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Every Real Housewife is guaranteed to deliver heaps of drama and trainwreck moments. And the ladies of Atlanta are no exception. In fact, few reality TV stars know more about feuding with friends-turned-cast-mates-turned-frenemies than Bravo mainstays Kim Zolciak-Biermann and NeNe Leakes. And their relationship just keeps getting worse.

Curious to hear the latest on their current relationship status? Stick with us as we sift through the details of their on-again-off-again friendship.

They were friends before the show

Kim Zolciak-Biermann and NeNe Leakes sitting together.
These two stars got into a major feud. | Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

Following a successful first season, the franchise welcomes newcomers whether a cast member knows them or not. But if you think back to the very beginning of some of your favorite Real Housewives editions, it’s clear to see that most, or at least some, of the women have known each other for years.

That was the case for Leakes and Zolciak-Biermann. Not only did they have a history together, but the two were actually great friends before the show aired in 2008. As we would all soon learn, though, their solid friendship wouldn’t last.

Next: Leakes disapproved of her friend’s romantic life.