Real Housewives of New Jersey

Dorinda Medley & 31 Surprise Guests On Watch What Happens Live; NeNe Leakes Has Beef With Reza Farahan

Last night’s episode of Watch What Happens Live was packed with (reality) star power. Andy Cohen had Dorinda Medley on as his featured guest and 31 other Bravolebrities rang the doorbell before making surprise appearances.

Since the episode was taped in Los Angeles, it was mostly cast members from the Bravo shows that take place in California: Vanderpump Rules, Shahs of Sunset, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and Real Housewives of Orange County, but plenty of other notable Bravo personalities showed up. It was a really fun episode to watch, but the 31 extra guests definitely took away from Dorinda’s time in the spotlight- at least in my opinion.

Instagram Roundup: Tom Sandoval Tinsley Mortimer, Shep Rose, JWOWW, Karen Huger, & More

With so many great reality shows back with new episodes this week and others that are filming for the next season, it makes sense that a lot of reality TV stars are sharing behind-the-scenes photos.

New York Housewife Tinsley Mortimer finally cut her signature hair, so of course she shared a photo of getting all glammed up with her new look. Real Housewives of Potomac star Monique Samuels shared a photo of her hair and makeup team getting her ready to throw shade during some on-camera interviews this season. Orange County Housewife Shannon Beador also posted a photo of her glam squad in action. Southern Charm star Shep Rose shared a photo of he and Whitney Sudler-Smith in front of a green screen in between shooting some commentary on the current season.

Dolores Catania Discu

Even though Dolores Catania opened up her own gyms during the last two seasons of Real Housewives of New Jersey, even she admits that she has struggled with weight gain.

Dolores admitted that she gained over 20 pounds in between seasons and that she turned to weight loss surgery to turn things around.

Reality Star Easter & Passover Photos- Leah Messer, Yandy Smith, Fredrik Eklund, , & More

A lot of your favorite reality TV shows shared photos from their Easter and Passover celebrations with their families.

Real Housewives alums Heather Dubrow and Siggy Flicker had double the fun and celebrated both Easter and Passover- and documented both holidays, with photos, of course.

Potomac Housewife Monique Samuels enjoyed an egg hunt with her children and neighbors. Farrah Abraham’s daughter Sophia Abraham, Cary Deuber’s daughter Zuri, Ali Fedotowsky’s daughter Molly, and other reality TV offspring celebrated Easter by hunting for eggs.

Instagram Roundup: Luann de Lesseps, Kenya Moore, Cameran Eubanks, Jersey Shore Cast, & More!

A lot of your favorite reality stars were all about the family time this past week on Instagram. Teen Mom star Leah Messer rooting for her daughters at cheer. Southern Charm cast member Kathryn Dennis celebrated her daughter Kensie’s 4th birthday. New York Housewife Ramona Singer hung out with her daughter Avery Singer. Luann de Lesseps saw Kinky Boots on Broadway with her kids. Tiny Harris celebrated her daughter Heiress’ birthday.

In other reality TV news, the Vanderpump Rules cast gathered to celebrate Lala Kent’s man Randall Emmett’s birthday. Wow. Things really can change in a year.

Jacqueline's shirt

Once again, the Real Housewives of New Jersey viewers were teased with the idea that OG cast member Jacqueline Laurita might return to the reality show. And once again, Jacqueline shot down the offer and shared her reasons why with the public.

It turns out the reason that the fans were hoping for a Jacqueline return is the same reason she doesn’t want to do it; i.e. she is not down for round 6473 of fighting with Teresa Giudice.

Teresa Giudice Says Work Is Her Top Priority, Then Her Kids, Then Visiting Her Husband In Jail

If anyone knows how to make a comeback, it’s Teresa Giudice. After spending nearly a year in prison, she has bounced back and is doing better than ever- minus that whole having a husband in prison and being a single parent while he’s locked up thing. Nevertheless, the Real Housewives of New Jersey star is always hard at work so she can provide for her family.

But what about Joe Giudice? Where does he fall on the list of priorities? Last season there was a reach for a story line speculation that Teresa might leave Joe and it didn’t help that Teresa openly admitted she hadn’t visited Joe in prison for almost eight months.

Erika Girardi On Her Relationship With Dorit Kemsley After The RHOBH Reunion:

Even though the Real Housewives franchise has been going strong since 2006, there still hasn’t been a gay full-time cast member. That is so shocking for many reasons. It felt like that could have been a possibility on Real Housewives of New Jersey when Rosie Pierri was making her regular cameo appearances. Everyone loved Rosie. She brought heart and humor to the show. She even had an organic connection to the cast. Why wasn’t she promoted to a full-time cast member? That was a definite misstep.

During Season 7 of Real Housewives of New Jersey, Robyn Levy and her wife made occasional appearances. We never got to know her very well, but she was close with the cast members during that time period, so why didn’t she get more screen time? All of the full-time cast members have been straight women. Erika Jayne, an avid LGBTQ advocate, thinks it is time for a change. I couldn’t agree more.