Kristen Doute Says She’s Not ‘Racist’ After ‘Vanderpump Rules’ Firing


Setting the report straight. Kristen Doute claimed she and Stassi Schroeder “weren’t fired” from Vanderpump Rules after their previous racially insensitive remarks resurfaced earlier this yr.

On Thursday, September 17, Schroeder, 32, gave her first interview since her removing from the Bravo actuality sequence in June. The Next Level Basic creator defined throughout an look on The Tamron Hall Show that she wished to “take the time to get a larger understanding of every little thing” earlier than talking up about her previous errors and their penalties. Hours after the weak sit-down, Doute, 37, responded to a number of damaging feedback and cleared the air about what actually went down.

Kristen Doute Is 'Tired of the Rumors' After 'Vanderpump Rules' Scandal, Says She and Stassi Schroeder 'Weren't Fired'
Kristen Doute and Stassi Schroeder. Mediapunch/Shutterstock; Stephen Lovekin/Shutterstock

Doute and Schroeder got here beneath hearth in June after former costar Faith Stowers claimed that they beforehand reported her for against the law she didn’t commit. The He’s Making You Crazy creator, nevertheless, claimed “the police weren’t known as.”

“There was by no means a police report, the police by no means had her identify so she was by no means in hurt’s method,” Doute replied to an Instagram touch upon Thursday. “I perceive me talking up about that is going to create main backlash however I’m uninterested in the rumors. Neither [me or Stassi] are racist and have completely no hate.”

In a separate remark, the Michigan native mentioned that the decision occurred whereas they had been filming the truth show, however the story line “didn’t air.”

“I known as a tip hotline. At the time, I used to be advised by a number of those who it was [Faith] and that she had a historical past,” Doute wrote. “That I’ve admitted and have publicly and privately apologized. I ought to have stayed out of it … I’m very grateful for many who need us to hear, be taught and develop.”

Kristen Doute Is 'Tired of the Rumors' After 'Vanderpump Rules' Scandal, Says She and Stassi Schroeder 'Weren't Fired'

Shortly after Stowers’ claims made headlines, each Doute and Schroeder issued public statements apologizing for his or her previous habits. Bravo confirmed in June that the community had lower ties with the 2 girls, who had been authentic solid members of the show. Newcomers Max Boyens and Brett Caprioni had been additionally lower.

Now, Doute claims that the ladies weren’t technically “fired” from the show.

“We weren’t fired,” she wrote on Thursday. “They selected to not renew our contracts. That was their resolution to make.”

Despite dealing with widespread criticism, Doute has been leaning on boyfriend Alex Menache for assist within the aftermath of the scandal. He got here to her protection in opposition to Instagram trolls on Thursday, asking them to attempt to see the scenario from Doute’s perspective.

“For these of you who will twist each phrase Kristen and Stassi say in opposition to them, I pose a easy query,” he replied. “Is it attainable to 1) admit your faults, develop, change and be an ally AND AT THE SAME TIME 2) right falsities and clarify motive? Or is it merely unimaginable to do each?”

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John Smith
John Smith
John Smith is a passionate writer and entertainment enthusiast. With a deep love for TV shows and movies, he delves into the world of storytelling, exploring the captivating narratives and dissecting the cliffhanger endings that leave us wanting more. Through his articles on Flick Prime, John aims to provide insightful analyses, intriguing theories, and engaging discussions surrounding the latest TV shows and movies. Join him on the journey as he unravels the mysteries and secrets of your favorite on-screen adventures.


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