The ‘Xscape’ tour is one of the most highly anticipated R&B reunions this year, and reality star NeNe Leakes will no longer have anything to do with it.
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NeNe was originally brought on to host the tour, but after her inflammatory comments towards an attendee of one of her comedy shows went viral, NeNe got the boot.
During her standup set on stage in Oakland Saturday night, NeNe told a heckler,
“The uber driver, I hope he rape your ass tonight when he take you home.”
Xscape released a statement Thursday morning saying they were ‘dismayed’ by Nene’s comments, TMZ reports.
“This tour is for and about our fans and we want to provide an entertaining and enjoyable experience for every single person who attends,” the group explained.
They also wished NeNe well as she “navigates this very difficult period.”
NeNe quickly apologized after receiving backlash for the remark, saying,
“As a woman and someone who has survived abuse, I regret the words that I used. I made a mistake and I should have known better. I hope people accept my deepest and sincerest apologies. I am sorry.”
Too little too late.
NeNe Leakes Is Looking Seriously Snatched
1. NeNe SLAYED the Golden Globe Awards in 2016 in a stunning Walter Collection gown.Source:Getty 1 of 16
2. NeNe shows just a hint of skin in sexy black in 2016.Source:Getty 2 of 16
3. NeNe always serves in a good black gown.Source:Getty 3 of 16
4. NeNe shows off a daring split at NYFW in 2015.Source:Getty 4 of 16
5. We love how NeNe embraces her curves, here in a plunging neckline.Source:Getty 5 of 16
6. NeNe Leakes visits 'Extra' at their New York studios at H&M in Times Square in April of 2015.Source:Getty 6 of 16
7. NeNe breaks fashion rules in horizontal stripes.Source:Getty 7 of 16
8. NeNe looking fabulous in olive tones.Source:Getty 8 of 16
9. NeNe embraces her curves in a sexy, off-the-shoulder LBD.Source:Getty 9 of 16
10. NeNe shows off her curves in red on the runway in 2014Source:Getty 10 of 16
11. NeNe LeakesSource:Getty 11 of 16
12. NeNe shows off her fab legs in 2014 post Met-galaSource:Getty 12 of 16
13. NeNe looking fab in DiorSource:Getty 13 of 16
14. NeNe rocks a fab blue blazer and heels.Source:Getty 14 of 16
15. NeNe loves a good leather pant.Source:Getty 15 of 16
16. NeNe LeakesSource:Getty 16 of 16