Actress NeNe Leakes has filed a lawsuit claiming that she had to endure racist comments from fellow Real Housewives of Atlanta co-star Kim Zolciak-Biermann for years. She alleges that her complaints fell on deaf ears and she was told to stay quiet. Her attorney has accused Bravo executive producer Andy Cohen and other executives of tolerating ‘systemic racism’ toward Leakes.
NeNe Leakes filed a lawsuit against Bravo alleging she faced racist comments from co-star Kim Zolciak-Biermann and that executives ignored her complaints.
Former Real Housewives of Atlanta star, NeNe Leakes has recently filed a lawsuit against her fellow co-star, Kim Zolciak-Biermann and several executives on Bravo, the network that produces the reality TV show. Leakes alleged that she had to endure years of racist comments made by Zolciak-Biermann, which resulted in trauma and emotional distress. Despite filing complaints with executives, she was told to remain quiet about the matter.
The lawsuit filed by Leakes claimed that since the beginning of filming, Zolciak-Biermann had targeted Leakes with systemic racism. It was also alleged that Bravo executive producer, Andy Cohen, and other executives failed to take any action against the situation, which allegedly normalized racist behavior towards Leakes. The lawsuit is aimed at holding those involved accountable for the damage reportedly caused to Leakes’ mental health and well-being.
In a statement made by Leakes’ attorney, it was expressed that the lawsuit aimed to bring attention to the ongoing racial discrimination that is often brushed under the rug in the entertainment industry. The lawsuit hopes to set a precedent for other individuals who may have experienced similar incidents and encourages them to speak out. It is also a call for accountability and action from entertainment executives to ensure that such discriminatory behavior is not tolerated.
To conclude, the lawsuit filed by NeNe Leakes against Kim Zolciak-Biermann and Bravo executives exposes the unfortunate reality of racial discrimination that exists in the entertainment industry. It should serve as a reminder that no one should have to endure such treatment and that it is necessary to address these issues head-on to ensure that they never occur again. The lawsuit also highlights the importance of accountability and taking action against racial discrimination in all settings.