Leakes has two sons, one in his early twenties and one who turned 30. “As a mom of two black boys that would have been one in every of my boys, and I really feel actually horrible for her (Ahmaud Arbery’s mom)…it harm me to have a look at it (the video),” she mentioned on Channel Q’s The Morning Beat.
She regrets ever watching the video, “Why did I do it,” she puzzled. “I couldn’t sleep for the remainder of the evening. I assumed it was terrible.”
Leakes says she was ‘undone’ by the video
Leakes added, “It harm me to have a look at it and he’s not even my little one. I used to be simply undone by it. It’s terrible. Now, this isn’t occurring in Atlanta, Georgia, that is on the skin.” The capturing passed off in Brunswick, Georgia.
She added that these mindless shootings are merely unreal. “I don’t perceive how one wouldn’t get it,” she exclaimed. “It doesn’t have something to do with race to me. All it’s good to do is be a human with a coronary heart. And simply know that doing one thing reminiscent of that, is unreal. It’s not proper.”
“It doesn’t matter concerning the colour [and] it may have occurred to anyone. It simply isn’t proper.” She provides, “It may have been a black man capturing a white boy. That’s simply flawed. And if in case you have any form of coronary heart, that is what I’d say. If you already know what’s proper, and also you wish to stay proper. I simply wish to stay proper, I don’t care what colour you might be. If I such as you I such as you. And I don’t have that form of hate in my coronary heart. You need to have a whole lot of hate in your coronary heart to have a look at that and be OK with it.”
Leakes additionally addressed her relationship with Cynthia Bailey
Leakes additionally mentioned the reunion and her relationship with Cynthia Bailey. She thinks Bailey’s character got here out extra this season as a result of up to now she as portrayed as being extra demure. However, “Cynthia is a troublesome lady. I really feel like she does a whole lot of issues sneaky and underhanded. Even on the reunion, there have been a whole lot of issues that Kenya was saying to me (that)I knew got here from Cynthia’s mouth.”
“Cynthia isn’t an angel,” she insisted. “She’s been in a battle with Porsha earlier than, she’s simply not an angel. Additionally, I believe our friendship began to go downhill, actually, and I’m not mendacity, that is the God sincere fact, I’ve mentioned it 1,000,000 instances, I don’t know why.
She added, “I’ve been an excellent good friend to Cynthia, she’s been an excellent good friend to me. I used to be actually harm by the dissolve of our relationship and that was actual…I actually considered her as my sister.”