NeNe Leakes wears a lot of different hats, and another has just been added now that the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star is a grandmother.
Unlike some grandmas who are the first to know when their children are expecting, NeNe’s son Bryson wasn’t exactly forthcoming.
“I only found out about everything because I ran into Ashley when she was more than six months along. I said, ‘You look pregnant,’” NeNe recounted to In Touch magazine. “Bryson’s girlfriend immediately responded, ‘Hasn’t Bryson told you?’”
Although she’s ecstatic about the family’s newest addition now, NeNe said Bryson likely didn’t tell her because he knew she wouldn’t be happy about the circumstances surrounding the pregnancy.
“He knew that I wouldn’t approve of him having a child so young. I didn’t feel like he was ready for such a big responsibility,” said NeNe, who was speaking from experience.
“I was his age when I had him. So, I know how tough it is. I didn’t want him to make the same mistake that I did. I needed to let it sink in,” said the proud grandmother.
"Yes this is the first & only! I’am proud 2 b a Glam Ma," NeNe tweeted.
Season 5 of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” has been taping for months. Fans will have to wait and see whether NeNe’s introduction to her granddaughter, Bri’asia, is part of the show.
It seems NeNe is already spoiling Bri’asia, who will likely be camera-ready very soon, if she’s not already.
“I paid for everything in the nursery… Little dresses, sparkly headbands and Gucci shoes,” NeNe said. “I always wanted to have a girl and now I have one! She’s just adorable.”
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