‘RHOP:’ Gizelle Bryant Says Candiace Dillard Was ‘Absolutely Not Wrong’ in Her Fight With Monique Samuels

by Jeremy Spirogis
Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard

Season 5 of RHOP will reveal the second that results in the struggle between Candiace Dillard and Monique Samuels. The stress between Dillard and Samuels has been brewing since their fallout in season four however Gizelle Bryant insists that Samuels is extra at fault for the brawl. Bryant additionally reveals what she hopes Dillard and Samuels study from the incident.

Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard
Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard through Twitter

A recap of reviews of Candiace Dillard and Monique Samuel’s bodily altercation

Dillard and Samuels made peace on the season four reunion of RHOP. The former pals fell out in the course of the season over Samuels criticizing Dillard for her questioning Ashley Darby’s makes an attempt to start out a household. 

Dillard and Samuels’ truce doesn’t final. The trailer paperwork the second that results in the 2 coming to blows. According to Media Take Out, throughout filming at a vineyard in October 2019, Dillard and Samuels’ verbal altercation turns bodily.

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The trailer reveals Samuels flicking Dillard’s hair whereas Dillard antagonizes Samuels to “drag” her. A supply tells MTO that Dillard throws the primary punch by throwing a glass of pink wine at Samuels, inflicting Samuels to bleed. Insiders reveal that Samuels grabs Dillard by the hair and punches her thrice within the head.

Both Dillard and Samuels filed lawsuits towards the opposite, accusing one another of bodily hurt. The lawsuits have been tossed by a Maryland choose.

Gizelle Bryant says Monique Samuels is guilty for the struggle with Candiace Dillard

Reports reveal that there’s a divide amongst solid over who’s guilty for the struggle. But, Bryant makes it clear in a brand new interview with Entertainment Tonight that she holds Samuels accountable. Bryants says each usually are not at equal fault.

“Were they both in the wrong? Absolutely not. I do want the viewers to see and kind of give their opinion on who was right and who was wrong, but I don’t feel like they were both wrong, no,” she insists.

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In the trailer, Bryant sits down with Samuels, Karen Huger, and Robyn Dixon to debate the struggle. Bryant wastes no time seemingly ripping into Samuels. 

“We have been able to hold ourselves above the stereotype and in five minutes she took it away,” Bryant says. Bryant additionally seemingly tells Samuels that she not needs to be round her, which Bryant confirms in her interview with ET.

Gizelle Bryant shares classes from Candiace Dillard and Monique Samuels’ struggle

Bryant says the optimistic end result of the unlucky struggle is that the group is ready to transfer ahead and guarantee nothing related happens once more.

“[The sitdown] definitely needed to happen…what happened is something that we never thought we would see on this show and on this platform…the beauty about what happened is it allowed us to have deep conversations and true conversations about how we feel we’re portraying ourselves to the world,” she says.

For Bryant, it’s essential for her to have a optimistic illustration of herself and her co-stars on tv, particularly to negate destructive stereotypes of Black girls.

RHOP season 5 premieres on Bravo on Sunday, August 2 at eight PM EST.

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