Not everyone was happy for NeNe Leakes when it was announced that she would be competing on "Dancing With The Stars." In an interview with Access Hollywood, posted on Thursday, March 6, she revealed that two of her "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" co-stars failed to congratulate her on the big opportunity.
“Phaedra [Parks] texted me and said, ‘Congrats,’ and Porscha [Stewart] called me and Cynthia [Bailey] and I talked it about before I was on. So she was supportive,” she revealed.
Who didn't reach out to her?
“The rest of them,” NeNe said, a clear reference to Kenya Moore and Kandi Burruss.
NeNe said that they're just jealous.
“They don’t want me to be the queen bee, honey, but you have to call it like it is!” she added.
Considering that Kenya has dismissed NeNe as "a former stripper with a few short-lived gigs," it's not surprising that Kenya didn't send out well-wishes to her.
Even Lisa Vanderpump, from "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" and who competed on "DWTS," and Kim Zolciak, who left the Atlanta show for her own spin-off "Don't Be Tardy," congratulated NeNe.
Despite not getting everyone's support, NeNe is confident in her dancing ability. In her interview with Jimmy Kimmel, she said that her experience as a stripper is going to help her, especially with getting the votes from the opposite sex.
"In my twenties I was an exotic dancer…I'm going to bring it. I plan to win a lot of the men votes!" she said.
Are you excited to watch NeNe Leakes dance the Tango and Foxtrot?
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