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NeNe Leakes Apologizes For Rape Comment; Plus Is NeNe’s RHOA Job On the Line?!

NeNe Leakes is doing something she doesn’t often do: apologizing.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta star is apologizing for her controversial statements she made over the weekend about a heckler at one of her stand-up shows.

“I truly regret and apologize for what I said from the stage in Oakland over the weekend,” NeNe wrote on social media. “Sometimes words can cut deep and hurt when you have no intentions of them doing so. As a woman and someone who has survived abuse, I regret the words that I used. I made a mistake, and I should have known better. I hope people accept my deepest and sincerest apologies. I am sorry.”

As we previously reported, NeNe made a joke about Uber drivers having sex with their female passengers which didn’t go over well with the crowd, who began booing.

Well, NeNe didn’t like it and fired back at one woman who was heckling the reality star.

“I ain’t even gonna tell you about the goddamn Uber driver. I hope he rape yo’ ass tonight when he take you home, bitch,” Leakes fired back. “And steal yo’ funky hello kitty, bitch.”

However, it seems like sorry may not be enough to save the RHOA star’s reality TV gig.

Sources say that NeNe’s RHOA job is “on the line” now that Bravo has deemed her a liability.

In fact, insiders reveal that Bravo “can’t stand by her statement” and are “having a meeting with producers to discuss her future.”

“There will be a punishment, and they are determining what it will be,” says the insider. “There’s been so much backlash and co-stars say she’s gone too far and they want her gone.”

“By tomorrow there should be some repercussion from a leave of absence to being fired,” the insider dishes. “They are filming now and would have to figure out how it will play out.”

To make matters worse, there’s even talk of replacing NeNe considering her hefty $2 million paycheck.

“Maybe bring Phaedra back…or a new person,” says the insider.

Stay glued to AATRH for more on this evolving story.

I think NeNe has gotten herself in quite the pickle. Between her rape comments and her issues with Kim and Brielle NeNe’s drowning in drama. I think NeNe could lose a lot from this, and while I think everyone is way too sensitive about being politically correct these days, rape isn’t ever funny.

Thoughts on NeNe’s apology? Do you think NeNe’s RHOA job is on the line? Should NeNe be replaced on RHOA?

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  • That’s what they get Nene should know ‘Pride Cometh Before The Fall.’ Hopefully they do bring Phaedra back and reel Nene’s mouth in a bit further. Wonder how her comments will affect ‘The Great Xscape Tour’ since her fake friend Kandi attached her to their project.

  • NO, rape is not funny, especially wishing someone gets raped and I’m not being too sensitive. Personally, I think she should be fired.


  • If they keep Porsha after she’s gotten into so many physical altercations, something tells me Bravo won’t reprimand NeNe (which is gross and unfortunate) in the least. And no, PLEASE DON’T BRING PHAEDRA BACK!

  • I have to say, I do believe she should be let go from any public appearances, or public-facing jobs including RHA and Fashion Police. Sorry, Nene, but this is one of those instances where an apology just doesn’t cut it. You’ve ruined it and you deserve the repercussions. Just like when the actor who played Kramer called a heckler the N word, there are some things you can’t take back. Shouldn’t have tried stand-up if you weren’t prepared for heckling. Lame, Nene. LAME.

  • Well, she has been pretty much blackballed in LA for her disgusting behavior, and she wasn’t any good on Fashion Police she has no taste. I don’t think Bravo will can her, although I wish they would. She is not talented. She has a filthy mouth, and an extremely bad temper. I don’t get her appeal. Andy if you read this, get rid of her ! Her statements on this so called comedy tour which is the only job she has right now is irrehensible. Rape is an awful awful experience & lives with you the rest of your life. She should be ashamed.

  • She needs to be fired from Bravo and Fashion Polo ca. I actually am not looking forward to her return on this season.

  • Bullshit . There wil not be a meeting and no firing cause if they fire her, they’ll have a LONG list to be rid of and not any of the prior offenders have been let go from here or other cities . So we’ll see what happens and if I’m wrong , so be it ! * this is NO way shape or form is a defense for Nenes current trouble either !!!!*
    To add : Marlo literally sliced a woman’s face up and is asked back to this friggan show

    • So, she’s protected?! If they do, then they need to shut up entirely about anyone’s behavior and suffer grave financial loss. No one has behaved that way. They fired phaekey on a LIE about a planned rape, but they will let her slide for words out of her own mouth, no allegations necessary?! Bull is right.
      Time will tell

      • It’s laugable to me that Bravo would take action against her and here ‘s why : they never stood by HWs when they should have or haven’t spoke up when need be . Others from various franchises have actually done worse and maybe equally bad as her statement( some less) . Some have been physical and some have brought forth lawsuits and guess what? NONE fired or embarrassed by Bravo so if they start now , that’s whack to me . Im not in any capacity defending Nene on this matter but Bravo has given passes to many employees so to pick her off now or use this to humiliate her would be wrong on their part IMO. They should have had zero tolerance from jump, years back when franchises were formed .
        Now as for Phae- I feel I still haven’t heard anything official with details to weigh in! Maybe she chose not to return ? I think it’s a joke if they fired her , just sayin’, for several reasons .
        Love ya XO!!!

        • Your points are taken. However, there was room for a pass on the others. Rape is no laughing matter and, since it’s being exposed at a high level (Cosby, Weinstein, Trump, FoxNews CEO) it’s on the American consciousness. To allow her a pass is to accept that you want her to represent your brand. If so, I need to say nothing else.

          Point of clarification…though trump has not had formal allegations beyond his ex-wife, his admission that he could grab a woman because HE had star power, firstly is NOT “locker room banter” and should’ve been investigated. I’m not being political here. I’m addressing issues that men of power have used to traumatically silence and dehumanize women for decades. That she would “joke” about is further devalues the issue and keep women in silent suffering. Love you…….

          • I hear you also , in re to rape but that’s the problem for me with Bravo- picking and choosing !!!! Wrong is wrong and wrong should have been dealt with among ” offenders”- all of them . Love you too 🙂

    • I agree michers. They are doing damage control by showing some semblance of not standing by her side. we all kNow thisll blow over and shell be back. Shes tv gold to them…they are desperate!

      Altho i think kenya cld carry the show completely on her own ??. Team twirl!!

  • I hope Fashion Police cans her too. She’s just an awful person who adds nothing to either show. Her comments were indefensible and disgusting.

  • Given the current climate of various people and sexual harassment. I wouldn’t be surprised if Bravo fired her. If nothing else, I think any people who’ve purchased tix to her shows (still confused by who would buy them) should ask for their money back. Taking Money seems to be a good deterrent.

    • I was thinking the same thing about…are people actually paying money to go see Nene do stand up?! Really?

  • If nene leakes returns back for season 11 I find it only fair that pheadra parks returns back as well because in all reality PP just repeated the rumor to porsha who said it anyway to hurt kandi on camera and didn’t get fired and NeNe says this but more than likely