Kelly Dodd from The Real Housewives of Orange County made a number of public apologies on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen for tone-deaf and harmful remarks she’s made within the final a number of months.
Dodd apologized for her quite a few feedback and jokes about COVID-19 and her disregard for the hazard of the virus. She additionally addressed remarks and doubling down on anti-Black Lives Matter posts and sound bites too.
She acquired a baseball cap with the phrases, “Drunk Wives Matter” for her bridal bathe. Dodd skilled critical backlash for donning the cap and telling individuals to relax once they made indignant feedback on the post.
So she used the chance on WWHL to apologize. “I believe in equality, I believe in Black Lives Matter, and if I offended anybody by thinking I was mocking…,” she mentioned. Adding, “I don’t want to hurt… I believe in Black Lives Matter and equality.”
Sorry not sorry?
Despite the apologies, a number of followers rolled their eyes, saying her apology is just a little too late. “She keeps making the same mistakes, she is not sorry for anything that comes out of her mouth, she is just a mean and nasty person,” one fan wrote on Twitter. “Time for Bravo to get rid of her once and for all. ‘Bye Felicia’.”
Others seen the apologies as a method to save her job. “We’re not buying Kelly’s bullsh*t apology, she’s just trying to save her job,” one other individual tweeted. “Can you just be done with her already? It’s maskholes like her that have kept the virus thriving. Also, we know she doesn’t care about BLM….”
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However, had been her phrases sufficient to maintain her on for one more season? Dodd additionally shared she is buddies with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who has been vocally supportive of Donald Trump. “She needs better friends,” a Twitter consumer shared. “Tucker lies continually, just like the President. People who stand up for him are complicit. Stop giving these idiots a voice! Kelly is the worst thing to happen to Bravo. She’s not a nice human and should be fired.”
Does she lastly perceive COVID after her mom was hospitalized with the virus?
Dodd addressed each misstep and controversial comment she made over the previous 9 months. Her mom was hospitalized with COVID-19 and she or he assured viewers she understands the severity of the sickness.
“It was a stupid thing for me to say, it was insensitive and I apologize if I hurt or offended anybody,” Dodd asserted about her callous remarks concerning the virus. “That wasn’t really my intention. I got really freaked out about it. In hindsight, it was the stupidest thing I’ve ever said.”
She additionally continued to joke about sporting a masks even after her mom was hospitalized. Dodd says in fact she now regrets her feedback and tried to clarify.
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“At first I was misinformed,” she admitted. “I didn’t realize not wearing a mask … I hate it, I’m claustrophobic, I can’t stand wearing a mask. Now I understand the science behind it and I am ready, willing, and able to wear a mask. And I know it’s important because I don’t want to get sick and I don’t want to get others sick.”
Several followers tweeted optimistic ideas for Dodd’s mom, who has since recovered. But others nonetheless suppose she was being inauthentic. “Oh please she takes no accountability for her actions,” a viewer tweeted. “She does what she does & then gives an apology which comes off as inauthentic. She has done that from the very 1st season. This season she is doing it more because she’s worried her head may be on the chopping block.”