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Comedian Luenell blasts NeNe Leakes

Photo Credit: Luenell's Instagram (@luenell)

Photo credit: Instagram – @luenell

Most reality stars have a tough time making that transition from being a regular reality TV star to becoming a bona fide mogul and Hollywood celebrity. However, a few are able to make that jump and no other reality star has done it like NeNe Leakes, who went from being the breakout star on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” to becoming a full-blown entertainment mogul. Although many embrace the reality stars who are able to cross over, some veteran celebrities haven’t and that seems to be the case with comedian Luenell, who blasted Leakes for making her way into the world of comedy.

Yesterday, Luenell shared a poster for Leakes’ upcoming “One Woman Show” comedy tour stop at The Comedy House in South Carolina. In the post, Luenell blasted Leakes, saying that Leakes isn’t a real comic and that Leakes hasn’t paid enough dues to earn that title or perform at the respected venue.

Photo Credit: Luenell's Instagram (@luenell)

Photo credit: Instagram – @luenell

“Hello my good people….So…I am playing this club this weekend, right now….The COMEDY HOUSE in Colombia, S Carolina, and on my way 2 the ladies room I c This! Now y’all take this Any way you want to Bur, I have dedicated 26 years of HARD WORK 2 b able to call myself a Comic. It is a very elite club that I am Extremely proud 2 belong to. Most of the successful Comics you see on the grind today, touring have been putting in hard work, missing their children’s birthdays, graduations, track meets etc. for years and had to deal w/and work thru the guilt and pain of that on a daily basis. So I just find it Ironic that these days, it seems like any Reality Show celebrity or celebrity of Any type who wants to pop up and call themselves a Comic CAN … but a Comic can’t just pop up and as easily get a Show! Anybody can just walk into our profession, grab $$$ and when they get Tired … they just stop and go back to the comfort of television. If I sound salty, it’s because i Am! I am not afraid 2 speak MY truth but believe me, I am Not alone n my thoughts. Well anyway…. I suppose that’s the great thing about living in America, you can get money in which ever way you want to so, with that being said I hope my good sister here has a great weekend and a successful run … that is, until she gets bored or tired,” Luenell captioned the photo.

Well, it didn’t take long for word to spread about Luenell’s scathing shade to Leakes, as well as reality TV stars in general, nor did it take long for Leakes to see the post as well. As expected, Leakes wasn’t happy about Luenell’s read and since she’s never been one to bite her tongue, Leakes proceeded to write a scathing response of her own for the comic legend.

Read what Leakes had to say after the cut.

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  1. Malibu Jones on May 16, 2016 at 11:58 am

    I have to agree with NeNe Leakes on this one. It sounds like there was something else brewing between Luenell and Leakes and Luenell’s pot boiled over.

    • Smell The Coffee on May 16, 2016 at 1:03 pm

      Somebody jealous and hateful. Shame, shame, shame.

  2. Ebony Wilson on May 16, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    I understand both. NeNe was here in Charlotte a few weeks ago and I didn’t even hear about it. after I found out, I was trying to figure out what in the world is she going to talk about? They said the show was sold out, some I know gave their tix away. Some said it was good. No NeNe isn’t a comedian, but if she can finds ways of making money, go ahead. As I always say, there’s enough for everyone.

  3. Chuck on May 16, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    NeNe read her bad!

  4. Smell The Coffee on May 16, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    Feels like it’s time to strike up the band with a verse of “We Shall Overcome” plus add in the words “Ourselves.” This type of backbiting and hate is one of the contributing reasons why “the blacks” can’t get anything done. And, in this case, there’s no WS to blame is there?

    BTW: Leakes had a nose job, teeth capped and lipsuction in her quest to become what we see today. Perhaps if Luenell had taken the [same] steps to improve her appearance her outcomes could have been different. There is nothing like jealousy and envy to show people in their true (pun intended) “colors.”

  5. Mel on May 16, 2016 at 2:22 pm

    Some people think there is a blue print to how one obtains fame/fortune/status. It isn’t. If Nene wants to do a stand up then let her. Like most comedians, they flop before they fly. Let Nene earn her stripe. She has her own path and she has to walk it her way. I say good luck to Nene and hope Luenell can make peace with her own deamons.

  6. Louise Lafaye Carruth on May 16, 2016 at 11:31 pm

    I agree with NeNe about this.Because I’m tired of black women trying to put others black women down. Luenell need to stop whining about her tried joke’s. NeNe is very funny telling jokes.

  7. Tashee on May 17, 2016 at 7:26 am

    Luenell sounds so jealous and hateful! Nene must be doing something right to make all of these people hate her so much. If she Luenll didn’t feel threatened, she wouldn’t even say anything. Go Nene!!

  8. Pamela on May 17, 2016 at 8:26 am

    Everyone is the author of their own story! Luenell is all in Nene’s book, trying to read. It’s ridiculous how people try to tell others what to do with their lives. You will never know what you are good at if you don’t try. Stop hating! I wish I would NOT live my life to its fullest potential, because some hating woman or man for that matter, is mad because I’m doing me. Girl Bye!

  9. Bella on May 17, 2016 at 9:16 pm

    Its enough money out here for all of us, just be 2 black successful women and empower other women, don’t stand in each others way of that! #behumbleladies

  10. Lakiba Pittman on May 17, 2016 at 10:15 pm

    Luenell isn’t concerned about NeNe Leakes – she’s angry because … when did reality stars replace real people with talent .. real actors, real comedians, real singers .. remember them. You can be on a reality show now and get more fans via social media than actors and comedians who have paid their dues and are up on their game. Luenell is the real deal – an actor and comedian before anyone knew NeNe. It isn’t really about NeNe personally – its about people not getting recognized for what they have done, what they are doing, who they are and the time they’ve put in. There was a time when record companies wouldn’t put the REAL artists on the cover of an album – they put on there who they thought would bring in sales and money … today – its reality TV – the more outlandish – the more $. Like who you want – NeNe’s got some charm – BUT know the history and try to understand why those who’ve put in decades in the biz might be upset. If Luenell is hating on anything – she’s hating on the Hollywood game – which has often tried to stymie the talent of some and promote others. Even Prince – one of the greatest artists who ever lived – they tried to change — Miles too … and many others. Listen to what people say – listen in a deeper way for understanding .. just my 2 cents.

  11. Lamar Battle on May 18, 2016 at 11:06 am

    I see it like this say what you want just don’t mess with my money, end of story.

  12. Finest Flyness on May 21, 2016 at 3:25 am

    She sounds like one of the old elephants from Dumbo that was bad mouthing Dumbos Mom