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Nene Leakes Reveals Husband Gregg is ‘Transitioning to the Other Side’ Amid Cancer Battle [VIDEO]

GREG AND NENE LEAKES

*Nene Leakes shared the heartbreaking news over the weekend that her husband of over 20 years is dying of cancer. 

“My husband is transitioning to the other side,” the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” alum told the guests at her Linnethia Lounge in Duluth, Georgia, on Saturday, August 28, per Us Weekly.

Leakes revealed in June that Gregg Leakes’ cancer has returned. He was previously diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2018 and was in remission for two years.

READ MORE: NeNe Leakes Reveals Husband Gregg Back Home After 6 Week Cancer Treatment


“It’s difficult,” Leakes said in a post update with fans over the summer. 

“He’s super small,” she added. “If you’ve ever been around somebody who’s had cancer before, he’s different. He’s different.”

Leakes latest announcement comes weeks after Gregg’s 6-week stay at the hospital for cancer treatment. She told guests at her lounge about his declining health amid a guest’s birthday celebration. 

“You don’t know what we’re dealing with right now,” NeNe said. “We walked in this lounge because we had to walk in this lounge because this is our business. So, when people approach and say, ‘You’re rude because you don’t want to say happy birthday,’ my husband is at home dying. I don’t want to say, ‘Happy birthday.’”

The impromptu speech was recorded and shared via social media on Sunday (see the Twitter clip above).

Nene responded to the clip via Instagram with an image that simply read “Broken” with a broken heart emoji and prayer hands emoji. 

Nene and Gregg married in 1997 and divorced in 2011, but they reconciled and remarried in June 2013.

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.

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