“I love that Lisa’s free enough to do the videos and be dancing, but the dancing nearly naked is not a choice for me if I had a daughter that had body issues,” Garcelle noted. She also discussed the videos directly with Lisa in the August 12 episode, saying, “We took a dance class, and we sat on the floor afterward, just talking about our kids and I asked you, ‘Do you think that your body image affected your daughter in any way? I don’t even have a daughter, [but] dancing on Instagram in a bathing suit or underwear?”
In the episode, Lisa responded with, “I actually don’t think that is what caused Amelia’s anorexia. People are going to judge all of us as mothers,” but the conversation did not end there.
Lisa and her 19-year-old daughter, Amelia Gray Hamlin, who has previously opened up about her past eating disorder battle, responded to Garcelle’s comment by uploading yet another dancing video on August 13. Lisa posted a clip of Amelia busting a move in the family’s home with the caption, “I’d say she’s thriving,” adding the hashtag “Mother of the year.”
Amelia also commented on the post, writing, “My question is, why would your dancing videos make me ‘feel bad’??? Who was she trying to body shame??”
Lisa Rinna's older daughter, Delilah Belle Hamlin, also commented, writing, "YES HUNNY SHE LOVES HERSELF."
In the video above, Garcelle noted that she regrets her comments. On the July 29 episode of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen: @ Home, Andy asked, “Was there a time that you said something and immediately regretted it, Garcelle?” to which she responded, “Absolutely.” When asked to elaborate, she said, “Oh damn, I knew you were going to ask. I think when I mentioned about Rinna dancing on social media.”
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