Admittedly, I do this every time a newbie joins a franchise. I fall in major like with the fresh face only to come back and bite my words a few seasons later. Real Housewives of New York is no different. I love Kristen Taekman. I adore that she's friends with Carole Radziwill and (Holla!) Heather Thomson. She's even a good sport with LuAnn deLesseps (who I like more now that she's in smaller doses) and Sonja Morgan. Best of all? She finds Aviva Drescher to be a total nut job…and, truth be told, I was quite the Aviva fan her freshman season. Hey, at least I realize my shortcomings, right?
Beginning her Bravo blog, Kristen jokes, "Yup, the 'new girl' is taking all these fancy NY Ladies to Montana. Naturally, Carole and I need a wax. Funny, so Carole and I spoke that morning and go figure, we both had waxes that day at the same place so we decided to go together! Don't all girlfriends go to hold their friend's hands while they get their kitty waxed? Ha ha! I roll in wax for real. I wax everything! Arms, legs, mustache, brows, kitty…TMI I know — but after all, this is a reality show! So we are waxed and ready for Montana! PS. Carole is a natural blonde who knew?? #shhhhhhhh" Bwahahaha! TMI, Kristen. T.M.I.
Aviva Drescher has gone from sort of amusingly unhinged to absolutely deranged on this season of Real Housewives of New York. From her father George's antics, to fighting with everyone, Avicious needs to use her newly-minted inhaler to take several deep breaths and get ahold of herself.
After arguing with Kristen Taekman about the validity of her asthma in this week's episode, Aviva is ranting in her Bravo blog about what a horrible person Kristen is. Be ready – it's um… Avicious!
Aviva begins by insulting Kristen's husband, the highly contemptible Josh, and continues by insulting pretty much everything else about Kristen.
Last night on Real Housewives of New York the ladies headed to the wild, wild west in Montana. Kristen Taekman organized the trip and like the over-eager rookie she is, she expected everyone to be jumping with glee at the prospect of spending a week at a dude ranch far, far away from any actual dudes. Now you know Sonja T. Morgan was going through withdrawal something terrible – something that even a pair of cotton granny panties couldn't cure.
Before the ladies left Aviva Drescherdecided she needed a little attention. Because you know - Meviva. Aviva had suddenly came down with a rampant case of asthma. She's allergic to horses, and hay, and long plane rides with women she does not like, and best-selling books, and being away from Saint Reid, savoir of upper east side princesses with daddy issues. Clearly Aviva is not allergic to asses – I mean she's able to be around George.
One of Bravo's original franchises may suffer from lackluster ratings but it certainly hasn't suffered from lack of drama. I'm not sure why viewers haven't connected to the storylines because I've found the combination of the ladies interesting, and the storylines – for the most part – amusing.
Ramona Singer took to twitter today to post photos of her behind-the-scenes hair and makeup and also reveal her look. It's quite different from the Ramona satin cocktail dresses of yore – and that's a good thing. Thankfully, the bang curler is still present. It's her signature look!
Kristen Taekman also prepared for her first ever Housewives reunion – it should be an experience. Photos are below!
On this week's episode of Real Housewives of New York the drama was all about supposed scandals and the gossips that spread them. At the center of some salacious stories was Carole Radziwill, whose ex-boyfriend Russ was accused of sleeping with Sonja Morgan while Carole and Russ were still dating!
Putting her intrepid reporter skills to good use, Carole did some digging and discovered that not only was the story untrue, it was fabricated for a storyline! Ouch! When your own talent is calling you out on making things up, that's not very reality TV, is it reality TV maestros?
When one goes about the admirable task of raising money to fund cancer research and puts in the extra mile to turn it in to a fun event for those invited, and then goes so far as to provide the opportunity to shop you think the guests would be occupied enough to just smile and be polite. Unfortunately LuAnn de Lesseps underestimated Aviva Drescher's need for attention. And her ignorance about what churns a woman's appetite! Answer: Her Father!
Unfortunately for our poor friend LuAnn not everyone has read Class With The Countess cover-to-cover. Aviva may have read Carole Radziwill's books but she has certainly skipped an equally important Housewives text - the ultimate guide to good behavior – because the Real Housewives of New York star behaved abominably during LuAnn's luncheon.
First Aviva decided to send text messages advertising her father George's recent three-way with a former Miss USA, and then she proceeded to talk about the inappropriate topic throughout the entire lunch. Luckily Aviva stopped long enough to at least bid on a dress, but she interrupted LuAnn's co-host's speech about her mother's cancer battle to discuss her father's battle with keeping it in his pants. As a result LuAnn is disgusted.
The ladies are still in Saratoga where Sonja's drunken meltdown culminates with a half-hearted attempt to flee wearing a shirt that does not count as a dress and absconding LuAnn de Lesseps' limo driver. Unfortunately a coveting of wine momentarily distracts her and Sonja decides to enact her payback by dropping some wine farts before forgiving the other ladies and hitting up the club.
Without a doubt Aviva Drescher's father George is scandalous (and lewd!) but somehow he found a woman who loves him – an attractive and successful one at that. Please do not tell me what his secret is!
Cody tells Bravo's The Dish that her experiences on Real Housewives of New York were mostly positive, she is planning her wedding to George, and that her nail salon is doing fabulously!
"It was nerve-wracking but the ladies are cool," Cody says of appearing on RHONY. "It was my first time meeting Aviva and her co-workers and friends as well," Cody shares. "I was extremely nervous! I was thinking, 'She's [Aviva] going to rip me a new one!' But she was so welcoming and she embraced me. I was more comfortable than I expected to be."