Earlier this week news broke that NeNe Leakes had been fired “for now” from The Real Housewives of Atlanta. At the time of that report NeNe allegedly hadn’t received a contract from Bravo for Season 13, which spurred reports of her being fired “for now.”
In response to those reports NeNe’s manager issued a statement explaining that “conversations” were still happening between NeNe and Bravo. And that NeNe would “always be welcome” on The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Now, according to sources who spoke exclusively with Hollywood Life, Bravo has offered NeNe a contract!
The source told Hollywood Life,
“There is a larger conversation happening with other things potentially in development. So, she has yet to make a decision regarding the next season of RHOA.”
So although NeNe has been offered a contract, she has not yet accepted it because of other projects potentially in development.
The source went on to say,
“She was offered a contract, so it’s her choice at this point if she wants to take it. She’s weighing all options and it’s going to come down to the right deal and money. NeNe just wants a fair deal for her and to get what she feels she’s worth. Yes it’s about money, but it’s also about what direction she wants her career to go in right now because she is discussing other things. These projects wouldn’t prevent her from doing Housewives, though.”
And the source explained,
She does the show because she likes the platform it provides her, but she’s also talking about a few other projects so she wants to take her time deciding what’s best. It’ll most likely come down to the financial negotiation working in her favor, but that’s the hold up,”
So it sounds NeNe is not only trying to get paid what she feels she’s worth, but she’s also trying to negotiate the opportunity to do other projects as well. And I, personally, wonder if one of those other projects is a spin off show (more on that later.)
Take a look at this video (again) of NeNe complaining about not getting a spin off with this new information in mind.
What do you think of NeNe Leakes finally getting a contract but refusing to sign it? Leave a comment and share your thoughts!