NeNe Leakes: No Hard Feelings Toward Star Jones

NeNe Leakes (left) and Star Jones

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updated 07/06/2011 AT 8:40 AM ET

originally published 07/06/2011 AT 2:15 PM ET

She was the the reason she quit Celebrity Apprentice, but that isn’t stopping NeNe Leakes from keeping it cordial with former fellow contestant Star Jones.

“Saying hello costs me nothing – that’s free,” the Real Housewives of Atlanta star, 43, tells “I’m not so in a rage that I can’t say hello and I can’t stand in the same room as Star.”

The two famously feuded and resorted to name-calling on the NBC show, and their rivalry hit a peak when Leakes unloaded on Jones in front of a client.


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