NeNe Leakes calls Cynthia Bailey a 'sellout personality' and 'flip flopper'

performs at the 2011 Soul Train Awards at The Fox Theatre on November 17, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. Cynthia Bailey and NeNe Leakes during happier days in 2001 at the Soul Train Awards. CREDIT: Getty Images
performs at the 2011 Soul Train Awards at The Fox Theatre on November 17, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. Cynthia Bailey and NeNe Leakes during happier days in 2001 at the Soul Train Awards. CREDIT: Getty Images

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NeNe Leakes held back on last night's "Real Housewives of Atlanta" reunion show about her feelings towards Cynthia Bailey but not so much on her Bravo blog today where she called Cynthia a "sell out personality" and a "flip flopper."

She felt "blindsided" by how Cynthia got angry again six months after the "bitch" incident once the episode aired. (NeNe had said Cynthia's husband Peter Thomas acted like a "bitch" by expressing how upset he was by NeNe's own bitchy behavior at a Kenya Moore fundraiser honoring her.)

NeNe apologized on camera and off at the time it happened. She said she and Cynthia were fine until the Twitterverse got on Cynthia's case for being too nice to NeNe for her "bitch" comment. So Cynthia said on the reunion show taped last month that NeNe wasn't giving her proper respect.

Cynthia has been considered NeNe's "lapdog" since she arrived season three but perhaps she finally decided that wasn't kosher. Even NeNe herself in her blog entry noted, "I had carried you on my back!"

NeNe saw Cynthia's critique as a betrayal of their friendship. She said this could have been straightened out behind the scenes, not in front of the cameras. "It’s always the ones that are the closet to you that will turn on you!" NeNe wrote.

So for her, it's "good bye friend."

Cynthia, in response, in a statement to Uptown magazine, wrote that she was angry at first by NeNe's "spiteful and malevolent" comments saying she should be off the show.

How could someone who I considered a really good friend attempt to essentially sabotage my job? I would never do anything that wasn't in the best interest of her family. She'd rather see me off the show than to work with me and give me pure hell next season. Even Andy Cohen seemed shocked and surprised by what she was saying.

To her, NeNe "is hurt that I have moved on."

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