I’m not gonna lie, I’m still pretty shocked that Real Housewives of Dallas alums Cary Deuber and LeeAnne Locken are such good friends after the very rocky start to their relationship. Among other things, LeeAnne put Cary’s husband Mark Deuber on blast and claimed that he got his d*ck sucked at a gay bar. And better yet that she “knows the boys who did it.”
Yet, here they are on great terms. Somehow. Cary even showed up during RHOD Season 4 to co-host of LeeAnne’s many pre-wedding events. It says a lot that Cary was able to forgive LeeAnne after starting and spreading that rumor. But, maybe it’s not too crazy since Cary doesn’t actually think that LeeAnne is the origin of that drama.
By now, Real Housewives of Dallas fans know that LeeAnne Locken will not be on the show for Season 5. That really isn’t much of a surpise considering the way Season 4 ended. It was basically LeeAnne vs. everyone, including Andy Cohen, at the reunion. And for good reason too.
LeeAnne was under fire for making racially insensitive comments about Kary Brittingham, during multiple episodes. It just did not seem at all likely that LeeAnne could return to the show. Not in 2020, that’s for sure. Nevertheless, we can’t ignore that pretty much every (interesting) storyline was driven by LeeAnne. They really need to step things up when it comes to casting RHOD Season 5.
Aside from Bethenny Frankel, Lisa Vanderpump, and NeNe Leakes, it’s very tough to believe that anyone actually “walks away” from a Real Housewives show. It’s just such a wide-reaching platform. Who would give up that exposure? Who would give up that paycheck? Why would anyone give up those perks? Oh, that’s right: no one actually would.
Most of the time when a woman leaves Real Housewives, she thanks the fans and the network and promises that she has big ventures ahead. We all know that’s a crock of shit and is not true 99.99% of the time. It’s only accurate if you’re Bethenny or Lisa Vanderpump. This week, we found out LeeAnne Locken is “leaving” Real Housewives of Dallas after four seasons. We all saw this coming after the racially charged scandal that dominated the tail end of Season 4. In her announcement, LeeAnne shared her intent to focus on philanthropy, which is a great thing, of course. Still, it’s very unlikely that LeeAnne is the one who made the decision to exit the show. This is something RHOD alum Cary Deuber knows all too well.
It is surprising/not surprising that LeeAnne Locken is done with Real Housewives of Dallas. After making multiple remarks about Mexicans last season, it seemed like the writing was on the wall. Still, LeeAnne was Real Housewives of Dallas. Almost every (interesting) storyline started or ended with LeeAnne. Then again, it would be almost impossible for the show to move forward in the wake of the racially charged scandal.
At this moment, it hasn’t been confirmed if LeeAnne actually walked away from the reality TV series (which is doubtful) or if the network fired her. No shade, but it’s fair to assume it’s the latter since almost no one would give up the exposure and paycheck that come with the Real Housewives platform. Not only that, but Andy Cohen just seemed so tired of her during the Season 4 RHOD reunion episodes and he even made some remarks during his own latenight talk show, Watch What Happens Live.
Season 4 of Real Housewives of Dallas has certainly been memorable, but for all the wrong reasons. Viewers saw star LeeAnne Locken face accusations of being racist because of her use of the word “Mexican” in relation to Kary Brittingham. LeeAnne actually called Kary a “chirpy Mexican” to co-star Kameron Westcott. LeeAnne is out of line, and excuses, for making these racially insensitive comments.
When LeeAnne was confronted at the RHOD reunion by Andy Cohen, she feigned ignorance about casting Kary’s nationality in a negative light. How long can LeeAnne get away with blaming her insulting behavior on her childhood?
Real Housewives of Dallas Season 4 has come to a close. The reunion ended with LeeAnne Locken cranking out some tears while apologizing to Kary Brittingham for her offensive comments about Kary’s Mexican heritage.
The cast and some viewers have come down hard on LeeAnne. In the meantime, LeeAnne’s wedding planner has been pushing a three-year-old video of Brandi Redmond seemingly mocking Asians. Neither LeeAnne’s remarks nor Brandi’s video is OK, but the timing of that is very suspicious. Deflection alert. Stephanie Hollman dished on LeeAnne’s reunion apology and the Brandi video during last night’s episode of Watch What Happens Live.
Real Housewives Of Dallas came to an end last night in a dramatic and intense reunion focused on whether or not LeeAnne Locken is racist.
We all knew that the bulk of Part 2 was going to be spent on this subject. So after D’Andra Simmons was given a platform to gush about turning around Hard Night Good Morning and salvaging her relationship with Mama Dee, Andy Cohen got right into the matter of LeeAnne’s behavior in Thailand and the racially charged comments she made about Kary Brittingham.
First of all, Andy is FED. UP! I’ve never seen him so combative or out and out confrontational towards a Real Housewife as he was with LeeAnne last night. Of course, LeeAnne was trying to blame production for everything she did, and if there’s one thing Andy despises it’s a Housewife who tries to blame Bravo for her actions. I’m surprised LeeAnne didn’t accuse editing of dubbing the phrase “chirpy Mexican” into her mouth.
Just like this show as a whole, Part 2 of the Real Housewives of Dallas reunion is all about LeeAnne Locken. Of course, we will revisit the L’Infinity dress debacle. D’Andra Simmons and Kary Brittingham can’t face too much heat for this, right? Especially considering the real issue of the season: LeeAnne’s comments about Kary and her Mexican heritage.
Sure, we have this non-feud between Stephanie Hollman and Kameron Westcott that earned them seats right next to Andy Cohen, but when it comes down to it, this is the LeeAnne Show, like it or not. Tonight is gonna be full of heavy topics, I’m sure: mainly these incredibly insensitive remarks from LeeAnne. The video of Brandi Redmond seemingly mocking Asians surfaced after the reunion finished taping.