NeNe Leakes Confirms Engagement to Ex-Husband on "Fallon"

"Real Housewives" star and her now-fiance divorced in 2011 after almost 14 years of marriage.

By Debra Pangestu
|  Friday, Jan 4, 2013  |  Updated 8:04 AM CDT
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NeNe Leakes, pictured here arriving at VH1 Divas, recently got engaged to her ex-husband.

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Atlanta "Housewife" and "The New Normal" star NeNe Leakes kicked of 2013 by getting engaged to an old flame: her ex-husband.

Leakes had been dropping hints of a possible New Year's Eve engagement by tweeting romantic photos of herself and ex-husband Gregg Leakes, and on Thursday's episode of "Late Night," host Jimmy Fallon intended to set the record straight.

"You start tweeting out these photos," Jimmy said, holding up the series of images Leakes tweeted on New Year's Eve. "So, are you engaged?"

The "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star's photos included shots of a hallway strewn with rose petals, and a nightcap of strawberries and chilled champagne.

After some gentle prodding from Fallon, Leakes put the engagement musings to rest.

"Well, a little after midnight, I was asked this beautiful question: 'Will you marry me - again?'" Leakes said coyly.

Her answer?

An exuberant "Yes!"

Leakes and her now-fiance divorced in 2011 after almost 14 years of marriage. She has two sons, Bryson and Brentt.

 

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