NeNe Leakes husband, Gregg Leakes, has died at the age of 66 after battling cancer. The businessman passed away “peacefully” on Wednesday at the age of 66 after battling cancer, leaving his wife, former “Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes, and his six children in “deep pain.
The statement continued: “We ask that you pray for peace and strength over their family & allow them to mourn in private during this very very difficult time.
On Thursday, NeNe shared a video of the couple slow dancing to Johnny Gill’s “It Would Be You” as they serenaded each other with sweet lyrics: “If I could have anything… That it would be you you you you.” NeNe captioned the video with emojis of broken hearts, marking the first time she’s posted on Instagram since his death.
NeNe’s former “RHOA” co-stars rallied around her, offering their condolences. Porsha Williams commented, “such a beautiful moment.” Phaedra Parks added red heart emojis.
Kim Zolciak-Biermann remembered Gregg as “kind, considerate, and the calm in any storm.” She added in a Wednesday Instagram tribute, “He was the peaceful voice of reason and will be greatly missed by so many. His legacy lives on.
Kandi Burruss shared an Instagram photo of herself, her husband Todd Tucker, Gregg and NeNe: “@greggleakes was an amazing man who always brought love & great energy to any room he walked into. I’m thankful for the great memories I have of him. Rest in peace Gregg.”
Cynthia Bailey said she was “heartbroken” to hear of his death. “Gregg was a good man, so kind & so loving. I will miss him, and will always honor his memory with love.
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