Why NeNe Leakes Is Selling Her Atlanta House After Gregg’s Death


Moving ahead. NeNe Leakes listed her Atlanta residence on the market in hopes of getting a recent begin after the demise of her late husband, Gregg Leakes.

“She is selling for closure and to start a new path after Gregg’s death,” a supply tells Us Weekly of the 53-year-old Bravo character’s choice to promote the residence. “Lots of good memories in the house but also some very heartbreaking moments were left. Selling the home is about moving forward with her life.”

Putting the house up on the market is “closing a chapter” for the Glee alum, who hasn’t settled on a brand new place simply but, per the supply.

“Atlanta will always be home, but it’s too early to tell where she’s moving,” the insider provides.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta alum listed her residence earlier this month for $4 million. The mansion, which she purchased in 2015, consists of 5 bedrooms and 7 loos. The actress later renovated the ten,000 sq. foot area, which she shared with Gregg, to incorporate a walk-in closet and a big swimming pool.

Us beforehand confirmed on September 1 that Gregg died at age 66 following his battle with stage III colon most cancers. The pair tied the knot twice — first in 1997 and once more in 2013 — and shared son Brentt.

“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,” a spokesperson for the truth star instructed Us on the time. “We ask that you pray for peace and strength over their family & allow them to mourn in private during this very, very difficult time.”

Weeks later, NeNe opened up about processing the loss in a candid social media publish.

“I played in dark hair long enough. Now that I’m having to adjust to my new life, my new normal, I thought I’d go back to blonde,” she stated in an Instagram Story video on September 16 whereas debuting a brand new coiffure. “I have a whole group of people that’s coming to my house every day doing different stuff with me, trying to keep my mind off of … you know, [the] events that recently happened.”

She later instructed her social media followers that she’s been doing “OK” since Gregg’s demise, noting it’s been “good to be around other people” as she continued to grieve.

“I’m pushing through,” the Dancing With the Stars alum continued. “I have good days and bad days. … They said it’s normal. So, some days I’m up. Some days I’m down. Today I felt like going to the salon. So that was good.”

With reporting by Andrea Simpson and Diana Cooper

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