Nene Leakes Is Headed Back To 'The Real Housewives Of Atlanta' -- Kinda

Entertainment | 10/28/2015 | 11:30 AM EDT

Leakes will make a surprise appearance during the show's eighth season

Nene Leakes just can't leave "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" alone.

The actress/reality star will be making a surprise appearance during the show's eighth season that will surely stun her fellow Georgia peaches. A source close to production tells E! News that Leakes will make her return as the ladies take a girls' trip to Jamaica.

The news comes just four months after Leakes announced her departure from the show, explaining that she wanted to "spread [her] wings and do different things." She had been with the show since its inception in October 2008.



But don't expect Leakes to linger around with the "RHOA" ladies. She's got a lot on her plate.

While tending to her clothing line for HSN, Leakes is also gearing up for a revival of the classic game show "To Tell The Truth," where she'll serve as a panelist. She is also set to do a limited run in Chicago as Matron "Mama" Morton, beginning in November.

"RHOA" returns Nov. 8 with newbies Kim Fields and Shamea Morton, as well as former "housewife" Sheree Whitfield. Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Phaedra Parks and Porsha Willams will also return.


 (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

related stories

Top 100 of 2016

Centric's counting down the best music videos of the year!

Get Real

Tamar Braxton Laughs At The Real's Ratings Struggle

The Blind Side

Kim Kardashian Blind-Sided By Kanye's Nervous Breakdown