Monique Samuels may have turned down the chance to return to The real housewives of the Potomac, but she hasn’t given up on reality TV for good. Samuels left the show after his infamous file cabinet door moment during reunion. Although Bravo asked her to come back, she said it wasn’t worth stressing. Now Samuels is appropriating his talents.
Monique Samuels has sworn not to return to “RHOP”
Samuels chose not to return to the show after claiming that production and executives blocked her press opportunities and treated her unfairly during filming following the fight between her and Candiace Dillard. Andy Cohen has made it known that he wants Samuels to return for Season 6, but she said no.
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âI should be fighting so hard behind the scenes all the time just to use my platform,â she told Tami Roman during an appearance on Enter it. “Interviews were refused to me and people asked me to do the press: ‘I was told that you were not available or they told me that I could not interview you’.
Samuels says she doesn’t regret her decision not to return. “I do not [miss it]. Even when they started filming, the idea of ââtrying to prepare my life for the cameras and all the rest of my life with my companies that I’ve worked hard on, I can’t even imagine the whole standoff. . “
She now joins ‘Love & Marriage: DMV’
Although Samuels refused to participate in Housewives, the Not for lazy moms the podcast host has not vowed to quit reality TV for good. Television reports that Samuels and her husband Chris are joining the Love and Marriage: Huntsville spinoff filming in DC, Maryland and Virginia. The show will film three couples, as well as the Samuel’s, while cameras capture the social and professional lives of couples living and working in the area.
The first one Huntsville The series focused on black real estate tycoons. The show should be fine, as the Samuel’s own multiple homes. RHOP fans remember Samuels’ shady moment with Gizelle Bryant Samuels first meeting the cast.
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The moment came when Bryant asked her whether or not she had a house when Samuels revealed that she was looking to buy a house in the area. Samuels hit back at Bryant, “I have four houses,” which has become a season-long catchphrase.
Erana and James Tyler, Ashley Brittney and Roberto Silva, as well as Tasha and Neil Lyons also join in the spinoffs. The couples recently attended a dinner hosted by the Samuels.
Former Bravo star says she didn’t get paid well in her first season on ‘RHOP’
Samuels joined the cast of RHOP in season 2. Despite her high-profile marriage to a former NFL star, she says her pay was minimal.
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âI spent more on my wardrobe and makeup than I did this first season,â Samuels said in an interview on the podcast. Behind the velvet rope with David Yontef. “My light bill has gone up [because of production constantly filming]. This check was nothing.
Overall, Samuels was paid for 12 episodes for its first season. Yontef told Samuels that other newbies from other franchises typically made around $ 60,000 in their inaugural season. But Samuels says each franchise differs by location. After doing the math, she says she won $ 42,000. His last salary for the first season is around $ 3,500 per episode.