Did you ever think of NeNe as a grandma? Well apparently she didn’t either until she was surprised by her sons 21 year old girlfriend who was already six months pregnant.
Proud grandmother NeNe Leakes exclusively reveals her 2-month-old granddaughter Briâ€™asia (who sheâ€™s kept under wraps until now) in an interview with InTouch Â Weekly!
NeNe tells the new issue of In Touch â€” on newsstands now â€” about her shock when she discovered that her 22-year-old son, Bryson, was secretly expecting a baby with his girlfriend, Ashley Hill, 21.
â€œI only found out about everything because I ran into Ashley when she was more than six months along,â€ the Real Housewives of Atlanta star tells In Touch in an exclusive interview. â€œI said, â€˜You look pregnant.â€™ And she said, â€˜Hasnâ€™t Bryson told you?â€™ But he hadnâ€™t because he knew that I wouldnâ€™t approve of him having a child so young.â€
â€œI didnâ€™t feel like he was ready for such a big responsibility,â€ she says. â€œI was his age when I had him, so I know how tough it is. I didnâ€™t want him to make the same mistakes that I did. I needed to let it sink in.â€
However, once little Briâ€™asia Bryant was born in mid-June, no-nonsense NeNe melted.
â€œI always wanted to have a girl,â€ she says, â€œand now I have one! Sheâ€™s just adorable.â€
â€œI paid for everything in the nursery: the clothing, the diapers. I donâ€™t want her to feel strapped,â€ she says â€” sheâ€™s gone completely â€œcrazyâ€ buying gifts for the baby, including â€œlittle dresses, sparkly headbands, and Gucci shoes â€¦ We just love her,â€ NeNe gushes to In Touch.
And while at first she was reserved about being called â€œGrandma,â€ the 44-year-old outspoken star now embraces the name! â€œForty is the new 30. Iâ€™m a sassy, fashion-forward grandma!â€