BRAVO edited out Kenya Moore’s “offensive” Native American Halloween costume from a March episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
The 50-year-old, as well as the network, apologized shortly after the broadcast, and now the costume has been take out of a new version of the episode, according to Variety.
Though it’s been a couple of months since the RHOA Halloween episode, Bravo makes its shows available for fans on its app, website, and on VOD.
After fan outrage, the network did a re-edit shortly after the airing to remove most scenes of Kenya’s outfit, instead only showing her briefly as – what she called herself – a “warrior princess.”
The reality TV star was slammed by fans, housewives, and non-profit organizations alike after she wore a Native American headdress as a costume.
She quickly took to social media to express her regret in wearing the costume, which she had previously claimed was a "warrior princess" one.
She wrote: "I want to sincerely apologize for inappropriately wearing the Native American headdress as a costume.
"I now realize that this was both disrespectful and insensitive and would never have done it if I had that knowledge and understanding beforehand.
"I regret it. When you know better, you do better. I am genuinely sorry."
During the RHOA episode in question, fans were treated to a quarantine-styled Halloween party as Falynn Guobadia invited the ladies over.
As Kenya entered Falynn's home, the hostess looked visibly uncomfortable with her costume.
Drew Sidora – who was dressed as a feline – told the cameras: "Kenya's Native American costume is super problematic but I'm not trying to ruffle any feathers.
"But it feels like I'm the only one who has an issue with Kenya Moore's decisions."
Porsha Williams, disgusted, also told the producers: "Kenya is a Native American warrior. I thought we weren't doing that anymore. I know this girl was crazy but add lame to the list, add whack to the list."
These comments are still part of the new edited version, though Kenya in the costume they're referencing has been taken out.
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