Buckle up, ‘RHOP’ followers. On this EXCLUSIVE new interview, Ashley Darby says the third and ultimate a part of the reunion, which airs on Dec. 27, will go away you speechless.

The primary two components of The Real Housewives of Potomac reunion lined lots of floor already, however the third and ultimate half, which airs on Dec. 27 and runs a full 90 minutes, might be explosive, Ashley Darby informed HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY whereas dishing on all the things that’s gone down up to now. From her husband Michael‘s many indiscretions and butt grabs to Candiace Dilliard‘s “hateful” feedback as to whether or not the present ought to proceed with each Monique Samuels and Candiace subsequent season, Ashley didn’t maintain again. And, actually, that’s why we love her.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: Following the primary two components of the RHOP reunion, lots of followers have been criticizing you for not holding your husband accountable for his actions. What do you say to that?

ASHLEY DARBY: I positively do maintain my husband accountable. I might say that not everybody will get to see all the things we speak about. And it’s a must to keep in mind that my marriage goes each single day, three hundred and sixty five days a 12 months. So, whereas sure, you’re seeing snippets of it, it’s a must to keep in mind that in the end, you recognize, my marriage is an ever-steady presence in my life. So not all the things goes to be on the tv.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: Why do you assume you and Michael have stayed collectively after all of the drama that’s unfolded? And do you worry that one other indiscretion may occur sooner or later?

ASHLEY DARBY: Effectively, Michael and I’ve stayed collectively as a result of our relationship has at all times been actually complicated. Now we have many elements which have influenced our relationship from the start: our race, our age distinction, our political beliefs, which at the moment are extra aligned. However beforehand, we have been on so many various sides of the taking part in subject, so we’re used to having that type of scrutiny. And the best way that we simply preserve going is we speak about it, and actually, all the things that occurs is a studying lesson for us. And whereas sure, everybody has seen that we’ve had our share of challenges, we actually have recovered from them. And we work actually, actually exhausting. Michael and I be sure we have now good communication as a result of in the end there might be these challenges. It’s simply the best way it’s. I’ve had them with my household. I’ve them with my associates, have with my husband, and so we simply preserve working by them and we speak about it, and I’m not frightened about an indiscretion now as a result of I do belief him. We’ve been engaged on rebuilding our belief collectively. And if Michael did determine that he didn’t wish to be on this household, then that may be a selection that he made. And I must settle for it and transfer on. So I can’t preserve residing in worry about what might occur. I’ve to acknowledge what is going on, how he has proven me how dedicated he’s to our household and work from there.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: Is it as a result of your belief in him that you simply not really feel the necessity for a post-nuptial settlement?

ASHLEY DARBY: Sure, the post-nuptial settlement actually shouldn’t be actually essential, contemplating the truth that our pre-nuptial settlement is now null and void. So actually, it was only a piece of paper that in the end — what would I’ve requested for? Now we have a shared curiosity in our household, he’s a stellar dad, and our kids are his first precedence. So I don’t actually have that worry anymore. The post-nuptial settlement actually was simply extra so if I felt like we weren’t on the identical web page and we weren’t attending to a greater place. However we have now made a lot progress, I promise you.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: How did you are feeling when Candiace made robust accusations about your husband through the reunion? She insisted he had intercourse with the girl he had a sleepover with.

ASHLEY DARBY: I don’t know if I might care any much less about something that comes from Candiace’s mouth. Actually, um, she is an individual who — it’s very obvious in her social media conduct, and within the interviews that she does, that she’s only a actually hateful particular person. And I’m not going to let myself get caught up in her narrative. She’s so consumed with what I’ve occurring in my life. However she and her husband want to handle no matter points they’ve of their lives and the shortcomings or no matter they’ve of their marriage. As a result of I guarantee you, none of us are excellent, so I don’t hearken to her.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: RHOP alum Katie Ross additionally mentioned she had a sexual encounter with somebody within the solid, however you swore it wasn’t you when it was introduced up through the reunion. Have you learnt who it was?

ASHLEY DARBY: So it’s actually attention-grabbing as a result of everybody swore that it was me. I might inform you at this level if it was me, and I used to be simply getting slammed with all of that. But when I had carried out it, I might admit it, initially, however based mostly on the context clues shared, there are some theories as to who it might be. The girl clearly lives in Potomac and he or she has a storage. So it’s one thing it’s a must to form of deduce based mostly on these descriptions.

Ashley Darby filming the Season 5 reunion of ‘RHOP’. (Heidi Gutman/Bravo)

HOLLYWOODLIFE: Have you learnt who it’s or who she claims it’s?

ASHLEY DARBY: I do know who it allegedly is — I’ve talked to my different solid mates, and we’ve form of put our heads collectively.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: Have been you aware about the rumor your solid mates have been allegedly making an attempt to unfold about Monique and her coach?

ASHLEY DARBY: So I didn’t totally perceive the diploma of what was taking place. Now all of us had heard about this as a result of her pal had reached out to each single certainly one of us, and he or she had mentioned one thing actually gross. I imply, like, horrible issues. And on the time, I didn’t know the place they have been coming from. Nobody totally informed me the extent of what Gigi was claiming. So it wasn’t till Monique and I grew to become nearer. That’s when Monique was like, ‘Ashley. I’m simply going to inform you what this girl is making an attempt to do to me.’ And in order that’s once I discovered all the things. So for some time there, I used to be at nighttime. I didn’t know the entire issues that Gigi had carried out to attempt to construct up this case in opposition to Monique. I didn’t know that.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: The solid appears very divided proper now in relation to the feud between Monique and Candiace. Do you assume the present can proceed with each of them within the solid, and may it? 

ASHLEY DARBY: I feel that’s a extremely good query. And I requested myself that, too, however one of many stunning issues about being on Housewives and that I do admire, is we don’t actually get the chance to run away from one another. And that’s a very good factor. So, like in your actual life, you recognize, for those who don’t like somebody, even for those who’re in comparable social circles, you may keep away from them in any respect prices. However now, for those who don’t like somebody, you continue to have to speak to them. You and it’s a must to hash it out. And I feel that that could be a enormous good thing about being part of this present. So, Monique and Candiace, they’ll… I do imagine that they’ll work it out. I feel something is totally potential. If I might get to a spot of decency with Candiace after what she did to me, I positively have hope that she and Monique might discover some strategy to bury the hatchet.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: Why do you assume Robyn, Gizelle and Wendy are ‘Staff Candiace’ and doing what they’ll to low cost Monique’s recollection of the battle? 

ASHLEY DARBY: I feel that the women felt that Monique went too far. And sure, that’s true. However the place I feel issues get a bit bit murky is a few of their beforehand held concepts about Monique at the moment are affecting their opinions now, as a result of as I mentioned, if everybody was in a position to transfer ahead with Candiace after she tried to instigate a battle with me they usually weren’t, you recognize, they’re like, ‘Oh, Ashley, it’s over. It’s a must to recover from it.’ So if I — if I’m being informed that that’s the stance I have to take, then I feel that there must be a bit bit extra understanding about Monique and realizing that this actually is a matter between these two girls. And they should, you recognize, like allow them to work it out.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: And the way’s your being pregnant going? Have you ever picked a child title but?

ASHLEY DARBY: I’m seven months pregnant. And sure, so we do have a reputation. The child’s title will start with a ‘D’. I’m a fan of alliteration. It’s been a extremely nice being pregnant. I’ve to say, I positively went by lots with Dean, actually postpartum, so now that I’m within the thick of my third trimester, the place all the things actually culminates, operating after a one 12 months outdated who’s extremely energetic and unbiased makes it in order that I don’t actually have time to consider what’s taking place. , I actually solely have time on the finish of the evening, so I truly make a degree now simply to rub and maintain my stomach as a result of I’m so engrossed in what’s taking place with Dean, I simply overlook about this child generally, you recognize? I even have lots of precautions that I’m going to take after doing a little extra analysis about postpartum melancholy in order that I can keep away from having those self same emotions that I had with my first being pregnant.

HOLLYWOODLIFE: Something you may tease in regards to the third and ultimate a part of the reunion?

ASHLEY DARBY: The ultimate half is simply loopy. I personally needed to choose my jaw up just a few occasions. It’s a very good one.

Need extra? Catch the third and ultimate, 90-minute a part of The Actual Housewives of Potomac reunion on Dec. 27 at 9pm on Bravo.