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NeNe Leakes Developing Comedy Show After RHOA Departure, Wants To Challenge Wendy Williams With Stand-Up Act: Report

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Jul. 9 2015, Published 5:45 p.m. ET

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On to the next! After announcing her new gig on ABC’s reboot of the variety series To Tell the Truth, NeNe Leakes is now working on adding comedian to her growing list of jobs.

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She was known for her comedic timing and hilarious catchphrases on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and the DailyMail.com is now reporting that Leakes is hoping to use her humor to develop her own stand-up comedy show.

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The site says it viewed an email that showed that Leakes’ agent had been asking several female comics about “writing material for her comedy debut.”

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A source speaking to the site also revealed that Leakes wants to create a comedy show in hopes of competing with other entertainment mavens like her nemesis Wendy Williams.

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“NeNe is looking for a ghost writer to help craft a comedy act so that she can have at least an hour of material to perform on stage,” the insider said. “There's a lot of money in performing stand-up, which is why Wendy Williams has ventured into it.”

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Leakes has had success in acting on several TV series and on Broadway. But the reality TV star hadn’t previously expressed any serious interest in doing stand-up comedy work.

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However, with her massive fan base and recognition as one of the most successful alum of any of the Real Housewives franchises, Leakes newest venture just may turn out to be another success! Do you think NeNe would be a good stand-up comedian? Tweet us @OKMagazine or let us know in the comments section below

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