Real Housewives of Potomac viewers finally saw the much-hyped altercation between Candiace Dillard and Monique Samuels. It happened on October 16, 2019 during an event thrown by RHOP co-star Gizelle Bryant. Of course, Bravo cameras were rolling.
The former friends were involved in a verbal fight that escalated when Monique grabbed Candiace by the hair and dragged her over a table. When Candiace was being put in a car and driven away for her safety, Monique rushed at the vehicle. Frankly, the fight was vicious, violent, and difficult to watch.
Two days later and I’m still reeling from that physical altercation between Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard on Real Housewives of Potomac. I can’t imagine how the actual cast members feels.
It was just so much happening at once. Monique refused to let go of Candiace’s wig. They were both screaming at each other. Then, Monique thought it was a good idea to run after Candiace in a parking lot. On the ride home, her husband Chris Samuels deemed the fight to be “embarrassing,” which Monique did not seem to agree with at the time. So, how does she feel now, months later after she’s been able to watch the footage?
After months of hype, we’ve finally seen the altercation between Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard. It all went down at a winery where the ladies were set to celebrate Gizelle Bryant’s
fashions literary award.
As Drake once sang (many summers ago), “it went from zero to one hundred real quick, real f*cking quick.” The fact that it escalated to that level following a conversation that wasn’t any more heated than what we’ve seen all these years is mind blowing. Sure, the tension had been building for years, but it just got way out of hand. It was tough to watch Monique refuse to let go of Candiace’s wig for what felt like forever. Karen Huger was in a panic seeing her two closest allies in the group go at it. Robyn Dixon stood by smiling. Ashley Darby missed the whole thing because she was in the rest room. I watched it, hit “rewind,” and then watched it again, and, even still, it’s jumbled mess to watch and decipher.
Are you ready for this wild ride of an episode? Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard Bassett are about to change the group forever in one moment. The Real Housewives of Potomac will never ever be the same again. The most hyped Housewives altercation possibly in history is going to fracture this group into pieces. Sides will be taken. Alliances will be solidified.
The events are horrific, but it will go down in Housewives infamy. People will be talking about this episode for many years to come. Whether your Team Monique or Team Candiace, it’s a fascinating time to be a fan of the show. There’s so much electricity in the air for this to finally play out. It’ll be interesting to see how the group moves forward from here. There might be room in this circle for one of them. Who will be the one to emerge victorious?
I have said it before and will say it again – if you’re not watching Real Housewives of Potomac, you are seriously missing out. Run, don’t walk, to season 1 and catch up immediately if you have to. For god’s sake, just get on board with this franchise. It’s so, so good.
One of the central story lines from RHOP this season is the physical fight between Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard Bassett. We’ve been hearing it in the news, thanks to charges being filed by the both of them. But, no have finally seen what really happened.
There’s a big fight feel in the air for this new episode of The Real Housewives of Potomac. It’s been brewing for so long. We all knew it was coming. However, that doesn’t lessen the electricity in the air surrounding the feud between Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard Bassett. This has been one of the greatest builds to an epic moment in the history of Housewives. That’s on period.
This one moment is going to send shockwaves through this group. For the most part, things are semi stable in this circle of women for a change. There’s no telling what’s going to happen once a physical altercation breaks out. It’s going to alter everything. People are going to pick sides. Allegiances will be made, and relationships will never be the same again. Here we go.
Few franchises have captured my heart in the way that Real Housewives of Potomac has. While the first season left many confused about the point of the show, season 2 was some of the finest housewives content we’ve seen in a long time.
This season is no exception. Other franchises get caught up in beating the same storyline over and over for an entire season. Where RHOP gets it right is that they move from argument to argument seamlessly. The show is always giving us new content to look forward to along with breakout stars. Gizelle Bryant is a messy but lovable friend. Candiace Dillard is the unchallenged villain. Karen Huger has a knack for both inserting herself in drama while staying out of it. And let us not forget her epic press conference without press. Truly a moment of reality TV gold.
We have all been waiting for that physical altercation between Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard. It has been teased for what feels like forever, but we didn’t get to it yet. Nevertheless, we have seen many cracks in their relationship this season on Real Housewives of Potomac.
Now, Gizelle Bryant is weight in on the dust up. And, obviously, she just had to throw in some shade aimed at Monique.