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Dr. Tiffany Moon made history in the fifth season of The Real Housewives of Dallas when she became the first Asian housewife on the show. But it hasn’t been an easy title for the anesthesiologist and candle maker, as she faced racism throughout her first season on the show. This culminated in a heated two-part reunion (the second episode aired on May 11) where Moon’s cast comrades made racist comments about Asian cuisine, and housewife Kameron Westcott accused Moon of be racist towards Asians on your TikTok. Driven by Moon and Westcott’s fight in the reunion, Westcott’s husband Court and brother-in-law Chart began attacking Moon on Twitter. The court called Moon’s anti-racist views “vile racism,” while Graphic claimed Moon was “drunk” one of the only times he met her. (The court subsequently deactivated his Twitter account.)
On May 14, Moon changed his Twitter bio to “Former cast member #RHOD S5” and tweeted that “It’s time for a change. A report from “Page Six” claimed that she was leaving the series, but the outlet then updated her story to go back, while Moon quickly removed “previous” from her bio. Sources have disputed Moon’s exit, with Moon’s publicist telling Entertainment tonight summer! News that “the rumors that she left the show are not true. A representative for Bravo told Vulture that reports of Moon’s exit were “not accurate,” but declined to provide further information.
But the story does not end there. Later on May 14, an attorney for Moon made a statement on Court and Chart Westcott’s tweets to Variety, calling their comments “reckless, defamatory and appalling”. “These attacks on his character will not be tolerated,” said Andrew Brettler, Moon’s lawyer. “The Westcotts would be well advised not to mention Dr. Moon in their social media feeds.” Bravo then responded with his own statement in support of Moon, without naming the Westcotts. “Anti-racism is, in fact, not a form of racism and the network supports Dr Tiffany Moon and his advocacy against racism and violence”, Bravo posted on social networks. Moon responded to the network’s Instagram post, thanking Bravo for their support.
Meanwhile, Moon’s future with the series still doesn’t appear to be confirmed, with “Page Six” now reporting that a source has said Bravo hasn’t finalized a new season. Moon already told E! she had “a lot of reservations” about her return for a second season before the RHOD reunion, “because there was a lot of emotional expense to the show, the good and bad things that came out of it.”