‘RHOSLC’ Star Jennie Nguyen Apologizes for ‘Pain’ Caused by Her Controversial 2020 Facebook Posts

Internet users find the posts galling as the Vietnamese-American star accuses her ‘RHOSLC’ co-star Mary Cosby of being racist with her ‘slanted eyes’ comments.

AceShowbiz -“The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” star Jeannie Nguyen is taking herself accountable over past mistakes. The 44-year-old Bravo personality made use of her Instagram account to personally apologize for her offensive Facebook posts back in 2020 that she posted following protests and riots over George Floyd’s death.

“I want to acknowledge and apologize for my deleted Facebook posts from 2020 that resurfaced today,” Jennie began her statement in the Wednesday, January 19. “At the time, I thought I was speaking out against violence, but I have since learned how offensive and hurtful my words were.”

She went on to note that it was the reason “why I deactivated that account more than a year ago and why I continue to try to learn about perspectives different from my own.” However, Page Six claimed that the account was still active earlier on Wednesday.

The mom of three added, “I regret those posts and am sincerely sorry for the pain they caused.”

Jennie faced backlash after her offensive 2020 Facebook posts resurfaced online. Throughout the year, the Vietnamese-American reality TV star posted and reposted images at the height of the Black Lives Matter movement, using phrases like “BLM Thugs” and “Violent Gangs.” Her posts allegedly also included words of “blacks” as well as a post of theory, which has been debunked, that George Floyd assaulted a student in Spain.

She also shared a cartoon which seemingly made light of the rash of protesters who were rammed by cars during the protests, a figure the Boston Globe found at least 139 instances of between May 2020 and September 30, 2021 – three of which were fatal.

Internet users found the posts galling as Jennie accused her “RHOSLC” co-star Mary Cosby of being racist after the latter told her that she has “nice slanted eyes.”

“It is insulting to our Asian culture to call me that, and it comes across as racist,” Jennie said in a confessional in the January 2 episode. “And it’s shocking cause Mary should be more educated and understand it’s not appropriate to say stuff like that.”

Later in the episode, she called Mary out while the housewives were attending a party together.”You’re an adult, take some responsibility. Right now, there is a lot of Asian hate. Take responsibility for your words,” she attacked the church leader.

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