"She views me as her replacement," Moore admits on Watch What Happens Live.

on Feb 10 - The Dish0

As if last night's episode of RHOA wasn't tense with Cynthia Bailey and Kandi Burruss violent confrontation, the War of Words continued when Kenya Moore sat down with Andy Cohen on last night's Watch What Happens Live.

When one viewer called in to ask Kenya about her friendship with NeNe Leakes, the "million-dollar question" came up regarding the fight: does NeNe dislike Kenya because she's jealous? Kenya thinks so: "Absolutely."

"Knowing what I know and knowing what I've experienced and what you will see throughout the season, yes," Kenya said. "I think she's threatened [by] my position on the show. I think that's the better wording. I don't back down on her. I came in last season, when I feel like she had moved on from the show. She had all these other jobs, and now that she doesn't...I think she kind of views me as her replacement. I think that's what's causing her to flip on me, because she doesn't have the Hollywood jobs anymore." Kenya is referring to NeNe scoring roles on Glee and the New Normal, the latter of which was cancelled. (NeNe has been back filming more episodes of Glee this year.)

"It's unfortunate, because I think there's enough room for everyone," she continues. "I think we all have blessings coming our way, and what's meant for you is meant for you. You can't go out of your way to try to sabotage people and do the things that she's tried to do to me while on the show that I will save for the reunion, because it's a lot of tea."

It'll make for one reunion to remember, that's for sure, but through it all Kenya laments the loss of her friendship with NeNe, an issue that's continued to spiral throughout this RHOA season. "I was a NeNe fan," she says. "We were very friendly. I was happy with the way our friendship was developing. And then all of a sudden, out of nowhere, she just attacks me. I've never seen anything like it."

Do you think NeNe is really jealous of Kenya? Tell us know in the comments.

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132 comments
lfaunt52
lfaunt52

You could never replace NeNe or anyone else on the show... You need to go find a husband if anyone would have you as a wife.  You are a washed up has been.  You as Porsha said will never know the convictions of a wife, you are jealous of everyone on the show and are constantly stirring up mess.

chaos1
chaos1

You've heard about the one song wonder, well Kenya is one of them. Ne Ne has nothing to worry about.  Then there's the boy friend. Why isn't she talking with him about having a baby? #1 reason she's not, there isn't one.

Kenya please stop acting the fool. The thing's you've done make you look the FOOL not the other way round.

nabtl
nabtl

I think she is jealous of Kenya and she doesn't like anyone who isnt kissing her behind.

angepoo2
angepoo2

I love Kenya. She did not make her money on a pole. She is intelligent and very articulate. Nene talks so ghetto, " bridemaid". She is so jealous of Kenya. If Nene is not the whole show, she gets angry. Very insecure. Her husband kisses her butt. She has very little respect for him.


When she called Peter a bitch, Greg should have stepped in and told she was wrong. When Peter confronted her, Greg has a lot to say. Nene is a big bully and she has met her match with Marlo. I hope Marlo takes Nene's place. Each week on "Dancing with the Stars", I'm hoping she is eliminated. She cannot dance.

Micci13
Micci13

NeNe needs counseling. She can never admit when she's wrong. If someone calls her on something she has done wrong, she yells at them, turning it around on them. She can never take responsibility and just say, "sorry." I also find it odd that she "owns" her friends She gets mad at her friends when they become friends with other people.

Also, at the Charity event, NeNe was very rude and showed no class. I realize she was upset, but instead of looking like a fool in front of others with that rude speech, she could have played it cool, and acted nice, and later talked to Kenya. That would have been the mature thing to do. It made NeNe look stupid.


I admire Kenya in a lot of ways. She may speak her mind, but she has class too.

happygirl8491
happygirl8491

I don't think NeNe is jealous of Kenya.  What does Kenya bring to the show??? Shadiness, mean spiritness and husband batting.

She has no husband, she has no real home and most of all the only family that has repeated on the show for her is her aunt and sometimes she looks at Kenya as if to say what is going to happen next????

NeNe had great expectation for hollywood and things didn't work out so she is still on the RHOA show and Kenya wants to be rid of her because she has nothing to offer except drama and NeNe does have friends and the others on the show do tend to connect from time to time but no one really wants to be friends with Kenya. 

sugar@spice
sugar@spice

Well, NeNe is jealous of everybody, so don't let it go to your head.  She is very insecure and can only tolerate ass kissers and brown nosers.

Alexander1st
Alexander1st

I adore you Kenya , your strength an courage makes you a model for women everywhere. I'm a fan ! 

Keep up the loving Kenya , you can be a stinker, t when you handle things from your heart you never miss a beat, people love you for it. It also shows the other wives a positive example, of how to win the argument and stay friends., GOOD LUCK on the show !   

doreen.ivery
doreen.ivery

Kenya former miss America from anyones guess what year is nothing for NeNe to be jealous of and that what bugs Kenya cause NeNe does not even recognize her.So she gets Marlo thinking that will make NeNe act ignorant and it didn't work ,so TO you kenya BAM!!!!!!

angelbrowneyes
angelbrowneyes

Kenya get a life stop hanging on nene's frock tail. go make a baby do something pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

enough already

Pottymo13
Pottymo13

Here's the deal, people can hate on Kenya all day long, but last years reunion pretty much laid the foundation of who's jockying for queen bee status and clearly Kenya comes out on top.

Pottymo13
Pottymo13

Since the start of the season NeNe has been trying to clown Kenya...first with her motel dig and then throughout the season, its been an attempt to place Kenya down a notch or two. We all saw this coming after the reunion when Kenya clearly took charge. I understand the tension, the knock down attempts, but here's the deal.....what these ladies fail to realize is that HW is a paycheck for these ladies. Its perhaps the easiest money they'll ever make in their lives....you asked simply to be yourself and shine....With that being said...both NeNe and Kenya must realize, without each other, without the full assembled cast...neither of you are worth the time of day. Please for the sake of keeping the coins dropping, work it out, put the ego's aside and keep it moving. 

Happymeal
Happymeal

Why would any sane person have a charity event for someone who is not speaking to them, and why if she was going to do this grand gesture, not make a personal call to Nene and apologize. Then tell her she would like to make amends by favoring Nene's charity? To sensible I know This was a cold calculated opportunity to push Nene's button. I never take for granted Kenya's lead  "people think they now me but ...." Kenya calculates every card she plays !

MEA1963
MEA1963

Kenya put on a charity event and said she emailed everyone including Nene, once Nene found out it was about her one would have thought her head would have blown up because Nene likes the attention so the charity event for her and all proceeds would go to Nenes favorite charity was very nice but you can't get Nene to turn down the hate just a little for something that is going to help girls, no not bitchy Nene, I mean Queen bitchy Nene is a STAR and everbody should how to the QUEEN.I hate that show now when she enters the room. I do however love it when Kenya or anyone of the other girls no matter how boring they are I love watching them any day of the week before I would watch Nene. Classless Nene!

1amandalo
1amandalo

Kenya you have no class.  You should have worked things out with Nene personally before the charity event.  You have a sneaky way of creating conflict when there shouldn't be any.  You involve yourself in everyone personal business.  It looks like you have a lot of time on your hands.  Can you tell us here your phantom boyfriend is?  If he  exist, where is he?     

john.dietz.798
john.dietz.798

NENE IS NOT THE PERSON SHE USE TO BE IN SEASONS 1 AND 2. SHE HAS CHANGED A LOT AND NOT FOR THE BETTER! I BELIEVE ANDY COHEN CAN EVEN SEE IT. SHE EVEN THINKS SHE'S RUNNING BRAVO. I LIKE KENYA... NENE, I DON'T LIKE SO MUCH ANYMORE. THESE ARE MY FEELINGS AND MY OPINION!!!

idiomed
idiomed

Kenya-I was shocked to see you on tonight's episode to "set up" NeNe under the auspices of charity (1. You set NeNe up whether she would show or not always quoting that you were supporting NeNe Leakes favorite charity 2. Even if NeNe did show up which she did you were not being honest by not contacting NeNe directly in wanting to "honor" her with direct contact when you are truly honoring someone at a public event...you did NOT do that and you went about it in such an underhanded way all the while wrapping your personal drama under the charity card).  So, that is NOT a very positive reflection on "Saving our Daughters" and as you announced into the microphone at the event on how to teach young ladies to behave with one another, and to forgive each other, etc.


Neither you nor NeNe obviously contacted each other to put your beef about the pillow talk party behind you.  So your plot to kill her with kindness was a fallacy because your heart and your actions were dishonorable all the while you were planning the charity event.  What a disgraceful way to set an example for young ladies to see, but I know that your show is also a business and that the drama gets ratings and the ratings make money.


From the heart, 

idiomed

prettyinpink09
prettyinpink09

SEEK HELP ! Nene is irreplaceable because of the character she brings to the show. Kenya, you are nothing mre than a "hood rat" in everyones business. Needless ratchesness over your own insecurities, and not having a life of your own at the time. Brandi is right you are ashy and weird. Calling you out on your manners is so necessaries because your pageant training obviously taught you nothing. Im embarrassed each week by your actions.

Misha-Chin
Misha-Chin

Kenya—you need help! You need to check yourself, seriously, take some ownership of the crap you pull. Self-reflection, maturity, empathy, personal responsibility—these are qualities of being you may want to check out. You think your antics make you interesting but they only make you small.

drscorpionking
drscorpionking

I was AWAYS a Nene fan, until now. I have been noticing how nasty Nene has been behaving. She knows she's the show herself, she knows the show runs because of her, because she's the boss and she has been doing some of these girls wrong, coming out with comments, to porsha about Kordell and her life, talking about Cynthia's kid, putting Greg on check, and now she tops it with her own CHARITYYYY, that hast to do about FORGIVENESSSS. How can you have a charity about forgiveness if you can't forgive yourself? OMG Bravo should just take this from Ne Ne and have someone else be the boss. I'm not watching this show if next season Ne Ne is the boss. Ne Ne is getting cockie and she thinks she's all that. She's not humble enough to be the boss, I'm sorry but Bravo is doing this wrong.

Bravo you're going to lose a lot of viewers having Ne Ne with this attitude. It was mostly Ne Ne's fault during the pajama party, she kept instigating that Kenya got there late, and even after the fight she was still arguing with Kenya. Ne Ne is doing that because she knows she's guilty of causing that entire fight. This is very nasty, and if I see Ne Ne is the boss, I'm definitely not working this show next year.

BEEN PART OF A CHARITY THAT FORGIVES, AND NE NE CAN'T FORGIVE? I URGE EVERYONE WHO'S HELPING NE NE TO STOP HELPING HER. This is not right, she's getting big headed because now she has money and her attitude needs to be put in check and humbled down.

cloydkathy
cloydkathy

I think Nene is getting a bit full of herself... I really liked her in past seasons but this season she is out of control.  Just remember the negativity that you give out comes back to bite  you... 



blinx18
blinx18

No, Kenya is a sneaky dirty playing person. That crap she pulled tonight was not for or about Nene, that thing was about no one but Kenya. she set the whole thing up.  She is the one coming for Nene, and isjealous and needs attention, and if you all can't see that, I have no idea what your watching!

shemakes
shemakes

Nene is no ones friend...But that being said neither are you. You both are evil and your ugliness is showing as big as those bulges in those tight outfits you wear.  Why do you alway think women are jealous of you??  Get over your cheap self... Money don't buy class...Neither do Big tits...

Michaelah
Michaelah

It has been my experience, especially in the work place, that people who don't like you for no apparent reason, are either threatened by you, jealous of you or both.

chickonthemove
chickonthemove

Nene can easily be replaced by Marlo!!!! those other women introduced his season can be left off the show ENTIRELY!!


KEEP EVERYBODY ELSE AND BRING MARLO TO REPLACE THE VILLIAN NENE!!!!

Shaw_Sway
Shaw_Sway

I don't care for Kenya but do agree with her about NeNe may feel threatened by her popularity. Fans have always liked the other housewives but LOVE NeNe.  There are fans that love Kenya too.  

ladyknights
ladyknights

You are a hot mess.  You have really got to get a grip!  You need to mind your own business!!


shecodes
shecodes

I don't think that jealousy is the exact word.  I think "territorial" is closer... she's trying to DOMINATE and be queen bee is more like it.  Nene sees the producers giving Kenya the attention that she used to get - and she doesn't like it one bit.

valenciaga
valenciaga

 I kinda agree with you but I did a little research and here's what comes up.  Nene has almost 2 million likes and follows on her Facebook page.  Second place goes to Kandi B. with over 1.5 million followers and likes.  Third place believe it or not is Phaedra and Porsha  close enough to call it even.  Porsha has more Facebook fans than Kenya.  Then in the bottom is Cynthia with Kenya trailing far, far, far behind.  NeNe is not worried about Kenya or at least she shouldn't be based on statistical numerical empirical quantifiable evidence.  Kandi is the one who is giving NeNe a run for her money as far as fans are concerned and I can only imagine how much more famous Kandi is going to become once her musical opens and her wedding aires.  That's why everyone is so locked on Todd and trying to distract.

lfaunt52
lfaunt52

@angepoo2  I agree with you on NeNe and her messy mess.  But Kenya will never be able to replace NeNe on this show as all the other housewives dislike her.  She is disrespectful of any relationship she attempts to establish.  She starts mess and then attempts to manipulate the viewers into her always me.  

happygirl8491
happygirl8491

@Alexander1st

How does Kenya handle things from the heart?  She is always trying to make something out of nothing.  The trip to Mexico was just a way to cause more drama especailly with Phaedra and Apollo.  Kenya has nothing positive about her.  She is a trouble maker and I really hope she leaves the show.

happygirl8491
happygirl8491

@angelbrowneyes

I agree Kenya just needs to get off the show she is not worth the watch.  I flip the channel when she comes on.  She is a fraud.  Be gone Keny, Be gone.

happygirl8491
happygirl8491

@Pottymo13

Kenya has her agenda on this show but she doesn't resemble a HW because she has never been married, she has never had any children and she has no love interest (her Africa Prince????) which has never visualized. How does she think she can come on this show and usurp the ladies that have been on the show, Cynthia, Phaedra, Kandi and of course NeNe.  Kandi would be a better Queen Bee than Kenya.  Kandi knows how to be real.

Michaelah
Michaelah

@idiomed  You're right about one thing...it was a beautiful set up!  There is more than one way to skin an "angry cat" and it was brilliant!  Because of NeNe's bad behavior, she fell for it hook, line and sinker!  Kenya is not a match for NeNe's mouth so she needed a sweet revenge for the way NeNe treated her.   


NeNe wanted Kenya to take FULL responsibility for what happened at the Pillow Talk while she assumed zero.  She called Kenya all kinds of profane names, threatened her and was totally disrespectful to all who had to witness it.  She continued her profanity and disrespect for Kenya at the spa.  Since you're concerned about how Kenya's behavior is reflected, how is NeNe being a positive role model for teaching young ladies how to behave?????  


Kenya didn't have a choice in putting it behind her because NeNe wasn't going to let her.  That's why she was a no show at the skating party.  If Kenya had called NeNe to tell her about the honor, she probably would have cussed her out and hung up on her.


If NeNe had wanted to put things behind her and be a roll model for "Saving Our Daughters", she would have graciously accepted the Evite and given a heartfelt speech on behalf of the young ladies.  She would have been a winner.  Instead she was "NeNe".  I'm sure she regrets it.

VeronicaJ171986
VeronicaJ171986

I agree.  Kenya Moore is from Detroit and she went to the same high school around the same time as Kwame Kilpatrick (ex-mayor of Detroit now, felon)...need I say more?  

NeNe Leakes is why I watch the show.  Kenya has changed the dynamics so much that it is just negative for black women.  NeNe need to understand that Kenya is temporary, thirsty and cut- throat. The only way that NeNe can avoid her foolishness is to ignore her…she’s the one that appears to be insecure.

zoey7808
zoey7808

You need to go back and watch that episode again.  Kenya started the fight because she spoke out of turn about someone's relationship with their husband -- then she wanted to get in the womans face about it.  Yes, Nene was rude to Kenya for being late for the slumber party but remember that Kenya tried to get Nene all fired up on the girls' trip because the other girls were late.  She wanted Nene to make a federal case of it -- which Nene didn't.  Please pay attention to what is going on on the show before you make a statement.  Kenya is always speaking as an authority about other people's relationships but where is her significant other?  We haven't even seen him -- if he truly exists.

ladyko269
ladyko269

@blinx18

 I agree because why didn't she have something for her own charity instead of Nene's.

happygirl8491
happygirl8491

@chickonthemove

Marlo has nothing to offer the show on a regular basis.  The only reason why Kenya is looked upon by some, that she is important because everyone thinks NeNe has gotten to big for her bretches.  Kenya and Marlo will self destruct in a couple of shows because they have nothing in common with the housewives.  They have no MEN

Michaelah
Michaelah

@valenciaga  I don't think that really matters.  NeNe's anger is about NeNe; she only directs it toward everybody else because she doesn't know how to deal with it internally.  NeNe was a different person last season when she was in Hollywood.  Now, she's back to being the old NeNe.

chickonthemove
chickonthemove

@valenciaga   though I get where you're going, but you really can't determine much by that simply because oftentimes ppl will like a page just so they can target a person to combat whatever they post! If you notice Nene is boring and arrogant on fb. her commenters are what keeps he page going, she has mostly ppl that dislike her on her page, consisting mostly of  those who once liked her, She's NOT well liked anymore! guess her "friends" treat her just like she treat others on the show!!! Kandi posts about most everything and keeps her friends interested, hardly ever has anyone saying negative things against her except against her relationship with her mother. Cynthia though well liked just don't post very interesting things on fb and neither does Phaedra. as for Porsha,she is well liked as well, but too does not post well except lots of selfies.


Soo it's not always good to have lots of "friends"

shecodes
shecodes

@valenciaga I wonder if these women have more likes because they've been on the show longer, with the exception of Porsha.

schotze17
schotze17

@VeronicaJ171986  Well said! Also Kenya is now buttering up "Marlo"...lol..it may cause a tid bit of a rough patch for Marlo & NeNe...but you can bet this on your last dime....Nene & Marlo will patch things up.! After Kenya does something "STOOOOOOPID" to  "Marlo" and she puts a beat down on Kenya...Kenya will wish she never saw RHOA! LOL