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Lisa Vanderpump Breaks Her Silence On Brett Caprioni And Max Boyens’ Past Offensive & Racist Tweets — RHOP’s Candiace Dillard Weighs In!

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum Lisa Vanderpump broke her silence after Vanderpump Rules new cast members Max Boyens and Brett Caprioni came under fire this week over their past racist tweets resurfaced on social media.

“I do not condone any of the heinous comments made in the past by Max and Brett and I am glad they understand the severity of their offenses and have shown utmost remorse and contrition,” she said in a statement to Us Weekly. “I embrace a community of diversity and do not tolerate bigotry of any form within my workplace.”

Vanderpump added that both Boyens and Caprioni are “appropriately ashamed of their past obnoxious teenage arrogance and casual use of unacceptable terms.”

LVP concluded: “While both have now matured as adults, they have shown remorse for their prior reckless defamatory statements. I do sincerely believe both have learned the power and impact words can have, and I have every hope this will be a lifelong lesson for them as we move into this new decade.”

Meanwhile, Real Housewives of Potomac star Candiace Dillard Bassett shared her thoughts on the controversial topic of Brett and Max using the N-word in their past tweets.

“I have much to say about this but for now, I’ll say this: white people have ZERO claim over the n word. None. Not in jest. Not colloquially. Not contentiously. Just not. Just don’t do it. Don’t @ me. More on this later. #AnACTUALexampleofracismiscomingtothesurface,” she tweeted.

Caprioni and Boyens made headlines after social media users started sharing screenshots of their offensive tweets from 2011 and 2012, which included homophobic, sexist and racist tweets. Caprioni and Boyens have since publically apologized.

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