This former Real Housewife has been hard at work! Lea Black’s novel, Red Carpets & White Lies, parallels her own life and is a behind-the-scenes exposé of the glitzy Miami social scene!
Red Carpets & White Lies, the first of the former Real Housewives Of Miami star’s planned trilogy, tells the story of Leigh White, a Miami-socialite, who is known for her fabulous charity balls, which she plans as she navigates drama with friends and pseudo-friends, and Lea’s book gives us all a glimpse at the sometimes very scandalous world of “Miami’s rich and shameless!”
Luann de Lesseps is back in her rightful place as Housewife, but she’s not bringing the Old Countess back with her. Luann admits to simplifying her life and embracing the things that matter – not shallow elitism and uppity manners – and with it Luann has found good friends. Even amongst her Real Housewives Of New York co-stars!
“I’m back on the show full-time, having the time of my life and a total blast with the girls. Well, with most of them anyway…” Luann exclaims. “Over the past year, I’ve been simplifying parts of my life and ramping up others.” Luann describes selling her lavish Hamptons home as “a good way to definitely close one chapter and open a new one.” And says her kids are also doing great.
Luann is also glad to have positive friendships with former frienemies Ramona Singer and Bethenny Frankel, both of whom, as we know, are going through acrimonious but very public divorces! “It’s tough to watch Bethenny and Ramona’s marriages crumble, especially with young children involved. It takes a serious emotional toll, no matter how strong you are. Bethenny is a trooper, and I hope it all works out the way she wants it to.”
Apparently immediately following a fatal car accident is a great time to for the Jenner family! Brody Jenner spoke out on how everyone is doing, talked his new show on E!, and put a stop to those engagement rumors!
Brody, the sometimes Keeping Up With The Kardashians star didn’t touch on his half-siblings, but as for his life and his brother Brandon Jenner, who is expecting his first child with wife Leah, things are “great!” like totally great in every way possible. Things are also, apparently, really great for Bruce Jenner, who may or may not be transitioning to a woman at some point, and just caused a massive car accident he may or may not be sued over. However – Bruce is free from Kris, so that probably does qualify as “great!”
Inconsequential details! “Everybody’s very happy. Everybody’s living life. And it’s a great time for all of us,” exclaimed Brody, without going into details.
So when Claudia Jordan was bragging about “doing the work,” I assume she meant to keep her job on Real Housewives Of Atlanta, because that’s the only reason to start drama at a charity event, right? Miss Peace & Positivity of Walmart got janky with NeNe Leakes over a chafing dish of asparagus and Lord she is lucky that NayNay was locked in the Escalade because otherwise that hollandaise would have been all over Claudia’s wig for days!
The ladies have returned from the Philippines and everyone’s like LOOOOOVE! LIIIIIIGHT! We get along! We’re FRIIIIIENDS. Kinda. Until NeNe enters the picture and someone is in the position to get in her face with a pair of chicken tongs! If you had tried that with Kandi Burruss she would have just taken a bite!
Phaedra Parks is hosting a Save Our Sons (S.O.S.) luncheon event which will bring fatherless boys together with successful black men. Everyone is getting along (and Phaedra Parks, Esq. will sue your fake-ass if you cause drama), so all of the ladies are invited. There must have been a dress code imposed because Porsha Williams left her Princess of THOTland ensembles at home – no need to resuscitate anyone in the middle of Arlen Griffin’s speech!
“Looking back and seeing the ladies all doing something we’ve never done before together — and in harmony — was nothing short of a miracle!” Claudia exclaims.
And Claudia wasn’t really surprised Phaedra and Kenya were able make amends. “I actually got teary eyed watching a real moment happen. And I was proud of the progress these two ladies made,” she gushes. “They have come such a long way. See how wonderful things can happen when you ‘do the work’?”
Rumors have been swirling that Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker will be capitalizing on the success of their wedding spinoff with a show about married life called Meet The Tuckers, which will chronicle the ups and downs of about blending their unconventional families, dealing with mama drama, merging their careers, and building a successful marriage.
Kandi and Todd just visited Europe to celebrate their 1-year anniversary. Starting with Paris, the Real Housewives Of Atlanta stars then traveled to London, and finally Amsterdam where sources say Bravo cameras have been trailing them during their “surprise” trip, supposedly planned by Todd. While in Amsterdam the even ran into Orange Is The New Black star Danielle Brooks!
Kim Kardashian the diplomat?! Kim and Khloe Kardashian are currently in Armenia meeting with the prime minister in an effort to explore their heritage.
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians stars are in the capital city of Yerevan meeting with PM Hovik Abrahamyan to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the Armenian genocide when over 1.5 million Armenians perished at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. Kim and Khloe attended a speech where they were honored by the government for their heritage.
Their father Robert Kardashian was a third-generation Armenian-American and impressed upon his children the importance of their heritage. The family has mentioned it on their shows and in previous interviews. During their meeting with the Prime Minister, Kim and Khloe were reportedly praised for “staying in touch” with their roots and bringing awareness to Armenian history.
Kyle Richards has been under siege as she faces an arsenal of meanness from Kim Richards and Brandi Glanville – and not even a Chanel shield can protect her!
Throughout the Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills reunion Kyle confronted issues with Kim and reveals the two sisters are no closer to a resolution but she is hurt by Kim’s dismissal of their relationship and disgusted by Brandi’s constant deflections and lies. Kyle states that writing this blog was a struggle as she floundered to comprehend all that has happened and where she and Kim can even go from here.
“So much has happened between Kim and me,” Kyle describes. “Usually at the reunion, you hope to be able to have some resolution by the end. Clearly that wasn’t going to be happening with us. Kim’s comment about being happy just as things are in our relationship was hurtful.”