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Jennie Nguyen fired from Real Housewives of Salt Lake City

PARK CITY, Utah — Jennie Nguyen has been fired as a cast member from the Bravo reality television show “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City,” following backlash from a series of controversial old social media posts that surfaced.

The posts mocked the Black Lives Matter movement, and in some posts, Nguyen referred to protestors as “thugs.”


“Nguyen is Vietnamese American, and the story of her immigration to the United States was a big part of her introduction to the cast in Season 2.

“In the Facebook posts, which were from 2020 during the anti-racism uprisings after the murder of George Floyd, Nguyen compared Black Lives Matter protesters to “thugs,” re-posted racist memes and espoused pro-police rhetoric: “If you follow the officers [sic] orders, you won’t get shot,” reads one deleted meme over an image of Ken Jeong.”

Bravo made the announcement on Tuesday:


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Executive producer Andy Cohen called Nguyen’s posts “disgusting” and “upsetting” on his podcast (Radio Andy) on Monday, according to Deadline.

Nguyen last week:

RHOSLC is currently airing season two.

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