'RHOP': Former Star Katie Rost Under Fire For Referring To Season 5 As 'Ghetto' And 'Not Potomac'
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'RHOP': Former Star Katie Rost Under Fire For Referring To Season 5 As 'Ghetto' And 'Not Potomac'

Season 5 of The Real Housewives of Potomac ended months ago but the fight between Monique Samuels and Candiace Dillard is still a hot topic. One person who is obviously late to the conversation however is former cast member Katie Rost.

Rost was a full-time cast member on season 1. She appeared on the show in the friend role through season 4. But her decision to air out Bravo and production for orchestrating drama allegedly got her axed. 

Still, Rost decided to give her two cents on the fight during an Instagram live moment with her mother. Rost made it clear to note that she has not watched the show in years but does not agree with the behavior of the women.

“This is so sad,” Rost says at the beginning of the clip. “I never watched this until today. Mom, I never watched this until today, right? Like three years later. And I’m now watching it. Guess what? This is not Potomac baby. This is not Potomac…This is like — what is this? What is this? This is ghetto as sh*t and it’s so not awesome. Bye. “

“Guys, swear to God I never watched this season or the next, ’cause I don’t care if I’m not there. I turned on Bravo this morning and finally seeing this,” she further explained. “Late gate Katie. This is so ghetto, this is not Potomac.”

When a follower of hers noted that labeling her co-stars as “ghetto” could be degrading, Rost didn’t back down.

“When I was in elementary school the dictionary said ghetto was 1a. The Jewish part of town – definitions evolve,” she wrote back.

This isn’t the first time Rost has been under fire for comments about race or class. Rost, who has a Black mother and a white father, is known in Potomac circles as a “gala girl” who is heavily involved in local charities. She notably threw her children (who have a white father) children a Jewish name ceremony party. She also spoke openly of her affinity for Jewish men and also clashed with co-stars Robyn Dixon and Gizelle Bryant over her decision to not classify herself or her children as specifically Black. 

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