Wendy Osefo has made fairly the impression on viewers of RHOP in her first season as a full-time housewife. Despite her points with Karen Huger, Osefo appears to slot in with the group.
But, her relationship with Monique Samuels will not be clear, particularly after Samuels’ battle with Osefo’s shut friend, Candiace Dillard. Osefo says her relationship with Samuels is at the moment “non-existent.”
Wendy Osefo sides with Candiace Dillard in Dillard’s battle with Monique Samuels
Dillard and Samuels’ friendship has been rocky since their breakdown throughout season 4. Samuels turned indignant with Dillard, accusing her of being insensitive to Ashley Darby’s motherhood journey.
This season, the 2 tried mending their relationship. But drama behind the scenes that Samuels accuses Dillard of being a part of put the ultimate nail within the coffin.
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While celebrating Gizelle Bryant’s literary award at a neighborhood vineyard, the 2’s verbal spat turned bodily, with Samuels pulling Dillard’s hair and punching her within the head. Dillard hit Samuels with a wine glass in her mouth, which she says was in self-defense.
Osefo, together with Bryant and Robyn Dixon believes Samuels’s conduct is inexcusable. Furthermore, Osefo is offended that Samuels was not remorseful instantly after the battle. She additionally takes concern with Samuels enlisting the assistance of Darby by having Darby write a press release of assist in her countersuit in opposition to Dillard.
Wendy Osefo says she doesn’t know Monique Samuels effectively sufficient to have a relationship together with her
Samuels beforehand admitted to not at the moment having a relationship with Osefo throughout an look on Watch What Happens Live. She additionally instructed Andy Cohen that she is baffled by Osefo being upset with Darby’s assist of her in her authorized battle in opposition to Dillard.
As for the way Samuels describes her relationship with Osefo, Samuels says it’s “nonexistent” as a result of they by no means had the “opportunity to develop a relationship.”
Osefo agrees. In a brand new interview with Madame Noire, Osefo explains that she and Samuels’ interplay earlier than the wig-pulling battle was minimal.
“Me and Monique literally met five times and on the sixth time, she fought Candiace,” Osefo explains. “I don’t know her. So I don’t know her personally. You gotta take a step back. The last time we were even around each other, we were at the lake house.”
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Osefo additional explains that as a result of her shut friendship with Dillard, making an attempt to develop a friendship with Samuels within the aftermath of the battle was not on her checklist of priorities.
“When we’re around each other, it was just like casual conversation you know. I didn’t have any deep, prolific conversations with her. Then the next time that saw her, she fought somebody in the group that I knew the most,” Osefo says. “You gotta step back and look at it from that angle like, “She didn’t know her, and then she got in a fight with one people that she actually does know. So what would you do?”
Osefo can be annoyed over the allegation that the forged refused to movie with Samuels. In truth, she says she was instructed by manufacturing, and by Samuels’ personal admission, that Samuels most well-liked to movie with solely sure forged members following the battle. Osefo believes Samuels is making an attempt to make herself seem like the sufferer and have her co-stars labeled as “mean girls.”
RHOP airs on Sundays on Bravo at 9 pm EST.