Both Bravo stars still insist they ‘love’ the LGBTQ community.Photo: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Sonja Morgan and Dorinda Medley, cast members of Bravo’s Real Housewives of New York City, were caught making decidedly transphobic comments at the Garo Sparo show at New York Fashion Week. In a video uploaded (and quickly deleted) by Medley, she can be heard saying of trans model Yasmine Petty, “Well, with a body like that, it’s a guy. That’s a guy.” Morgan promptly agrees, “It’s a guy. You’re absolutely right. Oh, lord.” The pair quickly released an apology to “Page Six Style,” which reads: “We have a history as long-standing supporters of the LGBTQ community in many ways and apologize for our offensive comments at the fashion show.” “Many ways,” like … what? Calling queer people “my gays?” Going to drag shows? Employing them to do your hair and makeup? Fighting with your other straight friend on a Bravo float at pride? Having Andy Cohen as your boss? As ever, it seems important to remember that allyship isn’t simply saying you “love” a group of people whom you, at best, fetishize. For her part, Petty told “Page Six” that she was hurt by Medley and Morgan’s comments: “It’s pretty disheartening and disappointing, especially in this day and age and being in New York City.” A number of spectators and RHONY fans have urged Cohen to fire Medley and Morgan from the show, but, uh, historically, big press cycles (however negative) aren’t the sort of thing that gets a Housewife fired. Read more: New York Magazine
Sonja Morgan & Dorinda Medley Apologize for Transgender Model Comments RHONY 's Sonja Morgan and Dorinda Medley Apologize for 'Offensive Comments' About Transgender Model Why apologize when you genuinely know how you feel? It's not cool how the society forces us to be sympathetic with these people. They aren't the victim, we are. So if I say I don't like you, I'll stand by it. Don't be biased because your career suddenly gets threatened. They acted idiotic Dorinda and Sonja need not to apologize at all! Women checks out other women and talk about it. What they said was not offensive at all. Welcome to women’s world!
Sonja Morgan and Dorinda Medley Apologize for 'Offensive Comments' About Transgender Model RHONY stars speak out after trans model says their comments – which were shared on Sonja’s own Instagram Stories -- were “hurtful” and “damaging” (via toofab) TooFab everybody wants to be offended. You should be able to laugh at yourselves no matter what. Neither of thse women had any ill intent and THAT should be what matters. People have lost sight of that. INTENT TooFab Life lessons for all you sensitive azz people. NOBODY cares about your feelings so get over it. TooFab Nothing wrong here. No need for them to have apologized if you ask me. SonjatMorgan DorindaMedley Just about everyone questions....especially nowadays, who’s male and who’s female!!!
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