Brandi Glanville says she posted NSFW booty Instagram pic because of 'blackmail'

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Brandy Glanville isn't about to let an ex hold something over her.

After posting a NSFW nude snap of herself wearing nothing but a thong earlier this week on Instagram, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star suggested in her PodcastOne show, Brandi Glanville Unfiltered, that the whole thing came about due to a passive-aggressive ex.

"First of all, I'm very proud of my body," the reality star explained, before claiming that a former flame she was texting this week "very passive- aggressively, made it known and made me very well aware that he had a lot of sexy pictures with me, so I had better be nice to him in the press."

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"For me...I'm like, 'That's blackmail. That's like passive-aggressive blackmail,'" she continued. "So I went in and looked at what I sent him, and I thought, 'You know what? This is probably the most naked one I sent him, and I'm just going to get out in front of it, put it out there."

"I know I'm going to get hate for it, but my a** looks good," Glanville added. "I'm happy with it, and what's he going to do?"

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On the pic itself, Glanville cited Kim Kardashian as the inspiration, writing, "I've struggled with wanting to post this but I've worked so hard on my body & at 43 after 2 kids I'm very proud. I love that @kimkardashian makes the point that moms are hot even after kids and post sexy selfies. I've prepped for the haters & was given the blessing of my family! Zero filters zero photo shop #ankle weights work!"

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