Karen Huger was at the center of the drama this week on The Real Housewives of Potomac, and most of it was with Ashley Darby. Karen and Ashley still needed to deal with the fall out from Michael surprising the women at the beach weekend, an issue that they needed their husbands helping in resolving.
We also saw Karen throw her first event of the season, and Katie Rost was very unimpressed. That was the least of Karen’s worries however, because Ashley told the women that Karen didn’t want her daughter Rayvin around them, and all hell broke loose. Karen cleared this up, by stating it’s not the women she doesn’t want Rayvin around, it was Ashley personally.
This week Karen opened up to Bravo about her issues with Ashley, and what she thought about Katie bad-mouthing her charity event!
Bravotv.com: Tell us about your confrontation with Ashley at Gizelle’s event. Why did you suggest the men weigh in?
Karen Huger: I had little hope that this conversation with Ashley would resolve any ill feelings between the two of us. However, in good faith, I did attempt to bury the hatchet. At the end of this conversation, I realized that I was beating a dead horse, hence this is why I suggested we had the guys weigh in on the matter. I was ready to move ON, and move on we did.
Bravotv.com: How do you think the talk between the men went and the putt-off?
KH: The men had a more robust conversation prior to the putt-off. Ray clearly conveyed that Michael’s showing up to the girl’s weekend that included his wife. It is was highly inappropriate and not appreciated especially since Ashley made it clear clear that no men would be allowed to participate or be a part of the girl’s weekend. The putt-off was anti-climatic since Michael had already apologized.
Bravotv.com: What do you think of Katie’s comments about your gala?
KH: Katie’s comments were a MEAN GIRL’S retribution since I was not able to accommodate her desires to to support her in her ill-conceived casino night. Which by the way turned out to be nonexistent and she was forced to cancel. Katie clearly knew my event was a cocktail party announcing my desire to launch the O Gala in the near future. Katie knew it was not the gala. NO IS NO. I had other things to do. I already had a full plate!
Bravotv.com: Tell us about finding out what Ashley said about Rayvin to the other ladies – why did it make you upset? Why don’t you want Ashley specifically around Rayvin?
KH: The fact that Ashley said that I didn’t want any of the ladies around my daughter was a bold face lie! I believe she purposely misunderstood what I said to her. Everyone hates being incorrectly quoted. Unfortunately, Ashley has exhibited behavior unbecoming to a young woman. Ashley’s publicly humping of another woman, her inappropriate discussion of her husband’s genitals, the announcement of her lack of panties which resulted in booty crack sweat on her clothing and last but not least the fact that she does not care about her house guest discomfort, is contrary to the values that I have instilled in my child; which is to show compassion for others feelings. I don’t know what she might say or do.
Thoughts on Karen’s blog? Do you think her and Ashley will be friends again? What did you think of Karen’s event? Do you think Katie was being a mean girl? Do you agree with why Karen doesn’t want her daughter around Ashley? What did you think of Ray’s conversation with Michael?