REAL Housewives of Potomac’s Monique Samuels has been charged with assault after an alleged battle with Candiace Dillard.
The 36-year-old star was accused of an altercation along with her co-star on 16th October.
E! News have now obtained court docket summons dated from the seventh November, exhibiting that Monique has been charged with second-degree assault from Maryland’s District Court docket of Montogomery Nation.
Candiace , 32, can also be stated to have filed the grievance to the court docket immediately, with Monique anticipated to seem in entrance of a choose on 23rd December.
People journal report that she could possibly be “arrested on the spot” if a choose guidelines Candiace’s declare has “probable cause” – with the fees she faces having the potential to result in time in jail.
The identical publication report that Monique and Candiace obtained concerned in a bodily altercation whereas at a cocktail party with their Actual Housewives’ co-stars.
A supply shared: “Samuels grabbed Dillard by the hair and pulled her down.
“Bravo cameras were said to be filming the incident the whole time, for the franchise’s upcoming fifth season.”
Candiace’s legal professional stated in a press release: “At the moment, we don’t wish to say an excessive amount of and simply permit the felony course of to play out.
“We only ask everyone to pray for our client Candiace and her family. The physical assault, humiliation and emotional distress have all been very painful and difficult for Candiace, as it would be for anyone attacked so viciously.”
They added: “We additionally pray that Monique will get some assist.
“The summons to court charge of Second Degree Assault is just one step below first-degree assault and must be taken very seriously. This behaviour has no place in our society.”
Monique and Candiace were originally good friends in the reality series, but their relationship fell apart during the show’s fourth season.