NeNe Leakes revealed on Monday that her husband Gregg Leakes would undergo surgery for cancer, and promised to keep the world updated via her Instagram account. The Real Housewives of Atlanta mom, who announced Gregg's cancer diagnosis after a 16-day hospital stay over the summer, went live Tuesday to offer an update after his five-hour procedure.
“His surgery was very long — longer than we expected," she said on Instagram Live. "He came out of surgery about 7:45 p.m. last night. He’s doing really good. He looked amazing when he came out of surgery, actually. He looked really, really good. Today he’s really, really, really, really sore, so he’s not doing much of anything. He’s super sore. … Other than that, he’s doing really, really well.”
Gregg asked for no visitors on Wednesday so he could "reset and get himself together," she added, and she expects him to be in the hospital at least for the week. "Keep praying for Gregg," she said. "He’s going to be home soon.”
“We can’t pick our family but friends are special people!" she wrote on Instagram. "Cynthia and Marlo you showed the definition of a real FRIEND yesterday! From Marlo decorating Gregg’s hospital room to Cynthia helping Gregg sip water from a cup! You both provided love, laughs and comfort all while driving me crazy to having Gregg put us out his room. No matter what, I want to say THANK YOU! It feels good to have friends like you around in a time of need. It meant a lot and I will never forget it."
Sounds like the Leakes family has some solid friends they can depend on during this time!
In August, NeNe gave an update on Gregg's health — check that out in the video above.