Real Housewives Of Potomac: Candiace Dillard Bassett confronts Ashley Darby over friend’s gossip


Candiace Dillard Bassett was enraged when she realized Ashley Darby brought the woman who had accused her husband of flirting to a group event on Sunday night’s Real Housewives of Potomac on Bravo.

Ashley, 34, made it a point of making sure Candiace, 35, met and realized that the woman Deborah Williams was at a variety show Karen Huger put on at the DC Improv club.

The episode also featured Mia Thornton delving further into her relationship with her close friend Jacqueline Blake after Karen spread gossip that the two had been intimate in the previous episode.

Putting her in her place: Candiace Dillard Bassett was enraged when she realized Ashley Darby brought the woman who had accused her husband of flirting to a group event on Sunday night’s Real Housewives of Potomac on Bravo

‘You said Chris was grabbing on her?’ Candiace said. ‘Is this the one?’

‘He wasn’t grabbing on me,’ Deborah said. ‘He was flirting heavily.’

Candiace asked what Chris said to her that would make her believe that. Deborah said that after she told Chris Basset that her husband was also named Chris that he kept moving his elbow closer to hers and made a comment like all Chrises were alike.

Details: Candiace asked what Chris said to her that would make her believe that. Deborah said that after she told Chris Basset that her husband was also named Chris that he kept moving his elbow closer to hers and made a comment like all Chrises were alike

Details: Candiace asked what Chris said to her that would make her believe that. Deborah said that after she told Chris Basset that her husband was also named Chris that he kept moving his elbow closer to hers and made a comment like all Chrises were alike

‘I wasn’t the only one he was giving googly eyes to at the bar,’ Deborah said.

After the show Ashley tried to talk to Candiace but she said no.

‘Why are you trying to dismiss my friend?’ Ashley said. ‘Can you just clear the air.’

‘No,’ Candiace said.

‘Why is Ashley insisting I talk to Sesame Street?’ Candiace said in a confessional. ‘Because Ashley is a messy ho.’

Shut down: After the show Ashley tried to talk to Candiace but she said no. 'Why are you trying to dismiss my friend?' Ashley said. 'Can you just clear the air.' 'No,' Candiace said

Shut down: After the show Ashley tried to talk to Candiace but she said no. ‘Why are you trying to dismiss my friend?’ Ashley said. ‘Can you just clear the air.’ ‘No,’ Candiace said

Uninterested: 'Why is Ashley insisting I talk to Sesame Street?' Candiace said in a confessional. 'Because Ashley is a messy ho.'

Uninterested: ‘Why is Ashley insisting I talk to Sesame Street?’ Candiace said in a confessional. ‘Because Ashley is a messy ho.’

The episode titled Mic Drop! opened with Karen Huger, 59, going with her husband to tour the DC Improv comedy club to prepare for her The Grande Dame & Friends show.

Meanwhile, Mia Thornton, 38, and her husband Gordon, 70, had Jacqueline Blake, 37, over to their house.

‘Jacqueline is like our sister wife without benefits,’ Mia said in a confessional.

Friendly: Mia Thornton, 38, and her husband Gordon, 70, had Jacqueline Blake, 37, over to their house

Friendly: Mia Thornton, 38, and her husband Gordon, 70, had Jacqueline Blake, 37, over to their house

Nothing to see here: Jacqueline said that Gizelle Bryant, 52, quizzed them about their relationship. 'Yeah we take showers together because we are comfortable with one another and we look great,' Jacqueline said. 'It¿s a great view'

Nothing to see here: Jacqueline said that Gizelle Bryant, 52, quizzed them about their relationship. ‘Yeah we take showers together because we are comfortable with one another and we look great,’ Jacqueline said. ‘It’s a great view’

Jacqueline said that Gizelle Bryant, 52, quizzed them about their relationship.

‘Yeah we take showers together because we are comfortable with one another and we look great,’ Jacqueline said. ‘It’s a great view.’

Gordon said Mia needed to take more showers with him.

‘They think it’s a sexual thing but it’s not,’ Jacqueline said.

Mia said it started when she made the comment about how Jacqueline was driving in a Porsche. Jacqueline said her income qualified for the car but that Mia gave her money for the down payment.

Just friends: Gordon said Mia needed to take more showers with him. 'They think it¿s a sexual thing but it¿s not,' Jacqueline said

Just friends: Gordon said Mia needed to take more showers with him. ‘They think it’s a sexual thing but it’s not,’ Jacqueline said

Ashley went out for drinks with her friends Deborah, Sydney and Jules. Gizelle joined them. 

Gizelle said she hadn’t seem them since their Spring fling party and wanted to find out what happened. Deborah said Candace’s husband Chris came up to her at the party and was chatting to her at the bar during the party. Deborah said that Wendy Osefo’s husband Eddy was also flirtatious and smiley.

‘To me that’s not an isolated incident,’ Ashley said. ‘I felt like with them trying to have a baby, that they were probably going through a lot.’

Letting loose: Ashley went out for drinks with her friends Deborah, Sydney and Jules. Gizelle joined them

Letting loose: Ashley went out for drinks with her friends Deborah, Sydney and Jules. Gizelle joined them

Too close: Deborah said Candace¿s husband Chris came up to her at the party and was chatting to her at the bar during the party

Too close: Deborah said Candace’s husband Chris came up to her at the party and was chatting to her at the bar during the party

Ashley said wanted to let Candiace know what was happening so she wouldn’t end up like her down the road. She said that Candiace did not appreciate it.

Wendy later told her husband Eddy what Ashley’s friend was saying about him.

‘She accused me of flirting when I smile?’ Eddy said.

‘You smile at everybody,’ Wendy said. ‘You even smile at the dog.’

Smiley: Wendy later told her husband Eddy what Ashley¿s friend was saying about him. 'She accused me of flirting when I smile?' Eddy said. 'You smile at everybody,' Wendy said. 'You even smile at the dog'

Smiley: Wendy later told her husband Eddy what Ashley’s friend was saying about him. ‘She accused me of flirting when I smile?’ Eddy said. ‘You smile at everybody,’ Wendy said. ‘You even smile at the dog’

Mia, Gizelle and Robyn Dixon, 43, met up for lunch. Gizelle told Mia about how Karen shared with everyone the story about how she looked in Jacqueline’s ‘cootch’ with a flashlight. Mia said from now on that she would not talk about things in front of Karen anymore.

The women gathered at the improv club for Karen’s event and Mia let them know that she wasn’t happy that Karen ran her mouth and told everyone the details of their private girlfriend chat.

Robyn reached over and let Candiace know that Ashley’s friend Deborah, who she said spread the rumors about her husband flirting, was sitting at their table.

Gossip: Mia, Gizelle and Robyn Dixon, 43, met up for lunch. Gizelle told Mia about how Karen shared with everyone the story about how she looked in Jacqueline¿s 'cootch' with a flashlight

Gossip: Mia, Gizelle and Robyn Dixon, 43, met up for lunch. Gizelle told Mia about how Karen shared with everyone the story about how she looked in Jacqueline’s ‘cootch’ with a flashlight

‘I do not acknowledge Sesame Street characters,’ Candiace said in a confessional. ‘They belong at Sesame Street.’

Karen followed her security guard to the stage, had a comedian do an act and brought a drag queen Jasmine Master’s to be on stage with her as part of her show. She then took questions from the audience. Mia stood up.

‘What do you do when you share something with a friend of yours, and she runs her mouth and tells her friends?’ Mia said.

Q&A: Karen followed her security guard to the stage, had a comedian do an act and brought a drag queen Jasmine Master¿s to be on stage with her as part of her show. She then took questions from the audience. Mia stood up

Q&A: Karen followed her security guard to the stage, had a comedian do an act and brought a drag queen Jasmine Master’s to be on stage with her as part of her show. She then took questions from the audience. Mia stood up

Coming for her: 'What do you do when you share something with a friend of yours, and she runs her mouth and tells her friends?' Mia said

Coming for her: ‘What do you do when you share something with a friend of yours, and she runs her mouth and tells her friends?’ Mia said

‘I think Miss Thornton is putting me on the chopping block,’ Karen said. ‘But whatever I said about you Mia was the truth. Get over it. It’s all right.’

‘Transparency is key,’ Mia said. ‘And if I tell you something don’t run and tell these two.’

‘I will work on it, I’m not perfect,’ Karen said.

Half-hearted response: 'Transparency is key,' Mia said. 'And if I tell you something don¿t run and tell these two.' 'I will work on it, I'm not perfect,' Karen said

Half-hearted response: ‘Transparency is key,’ Mia said. ‘And if I tell you something don’t run and tell these two.’ ‘I will work on it, I’m not perfect,’ Karen said

Someone then told Mia her breast had popped out from her top .

‘Sorry my Barbie kitties are out,’ Mia said.

Gizelle was not impressed with Karen’s show.

‘She just thinks her mere presence is important,’ Gizelle said in a confessional. ‘It’s not, girl.’

The Real Housewives of Potomac will return next week on Bravo. 

Unimpressed: Gizelle was not impressed with Karen¿s show. 'She just thinks her mere presence is important,' Gizelle said in a confessional. 'It¿s not, girl.' The Real Housewives of Potomac will return next week on Bravo

Unimpressed: Gizelle was not impressed with Karen’s show. ‘She just thinks her mere presence is important,’ Gizelle said in a confessional. ‘It’s not, girl.’ The Real Housewives of Potomac will return next week on Bravo

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