Nene Leakes was the middle of controversy at The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion. One of many subjects that got here up throughout the premiere was her friendship with Wendy Williams. Her co-stars known as her out saying that it was a “strategic” friendship and that they’re not real friends.
Wendy Williams slams Nene Leakes
Followers of RHOA have been underneath the impression that Leakes and Williams have been shut mates. The speak present host even made a voice look throughout one of many later episodes of season 12. Nevertheless, issues received iffy when Williams publicly slammed Leakes on her speak present.
Throughout the first days of quarantine, Leakes thought it might be enjoyable to name Williams throughout an Instagram Dwell. The latter didn’t suppose it was a good suggestion as she doesn’t prefer to video name.
“You already know I don’t have face or time for FaceTime, interval,” Williams mentioned on her present. “If I don’t do it for my very own dad and mom of the present, why would I be doing it for somebody over there. I like NeNe, however she’s nonetheless an over-there individual to me!”
Williams mentioned that she felt ambushed and made it clear she doesn’t prefer to mess around with the Housewives as she doesn’t wish to get entangled within the drama.
“Actually, right here’s the place the ambush is available in. She mentioned, ‘Wendy, look’ — she was in hair and make-up and wardrobe with all her individuals — she mentioned, ‘We filming and I need you to be on the speaker.’ I mentioned, ‘NeNe, I did that for you one time.’ Keep in mind my look? One time! I made it very clear, I’m not a Housewife. Sorry, my profession is a bit … completely different … than being a Housewife. I don’t want that form of consideration.”
Williams mentioned that she hung up the decision and urged that it might’ve been higher if Leakes would have given her a heads up earlier than.
‘RHOA’ stars name out Wendy Williams friendship
Kenya Moore and Kandi Burruss known as out Leakes and mentioned that they didn’t belive her friendship with Williams was genuine.
“I don’t suppose that may be a actual friendship,” Moore commented. “I feel that they each will not be actually being real and trustworthy with one another.”
Burruss then mentioned that she feels Leakes is “very strategic along with her friendships.”
“The Wendy scenario to me, I really feel like that’s undoubtedly strategic,” Burruss chimed in. “Wendy may be very helpful as her pal. She’s on a serious platform. [Nene] can feed [Wendy] info in order that she will say it to the individuals and in order that it favors Nene. So it’s straightforward for me to see why she doesn’t need that friendship to go completely underneath the bridge.”
Moore then quoted Williams when she referred to Leakes as “that woman over there,” declaring the speak present host doesn’t regard the RHOA star as a pal.
“She was saying probably the most degrading issues,” Moore added. “And if that was somebody who is actually your pal, why would she go on her platform and principally say, ‘I’m Wendy Williams. That’s the reason I’m the Queen of Daytime TV. And also you don’t come for the queen.’ She doesn’t suppose something of you!”
What did Nene Leakes say about her friendship with Wendy Williams?
Leakes was unusually quiet whereas Burruss and Moore demeaned her friendship with Williams. Nevertheless, she did say that she didn’t suppose they have been in a foul place.
“I simply assume we’re in a impartial place, that’s all I can let you know,” Leakes mentioned of her friendship with Williams. “It’s simply impartial, we’re OK. We’re OK.”
Leakes assured everybody she had talked to Williams privately and resolved any points she had along with her.
“When Wendy and I received again collectively, the one factor I mentioned to her is, ‘Something that occurs to us, I’m going to return to you. I’m not happening social media.’ So with that mentioned, I’m not going to debate our friendship amongst these ladies,” Leakes defined. “Now, they will say what they really feel is strategic and what they don’t suppose is strategic. I don’t want Wendy Williams, honey, since you forgot who the fu** I’m. I don’t want Wendy for something.”
The Actual Housewives of Atlanta reunion continues with the second half subsequent Sunday at eight p.m. ET on Bravo.