Dodd shared a series of explosive texts on Thursday calling out his former co-star after Windham-Burke texted him, saying, “Hope you’re okay, I know we’ve been through hell but I’m here. . “
“It was your fault,” disgruntled Dodd, 45, told Windham-Burke, 43, in the series of texts she herself leaked on Instagram. “We’d still be on the show if you didn’t make it so dark and ugly and bring all that ‘awakened’ political BS. “”
She added, “Your lies about me calling me racist and homophobic were horribly destructive and your bogus stories didn’t help either. “
In a statement to Page Six, Windham-Burke did not deny that the text conversation with Dodd had taken place, but noted “the part of the text that she so graciously cut out.” I wish you all the best and j ‘hope you have a good life.’ ”
“Only Kelly Dodd would post screenshots of her own lyrics that make her seem insanely immature,” Windham-Burke told us. “I guess that’s what bitterness looks like, and I tried to sympathize with it, as you can see,” she added. “I’m a big believer in growth and change, and the second chance (or in this case the 10th or 11th chance). In the end, it’s just a TV show and we’re still neighbors.
During the show’s final season, Windham-Burke revealed to fans that she was a recovering alcoholic and opened up about the reunion over becoming gay in December 2020 after filming.
Windham-Burke, who has seven children with husband Sean Windham-Burke, denied Dodd’s accusations in the text exchange that she created “bogus stories.”
“Well I’m still sober and still gay like I said if you ever wanna talk I’m here,” she told Dodd, according to the screenshots.
She also told Page Six that she “will never stop or be ashamed to stand up for communities that are suffering”.
Dodd not only shared the texts, but also tore Windham-Burke up in her Instagram caption by sharing them, saying she couldn’t believe her former co-star had the “guts” to send her a SMS.
“She said she got fired from the show because we didn’t all like her for being gay,” Dodd wrote. “Not because he’s a horrible person. Not because she treated everyone like shit and made no effort to be friends with us.
Dodd continued, “Not because she’s been on a press tour and made horrible accusations about us, calling us all homophobes and racists, not because she’s a horrible mother. Not because she’s a horrible person to her husband. The only reason she got fired was because she’s gay. What a classic crazy king job narcissist! “
This isn’t the first time that Dodd and Windham-Burke have disagreed.
In December, Dodd accused his co-star of being placed in 5150 psychiatric custody, which Windham-Burke denied, saying at the time: “That’s a lie. Not that there is anything wrong with it.
A source close to “RHOC” exclusively told Page Six on Thursday that only Dodd is responsible for his own release.
“Kelly should take responsibility for being fired instead of pointing fingers at everyone,” the insider said.
Dodd drew a lot of criticism from fans over the comments she made about the COVID-19 pandemic, including a joke that it was “God’s way of thinning the flock” – for which she later apologized for. She also drew anger for wearing a hat with the slogan “Drunk Wives Matter,” which many said mocked the Black Lives Matter movement.
As revealed earlier this week, Dodd and Windham-Burke have not been asked to return for the next season 16. Neither have debutante Elizabeth Lyn Vargas. Former actress Heather Dubrow, however, returns to the series.
Dodd initially seemed to take the news of his ouster well, tweeting to his followers, “The next five years will be even better. I am so grateful for all the love and support and so excited for the future. ”