- Stephanie Toone The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A fiery exchange between Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Kim Zolciak-Biermann and Kenya Moore has led to outrage and calls for the dismissal of Moore due to what many are calling transphobic insults.
During Sunday’s night episode, Zolciak-Biermann made a controversial return to the RHOA fold. Her return led to arguments with NeNe Leakes and Moore.
While Zolciak-Biermann dismissed Moore’s new marriage as “lies,” Moore questioned why the wife and mother of six was concerned with her marriage. The heated argument took an ugly turn when Moore made comments about “reassignment surgery.” She yelled
“Why do you have such a hard-on for me? Didn’t they cut it off during your reassignment surgery,” Moore quipped during the argument.
Those comments led many to call out Moore, showrunner Andy Cohen and Bravo on social media Monday.
Moore has indirectly described the opinions on her comments as “reaching.” She also shared a post of a fan that defended her comments Sunday night.
But that just stirred up more criticism, with several responses noting that insulting Zolciak-Biermann with the “reassignment” jab that made her statements transphobic.