Last night’s episode of Real Housewives of New York was pretty low-key and I have to say after all the recent drama with certain other Housewives shows it was refreshing to watch a show that focused on the lives of rich, fabulous women instead of fabricated drama and petty fights. Well there was one petty fight, but it paled in comparison to other recent fights on other Housewives shows. And really I never thought there would come a day when I referred to Pinot Singer as low-key, and she’s not by any normal standards, but alas the pinot hath frozen over.
Things open with Aviva Drescher and her husband Reed meeting Heather Thomson and her husband for a getting to know you dinner. Over salads, Heather shares that though her husband is the son of a famous rabbi and they practice Judaism, she is not a full convert. No, no… she’s merely Jewish by injection only. Well, since there’s no shots the doctor can give you to make you Jewish, I’m going to assume the injection comes from her husband’s kosher sausage.
Among the other shocking revelations that came over dinner was the lurid story of Sonja Morgan and LuAnn de Lesseps‘ bedroom activities and their proximity to Aviva‘s ex-husband. Boy, this man is busy on the Housewives circuit! Is he going to make his way to other franchises? Apparently Harry attended Heather‘s birthday party (does he know everyone associated with this show?) where it was disclosed (discovered?) that he slept with both Sonja AND LuAnn. When – no one seems to know – but it was presumably after the time when Aviva was married to him. A surprised Aviva handled the news with dignity, but disgust. I don’t know about you, but that would be a little too close to comfort for me!
This weekend gossip around the ATL was thatKim Zolciak was spotted moving Big Poppa’s furniture out of the much gossiped about “dream home” she had been renting. It would appear that landlady Kendra Davis has come through with her plan to serve the Biermann’s with an eviction notice of some sort. Or the Biermanns decided they no longer wanted to be “squatters” and moved out!
Here’s the backstory: Kim and husband Kroy Biermann were renting the home – fully decorated by Kendra – with the intent to buy. She announced on the Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion that she was “closing” on the house very soon. Apparently Kendra and Kim had a falling out over Kim planning to get married on the property – and construct large venues in the backyard – without consulting Kendra. Then Kim uninvited Kendra to the wedding.
Last night on Real Housewives of New Jersey, one of our favorite Housewife/wannabe popstars gave us a sampling of her newest autotuned creation. That’s right, Melissa Gorga has released another single! Oh, dear…
If you have three minutes of your life you don’t mind wasting, have a listen to “Rockstar” and tell us what you think! Melissa just tweeted that the song had reached number 25 on the iTunes dance chart.
I will say it’s convenient that Melissa is releasing a new song right on the tail of all the drama with The View. In fact that’s an act right out of sister-in-nemesis, Teresa Giudice’s‘s playbook!
Poll – Will Melissa’s new tune be part of your favorite summer soundtrack or does it make your ears beg you to make it stop? Tell us in the comments!
Last night on Real Housewives of New Jersey there was actually a sweet storyline. Jaime Laurita got married and it was really, really beautiful. Although everyone mostly got along, there was some trouble over a tabloid article Teresa Giudicedid. Melissa Gorga also gave us a demo of her new song, which, aaaaaaahhhh… I wish I could un-hear. Ok, I admit – it was a fun dance song…
Also, Caroline Manzo has been referring to herself in third person a lot, which has me worried. Nonetheless, I think I’m going to refer to Caroline Manzo as Caroline Manzo at all times. Caroline Manzo probably doesn’t like when people do that to Caroline Manzo.
Things begin with Jacqueline Laurita and Chris discovering an oh so conveniently placed copy of In Touch Weekly which also oh so conveniently has a photo of Teresa, Gabriella (I think) and a puppy on the cover. I wonder if room service is doling these mags out – you know, leaving it in front of the door like they do USA Today and The Wall Street Journal. Frankly, it’s not a bad idea – I love tabloids.
A small part of me wonders if all the drama on Real Housewives of New Jersey is a publicity stunt. I just cannot believe family members and friends can be so vitriolic towards each other. After some serious drama during the taping of The View last week, Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga continued their escalating drama on Twitter AND in their personal blogs.
On her Fabulicous website, Teresa told her side of the story about why she demanded a solo taping on The View. Teresa explains that she wasn’t aware of what Melissa and cousin Kathy Wakile said during their segment until watching it from her Miami hotel room yesterday.
“It’s hard to get your thoughts straight when you’re being interviewed for TV — especially when you’re trying to talk to 5 women at once like on The View and there are no ‘retakes.’
I only heard today that Melissa called me a liar or a fibber or whatever, when the press started calling me for my response. I’ve been telling the same story–the truth–since it happened. Suddenly Melissa has a new answer for it, fresh from her new PR people: it’ a lie and it’s my ‘crutch.’ Are you kidding me?”
So, Bethenny Frankel has quit her day job in eager anticipation of getting a new one. Yep, the possibly former star of Bethenny Ever After is now the hostess with the mostess potty talk of “bethenny,” a limited release daytime talk show.
“bethenny” is airing on Fox in six select cities starting this Monday. Those lucky cities are Phoenix, LA, NYC, Philadelphia, Dallas, and Minneapolis. Oh, you lucky people who live there!
Anyway, because she’s Bethenny and she’s built her reputation on courting the scandalous and using it to her advantage, she teased everyone by not addressing the many divorce rumors circulating about her and hubby Jason Hoppy. Instead Bethenny evoked us to wait and watch well, bethenny, to clear everything up.
Good lord – must the Kardashians publicize everything they do? I’m surprised Kim Kardashian doesn’t tweet when she’s inserting a tampon. I can just hear it now: “Headed to the bathroom to use a lady stick, dolls! #ThatTimeOfTheMonth #PeriodFiles” Ugh.
Anyway, the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star recently gave her boyfriend of like 3 months a rare $750,000 Lamborghini for his 35th birthday! Lucky man that Kanye West – well except for the dating Kim part.
TMZ is reporting that Kim bought a Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 – unfortunately Kanye can’t drive the new digs around because he’s still in Ireland on the Watch the Throne tour. Kim reportedly took a video of the car to Kanye in Ireland to show him exactly what he’s missing – and she showed up in person to livestream the vid! Hopefully he won’t cancel any tour dates to rush home and drive it.
And hopefully Kim didn’t trade in the $325,000 Ferrari she reportedly got for a wedding present to purchase the new fancy wheels. We heard what happened with those Rolex watches, Kimmie!
A photo of Kanye’s new wheels are below!
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We here at Reality Tea are often just shocked to the gills by the antics of reality stars. From the products they shamelessly hawk to the ridiculous relationships to the epic fights to the hilarious outfits – the fun never stops! With all the insanity reverberating from every corner of every network, low-budget to high, we’ve often wondered… which crazy would you rather?
In order to spread the fun, we’ve decided to start a weekly game called Reality Tea: Would You Rather? And for today’s question – in honor of trips to hell and back – we wanna know:
Would You Rather…
A) Be stuck on a bus with NeNe Leakes. Hold onto your eyeballs. Bloop, bloop!
~ OR ~
B) Be stuck on a boat with Bethenny Frankel. It’s therapy time and there’s no “functioning” captain GPS.
Give your answer below and don’t forget to spread the fun!