Actual Housewives Of Atlanta's Nene Leakes SUES Bravo & Andy Cohen For Racial Discrimination

NeNe Leakes is suing Bravo, manufacturers of The Actual Housewives, and Andy Cohen for racial discrimination. 

The lawsuit filed in federal court docket in Atlanta claims Nene, who’s Black, complained to executives about years of racist remarks from fellow housewife Kim Zolciak-Biermann, who’s white, however that most effective Leakes suffered penalties.

It names as defendants NBCUniversal, Bravo, manufacturing firms True Leisure and Actually Unique, executives from the firms and “Housewives” govt manufacturer Andy Cohen, however now not Zolciak-Biermann.

“NBC, Bravo and True foster a company and place of work tradition by which racially-insensitive and beside the point habits is tolerated – if now not, inspired,” the go well with says.

Nene, 54, a TV character and actor whose criminal title is Linnethia Monique Leakes, spent seven seasons as some of the central stars of “The Actual Housewives of Atlanta” between 2008 and 2020.

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The go well with alleges that the defendants’ movements violate federal employment and anti-discrimination legislation, and it seeks financial damages to be decided at trial.

The go well with says in 2012 throughout the 5th season, Zolciak-Biermann made “racially offensive and stereotypical” feedback in regards to the new house of housewife Kandi Burruss, calling her community a “ghetto” and perpetuating a racial stereotype in an offensive remark about whether or not Burruss wanted a swimming pool.

That very same 12 months, the go well with says, Zolciak-Biermann used the N-word to consult with Leakes and different of the housewives after a dispute with them. It additionally alleges additionally that Zolciak-Biermann falsely implied that Leakes used medication and known as her house a “roach nest.”

The go well with says after Leakes complained to the executives overseeing the display, they “didn’t terminate their dating with Zolciak-Biermann, nor take another significant motion to position an finish to her racially-offensive habits,” and if the rest rewarded her via giving her her personal by-product display.

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