There are a lot of women in the "Real Housewives" franchises who consider themselves major stars, however few have reached the level of fame as "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes. Media Takeout reported on Feb. 14 that she may be leaving the franchise and said that she won't return to "RHOA" unless Kenya Moore is fired.
"Real Housewives of Atlanta" has been a mess this season, culminating with an actual physical fight at a couples counseling party that NeNe Leakes put on. That looked to be the final straw for Leakes, who has tired of a lot of the over-the-top drama.
The word is that Bravo has offered to bring back Kandi Burruss, Cynthia Bailey and NeNe Leakes and it looks like Phaedra won't be back because of her legal problems. They are trying to decide if they will bring back Porsha Stewart and Kenya Moore. The current rumor is that they will fire Porsha and ask Kenya back.
The only problem is that NeNe Leakes said she will not return if they bring back Kenya Moore, which Bravo is not taking seriously right now. There is word that if NeNe quits the show, Bravo might bring in Marlo to replace her on the show instead of firing Kenya and keeping NeNe.
Of course, NeNe Leakes has built a huge fan base as well as a lot of connections in the entertainment world, so leaving "Real Housewives of Atlanta" won't keep her out of the public eye. She also has her clothing line starting in July and her production company. It would be a bigger loss for "RHOA" than it would be to Leakes' career.