Bravo has removed Jennie Nguyen from “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City,” the cable network said Tuesday.
“Bravo has ceased filming with Jennie Nguyen and she will no longer be a cast member of ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City,’” the network announced in a statement. “We recognize we failed to take appropriate action once her offensive social media posts were brought to our attention. Moving forward, we will work to improve our processes to ensure we make better informed and more thoughtful casting decisions.”
Last week, old social media posts purported to be from Nguyen made headlines due to their controversial nature. They were reportedly posted during the Black Lives Matter protests in 2020, and criticized the movement.
On Jan. 19, Nguyen released a statement on her Instagram account, writing: “I want to acknowledge and apologize for my deleted Facebook posts from 2020 that resurfaced today. At the time, I thought I was speaking out against violence, but I have since learned how offensive and hurtful my words were. It’s why I deactivated that account more than a year ago and why I continue to try to learn about perspectives different from my own. I regret those posts and am sincerely sorry for the pain they caused.”
Nguyen has not responded to a request for comment from TheWrap.