NeNe Leakes Hospitalized, Tweets She's Blessed to Be Alive

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On Monday, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star found herself in a hospital fighting an unknown illness.

NeNe Leakes says she's "blessed to be alive" after finding herself in a hospital on Monday.

Although the Real Housewives of Atlanta star has yet to mention what caused her illness, on Sunday she tweeted she hadn't been feeling well. "Thanks 4 turning into RHOA 2night! I have been very sick for the past couple of days but I wanted 2 thank my tweetie pies," she shared.

The next day she tweeted a photo of herself dressed in a hospital gown with two IVs in her arms saying, "My arms are hurting with this IVs #Blessedtobealive."

A fan tweeted that she probably suffered from exhaustion due to her grueling schedule. Leakes agreed by retweeting the message and adding, "I work my butt off."

Fellow Bravo star Patti Stanger tweeted her well wishes to the Glee actress, "Feel better baby @NeNeLeakes I can't lose my gurl we gotta a lot of plans coming up. If u need me I'm here."

Sending our get well wishes her way.

UPDATE: Leakes issued a short statement on her official website. She blamed her current hospital stay on blood clots in her lung. "I’m told this happened to me because of the constant traveling around the country that I do for my job," said Leakes.

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