Discovering love once more. After NeNe Leakes’ husband, Gregg Leakes, died amid a battle with most cancers in September 2021, she discovered a brand new supply of sunshine and happiness within the type of a romance with Nyonisela Sioh.
“I can’t say he hasn’t helped me put a smile on my face,” the Actual Housewives of Atlanta alum, 54, instructed Extra on Friday, June 24. “You must be prepared to be completely satisfied and it’s a must to make a variety of adjustments inside your self.”
Us Weekly beforehand confirmed in December 2021 that NeNe had began courting Sioh with a supply noting that the pair had been launched by RHOA’s Cynthia Bailey’s ex-husband, Peter Thomas.
Because the duo’s romance continued to warmth up, the Bravo character was named in a lawsuit by her beau’s estranged spouse, Malomine Tehmeh-Sioh, earlier this month. Tehmeh-Sioh — who separated from the Liberia native in November 2021 — alleged that her estranged partner had cheated on her with the Glee alum previous to their cut up.
“I’m already out right here a husband stealer and that is an excessive amount of,” the New Regular alum mentioned throughout an Instagram Dwell video on June 2, publicly denying the allegations. “And ain’t no person out right here stealing husbands. Are they? I might by no means. No one wish to steal no person else’s issues, honey.”
The fact TV alum’s romance with Sioh — who shares 12-year-old son Nyoni with Tehmeh-Sioh — has continued to warmth up, with the style designer even set to seem on her BET sequence, School Hill: Celeb Version.
“The one factor I used to be keen on, I went to an HBCU, I like Houston, so I mentioned, ‘Let’s return and actually see what’s taking place.’ I wasn’t tremendous enthusiastic about transferring right into a home with a bunch of celebrities as a result of I by no means lived with celebrities earlier than, and I do know celebrities are divas,” the Linnethia Lounge proprietor instructed Additional’s Rachel Lindsay on Friday of her — and her boyfriend’s — look on the docuseries. “We’re sitting at school with younger faculty college students, in order that they know the whole lot. We don’t know something.”
NeNe beforehand married Gregg in 1997, with whom she shared son Brentt, 23. Whereas NeNe and Gregg obtained divorced in September 2011, they remarried practically two years later.
“At this time the Leakes household is in deep ache with a damaged coronary heart. After an extended battle with most cancers, Gregg Leakes has handed away peacefully in his dwelling surrounded by all of his kids, very shut family members and spouse Nene Leakes,” a rep instructed Us in September 2021 after Gregg died, shedding his battle with stage III colon most cancers. “We ask that you simply pray for peace and power over their household & permit them to mourn in non-public throughout this very very troublesome time.”