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.
The Real Housewives of Orange County cast has come under fire for their comments and behaviors during the coronavirus pandemic. Shannon Beador, Emily Simpson, Braunwyn Windham-Burke, and Kelly Dodd all hung out in close proximity for a selfie, which sparked outrage among the fans. And David Beador’s fiancée and mother of his future child Lesley Cook shaded Shannon for this gathering. And, let’s not forget the many times that Kelly has made ignorant comments about coronavirus.
Previously demoted and eventually fired Housewife Vicki Gunvalson slammed the California governor for refusing to open up nail salons when she wanted to get a manicure. At the very beginning of the stay-at-home orders, Tamra Judge caught flack for keeping her gym open. And, most recently, the cast traveled to film a trip, which also incited criticism. And now, Shannon has revealed that she and all three of her daughters have tested positive for the coronavirus. Presumably, Shannon was not on the Real Housewives of Orange County cast trip.
Ok, what is going on with the Real Housewives of Orange County? It seems like they just cannot keep out of the media with negative press. I know they say all press is good press but in this case, I would have to disagree.
The show has already experienced a major shakeup before the season even started filming with the
firing exit of OG’s Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Judge. And Vicki has landed herself in hot water with her comments on coronavirus. So has Tamra, thanks to pictures she posted of her out with friends, no masks in sight. Which brings us to the current cast member, Kelly Dodd. Where do I even start? Kelly has been vocal about her constant travel, along with her insensitive comments about the virus. At this point, Kelly should do us all a favor and delete her social media. Honestly, the only person I’m here for with this cast is newbie Braunwyn Windham-Burke. I know people have conflicting feelings on her first season but hey, at least she’s not out there sharing inconsiderate memes about COVID.
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In addition to the global health crisis, there are issues in this country that cannot be ignored. Recently, reality TV stars have been using their platforms to demand justice for George Floyd, a man who was killed on May 25 when a policer officer named Derek Chauvin shoved his knee into his neck. George told him, “Please, the knee in my neck, I can’t breathe.” According to CNN, witness Donald Williams told the policeman, “Officer, he’s not resisting arrest, you have your knee on him and you have handcuffs on him, he’s detained at this moment.'”
Over the weekend, some of your favorite reality TV stars attended protests. Others encouraged people to take action and speak up.
Kelly Dodd had a tough start on Real Housewives of Orange County, but eventually, she became someone viewers liked to root for. Lately, that’s not really the case. She has made many offensive remarks about the coronavirus pandemic. She’s apologized, but then she just says something else, only to say sorry again. It’s a never-ending cycle.
Some RHOC viewers are so upset that they’re (apparently) reaching out to the production company asking for Kelly to get fired.
You can now own a piece of Real Housewives history! Former Real Housewives of Miami star Ana Quincoces has called on housewives from all cities to donate some of their most iconic reunion dresses to be auctioned off for coronavirus relief efforts.
Housewives from all over the country answered Ana’s call and donated some amazing reunion dresses. This is such a fun and creative way to give back to our frontline workers. If you’re a Housewives superfan, you don’t want to miss this auction. Ana has collected over 30 pieces from not only the Housewives, but also Andy Cohen himself!
Kyle Richards from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is the target of some harsh opinions lately. She has really come into her own as a housewife since she started on the show during season 1. The current season has just started and Kyle has already been in the middle of quite a bit of drama. She is not afraid to state her opinion and tell her friends when she thinks they’re wrong. However, this has caused her to see her fair share of trouble and polarizing opinions. Last season, she even had a huge fall-out with former friend and previous housewife Lisa Vanderpump.
Vicki Gunvalson who is a former housewife on the Real Housewives of Orange County, has been making claims that Kyle is “kind of vanilla” and “stays in the safe lane.” Has Vicki been watching the same show as the rest of us? Vicki was the only original Housewife from the Real Housewives series. Even though she got the boot, she seems to think that she is entitled to her opinions. Regardless of how true or false they may be. She has been known to state that the show is “hers” and that no one would be on the series if it was not for her.
While Kelly Dodd had a shaky start on Real Housewives of Orange County, she provided fans with plenty of moments that motivated us to root for her. However, it’s just tough to do that lately with all of her coronavirus-related commentary. She said that coronavirus is God’s way of thinning the herd. She also “joked” that people are going to die anyway. And then there was that gathering with her RHOC co-stars Shannon Beador, Emily Simpson, and Braunwyn Windham-Burke. They wore face masks, one that ironically said “6 feet apart.” However, they got in such close proximity to each other for some selfies. They did not seem to be taking the shelter in place order seriously. At all.
Additionally, Kelly has been traveling back and forth from California to New York City, where her fiance Rick Leventhal lives. As an outsider, it’s hard not to have opinions about Kelly’s comments and behavior in relation to the coronavirus. Now, she has even more to say.