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Wendy Williams was spotted arriving at the studio with her team earlier this week. The 56-year-old talk show host showed off her dramatic 25 lb weight loss during quarantine.

She looked healthy as she exited her chauffeured SUV. Wendy previously struggled to walk due to a condition called lymphedema which causes a buildup of fluid in the tissue resulting in swelling in her legs and feet.

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But Wendy seemed to be getting around without trouble. She wore denim shorts, an LV letterman style jacket, high top sneakers and a Dior top.

Wendy discussed her condition in a recent episode of her talk show.

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"I have lymphedema and it doesn't go away," she explained, as the camera zoomed in on her pink sneakers. "How dare you, how dare you, how dare you make fun of me and the way I walk and the whole bit," she said, apparently addressing hateful comments made by her former friend, NeNe Leakes.

"What will you get if you live long enough? Everybody gets something," Wendy laughed. "If I don't laugh, I'll cry. Damn you feet, damn you feet, damn you feet!"
 

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NeNe Leakes is in good spirits a day after confirming she is departing Real Housewives of Atlanta after 12 seasons.

NeNe posted a boudoir photo that showed her wearing a lacy negligee on Friday. The former stripper captioned the heavily Photoshopped photo, "Sometimes you have to hit the reset button."

NeNe's unmade bed was blurred out in the background of the photo.
 

NeNe confirmed her exit from RHOA in a video on her YouTube channel on Thursday. "I have been on an extremely, extremely long, exhausting, tiring, emotional negotiation," she said.

NeNe tried to save face by claiming she made the decision to leave.

"There's been a lot of emotion flying from both sides. It has been hard, and I have made the very hard and very difficult decision to not be a part of 'Real Housewives of Atlanta,' Season 13. It wasn't an easy decision for me. It was hard."

Word has it that the producers thought NeNe, at age 52, wasn't connecting with Gen-Z. Her constant rants and jabs at everyone from her castmates to producers grew tiresome.

"I'm just so happy that I can say that I was a part of a genre that opened up doors for black ensemble reality shows," she said.

She thanked Bravo's producers for "all the memories, the laughs, the tears."

Bravo isn't done cleaning house. Other aging cast members who will be phased out next year reportedly include Cynthia Bailey, 53, Kenya Moore, 49, and Kandi Burruss, 44.

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NeNe Leakes officially confirmed her departure from Real Housewives of Atlanta after denying the rumors for months.

The news that NeNe was let go from the reality TV franchise was first reported by blogger B. Scott in June.

The mom of two responded to allegations that she was not invited back to the show due to insubordination and being a b*tch to her castmates.

"I promise I'll be the first to tell you myself! Thanks you for the love," she tweeted in June.

NeNe's manager also shut down rumors that she was dismissed from the cast after repeated acts of insubordination on and off the set.

"It is absolutely not true that Nene has been fired from RHOA," Leakes' manager, Steven Grossman tells PEOPLE. "Furthermore, it was made abundantly clear prior that she will always be welcome on the series as long as she wants to be."

A confidential source told Sandrarose.com that NeNe was "hurt and depressed" after being dismissed from Bravo's longest-running 'Real Housewives' franchise.

"She thinks her friends have abandoned her and she can't trust anyone."

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Negotiations between NeNe, Bravo and her manager reportedly broke down after NeNe demanded more screen time in every episode, according to Tamara Tattlez, who added that NeNe was offered a 5% raise in her letter.

NeNe finally confirmed the inevitable in a video on her YouTube channel on Thursday. "I have been on an extremely, extremely long, exhausting, tiring, emotional negotiation," she said.

NeNe tried to save face by claiming she made the decision to leave.

"There's been a lot of emotion flying from both sides. It has been hard, and I have made the very hard and very difficult decision to not be a part of 'Real Housewives of Atlanta,' Season 13. It wasn't an easy decision for me. It was hard."

Word has it that the producers thought NeNe, at age 52, wasn't connecting with Gen-Z. Her constant rants and jabs at everyone from her castmates to producers grew tiresome.

"I'm just so happy that I can say that I was a part of a genre that opened up doors for black ensemble reality shows," she said.

She thanked Bravo's producers for "all the memories, the laughs, the tears."

Bravo isn't done cleaning house. Other aging cast members who will be phased out next year reportedly include Cynthia Bailey, 53, Kenya Moore, 49, and Kandi Burruss, 44.
 

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NeNe Leakes is closing the doors of her Swagg clothing boutique in Georgia. Sources say the doors were closed even before the coronavirus pandemic in February.

According to reports NeNe's Swagg boutique in Duluth, GA is covered with 'Going Out of Business' sale signs.

Previously, your auntie told you that several Real Housewives of Atlanta cast members submitted applications for PPP paycheck protection loans that were denied.

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NeNe may have been one of the cast members. Business has not been good for the mom-of-two who shut down her first Swagg boutique in Buckhead, an affluent neighborhood north of Atlanta, two years ago.

The 52-year-old Sagittarius lost her lucrative Real Housewives of Atlanta job, along with her million-dollar salary for alleged insubordination on the set.

NeNe still has Swagg shops in Miami and Oxon Hill, Maryland and she continues to offer online shopping.

The first Swagg Boutique opened in Buckhead in 2016.

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NeNe Leakes called out a former co-worker for selfishly using her for their personal gain. The mom-of-two made the comment on Twitter.com on Friday.

"Have you ever worked with a sociopath who used you for their personal gain to achieve what they want for themselves."

She followed up with, "You see there's something wrong, You know something is wrong but you do nothing to stop it. Why? Do you lack empathy?"

Some of NeNe's followers guessed she was calling out Andy Cohen, who previously worked as a producer for Bravo before stepping down.

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As you know, a sociopath is a mentally and emotionally unstable person who suffers from antisocial personality disorder or narcissism.

Many sociopaths are socially likable people who tend to be charming, handsome and regarded highly by their peers.

But they lack empathy for others, and they can be manipulative and deceitful. A sociopath is a backstabber who smiles in your face while twisting the knife.

The entertainment industry is full of sociopaths and narcissists. Some would say NeNe herself is a narcissist who uses others for her own selfish needs.

Question: Who do you think NeNe is referring to?

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NeNe Leake's reign over Real Housewives of Atlanta cast members has come to an end.

According to earlier reports, NeNe was canned by Bravo execs after years of intolerable behavior and insubordination on the set.

NeNe is reportedly preparing a racial discrimination lawsuit against Bravo, even as she is busy filming her new reality show over at E! TV.

The 52-year-old former stripper landed a new show on the E! Television network titled Glamsquad Showdown.

According to gossip blogger B. Scott, NeNe will soon go public with allegations of racial discrimination against True Entertainment and Bravo.

B. Scott also reports that NeNe was pushed out the door in favor of younger and fresher talent. NeNe was reportedly replaced by actress Drew Sidora, 35, and mom blogger and YouTube star LaToya Forever, 33.

Over the past few months there have been reports that NeNe wasn't offered a contract extension for the next season of RHOA.

Negotiations between NeNe, Bravo Network and her manager broke down after the mom-of-two demanded more screen time in every episode, according to Tamara Tattlez, who added that NeNe was offered a 5% raise which she turned down.

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NeNe was reportedly "hurt and depressed" over losing her six figure per episode salary on RHOA.

A source says the New York native was worried because she's responsible for three households, including her $2.1 million, six-bedroom, six-and-a-half bath mansion in Duluth, her eldest son's home, and a rental property on the West Coast.

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NeNe is the sole supporter for her unemployed husband, Gregg Leakes, a colon cancer survivor. Her manager vehemently denied the reports that she was fired from the show.

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NeNe Leakes is all smiles after it was confirmed she's landed her own reality TV series after losing her peach on the Real Housewives of Atlanta.

The 52-year-old reality TV star was unceremoniously fired for insubordination and just a general bad attitude on the set of RHOA.

But the sassy former stripper landed a new show on the E! Television network title Glamsquad Showdown.

Negotiations between NeNe, Bravo Network and her manager broke down after the mom-of-two demanded more screen time in every episode, according to Tamara Tattlez, who added that NeNe was offered a 5% raise but she turned it down.

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NeNe was reportedly "hurt and depressed" over losing her six figure per episode salary on RHOA.

A source says the New York native was worried because she's responsible for three households, including her $2.1 million, six-bedroom, six-and-a-half bath mansion in Duluth, her eldest son's home, and a rental property on the West Coast.

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NeNe is the sole supporter for her unemployed husband, Gregg Leakes, a colon cancer survivor, whom she reportedly cheated on with a younger man.

The source says NeNe's finances have been impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

With little money coming in from her clothing boutiques, NeNe reportedly took out loans to keep her finances afloat.

Her first round of applications for a federal grant and a PPP loan in March were rejected according to another source.
 

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NeNe Leakes responded to allegations that she was let go from Real Housewives of Atlanta for insubordination and being a b*tch to her castmates.

"I promise I'll be the first to tell you myself! Thanks you for the love," she tweeted on Thursday, after blogger B. Scott reported she was fired from the reality TV series on his blog, lovebscott.com.

NeNe's manager also shut down rumors that she was dismissed from the cast after repeated acts of insubordination on and off the set.

"It is absolutely not true that Nene has been fired from RHOA," Leakes' manager, Steven Grossman tells PEOPLE. "Furthermore, it was made abundantly clear prior that she will always be welcome on the series as long as she wants to be."

But B. Scott stands by his sources, and refused to retract his article.

A confidential source told Sandrarose.com that NeNe was "hurt and depressed" after being dismissed from Bravo's longest-running 'Real Housewives' franchise.

"She thinks her friends have abandoned her and she can't trust anyone."

Negotiations between NeNe, Bravo and her manager reportedly broke down after NeNe demanded more screen time in every episode, according to Tamara Tattlez, who added that NeNe was offered a 5% raise in her letter.

It isn't clear why NeNe turned down the raise - or if she thought the 5% was beneath her.

A spokesperson for Bravo denied the reports that Leakes was not ousted from the series.

"There is no truth to this story- NeNe was not fired and conversations for the next season are still ongoing," the spokesperson tells PEOPLE.

Remember, celebrity managers are paid to shield their clients from the truth.

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NeNe Leakes reacted to reports that she was fired from Real Housewives of Atlanta by posting an Internet meme that shows her laughing out loud (see below).

She captioned the image: "I can't chileeeeeeee."

But behind closed doors, friends say NeNe is "hurt and depressed" after being dismissed from Bravo's longest-running 'Real Housewives' franchise.

"She's hurt and depressed," an insider whispered to Sandrarose.com late Wednesday night. "She thinks her friends have abandoned her and she can't trust anyone."

The source said NeNe was "shocked" by her sudden termination, which was first reported by blogger B. Scott on Wednesday.

Bravo Network overnighted pickup letters via FedEx and emailed to the cast and their attorney of record, according to TamaraTattles.com.

Negotiations between NeNe, Bravo and her rep broke down after NeNe demanded more screen time in every episode, according to Tamara, who added that NeNe was offered a 5% raise in her letter.

It isn't clear why NeNe turned down the raise - or if she thought the 5% was beneath her.

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Cast member Eva Marcille quit before she was fired. She reportedly earned a meager $7,500 per episode last season.

NeNe will sorely miss her six figure per episode salary.

The source says the 52-year-old New York native worries about her financial responsibilities -- she pays the bills for three households, including her $2.1 million, six-bedroom, six-and-a-half bath mansion in Duluth, her eldest son's home, and a rental property on the West Coast.

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NeNe fully supports her husband, Gregg Leakes, a colon cancer survivor, whom she reportedly cheated on with a younger man.

The friend says NeNe's finances have been impacted by the ongoing coronavirus crisis. With little money coming in from her clothing boutiques, NeNe reportedly took out loans to keep her finances afloat.

Her first round of applications for a federal grant and a PPP loan in March were rejected according to another source.
 

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NeNe Leakes has been fired from Real Housewives of Atlanta, blogger B. Scott reports exclusively.

Sources tell lovebscott.com that NeNe has not been offered a contract to return to season 13 of the longest running Real Housewives franchise that she co-created.

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B. Scott said it's not surprising that she's been let go. NeNe's insubordination on and off the set and ongoing friction between her and other RHOA cast members led directly to her termination.

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Another cast member, Eva Marcille, announced her resignation from the show rather than face the humiliation of being fired.

NeNe's list of violations include:

1. Starting off season 12 suspended following her physical altercation with one of the cameramen in season 11.

2. Popping off on a producer and walking off set while filming in Greece — in addition to not appearing in other episodes.

3. Walked off set multiple times during the season 12 virtual reunion.

4. Demanded the termination of former Executive Producer Andy Cohen.

5. Made not-so-subtle threats to sue the network.

Social media reacted to NeNe's termination:

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Andy Cohen broke his silence about Stassi Schroeder's termination from Vanderpump Rules. Cohen said he supported Bravo's decision to fire Schroeder and 3 other cast members, including Kristen Doute, for their racist actions in the past.

Schroeder, who is white, was fired on Tuesday for a 2018 incident involving cast member Faith Stowers, who is Black.

"There's so much happening in the Bravo universe," Cohen said on his Sirius XM podcast show. "So much talk about Vanderpump Rules and then, of course, the reunion ended up airing last night. I will say this about what happened. I absolutely support Bravo's decision, I think it was the right decision."

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Cohen spoke up about Schroeder's dismissal after fans of the Bravo show pestered him via emails and social media.

He was quick to say he has no control over the show's programming or casting, having stepped down as executive producer in 2013.

"I want to remind people because I've been getting so many tweets and messages and whatever about Vanderpump Rules and about Southern Charm and other shows. I'm not in charge of programming at Bravo anymore," Cohen added. "I am not an Executive Producer of Vanderpump Rules. I don't have anything to do with the show except I love it and that I host the reunions."

But NeNe Leakes was not satisfied with his explanation. The Real Housewives of Atlanta alum hinted that Cohen should be fired because he allowed the racist atmosphere to prevail on his sets.

She was also annoyed that Cohen chose castmate Kandi Burruss to confide in about Black Lives Matter, rather than NeNe, who everyone knows came up with the original concept for RHOA way back when.

The show is NeNe's legal property as co-creator. That’s why NeNe can never be fired - in case you're wondering.

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After months of denials, NeNe Leakes finally admits she is cheating on her cancer survivor husband, Gregg Leakes.

NeNe and RHOA castmate Kenya Moore clashed when Kenya shaded NeNe’s marriage after Page Six broke the news of her extramarital affair.

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According to MTO News, the 52-year-old reality TV personality made light of the rumors of her alleged affair with family friend, Rodney White -- by asking fans to let her and husband Gregg Leakes "cheat in peace."

NeNe and Gregg, 65, reportedly have an open marriage and their Duluth, Ga. home is a revolving door.

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NeNe said, even though she and her husband see other people, their "bond is unbreakable."

"The bond is unbreakable! Everything else might break tho ? but not the bond!" she captioned a post on Instagram.

"For real tho, We been working on something very special lately. Noooooo not our marriage fool cause we both got side pieces? We been working on something we hope to invite you into for cocktails, small bites, smooth music and an amazing atmosphere on the north side of ATL. Coming soon! Keep yo eyes and ears open for dat! PS: Let us cheat in peace and mind your business please. lifeoftheleakes?? #isaidwhatisaid #theunstoppablehustle."

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The rumors that NeNe Leakes is cheating on her zaddy, Gregg Leakes, appear to be true. Linnethia Monique Johnson, 52, was spotted stepping out with a new man on several occasions.

Rodney White is described as a family friend from Maryland who works in the upper management of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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A source tells theJasmineBrand that White is attracted to NeNe's lifestyle.

"It's all about the lifestyle, if it wasn't for that, he wouldn't give her the time of day … because he didn't before when she was a nobody. He knew her before she became the NeNe Leakes that she is today and before the multiple surgeries to change her looks."

The mother of 2 vigorously denied the rumors in a video on social media last month.

But another source spotted the lovebirds out and about together in Miami.

Fans are disappointed in NeNe's adulterous behavior after her husband was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in Atlanta. Gregg is in remission, but any stress could trigger a cancer relapse.

The couple has endured multiple breakups and rumors of cheating on both sides.

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NeNe met Gregg at the strip club where she worked the pole to feed her infant son, Bryson Bryant. They married soon after and Gregg made NeNe a housewife. The couple share a son Brentt Leakes.

NeNe and Gregg divorced in 2011 and remarried in 2013.
 

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Reginae Carter unloaded on her elder, NeNe Leakes, while on quarantine on TikTok Monday.

It isn't clear what set her off. Reginae, who turns 22 in November, told 52-year-old NeNe she is depositing Trump checks. "You are the one who is losing houses and cars sweetheart... I don't need to take money from anybody. I am very rich bitch!"

It is out of character for Reginae to be disrespectful to her elders. She is always respectful and sweet to your auntie. NeNe must have really said something to irk her nerves.

In other news, Reginae says her father, rapper Lil Wayne, doesn't mind her bearing skin in Fenty lingerie -- but her mother, Antonia "Toya" Johnson, does.

Reginae made headlines when she was picked to be the face of Rihanna's Fenty lingerie line in January.

Even though she's 21, Reginae told Page Six that her parents had opposing views to her modeling sexy lingerie in public campaigns.

"When I first posted my mom was like, 'Okay, don't get too lively with the lingerie,'" Reginae said.

Reginae, who is the product of teenage parents, said, "My daddy never really mentioned it. I don't know what he thinks about it, but my mom is like, 'Right now, don't take no more clothes off.'"

The reality TV personality who grew up under the watchful eyes of aunties Tameka "Tiny" Harris, 44, and Monica Arnold, 39, says her mother wants her to be respectful and exercise some decorum.

But Fenty line owner Rihanna is not so respectful.

"When I first started out I wasn't really the type to show thongs [and be] sexy and stuff. When I was picking out my options, I was trying to get PJs — but Rihanna's team was like, 'No, send her sexy.'"
 


 

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NeNe Leakes blames Wendy Williams' estranged husband Kevin Hunter for sabotaging her talk show.

NeNe and Wendy have been tight as a hand in glove for the past few months. But NeNe believes Wendy's ex prevented her from landing her own talk show that might compete with Wendy's show.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta star is concerned about her immediate future amid rumors that Bravo TV bosses are trying to cut her loose.

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At 52, the former stripper knows she is not the ratings draw she once was. She reportedly retained celebrity attorney Lisa Bloom to file an undisclosed lawsuit.

During NeNe's visit to The Breakfast Club, co-host Charlamagne the God asked NeNe about rumors that she was in talks to host her own talk show similar to her friend Wendy's popular show.

When asked if Wendy or Kevin blocked the show, NeNe replied, "I think it was her husband."

She added Kevin was "never nice" to her and he didn't want her around. She also revealed she didn't bring up her suspicions with her bestie, Wendy.

It seems NeNe doesn't want to believe Wendy also had a hand in her talk show's demise.

Watch the interview below.
 

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NeNe Leakes was spotted at LAX airport in Los Angeles, wearing her typical uniform of a white v-neck top with ripped jeans and combat boots. She accessorized her casual outfit with a multicolor wool and silk Fendi poncho (retail $1,190).

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Power couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez arrived for business meetings in Beverly Hills. The couple dressed to the nines and held hands as they made their way inside the Beverly Hills office building.
 

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Actor Jamie Foxx spent Presidents Day at Disneyland with his daughter Annalise, 10, and her friends. Jamie wore a Dior sweater with black Nike's and Run-DMC socks. Jamie also carried a custom made lightsaber in a protective case over his shoulder.

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Real Housewives of Atlanta fans were livid when the latest episode didn't feature a fight between cast members NeNe Leakes and Kenya Moore that was shown in last week's preview.

NeNe (pictured above) is seen as she arrived at the Strahan, Sara, and Keke in New York City on Monday.

According to Meaww.com, RHOA fans were eager to see the fight go down on this week's episode. But the episode ended without featuring the much anticipated beat down.

Instead, the episode shows NeNe bonding with Eva Marcille, while Kenya investigates a "snake". Kenya is pictured Christmas shopping with her infant daughter last month.

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RHOA fans are hungry for drama - real or fake. They took to social media to express their disappointment in Bravo TV for trying their patience.

"No hotel fight tonight?!!!! All this dragging and dragging out the snake situation and Kenya and Nene fight is crazy.. Come on @BravoTV!! #RHOA."

Another fan tweeted, "Sometimes the only thing holding me together is seeing the Nene and Kenya fight and bravo dragging that out is just... #RHOA."

And a third user wrote: "Bravo keeps on playing with us, WE WANT TO SEE THE FIGHT BETWEEN KENYA & NENE #RHOA."

Question: Did you tune in to RHOA to see the fight? Do you think the fight between NeNe and Kenya is real or manufactured for views?

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NeNe Leakes is reportedly nervous about being let go as an original cast member of Real Housewives of Atlanta.

The 52-year-old TV personality and entrepreneur is anxiously awaiting her fate after rumors swirled in Atlanta that Bravo is considering replacing the aging cast members to attract a younger audience.

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NeNe was all smiles as she exited the ABC studios where Good Morning America is taped in New York City on Monday. She was there to promote RHOA as part of her contractual obligations.

RHOA's TV ratings are respectable at just under 2 million viewers per episode and a 0.6 rating among the coveted 18-49 age demographic.

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But, as NeNe clashes with her co-stars, the show's crew, and even fans - her screen time has been significantly reduced to just one scene per episode.

On 'Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen', the host threw shade when he noted that "NeNe felt a bit lost on her spiritual journey so she stopped and asked her life coach for directions."

RHOA cast member Kenya Moore added that NeNe's life coach is "failing her."

After the episode aired, a hurt NeNe took to Twitter to suggest that she - not Cohen - runs RHOA and that showing her just once per episode is not good for the show. She also said the other cast members wouldn't be stars without her.

"Me being seen ONCE per episode. They try so hard and these girls still can't bring it without me. #threaten you wouldn't be a star even if I was gone boo #thirst."