‘RHOA’ Star NeNe Leakes’ Husband Dies After Battle With Colon Cancer

The family confirmed Gregg Leakes passed away.

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NeNe Leakes is mourning the loss of her husband, Gregg Leakes, who passed away on September 1 due to complications from colon cancer. He was 66-years old.

Gregg had been battling the deadly disease for the second time, after previously being in remission.



Today the Leakes family is in deep pain with a broken heart,  NeNe's publicist said in a statement to HollywoodLife. 

“After a long battle with cancer, Gregg Leakes has passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by all of his children, very close loved ones and wife Nene Leakes."

— Ernest Dukes Nene's publicist

"We ask that you pray for peace and strength over their family & allow them to mourn in private during this very very difficult time.”

His health took a turn for the worse months ago. NeNe recently told guests at her Georgia lounge, The Linnethia, that her husband was at home dying, and she was dealing with it.

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"If you see me and you see my son, give us a lot of love – okay?” she said into a mic. "my husband is transitioning to the other side.”


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RIP Gregg Leakes