Erika Jayne and Dorit Kemsley will be together after an episode of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”
The backlash from fans came after Erika and Dorit were filmed shopping for chocolate as a gift for Crystal Minkoff. Crystal and her husband Rob invited the ladies to a party at their home in honor of Crystal’s birthday. The roaring 20s-themed get-together was a relative success, although things got awkward between Lisa Rinna and Kathy Hilton as the former decided to leave the party early.
But before the women even arrived, some went shopping to get something special for Crystal. Rinna and Sutton Stracke chose an orchid in a large pot while Erika and Dorit decided to get chocolate. Her gift choices upset several fans.
Here’s what you need to know:
Some RHOBH fans felt that bringing home chocolate was “deaf” due to Crystal’s eating disorder
In Season 12 of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Crystal opened up about her struggles with eating disorders.
“I just want the girls to know how conscious I am of my weight and the struggles I’m going through,” she said during an episode. according to Us Weekly.
Several people took to Reddit to discuss Erika and Dorit’s decision to bring Crystal chocolate as a birthday present.
“Who gives chocolate to someone who’s been struggling with an eating disorder and has recently spoken out about how she’s finding it really hard to cope,” one person wrote.
“Deaf Again” Read the original poster’s thread title. “Who gives chocolates to a woman with an eating disorder?” the OP added.
“I thought the same. and a free gift you got through a promo the day before. so cheesy and cheap”, a third comment read.
“I’ve also struggled with an eating disorder (I still do), it just seems odd after all the conversations they’ve had about it this season. There are far more appropriate gifts,” a fourth person said.
Other RHOBH compared Erika & Dorit to Lucy & Ethel
The trip to the chocolatier had fans comparing Erika and Dorit to a famous TV duo from the 1950s.
“As soon as I saw that the scene was going to be two women making chocolate I was like, ‘Oh good, a Lucy and Ethel joke in 3…2..1…’,” according to one commenter read.
“Oh look, it’s Lucy and Ethel! So chic. Such a decadent chocolate. What a luxury. It’s a luxury. So luxurious. It’s a luxury,” someone else said.
Other fans didn’t like the scene for other reasons.
“I couldn’t stop thinking about the people who actually work there, who probably thought how ridiculous it was that these women were sort of cosplaying them. “It’s so therapeutic. Wow.’ I’m sure they told them they were lucky to work there or that something is just distasteful,” said one Redditor commented.
“Her obsession with everything having to be luxurious, having whole conversations about brands and jewelry… it’s so materialistic but also so boring,” a fourth added.
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