EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Real Housewife of Atlanta NeNe Leaks: "Kim and I will Never Be Friends"

Sep. 12 2009, Published 3:20 p.m. ET

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta never fails to shock and amuse-- and on the September 10 episode the cast's reigning drama queen, NeNe Leakes, did just that when she tried on her nemesis Kim Zolciak's blonde wig and proceeded to mock the aspiring country star.

"We were just having fun," NeNe told exclusively at a signing for her book Never Make the Same Mistake Twice at the Eso Won Bookstore in L.A.'s Leimert Park neighborhood.  "Kim said I went too far, but for me it was just about having fun."

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"It's very hard for me to be friends with someone who is not a real friend," NeNe said. "If it wasn't for our interaction on the show, we would have nothing to say to each other."

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NeNe, a 5'10 mother of two writes about other cast mates in the book, recalling the falling out she had with Sheree, who she says she's known for years. "I never expected to have the falling out with her that I did and on national television," she writes.

On the show, NeNe clearly stands out with her outspoken opinions. But the reality star insists she doesn't play to the cameras. "I can be a little over the top at times, but there are times when I'm very calm but they don't show that on TV."

Leakes says there are limits to what she'll show on television. "The master bedroom!" she jokes, before adding, "no, my husband is a very private person and that room is where we relax."



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