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Janet Roach slams Real Housewives of Melbourne Anjali Rao as ‘not robust enough’ for reality TV

Janet Roach has shared some harsh words for her former Real Housewives of Melbourne co-star Anjali Rao, who quit the show on Sunday. 

Speaking to Confidential, the 62-year-old suggested the 47-year-old wasn’t tough enough for the world of reality shows.   

‘Clearly she was not of robust enough character for reality television,’ she told the paper on Tuesday. 

Drama: Janet Roach (pictured) has shared some harsh words for her former Real Housewives of Melbourne co-star Anjali Rao, who quit the show. Speaking to Confidential , the 62-year-old suggested the 47-year-old wasn’t tough enough for the world of reality shows

‘She couldn’t talk to you, she didn’t tell us anything about what was going on, she didn’t really participate.’ 

Janet said Anjali ‘hasn’t had a job for 10 years’ and should have held onto the opportunity. 

‘I kind of have a laugh now when I think about it. You and your brain just walked yourself out of the best jobs you’ve ever had in 10 years.  It’s a bit sad for her really. Nobody else is going to give her a go,’ she said.    

'Clearly she was not of robust enough character for reality television,' she told the paper on Tuesday. 'She couldn't talk to you, she didn't tell us anything about what was going on, she didn't really participate.' Pictured: Anjali

 ‘Clearly she was not of robust enough character for reality television,’ she told the paper on Tuesday. ‘She couldn’t talk to you, she didn’t tell us anything about what was going on, she didn’t really participate.’ Pictured: Anjali

Upon quitting, the former CNN broadcaster fired off a string of insults at her frenemies like Janet and Gamble Breaux, although she did it behind their backs during a final sit-down with Kyla Kirkpatrick and Cherry Dipietrantonio.

As Kyla and Cherry begged her to reconsider and stay on the show, the acid-tongued Anjali unleashed on the other women.

She started by saying that Janet is ‘more toxic than Chernobyl’, before stating that ‘Gamble has more characters than the Chinese alphabet’.

Wow! Janet said Anjali 'hasn't had a job for 10 years'. 'I kind of have a laugh now when I think about it. You and your brain just walked yourself out of the best jobs you've ever had in 10 years. It's a bit sad for her really. Nobody else is going to give her a go,' she said

Wow! Janet said Anjali ‘hasn’t had a job for 10 years’. ‘I kind of have a laugh now when I think about it. You and your brain just walked yourself out of the best jobs you’ve ever had in 10 years. It’s a bit sad for her really. Nobody else is going to give her a go,’ she said

She added: ‘I was starting to think that she was demonically possessed, but then I was like, ‘No, actually, Satan would take one look at you and say, ‘Oop, this one’s occupied.”’

Anjali continued, labelling the pair ‘soul suckers’ before turning her attention towards fellow newbie Simone Elliott.

‘You’ve got Janet and Gamble, insane, and Simone, inane. They’re perfect for each other!’ she quipped.

‘For god’s sake, a fax machine would laugh at how irrelevant Simone is!’

Savage: Anjali finally walked away from The Real Housewives of Melbourne for good on Sunday, but not before verbally eviscerating her co-stars

Savage: Anjali finally walked away from The Real Housewives of Melbourne for good on Sunday, but not before verbally eviscerating her co-stars 

The award-winning journalist than blasted Gamble and Janet’s finances, claiming their only claim to fame was marrying into money.

‘Janet and Gamble have achieved nought point nought per cent of the square root of bugger all of note in their lives,’ she snapped.

‘I don’t consider pulling a couple of old rich dudes to be notable and that’s all they’ve got,’ she added.

After some more back and forth, Anjali eventually told Kyla and Cherry she would not be filming with the group any further and was leaving the show.

Brutal: 'I don't consider pulling a couple of old rich dudes to be notable and that's all they've got,' she said

Brutal: ‘I don’t consider pulling a couple of old rich dudes to be notable and that’s all they’ve got,’ she said 

Just hours after her shock departure aired, Anjali posted to Instagram to share a chilling parting message for the rest of her castmates as she turned her back on the reality show once and for all.

Alongside a picture of the on-screen subtitles which confirmed she was leaving the franchise, Anjali wrote: ‘RIP to me.

‘I leave behind a trail of seemingly unintelligible words, a truckload of sequins, and six widows.

Exit: After some more back and forth, Anjali eventually said she would not be filming with the group any further and was leaving the show

Exit: After some more back and forth, Anjali eventually said she would not be filming with the group any further and was leaving the show

‘Tune in for the next episode when Cherry and Kyla go shopping for a Ouija board as they attempt to conjure up my tortured spirit.’ 

On a lighter note, she added: ‘Honestly though, thank you to the network, production, cast, crew, and fans for understanding my reasons for leaving. If I have let anyone down, I am truly sorry. The decision I made to walk away was really hard.

‘But you know what? Whether you loved me or loathed me, we’ll always have Cannes…. I mean Cairns.’

Farewell: Just hours after her shock departure aired, Anjali shared a parting message for the rest of her castmates as she turned her back on the reality show

Farewell: Just hours after her shock departure aired, Anjali shared a parting message for the rest of her castmates as she turned her back on the reality show

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