WATCH: Phaedra Parks explain why Nene’s absence from RHOA Season 9 won’t affect the ratings


Now that Nene Leakes has missed out on the million dollar check that would’ve come along with her appearing on the ninth season of Real Housewives Of Atlanta due to some filming disputes with the producers, and Kim Fields has been axed from the roster in exchange for cast newbie Lena Chenier, fans have been wondering if their absence would ultimately affect the shows ratings..

When quizzed on the topic during her recent chat with TMZ, watch as Phaedra Parks explain why the show will still go on to be a success with or without Nene Leakes..