Teddi Mellencamp is sharing her unfiltered ideas on “Two Ts in a Pod” co-host Tamra Decide’s heated feud with fellow Bravo podcaster Teresa Giudice.
“Right here’s the factor. Tamra took a variety of jabs from Teresa earlier than she went again,” the “Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills” alum, 41, explains on Web page Six’s “Digital Reali-Tea” podcast.
“Like, Teresa was poking that bear. On the pod, it takes quite a bit to get an activated Tam.”
Final month, “Actual Housewives of New Jersey” OG Giudice, 50, criticized Decide, 55, for inviting “RHONJ” alum Caroline Manzo as a visitor on “Two Ts in a Pod”— regardless that Manzo, 61, is at present at odds with Decide’s good pal Brandi Glanville.
Decide hit her breaking level after Giudice referred to as her a “dangerous pal” and fired again on the April 21 episode of her hit podcast with Mellencamp.
The “Actual Housewives of Orange County” star mentioned that she normally tries to “ignore” any detrimental feedback however thought to herself aloud, “Not right now brow, not right now ding dong, not right now jailbird – I’m not having it!”
Along with giving her detrimental tackle Decide and Mellencamp’s Manzo interview, Giudice beforehand accused the duo of inviting her and co-host Melissa Pfeister on “Two Ts in a Pod” to broaden their attain and achieve extra listeners.
Nonetheless, Mellencamp finds the assertion laughable as her podcast frequently tops charts and persistently surpasses Giudice and Pfeister’s “Namaste B$tches.”
“For those who’re going to name us out and act like we’re utilizing you to get one up … if you happen to’re going to say that, simply beat us as soon as,” she says. “Simply get extra downloads than us as soon as. After which begin throwing that form of shade. Only one time!”
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Whereas Mellencamp hopes Giudice will get higher at throwing shade, she is urging followers to remain within the shade — or no less than slap on some SPF — as the brand new face of the Melanoma Analysis Basis’s #GetNaked marketing campaign.
“For me, it was so essential as a result of I by no means understood the magnitude of pores and skin most cancers and melanoma. I actually didn’t,” says the accountability coach, who posed bare for the marketing campaign and its accompanying billboard in Occasions Sq..
“Like, rising up within the ‘80s, we’d exit, put oil on our pores and skin, iodine, sit on the market and bake, burn, peel after which do it once more.”
Melanoma is the deadliest type of pores and skin most cancers claiming practically 8,000 lives within the U.S. annually.
On the behest of BFF and former “RHOBH” co-star Kyle Richards, Mellencamp arrange an appointment together with her dermatologist final yr to take a look at a couple of regarding spots on her pores and skin.
She was finally recognized with Stage 2 melanoma in October 2022, however introduced she was cancer-free that December following a profitable surgical procedure to take away 11 melanomas and three lymph nodes from her again.
“I feel while you get information like that, at first you’re actually inward. I obtained turned down for all times insurance coverage. I keep in mind being like, ‘What? Am I dying?’” she recollects.
“[I was] actually simply in a detrimental headspace about it and form of unhappy,” she provides, explaining that her despondency rapidly advanced into advocacy.
“After which I spotted, what can I do to assist different individuals not make the identical errors that I made?”