Born Linnethia Monique Johnson and affectionally known as NeNe, Leakes has been a force since she first hit the screens. From her reality TV moments to the characters she’s played on television shows, there are few dull moments when Leakes is in the picture.
And that is what this post is all about: NeNe’s ability to create a catchy phrase in almost any moment is a talent. Although some of those phrases have caused us to clutch our pearls, the Georgia native has given us moment after moment that has become synonymous with everyday life and language.
Let’s tap into the many times NeNe Leakes gave us new vocabulary for many of life’s situations.
1.“I said what I said.”
2.“Whew, child! The ghetto!”
3.“So nasty, so rude.”
4.“You and your wig…”
5.“Okay, girl. Bye.”
6.“I’m that bitch.”
8.“The thirst is real.”
9.“I am not the one.”
10.“I’m just, I’m so tired. I’m really tired.”
This short list shows that it really doesn’t matter how you feel about NeNe Leakes; her impact on culture is undeniable. You’ve likely used one or all of these quotes at some point in your life. Judge me if you want, but I enjoy her and believe she deserves her flowers. She’s often shady but consistently witty and elevates the meme/gif content, and this is proof!
What’s your favorite NeNe Leakes saying?
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