The feud continues Faith StowersIt appears that they are weighed in on Stassi Schroeder‘s latest book as speculation grew about its place on The New York Times’ bestseller list.
“I think it’s a sad, sad time for our community when someone can use white privilege to try and destroy you and then use that same privilege to make money off of you,” Stowers, 33, wrote via her Instagram Story on Thursday, May 5, appearing to reference her rocky history with her former Vanderpump RulesCostar, also 33.
The New Orleans native celebrated the success day prior with her book Get Off With My HeadThe album was released in April. “Holy sh*t. Off With My Head is a New York Times Bestseller!!! Omg,” she captioned an Instagram video on Wednesday, May 4, showing footage of the moment she got the news. “It feels freaking unreal to be recognized twice… and please ignore the foils. Blonde hair is a high-maintenance job. #owmh 😭😭😭.”
Along with the video, she shared a screenshot the official list, which showed her book as No. 8 in the Advice, Miscellaneous and How-To categories. “I’m so so so so SOOOOO PROUD OF YOU!! ❤️,” Schroeder’s husband, Beau ClarkI agree, wrote in the comments.
Some eagle-eyed fans noticed a small dagger icon beside the title of Schroeder’s memoir on the NYTAccording to one Instagram user ranking is a sign that the book might not have sold as well than its competitors. The symbol is often used by newspapers to indicate that a book is believed to have been added to the list by bulk purchases or other suspicious methods.
Stowers and the ex-SUR waitress have a complicated past. In June 2020, Us Weeklyconfirmed that Schroeder was a costar Kristen DouteThey were removed from Vanderpump Rules after Stowers — who was the only Black cast member — claimed that the women had wrongfully called the police on her years prior. Bravo alumna spoke out about her life after reality television. Get Off With My Head, acknowledging that she made “huge” mistakes before ultimately facing consequences for her actions.
“Just imagine making a terrible mistake, but one that has nothing to do with how good you are at your job. And one that doesn’t truly reflect who you are,” the “Good The Bad The Baby” podcaster wrote. “You’re told to stay quiet. You’re already ashamed of the mistake you made. You are already determined to fix it. But on top of that, every single person you know or have ever met knows about this mistake.”
Schroeder recalled feeling “lost” after her Bravo exit, noting that she and Doute, 39, reconnected after their shared experience. “There’s nothing like tragedy to bring people together. … What we went through was so traumatizing that it made all of our past friendship issues seem like nothing,” the TV personality noted. “It was more important to be there for each other than to hold on to grudges. There was no talk about the past. We just let it go.”
Stowers was previously mentioned by a spokesperson UsYou can find the Challenge alum supported the network’s decision to make big casting changes amid the controversy, adding in December 2020, “Faith has nothing but love for her previous costars and wishes them health and happiness.”