtime friendship with Cynthia Bailey because Cynthia invited former peach-holder Kenya Moore to a product launch.
On Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, this season is all about “puppy gate” and how Dorit Kemsley’s pup from Vanderpump Dogs ended up in a shelter. This saga has positioned Lisa Vanderpump against all her fellow Beverly Hills Housewives. On a personal level, Lisa has been struggling with the death of her brother. The epic show-down at Villa Rosa between Lisa, Lisa’s husband Ken Todd, and former bestie Kyle Richards was upsetting to watch.
Real Housewives of Atlanta, which is all about NeNe Leakes at this point, is airing the reunion episodes and all the dirty laundry between NeNe and the other ladies. It has been an eventful season for NeNe. Kandi Burruss and pregnant Porsha Williams entered NeNe’s mystery closet after NeNe instructed them not to go in it. A furious NeNe pulled off a camera man’s shirt and may have pulled off Porsha’s belt. Maybe they should have ditched the glamorous ballroom and feisty koi fish in favor of filming the reunion in NeNe’s closet.
NeNe also has an issue with former bestie Cynthia Bailey inviting RHOA alum Kenya Moore to Cynthia’s wine cooler launch. All guest lists must be approved by NeNe so no “monsters” like Kenya can get in. Even NeNe’s husband Gregg Leakes was not spared this season. Gregg is battling colon cancer, and recently completed his chemo treatments.
Well, I Am living for Porsha Williams on this Real Housewives Of Atlanta reunion! And I am really LIVING for the return of the fan. I can only hope it was a gift from Kenya Moore to further piss NeNe Leakes off! Gone with the wind fabulous, but not forgotten from those sofas, sista!
Porsha is not having any of NeNe’s nonsense this reunion and for that I say: YES. Because NO to NeNe’s nonsense and awful attitude and rude unnecessary comments. Claiming you are having a breakdown is not an excuse to verbally and physically assault your friends and co-workers, NeNe! If NeNe has questions about this, she can run it by OSHA to see what they have to say about her workplace behavior.
But first – how are things between Porsha and Kandi Burruss who appeared to be getting along quite well in the latter half of this season as they came together for good against a common enemy (NeNe)? Well, Kandi and Porsha are still not so super good – meaning not following each other on Insta.
NeNe Leakes has been on Real Housewives of Atlanta for a minute now and she isn’t shy about telling you she’s an OG. Actually, NeNe isn’t shy about much of anything. Season 11 proved to be a trying time for NeNe and she wasted no time in making every single thing about herself. If a situation did not highlight her in some way, she made sure it did.
While living life in front of the cameras, MeMe grabbed the spotlight from Eva Marcille’s wedding. When pregnant Porsha Williams complained of back pain, NeNe let you know her pain was worse. When former cast mate Kenya Moore showed up at a party thrown by Cynthia Bailey, NeNe demoted Cynthia from friend to co-worker. And as we all know, husband Gregg Leakes is suffering from colon cancer – but NeNe’s suffering outweighed his by miles. Petty, it’s what’s for dinner! The only person this season who gave it right back to NeNe was Tokyo tour guide Aya, who doubled down on “being on time” and left NeNe in the dust when she was late for group activities. After a turbulent season of losing friends, NeNe is speaking about who should stay, who should go, and who should join the next journey of RHOA. I have an idea, can we give Aya a peach?
Most people love Cynthia Bailey. Well, she never really did anything for people to “dislike” her, but she wasn’t out there offending the viewers either. That was until the Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 11 finale episode. She made some very suspect comments insinuating that she was a part of a scheme to bring Kenya Moore back to the show.
Other than that, Cynthia has just coasted for years. In contrast, Friend of the Housewives Marlo Hampton always brings the drama. She is beyond shady. She has no problem spilling the tea. Plus, she has some interesting fashion choice. So why isn’t she a full-time cast member?
Season 11 of Real Housewives of Atlanta showed Cynthia Bailey hitting a lot of milestones. Cynthia sent her only child, Noelle Robinson, off to college. And she embraced a new love in her life, Mike Hill. In fact, Cynthia is predicting that the sportscaster will put a ring on it at some point next year.
Cynthia is surely feeling the “CHill” from her icy relationship with former bestie, NeNe Leakes. What could possibly make NeNe angrier than going in her closet? Not running your possible guest list by NeNe first. Cynthia invited RHOA alum Kenya Moore to her wine cooler launch party. At the party, NeNe muttered that Kenya is a “monster.” And NeNe believes that Cynthia should have given her a heads up that Kenya would be twirling around the party.