LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: NeNe Leakes attends VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The 90s Game Changers at Paramount Studios on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

On Sunday (May 17) Real Housewives of Atlanta star Nene Leakes took to Instagram to explain why she removed herself from the RHOA reunion.

“It only felt right to personally REMOVE MYSELF from the reunion!,” Leakes wrote on Instagram. “So much had happened this season! (the cookie lady, Mark & Kenya’s fake marriage, Dennis accusations, Snake gate and much more) but drilling me on subjets, muting me, flashing back to things that had happened to since the show has wrapped (like my relationship with Wendy while in quarantine).”

“(Why didn’t they ask about Kandi’s restaurant shooting then if that’s what we’re doing),” Leakes continued. “Interviews I’ve done since we wrapped the show that has nothing to do with the show.”

“After deciding that apologizing for certain things was only right. That wasn’t genuine enough! Starting over with lil sis Porsha [Porsha Williams] was made fun of and here they go bringing someone on the reunion that I was personally told by executives wasn’t allowed on set anymore,” Leakes said.

“And this and so much more felt like the rules only applied to me and that I was being held to a different standard than others but you continue to be the judge.”


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Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.

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