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The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star Jennie Nguyen has been booted from the show after “offensive” social media posts have surfaced showing the star mocking the Black Lives Matter movement.
In a statement released on their Instagram, Bravo announced that they have “ceased filming with Jennie Nguyen and she will no longer be a cast member of ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City.'”
“We recognize we failed to take appropriate action once her offensive social media posts were brought to our attention,” the statement continued. “Moving forward, we will work to improve our processes to ensure we make better informed and more thoughtful acting decision.”
The post came after fans of the show unearthed posts made Nguyen, who is Vietnamese American, in 2020 as the world experienced a slew of social justice protests. Her critics have denounced the posts as racist, with of these posts speaking out against and making fun of BLM protestors and rioters. According to Page Six, Nguyen posted and reposed these memes and photos over a six month span in 2020.
“‘I’m proud to be an American’ I bet no one passes this on because they are scared to be called a racist,” one post shared to her social media reads.
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