Teddi Mellencamp set the record straight about a screenshot circulating online which claimed that she’s leaving RHOBH, announcing that it’s fake.
On Wednesday, the Bravo star came forward and spoke about the screenshot circulating online of a tweet that appeared to be from her account, which claimed she was done with the show.
The screenshot read: “Hope everyone enjoys tonight’s episode of #RHOBH — it’s a bumpy ride! After 3 seasons, I have decided to walk away from the show. I wish the cast, production and Bravo all the best in future seasons, and I am grateful that I have made some lifelong friends out of this experience.”
Reposting the screenshot on her Instagram Story, Teddi wrote: “#FAKENEWS. I didn’t tweet this but thanks for the extra press.”
She also posted on Twitter: “Whoever made that fake tweet thanks for the extra press.”
Whoever made that fake tweet thanks for the extra press 🤣
— Teddi Mellencamp (@TeddiMellencamp) August 19, 2020
This season of The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills has been dominated by Brandi Glanville’s claim that she had sex with Denise Richards. After fans accused Teddi and her co-star Kyle Richards of being biphobic following last week’s episode for the way they reacted to the rumor which Denise has denied, Teddi addressed the backlash on Instagram.
“I have always loved doing Real Housewives, the good, the bad, the ugly, because I know it’s an escape for so many people watching,” she said.
“But what’s happening right now is taking it to the next level. I had so many comments on my last post saying they wish I was dead, wishing harmful things on my children, and that’s really where enough is enough. You guys tune in for drama, then enjoy the drama, but coming after people you do not know and wishing they died has got to stop.”
During a recent appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, Teddi explained why she didn’t talk to Denise one-on-one about the rumor.
“I wasn’t really talking to Denise at all,” she said. “You can tell it’s very tense between Denise and I even leading up to that, and in my mind I was thinking, ‘It’s already out there, I need to have this conversation with her.’ And in this group, even if you say something privately, it becomes a group conversation anyway.”
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills airs Wednesdays (9 p.m. ET) on Bravo.