Kelly Dodd might not be a “Housewife” anymore, however she’s nonetheless stirring the pot.
The previous “RHOC” star, 45, was paid $100 to present somebody named Jennifer a shout-out for her birthday via Cameo, however as a substitute gave her an earful of transphobia.
“That is Jennifer ‘she/her,’ I don’t get this,” Dodd started. “You’re both a boy or a woman, OK?”
“You’re born a woman or a boy,” she continued. “I don’t get it. You’re Jennifer. I’m sorry, I don’t give a f–ok.”
Dodd’s husband, Rick Leventhal, tried to divert her consideration away from her rant, which then veered (additional) off beam.
Dodd remarked that she was at a “billion-dollar home” that wasn’t serving meals — which she discovered offensive — and complimented Jennifer that her daughter was going to medical college whereas her personal teenage daughter, Jolie, was “lazy” and couldn’t even open a door.
“I’m off the present, so thanks for giving this to me,” she laughed earlier than the video ended.
Dodd posted an apology Thursday afternoon following the backlash to her feedback.
“I’ve been doing Cameos now for 2 years and I by no means noticed the pronoun factor earlier than,” she defined on Instagram. “This was the primary time I noticed a reference of he/him/she/they/them. I grew up, I grew up in Arizona with individuals who have been born a boy and a woman and possibly a hermaphrodite right here and there.
Dodd continued, “Once I was studying the Cameo I noticed the pronouns and we’d been consuming and I used to be simply reacting in my very own uncooked and unfiltered approach. I need to be very, very clear about this. That I settle for everybody for who they’re. I settle for everybody for who they need to be and who they consider themselves to be and I don’t hate on anybody. I’m not transphobic. I used to be simply unfamiliar with the language.”
She added later, “If you need me to be tolerant, you then additionally have to be tolerant of me. That’s solely truthful. And I’m studying and I’m rising and possibly you may assist me with this.”
It’s one other entry in Dodd’s prolonged record of faux-pas: Most just lately, she was forced to apologize for claiming her “RHOC” nemesis Heather Dubrow’s son, Nicky, gave her COVID-19 at a vacation occasion.
She additionally bought right into a disagreement with “Shahs of Sunset” star Golnesa Gharachedaghi, who known as Dodd a racist for the way in which she was chatting with her on the Web.
In a roundabout approach, Dodd has additionally blamed “woke” tradition for getting her fired from “RHOC,” telling Braunwyn Windham-Burke in text messages, “We’d nonetheless be on the present in the event you didn’t make issues so darkish and ugly and [bring] all that political ‘woke’ BS.”
“RHOC” isn’t the one gig Dodd has misplaced in current months.
She was fired from Positive Beverage — the corporate she helped launch — in February for her scorching takes on the COVID-19 pandemic, which she called “God’s way of thinning the herd” in April 2020. She apologized for her remarks however proceeded to step in it once more months later by wearing a “Drunk Wives Matter” hat at her bachelorette occasion following the summer time of Black Lives Matter protests.
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