Kelly Dodd‘s brother Eric Meza revealed that their mom, Bobbi Meza, has contracted COVID following the truth star’s controversial feedback in regards to the pandemic.
Eric posted a photograph by way of Instagram on Saturday, November 21, that learn, “Prayers for my mom. She has COVID19.” He captioned the photograph, “Prayers wanted for my mom. Thank you. She is in ICU.”
Dodd, 45, commented on the submit, “Mom has me blocked! Jr mentioned she’s not in ICU,” in reference to her different brother, JR Meza.The remark has since been deleted.
The Real Housewives of Orange County star confronted backlash in April when she claimed that the pandemic is “Gods approach of thinning the herd,” including that those that have died from the illness “would’ve died this yr” as a result of “they have been compromised” anyway.
“Do you understand how many individuals died from the h1n1 the swine flu or SARS ?? It’s 25% get your information straight you’re solely listening to the numbers not the truth !!” she tweeted on the time. “If you’re weak or compromised keep inside in case you do not shield others by sporting masks and gloves preserve your distance and do not exit in case you are sick !! It’s widespread sense!”
Later that day, she issued a public apology in a collection of movies on her Instagram Stories. “When I wrote that it is ‘God’s approach of thinning the herd,’ that is not what I meant,” she defined. “What I meant was, ‘Do these pandemics occur as a result of it is God’s approach?’ I’m not God. I’m not insensitive. I really feel unhealthy for all of the households which have misplaced family members, and I do assume we should always all keep at dwelling and shield everyone. That’s not what I meant, and I need to apologize to anybody who bought offended, OK? I’m sorry.”
One month later, Dodd got here underneath fireplace once more when she posted in regards to the reopening of eating places in her hometown. The Bravo character shared a video of herself eating together with her mother and her 14-year-old daughter Jolie, whom she shares with ex-husband Michael Dodd.
“Yay, we lastly get to have a meal out,” Dodd mentioned within the clip. “Yay, nobody is sporting a masks. I like it. Yay!”
The California native confirmed off her meal and the restaurant, which had masked workers.
“No one is sporting masks right here in Orange County,” she mentioned. ” Yup, as a result of nobody is dying right here of the virus.”
In October, Dodd was criticized once more when she celebrated her bridal bathe with out masks forward of her wedding ceremony to husband Rick Leventhal. The couple tied the knot later that month.
Dodd shared images by way of Instagram from her bridal bathe, which confirmed her visitors not sporting masks or social distancing. The actuality star additionally wore a “Drunk Wives Matter” hat, parodying the Black Lives Matter motion.
When a consumer referred to as out Dodd for “no social distancing,” she replied, “Thanks for stating the plain.” She instructed one other follower that the virus is “an excellent flu not a loss of life sentence.”
Dodd later posted a photograph of the group sporting masks captioned, “People have been asking the place are the masks?? Well right here they’re !!”
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