‘RHOP’: Gizelle Bryant Denies Pushing Monique Samuels Into Fight: ‘It Was a Stop’

When Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard came to blows during Potomac real housewives season 5, many fans, and Karen Huger, noted that Gizelle Bryant may have wanted the fight to happen because she pushed Samuels shortly before the women started fighting. However, Bryant denies the start of the change.

Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Monique Samuels, Bravo's "Potomac real housewives"
Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Monique Samuels, “The Real Housewives of Potomac” at Bravo | Ward Vestal Evans

Gizelle Bryant sided with Candiace Dillard after a physical change

Celebrating an award Gizelle Bryant quickly won when close friends Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard came to blows.

The women went into a heat exchange, and Samuels grabbed Dillard’s hair, sent her to the table, and hit her old friend on the head several times until reps broke up the fight.

Bryant denied the claims and said she had never known of a “conspiracy” but said the former friend had a history of telling Samuels’ business. Action producer and reunion guest Andy Cohen also asked if housewife OG Samuels pushed into the fight as many believed.

Bryant denied that and said she never wanted the fight to happen. While acknowledging pushing Samuels, the OG housewife described it as a “stop” and intended to prevent the change. Potomac real housewives air Sunday at 9/8 Central on Bravo.

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