Braunwyn Windham-Burke Responds to Comment Calling Her Husband Gay: 'No Sweetie, That's Me'
On Monday, the Real Housewives of Orange County star, 42, shared two photos of herself with Burke, captioning the post with a red heart emoji.
While several of her followers complimented the couple, one social media user wrote: "And hes [sic] gay."
Windham-Burke responded to the comment, saying: "no sweetie, that's me," seemingly saying she's gay. "He's straight," she added, as captured by the Instagram account Comments by Bravo.
"Right now I'm protective of this — I'm not blasting it out everywhere — but there's definitely parts of me that I quelched with alcohol and I never really admitted to myself," said Windham-Burke, who recently said she is sober after identifying herself as an alcoholic during the RHOC season premiere earlier this month.
"I grew up in a different time than my kids are, and so I'm just giving myself the time and the grace to figure out who I am, to be as authentic as I can to myself," she continued, adding that she's realized "there's a lot more things about me that I never gave myself the ability to really look into."
Windham-Burke also recently told Entertainment Tonight during a home tour that Burke is not currently living with her as they "redefine what marriage means to us." The couple share toddlers Hazel, 2, and Koa, 4; twins Caden and Curran, 7; and teens Jacob, 15, Rowan, 18, and Bella, 20.
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Though they aren't living under the same roof, she told Access Hollywood that they plan on remaining together.
"We're still together and I know it's hard for a lot of people to understand," she said. "We're happily married, we plan on staying happily married."
The Real Housewives of Orange County airs Wednesdays (9 p.m. ET) on Bravo.