just when The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City seemed to get along, Mary Cosby and Heather Gay got into it in the episode “Cinco de Mayhem.” Bravo fans have seen Cosby remind Gay of his single status, but Gay says there’s more to the conversation. Find out what else Cosby told Gay about his lack of a husband.
Tensions Run High Among ‘RHOSLC’ Cast In ‘Cinco De Mayhem’
In the episode of January 30, 2022, the RHOSLC the cast is still on a Mother’s Day trip to Zion and things seem to be going well. Each of the women takes a break to hike, mountain bike, or spend a day at the spa. But the peace between these women does not last long.
Tensions reach an all-time high over dinner when Cosby is asked to explain why she doesn’t consider the recently fired Jennie Nguyen a friend. This stirs up strong feelings for Lisa Barlow, who begins to question her friendship with Meredith Marks again. Soon, no one at the table is safe – including Gay, who has avoided drama so far this season.
When Nguyen reveals Cosby’s refusal to talk about her husband or his family during their day at the spa, Gay questions the decision. The topic of husband paying for the trip comes up, to which Cosby reminds Gay, “Me and her husband also stepped in – what does that mean, because you don’t.” Gay divorced Billy Gay in 2015.
Mary Cosby allegedly insulted Heather Gay for not having had a husband in the past
According to Gay, this isn’t the first time Cosby has used his lack of a husband to insult him. “She says, ‘You look like a man, that’s why you don’t have a man,'” Gay explained during The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City after the show.
Cosby also reportedly told Gay, “You don’t have a husband, why are you even here – it’s a housewives show. You can’t be a woman without a man. As Gay explained , which is why she reminded Cosby of her marriage to Robert Senior, whom Gay calls Cosby’s “stepfather” in “Cinco de Mayhem.”
“[Mary isn’t] just degrading me,” Gay said during the After the show. “You degrade every woman and single mother and I won’t stand for it.”
‘RHOSLC’s Mary Cosby Says She Was Trying to ‘Lighten Up’ Heather Gay in ‘Cinco de Mayhem’
Cosby also spoke about the comments during the After the show. “I don’t remember saying it, but I remember Heather saying something about ‘Jennie deserves to be here, her husband paid for this,'” Cosby recalled. , ‘You don’t have one, so you don’t deserve to be here?'”
Cosby claims she was trying to “enlighten Heather” with her words. “Why would I say that for no reason?” the RHOSLC star added.
Mary Cosby may be done with ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’
When the RHOSLC reunion filmed in January 2022, Cosby did not participate. “The only thing I have to say about the meeting is [that] I didn’t go because it was one-way,” she explained on Twitter spaces.
“And everyone heard one side of how they felt – they told lies. I wasn’t going to come into the meeting for a four part meeting and talk about this guy who died.
Not showing up for the reunion doesn’t confirm Cosby’s exit from the show, but it’s not pretty. “It’s her story to tell, but I felt like she couldn’t find any more gratitude to be on the show,” Andy Cohen said on his SiriusXM show.
Stay tuned to Showbiz Cheat Sheet for updates on Cosby’s involvement with RHOSLC. New episodes air Sunday nights at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.
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