Gregg Leakes, who appeared alongside his spouse NeNe Leakes on the Bravo actuality collection The Actual Housewives of Atlanta, has died. He was 66.
Leakes’ publicist and longtime pal Ernest Dukes confirmed his demise to Folks on Wednesday.
“Right now the Leakes household is in deep ache with a damaged coronary heart. After an extended battle with most cancers, Gregg Leakes has handed away peacefully in his dwelling surrounded by all of his youngsters, very shut family members and spouse NeNe Leakes,” mentioned Dukes in an announcement to the outlet.
He continued, “We ask that you just pray for peace and energy over their household & permit them to mourn in personal throughout this very very tough time.”
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Gregg was recognized with stage III colon most cancers in 2018 and his well being was addressed on the present. He went into remission, however NeNe revealed in June that the most cancers returned in an Instagram Reside with The Jasmine Model. “He’s been within the hospital for a couple of week, tomorrow” NeNe mentioned on the time. “He needed to have a surgical procedure, so his most cancers did return.”
NeNe posted a image on her Instagram on Sunday that solely mentioned, “Damaged” together with prayer arms and a damaged coronary heart emoji.
Gregg and NeNe married in 1997. The couple divorced in 2011 however then reconciled and remarried two years later. They’ve a son collectively, Brentt Leakes.