A reality TV star of the "Real Housewives" franchise was fired on Tuesday, Jan. 25, after social media posts of her mocking and disparaging the Black Lives Matter movement from 2020 resurfaced online.

Forty-four-year-old Jennie Nguyen, who was a cast member of the Bravo reality TV show "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City," was fired by the network after her racist comments from 2020 resurfaced on social media, with sources inside the studio saying that her castmates are happy with the decision, Page Six reported.

“Everyone is so relieved that Jennie was fired,” an unnamed source said. “Absolutely nobody wanted to film with her or be associated with her after the social media drama. The entire cast is excited to see her go.”

Nguyen’s comments spanned the six months after the Black Lives Matter movement was established in 2020 in response to several high-profile deaths in the hands of police officers, leading to many protests against police violence, according to the Daily Beast.

“I’m sick of people saying cops need more training,” one Facebook post read. “You had 18 years to teach your kids it’s wrong to loot, steal, set buildings a blaze, block traffic, laser people’s eyes, overturn cars, destroy buildings and attack citizens. Who failed who?”

Her castmates in "Real Housewives" were quick to condemn Nguyen, though they were reportedly not allowed to comment on the incident publicly until now.

“I am deeply offended by the racially insensitive posts and comments. It was infuriating to see her like and repost comments that made a mockery of and showed complete apathy toward those killed marching to bring awareness to the deep-seeded [sic] social justice issues that plague our country,” cast member Jen Shah said.

“I can finally speak out today and I want to say that I am deeply shocked saddened and disappointed by the blatantly racist and derogatory statements reshared and liked by one of my fellow castmates,” another one of her castmates, Heather Gay, said.

Acknowledging their slow response to the situation, Bravo said in a statement, “We recognize we failed to take appropriate action once [Nguyen’s] offensive social media posts were brought to our attention. Moving forward, we will work to improve our processes and make better informed and more thoughtful decisions.”

Jennie Nguyen, one of the cast members of "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City," was fired on Tuesday after her racist comments regarding the Black Lives Matter movement resurfaced recently on social media. This is a representational image. Kelsey Chance/Unsplash.

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