ESSENCE sat down with Blood, Sweat, and Heels' quieter castmate to find out more.
Brie Bythewood may not have one of the strongest storylines on Bravo’s Blood, Sweat, and Heels, but it’s not because of a lack of personality. “People are always like where is she?" she says. "This girl sits in an office and has a job. I actually have stuff to do, investors to meet with, my job isn’t a social job it’s in business.”
ESSENCE sat down with Bythewood to find out more about the third generation New Yorker. Here are seven things we learned:
1. She’s worked in real estate for seven years:
I’ve worked at my family’s real estate development firm for the past seven years; I’m currently a partner there. I also got my real estate license about a year ago and have been selling and renting residential properties ever since.
2. When producers reached out to her about the show, she thought she was being pranked:
The producer called me on my direct work line, that’s a number very few people have so I’m thinking it was one of the interns or someone in the office. So I told him, ‘Really, really? You think I would be interested? Well since you’re such a great investigator why don’t you figure out what my email address is and send me an email about it.’ About 15 minutes later I got an email from his work email address. I apologized in my response. We became fast friends later.
3. She believes being a lady starts with how you treat yourself:
Always be true to yourself, be respectful of yourself and others, but stand up for yourself as necessary. I think that’s as classy as you can get.
4. Her celeb crush is Marlon Waynes:
Oh my God, I love that man! I saw Marlon on stage recently and I was like, ‘He is so fine!’
5. You can’t be in her circle unless you can get along with all of her friends:
If you can’t get along you can’t be in my circle. My friends have to get along because I’m a connecter; I like to bring all my circles together because I love spending time with my friends. Whether we’re out at a restaurant or cooking dinner at someone’s apartment; my favorite way to spend my spare time is with quality people.
6. She’s part of the Beyhive:
I love Beyonce and Alicia Keys! They’re my favorites.
7. She loves playing ‘Two Truths and a Lie’:
I’ve flown a plane. I’ve nearly drowned. I’ve driven a racecar. Can you guess which one's a lie?
Answer: She's never flown a plane.
Blood, Sweat, and Heels airs Sundays at 9pm ET on Bravo.