Kelly Dodd of The Real Housewives of Orange County is no stranger to controversy. The Bravo star is not afraid to tell his mind regardless of the popularity of his opinion or not. Dodd faces backlash for what he said about ex-wife Michael Dodd right in front of his daughter from a deleted Instagram Story.
What did Kelly Dodd say about Michael Dodd?
It is no secret that Kelly and Michael had a troubled relationship. Their marital disputes were recorded RHOC and they both ended up divorced. Kelly and Michael share their daughter Jolie. Recently the TV personality shared a video in which he is seen ranting against his daughter’s father, right in front of him.
“Jolie, aren’t you glad you have a real father like Rick Leventhal instead of your father Michael, who has never been seen … How long have you seen your father,” Kelly said in the video while Jolie covers her face in embarrassment
“Like five months,” Jolie replied by covering her mouth.
“Yes, Jolie’s dad has no dead Michael Dodd,” Kelly added.
Kelly was recently married by Fox News reporter Rick Leventhal. The video is not followed by an explanation of why Kelly is angry with her ex-husband.
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Kelly Dodd faces backlash for a controversial hat
Leading up to Kelly’s wedding to Rick, her boyfriends threw her a bridal shower to celebrate her upcoming weddings. One of the gifts was a hat with the words: “Drunk Wife Matters.” After Kelly shared a photo of herself wearing a cap, social media exploded calling her.
Many RHOC fans believe Kelly mocks the Black Lives Matter movement. Although playing with words has not gone unnoticed by some, some fans remember his controversial statement about not knowing or dating any Black guys.
“Over the weekend at my bridal shower, I got a lot of gifts and briefly presented them,” Kelly apologized on Instagram after the backlash. “One is a hat with a play on words because I’m going to be a wife, I’m in Housewives TV shows and maybe drunk sometimes. “
Kelly said he did not want to hurt anyone and the hat was not meant to fool the movement.
“It was not intended to hurt or make any kind of statement,” Dodd added. “Of course I support Black lives and equality. Thank you all.”
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Kelly Dodd gets attacks from former housewives
A former housewife that Kelly has not closed is Vicki Gunvalson. The OG of OC was angry at what Kelly said when he was in RHOC the show is not true.
Kelly made these statements after Gunvalson revealed that the reality series was reduced to stages, something the former denied.
“This is going to be the best time. We filmed while COVID… real reality, not fake bull ** as he did in 10 years. Emmy-winning season watching!” Kelly replied to an Instagram fan.
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In recent days, Gunvalson has reversed Kelly’s claims and has not suppressed his opinion.
“We hope this season is really a ‘great, Emmy award-winning’ one while Kelly is toting … because otherwise, he will never come back, because digging for gold is definitely not a career,” he said. by Gunvalson in Celeb Magazine.
The Real Housewives of Orange County airs Wednesday night at 9 pm ET on Bravo.