I think everyone might agree several shows on Bravo could benefit from a cast shake-up. Even after surviving a controversial season, it appeared the cast of Real Housewives of Potomac would remain intact. To say these ladies have some issues is being generous. From hands-on combat to sketchy “men of God” with more illegitimate children than sense, RHOP checked a lot of unusual boxes.
Viewers will say ta ta to Monique Samuels. Despite a physical fight with Candiace Dillard, Mo originally decided to stay on the show until the reunion changed her mind. There have also been rumors that Robyn Dixon, while not generally disliked, some fans feel she adds nothing to the cast and needs to go sit wherever Juan Dixon is. Obviously Monique’s departure leaves a hole to be filled, but word on the street is RHOP is looking to cast two new people. Is someone’s check in jeopardy? Did having four degrees not make DOCTOR Wendy Osefo interesting? Can we offer T’Challa a spot?
The Season 5 reunion of Real Housewives of Potomac really delivered. Of course, much of the drama centered on the physical altercation between Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard.
Monique brought a binder of receipts to the RHOP reunion and proceeded to school Gizelle Bryant about her relationship with ex-husband (and current boyfriend), Pastor Jamal Bryant. Monique had text messages from another woman and Jamal, and even read out Jamal’s phone number. Yikes!
Real Housewives of Potomac is the gift that keeps on giving. As if this season wasn’t dramatic enough, the reunions and post season have continued to keep RHOP fans on the edge of our seats. I’m still not over the 90 minute reunion finale. While we beat the dead horse of Monique Samuels’ fight with Candiace Dillard Bassett, some other stones were thrown in the midst of that.
One such stone was embedded in Monique’s Binder of Sins and took a direct shot at castmate Gizelle Bryant’s man. According to Gizelle, she and ex-husband Jamal Bryant are very much together. Monique’s binder showed “proof” of him to continue being a “cheater cheater pumpkin eater”. Gizelle wasn’t happy, especially when Monique released his phone number that was attached to some salacious texts to other women. But do you think Monique gave a sh** after being dragged for hours by the whole cast? She did not.
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.
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.
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.
There has been a ton of drama this season on Real Housewives of Potomac. The one moment that defined the season was the physical altercation between Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard. Bravo cameras rolled during the incident. It was horrible, violent, and difficult to watch.
Candiace filed a case against Monique for second degree assault. After, Monique filed one against Candiace for the same. Luckily, a judge dismissed both cases.
Gizelle Bryant might not have thrown any bows so far on Real Housewives of Potomac, but she has not emerged unscathed from this season. A lot of Gizelle’s storyline revolved around
money laundering protecting her relationship with Jamal Bryant. You know, the ex-husband who cheated on her, fathered children with other women, and claims to be a man of God. This is the same guy Giz said she would never get back with who now apparently lives in her phone.
Because so much of the ladies’ time was devoted to taking sides between Monique “Don’t Ask Me Twice” Samuels and Candiace “I’m Not Asking For It But I’m Totally Asking For It” Bassett, other content was overlooked. Lest viewers forget, Gizelle is… a BUSINESSWOMAN. But is she though? Fans remember the birth of EveryHue Beauty in 2016 and not much since then. Now we might need to bid adieu to EveryHue. Friends, The Grand Dame has something to say.