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'RHOA' Alum NeNe Leakes Breaks Silence On Husband Gregg's Death, Hours Ahead Of Three-Day Event To Celebrate His Life

Sep. 2 2021, Published 4:33 p.m. ET

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NeNe Leakes is speaking out for the first time since her husband Gregg's death following his long battle with colon cancer.

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The 53-year-old widow took to her social media on Thursday, posting an emotional video of her and Gregg dancing.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta alum was seen busting her best moves to a slow jam and smiling uncontrollably as her husband joined in.

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Wearing a Gucci shirt, NeNe held Gregg's hand before spinning around and rolling her hips as Gregg serenaded her to the music.

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It appears that her RHOA co-star Porsha Williams was filming the intimate clip because her voice is heard cheering them on in the background.

She didn't drop any words, but instead, NeNe let emojis do the talking.

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Posting the video one day after Gregg's death, his wife of several years captioned it with three red love hearts, as well as three broken heart emojis.

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As Radar exclusively reported, NeNe's Linnethia Lounge in Duluth, Georgia, is gearing up to host a three-day event in Gregg's honor.

Staff members told us they are planning to pull out all the stops to celebrate his life. The event will go all weekend long, starting on Friday and ending on Sunday.

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While details surrounding the event are still being hammered out, someone at the lounge told us, this is exactly what NeNe's late husband would have wanted.

"We are always going to do our best to honor Gregg," an insider told us. "Gregg was a celebratory person. He would want that."

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Radar also learned the lounge was getting bombarded with calls from people sending their sympathies to NeNe over the loss of her decades-long husband.

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The condolences go way beyond Bravo fans. Even NeNe's frenemies from RHOA like Kim Zolciak and Kenya Moore put aside their feuds to pay tribute to Gregg after it was revealed he was transitioning to the other side.

As Radar reported, Gregg died on Wednesday after his battle with colon cancer.

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Following his passing, a rep for the Leakes family said, "Today the Leakes family is in deep pain with a broken heart. After a long battle with cancer, Gregg Leakes has passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by all of his children, very close loved ones and wife NeNe Leakes."

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Their statement concluded by saying, "We ask that you pray for peace and strength over their family & allow them to mourn in private during this very, very difficult time."

Gregg was only 66 years old.

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