RHOSLC's Meredith Marks "SHOCKED" By Jen Shah's Responsible Plea
Meredith Marks is not turning a chilly shoulder to co-star Jen Shah amid her ongoing legal troubles.
The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star revealed her sincere response to her co-star pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in reference to a telemarketing fraud scheme in July, plus the place they stand as we speak as Jen awaits sentencing.
"I used to be shocked," Meredith informed E! Information completely of Jen, who beforehand plead not guilty and denied any wrongdoing earlier than reversing her plea. "It is unhappy all the way in which round."
Meredith added of those that have been defrauded by Jen and her former assistant Stuart Smith, "There was by no means a query that there have been victims, there have been at all times victims whether or not Jen was concerned or not. In order that was by no means a problem. I at all times felt for the victims so that basically did not change."
The Bravolebrity continued, "Whether or not Jen was harmless or not, I at all times thought that she no less than believed in her innocence. So for her to change that plea was actually stunning to me and I am positive we'll be taught extra of the again story. I do not assume it is one thing she will be able to actually speak about till after sentencing. It is nonetheless an open case."
Amid all of the authorized woes, Meredith says she continues to be there for her pal and co-star.
"I feel Jen clearly wants help now," she shared. "I am not the decide, I am not the jury, it isn't my job to convict her, it is not my job to condemn her. So sure, I have been in contact and checking in to ensure she's OK. She's been by loads and it takes its toll. It is emotionally very tough I'd think about."
Meredith added, "And on the finish of the day she is a human being, you recognize? She is as all of us are and we make errors and if you are going to take accountability and try to do higher, then what else can we do?"
After all, Jen's case will not be the one supply of drama on RHOSLC season three. The shocking trailer previewed Meredith's feud with Lisa Barlow solely intensifying, plus former greatest buddies Heather Homosexual and Whitney Rose going by a possible falling out.
"You will see quite a lot of altering dynamics—quite a lot of chaos for positive," Meredith teased. "It's totally intense and it is considerably combative. I really feel like we do not have many peaceable dinners."
The Actual Housewives of Salt Lake Metropolis returns Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 9 p.m. on Bravo. Scroll by the official forged photographs under for extra season three scoop.
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