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Karen: My Emotions at the Luncheon Were Very Raw
"The Grand Dame of Potomac" discusses the comments she made at Gizelle's luncheon and her mama bear instincts.
Bravotv.com: How is Rayvin doing in college? Were you able to see her every month? Any kissing you know of?
Karen Huger: Rayvin is doing great in college. While it was an adjustment for me she handled it like a pro and lovingly made sure I did NOT make my monthly visits as I had planned. I sent away my baby and got a young woman back in return. Our mother/daughter bond is stronger than ever. I’m very proud of her.Bravotv.com: What were you feeling going into the “come to Jesus” lunch considering your issues with Ashley?
KH: I appreciated Gizelle putting together the luncheon and I wanted to support that effort. I felt that attending the luncheon so soon after my cocktail party was risk. My emotions were very raw. I was very much still in my mama bear mode concerning Ashley.
- Bravotv.com: Tell us about tell Ashley she should have her own children — and then your comments on respecting other peoples’ perspective. Do you stand by both statements?
KH: Ashley shared with as all, her desire to have her own child; she very much wants to be a mom. I wish that for her as well. I feel that once she holds her own child in her arms she will better understand my boundaries/perspectives concerning parenting and my desire to protect my child.
Bravotv.com: What was your relationship with Ashley going into the Reunion? Did you feel your beef was squashed after the luncheon?
KH: I had not seen nor spoken with Ashley going into the reunion and emotions on both sides were still very high. I walked away from the luncheon feeling we had made progress but there was still work to be done.