Brandy Responds to Countess Vaughn's Open Letter

Brandy Responds to Countess Vaughn's Open Letter

Could we see these two reuniting on screen?

Published December 20th

Brandy and Countess Vaughn, the formerly estranged co-stars of the late ‘90s sitcom Moesha, have apparently squashed their beef that lasted nearly two decades. As we all remember, Brandy and Vaughn played best friends Moesha and Kim, but while their on-screen connection carried the show, their off-screen relationship was tumultuous.  

In a famous Vibe article from 1998, Brandy expressed that the drama between them started when Vaughn made it known that she believed she was the reason the show was successful, not Brandy. “She’s called me a b***h to my face," the singer told the magazine. She said, ‘I’m the reason why the show is successful, b****h.'”  Yikes. With words like that, it's a surprise the two were willing to reconcile at all.

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But time apparently healed those wounds, and it seems the former co-stars, now both grown women and mothers, have been able to forgive and forget. Vaughn offered the first olive branch in the form of a sincere apology for the negativity that had existed between them.  


“I’m proud of you for being you and working to rise to the best you, inside of you. You are an amazing being with amazing God-given capacity," she wrote in an open letter to Brandy on Instagram. "I apologize for anything negative I've ever done [or] said to you."

While nobody would have blamed Brandy for responding with a cold shoulder or a tight-lipped "thank you," she rose to the occasion. “I would love to start a new friendship with you with new heads on both of our shoulders," she wrote back. "It will also be great to work together again. With you, Moesha would not have lasted as long as it did.” 

Do you feel the warmth? Maybe this means we'll see CV pop up on Brandy's new BET show Zoe Ever After. Guess we'll just have to watch and see.

Read Vaughn's full letter to Brandy, below.

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Watch: Wendy Williams Highlights: Brandy Is Ready for The Journey to Oz, in the video, and click to see a sneak peak of Zoe Ever After.

@4everbrandy I’m proud of you. For placing one foot in front of the other. For waking up every morning and simply giving it your best shot. for placing a premium on personal growth too. We been threw are ups and downs , high and lows ... But at the end of the day I had to learn in find myself why not be friends when we're both talented, Why call you names when your just an amazing person... I’m proud of you for being you and working to rise to the best you inside of you.You are an amazing being with amazing God-given capacity. I believe in who you are and who you are working to be. We are all works-in-progress. One of life’s purposes is to improve on the wiring under the hood of our lives. I believe in your ability to stand and courageously be the person you were meant to be. Im not perfect , no where near it..I care about your life and your happiness. I wouldn’t do what I did if I didn’t. I care about you as a person. We are spiritual siblings, you and I. I know this to be true. And it means a lot to me... I apologize for anything Negative I've ever done are said to you ....sorry this had to be on social media , I just want the world to see that I've grown out of my comfort zone ..... Hopefully one day I can tell you in person or on the phone to let you know I mean everything I've wrote .....I didn't do this for applause, because we all know that some people don't believe celebrities to be "human", but this came from a very human place. No matter how or if she respond know that the Universe will continue to bring me growth and happiness because that is what im putting out there...😘😘😘Congratulations on every thing you've accomplished... Love you beautiful ....happy holidays from Countess 😘😘😘😘

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Written by Evelyn Diaz

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