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Bravo fires Jennie Nguyen from 'Real Housewives' show over her resurfaced posts decrying BLM protests

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The Bravo cable network fired Jennie Nguyen from the cast of "Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" after old social media posts resurfaced where she criticized Black Lives Matter protests and defended the police.

The network announced their decision to fire Nguyen, who is Vietnamese-American, on Tuesday.

"Bravo has ceased filming with Jennie Nguyen and she will no longer be a cast member of 'The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City.' We recognize we failed to take appropriate action once her offensive social media posts were brought to our attention," read the statement.

"Moving forward, we will work to improve our processes to ensure we make better informed and more thoughtful casting decisions," the statement concluded.

Fans of the "Real Housewives" franchise pressured the network after circulating the posts from her Facebook profile from 2020. In those posts she derided BLM protests while posting in support of the police.

"I’m sick of people saying cops need more training," wrote Nguyen. "You had 18 years to teach your kids it’s wrong to loot, steal, set buildings a blaze, block traffic, laser people’s eyes, overturn cars, destroy buildings and attack citizens. Who failed who?"

In another post she reportedly cited murder rates by race to undermine accusations of racism against police.

"Hundreds of blacks shot and many killed (including children) by other blacks every week," Nguyen reportedly wrote. "Over a thousand Officers violently injured, some permanently, by rioters. Anarchists rioting in major cities every night, which has caused billions of dollars of destruction to private and public property. And you still think Police Officers are the problem. You are an idiot."

As the public pressure grew, Nguyen issued an apology on Thursday and said she had deleted the account.

"I want to acknowledge and apologize for my deleted Facebook posts from 2020 that resurfaced today. At the time, I thought I was speaking out against violence, but I have since learned how offensive and hurtful my words were," she wrote on Instagram. "It’s why I deactivated that account more than a year ago and why I continue to try to learn about perspectives different from my own. I regret those posts and am sincerely sorry for the pain they caused."

Here's more about the cancellation of Nguyen:

Jennie Nguyen fired from ‘RHOSLC’ amid backlash from controversial posts | Page Six Celebrity News www.youtube.com

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