Show support. Kristen Doute and her friend, Alex Menache, attended a Black Lives Matter protest after she shot Vanderpump rules last month for past racist actions.
“Thank you @iketweezy and @ronnyrock, you are doing great things,” Menache wrote in his Instagram stories of a video he made on Saturday, July 26.
Menache, who has been connected to Doute, 37 since March, shared a clip of the peaceful protest in Los Angeles, where all attendees knelt. For her part, Doute wore a black face mask amid the coronavirus pandemic and a denim blouse while she attended the event.
Thanks for making his [sic] great community for 60 days, ”he added. “It is so powerful and important. #kneelforjustice. “
Saturday was the 60th day of nocturnal kneeling started by a friend of Menache and Doute’s in Venice, California, after the death of George Floyd in custody in May. The protest takes place every night in the city of LA, as individuals gather and kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds – the time when a police officer held his knee to Floyd’s neck while the man called for help and said he couldn’t breathe.
The couple took part in the demonstration after they returned from Kentucky to visit the former van Doute Vanderpump rules costars Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright.
The couple’s escape came days after the He’s driving you crazy The author spoke out for the first time since her discharge from the Bravo series in June for her racist comments about the former costar Faith Stowers in 2018.
“I think the most important thing I’ve learned is that I have so much to learn,” the Michigan resident said on the July 15 episode of the “Hollywood RawPodcast with Dax Holt and Adam Glyn. “I know that’s a super cliché and a lot of people say that, but it’s absolutely true because I think I thought I understood racism, but now I’m really learning about unconscious biases.”
She added, “Learning about anti-racism. Learn how we can do things locally to really make changes and put local work into your community to make those changes I think [are] so important.”
Us weekly confirmed on June 9 that the T-shirt designer was one of the four stars in the reality series that would not return for its 9th season. Doute and Stassi Schroeder were fired after Stowers, 31, recalled a time when the two of her years earlier wrongly called the police.
Newbies Max Boyens and Brett Caprioni were also pulled from the show after their racist comments reappeared in the past.
Doute publicly apologized for her actions, as Schroeder, 32, told a source U.S on June 8 that the ladies “had not contacted Faith directly.”
After losing her job and taking her Witches of WeHo wines off the shelves, Doute has reconnected with Schroeder.
“Stassi and Kristen are currently friends,” a source said U.S only on July 10, after the earlier consequences of the two. “Together they go through this together and the experience has brought them closer together again.”
The pair were spotted at lunch with the co-founder of their wine company Katie Maloney early July, weeks after the Next Level Basic author confirmed she is expecting her first child with fiancé Beau Clark.
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