NeNe Leakes has officially announced her departure from “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” 

Although the scoop has been in the streets of the internet for months, the reality TV star took to her YouTube page on Thursday to share the news herself. 

NeNe stated: 

I have been on an extremely, extremely long, exhausting, tiring, emotional negotiation. There has been a lot of emotion flying from both sides. It has been hard. And I have made the very hard and difficult decision to not be a part of ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta,’ Season 13. It wasn’t an easy decision for me. It was hard.

Watch the video below:

A Bravo spokesperson told Variety they just couldn’t come to mutually agreeable terms, but they wish her well. 

We wish Nene all the best in her future endeavors and thank her for sharing her journey for over a decade with the fans of ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta.’ She’s been instrumental since the start and will truly be missed, and maybe one day she’ll hold the peach again.

Andy Cohen took to Instagram to share his thoughts on NeNe Leakes’ departure from the franchise. 

Nene Leakes is an icon of the genre. She is a gif and catchphrase machine. In 11 years of #WWHL, Nene has been our most frequent guest, and she is always A BLAST. Nene nicknamed me “Buttercup” the first day we met, and still calls me that today. Through her whole run, she has always had a serious concern and drive to maintain the success and well-being of #RHOA. I am going to miss Nene on the show, but I’m hoping we work together again soon and will remain in each other’s orbits forever.

XO, Buttercup. 

#Bloop #LowDownMonkeyWithAWig #CloseYourLegsToMarriedMen #WeSeeEachOthah #ISaidWhatISaid #TrumpCheck #ByeWig #SoNastyAndSoRude #Buttercup

See his original post below. 

Will you miss NeNe on the show?