Oh Real Housewives Of New York – you never cease to amaze me. Last night’s episode shone a rather frantic light on the very temporary nature of life as a Housewife.
First up Sonja Morgan has an intern she believes is her twin. This intern has Sonja’s nose, butLuann de Lesseps‘ voice and it’s all together confusing. That poor girl – Alex – upon realizing her predicament was shocked. In Sonja’s kitchen Luann lectures her about making amends with Bethenny Frankel, but Sonja is not inclined. She’s not going to grovel at the feet of the self-proclaimed Queen B, who is schtupping other women’s husbands and channeling the burden of her hypocrisy by having hysterical projecting meltdowns on Luann. Or at least I think that’s what happened between Bethenny and Luann during the Berkshires Bonanza. Which sounds like a recipe. Maybe Adam and Carole Radziwill can put it in their cookbook?! I give it a “Radish Rating” of 9.
At this point, it does not seem like Carole Radziwill and Luann de Lesseps will ever be friends. There has just been way too much drama and really goes beyond Real Housewives of New York. These two really cannot stand each other and they will jump at every possible chance to put the other’s shit on blast.
So I’m not at all surprised that Carole is capitalizing on the Luann-centered arguments from the most recent episodes. Carole has decided to speak out against Luann and call her out for hypocrisy- yet again.
I have no idea why anyone would ever come for Dorinda Medley after attending on her events. She really is the hostess with the mostest. It really killed me to see the ladies ruin her holiday party throughout multiple episodes of Real Housewives of New York . Dorinda did what she could to have a fun party and look after her guests. I mean come on, she made lasagna, invited Santa Claus, and got the girls customized wine glasses as gifts. She could not have done a better job!
That’s why I’m vicariously offended by the fact that both Bethenny Frankel and Carole Radziwill decided to make fun of Dorinda’s home and use the house itself as a justification for their behavior there. Not to mention that it literally makes no sense to accuse someone’s home of instigating an argument. Well, Dorinda didn’t take too kindly to the remarks and she let her anger in a pretty public forum.
Sure, every show in the Real Housewives franchise is unique is, but there are certain elements that carry through in every series. Although each Housewife is unique, there is pretty much always one person in each show who is a real stickler for etiquette- and wants every single person to be aware of it.
These are the ladies who live by a set of social rules and love to remind the other cast members about it whenever they possibly can. You know who I’m talking about and there’s one of these girls in each series. Sometimes these ladies are just genuinely trying to share some guidance based on their past experiences. And other times these are the kind of women who just like to hear themselves talk about etiquette over and over again.
This has me wondering if time can really heal all wounds. Will Jill ever return to the show? Her former cast mate Luann de Lesseps addressed this in a recent interview. Plus she revealed some pretty other interesting info.
The thing that I like about watching Real Housewives of New York is that there really seems to be history of genuine relationships among the cast. In contrast, I feel like some of the other shows in the franchise just have random combinations of people who make good TV. But anyway, in my head, I just like to think that these women are all close friends and that they will be that way forever.
So it kills me to see everyone hating on Luann de Lesseps this season. And it just feels so vicariously awkward to know that both Sonja Morgan and Ramona Singer had some sort of romantic and/or sexual interactions with Luann’s current fiance Tom D’Agostino. If I could think of a weird that is more extreme than “awkward” I would apply it here. But anyway, it seems like things are pretty “uncool” between Luann and Ramona these days.
“Why do the girls care who I date or what I do with my private life? I’m living my life the way I choose and as long as I don’t harm anyone in the process, I say “chic ce la vie!” Dating is a game and flirting is part of it, but I’ve never tried to steal a man away from his woman. The fact that I have so many great girlfriends is proof that I respect other people’s relationships and that I’m a loyal friend. Sometimes, I think the girls confuse morality with jealousy.” (Ramona would disagree)
Bethenny Frankel is explaining why she’s turned into a chronic bolter this season on The Real Housewives of New York. The reality star took to her blog to give some insight to where her head was at during the insanity of the past few episodes. And she also touches on that whole “dating a married man” thing.
Bethenny starts, “That argument was insane. I meant it all. I am not a slut shamer. I am a hypocrite and dishonesty shamer. Many of you noticed that Luann spelled my name incorrectly on her phone. Perhaps I would have been softer on her or forgiven her if she knew how to spell my name after eight years.” Eric(k)a Jayne feels your pain, Bethenny.