There are several new kids on the SUR block and two of them have already found themselves in hot water.
As we reported yesterday, several of Max Boyens’ old tweets resurfaced. In the tweets, Max not only using the N-word too many times to count he also talked about wanting to punch Asians in the face.
Well, he wasn’t the only Vanderpump Rules newbie who’s old tweets are coming back to haunt them.
Several of Brett Caprioni‘s old tweets have also popped back up. Like Max, Brett used the N-word in several tweets from back in 2012.
However, Brett’s old tweets also included generalized comments about black people and things being “gay.”
Let’s just say it’s not cute. It’s ugly.
Now, the two SURvers are issuing apologies in hopes of smoothing over the drama and keeping their new reality TV gigs.
Boyens told PEOPLE he is “disgusted and embarrassed” by his old tweets.
“I want to sincerely apologize for what I tweeted in 2012 — it was wrong on every level,” his statement said. “It is not a representation of who I am. I am shocked I ever tweeted that — and I am disgusted and embarrassed — I am truly sorry.”
Brett, on the other hand, issued an apology on Twitter, writing, ” I want to express my deepest apologies for the insensitive, ignorant, and hurtful comments I made. I am incredibly ashamed and accept full responsibility, and acknowledge that this language was unacceptable then as it is now. Please know that I have learned and grown since then and would never use that language today. From the bottom of my heart, I am truly sorry. “
I’m one to believe that people can change and learn from their past mistakes so I hope both Brett and Max are different people than the ones who sent those horrible tweets. I just have to wonder why they didn’t go through their social media accounts before joining the show or why production didn’t do a deep dive when casting them.
Vanderpump Rules airs on Tuesdays at 9 p,m. EST on Bravo.