NeNe Leakes Cries As She Defends Her ‘Uber Rape Joke’


NeNe Leakes Cries As She Defends Her ‘Uber Rape Joke’

NeNe Leakes

In an episode of “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” NeNe Leakes responds to the fallout from her horrible decision to drop a rape joke during a stand-up routine.

Leakes, who calls herself a part-time comedian, came under fire for a rape joke made while she was a part of the Xscape tour last year.

In the ‘RHOA’ preview, Nene explains her side of the story to Cynthia Bailey and Marlo Hampton.

She tells them that she was telling a joke about Uber and didn’t know that the rideshare service originated in the Bay Area, where she was performing, and there were a lot of Uber people in the audience.

When a woman in the audience told the reality TV star to kill herself, Leakes fired back with: “I hope you get raped by an Uber driver.”

Leakes breaks down to her ‘RHOA’ co-stars: “I did [apologize]. Everybody is on my case. For a person to tell me to kill myself. That don’t even make sense.”

She goes on to say in confessional: “The problem is that you see red all of a sudden. And I know that it can go somewhere so quick. And you did not even mean for it to go there.”

Many fans feel that Nene is a hypocrite for dropping the ‘rape’ joke because she’s a sexual assault survivor.

Do you think that Nene is sincerely sorry for what happened? Were people too hard on her?



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