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Gizelle Bryant Real Housewives Of Potomac

Thankfully, the Real Housewives of Potomac are back with a new season. After a frustrating delay, they came through during the season 5 premiere episode last week.

Tonight, there’s another new episode and get ready for this one: Gizelle Bryant and Monique Samuels are actually on good terms, and they’re even going to a one-on-one lunch together. Beyond that, they both decided to co-host a dinner in honor of Ashley Darby, who has been admittedly struggling with postpartum depression. As nice as that sounds, we all know the peace between Gizelle and Monique will not last… most likely not even past this episode.

Ashley Darby Monique Samuels Real Housewives Of Potomac

Real Housewives of Potomac is finally back and I am so pumped. Honestly, it’s in my top 3 franchises and if you’re not watching, you better start. Take my word for it and thank me later.

While the season is just getting underway, there is already big drama brewing. We’ve seen in the press and we’ve watched it in the trailer. So it’s no secret what’s coming. One-time friends Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard get into a physical altercation while filming. Off-camera, the two women even filed charges against one another as a result. The charges have since been dismissed but whew, we haven’t seen a housewives legal mess like this in awhile. Now, it’s very hard for me to advocate physical violence, but Candiace did say, “Drag me, Monique.” It looks like she finally got her wish. As we see in the trailer clip, the ladies take sides and it doesn’t look like they are on Monique’s.

NeNe Leakes’ Store Is Going Out Of Business

Real Housewives of Atlanta veteran NeNe Leakes has had a rough year. Her claims of being ganged up on during the RHOA reunion led to her walking off. It’s put her tenure as a housewife up in the air. And while NeNe claims she wasn’t fired, she also said she doesn’t know if she will return to RHOA. Which basically means she was fired, let’s be real. That statement is what housewives use when they want to save face.

Word is that NeNe has been sniffing around, looking for her own show on another network. Too bad it’s been reported that there is zero interest. Must be a huge blow to her ego. So Miss Leakes finds herself between a rock and a hard place. At least she’s still got her store, Swagg.

Tom Schwartz Vanderpump Rules

In the wake of the Blake Lives Matter movement, Vanderpump Rules axed four of its cast members in June of 2020 for racially insensitive behavior. Kristen Doute, Stassi Schroeder, Max Boyens, and Brett Caprioni were all given the boot.

In January of 2020, racially insensitive social media posts made by Brett and Max in the past resurfaced. The Pump Rules newbies both apologized, but it was much too little, and much too late.

Lisa Rinna is caught in the middle

The addition of Garcelle Beauvais to the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast has been nothing short of a miracle. I get that this season hasn’t exactly been a comeback, but I’m guessing her bitch flower might bloom in her second year. That is, if Lisa Rinna doesn’t scare her away first. This lady is already telling Garcelle she’ll be targeted if she returns. What the hell? Garcelle has even unfollowed Lisa on social media.

If you watched the most recent episode, you might have sensed the weird vibes between Lisa and Garcelle. Lisa, of course, is too self-involved to have noticed all the non-joyous reactions to her stories of dancing in Instagram. Since seeing the show though, she’s got a different tune.

Lala Kent Is Not Opposed To Faith Returning To Vanderpump Rules

Honest question: when it comes to Vanderpump Rules, what’s next? We all know that Stassi Schroeder, Kristen Doute and two other guys no one cares about are gone. Rather, fired for racist behavior. And while fans were calling for Jax Taylor to be fired along with them, looks like he’s not going anywhere.

Lala Kent is sticking around too, as annoying as she can be. I’m guessing next season will focus more around her and fiancé, Randall Emmett. I mean honestly, we can’t watch another whole season of Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney killing their pets, can we? But Lala and Randall already postponed their wedding due to coronavirus. So maybe by the time they start filming, things will have changed. And clearly, VPR is all aboard the filmed wedding train. Yes, we have gone from drunken fights in parking lots to….planning weddings. We’ve come a long way, but maybe a little too long if you catch my drift.

Porsha Williams Kandi Burruss

Simply put, 2020 has sucked. I don’t think anyone can really dispute that. But from the chaos of everything going on, something good has come out of it all. The discussion surrounding race in America.

This year’s reckoning of Bravo stars was just one step forward. Forcing the Vanderpump Rules cast to take responsibility for racist behavior was shocking to many, but absolutely necessary. Seeing some of our favorites, like Porsha Williams and Braunwyn Windham-Burke, calling for justice was inspiring.

Rihanna

Celebrities fan out over reality TV stars too. We all know how much Jerry O’Connell, Chrissy Teigen, S.E. Cupp, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Rapaport, and Meghan McCain love to watch Bravo. They are always offering up their opinions on the drama.

Recently Seth Rogen talked about his love for Below Deck. And, now, Rihanna is naming her favorite Real Housewives stars.