4

Real Housewife LeeAnne Locken Blocked Us on All Social Media Over One Factual Sentence

^
Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

The Real Housewives of Dallas star LeeAnne Locken is really, really mad at me. And not because I made fun of her blush, like most other people on Twitter do. And not because I made a jab at the fact she is a Real Housewife and not even technically married. And not because I published the harsh anonymous email about her I once received. No, Locken is mad at me because of this sentence.

After this article was published Wednesday, Locken subtweeted, referring to me as “Poor Paige” for taking money from "MR" and "kissing her a$$." It ended with the hashtag "#ObserveThis." I took the clues and figured I was the "Poor Paige," MR was friend of the Housewives Marie Reyes, a$$ could only mean ass, and #ObserveThis was in reference to the Dallas Observer. I don't want to call myself a genius for figuring out subtweets, but I'll let you do it.

Because I have never taken money from Reyes, or even been offered any, I took a screenshot of the tweet and tweeted that I wish that was the case because, man, what a gig.

From there, blocked.

And when other people responded to Locken and her subtweet, they were also blocked.

After a few hours of intense inward reflection on the fact that I had been blocked by a Real Housewife of Dallas, I did some further digging and learned that she had blocked me on Facebook and Instagram too. We had never been friends on Facebook in the first place, nor had we ever had any interaction on Instagram.

I will admit I am taking this a bit personally. One time I called her an "overall pretty person" and another time I stood up for her when she made a jab at Plano. So, I have occasionally called the show boring while covering it, but to be fair, the public has seemed to agree with me. The ratings weren't great.

But man, she’s really mad I pointed out her sponsored Instagram post for headphones.

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.