‘RHOP’ Producers on Allowing Housewives To Watch Wendy Osefo’s Reaction To Prank on Monitors

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‘RHOP’ Producers on Allowing Housewives To Watch Wendy Osefo’s Reaction To Prank on Monitors

The Real Housewives of Potomac stars vacationed in Portugal for his or her season 5 forged journey. During the second day, Gizelle Bryant wished to provoke the most recent housewife Wendy Osefo into the group by pranking her. The producers allowed the group to observe Osefo’s response to discovering pretend bugs in her mattress on their screens. They defined why they made the uncommon transfer to “break the fourth wall” throughout the After Show.

'The Real Housewives of Potomac' -- Pictured: (l-r) Candiace Dillard, Wendy Osefo
‘The Real Housewives of Potomac’ — Pictured: (l-r) Candiace Dillard, Wendy Osefo | Larry French

Wendy Osefo joined ‘The Real Housewives of Potomac’ in season 5

Introduced by Candiace Dillard, political commentator Dr. Wendy Osefo grew to become a full-time housewife within the fifth season. She began on the flawed foot with Ashley Darby throughout a ladies’ journey to Monique Samuels’ cabin, however the two labored it out.

Osefo additionally didn’t see eye to eye with Karen Huger, a housewife she says she beforehand knew from their time sitting on a board collectively. However, Huger claimed she didn’t know the political commentator.

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When Samuels and Dillard received right into a bodily altercation, Osefo wished Huger, who maintains a impartial function, to carry the podcast host accountable. At an occasion hosted by Osefo, Huger tried to speak to Dillard about her place, however the political commentator intervened to make certain it didn’t get heated.

Huger poked enjoyable on the means Osefo interrupted the dialog, referring to her motion as “slithering” and turned it right into a joke.

The housewives pranked Osefo throughout forged journey to Portugal

All the women, aside from Samuels, traveled to Portugal for the forged journey this season. After a day of tobogganing and revealing truths at dinner, the housewives, specifically Gizelle Bryant, wished to provoke Osefo into the group by pranking her.

Therefore, she bought pretend snakes and spiders and put them in her mattress, with Dillard distracting the most recent housewife. Once Osefo went as much as her room, Bryant, Darby, and Robyn Dixon hid within the lavatory and jumped out at her, pretending that was the prank.

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After they left, they wished to see how the political commentator would react when she discovered the rubber critters in her mattress, and producers allow them to watch her on their screens.

The group sat exterior of her room and laughed on the political commentator’s response.

‘RHOP’ producers on breaking the fourth wall

During the After Show, the women famous how a lot enjoyable they’d throughout the prank whereas Huger known as it a “sorority girl move” and located it “annoying.” Executive producer Kemar Bassaragh defined Bryant deliberate on pranking Osefo earlier than they arrived in Portugal, and the women “begged” the crew to allow them to watch.

Vice president of Current Production Josh Brown weighed in on permitting the women to “break the fourth wall.” He claimed they normally must have a purpose and solely accomplish that in “dramatic situations.”

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Although Brown famous permitting the women to make use of the screens didn’t meet these {qualifications}, the crew allow them to do it anyway as a result of “it was funny.”

Dillard discovered the state of affairs hilarious, and Darby known as it a “huge plus” that the producers allowed them to make use of the cameras. The Real Housewives of Potomac airs Sundays at 9/8c on Bravo.

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