Marlo Hampton’s name has been buzzing in these reality TV streets and it won’t be dying down anytime soon. Tension off-camera between NeNe Leakes and Marlo has escalated after an alleged incident took place this weekend. This is pure hearsay, but insiders tell us that Marlo Hampton (who currently stars on I Dream of NeNe) has been fired from BRAVO’s ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’. Here’s what ALLEGEDLY happened. As of late, Marlo and Kenya Moore (who also stars on RHOA) have become close friends. You’ll recall that initially Marlo’s RHOA BFF was NeNe. Over the weekend, the entire RHOA gang attended Cynthia Bailey’s bowling event. And of course, the cameras were rolling. A verbal disagreement took place between Marlo and NeNe. From what we’re told, producers have been trying to encourage a serious story-line involving the apparent beef with Marlo and NeNe. We hear that the two were arguing in each others face and NeNe felt like Marlo was ‘putting on’ for the cameras.
Reportedly, NeNe confronted one of the show’s executive producers, Carlos King, because she felt as if he was encouraging the drama for cameras. Allegedly, NeNe poured water all over Carlos, while cursing him out about what was happening. By the end of the event, NeNe allegedly told producers that either Marlo had to be fired from the show or she would leave. An inside source said that because of the incident, Marlo would no longer be returning to RHOA. Since the incident took place, there have been conflicting reports. Popular media site, Media Take Out, reported that NeNe hit a producer. This has not been confirmed, but NeNe did deny it on twitter writing:
Some people just belong n jail! See u court…I don’t regret when I do things out of the goodness of my heart! It’s sad when ppl can’t see ur heart & all that you’ve done 2 help them….I don’t know 1 person on this earth that is worth me hitting! The most I will do is hit u wit the court system…U can’t throw every dog a bone because they might bite your hand #lessonlearned
She later added:
Every season they claim I hit somebody but u haven’t seen it yet have u! That’s because it never happens..
What are your thoughts? Can the entertainment level on RHOA sustain the popularity of the show without regular appearances by Marlo? [Photo Credit: Freddy-O]
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