Despite the fact that many of you believe Karent and I have a strained relationship, we are mostly polite and cordial as you witnessed throughout the episode. But I have a responsibility (contractual obligation) to call it like I see it. And while I will not be the judge and jury (that’s your job), this is what I’ve come up with.
Karent really really wants to be liked, which causes her to behave in an overcompensating manner. Is that a heinous crime? No. But it does create a ripple effect, which has caused quite a bit of damage -- damage mind you, that I do not believe she intended or expected. But are we to ignore that so many of the evening’s “run ins” were somehow triggered or somewhat influenced by her behavior? Even the most fervent supporter would have to be deaf, dumb, and blind to deny that.
In order to make sense of all this “drama by Bravo” I had to break it down. I ask you to indulge me in this little self-administered Q and A. If you disagree with any of my answers, let me know.
Did Marysol need to be confronted about her attire? No.
Should Karent have asked Joe Francis if he “slept with both of them” after he clearly said “I dated both of them”? (I’ve reviewed the footage numerous times to confirm this.) No.