Bravo is chopping ties with The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’s Jennie Nguyen.
The announcement from Bravo comes within the aftermath of unearthed social media posts.
“Bravo has ceased filming with Jennie Nguyen and she will no longer be a cast member on ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City,’” the cable community mentioned in an announcement launched on Tuesday through social media.
“We acknowledge we didn’t take applicable motion as soon as her offensive social media posts had been delivered to our consideration.”
“Moving ahead, we’ll work to enhance our processes to make sure we make higher knowledgeable and extra considerate casting selections.”
Backlash in direction of Nguyen and the present emerged following a number of posts from Nguyen’s Facebook web page that appeared to mock the Black Lives Matter motion and protests.
“I want to acknowledge and apologize for my deleted Facebook posts from 2020 that resurfaced today,” Nguyen wrote on Instagram in response to the backlash.
“At the time, I thought I was speaking out against violence, but I have since learned how offensive and hurtful my words were.”
“It’s why I deactivated that account more than a year ago and why I continue to try to learn about perspectives different from my own,” she continued.
“I regret those posts and am sincerely sorry for the pain they caused.”
Fans had urged Bravo to half methods with the fact TV star within the wake of the posts being delivered to gentle.
A petition calling for her firing was made.
“Jennie Nguyen’s Facebook shows who she truly is. It shows us what she believes & how she feels about Black people,” the petition reads.
“The posts are beyond problematic. Beyond ignorance. They condone violence. They laugh at violence. It’s disgusting.”
Executive Producer of the franchise Andy Cohen revealed on his Radio Andy present earlier this week that he discovered the posts “upsetting” and “disgusting.”
“I just want to say, in case anyone doesn’t realize it, that there are many serious discussions happening right now about everything — about everything,” Cohen shared.
“And I can’t address the situation right now, but it will be addressed very soon, and thank you for your patience.”
Nguyen’s co-stars condemned her comments on social media, with them following that up by unfollowing her on social media.
It is assumed that manufacturing has been underway for the previous couple of weeks on the subsequent season of the collection, with Nguyen mentioned to have been taking pictures.
Whether any of the footage will hit the air, we do not know, but it surely’s potential Bravo might air a number of the footage on the reunion.
The reunion was filmed upfront of the posts being discovered.
Fans on social media had criticized Bravo for the shortage of decision on the matter and lots of pledged to boycott the collection.
The scores took a success with the newest episode falling to 694,000 viewers and a 0.23 ranking vs. the earlier week’s 837,000 and 0.31 ranking.
Nguyen is the second solid member confirmed to be out of the collection forward of its third season.
Mary Cosby bailed on the reunion, sealing her destiny as a solid member.
Jen Shah, Lisa Barlow, Whitney Rose, and Heather Gay are all locked in to return.
Meanwhile, it seems like Meredith Marks will probably be participating with Shah and her co-stars within the close to future.
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