NeNe Leakes Replacing Sherri Shepherd in Cinderella
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

According to reports reality TV star and entrepreneur NeNe Leakes, of Real Housewives of Atlanta, will be replacing talk show host Sherri Shepherd on Broadway in Cinderella.

She’s the newest addition to the final cast for the play from November 25 and through January 2015, and she will play Cinderella’s wicked stepmother Madame. Sherri Shepherd will perform the role Sept. 9 through Nov. 22. KeKe Palmer is also taking over the role as Cinderella Sept. 9, and becomes the first black actress to play the role on Broadway.


Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.