Jen Shah is among the new stars of The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City that’s inflicting waves throughout the franchise. The Bravo beginner has proven herself to be outspoken and never afraid to talk her thoughts, identical to followers prefer it. Shah not too long ago shocked viewers when she revealed that her least favourite housewife throughout all franchises was Kelly Dodd of The Real Housewives of Orange County.
Why does Jen Shah not like Kelly Dodd?
Shah has been a breakout hit as RHOSLC premiered on Bravo attributable to her outspoken nature. The Polynesian actuality TV persona has a brewing feud with co-star Mary Cosby that appears to be heating up because the season strikes alongside. However, the feud that nobody else began was the one which she undoubtedly began when she known as out Dodd.
During an look on Access Hollywood’s Housewives Nightcap, Shah was performed a sport with the hosts. One of the questions was to say which housewife of all of the franchises was her least favourite, one thing she answered with out a lot hesitation.
“Least favorite would be Kelly Dodd,” Shah stated. “I don’t know her personally, I’m just basing this off of what I’ve seen of her social opinions, coronavirus opinions, wearing a mask opinions, they’re very much against of what my own personal beliefs are.”
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Kelly Dodd causes drama with coronavirus feedback
As the world got here to a standstill following the breakout of COVID-19, there was little to no details about the virus obtainable to the general public. The novel coronavirus had solely been recognized a few months in the past and there have been no actual statistics or numbers on the market. However, that didn’t cease the RHOC star from making controversial feedback that have been deemed insensitive by some followers.
“That many that die anyway, they would’ve died this year, they were compromised,” Dodd wrote again in April 2020. “Do you know how many people died from the H1N1, the Swine Flu or Sars? It’s 25%, get your facts straight. You are only hearing numbers, not the reality. It’s God’s way of thinning the herd. If you are vulnerable or compromised, stay inside. If you don’t protect others by wearing masks and gloves, keep your distance and don’t go out if you are ill. It’s common sense.”
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Kelly Dodd apologizes after backlash
There was undoubtedly main pushback from followers which in flip pressured Dodd to publicly apologize for her statements. Dodd did her finest to attempt to clarify what she actually meant however for a lot of it wasn’t sufficient to take her critically once more.
“I want to give a public apology,” she began. “What I meant was, do these pandemics happen because it’s God’s way? I’m not God, I’m not insensitive. I feel bad for all the families who have lost loved ones. And I do think we should all stay home and protect everybody. That’s not what I meant, and I want to apologize to anybody who got offended. I’m sorry.”
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“I just feel bad,” she continued. “My choice of words were stupid and I hope you guys can all forgive me for saying something so ridiculous and so stupid. Please accept my apology. And I feel bad for everybody out there that has lost loved ones. I hope everybody is safe and protects themselves against this pandemic.”
The Real Housewives of Orange County airs Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. ET adopted by The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City at 10 p.m. ET on Bravo.