Congratulations, dear readers. We did it. And more importantly, we did it together. We survived yet another season of Abby Lee Miller’s shenanigans on Dance Moms (not counting the reunion, of course…that will be a gem!). Pat yourself on the back. You are stronger than you thought you could be. After last week, the Nationals soloists were up in the air, but finally we got see some amazing drama–and even better dancing!
The finale episode begins with Abby corralling the girls to hype up Nationals and poo-poo the ALDC’s track record thus far this season. Jill hopes that Abby will focus and become the leader the team needs, but learning the Jeanette’s team is competing has her off her rocker per the usual. Abby is stressed about the studio opening, and Jessalyn wonders how in the world it will be finished in time. JoJo is on the bottom of the pyramid for constantly needing corrections, followed by MacKenzie. Kendall rounds out the bottom for being “okay.” Kalani is third on the pyramid for placing third in the competition, with Maddie holding down the second spot. Woo hoo! A deserving Nia tops the pyramid for being the overall high scoring solo. Finally.
“I was sort of waffling on this,” shared Bethenny. “I do understand that Luann felt like, because of her behavior in St Barts, she was ambushed and that the girls were expecting to find something in the room and kinda wanted to catch her in something. I do think that is the case, but I don’t think any of it is a big deal. I do in that case agree, be cool. I don’t know that I agree with Carole that you shouldn’t bang random guys on vacation. Isn’t that where you should bang random guys?” Thoughts?
Appearing on the Today Show, Bethenny dished juggling double romances and that this fall she plans to get very busy! “”I am dating and I am having a really good time,” explains Bethenny, who hints she has “multiple burners” going at once where the men are concerned.
It turns out there was a reason Yolanda Foster wouldn’t let Gigi Hadid eat cake – Gigi had “huge” thighs and has to maintain that supermodel body type! Gag me – I’ll eat all the f–king cake.
The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills star’s daughter has quickly catapulted into supermodel territory but Gigi shares that it wasn’t always easy as she struggled with body insecurities and was constantly rejected when she started modeling.
“When I first went to visit different agencies in New York, a lot of them were like, you have to lose a lot of weight,” reveals Gigi. “I would cry at night and my mom would be like, ‘We’re going to find the [right] people'” She finally did sign with IMG Models and her career took off. “If you just embrace yourself other people accept you in the same way.”
Shannon Beador was enjoying the beaches of Mo’orea and its tasty minibar gummie treats until Tropical Storm Meghan Edmondsand her oversized headbands blew in. After this week’s Real Housewives of Orange Countyrounded out their final days in Tahiti, Shannon admits she was ready to get home. She discusses Meghan’s apology (spoiler alert: she’s not loving it!), her friendship with Vicki Gunvalson, and – of course – the state of her marriage to David.
After surviving her “fireball” whoop-it-up night with Vicki and Tamra Judge, Shannon says she wasn’t ready to spend a hungover day with the entire gang, “let alone swimming with fish in a claustrophobic headpiece from the 1960s!” She also expresses shock at hearing Meghan’s description of hubby Jim’s 2nd ex-wife. “I have not yet commented on anything that is going on in Meghan’s life when I am not present, but I was absolutely flabbergasted that she said Jim’s second ex-wife was a ‘very unhappy person’. As a stepmother and co-parent, I think that goes way below the belt. Not nice,” scolds Shannon.
Lisa hosted a white party for Bella Magazine at Beautique (a name familiar to Real Housewives Of New York fans) at the Capri Hotel in Southampton. The party was attended by Lisa Rinna and Eileen Davidson, along with rumored new cast RHOBH memberErika Jayne – and Kyle Richards who was probably all like, “Bitch stole my event! The White Party belongs to MEEEE!”
As the last night of Mo’orea came to a close, Heather Dubrow found herself in the middle of a pot-stirring situation. She explains why she wasn’t “going after” Tamra Judge during dinner, why being friends with Jim Edmonds’ second ex-wife and current wife #3 Meghan Edmonds is A-okay, in her book. Plus, Heather hints at a “bizarre turn” of events to come on next week’s Real Housewives of Orange County.
After filling us in on her busy summer with the kids, Heather dives into this week’s episode. She admits, “Yes, Tamra and Vicki [Gunvalson] were VERY hungover, but we had plans and I wanted to get them moving! We were on vacation and there is time to nap later! I know in my interview I said they aren’t 18 anymore…I meant 21…I know what the legal drinking age is and I’m certainly not condoning underage drinking! Just a slip of the tongue!”