In the final Real Housewives of Atlanta episode, NeNe Leakes took pictures at Kenya Moore’s marriage after she and her husband Marc Daly publicly introduced they had been submitting for divorce.
NeNe proudly boasted that she nonetheless had a husband (Gregg Leakes). But precisely how strong is their marriage?
Page Six is completely reporting that NeNe and Gregg have chosen to have an open marriage after NeNe found that Gregg had an inappropriate relationship with one of her clothes boutique staff.
The information outlet additionally reviews that NeNe struck up a relationship of her personal with a thriller man final yr.
A supply tells Page Six NeNe began relationship man named Rodney in May 2019 across the identical time she was opening up a Swagg Boutique location on the MGM National Harbor Resort and Casino in Maryland.
“She spends a lot of time in Maryland not only because of this boutique, but also because of her side guy,” the supply stated.
“She flaunts her relationship with him around openly like they’re together.” the supply added.
The supply says Rodney would choose NeNe up from the shop, take her out for romantic dinners, and they might “dance the night away” at golf equipment on the on line casino.
Page Six‘s unique report comes after NeNe, herself, admitted on the podcast Lip Service on Monday (Mar. 9) that she could be positive with Gregg having a facet piece so long as she by no means discovered about it.
“If Gregg wanted to go be with somebody right now, I would say go right on. Why am I going to try and keep him from doing something that he wants to do? Then I have to make a choice myself — if I want to stay with him or not — and I probably would stay with him. I do what I want anyway … I’m in New York, he’s in Georgia, so whatever he’s doing, I don’t need to know about it.”
In promos for the present season of RHOA, NeNe is seen asking Gregg how he feels about open marriages. However, this storyline has but to play out on the present.
The subject was apparently introduced up after rumors started round Atlanta that Gregg was dishonest on NeNe with one of her staff.
According to Page Six‘s source, Gregg reached out to NeNe’s retailer supervisor Juanita Marshall “looking for companionship” as a result of NeNe was at all times touring and was distant.
The supply even noticed flirty texts messages between the 2.
“Oh my gosh, you’re so beautiful. I never saw anyone so beautiful as you,” Gregg allegedly texted to Marshall.
“NeNe was always gone doing her own thing, so he gave [Juanita] an offer,” the supply continued. “If she played her cards right, he would pay for her mortgage, and give her a monthly allowance.”
NeNe referred to as and confronted Gregg as soon as she obtained wind of the rumors. He admitted the indiscretion, however said it was “a very long time in the past.
“NeNe stated, ‘You’re performed,’ and hung up the cellphone,” the supply stated, including that NeNe fired Marshall and anybody else who knew concerning the affair and made all of them signal non-disclosure agreements.
Marshall denies that she ever had an affair with Gregg.
“Gregg never propositioned me,” she informed Page Six in an announcement. “I was a store manager, so I talked to him just like her other managers from her other locations talk to him.”
She additionally says that she wasn’t fired, however voluntarily give up NeNe’s retailer.
“I left willingly because at the time it was just out of hand,” Marshall defined. “It was too much drama for me, so I decided not to stay. I walked away from the position.”
However, throughout Monday’s Lip Service interview, NeNe overtly talked about confronting Gregg concerning the dishonest rumors.
She stated she requested one query concerning the rumor and he went “insane,” which she interpreted as guilt. And he did admit to privately taking to Marshall as a result of NeNe “was not there for him to talk to.”
NeNe and Gregg have been open about their latest marital struggles, admitting throughout final yr’s RHOA reunion that they had been sleeping in separate bedrooms and had mentioned divorce.
At the time, the difficulty was centered round Gregg’s therapy towards NeNe whereas he was battling most cancers and the toll it took on NeNe to be his caretaker.
NeNe and Gregg first married in 1997. They briefly divorced in 2011, however remarried in 2013. They share one baby collectively.