She goes on to defend her gossiping about Nicole in the first place, insisting she was only responding to Melissa asking about why Nicole got divorced. "I only told Melissa what was I told... I clearly stated that 'I heard it through the grapevine.' At this point, I NEVER accused Nicole of being a homewrecker, because I never heard Nicole’s side of it. Last I checked that damn grapevine is not gospel, Nicole could have easily dispelled talks of this rumor."
Hmm... Is Amber playing with semantics there, or do you think there is a big difference between repeating something you "heard through the grapevine" vs. claiming something as fact?
Amber certainly thinks there's a difference! And she is not pleased with Melissa. "Melissa’s contention that I put her “in a bad spot,” honestly, Melissa, I am calling your bullsh— out! There was no good in that. You never said to me that you thought it was not right that I said that. If your conscience was bothering you so much, you could have come to me and we could have approached Nicole to give her the opportunity to confront who was actually saying this about her... Well, Melissa, I am quick study to your games of manipulation. Game on, girl."
And that's not even getting to the twins! Amber calls their part in the quarrel an "ambush."
"The little evil minions thought they were going to bully me in front of everyone. Well, I will not be bullied... They escalated the situation and I defended myself. But violence is not the answer, EVER. Nicole may have been upset, but she could have handled that with dignity and class."
What do you think: Was it Amber ambushed? Did Melissa do her wrong, or should Amber never have repeated the gossip in the first place? Sound off in the comments below!
Catch the next episode of Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 6 on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 8 p.m. ET.