With a trial looming, two stars of the Bravo “Real Housewives” franchise settled a stinky slander lawsuit out of a Miami court Tuesday with what sounded like a heartfelt apology.
“Real Housewives of Miami’s” Joanna Krupa agreed to dismiss her action against her “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” colleague Brandi Glanville, who had claimed in several interviews that an ex-boyfriend of Krupa’s complained of the malodorousness of her vagina.
The lawsuit was slowly headed into its third year when the settlement was signed by both women.
The terms are confidential, said Krupa attorney Ray Rafool, but the announcement of the deal was accompanied with this apology from Glanville: “I want to apologize to Joanna Krupa for the statements I have made about her. I regret ever making such statements about Joanna Krupa; I also certainly never intended my statements to be taken so seriously and out of proportion. I apologize as I never wanted my statements to affect Joanna Krupa's reputation, and I wish her nothing but continued success in life.”
Records show Miami-Dade County Circuit Court Judge Pedro Echarte Jr. had saved a four-week time slot starting Aug. 7 for the trial in this case.
Krupa wanted Glanville to pay her big money as punishment for spreading rumors both on and off the air of cable’s Bravo about the Polish beauty’s allegedly unsavory lady parts.
Glanville, who was on “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” until 2015, says she didn’t do anything wrong and was just repeating something she heard from one of Krupa’s exes.
Glanville’s legal team had ordered medical records from Krupa’s gynecologist.
Said Rafool: “My client Joanna Krupa and I are pleased with the settlement of this matter.”