‘RHOC’: Kelly Dodd Confirms Mother Is in ICU Due To COVID-19, Continues To Push Back on Mask Wearing

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Kelly Dodd of The Real Housewives of Orange County has made headlines this 12 months as a result of her controversial stances. The Bravo star has pushed again on the effectiveness of masks amid a raging pandemic. Dodd additionally stated COVID-19 was “God’s way of thinning the herd.” Now the truth TV character is experiencing first-hand having a member of the family falling unwell to the virus. Dodd confirmed her mom is within the ICU however that’s not altering her opinions.

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How is Kelly Dodd’s mom doing?

It was Dodd’s brother that posted on Instagram that their mom was within the ICU and requested for prayers. Dodd replied to the remark hours later saying that her mom had her blocked however one other brother informed her she was OK, which was not true.

As Dodd followers grew fearful concerning the well being of her mom, they began posting on her newest Instagram publication. The Positive Beverage promoter confirmed to followers that her mother was, in truth, in ICU and requested for prayers. Other followers began reminding her about her previous feedback relating to COVID-19.

“Are you going to take COVID serious now?” a fan requested.

“My mom is a diabetic and 71, of course, I take COVID seriously,” Dodd replied.

“I wonder if you still think your mom’s COVID ICU is God’s way of thinning the herd?” one other follower requested.

Dodd replied, “She’s not dying and she’s not on a ventilator… it’s her blood sugars we are worried about.”

When a fan advised Dodd “wear a mask full-time,” Dodd stated her mom “wears a mask full-time and got the virus.”

“I’ve never been sick or gotten anyone sick,” Dodd added.

“If your pants can’t contain a fart, you think a strip of fabric can contain a virus,” Dodd informed one other fan.

Dodd additionally informed one other fan that her mom was “getting out of ICU soon.”

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Kelly Dodd had apologized for her remark

Earlier within the 12 months when Dodd made that unlucky remark about “thinning of the herd,” she recorded a video apologizing for her phrases.

“I want to give a public apology,” she began. “What I meant was, do these pandemics happen because it’s God’s way? I’m not God, I’m not insensitive. I feel bad for all the families who have lost loved ones. And I do think we should all stay home and protect everybody. That’s not what I meant, and I want to apologize to anybody who got offended. I’m sorry.”

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“I just feel bad,” she continued. “My choice of words were stupid and I hope you guys can all forgive me for saying something so ridiculous and so stupid. Please accept my apology. And I feel bad for everybody out there that has lost loved ones. I hope everybody is safe and protects themselves against this pandemic.”

Jen Shah isn’t a fan of Kelly Dodd

The Real Housewives household grew this 12 months with the premiere of The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City. Fans at all times love a controversial and outspoken housewife and Jen Shah is already inflicting waves. However, there are limites to what Shah believes and he or she doesn’t see eye to eye with Dodd on the coronavirus pandemic.

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“Least favorite would be Kelly Dodd,” Shah stated on Access Hollywood’s Housewives Nightcap. “I don’t know her personally, I’m just basing this off of what I’ve seen of her social opinions, coronavirus opinions, wearing a mask opinions, they’re very much against of what my own personal beliefs are.”

Dodd has not made any appearances this season on Watch What Happens Live to advertise the brand new season of RHOC. The controversial housewife has additionally not carried out any official interviews with different shops like the remainder of her co-stars have.

The Real Housewives of Orange County airs Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.

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