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.


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