‘Love and Marriage DC’ Exclusive: Monique Samuels Reluctant to Come Back

Monique Samuels is back on TV!

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But the former ‘Real Housewives of Potomac’ star says he agreed to join OWN’s new show ‘Love and Marriage: DC’ after much prayer and family reunion.

Jenny Bolden, senior content director at BOSSIP, has been reluctant to discuss her recent appearance in ‘The Nightcap with Carlos King’ and Samuels, who was reluctant to do another connected unscripted series after her previous experience, before the premiere of the brand new series. . Monique also talks about how the two became friends after she announced she was leaving RHOP.

Monique Samuels Carlos speaks of friendship with the king

Carlos just raised his hand and said, ‘Hey, I just want you to know that I understand what you’re going through and I’m here for you.’ “Monique told Basip. “One day I literally woke up and he was in my head, so I sent him a DM that said, ‘Can we talk?’ And he said, ‘Of course.’

“I didn’t even know what I wanted to talk to her about but my husband and I talked to her on the phone for two hours,” Monique continued. “It simply came to our notice then. So we just made a beautiful friendship. ”

Monique Samuels prayed for an offer to do ‘Love and Marriage: DC’

“A few months passed and he said, ‘Hey, I just got a chance to make’ Love and Marriage ‘a franchise on OWN and I want to do’ Love and Marriage: DC ‘with you and I was,’ Wow so an ensemble. ? I was like, I don’t know if I’m Carlos or not. ‘ But we gave it some time and we came back and he said ‘We want to make this show around you and your husband which means I want you to give me a couple that you think would be very appropriate. Your familiar and familiar couple. ‘

“So I talked to my husband, I talked to my kids, I talked to my family, I told them what was on the table and we made a decision and said ‘OK, maybe that’s the first shot we’ve been hoping for.’ The time is near, ‘which was to show a beautiful black family and beautiful black love outside of stereotypes, and perhaps this is what God has prepared for us and we are here.’

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