NeNe Leakes fired over rape joke

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The Fashion Police panelist (born Linnethia Johnson) just issued a formal apology for telling a heckler she "hoped she got raped by her Uber driver" onstage Oakland's Paramount Theatre Saturday.

Leakes has yet to respond to the report, though the Great Xscape tour promo on her Instagram has since been removed.

Nene Leakes, 49, could be fired from her Real Housewives Of Atlanta role, and now she could also be sued for her controversial comments!

"As a result, we have chose to no longer proceed with her participation on our tour".

Initially, Leakes was slated to host a November concert featuring the girl group Xscape, but due to her unwelcomed rape remarks, the band announced on Thursday that they were "dismayed".

"Racism is very real, and it's unfortunate that it had to come out that way", Nene's friend tells her as she continues wiping tears from her eyes.

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"Our hearts go out to all female victims and we stand with you", Xscape added. Not surprisingly, the star was met with a round of boos. "And steal yo' funky hello kitty, bitch".

'I truly regret and apologize for what I said from the stage in Oakland over the weekend, ' the New York-born comedian - who boasts 6.9M social media followers - wrote on Facebook Monday.

"Thank you guys. Thank you so much", she said, getting teary-eyed. As a woman and someone who has survived abuse, I regret the words that I used. "I don't take this lightly". I hope people accept my deepest and sincerest apologies. There's no word on whether someone else will be brought in to replace Leakes.

She has apologized for her careless offensive comment, but it still costs her her hosting gig on Xscape's tour.

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