In case you didn’t know, Wendy Williams reportedly put a halt on a proposed daytime talk show that was to be hosted by NeNe Leakes. Yep, that’s the story. But what’s the scoop you ask?
Well, according to LoveBScott.com, the former “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star was developing the show to air after “The Wendy Williams Sbow.” With both shows being produced by Debmar-Mercury, the company talked with Williams before moving forward with Leakes’ show.
Although there were rumors they didn’t get along, Williams ended up greenlighting Leakes and her people to move forward with the show.
Things ultimately fell apart when Wendy criticized Leakes on her show for defacing her Hermes Birkin bag, LoveBScott noted, adding that Leakes was anything but happy over what Williams said. As a result, Leakes put Williams on blast in an open letter in which she called the talk show personality “Wendell.”
From there it was on as Williams flexed her boss status by giving her people (Debmar-Mercury) a choice – her or Leakes.
As it turned out, Williams was the top choice among her people based on the success of her show. With that came the demise of Leakes’ talk show.
And that’s the alleged story behind Leakes’ talk show being canned. If things turned out differently, do you think NeNe would’ve conquered daytime TV over Williams? Or do you think Williams had other motives for preventing Leakes from entering her realm?