Andy Cohen Claps Back After Fan Tries Shaming Him for Not Tweeting Condolences to Lisa Vanderpump
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Andy Cohen is addressing speculation that he didn't send condolences to Lisa Vanderpump following the death of her mother.

On Thursday, shortly after news broke that the former "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star's mom had passed away, one of Cohen's followers slammed the "Watch What Happens Live" host for not tweeting about the loss.

"Meanwhile @Andy is too busy tweeting about his world, and not a mention about LVP losing her mom Monday," wrote a woman named Cathy in a since-deleted tweet. "Shame on you Andy."

"Cathy we were in touch privately on Tuesday, but I appreciate your concern about how and when I sent my condolences," the new dad fired back.

Another critic felt Andy missed the opportunity to bring up LVP's loss on Tuesday's episode of "WWHL," given that Lisa's former friend and co-star, Lisa Rinna, was his guest.

"You always mention it on 'WWHL' when another [Housewife's] family member passes, but not hers?" the Twitter user wrote. "That was the perfect opportunity to ask Rinna if she had reached out, given the backlash she got for her Twitter post regarding [Lisa's] brother's death. We see you Andy."

But Andy had a good explanation.

"She asked me not to mention it to anyone at all, so I respected her wishes and did not mention it on the air," he said. "And before you yell at me for not mentioning it tonight, I want you to know that we pre-tape our Thursday shows."

Earlier on Thursday, DailyMail.com reported that Lisa's mom, Jean Vanderpump, died Monday in England at the age of 84. The loss comes just a little over one year after Lisa's only brother, Mark Vanderpump, committed suicide at the age of 59.

According to the publication, Lisa is expected to fly to London in the coming week to make funeral arrangements for Jean. She has also reportedly stopped filming "Vanderpump Rules."

Two of the show's stars, Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright, will be getting married next weekend, but a source told E! News Lisa will not be in attendance because of the death. The show will presumably film the nuptials.

It's been a rough year for Lisa.

Earlier this week, she spoke out about why she decided to quit "RHOBH" after initially blaming her co-stars for ganging up on her during Season 9's PuppyGate saga.

"It was such a brutal season for me, and it was a time where I was floundering," the series OG told RuPaul on Monday. "And everybody always says, 'Oh, you look like you got your life together.' But I started that show this season like two or three months after my brother passed, and I just wasn't in the right space."

At the time, Lisa said Mark's passing had come as a "shock" and that she was "completely unprepared" to handle the devastation.

She told Ru that after seeing the way Season 9 played out, Andy said to her, "I wish I'd given you the year off," a comment he's made on "WWHL." In hindsight, she says that might've prevented her from having to face the drama associated with any reality show, feeling ill-equipped.

"I just wasn't as prepared," she said. "I found that I couldn't deal with something that I could normally deal with. And so then it just went on and then it was accumulative, and in the end, I just said, 'I can't do this anymore. I just can't.'"

Earlier this month, Lisa announced she would not be returning for Season 10 of the Bravo series and that she had no "inclination" to attend the Season 9 reunion, which has already been filmed.

At no point, though, has Lisa indicated that she and Andy are on bad terms, but the Housewives wrangler does seem a bit hurt over her sudden departure.

He broke his silence about her exit on a recent episode of Radio Andy, telling his listeners, "I will refer you to what LVP said about Adrienne [Maloof] not showing up [to] the Season 3 reunion. LVP was spot on, and that's kind of all I can say about that. I wish she had been there. What can I tell you? I really wish she had been there, and I think she would've done great. And I hope and I think she actually could've left with some resolution."

Andy went on to say that "no one will ever replace her" and that "she will always be the queen of diamonds in the Bravo universe."

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