Brandi Glanville responded to Caroline Manzo’s lawsuit in opposition to Bravo and Peacock that accuses the “Precise Housewives of Beverly Hills” alum of sexually harassing the “Precise Housewives of New Jersey” OG.

“Sadly, Brandi wanted to stand up to but yet one more lawsuit that options defamatory, false accusations about her,” a rep for Glanville solely tells Net web page Six.

“Whereas filming, Brandi adopted what the producers requested of her, and there was no sexual assault. She is innocent of these absurd accusations which have weighed on her psychological and bodily nicely being for lots too prolonged with no phrase of help from Peacock, Shed or Bravo.

“This painful storytelling seems limitless and should stop. She is making an attempt to switch on and upward and get her life once more.”

Manzo, 62, claims in her lawsuit, obtained by Net web page Six, that Glanville, 51, pressured herself on her and kissed her with out consent all through the January 2023 filming of “The Precise Housewives Last Ladies Journey” in Morocco.

Manzo claims in her lawsuit that the “Precise Housewives of Beverly Hills” alum pressured herself on her and kissed her with out consent. Getty Photographs

The go nicely with claims Glanville “[mounted] Manzo on the couch holding Manzo down alongside together with her physique, forcibly squeezed Manzo’s cheeks collectively and thrust her tongue in Manzo’s mouth, whereas humping her.”

The paperwork moreover assert that the incident resurfaced Manzo’s “dormant and horrific recollections” of sexual abuse that she endured at age 7.

Nonetheless, Manzo didn’t place all the blame on Glanville, accusing Bravo, Peacock and Shed Media — the manufacturing agency behind “RHUGT” — of coercing her into such train.

“Defendants, along with Bravo, typically ply the ‘Precise Housewives’ cast with alcohol, set off them to develop to be severely intoxicated after which direct, encourage and/or allow them to sexually harass totally different cast members on account of that’s good for scores,” the lawsuit claims.

Manzo accused Bravo, Peacock and Shed Media of coercing Glanville into such train. Instagram/@carolinemanzo

“Caroline Manzo is a sufferer of those harmful actions.”

Pretty than suing Glanville, Manzo is taking approved movement in opposition to the neighborhood, manufacturing and showrunners for allegedly encouraging her co-star’s “sexually offensive and harassing content material materials.”

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Manzo is suing for negligence, sexual harassment, intercourse/gender discrimination, sexual battery and totally different causes of movement that she says violate state authorized tips in California and New York.

Glanville has strongly denied any wrongdoing. Instagram/@brandiglanville

Bravo and Peacock declined to the touch upon the go nicely with.

Manzo’s lawyer, Derek Smith, lambasted the NBCUniversal properties in a heated assertion to Net web page Six.

“We’re outraged by Bravo, Peacock and NBC’s conduct and watch for having the issues decided by a jury. Sexual harassment should not at all be leisure!” the lawyer acknowledged.

“We think about this case is regarding the networks selfishly sacrificing the well-being of their experience for scores and income,” he elaborated. “Brandi Glanville stated she was merely doing what the producers suggested her to do.”

“We’re outraged by Bravo, Peacock and NBC’s conduct and watch for having the issues decided by a jury,” Manzo’s lawyer suggested Net web page Six. Instagram/Caroline Manzo

Smith concluded his suggestions to us by saying actuality TV is “leading to excessive emotional and bodily harm of its experience” and declaring, “This could stop.”

All through an distinctive interview with Net web page Six in September 2023, Glanville — who has vehemently denied any wrongdoing — lamented that the narrative surrounding her headline-making interactions with Manzo felt “very unfair.”

Earlier to filming in North Africa, the “Brandi Glanville Unfiltered” podcast host appeared on “RHUGT: Ex-Wives Membership,” filmed in 2021 at Dorinda Medley’s Bluestone Manor property in Massachusetts’ Berkshires space.

That installment of the spinoff assortment seen a portion of the solid consuming, smoking marijuana and fascinating in same-sex flirtations.

Glanville beforehand appeared on “The Precise Housewives Last Ladies Journey: Ex-Wives Membership,” filmed in 2021. Noam Galai/Peacock
Glanville filmed a season of the spinoff with Manzo in January 2023 in Morocco. Instagram/brandiglanville

“We obtained drunk and extreme, and I made out with Taylor [Armstrong] and gave people lap dances,” Glanville suggested us on the time.

Glanville was beforehand talked about in a lawsuit filed in October 2023 by Marco Vega — the butler who appeared on “RHUGT: Ex-Wives Membership” in Massachusetts — who accused her of ripping off his shirt to reveal his torso all through a raucous present.

Vega alleged the incident occurred after a strip-tease current. As quickly because the satisfying ended from the current, he claimed producers impressed him to “go over and get the women dancing!”

Vega sued Bravo for sexual abuse and harassment, claiming the neighborhood has a historic previous of condoning inappropriate conduct from its stars. He’s asking for damages.

Glanville was beforehand talked about in a lawsuit filed in October 2023 by Marco Vega, the butler who appeared on “RHUGT: Ex-Wives Membership” in Massachusetts. Bravo,

On the time, a rep for Glanville suggested us, “She has the utmost respect for Marco. One thing that occurred on the set that night time was requested by the producers and approved by Marco Vega himself.”

When she received right here once more for yet one more season in Morocco, Glanville thought the “activity” to ship additional of the an identical content material materials remained the an identical — nonetheless feels she was solely alerted of “new tips” as quickly as her incident with Manzo landed her in scorching water.

“Within the occasion that they’re going to have tips for us, we’ll’t be taking photos 15 hours a day, consuming all day prolonged,” she acknowledged, “and [producers] telling us to ‘convey the event [because] we don’t have a gift.’”

In response, a provide close to manufacturing suggested Net web page Six that Glanville was “not at all pressured to drink and, like all cast members, was solely impressed to be her real self” whereas filming.

“We are going to’t be taking photos 15 hours a day, consuming all day prolonged,” she suggested us in September 2023, “and [producers] telling us to ‘convey the event [because] we don’t have a gift.’” Instagram/Brandi Glanville

Net web page Six broke the knowledge in November that Peacock was debating whether or not or to not even air the Morocco arrange of “RHUGT” in mild of the scandal plaguing the season.

Within the meantime, Glanville suggested Net web page Six in September that she wants the footage to air so that followers can draw their very personal conclusions.

“The longer they push [my season] once more, the additional speculation there’s,” she sighed. “I merely want it to air and be accomplished, so all people can have their takeaways.”

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