NeNe Leakes Offers Bruce Jenner Support: “Do Your Thing, Be Fabulous!”


NeNe Leakes not only supports Bruce Jenner, she wants him to be “fabulous!” The Real Housewives of Atlanta star stopped by Us Weekly and called the Olympic gold medalist — who confessed he’s a woman during a powerful interview with Diane Sawyer last week — a rare “open book.”

“I thought he was real and so authentic,” Leakes gushed to Us. “It’s really hard, by the way, to come in and just be an open book and be so authentic and real and really open up…to the world that way. Not many people can do that. Nobody but me and Bruce Jenner.”

Nene Leakes and Bruce Jenner
NeNe Leakes thinks Bruce Jenner is “amazing” and wants to “have a cocktail” with him! Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images; Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images (right)

The Bravo star — who revealed to Us she’s working on a secret project with Kim Kardashian — plans on befriending Kardashian’s stepdad.

“I’m really cool with Kim, but I want to be best friends with Bruce Jenner,” she added of the 65-year-old, who she advises become fabulous.

Leakes’ message for Jenner? “Honey, you go honey! You do you thing,” she offered the dad of ten kids. “You get your nails done. Get your weave put in, and you just be fabulous. Go right on, be fabulous. I’m all for it. We’re gonna have a cocktail.”

Watch the video for more from Leakes, including on how she’s working with Kardashian, above!

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