Joe Biden has chosen California senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. And although Harris is a native of Oakland, California, you may be surprised to learn that she has a special connection to The Real Housewives of Potomac.
In two separate Instagram posts shared shortly after Biden’s announcement, RHOP cast members Wendy Osefo and Gizelle Bryant both congratulated Harris, noting that all three women are members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
“Major congrats to MY SOROR @kamalaharris on being picked as the Vice Presidential nominee,” wrote Wendy, who claimed she was already privy to the news before it was announced. “Also, if you watch my IG story, I told y’all about this pick two weeks ago.”
“I’m screaming!! Congratulations to @kamalaharris my SOROR,” wrote Gizelle. “Excited to see history in the making. Thank you in advance for being a role model to my daughters.”
Candiace Dillard Bassett also took to Instagram to share her Kamala Harris connection: both women are Howard University alumni.
"A Howard Daughter will take the helm," wrote Candiace. "What a time."
According to the New York Times, Harris is the first woman of color to be nominated for national office on a major political party ticket. As reported by NBC News, Harris will be the first female, first Black, and first Asian American Vice President, if elected.
Technically, she is also the first VP candidate with a Real Housewives tagline, which you can listen to, below.
“I’ll give you my opinion, but my beliefs are never up for debate.” Pretty iconic!
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