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“Bling Empire” by some means managed to outdo itself with an excellent messier second season. From Anna Shay and Christine Chiu’s ongoing feud to Chèrie Chan and Jessey Lee’s stunning exit, nearly everybody had their fair proportion of drama this season, together with newcomer Dorothy Wang.
The TV persona and entrepreneur — who beforehand starred on E!’s “Wealthy Children of Beverly Hills” from 2014 to 2016 — determined to affix the Netflix sequence after seeing all of the feedback from individuals telling her she ought to be on it. “When the primary season got here out, there was a number of suggestions. Everybody mentioned, ‘Why is not Dorothy on ‘Bling Empire?’ and never that I used to be satisfied by everybody, however I am a individuals pleaser,” Wang tells POPSUGAR. “Everybody simply needed to see me seem on it, and it did not look like it was the worst factor to do.”
Regardless that each “Wealthy Children of Beverly Hills” and “Bling Empire” middle across the opulent lives of a gaggle of individuals residing in Los Angeles, Wang had a wholly totally different expertise on the Netflix sequence. She explains, “With ‘Wealthy Children,’ I had a number of long-standing relationships with everybody. I used to be shut associates with everybody for about at the least 5, six years earlier than happening the present. With [‘Bling Empire’], I am simply assembly everybody, so it’s extremely introductory for me. It is me navigating via an present pal group.”
Wang credit costar and govt producer Chiu for taking her beneath her wing and introducing her to everybody within the group. She additionally says she actually bonded with Jaime Xie, which we see on the present. “We’re very comparable in that we’re each very easy. We’re very sincere, and we’re additionally simply very relaxed,” Wang says of Xie. “We do not actually attempt to play in an excessive amount of to no matter else everyone seems to be performing up about.”
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Nevertheless, one particular person Wang simply could not appear to vibe with is Kane Lim — regardless of Xie’s failed try and attempt to get them collectively for lunch. In line with Lim, he and Wang knew one another via mutual associates previous to filming the present. In a latest interview with People, the true property agent mentioned there was by no means any peace with Wang as a result of “she was by no means very nice to me.” However Wang says that is not the case. “This has been happening for years the place I might simply politely decline and politely decline [to go to lunch] . . . 10 years later, nonetheless the identical factor,” Wang explains. “It simply escalated into this factor that was not sincere and true. He is portray this image that wasn’t true. After which he was saying that as a result of I turned well-known, I finished being good to him, however we had been by no means associates.”
In line with Wang, it was really Lim who was imply to her associates, not the opposite approach round. “Nothing actually provides up with him. And in life, I really feel you select your folks and also you solely have a restricted period of time in your day and you ought to be round individuals that you simply love and that you simply cherish and that you simply’re shut associates with. I’ve a number of associates in my life. I am certain he does, too. So why do we’ve got to maintain making an attempt to power this friendship that is not there? This clearly is just not meant to be,” Wang says, including, “Possibly it comes off slightly jarring like, ‘Why is she being so uptight and so imply about it?’ Nevertheless it’s a breaking level the place I simply really feel I preserve getting pushed right into a friendship or a gathering that I’ve made my stance clear on and I’ve drawn my boundaries 1,000,000 occasions prior.”
That being mentioned, the “Bling Empire” star has no intentions of exploring a relationship with Lim sooner or later. “I do not assume that we’re minimize from the identical fabric,” Wang says of Lim. “I do not assume we’ve got something in widespread. I do not assume that we’re meant to be. We’re simply very totally different individuals.”
Nevertheless, she did study some essential classes from her time on the present. “I discovered that I do not actually combine effectively with people who I do not wish to combine with. I discovered that it is essential to be aware of who you encompass your self with,” Wang notes. “It is essential to stay up for your self and to all the time communicate your thoughts and simply keep on with your weapons.”
Since filming wrapped for “Bling Empire” season two, Wang moved to New York, so the probability of her returning for a possible third season is not very excessive. “I’m residing in New York and hanging out with a brand new fabulous crew and having the very best time,” Wang says, teasing, “Possibly there will be one other empire.”
“Bling Empire” season two is on the market to stream on Netflix.