ATLANTA -- America first met NeNe Leakes as a Real Housewife of Atlanta.
As part of the reality show, she even worked on a few special stories with 11Alive.
Her latest role is on NBC's new comedy "The New Normal." The show's website describes her character Rocky as "the fierce assistant of father-to-be Bryan Buckley."
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No matter how far she goes in Hollywood, Leakes says she'll stay a Georgia peach.
"I will always be a part of Georgia," she told 11Alive's Ted Hall.
They talked about her new gig and how she got started in acting.
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