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Just days after news broke of Eva Marcille’s departure from Real Housewives of Atlanta, rumors have surfaced that an original housewife might be getting the ax—but she’s denying them.

LoveBScott who broke the news of Phaedra Parks’ firing, reports that the RHOA O.G. NeNe Leakes has not been offered an opportunity to return to ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ for season 13.

According to the blogger, pickup letters went out last Friday via emails to each of the ladies’ representatives and NeNe did not get one.

Just before the news dropped NeNe tweeted and deleted; “You are not gonna get away with this! I promise.”

Rumors are swirling that the tweet was directed to Bravo exec Andy Cohen.

Prior to the firing rumors, people speculated that she’d be suing Bravo and Truly Original, the production company behind RHOA, with help from attorney Lisa Bloom. NeNe uploaded a photo of the attorney alongside a caption that read: “Happy I now have @lisabloomesq on my team! I’ve stayed quiet a long time and gathered info along the way. Now I’m gonna make some noise #waitforit #unfair in confidence go here👉🏾”

She followed it up with a pic of Lisa captioned, “#Wecomingforyou.”

The photo came before those comments NeNe made about someone (Kandi) continuously getting spinoff shows but there’s speculation that that’s why she enlisted the high profile attorney.

LoveBScott adds that in addition to NeNe’s alleged lawsuit threats, NeNe’s history of issues with producers and fellow castmates played a part in her firing. They noted that she started off season 12 suspended following her physical altercation with one of the cameramen in season 11 during that closet kerfuffle. The cameraman’s tooth was reportedly chipped during the melee. 

This season she also blew up on a producer in Greece, and walked off the set multiple times during the season 12 virtual reunion, claiming she was being “targeted.” The reported final nail in the coffin was NeNe’s recent Twitter episode in which she retweeted a call for Andy Cohen to be fired.

She also tweeted;

Just days ago the Internet was appalled when NeNe compared he being “ganged up on” during the RHOA Reunion to the police “ganging up on George Floyd.”

Amid the firing rumors, NeNe has tweeted laughing emojis.

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I can’t chileeeeeeee

A post shared by Nene Leakes (@neneleakes) on

So far, the other RHOA stars are silent on NeNe’s alleged firing but Porsha Williams recently confirmed that she got her pickup letter.


If this BIG news is true it means that TWO peaches are up for grabs. Fans are adamant that one of them should go to former housewife Phaedra Parks.

NeNe’s rep and Bravo have responded to the firing reports, hit the flip.

NeNe’s rep says the rumors of her firing are absolutely not true.

In a statement to HollywoodLife, NeNe’s manager Steven Grossman said;

“It is absolutely not true that Nene has been fired from RHOA. Furthermore, it was made abundantly clear prior that she will always be welcome on the series as long as she wants to be.” He also said, “We are having on-going bigger picture conversations with NBC Universal and have not made any decisions regarding next season specifically. Any speculation or sources trying to create controversy by stating otherwise are incredibly inaccurate.”

Bravo has also responded, noting there is “absolutely no truth” to the report that NeNe was fired, adds Hollywood Life.


That means only one peach is up for grabs—-who should it go to; Tanya Sam, Marlo Hampton, Phaedra Parks or someone new???

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