Lisa Vanderpump smokes with California Governor Gavin Newsom for claiming to be “the most beautiful hypocrisy” around her involvement in an upscale restaurant amid the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.
The reality star and restaurant expressed their opposition on Monday and called Newsom in a tweet addressed to the Democratic governor.
“Hypocrisy in the most subtle way,” Vanderpump began in a tweet that has since been deleted. “@GavinNewsom The staff is very careful. Last week you were safe at 9 * 59 pm, but at 10 * 00:00 … no, it’s dangerous. Except in the French laundry.
Newsom was criticized last week after FOX 11 in Los Angeles acquired images of Newsom and his wife, apparently taken earlier this month, at the French Laundry restaurant in Napa Valley.
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The photos appear to show an unveiled Newsom among a large group of dining rooms.
Coronavirus cases continued to rise in the state, with Los Angeles County public health officials on Sunday suspending all outdoor meals at local restaurants, which begin Wednesday night, for three weeks.
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According to the Department of Public Health, Los Angeles County has identified 204 “epidemic” locations where restaurants and bars account for only 3.1% and come from almost every chain.
Los Angeles County officials reported nine new deaths and 2,718 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday
“Don’t do it the way I do, but do it the way I say,” Vanderpump tweeted on Newsom’s official Twitter manager on Monday, adding the #lockdown and #restaurant hashtags.
The reality star also hit its head among critics who disagreed with the way it used Vanderpump’s platform to call Newsom.
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“Wow super disappointing when I see you using your platform this way,” a commenter tweeted in response. Vanderpump replied, “Didn’t you see him in the French laundry? Hypocrisy is the most subtle.”
Newsom expressed regret after the shindig and admitted that he had “made a big mistake” by having dinner with the big group.
“I want to apologize to you because I have to preach and practice, not just preach and not practice, and I’ve done everything I can to do that,” he said. “We’re all human. We all fall behind sometimes.”
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Meanwhile, Vanderpump – who owns the PUMP, SUR and Tom Tom restaurants in Los Angeles and the Vanderpump cocktail garden in Las Vegas – also withdrew a commenter who said he shouldn’t have voted for Newsom if he hadn’t. disagrees with his position.
“You get what you vote for,” the critic tweeted. Vanderpump, who is from the United Kingdom and is not an American citizen, replied, “I did not vote and I cannot.”
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Vanderpump has another facility in Los Angeles called Villa Blanca, which was temporarily closed in March amid the pandemic. It was later announced that it would close permanently.
A Vanderpump spokesman did not respond to Fox News’ comments.