Dancing With the Stars

Is NeNe Leakes Right for Dancing with the Stars?

12/08/2010 at 12:20 PM EST

Dancing with the Stars: NeNe Leakes Wants to Do the Show
NeNe Leakes
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Will NeNe Leakes be the first of Bravo's Real Housewives to be tapped for ABC's Dancing with the Stars?

The Atlanta Housewife, who's been getting a taste of reality competition while filming The Celebrity Apprentice, which is expected to air in March, says she'd be thrilled to get the call from the Dancing producers.

"Absolutely. They need a black girl like me. They really do," Leakes, 42, said on TBS's Lopez Tonight. "They need a black girl like me to keep it real on the show."

Leakes says she's a fan of the ballroom competition, and took a shine to one contestant in particular this season: Bristol Palin. "I just think she's a sweet girl," Leakes says. "I really enjoyed watching her."

So, does NeNe have what it takes to heat up the ballroom on DWTS? Take our poll.

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