“The Actual Housewives of Dallas” star Brandi Redmond revealed she was suicidal after posting a racist video that resurfaced in 2020.
On the present’s Season 5 premiere, Redmond, 42, mentioned she frolicked at a psychological well being facility when the three-year-old video — which mocked Asians — obtained her canceled.
“The response of individuals was to cancel me, that I was a horrible particular person, a horrible mom, I couldn’t say I was sorry sufficient,” she mentioned in a confessional scene on this week’s episode. “I went away for therapy as a result of I was suicidal. I had a lot guilt and disgrace that I simply, I wanted assist.”
Within the offensive Instagram video, Redmond placed on a faux accent and mentioned, “Everyone ask me what Asian I’m due to my eyes, they squinty.” She apologized through Twitter in January 2020.
“I perceive that I damage individuals and actually it was silly and ignorant,” she informed co-star Stephanie Hollman by way of tears in a single scene. “I did it in entrance of my kids. It was horrible and I need to be a great instance for my kids and I was incorrect.”
Hollman then reassured Redmond that her kids — Brinkley, Brooklyn and Bruin — know she is an effective particular person, however Redmond continued to cry, saying, “I was keen to love finish my life as a result of I didn’t — I felt that was what I ought to do.”
“I’m extraordinarily sorry for my actions and the ache I brought about individuals. Like, I’m placing that ache again on myself and I’m ashamed and I’m sorry,” she cried within the confessional.
Later within the episode, Redmond was confronted by new solid member Dr. Tiffany Moon, a Chinese language immigrant who realized English as a baby.
“I don’t need you to assume that I’m like, coming after you or attacking you or something, however I feel I might be remiss if I simply sat silently, like, complicit, like, ‘That is my alternative to face up and say like what you probably did was incorrect,’” Moon began. “Like, it damage lots of people’s emotions. It was in poor style. that.”
Redmond reiterated that she was ignorant and had made a mistake.
Moon defined that her mother and father left for the US when she was three years previous and that she joined them at age 6.
“I hadn’t seen them for 3 years,” Moon mentioned. “I knew not a lick of English. Not a lick.”
“And I went to high school and folks did this factor,” she mentioned whereas pulling on her eyelids, mimicking Redmond’s actions in her video.
Their dialog will proceed on the subsequent episode of “RHOD,” which airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.