NeNe Leakes now says she might donate money to Detroit's schools after all ... but she sure as hell ain't gonna do it just because Kenya Moore did -- IF Kenya did at all.
We talked to the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star at LAX, and she defended the fact she hasn't paid up her end of the $20K deal she made with Kenya to support a charity of her choice.
Check out the clip ... NeNe rips off a list of questions she needs answered before she writes a check. But at a point, doesn't this start to feel like a giant stall tactic?
C'mon, NeNe -- the statute of limitations might run out.