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NeNe Leakes on Her HSN Line: ‘There Are Curvy Women in My Family, So This Was Personal’

She's parlayed her breakout role on Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" into a number of high-profile gigs—a storyline on "Glee," guest-hosting "Fashion Police," and appearing on the fourth hour of the "Today" show—but NeNe Leakes has a brand-new job to add to her resume: fashion designer. The outspoken celebrity is prepping for the launch of a clothing collection for women, NeNe NeNe Leakes, debuting this month on HSN, and she's doing it for all of the curvy girls out there. Bloop! ...

... Plus, women have been asking Leakes—who's 5'10—for style advice for years. "On social media, tall women are constantly asking me, 'Where did you get those pants?' Or women who are curvier ask me, 'I'm a size 18 where can I get that shirt in my size?' and I [didn't] really know. They think I'm a size 16 or 20 because I apparently look larger on TV."

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