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Candiace Dillard Bassett Real Housewives Of Potomac

For some reason, Bravo’s Chat Room hasn’t been canceled yet. Despite serving up sub-par entertainment, the show is stirring up some drama.

Porsha Williams defended her good friend Monique Samuels amidst Monique’s ongoing feud with Candiace Dillard. And, well, Candiace didn’t take too kindly to that.

Candiace Dillard Bassett Real Housewives Of Potomac

Season 5 of Real Housewives of Potomac was on fire. Much of the season was driven by the ugly physical confrontation between Candiace Dillard and Monique Samuels.

The incident occurred at a RHOP party in October of 2019 while the cameras were rolling. After the fight, Monique and Candiace slapped each other with second-degree assault charges. In December of 2019, both charges were dismissed.

Robyn Dixon Real Housewives Of Potomac

Of course, the Reality Tea team understands being very invested in reality TV content. We enthusiastically cover reality TV shows and the stars’ off-camera activities. However, there’s a difference between being very invested and going too far.

There is NEVER a reason to wish death on a reality TV star, yet it happens so often from faceless, anonymous social media users. This is not at-all-acceptable and Real Housewives of Potomac star Robyn Dixon is tired of the hatred.

Karen Huger Gizelle Bryant Real Housewives Of Potomac

We have all heard that Karen Huger is “not impressed” by Wendy Osefo, but what did Karen say about Wendy that is so awful? We never really got to see that. Instead, we saw Gizelle Bryant misquoting Karen, sharing sentiments that were supposedly shared off-camera, and possibly straight up lying about things Karen didn’t say.

Pretty much every time Wendy was upset about something Karen “said,” it was only something that we saw Gizelle relay to her. Did Karen call her a freelancing floozy? Not that we saw. Aside from playing the most distorted game of telephone ever, Gizelle has another platform to skew the narrative, Bravo’s Chat Room. I tried to give the show a chance, but it just isn’t it (Porsha Williams is a great host, though). Aside from the obviously forced chatter and Gizelle’s horrid fashions, it’s just become a medium for Gizelle to push her own narrative and get in a few digs at her frenemies. I removed Bravo’s Chat Room from my DVR, which is saying a lot considering that I still watch Real Housewives of Orange County, a show that’s clearly jumped the shark.

Karen Huger Gizelle Bryant Real Housewives Of Potomac

The moment has finally arrived. The Real Housewives of Potomac reunion is here. For the first time in over a year, Monique Samuels & Candiace Dillard Bassett are in the same room. There is a lot to unpack between those two. The fight changed everything. Finally, we are going to hear both sides of the story with both there to hash it out. This is highly anticipated. It doesn’t get bigger than this for a Housewives fan.

Someone who should be nervous at this reunion is Gizelle Bryant. She was extra messy this season, and many of the women are going to want to hold her accountable. You can only get away with shady underhanded tactics for so long before people fight back. Karen Huger always has Gizelle’s number so I expect her to be front and center as the ringleader of a possible Gizelle takedown.

Karen Huger Real Housewives Of Potomac

Karen Huger has truly held her own throughout this season of Real Housewives of PotomacGizelle Bryant has been coming for Karen and stoking the flames in her direction. Of course that means tag-along Robyn Dixon has too.  Just the same as every other season. These two need real story lines. They’re both going for the “back with my ex-” arc. Please. It’s been done.

Karen certainly knows she can get on her cast mates nerves. She has had it out for Wendy Osefo since she’s been on the scene. Either way, it came as no surprise to Karen that the wives questioned her arrival to the finale party in our final episode of Season 5.

Candiace Dillard Bassett Real Housewives Of Potomac

How is it possible that this season of The Real Housewives Of Potomac is coming to an end? What a stellar season it has been. Top notch television from beginning to end. The fight between Monique Samuelsand Candiace Dillard Bassett changed everything though. There’s been a divide ever since, and that tension is about to boil over on this finale. It’s time for the men to get in on the action I suppose. Michael Darby, do your thing.

Candiace is questioning her friendship with Karen Huger now. At one point does straddling the line between two fighting friends become shady? Should she have to pick a side? Candiace certainly thinks so. After feeling set up at Karen’s wig party, it will be interesting to see where the two of them go from here. The damage is done because TRUST is broken.

Real Housewives Of Potomac Releases Reunion Trailer

The cast of Real Housewives of Potomac are on the verge of igniting.  Since the fight between Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard, sides have been taken.  And there is a clear line between the ladies that have a zero tolerance policy for physical assault and those that see gray.  Gizelle Bryant, Robyn Dixon, and Wendy Osefo are on the side of CandiaceAshley Darby has isolated herself in Monique’s camp, while Karen Huger tried to play both sides.

All of this shimmering tension will come to a head on the season finale, when a fight breaks out between the Michael Darby and Chris Bassett.  This altercation will include their wives, Ashley and Candiace.  Of course, this was long overdue since Ashley confessed to writing a statement in defense of Monique.  Candiace took the news relatively well when it was revealed in Portugal.  But clearly there was no resolution, and Monique was not there to deal with the fallout either.  So, with all of these issues simmering, it’s no wonder RHOP had an explosive reunion this season.