BravoCon 2022 was a busy, shade- and drama-filled weekend with properly over 100 stars in attendance and dozens of occasions from panels to meet-and-greets with followers to music exhibits.
However, experiences of lengthy strains and Bravolebrity no-shows at particular occasions quickly began coming in from followers on social media who complained in regards to the lack of group. Melissa and Joe Gorga had been two of the Bravolebrities who got here below hearth for displaying up late to their meet-and-greet with followers after which leaving after solely a short while.
According to the BravoCon schedule, the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” stars had been scheduled for a photograph alternative with followers on Friday, October 14, from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fans started slamming the RHONJ star and her husband on Twitter and within the feedback of her BravoCon Instagram posts for not honoring the schedule, although, with a number of claiming that they had been two hours late and solely stayed 10 minutes.
In the feedback of Melissa Gorga’s first BravoCon submit, somebody wrote, “So unhappy we missed you! Waited in an enormous line for you and Joe and u guys had been working late!” Another agreed, “stayed 10 minutes and left. They can’t be bothered.” Someone stated that as an alternative of taking images with followers, the Gorgas did “PR photos as an alternative 2 hours late and bounced.”
There had been related complaints on Twitter, together with from one one that wrote that they waited in line for a number of hours and the RHONJ couple was half-hour late after which left after 10 minutes.
Melissa Gorga & Her Mother Donna Marco Responded to Some of the Complaints
Both Melissa Gorga and her mom Donna Marco replied to a number of the criticisms from followers, with each indicating that it was due to BravoCon’s scheduling and out of their management. On certainly one of Gorga’s Instagram posts, somebody requested within the feedback if she wished to handle the scenario. Gorga’s mom replied, “bravo pulled them for one more occasion!”
She then added that they had been booked for “too many issues.” Someone else slammed the RHONJ star and identified that it was apparently their first occasion for the day. On October 16, Gorga posted a montage video of assembly the followers all weekend and wrote within the caption, “Meeting all of you was the very best half.”
She stated she was “touched” by her conferences and interactions with followers. Someone commented on the submit that Gorga ought to have apologized for her delay and fast departure “after lots of us paid some huge cash to see you and waited a very long time in line.” Gorga replied to the remark, “that was the worst I apologize! that was a bravo mistake and I attempted to remain so long as I might to satisfy as a lot of you as I might.”
BravoCon Was Compared to the Fyre Festival By Some Unhappy Attendees
As BravoCon kicked off, lots of followers in attendance started complaining on social media in regards to the poor group on the occasion. There had been many experiences of followers ready hours in line for occasions, stampedes to get into sure panels, overcrowding, and extra.
Others claimed that their VIP passes had been not being honored regardless of having paid some huge cash for the additional privileges. Gorga wasn’t the one Bravo star late to an occasion as properly, and a few Bravolebrities had been no-shows for his or her meet-and-greets.
One tweet that started circulating broadly compared a BravoCon panel to the disastrous Fyre Festival. Bravo addressed that particular panel and stated the overcrowding points had been resulting from a confusion within the coordination of the occasion however assured followers these points could be smoothed over going ahead.