Porsha Williams has barely filmed new 'RHOA' season with NeNe Leakes (Exclusive)

Porsha Williams is "glad" to have Kenya Moore back on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."

After taking last season off to spend time with her newborn daughter, Brooklyn, Kenya will return to the upcoming Bravo hit's season 12, which is currently filming, and Porsha is welcoming her back into the mix with open arms.

"She only took a season off to be a mom and to be a newlywed. It’s fine, girl, take your little break, but you gotta come on back," she told AOL's Gibson Johns while promoting her Fiber One "Work Done" music video last week. "Come on get this check and get in the mix, and nobody does that better than Kenya. For me, I was glad she was going back because when she was there before, [our] relationship wasn’t that great so I’m like, ‘We have a great relationship now, let’s show that!’"

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Part of what has helped Porsha and Kenya mend their relationship going into season 12 was the fact that they both recently became mothers. While Kenya welcomed Brooklyn with husband Marc Daly in November 2018, Porsha gave birth to daughter Pilar with Dennis McKinley in March 2019.

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CHAMBLEE, GA - JULY 17: Porsha Williams attends Marlo Hampton's HER Hair Collection Soft Launch at Factory Atlanta on July 17, 2019 in Chamblee, Georgia.(Photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage)
CHAMBLEE, GA - JULY 17: Porsha Williams, Marlo Hampton and Cynthia Bailey attend Marlo Hampton's HER Hair Collection Soft Launch at Factory Atlanta on July 17, 2019 in Chamblee, Georgia.(Photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 29: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) TV personality Porsha Williams visits SiriusXM Studios on April 29, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - JUNE 01: Porsha Williams speaks onstage during 2019 Atlanta Ultimate Women's Expo at Georgia World Congress Center on June 01, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Porsha Williams -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA PORSHA'S HAVING A BABY -- Pictured: Porsha Williams -- (Photo by: Annette Brown/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 07: TV personality Porsha Williams attends Columbia Pictures 'Superfly' Atlanta special screening on June 7, 2018 at SCADShow in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Sony Pictures Entertainment )
ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 25: TV personality Porsha Williams attends 2018 Hosea's Heroes Awards at Loudermilk Conference Center on February 25, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Porsha Williams -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured (l-r): Porsha Williams and Amber Tamblyn -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Porsha Williams -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) TV personality Porsha Williams visits SiriusXM Studios on November 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA -- 'Nightmare on Peachtree Street' Episode 1018 -- Pictured: (l-r) NeNe Leakes, Porsha Williams -- (Photo by: Marcus Ingram/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 25: From left, the Real Housewives of Atlanta, Sheree Whitfield, Porsha Williams, Cynthia Bailey, celebrated achievements in the LGBTQ community at the GLAAD Gala Atlanta, in partnership with LGBTQ ally, Ketel One Vodka on October 25, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for GLAAD)
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ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 22: Television personality Porsha Williams at Essence Magazine Celebrates October Cover Star Kandi Burruss at Revel on September 22, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Phaedra Parks, Porsha Williams, Sheree Williams -- (Photo by: Annette Brown/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 13: Television personality Porsha Williams attends 'Rickey Smiley For Real' Season 4 Premiere at Regal Atlantic Station on June 13, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Porsha Williams -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 13: TV Personality Porsha Williams visits SiriusXM Studios on January 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
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"Absolutely," she said when we asked if they've bonded over motherhood. "It helps us get over that hump of where we used to be. You don’t care about anything other than that little girl."

Meanwhile, numerous reports have surfaced that fellow cast mate NeNe Leakes has refused to film with both Porsha and Kenya, both of whom she's had infamously up-and-down relationships with over the years. When we asked how it's been between NeNe and Kenya, Porsha said she didn't know.

"I don’t know. I haven’t filmed with NeNe. No, I haven’t," she said before correcting herself. "I lied, actually, one time I did, but I just didn’t even remember it."

While that may have changed this past weekend when the cast all went to Toronto for the city's Caribbean Carnival, Porsha's words are telling as far as what viewers can expect from the upcoming season.

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As for her most recent project, Porsha couldn't have been more excited to film the "Work Done" music video alongside Housewives from other franchises and noted that the music video shoot came at the perfect time for her as she was embarking on her post-baby weight loss journey.

 

 

"The biggest thing for me is that I’m a new mom and I just recently decided to start getting into shape. I had a C-section, so I’ve been taking my time, but I wanted to start getting a hold of my diet," she explained to AOL. "I wanted to start with a low-calorie diet, and so you’re looking for snacks that are low-calorie and that you won’t feel guilty about. The new Fiber One bar is only 70 calories, and it tastes amazing."

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ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 19: Gregg Leakes and Nene Leakes attend Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway with Nene and Marlo at Gio's on November 19, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage)
BOSTON, MA - MARCH 03: Gregg and NeNe Leakes attend the Lenny Zakim Fund's 9th Annual Casino Night to raise money to support more than 60 grass roots organizations that enable and empower under-resourced people and communities to address social and economic injustice, on March 3, 2018 in Boston, MA. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images for The Lenny Zakim Fund)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: NeNe Leakes and Gregg Leakes attend the 5th annual Women Making History Brunch at Montage Beverly Hills on September 17, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/WireImage)
CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD - 'Lance Bass vs Kellie Pickler and Ernie Hudson vs Nene Leakes' - The celebrity families competing to win cash for their charities feature the families from award-winning country music recording artist Kellie Pickler; and Lance Bass, member of the multi-platinum pop boy band *NSYNC. In a separate game, family members from NeNe Leakes, star of ABC's 'To Tell the Truth,' will compete against the family of actor Ernie Hudson. The second season premiere episode of 'Celebrity Family Feud' airs SUNDAY, JUNE 26 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (Kelsey McNeal /ABC via Getty Images) STEVE HARVEY, NENE LEAKES, GREGG LEAKES
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 18: Television personality NeNe Leakes (L) and her husband Gregg Leakes attend the fourth annual 'One Night for ONE DROP' imagined by Cirque du Soleil, a show that raises awareness and funds for critical water issues worldwide, at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health on March 18, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 10: Television personality NeNe Leakes (L) and Gregg Leakes arrive at NBCUniversal's 73rd Annual Golden Globes After Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 10, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 23: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) NeNe Leakes and husband Gregg Leakes pose backstage after her Opening Night in the hit musical 'Chicago' on Broadway at The Ambassador Theater on November 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: NeNe Leakes and Gregg Leakes attend the Television Industry Advocacy Awards at Sunset Tower on September 18, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 14: TV personalities Nene Leakes and Gregg Leakes seen on the streets of Manhattan on May 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: (R-L) AJ Calloway interviews NeNe Leakes and husband Gregg Leakes during their visit to 'Extra' at their New York studios at H&M in Times Square on April 27, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 31: Actress/television personality NeNe Leakes and Gregg Leakes attend NeNe Leakes Fabulous Pop Up Closet Event at 2115 Piedmont on January 31, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25: NeNe Leakes and husband Gregg Leakes attend her Broadway Debut in 'Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella' After Party at Lounge 48 on November 25, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25: NeNe Leakes and husband Gregg Leakes backstage after her the Broadway Debut Performance in 'Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella' at The Broadway Theatre on November 25, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 21: NeNe Leakes with her husband Gregg Leakes filming an episode of 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' as she meets with designer William Ivey Long for her final 'Cinderella' Costume fitting at Euroco Costumes on November 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 27: Actress NeNe Leakes (R) and her husband Gregg Leakes attend a perforamnce of 'ZUMANITY, The Sensual Side of Cirque du Soleil' at the New York-New York Hotel & Casino on June 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Cirque du Soleil)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Reality stars Gregg and NeNe Leakes (R) attend the Michael Costello fashion show at Helen Mills Event Space on February 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Nene Leakes, Gregg Leakes, Phaedra Parks, Apollo Nido -- (Photo by: Wilford Harewood/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 05: NeNe Leakes and Gregg Leakes attend the Shop Your Way #RealPersonal event at Ink48 on February 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Shop Your Way)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 29: NeNe Leakes and husband Gregg Leakes attend Debra L. Lee's 7th annual VIP pre BET dinner event at Milk Studios on June 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
I DREAM OF NENE -- 'Rehearsal Dinner' -- Pictured: (l-r) NeNe Leakes, Gregg Leakes -- (Photo by: Wilford Harewood/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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