‘RHOC’: Kelly Dodd Makes Controversial Coronavirus Comment and Apologizes After Backlash

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Kelly Dodd from The Real Housewives of Orange County is used to being the middle of controversy. The Bravo star usually finds herself saying outrageous issues that she later has to backtrack. After clapping again at followers on Instagram, she made a declare concerning the deaths from coronavirus. Her phrases didn’t go over nicely and a significant backlash ensued. Dodd later erased her feedback and apologized publicly.

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What did Kelly Dodd say?

Dodd had been in New York City together with her fiancé Rick Leventhal. On quite a few events, her followers requested why she wasn’t together with her daughter again in California. Dodd mentioned that the lockdown had caught her whereas she was touring, however her daughter was positive as she was staying together with her father.

It looks like there was a feud between Dodd and her ex-husband. On one in every of her Instagram Stories, the Bravo star talked about that her ex didn’t enable her daughter to journey throughout the nation. So Dodd needed to return to Southern California to be reunited together with her daughter once more.

Upon her return, Dodd shared a video of her getting examined for COVID-19. The motive for it’s because her ex needed to know she didn’t should virus and transmit it to her daughter since she had simply traveled.

“I have an a**hole ex-husband that wants to see my results so I can be with my kid,” Dodd replied to a fan on Instagram.

Another fan questioned why she was placing folks at risk and that’s when Dodd made outrageous claims that landed her in scorching water.

“That many that die anyway, they would’ve died this year, they were compromised,” Dodd wrote. “Do you know how many people died from the H1N1, the Swine Flu or Sars? It’s 25%, get your facts straight. You are only hearing numbers, not the reality. It’s God’s way of thinning the herd. If you are vulnerable or compromised, stay inside. If you don’t protect others by wearing masks and gloves, keep your distance and don’t go out if you are ill. It’s common sense.”

Kelly Dodd reacts to backlash

Her feedback made folks livid as folks have misplaced family members throughout the pandemic. Things received uncontrolled that Dodd took to Instagram Stories to apologize for her phrases and the folks she damage.

“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.”

“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.”

Dodd, in a while, shared a video of her getting an antibody take a look at to make positive she had not contracted the virus earlier than.

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