Kenya Moore has yet to take NeNe Leakes up on the challenge that she gave her during the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" reunion. The Detroit Free Press reported on Tuesday, May 6, that Kenya has not made the $20,000 donation to charity that she said she would during the reunion, nor has NeNe offered up her cash to get the ball rolling. Not only have the two Atlanta housewives not made the donation, they have yet to even contact the charity to talk about it.
During the reunion, which was filmed weeks ago in late March, NeNe gave Kenya a charity challenge. After Kenya criticized NeNe for how she behaved during a charity event that she had organized, NeNe offered to make things right by saying that she would donate $20,000 to a charity of Kenya's choice if Kenya would match her $20,000. After Kenya decided on the Detroit Public Schools Foundation, NeNe said that she will write a $20,000 check and that she would like to see Kenya match her. Kenya accepted the challenged, saying simply, "All right."
Unfortunately for the foundation, which provides value-added programs and activities for the Detroit public school system, neither housewife has made a move. The foundation's president has yet to hear a peep from either housewife, either from them directly or from their representatives. "No we haven't (heard anything about the donations). I'm certainly hoping we do hear something. There has been a tremendous amount of interest generated but there hasn't been any official word about contributions," Foundation President Glenda Price told Mail Online.
Kenya, of course, could just be waiting for NeNe to write the check first. NeNe did say that she "will write a $20,000 check, and [she would] like to see [Kenya] match [her]," which sounds as if NeNe should be the one to open her pocketbook first. NeNe, meanwhile, recently brought up the challenge by retweeting a fan's tweet that Kenya, dubbed "Queen Hyundai," doesn't have that kind of money to give to charity. Perhaps NeNe Leakes and Kenya Moore will join forces on season seven of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" to throw an event to benefit the charity instead?