‘RHOP’ Star Candiace Dillard Speaks Out: ‘I Did Nothing To Deserve Being Physically Attacked’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Candiace Dillard

Candiace Dillard from The Real Housewives of Potomac is talking out in regards to the brawl she was concerned in on the present. After exchanging some phrases with co-star Monique Samuels, Dillard was bodily attacked. Ahead of Sunday evening’s episode, Dillard is once more saying she didn’t do something to warrant that response from Samuels.

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Candiace Dillard | Larry French/Bravo

What was behind the battle?

As RHOP Season 5 initiated there was already rigidity between Dillard and Samuels. The season began off with Dillard celebrating her wedding ceremony anniversary inviting all of her fellow housewives in addition to former ones like Charrisse Jordan. Samuels felt that Dillard was being messy inviting Jordan as she believed she was behind a nasty rumor about her household.

The allegations about Samuels was that she had been dishonest on her husband together with her private coach. Even additional than that, the paternity of Samuels’ child was put into query which was taking the rumor to the intense.

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Candiace Dillard and Monique Sauels | Paul Morigi/Bravo

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After the RHOP girls went on a getaway to Samuels’ trip house, the strain between Samuels and Dillard was uncanny. When it was time to go away, Dillard tried to say goodbye to the hostess however she was asleep, which made the previous assume Samuels was faking it.

When the housewives acquired again collectively, Dillard began throwing just a little shade in the direction of Samuels and she or he ultimately snapped. The encounter acquired bodily that manufacturing needed to get entangled to interrupt up the women.

Samuels alleges that she didn’t swing or punch Dillard till after she was hit within the face with a glass.

What did Candiace Dillard say?

After the episode that confirmed the battle in its entirety, Bravo has teased followers with the aftermath of the scenario. The girls will sit down with Samuels and discuss what occurred. Ahead of the episode airing on the cable community, Dillard mentioned she didn’t really feel like she provoked Samuels.

“I maintain that I did nothing to deserve being physically attacked,” Dillard posted on Instagram. “That’s a separate conversation than the one regarding whether or not I did anything to contribute to the altercation.”

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“When we want to have a conversation about accountability in engaging in contentious arguments — you’ll see more of that later this season — but I absolutely contributed with my verbal gymnastics to this incident,” Dillard continued. “And if every time someone says something that the other doesn’t like, we want to justify it with physical violence, we have a problem. But let’s double and triple down some more on what I ‘deserved.’”

‘Too late’ to express regret

Things between Dillard and Samuels aren’t in a very good place and their friendship appears to be irreparable at this second. Dillard alleges that Samuels has been going round saying in interviews she wished she would’ve walked away from the scenario. However, for Dillard, it’s “too late.”

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Candiace Dillard | Larry French/Bravo

“You weren’t saying that after the fight,” Dillard informed People of Samuels. “All of a sudden you’re sorry? You doubled down in July. You can’t be sorry now that everybody has seen [the fight]. It’s too late for her to be sorry.”

Fans can proceed watch the drama unfold on The Real Housewives of Potomac each Sunday evening at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.

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