Whether we like it or not, it’s hard to deny that Nene Leakes is a Bravo legend. When she’s on the Real Housewives of Atlanta screen, or when she’s on the sidelines, Nene is always giving us a piece of her mind. After insisting she wasn’t let go of the show, Nene did everything in her power (which wasn’t much) to try and sabotage the franchise altogether. She even wanted to get her “little sister”, Porsha Williams in on that plan.
As we all know now, Porsha didn’t hop on Nene’s scheme to take down RHOA. In fact, Porsha seemingly used the show as a vehicle to secure
Falynn Guobadia’s the bag. Quite the power play. Pretty much anyone with internet access got in on the news of Porsha and Simon Guobadia’s surprise engagement. And as always, that includes Nene.
Every cast needs a good overhaul every now and then. In my humble opinion, unless we have a golden cast full of storylines, these shake-ups should be on the semi-regular. But I’ve said it before and I will say it again, Real Housewives of Atlanta is my favorite franchise. Season after season, they deliver. Even when their storylines are meh, the cast is strong enough to entertain their audience.
But as much as I love my RHOA, I could always do without Miss Nene Leakes. I can’t even hide it, guys. I’m sorry if you don’t agree with me but I must speak my truth! Despite being an OG and central cast member, NeNe brings nothing to the table. She hasn’t since her glory days of Kim Zolciak and Sheree Whitfield feuds. On top of that, she can’t stand to see any of her castmates succeed. For someone always talking about her own success, you would think she would be happy that there is enough to go around. Finally, she regularly refuses to film and storms off when things don’t go her way. See this past season’s reunion.
I have to admit, ever since “that b**ch from Clark” Yovanna Momplaisir jumped on the Real Housewives of Atlanta scene, I wasn’t exactly a fan. She ruined a perfectly good dinner party trying to get a name for herself. Then she was a key player in the whole Snake Gate debacle this season. Well, really, she was the fall guy for Nene Leakes.
But all that changed for me when Yovanna single-handedly saved the RHOA reunion. Not much was happening until she was brought in for part 3, and she made her limited time count. Just before she went on, NeNe stomped off, never to return. Yovanna alleges it’s because NeNe knew Yovanna was coming with receipts. And she was no longer going to be NeNe’s pawn in this mess. Yovanna told us that NeNe asked her to record her cast mates talking smack on her. While Yovanna promised to do so, she really didn’t. When NeNe let her take the fall, Yovanna decided that the thirst to be on the show wasn’t worth being a villain.
Yvonna Momplaisir might be a mere “friend of” on Real Housewives of Atlanta. But for being a friend of, she is bringing plenty to the table. She might be summed up as a one-time NeNe Leakes friend and accomplice in Snake Gate. Either way, Yovanna proved she’s not taking the fall for anyone. On part three of the reunion, Yovanna sat down to tell them her side of the Snake Gate drama. According to Yovanna, NeNe set the whole thing up and she was just trying to help a friend out. We’ve heard that one before, right?
NeNe now infamously stormed off and didn’t bother to defend herself. But if NeNe was going to start the drama, Yovanna was going to finish it. Was this all a ploy for Yovanna to get herself a peach?
NeNe Leakes is having quite the season on Real Housewives of Atlanta. Despite bringing little to that table (in my humble opinion), she stays in the news. And maybe that’s her end game. Doing the bare minimum on the show and then staying in the lime light on her own terms.
So far this season, we haven’t seen much of her. But we’ve seen her all over her Instagram and YouTube channel, ripping her cast mates to shreds. NeNe has accused Kandi Burruss of never being number one at anything in her life. She’s called Eva Marcille boring. She even reignited an old beef with Sheree Whitfield. NeNe couldn’t even finish filming the reunion when ex-accomplice Yovanna Momplaisir showed up to tell her side of the Snake Gate story. And let’s face it, storming off made NeNe look guilty as hell for starting the whole thing, just like Yovanna was saying.
Oh man, Real Housewives Of Atlanta season 12 has officially ended, and with it so many things we hold to be near and dear – like NeNe Leakes‘ dignity. Haaaa… just kidding. That got ripped off with a wig about 5 seasons ago!
NeNe never managed to return for the remainder of the reunion. Close your legs to married men; close your laptop to scary women! Eva Marcille predicts that NeNe was running scared after she learned her now-former friend Yovanna Momplaisir was secretly invited to the reunion and was coming with the good dirt. Yovanna accidentally spilled the tea by posting about it on Instagram. Not that NeNe wouldn’t have just ‘walked out‘ the second Yovanna appeared on the screen.
See, no good deed goes unpunished. NeNe was trying to promote her thirsty friend, Yovanna. However, these jump-offs always turn on their springboard. And the higher the heels the farther the fall!
During the latest episode of the Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion, NeNe Leakes walked out. It’s unclear if that is the end of her time on the reunion or if she will be back for more fighting on part 3.
The season 12 reunion concludes with one more episode. And that means we will have to sit through yet another Yovanna Momplaisir appearance. No one cares about Yovanna. Bravo just needs to stop trying to make Yovanna happen. No one wants to see her. Ever.
Somehow, NeNe Leakes and Cynthia Bailey made amends this season on Real Housewives of Atlanta. That is miraculous after all of NeNe’s nastiness because Cynthia was friends with Kenya Moore. The conflict between Kenya and NeNe continued to drive much of the drama this season on RHOA.
The ladies filmed the first virtual reunion in Bravo history, and it is epic! I am here for all the ladies’ fashion and their shadiness. I love that host Andy Cohen has his own mute button, which certainly came in handy.