Kelly dodd took to her Instagram Stories on Tuesday to offer a public apology to Heather dubrow and her family for suggesting to her and her husband Rick leventhal caught COVID-19 from his son.
After receiving a legal letter from an attorney representing the Dubrows, the former True Orange County Housewives The cast member, who was fired from the show last month amid Heather’s return, shared a video apology from her and Rick.
“I received this letter from an attorney for the Dubrow family reminding me that I made a statement that made it sound like truth when it was actually a joke and for that, I am offering my sincerest apologies,” Kelly began on July 6.
According to Kelly, he caught COVID-19 at a New Years Eve party. And Heather’s son and his friends were at the event. However, as she admitted, she and Rick, as well as many others who contracted the virus, have no real way of knowing where the virus originated.
“While he had information that led us all to believe that we could have gotten COVID from them [but] All of us, like 24 of us had COVID that night, we obviously have no way of proving or knowing for sure that he or his friends were the source of our infection and for that I apologize, ”Kelly continued.
“I’m going to put it on the record right now so it’s very clear Rick and I don’t know how we got the virus and we are both very sorry for the trouble we caused the Dubrow family. We hope you accept our sincerest apologies, ”added Kelly.
After the Real Housewives Franchise on Instagram shared Kelly’s full statement with his followers, several people questioned the true sincerity of his statement.
“It’s sarcasm to me lmao,” wrote one person.
“Lmaoooooo if idgaf was a person,” said another.
“It sounds sincere,” added a third.
The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 16 is expected to begin production sometime this month.