Last night Aviva Drescher, Ramona Singer andLuAnn de Lesseps made their way down the red carpet together at the 'We Are Family" gala in NYC. American Idol alum Adam Lambert was the guest of honor, receiving the Unity Award for "spreading peaceful messages through music".
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If y'all thought former Real Housewives of New York starJill Zarinwas going anywhere, you'd be wrong. I personally think some network needs to introduce a show that follows Jill as she tries to claw her way back into reality television stardom kicking and screaming. I'd watch. Kidding, I'd just DVR it and watch it on a slow Sunday.
Jill, of course, is all about showing Bravo who is boss. Poor Andy Cohen. She's coming out guns blazing about what it would take to get her back in Bravo's good graces…and it's not much. Bless her heart.
Bless her sweet little heart…and then grab Real Houswives of New York'sAviva Dreschera muzzle. Sometimes I cannot believe the things that come out of this woman's mouth. After President Obama was sworn in for his second term, Aviva had some suggestions for our nation's leader…and his wife.
Aviva, an Obama supporter, is comparing slavery to those jailed for selling drugs. Yes, that's right. She thinks those who have been arrested for possession of any illegal substance are being treated like slaves. I can't imagine a more skewed or inaccurate comparison. Has she read anything at all about American history? It's like comparing the family tree of Alex Haley to that of Lindsay Lohan, and I think it's shameful. Also, she wants Michelle Obama to grow out her bangs. Who is this woman?
It's a Bravo romance that's straight out of Scary Island a novel. Boy loves to groom his eyebrows. Girl loves jellybeans. Boy meets girl at a charity event, and the rest, as they say, is history. That's right, folks! Former Real Housewives of New York star Kelly Bensimon and Million Dollar Listing: New York's Ryan Serhant are apparently an item.
Like all great relationships, the pair started out as friends, but that all changed at a fundraiser for Sandy relief. It was at that point that the forty-four-year-old head case and the twenty-eight-year-old egomaniac realized that they were destined for so much more.
You know you've made it big in the reality television world when we're still talking about you long after you got the boot from your Bravo gig…or in one lady's case when her whole city's series got the ax.
There seems to be nothing Bravo loves more than a pre-season casting rumor. It sets the drama in motion before cameras even start rolling. Currently in the spotlight is Real Housewives of New York!
While last season was shaky, ratings increased each week and fans started to really relate (or hate) the new additions. And despite the success, apparently Bravo execs didn't feel the reaction was good enough and they want more than luke-warm viewing.
“It's very simple: Shows like 'Housewives' are about ratings,” a network executive reveals to The Huffington Post. RHONY is "not a high-class show like 'Mad Men' that wins awards and appeals to top-notch advertisers. That’s why such a dramatic ratings drop is so devastating.”
LuAnn stepped out last night for The Broadway Dreams Foundation's "Champagne & Caroling" Gala. When the new Housewives' BFF Tom Murro bumped into her, he tried to get her to dish a little on her co-stars. But the divine Miss Lu wasn't having any of it. Ever the epitome of class and poise, she just shared a sly little comment that we're definitely reading into.
The convo went a little like this:
Tom: "Hey Luann – So tell me, be honest, who are you really friends with off camera?"
LuAnn: ''I have a working relationship with all of the ladies".
Tom: "So are you friends with Ramona, do you like her? "
LuAnn: "Like I said, 'I have a working relationship with all of the ladies''
Tom says that LuLu did admit to liking Aviva Drescher and her hubby Reid. You have to hand it to the Countess for not being as loose-lipped as SOME Housewives, right?
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Give me a break! I am so over fake drama in the housewives franchises! If what I'm writing is true, Pinot Singer has truly lost what tiny bit of respect I had for her. On the flip side, I think that Aviva Drescher has proven herself to be slightly cray, so she could totally be making up the secret truce that she apparently has with Ramona.
Aviva has been awfully chatty lately about her friendship with Ramona when the Bravo cameras aren't rolling for Real Housewives of New York. If you recall, the women were at an impasse at the reunion, with Ramona unable to forgive and forget being called a white trash alcoholic who enabled Sonja Morgan's bad behavior. However, if you believe what Aviva's been saying, the ladies are practically a-okay behind the scenes.