Brandi Redmond, one of the stars of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Dallas, has said she is quitting the show after welcoming her fourth child. The 42-year-old reality TV star made the announcement on Instagram on Sunday. Redmond and her husband Bryan Redmond announced the birth of their daughter Brilynn Mari Redmond on February 13. Redmond has been a member of the RHOD cast since the series launched in 2016.
“Today I pray that life will bring happiness to each of you and in prayer John 10:28 kept calling me,” Redmond wrote, noting that she included the Bible verse in another slide on the Instagram post. She went on to note that she “prayed that the baggage of mistakes, the feeling of rejection, use and unworthiness is no longer tied to the soul of anyone.”
“I choose to free myself and lean on Jesus and I pray that you will join me if you too have these desires,” Redmond continued. “We are worth happiness, grace, love, compassion and much more. Stay strong and believe in yourself bc God still believes in you and is with you. I also want to thank you all for being a part of my journey over the past few years. I loved sharing my life with you but sometimes things end. The best kind of ending is a happy ending and I choose happiness. I send you all my love and prayers. “
The RHOD cast members wished Redmond good luck in the comments section of the article, Us Weekly notes. “I love you so much and you deserve to be happy,” wrote Stephanie Hollman. “Brandi I love you so much that you have my support on whatever you decide how lucky you are to have you as a true friend,” added Kathy Brittingham. “I love you! May God continue to bless you and your family, ”D’Andra Simmons said.
Redmond was at the center of controversy in 2020 when a video of her mocking Asians resurfaced ahead of the start of Season 5. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight in February, Hollman said she was surprised Redmond was returning for the show. fifth season. “I was surprised that she came back this year at times because she struggled with it,” said Hollman, who is a close friend of Redmond. “Like, am I coming back? Am I walking away? It’s a tough thing, I think, for her to put in there, and she knew it would bring up a lot and it was a tough decision for her to make.I don’t know if she’s still happy with the did, but I think she’s glad she looked it in the face and at least got to apologize to the public and the people she offended. “
The video at the center of the controversy was posted on Redmond’s Instagram Story in 2017 and was shared by LeeAnn Locken’s wedding planner Steve Kemble. In January 2020, Redmond issued an apology on Twitter. “A video of me resurfaced three years ago that I had at the time posted and quickly deleted, and then immediately apologized for my callousness,” Redmond wrote at the time. “I would again like to sincerely apologize for my offensive actions.”