The Atlanta housewife says she doesn't regret unloading on Star Jones, but might have made "better word choices"
NeNe Leakes never had second thoughts about quitting Celebrity Apprentice. It all just got to be too much, she says.
She adds: “I’m a grown woman, and nobody makes decisions for me. I make my own decisions. It was a toxic situation for me.”
Particularly poisonous, of course, was her feud with Star Jones. In an episode two weeks ago, Leakes unloaded on Jones in front of a client, then walked off the show. She doesn’t regret that either, but admits it didn’t need to get that ugly.
“I needed to get it out,” she says. “I wish I could have maybe had a different delivery, maybe better word choices, but I’m OK with it. I felt she deserved it. I know everybody in Hollywood knows I’m telling the truth [about Jones].”
Of course, things evened out this past week, when Donald Trump fired Jones. “When I said on the show yesterday that Star got fired, there were applauses in the audience,” says DeGeneres. “People were thrilled that Star got fired.”
To which Leakes replies: “Yeah, let’s clap about it.”