‘RHOBH’: Andy Cohen Reacts To Rumors Teddi Mellencamp Was Fired After Business Backlash

by Jeremy Spirogis
Andy Cohen and Teddi Mellencamp

Teddi Mellencamp introduced she was leaving The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills after three seasons. The accountability coach confirmed the information herself on Instagram with a straight to the purpose message. Her departure coincided with backlash over her business enterprise that alleged she put folks’s lives in danger. Rumors began swirling that Bravo axed her from the fact sequence as a result of controversy and Andy Cohen is now reacting.

Andy Cohen and Teddi Mellencamp
Andy Cohen and Teddi Mellencamp | Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank by way of Getty Images / Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

“Now there’s a whole controversy online about her business,” Cohen mentioned on his SiriusXM present Radio Andy. “That’s going on now. I do want to say, people are speculating that the online chatter about her business led to her dismissal. I just want to say because I think it’s important that one had absolutely nothing to do with the other.”

The Watch What Happens Live host defined that he would’ve “liked to see her respond to her critics on the show.” However, that won’t be attainable now since Mellencamp acquired the axed from the present.

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Why did Teddi Mellencamp go away?

Mellencamp shared the information along with her followers on Tuesday that her contract had not been renewed for RHOBH Season 11.

“I don’t want to bore you but I’d figure I could give you a little update on what’s going on,” Mellencamp posted on her Instagram Stories. “Recently found out that my contract as a housewife is not being renewed.”

The accountability coach joined the present in season eight and made it by way of three seasons. Over the course of her time as a housewife, Mellencamp developed a robust relationship with Kyle Richards, the final OG of RHOBH. Mellencamp equated her dismissal from the fact sequence like a breakup.

“When I got the news I was sad, it feels like a breakup because you develop such strong relationships with the cast, the crew and you get to do things that you’d probably never get to experience without the show,” she added. “I’m really looking forward to the future and being able to focus on my family, my friends, All In… I really feel like I have exciting things ahead.”

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Andy Cohen complimented Mellencamp’s announcement

One factor that the Bravo TV host favored about Mellencamp’s goodbye message, was that she was real with the explanations she was leaving. Mellencamp didn’t go across the bush and mentioned that her contract wasn’t picked up.

“Teddi Mellencamp released what I thought was one of the most, no BS, ‘I’m leaving’ announcements on record,” Cohen mentioned on Radio Andy. “I thought that was really good. She’s an accountability coach. So she checked herself.”

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Cohen additionally talked about that many Housewives have been by way of lots in 2020, significantly Mellencamp.

“I have to say, everyone has just been through it. The year, like it’s not many people for whom this year has been good for. She had some major health stuff with her kids,” Cohen added. “I was watching that, thinking, wow, she’s been through it health-wise with her kids.”

Bravo is anticipated to begin filming the brand new season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills within the coming weeks. There’s no phrase on when season 11 would begin airing on TV.

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