Former Nene Leakes’ RHOA Claudia Jordan was holding out and the usual TV host when she left The real Atlanta housewives.
Since making her way out of the popular Bravo series last September, Leakes has been vocal about why she left and her feelings towards the network.
Her latest application to the Bravo boycott and the show is sharing fans and the attention of Jordan and Cocktails and Queens co-guest, Vivica A. Fox.
In season 13 of ‘RHOA’ there was a decline in spectators
The latest season of RHOA debuted on December 6 and was reportedly declining in rates. New members return Kenya Moore, Porsha Williams, Kandi Burruss, and Cynthia Bailey along with newcomers Drew Sidora and LaToya Ali in this latest installment, replacing Leakes and Eva Marcille.
It’s only been two weeks since the show aired back in the air, and accordingly Daily Showbuzz, viewers have gained between 1.1 and 1.2 million. As statistics began to circulate on social media, Leakes cast a shadow at the ceremony and said leaving was the reason for the decline.
Nene Leakes is campaigning for a boycott
On Dec. 20, Leakes issued a call for a boycott against Bravo and its parent company, NBC Universal. She says she has suffered racial discrimination and has been abused by the network and urges fans to avoid watching.
In a series of tweets, Leakes urges supporters to sign a change.org petition targeting Bravo and report on the treatment of discrimination against Black women. One of the tweets read, “Racial discrimination against black women is in full swing! Black women deserve equality. ”
During the Instagram Live session with lawyer Benjamin Crump, Leakes said she does not want a permanent boycott, but feels she needs to have a private conversation with Bravo about the inequality behind the scenes of the show.
She described the boy as a “call for help” in forcing people to support her cause.
Claudia Jordan and Vivica Fox share opinions on Nene Leakes
While discussing Leakes’ call to action on Fox Soul Cocktails and Queens, Fox and Jordan offered their two cents. Fox said, “I don’t want people to be sore. If you’re going to move on, move on. ”
She noted that Leakes has returned to the show after his retirement in the past, and acknowledged what Bravolebrity has contributed to becoming RHOA brand.
Fox said relationships are important in business and one can’t go that far or “people don’t hire you.” Fox thinks Leakes’ actions are painful grievances and she disagrees.
Jordan also shook in and reiterated that her opinion of Leakes is not personal and has nothing to do with her appearance on season 7 of RHOA. She raised Fox’s idea of moving on after something was over, but persuaded Leakes to “stop the bull * t. ”
Jordan praised Leakes for her anxiety and her ability to earn millions from where she started the show. “You did a good thing. Be proud of that! And if you’re leaving, let me know I did that sh * t. I did it. ‘ and move on because you are being monitored by other networks, ”she said.
Jordan warned that other networks might not want to take a chance after seeing how she dragged Bravo in recent months. “Be gracious and move on,” said Jordan.