“I played in dark hair long enough. Now that I’m having to adjust to my new life, my new normal, I thought I’d go back to blonde,” the Real Housewives of Atlanta alum, 53, mentioned in an Instagram Story video on Thursday, September 16, whereas displaying off her lighter locks. “I have a whole group of people that’s coming to my house every day doing different stuff with me, trying to keep my mind off of … you know, [the] events that recently happened.”
NeNe smiled, letting her social media followers know she’s been doing “OK,” all issues thought-about. “I’m pushing through,” she added. “I have good days and bad days. … They said it’s normal. So, some days I’m up. Some days I’m down. Today I felt like going to the salon. So that was good.”
The previous Glee star admitted it felt “good to be around other people” whereas she acquired her hair executed and thanked her followers for “all of the condolences and all of the sweet comments.”
Us Weekly confirmed on September 1 that Gregg died at age 66 after battling stage III colon most cancers. He was initially recognized in 2018 and was briefly in remission earlier than NeNe revealed in June that his sickness had returned.
At first, her husband’s health journey was “really tough” on NeNe and her household, she advised Us solely in November 2018.
“I mean, it’s been like a roller-coaster,” she mentioned on the time. “There are days where we have good days and Gregg has good days, then we have bad days and, you know, I feel alone, he feels alone.”
The couple tied the knot in 1997 and acquired divorced 14 years later, however remarried in 2013. They share son Brentt, 22, and every had kids from earlier relationships.
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Days earlier than Gregg handed away, the Dancing With the Stars alum gave an update on his condition whereas talking with patrons at her Linnethia Lounge in Duluth, Georgia.
“My husband is transitioning to the other side,” she mentioned in August after friends reportedly took problem together with her seeming standoffish.
The identical month, Brentt shared a powerful message about cherishing family members each day. “Spend time with your loved ones every chance you get,” he wrote in an Instagram Story earlier than his father’s demise. “Time is so … valuable dog. I can’t express it. I’m learning the hard way watching my dad fight every day. Please go create memories with ya people.”
NeNe and her household celebrated Gregg’s life with a memorial earlier this month, and a number of other of the Bravo persona’s former costars had been in attendance. “She’s smiling,” a pal captioned an Instagram Story pic of the New Regular alum on the time. “That’s a good sign.”
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