Real Housewives of Beverly Hills fans are trying to make their viewership their voice. A group of concerned folks on Reddit have decided to organize a boycott of the series’ upcoming 12th season because they are tired of seeing villains win. In particular, they are fed up with the exploits of Erika Jayne.

In a post on the /r/realhousewives subreddit, which is followed by 73,000 fans, a user decided to put together the boycott to express their frustration to the network. Their stirring, emotional plea read more like a revolutionary call to arms than a jaded television viewer.

“Aren’t you tired of being filled with anger and frustration after each episode? To feel helpless and exhausted as Bravo constantly allows the villains to win? To get away unscathed?

And realize that we are complicit to this? By our very act of continuing to watch, we’re allowing and enabling this to continue? That each and every one of our views contribute to Lisa and Erika’s salaries? That by going back next season, we are condoning their choice to keep terrible people who have perpetuated awful, abusive behavior with severe real life consequences?”

Responses to the call for a RHOBH boycott were lukewarm at best. Many users simply made fun of the original poster for being so angry over a television show. Others, though, voiced their support for the effort.

The boycott attempt probably won’t amount to much, but if it gains steam, it could potentially put a dent in the show’s ratings. Given the tepid reaction from other Redditors, it seems like the idea won’t get very much traction. You still have to admire the true passion of the fans, though.

Would you participate in a RHOBH boycott? Share your thoughts in the comments!

Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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