So far this season on the Real Housewives of New Jersey, Melissa Gorga has been somewhat of a supporting character. Instead of being in the thick of all the drama and fighting with her sister-in-law, she is standing on the sidelines, even if that means stirring the pot a bit every now and then.
After all, she was the bird chirping in Nicole Napolitano’sear about what Amber Marchese had told her, which led to the costume party hair pull heard across the Garden State. So where does she stand after the smoke has cleared?
After a confrontation in Bali helmed by Lizzie Rovsek, Tamra has been left virtually friendless among her castmates. Tamra believes Lizzie orchestrated the entire showdown to remain relevant on the show and get some attention.
“For the life of me I have no idea why Lizzie has such a problem with me. I was always so nice to her. One thing that comes to mind is maybe she is used to being the center of attention? So, when things don’t go her way she tries to destroy me and even threatens to destroy her own marriage. She can not handle NOT being the princess of O.C., and she will fight for the RHOC crown. Good luck girl I am not giving that up without a fight,” Tamra says. Oh dear lord…
Princesses, crowns – ladies, aren’t we a little old for this? This isn’t Real Housewives of PreSchool. Oh wait…
Since the beginning of this season of Don’t Be Tardy, we have seen Kim Zolciak’s husband, Kroy Biermann limp around Zolciak Manor both with and without a cast. The cast came courtesy of a season-ending torn Achilles tendon that Kroy received last September, causing him to miss the rest of the season with the Atlanta Falcons.
Well, as the 2014-15 NFL season gets underway, Kroy is healthy and ready to go. So is Kim worried at all about Kroy returning to the game that hurt him so badly?
Things are getting complicated on the Real Housewives of Orange County. In this complicated game of telephone, there is really only one thing you know for sure. Tamra Judge has had a lot to say about all the ladies. Now, with any game of telephone, stories tend to be taken out of context. Things really seem to blow up when the ladies talk to each other and compare stories. And one of the most vocal has been rookie Lizzie Rovsek.
Lizzie recently called Tamra a s**tstirrer, but she has now moved on to calling her a flat-out liar. And if you watched the episode last night in Bali, you saw that Lizzie was the catalyst to the ladies confronting Tamra about her actions. Leading Tamra to literally run away from the dinner table, leaving Lizzie with a lot more to say.
Teresa took time out from her beachy summer vacay with the family to dish on the drama and to praise her brother Joe Gorga for keeping his temper in check this time around when it came to the confrontation with Jim Marchese.
Teresa shared, “As for the ugliness of the first responders party and what came after, I will say I’m very proud of my brother for keeping his cool. Jim Marchese came at him, said terrible things, and he didn’t take the bait.”
Tre feels some sympathy for Amber Marchese and she calls out Jim for lying to her face. “I did feel sorry for Amber because she was just in a physical fight and what her husband was saying wasn’t her fault. But I wanted to hear the rumors about what Jim said directly from him. So I asked him. And he lied. Right to my face. That is not what an honorable man does. Dina and I were giving him the benefit of a doubt, trying to be nice to him, and he got even madder and uglier with us. You don’t need to speak to women like that, you don’t need to speak to anyone like that.”
The ladies are in Bali and things were supposed to be rejuvenating. They were if you consider that coconut water is practically on tap there, but the company was just as negative as always! We witnessed a two-pronged dinner fight, that went into several acts last night. Shakespeare would be so proud of our Bravo editors! Dinner Act 1 featured Tamra squaring off against Lizzie Rovsek over fashion backstabbing and birthday ditching. Tamra fled the table, which is a serious sign of weakness in the Housewives kingdom and it let Lizzie know that Tamra is vulnerable so she fortified her mutiny.
The next day there is a clear divide between the Old Guard (Tamra, Heather, and Vicki) and the New Gals (Lizzie, Shannon Beador and that silent one – Mute Wide-Eyed McPout Dumberson). The agenda is playing with monkeys, touring a temple, and shopping in the market. Old Guard is dressed to the tropical nines. Heather’s dress was fabulous; humidity does not exist in the carefully calibrated perfectly controlled world of Heather – is she some sort of Housewives superhero? The New Gals were in workout gear – Lizzie practically wore a bikini as Tamra sneered that booty shorts aren’t appropriate for a temple. Ironic considering Tamra was also wearing booty shorts. Luckily the temple was booty short prepared and forced them to put sarongs over their clothes.
Something in the buttermilk ain’t clean! Once again, the Kardashians claim something awful happened to them. Something that wasn’t caught on camera or leaked to the press as it happened. Call me crazy, but I don’t believe them.
In March, Khloe Kardashian reported $250,000 worth of jewelry missing from her Tarzana home and Kourtney Kardashian claimed $50,000 cash was stolen from her Calabasas home. Both thefts remain unsolved. Now Kourtney wants us to believe $4,000 was stolen from her Southampton home. What a shame nobody stole that jumpsuit before she could wear it in public. Oy.
Kim Zolciak, who has six kids, one hot husband, and a house full of wigs, has 59 security cameras in her home. But the Kardashians, who have hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of cash and valuables lying around, have no reliable cameras in their homes? Yeah, OK.
If I were a method blogger, I’d have been smokin’ indo and sippin’ on gin and juice to prepare for this recap. Sadly, I have to settle for a glass of Three Buck Chuck, and the only thing smoking is leftover casserole that I burned for dinner. #Snoopfail
Last night’s Love & Hip Hop Atlanta begins with Mimi Faust confronting Nikko about an article on Media Take Out that claims he’s married. She knows it can’t be true (it is, after all, Media Take Out), but she wants to be sure. Nikko doesn’t miss a beat when telling her that his marriage was a secret he planned to take to his grave. Um, what? He just wants to be honest. Mimi is too exhausted to cuss him every which way to Sunday. Nikko admits that he never planned to tell her, but he blames her for never asking him outright if he had a wife. Yeah, that’s totally Mimi’s oversight. As she storms out, he asks her to dinner. The man has some balllzzz.
Stevie J., Kirk Frost, and Tony are helping Benzino celebrate his last few moments as a single man. Going against the norm, the gentlemen decide to hit up a strip club for his bachelor party. As pole dancers make-out in Zino’s face for his amusement, he explains that he doesn’t need a pre-nup because he and The-The (I HATE that nickname) will be together forever. Benzino then announces that Stevie will be his best man. The following day, a very hungover Stevie is being yelled into consciousness by the Puerto Rican alarm clock. Joseline Hernandez can’t imagine why her husband would want to be in a wedding where he’s smashed the bride. When he tells her that he is heading to L.A. to record with Snoop Dogg, Joseline smells trouble.