‘RHOC’: Vicki Gunvalson Reacts To News of Kelly Dodd’s Mother in ICU Due To the Coronavirus

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kelly Dodd and Vicki Gunvalson

Vicki Gunvalson, an alum of The Real Housewives of Orange County, left the sequence earlier this 12 months after 14 years. However, the OG of the OC nonetheless has beef with a few of her former co-stars which have continued on the present. After the insurance coverage maven realized that Kelly Dodd’s mom was in ICU for issues on account of COVID-19, Gunvalson was fast to react to the information.

Kelly Dodd and Vicki Gunvalson
Kelly Dodd and Vicki Gunvalson | JB Lacroix/WireImage

What occurred to Kelly Dodd’s mom?

Dodd has had a controversial stance on the coronavirus pandemic. The RHOC star has performed down the severity and says that masks should not useful, regardless of the physician’s suggestions. Earlier this 12 months she referred to COVID-19 as “God’s way of thinning the herd,” which didn’t bode effectively with Bravo followers.

Over this previous weekend, Dodd’s brother Eric Meza shared on Instagram that his mom was in ICU as she had the coronavirus. Hours later Dodd replied to the post saying that her mom had blocked her on her cellphone.

“Mom has me blocked. JR said she’s not in ICU,” Dodd posted.

“Jr doesn’t know sh**. She is in ICU. I took her,” Meza replied again.

As information of Dodd’s mom was shared on social media, her followers went to her newest Instagram post to ask if it was true. Dodd confirmed that, in actual fact, her mother was in ICU and requested her followers to wish for her. Other followers reminded Dodd of her previous controversial feedback and requested if she would take COVID significantly now.

“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.”

The actuality TV character additionally continued to push her stance on mask-wearing and saying it doesn’t assist.

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

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What did Vicki Gunvalson say?

Although Gunvalson and Dodd are at odds, they have been as soon as shut mates. After the OG of the OC came upon about Dodd’s mom being in ICU she launched a press release to a weblog reacting to the information.

“While I am saddened to hear of Kelly’s Mom being in the ICU with Covid- and hope she gets a speedy recovery- it would be remiss for anyone to not think about and recall the endless months Kelly has spent making a complete mockery of the virus,” Gunvalson informed Champion Daily.

Gunvalson reminded everybody that Dodd has been making a “joke out of it- the virus, mask-wearing, the people dying from it, and more. Let us not forget she claimed coronavirus was God’s way of thinning the herd. If she really feels that way, then is her Mom part of the herd God should be thinning? One would think not…”

Kelly Dodd and Vicki Gunvalson talking to Lydia McLaughlinKelly Dodd and Vicki Gunvalson talking to Lydia McLaughlin
Kelly Dodd and Vicki Gunvalson speaking to Lydia McLaughlin | Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

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The former RHOC star did want Kelly’s mom “a speedy recovery” and hoped she bought out of ICU quickly.

“Hopefully with this going on Kelly will have a change of heart with her response to the virus and how she treats people,” Gunvalson added. “Knowing her as long as I have, though. I highly doubt this will impact her to be a better person. Some people’s hearts are just too dark to ever let in the light.”

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

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