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‘Very hurtful, disgusting and damaging’

“Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” alum Annemarie Wiley shut down allegations that she and her husband, Marcellus Wiley, are transphobic, even though they believe trans athletes should not compete against cis athletes.

While speaking to Carlos King on Tuesday’s episode of his “Reality with the King” podcast, the former Bravolebrity shut down claims that many of her scenes on the show were cut due to alleged transphobia and her husband’s political views.

“I’m very happy to address this topic,” she said. “Calling someone transphobic is very hurtful, disgusting and damaging. »

The forty-year-old then affirmed that “no one is transphobic” because she supports the trans community, trans rights and women’s sport.

“Calling someone transphobic is very hurtful, disgusting and damaging,” she said.
The former “RHOBH” star said she and her husband have a problem with trans women playing against cis women in sports because of their physical differences.

However, she pointed out that they have a problem with transgender women playing against cisgender women in sports because of their physical differences.

“My husband’s position on this is that he is not in favor of that, and he is in favor of creating safe spaces for everyone, and I agree with that,” she said. -she declared.

The nurse anesthetist then claimed she was “harassed” and “attacked” by her “RHOBH” castmates because of their opinions. However, those conversations never happened during the season.

Page Six reached out to Bravo but did not immediately receive a response.

“My husband’s position on this is that he is not in favor of that, and he is in favor of creating safe spaces for everyone, and I agree with that,” she said. -she declared. Instagram/@annemariewiley
Last year, the former NFL star said he had “a problem with transgender athletes trying to compete against biological women.” MovieMagic

More than a year ago, the couple came under fire when Marcellus said on social media that he had “a problem with transgender athletes trying to compete against biological women.”

“Why can’t guys who become women actually empower women by competing with men? “” the former NFL player, 49, wrote on Instagram at the time.

Annemarie’s time on the show was later cut short when she was fired after just one season.

“I just found out today that I will not be returning to ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.’ To say I’m disappointed is an understatement,” she wrote via Instagram on March 21.

“Why can’t guys who become women actually empower women by competing with men? » he wrote on Instagram last February. Getty Images for ESPN
Last month, Annemarie announced that she had been fired from “RHOBH” after just one season on the show. Chelsea Lauren/Shutterstock

The mother-of-four added that she had been “excited” to join the cast and did what she was “asked” to do during filming, but she later realized that it was was a “rookie mistake”.

Annemarie said she was “disappointed” that viewers “never got to see the real me or even get a glimpse of my unique life story.” She also said that she wished her family life had been shown more on television.


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Following her news, many believed that the real reason she was fired was her opinions on trans athletes and politics.

Additionally, months before the season premiere on Bravo, a former classmate of Marcellus’s at Columbia University alleged that he attacked her in the fall of 1994 when he was a sophomore and star football player.

The nurse anesthesiologist said she was “disappointed” that viewers “never got to see the real me or even get a glimpse of my unique life story.” Nicole Weingart/Bravo
During Season 13 of the hit Bravo show, Annemarie spent a lot of time questioning her co-star Sutton Stracke after the boutique owner revealed she had esophageal stricture. Casey Durkin/Bravo

According to the lawsuit filed in November 2023 and obtained by The Post, Marcellus allegedly forced himself on the woman in her freshman dorm.

She claimed he ignored her verbal objections and took her virginity, which she said caused her to attempt suicide.

Marcellus denied these claims in a lengthy YouTube video.

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