Garcelle Beauvais and Arika Jayne do not have the best of relationships at all and have been feuding for some time now. Recently, the animosity between them reached new heights when Erika trashed Garcelle’s new book. Now, Erika finally revealed what prompted this reaction from her.
Last week, Erika posted a photo of Beauvais’ memoir, “Love Me as I Am,” after she tossed it in a trashcan. She captioned the post, “@Garcelle even though you unfollowed me I’m sure you’ll see this,” The controversial move shocked fans, who took to social media to speculate about the topic.
Days later, the “Pretty Mess” singer answered a fan who asked her, “What made you throw the book out?” According to a social media screenshot by the Queens of Bravo Instagram account, Erika said in a response, “Her Instagram post. No need to use my name or very complicated legal and personal problems to sell her book. She has enough friends to help her.”
Meanwhile, Beauvais has been heavily promoting her book, which was released on April 12. She used a buzzy clip from the recent RHOBH Season 12 trailer in one of her plugs, which appears to be the post that Erika Jayne was referring to.
In the clip, Beauvais is seen telling her co-star, “Erika, I don’t have to make you look bad, you can do that on your own.” In a social media post to promote the book, Garcelle shared the clip with the caption, “You know how else you can look bad all on your own? By not pre-ordering your copy of #LoveMeAsIAm before it comes out on Tuesday.”
While Erika Jayne took offense to being used as a pawn in Beauvais’ book promotion, the RHOBH star’s other friends are gladly pitched in to help. Beauvais shared an Instagram video with celebrity friends such as Jaime Foxx, Kelly Ripa, Drew Barrymore, Paris Hilton, Andy Cohen, and more shouting “It’s here!” in celebration of her book’s arrival. You can check it all out below.
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