NeNe Leake’s Husband Gregg Leakes Dies After Battle With Colon Cancer Gregg Leakes, who often starred on Real Housewives of Atlanta with wife Nene Leakes, has died after battling colon cancer. The family publicist released a statement that read, “Today the Leakes family is in deep pain with a broken heart. 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.” They added, “We ask that you pray for peace and strength over their family and allow them to mourn in private during this very, very difficult time.” NeNe Leakes recently revealed that Gregg was “transitioning to the other side.” Several members of the Bravo family, including Andy Cohen and Cynthia Bailey, went to social media to honor Gregg. Gregg was 66 years old.
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR SHOP YOUR WAY - Reality TV star couple NeNe and Gregg Leakes get real personal and show off their gift picks for Valentines Day at the Shop Your Way Personal Shopper launch with Sears and Kmart in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Shop Your Way/AP Images)