Reality star turned television star Nene Leakes participated in the Price Is Right Celebrity week starting February 18th and went on to win some big dollars for her favorite charity Saving Daughters.
According to a press release put out by the charity Nene was a participant on the show to not just play but to also help raise money. The charity wrote that Leakes “continues to Bless Saving Our Daughters’ efforts to help the initiatives’ domestic violence cause of Yell Confidence against domestic violence & date abuse. Nene started last year on raising money for her charity with her new shoe line Nethia, with Shoe Dazzle that was announced on her reality show Real House wives of Atlanta and now, Nene will join other celebrities to raise money for their favorite charities of choice on the acclaimed game show, Price Is Right.”
After checking out Leakes’ official Twitter, the budding actress expressed her excitement tweeting, “Are we loving me on The Price Is Right? It was really fun.”
She later added along with a photo of herself on the show, “Check me out being a good luck charm on The Price Is Right Celebrity Week! All smiles!”
So how did she fair? Nene confirmed that she did indeed win! She took to her Twitter and posted, “I won 77k on The Price Is Right 4 my charity @SavingDaughters.”
And you can bet your booty that the charity was thrilled. They also took to THEIR official Twitter page expressing their gratitude to Nene for choosing to play for them, “@savingdaughters wants to thank @NeNeLeakes @CBSTweet @PriceIsRight & all of you who supported!!! Thank You!!!”