Brandi Glanville lost a paying gig at a Hard Rock casino after her racist comments


As we discussed last week, Brandi Glanville was roundly called out for making a racist comment in the middle of filming scenes for Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Her original comment was directed at fellow Real Housewife Joyce Giraud about Joyce being “black” and therefore of course Joyce couldn’t swim because “It was a joke and my black friends would’ve laughed crazy, ’cause they don’t go in the pool because they will get their weave f–ked up . . .All my black friends can’t swim. Is that bad?” Yes, it was bad. But what made it SO MUCH worse was Brandi’s series of non-apologies which, in my opinion, were even more offensive than her original comments. Brandi doesn’t see herself as racist because she was drunk, because she has black friends, because she bangs black guys and because her black friends would have laughed, you see.

So, what is the fall-out of this mess? Eh. All of the Real Housewives (from all the cities) have been criticizing Brandi and issuing public statements and tweets condemning her. Brandi seemed to understand how bad it was getting when she called into Watch What Happens Live, except that phone call really, really made it worse. But now there’s a new wrinkle – Brandi might take a financial hit from this. Apparently, Brandi was scheduled to make a paid appearance at a Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa this weekend, only her appearance was “canceled”.

She upset her Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills co-star Joyce Giraud, along with several viewers, when she insinuated during a Palm Springs getaway that Joyce wouldn’t swim in the pool because she’s a ‘black person’ who wouldn’t want to get her ‘weave wet’.

And it’s not just Joyce and the viewers who are upset with the Brandi Glanville’s racial remarks, as the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, Florida cancelled her planned appearance on Saturday.

‘Until this situation is behind her, our organisation feels it’s best to reinforce our culture and values at this time, which consist of love and respect for all,’ Hard Rock Tampa president John Fontana said.

[From The Daily Mail]

So, she was fired for being racist? Perhaps. You’d think that Drama Machine Brandi would be welcome in any establishment that wanted a quick press hit, because if she’s getting paid, Brandi will stand there and speak to the press and she’ll probably toss off another half-dozen excuses for why she’s not a racist. Maybe that’s it then. The appearance would have been all about her racism rather than the establishment.

PS… Brandi has been posting photos of her “black friends” on Facebook. Seriously.


Photos courtesy of WENN.

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  1. Lydia says:

    Good. She is such total trash.

    • Bubbles says:

      Can I ask something sort of related to this? Brandi made this comment and she was declared a racist (which I think she is, btw). Jennifer Lawrence made homophobic comments and was declared a bit ignorant, not a homophobe. Can someone explain the difference to me?

      • Latisse says:

        When did Jennifer Lawrence make homophobic comments?

      • Zbornak Syndrome says:

        Same as Britney getting a pass (on her thread here) for declaring an entire culture of men as “bad boys”. Peeps get up in arms or not depending who the personality is. Some get a pass, some don’t.

      • Lydia says:

        I’m not aware of any homophobic comments that Jennifer Lawrence made. Details?

      • heidi says:

        A lot of people are labeling Brandi a “racist” but none of the articles have called her that. They are saying she made “a racist comment” ~ which it is, especially since she chose the remark as a slap in the face. I don’t think Brandi is a racist, just unbelievably stupid and mean.

      • Badirene says:

        To everyone asking about the Jlaw comments, she has made comments that were seen to be offensive to the transgender community and also some that seemed dismissive of bisexual people. An article was on Jenny Trouts blog last week, and it has links to another blog with her comments, hope that helps.

        P.s Jenny Trout does great 50 shades recap, very funny too.

      • Samtha says:

        I haven’t seen anything else about Jennifer Lawrence making homophobic comments, but as for Britney…she’s been sheltered her entire life, and she’s got emotional problems. She didn’t say what she did with bad intentions, and even if you explained it to her, I’m not sure she’d understand the problem with what she said.

        Now, if Brandi had said, “I didn’t realize that my statement was offensive, but I’ve learned why it’s problematic and I’m sorry,” I would have just chalked it up to ignorance and given her a pass. But she’s not really apologizing for anything, and every action she takes (posting the pictures of her black friends…ugh!), and statement she makes (she bangs black guys! She’s sorry if you were offended–but not sorry for being offensive) just compounds the issue and makes her look worse.

      • V4Real says:

        @ Zbornak Syndrome

        Word! I’ve said the same thing. See someone is even defending Brit right now saying she has been sheltered. She has only been sheltered in her adult life. That only happened after her break down and failed relationship with KFed. Before that Brit was doing what she wanted to do.

      • Dap says:

        @Badirene: I’ve been on trout’s blog and there is nothing there about a possible homophobic comment by Lawrence. The post about Lawrence is about body image/fat girls/yadi yada.
        Plus, I wonder: If there was indeed any real homophobic comments, why is it so difficult for any of you to just post what she said?

    • Kat says:

      @Dap – I’m an avid reader of that blog…Jenny doesn’t discuss JLaw’s specific homophobic comments but links to them:

      The gist of it is that she made an insensitive and ignorant (I thought) comment about renaming her cat after Chaz Bono. In Rolling Stone she said that as a kid she was a tomboy and “so d*key.” She also said something stupid about bisexuality. Check out the link – she didn’t get a ton of flack for it because she’s so popular. I was shocked TBH.

  2. Dinah says:

    Good enough. Maybe she’ll finally learn to think before she opens that mouth of hers.

    • Seapharris7 says:

      Doubtful if liquor is involved… and it almost always is

    • Tazlena says:

      People can’t say anything about another race or group without being called a racist or homophobe. Some comments are way over the top (Michael Richards) but a lot of people don’t mean to be insulting. For example a group of us went for coffee at work and one of the girls said her husband being “low man on the totem pole” with his job seniority. Afterwards we realized one of our group was Native American. This was years ago and nowadays she might be thrown to the wolves for what was an innocent comment.

      This Glanville is the ultimate airhead so I don’t know what category she falls into.

      • Jayna says:

        She was being a mean girl and rude to Joyce the whole day and night, so the black quip was meant to be a dig. I wouldn’t call her racist, but she made the remark which is stereotyping all blacks as unable to swim and/or worried about their weave to get under her skin, not to be lighthearted. She realized there might be a problem by everyone’s reaction who was there when she said it.

      • TheOriginalKitten says:

        But what’s the problem then? Is it the complaint that we can’t say whatever we want anymore, even trite and antiquated sayings that many perceive to be racist? Is that necessarily a bad a thing?

        I don’t know…I’m torn. I get annoyed with the overly PC policing at times but I also think there’s merit in examining these things. What is the origin of some of these sayings/expressions that we use so casually? Did they originate from a place of racism and intolerance? Well, then maybe we should try using a more appropriate phrase. Eh…I don’t think it’s that big of loss if “low man on the totem pole” was permanently retired.

      • Jayna says:

        @TheOriginalKitten, my problems with Brandi are more than that comment. I was appalled by her disrespecting and baiting Joyce, the host of the weekend, the whole day and night. So I always looked at it in the context of her behavior all day. The black comment most people on TV being filmed would know not to say if they were thinking it as a one-liner. But it just went on and on. Her behavior at the dinner table has permanently turned me off to Brandi. Intenionally baiting Joyce about her name, pretty much say it’s an ugly name and the name of a big, fat pig. She was pulling her weaves out at the table where food was being served and eaten, telling people to F off. She was a trainwreck.

        I think the “black” comment has blown up because of Brandi’s apologies. There’s always a but and then blaming a lot of other people for everything that night, even her being drunk, and more than anything in her blog , after her apology for making an insensitive remark, she then went after Joyce again. I don’t know much about Joyce except she handled that drunken dinner with Brandi going after her time and time again with class. So I think this is all blown up because of Brandi’s “apologies,” most likely. For me, I am more focused on her drunken behavior that night towards Joyce, where her baiting her was escalating, just her behavior getting worse and worse from the pool party on.

      • ya says:

        Ya – agree with Jayna – Brandi was meaning to call Joyce ‘black’ as an insult – in my mind, that’s racist, beyond any stereotyping issue. She was surprised when Joyce responded by saying that she was black.

      • THeOriginalKitten says:

        @Jayna-I’ve never seen the show but you’re not the first person here to complain about Brandi’s inappropriate behavior in response to Joyce.
        I am SO. TIRED. of some people saying that Brandi “has no filter” as a way to excuse disgusting behavior. She is a MOTHER and she needs to remember how her public conduct reflects on her children. She just strikes me as incredibly immature and not very bright and honestly, maybe a bit of an ahole. Ugh.

  3. Sullivan says:

    Before the word “karma” gets over used, I’ll call this what it is… Consequence.

  4. Applapoom says:

    Might be good for her to learn to be a bit more sensitive. I am glad that this has been done.

  5. Jacqueline says:

    Hard Rock is still getting their quick press hit, only it’s for turning her away instead of wasting their money on her. Good for them.

    The difference between Brandi and Britney is that Brandi has internet access and isn’t so sheltered that she doesn’t know any better.

    • janie says:

      I love that all the Housewives from all the franchise’s threw their opinion in? They are all as skanky and crude as her. I don’t know why that mess is still on.

      • karmasabiatch! says:

        Think I love you a little, Janie.

        My stomach turns every time I channel surf past one of those monstrously tacky shows.

      • stinky says:

        “Mob Wives”
        Words FAIL!

      • betty says:

        I am with you. Pot calling the kettle black. Most of them are vulgar, crude and backstabbing. If Joyce claims to be black why was she offended by that remark being Puerto Rican and black , she has heard worse. Not being able to swim is not one of them. Some blacks don’t want to be identified as such. If not she would not have made a big ado about it. It funny how some people make a big stink about racial remarks but not racist actions taken by some.

    • ya says:

      People definitely give Britney a pass on a lot of stuff because of her mental health issues……… Should there be a different standard for her? I really don’t know, but I’m leaning towards no.

  6. GoodNamesAllTaken says:

    I liked Brandi for a long time, and certainly took her side against LeAnn. But I think she sees her “frankness” as an asset, and she just goes too far now, to the point of being mean. Then she issues non-apologies and says that’s just the way she is. I didn’t like her because she was “frank.” I thought she was a much kinder person than she’s turning out to be. This is what happens when you start believing your own press.

    • Seapharris7 says:

      This. I used to like her, even if she is a lush. Now it’s just TOO much & extremely cringe worthy

    • TheTruthHurts says:

      I agree. I think it’s all the “I love that you speak your mind!” enabler fans that made her think she has to amp that part of her personality up and now it’s getting her into a lot of trouble. I will continue to be a Brandi fan, but I also like the sweet side of her, not the bitchy side.

  7. Aims says:

    I have a problem with her comments and I am, disgusted that she would use someone as a prop to better herself. Gross

  8. Dawn says:

    So I never liked her and I find her tiresome and so into herself and really just a mean and cold hearted person to boot but…everyone should get equal treatment who say racists things against other races other than their own.

    • V4Real says:

      Well Britney Spears was just accused of being racist; I wonder what her punishment should be.

      IMO people of the same race should stop with the stereotypes about each other. Many think just because you say something derogatory about your own race that it’s not considered prejudice.

  9. queenfreddie says:

    I finally saw last weeks episode and I am so disgusted with Brandi. She needs to shut up. I couldn’t believe also on top of her racism (right after that happened) Brandi kept calling Joyce by the wrong name and making fun of her. Eh. I used to like her and now I cannot stand her. Also posting pictures on facebook with “black friends” doesn’t make you look any better Brandi. eyeroll.

  10. Neffie says:

    the irony of that picture she posted smh

  11. AG says:

    Good. Maybe losing money will make her understand the consequences of her actions (since I assume money is what speaks to her ilk).

  12. BeckyR says:

    She comes across as a mean, drunk exhibitionist. Her children must be so proud.

  13. Rosa says:

    Maybe I am in the minority but I don’t think she is a racist. Her comment was stupid and her follow up apologies were worse. I have always appreciated her frankness compared to the many disingenuous fake housewives. i.e. when Joanna Krupa says Brandi needs rehab. All I have to say is look who’s talking!

    • heidi says:

      she does need rehab, extended rehab and re-education.

      • QQ says:

        And longer hemlines

        And to ease up on whatever the fuck she is doing to her face and the throwelled makeup

    • Erinn says:

      I agree with you, Rosa. I do think her frankness is getting out of hand though, and she should reel it in a bit. According to the woman who she insulted’s interview on TMZ live, Brandi wasn’t even drunk at the time she said it. I don’t think she has as bad of an alcohol problem as people are claiming, and if anything, all of the housewives drink too much.

    • glaugh says:

      I still like her too. I think she is a decent person, although I think she has bad self esteem issues and she can get really messy at times. I listen to her podcast 🙂

    • paranormalgirl says:

      At what point can we stop saying “frankness” and call it what it really is: rudeness?

  14. Mayamae says:

    Apparently she tweeted she can’t be racist because her father is part “Heron Indian”. Of course there’s no Heron – it’s actually Huron. She’s an idiot.

  15. bowers says:

    not smart enough to know when to stop talking

  16. kpoodle says:

    OMG. Brandi is not racist, she’s just inappropriate! There IS a difference. She said something that was offensive, yes, but that does NOT make her a racist and I’m tired of hearing it. Personally, I like her, but she really needs to start thinking before she acts and speaks. She also needs to stop with the fillers before she turns into the cat lady.

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

      It’s racist to make generalizations based on race. Black people can’t swim. White people are privileged. Asians are bad drivers. It doesn’t mean she hates black people, it means that she makes assumptions about people based on the color of their skin. Her comments were not just inappropriate, they were racist.

      • kpoodle says:

        I disagree, it is not racist to make generalizations based on race, but it is offensive and wrong. Making assumptions about people based on the color of their skin does not make her a racist either, it just makes her ignorant.

      • Josephina says:

        And let the choir sing,


      • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

        @V4Real and kpoodle
        I think it’s racist to stereotype people based on their race. Period. The fact that black people make racist remarks about white people, or make racist jokes about themselves doesn’t have any bearing on Brandi’s remarks. The fact that she doesn’t have any “malice” against black people doesn’t , either.

        I love my parents, but they were very sexist. They didn’t have any malice towards me, quite the opposite, but they believed I should go to college to find a husband, not a career.

        Intentions have nothing to do with it. Believing that black people all have certain abilities or shortcomings because they’re black is racist. It doesn’t matter who your “audience” might be.

      • Melissa says:

        It’s not friggin racism to make inappropriate generalizations!!!!!!! Racism implies the the proposed racist believes an entire race is inherently less than and inferior to another based on physical things like skin color.
        She doesn’t. Nor does Britney. Nor does Jennifer. This is starting to become embarrassing for this blog and some of these readers.

      • TheOriginalKitten says:

        Saying an entire race “can’t” do something (i.e. swimming)definitely DOES imply that she believes an entire race is inferior.

      • V4Real says:

        @Good names all taken. Britney Spears made a stereotype about Latim men; is she a racist? Yes, right?
        “I think it’s racist to stereotype people based on their race. Period” Those are your words.

        What other people say does have bearing on what Brandi said. This entire subject about Brandi is whether or not she is a racist. I don’t think she is just because she made a steretypical joke. If other people can say stereotypical things or racist comments about other races they should be called out just like Brandi. People just have a tendency to pick and choose what is racist or not based on their likeabilty of the subject.

    • V4Real says:

      @kpoodle I said the same thing and it has nothing to do with defending Brandi. It has to do with giving an honest opinion about what you believe. She wasn’t being racist but perhaps inappropriate and not knowing her audience. She was used to her Black friends joking about it and in her current state of mind thought it was ok. She didn’t stop to think that what she said might come off as offensive. One of her “Black friends” was on that same episode. Perhaps they should have asked her if she thought Brandi was being a racist. I do believe that there is something going on between Brandi and Joyce. Brandi has been mean girling her and she is wrong for behaving that way. She should think back to her first season on the show when Kyle and Kim were mean girling her and how that made her feel.

      @GNAT It is wrong to make generalizations based on race but then that same race shouldn’t make those generalizations about themselves, however get upset and call a person of a different race racist if they make that same generalization. I don’t think Brandi had malice intent in her heart towards Black people, she thought she was being funny because she heard that stereotype many times by other Black people about themselves. If it had been a Black woman who said something like this to a White woman, nothing much would have been said. The excuse would have been, oh she is Black and without power, therefore it is not racist. Most people believe that a Black person can’t be racist because they lack the power that comes with racism. Yet, I have read on this site more than once that Jamie Foxx is a racist. Like I mentioned earlier, now poor Brtiney Spears is being called a racist because of the remark she made about Latin Men.

    • Tammy White says:

      When will people stop making excuses for her? Her comments were more then inappropiate, they were indeed racist statements because it was based on a stereotype. You can make a racist statement & possibly not be a racist. She might not be a racist but she’s an a**hole.

      • claire says:

        Yeah, sure. She made an inappropriate comment. The reaction, IMO, is way overboard. It’s also fine if her black friends want to make statements about it, such as her friend’s statement on FB. There’s a statement in a pic under the first pic if no one has noticed. Everyone else is weighing in, why can’t they?

  17. Andrea says:

    Joyce Giraud isnt even black (before you all start talking a mess, Im from the island, Joyce was Miss Puerto Rico way back when)

    • heidi says:

      Joyce said her great grandmother was black.

      • Andrea says:

        Dont get me wrong, I am not defending Brandi at all, ive nevet seen this show. I am aware that most us puertoricans have black in us (my great grandmother was also black, mi abuelita…cafe au lait i guess) but its just weird to me since her skib tone is so light and she has effed with her nose or something cause its…off…that the weave comments would be directed at her…cause maybe she wears extensions but her hair is fine…anyway im rambling…didnt even know it was giraud when this was initially published.

      • V4Real says:

        For the record ladies, Brandi also wears weaves. She wasn’t being racist, just too inappropriate for most people.

      • John Wayne Lives says:

        Yes. Too inappropriate for most people. Im sure the other trash in the world like totally gets her. Omg shame on all the rest of us with class and tact.

      • deehunny says:

        @V4Real– Yea, I was thinking, it’s Real Housewives… don’t they all wear weaves/extensions/wigs? Everything about them is fake so whatever.

        I didn’t see the show (I don’t watch it) but I wish I dvr-ed it now. Apparently it was a doozy.

    • Josephina says:

      Joyce went on record claiming her African ancestry.

      Are you talking about her complexion?

      • Andrea says:

        Lol dont even try with me, I know about puertorican african ancestry cause I am puertorican in san juan, puerto rico right now…

        Giraud sounds european to me, corse (is that the word) but a lot of peoplr have that ancestry here too cause of immigrations in the 19th century so…
        josephina were u gonna school me in history or something?

      • LeLe25 says:

        Oh great, here we go trying to figure out if someone is “black enough”. Giraud is her married name btw…

      • Josephina says:

        If Joyce tells the world who she is and who is in her family line, and then you come and question her lineage…then who is the one questioning her?

        I am not questioning Joyce’s heritage as she explained it. You were commenting on it as if you knew more about her family members than she does.

      • Andrea says:

        Lol it is funny because I can commebt, I am puertorican and I know what she is talking about. Regardless of what race she identifies, which is not what she answered, Joyce said that she was puertorican, a people who have spanish, taino indian and african roots. This is a basic cultural interpretation taught to puertorican children in elementary school history classes. Which is what she referred to in the statement. However in Puertorican history there is heterogenous mix wih other cultures that arrices in the 19th century thanks to he Cedula de Gracias which brought different european populatons to immigrate to the island. The cultural mix was heterogenous and varied, to say the least.

        I think I am more qualified to speak cause at least I am immersed in the culture and I know that we use two last names: our fathers abd our mothers. Therefore if you googled anx saw that she was girauf mojica you failed to read that she was born with that name and, furthermore, her husbands name is Michael Ohovan.

        Methinks that either Brandi is a bully and was teasing Joyce and her explanation of her heritage, or this whole thing was scripted for publicity.

      • LeLe25 says:

        Sorry about her husband’s last name, for some reason I thought it was Giraud, but you are right it isn’t. I am Puerto Rican and this is why it bothered me ; she said her great grandmother was black and that she identifies with it. I don’t understand why her skin color would dictate how she identifies herself. I have several friends that have a black and white parent and are of fair complexion; it would be weird if they were not allowed to speak on that just because of their appearance.

  18. Jaded says:

    I don’t think she’s racist but she’s about as sharp as a bowl of jello. Always speaks before she thinks, always aiming for the famewhore bulls eye. She’s nothing more than crass.

  19. Teeny says:

    Her behavior has been deplorable, even before the ignorant tirade. I think she needs some sensitivity training, and to realize that she needs to grow up and present herself in a more favorable light. I just can’t get over how stiff her face looks from all the fillers and/or plastic surgery? Ooph.

  20. Deanne says:

    She made a really stupid comment. It was insensitive but it doesn’t make her racist. One of the Atlanta housewives, threatened another one with a gun. What does that make her? A thug and criminal? No, just someone using poor judgement. All of the Housewives have said and done stupid things. The show is all about drama. Brandi prides herself on being “unfiltered” but obviously needs to learn that she can’t just say whatever she wants and not have consequences. She has apologized again and again and it isn’t like she has some history of making racist remarks. Maybe this will teach her that sometimes silence is golden and that people like Joyce, who really seems to want a major storyline, should be ignored. Hopefully, it will be a lesson learned.

    • Tammy White says:

      She didn’t apologize, she made excuses & defended her statements. She’s not only ignorant but a jerk to boot.

      • emmie_a says:

        TW: I agree. In her apology she used a ‘but’ – she was sorry but this is why she wasn’t wrong. I just can’t get over her allowing herself to say whatever she wants, however inappropriate because she’s been doing it for 40 years and can’t possibly change at this point. ugh.
        And she should take her extensions out. They never look good and I can always totally see where her real hair ends and the extensions start – it’s not a good look! It makes her look cheap.

      • Deanne says:

        I read her apologies and they seemed contrite enough. She needs to learn to not let her dislike of people translate into shooting off her mouth without thinking. People seem to be overreacting and turning a stupid, race generalizing comment into a racist rant, with her being a card carrying member of the KKK. Personally I don’t think that “telling it like it is” is always a great quality, because it’s immature to think that you can say whatever is on your mind and never have repercussions. I still think she’s a good person at heart. She just needs to think before she speaks. She was being ignorant, not racist. Ignorant people need to be taught, not to be crucified. Sensitivity is really important, but political correctness is making it so that saying something stupid gets you branded a racist. If I was being accused of being racist when I knew I wasn’t, I would get defensive too.

  21. Penelope says:

    She should have gracefully apologized as soon as this happened instead of digging a deeper hole for herself.

    And that hideous plastic face is perfect for this wannabe-Hollywood meh bottle blonde. Go away.

  22. alibeebee says:

    BRandi is no Racist.. Just Dumb and Stupid.. I did not get a malicious vibe from her. RAcism.. is Malicious intent you go about to hurt someone.. make them feel ashamed for being the colour, ethinicity, sexual preference etc they are.. if you are a bit offended.. Apartheid was racist, Segregation was RAcist., SLavery was Racist, the holocaust was racist, the armenian genocide was racist, I can go on. there are tons of examples….. but saying what Brandi said was stupid and moronic and insensitive but sure as hell not racist..

    • Sloane Wyatt says:

      That is last century thinking, alibeebee. If we are to eliminate racism, we must eliminate all actions that relate to denigrating, stereotyping, or ridiculing any race in any form. Malice is not a condition of racism. Again, I repeat here, it does not need to be malicious for a comment to be racist.

  23. Ok says:

    Was that the same Hard Rock where Anna Nicole Smith died? Something about that location is ringin a bell……..

    Wonder how much the job was paying

  24. judyjudy says:

    Racist or not it’s about time for her to realize that her trash mouth isn’t funny, clever, edgy, cute, or whatever.
    I think there’s only a tiny sliver of people who enjoy her brand of stunted middle-age bitchery. t I’m glad to see that people are finally realizing that she’s pretty terrible and shouldn’t be given a platform from which to spew her garbage.

  25. Lisa says:

    lol, what gig? Don’t tell me she sings and people PAY for it.

  26. Anon says:

    Instead of making excuses, Brandi should sit down and make a list for sobering up and staying sober.

  27. Justaposter says:

    Wait a sec… people were actually going to attend a “party” that a drunken loudmouth aging tartlette was going to “host”?! Why?!

  28. DreamyK says:

    Brandi: Look up the word tokenism. There is a picture of you and Alec Baldwin right next to it. Trotting your so called friends out to cover your racist/discriminatory garbage is abhorrent. Stop.

  29. shellybean says:

    I still don’t think that Brandi is a racist. I think she is just mean! She was being a bitch to Joyce before she even said that. She kept calling her by the wrong name on purpose (which is even worse because Joyce was the hostess), then she called her a “black person”, then she proceeded to get totally wasted off camera and shows up to dinner trashed where she then tells Joyce she hates her name and that it is a “fat ugly pig’s name”. She is just a bitch. And all this on the heels of saying Joanna Krupa’s vagina smells. I don’t even like Joanna, but who the hell says stuff like that?!?! She is mean and gets even nastier after a bottle of wine.

  30. Stephanie says:

    This has nothing to do with her comments or personality, but she really needs to stop with the plastic surgery. When she makes a big smile, it’s cringeworthy.

  31. Aysla says:

    Yeah, I read a transcript of that call-in. Brandi blames it all on being drunk, and then tries to preempt any future criticism by saying there is a whole lot more inappropriateness to come because she was constantly drunk.

    Here’s some advice, Brandi: Stop spending all your money on your face, you’re not getting the investment you think you are, muppet-face. You’re a middle-aged mother of two, put down the bottle– you’ve clearly got a drinking problem. Also, drunkenness isn’t cute at any age, and being drunk isn’t an excuse for bad behavior.

  32. dontbuyit says:

    Hopefully it will serve as a lesson to her. Shut up and stop making ignorant remarks. As a 41 year old woman she has a lot of growing up to do, her immaturity is shocking.
    Sadly, I think money will be her only motivation into now developing a filter. It won’t be because she recognizes through her own personal growth, some things are just not appropriate in certain situations. She can’t risk saying outrageous things for fear of those things causing her to lose job opportunities outside of the reality show. $

    Real housewives last season, this season has been stale and boring. I can’t watch now because the one person Brandi, I used to tune in for has become unlikable. The rest of the housewives go between catty and Zzzzzzz. Her popularity will continue to decline if she doesn’t think before she speaks or takes responsibility for her actions. It would also help if she reads peoples tweets twice over and understand who is tweeting to who. She has a annoying tendency to attack the people who are defending her. She won’t gain or keep fans that way.

    • Christin says:

      One thing I remember from Brandi’s book is how she seemed driven to make money to afford private school for her kids, etc.

      I understand the HW shows are about catty drama, and other posters have pointed out that’s the way for a cast member to ensure a better salary and longevity on the show. I just don’t see this show as a long-term strategy for Brandi. She doesn’t have a fortune or steady income source (such as a multi-millionaire ex or spouse) to fall back on, yet she’s getting accustomed to a higher end lifestyle.

      What will she do when her HW gig is up? I don’t think the “drinking” books will have long-term appeal (but then again I was wrong about the first book, which I thought would be no more than a modest seller). She’d needs to think beyond what will probably be a couple more years on the show and understand how public perception will impact her future endeavors.

  33. Snowpea says:

    While I may accept the fact that BG makes a habit out of shooting off her mouth, it concerns me a little the lynch mob mentality surrounding this whole malarkey. The vultures have smelt blood and they are circling overhead.

    • Emily C. says:

      Did you seriously just compare people being angry at someone for making racist remarks to a lynch mob? You know, those things that regularly tortured and murdered black people for being black not so long ago?

      Uh, you might wanna check your work there. Because I’m sure you could have been more offensive, but I’m not sure how.

      • Jennifer12 says:

        Okay, stop. Snowpea is NOT a racist and you need to get off your high horse. Brandi made a really dumb remark that she shouldn’t have made and it came off badly, but it isn’t racist. It was ignorant and dumb. Racism is hateful, evil remarks that condemn people. Brandi was trying to be down and she isn’t and wasn’t; she doesn’t get that she’s a middle aged suburban mother. Lynch mobs can also be people that gang up on someone to abuse that person or take them down. What I’m seeing a lot of is this limousine liberal mentality that seems to think they need to swoop in and save the minorities because they can’t speak for themselves. Reality check: you’re not needed.

      • Snowpea says:

        Jennifer12: Thankyou for defending me.

        Emily C:
        lynch mob n (lynch mobs plural )
        1. A lynch mob is an angry crowd of people who want to kill someone without a trial, because they believe that person has committed a crime.

        2. You can refer to a group of people as a lynch mob if they are very angry with someone because they believe that person has done something bad or wrong.

        Methinks you may like to chill the f*ck out, dear.

    • Sloane Wyatt says:

      @Snowpea and Jennifer12:

      Racism is, but not limited to, making racist remarks, taking racist actions like blackface or discrimination, and making racist jokes. Racists are bigots who won’t curb their racist talk, who insist they were only ‘joking’, and who refuse to acknowledge their actions and words are racist.

      A non-racist who makes a racist remark will sincerely apologize without making excuses, vow to never repeat their offending behavior again, and also speak out about racism whenever they see it in the future. A non-racist will not use words like n—-r, call a group they disagree with a lynch mob, or use any words that are historically linked to describe the murders of POC and the atrocities committed against them. A non-racist understands malice is not a condition of racism and has taken the time to learn about stereotyping and all the forms of racism . Again, I repeat here, it does not need to be malicious or even inadvertent for a comment to be racist.

      • Snowpea says:

        Thanks Sloane for that. Awesome. File that away for the next time I’m tempted to call someone the ‘n’ word while laughing it off as a joke.

        My original point was merely an observation about the baying for Brandi’s blood over this recent event. It is completely out of proportion to the actual event. Ok, she made a racist remark…no doubt she will learn from it, and attempt to clean up her act.

        All this OTT PC-ness – arguing about who is ‘blacker’, peeps claiming to be white but of mixed race backgrounds, Puerto Ricans, people of colour, yellow peeps, purple people…we get it. Y’all are perfect.

        People make mistakes. No doubt all the people on here claiming to be flawless have been guilty of a similar crime.

        “Let he who is without sin cast the first stone”.

      • Jennifer12 says:

        Sloane, I don’t need to be schooled on what a racist is. I’ve encountered enough of them. And a lynch mob is a mob that goes after someone maliciously, as a group, with the intent to cause harm. Brandi was ignorant and out of line and trying to be something she isn’t. There’s a fine line that she crossed, but I didn’t find her remark to be racist. It was immature and stupid. Must say that all the people screaming racism on here are really quick to put down a woman by calling her a slut, trashy, etc.

  34. Emily C. says:

    Wait, this obnoxious, self-absorbed, sexist, racist mess was going to be in the state I live in, and now she’s not? Christmas came early this year.

  35. Whatever housewives show is in season somebody always makes statements that infuriate the masses. I don’t know why everybody takes all this stuff to heart. Joyce needs a storyline and you saw how Brandi was treated when she came on the show. I think people are going way overboard with this racist stuff. Paula Dean’s career was destroyed with one sentence. Some celebrities are given passes and some are not because for some of them like Brandi, there are people just waiting in the wings for them to mess up in any way so they can take them down. She was not being a racist with the statement she made.

    • Liz says:

      I agree with you to a point. However I think Brandi has lost her fan base for more reasons than a comment. It’s been over several issues, there’s nothing there! Wind blows through that head. Her whole being is offensive.

  36. Julie says:

    Don’t watch the show but have seen many still photos of BG and ohmygod, her face. Her FACE. It has morphed into something she didn’t intend, surely. It makes my own face ache.

  37. Blackbetty says:

    Everyone knows this is just to keep people watching the show

  38. Jay says:

    Hard Rock is owned by the Seminole people and has been since 2008. They’re super-serious about equality and social justice issues. This isn’t a surprising move from them. Glad they stuck to their principles.

  39. brionne says:

    Why was it important to Brandi to make statements about what she perceived to be Joyce’s racial identity? In Brandi’ s world you can take someone down a notch or 2 by calling them black. I feel there was malice intended. Bitchiness directed at someone as you attempt to put them in their place by calling them black…is malice. Some people have gone to great lengths to hide their black ancestry. There was a time when”one drop” of black blood excluded even a white looking person from full participation in American society. It’s just that Brandi happened upon a person who is totally at ease with her black roots.

  40. brionne says:

    I recall during the Charlie sheen/Denise Richards nasty split…it was alleged that Charlie had called Denise the Nword because one of her grandmothers was black. In the past someone who looks like Denise Richards but had a black ancestor would be shamed and ridiculed for being black. Same goes for the political realm. John McCain’s first presidential campaign was derailed by rumors that he had a black love child, Strom Thurmond hid his black love child, and John Boehner’s orange skintone is frequently linked to having a black mother. Unfortunately being associated with blackness when you do not look traditionally black has been a malicious racist act. Brandi knew exactly what she was doing.

  41. Liz says:

    Here’s the thing when someone starts having mental issues on television it’s time for them to seek medical help and call it quits. Bravo cut your loses she is a liability PERIOD. Read her blog on the bravo website she has completely lost her mind. Very sad and disturbing to watch.