Luann de Lesseps really doesn’t care if viewers like her, does she? The Countess recently announced that she’d love to see the return of Jill Zarin on Real Housewives Of New York! I cannot wait to hear what Luann’s friend Bethenny Frankel has to say about this… Thankfully, there are other names being considered as the next Real Housewife.
With the overwhelming success of Bethenny’s return to Real Housewives Of New York, Luann was recently asked what other former Housewife she’d like to see comeback. The first name out of Luann’s mouth: Jill! ““I love Jill, so I’d love to bring Jill back, selfishly,”quipped Luann.
Last night Real Housewives Of New York turned 100 and kept it 100! Andy Cohen checked in one-on-one with all of the current cast, Aviva Drescher, and also Kelly Bensimon who shared some really illumination information about her version of Scary Island, the issues with Bethenny Frankel, and more. It made me all the more le sad that Le’ Ladies New York are done for this season!
It’s clear that Bethenny has become the omnipotent narrator of RHONY; the all-knowing, all-seeing, all-describing prophet who speaks of success and failures with aplomb and certainty. It’s not a bad role for her, and she clearly relishes in it (and clearly isn’t glad her talk show ended!).
For the 100th episode, I was pleasantly surprised how candid and willing the ladies were to share their side of the stories – and I’m also super glad Bravo allowed them to really go IN. I appreciated Bravo not pretending viewers don’t understand things such as editing!
We have Fashion Week photos coming out of our ears! Between the agency pics and what the PR reps are sending over to us, we are buried. The reality TV stars hit up the OK! Magazine NYFW party earlier this week and we have the pics from the pink carpet arrivals and behind the scenes!
New York Fashion Week is attracting a slew of reality stars this week, including Kim Kardashian, Nene Leakes, Stassi Schroeder and others. We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting fashion picks from Fashion Week festivities and several other events happening on both coasts – and across the pond on Celebrity Big Brother, too.
Over in L.A. we have Kyle Richards grabbing lunch with a friend. And in the UK, Farrah Abraham and Jenna Jameson got “fake” evicted on Celebrity Big Brother.
Check out those pics and more down below! And stay tuned later this week as Kanye West presents his second collection. This means more outrageous fashion picks from Kim and company. Highlight of my week, sadly.
Bethenny’s dramatic return to RHONY (along with the cast dynamic) revived the once stagnant show. RHONY has always been Andy Cohen‘s baby – and the same can be said of Bethenny, his friend and the original break-out Housewife. Bravo is hoping to continue that magic next season is well and are in “final negotiations” with Bethenny for a contract renewal. Along with Bethenny, the other definite returning Housewives are Luann de Lesseps and Carole Radziwill because of the former friends acrimonious arguing on and off TV.
Last night Real Housewives Of New York revealed secrets. Such secrets as Bethenny Frankel is the only woman in NYC who has abandoned waxing. And sadly, it’s all over. But there were no fat ladies singing – only ex-countesses with autotune.
The big storylines were that Carole Radziwill has forgotten how to be an author and Josh and KristenTaekman had a 10-year anniversary celebration for which Kristen busted out her wedding gown. Also, Ramona Singer confessed that there were fractures in Ramonja. That’s it – the world is ending! But there was a new RHONY dynamic duo to replace them- Harole (Heather and Carole). In the end Ramona and Sonja Morgan hugged and made-up because after an adult lifetime of friendship and drama, of course there will be times when they don’t see eye-to-eye or support each other in the right way.
Bethenny and Dorinda Medley meet for drinks to swap stories about their past lives being broke and waitressing. Both credit the hard work, volatile environment, and required sucking up for tips to their current success because they’re not afraid to speak their minds, be bold, or mix cough medicine with booze. Bethenny loves Dorinda because she’s a broad. Hey, isn’t that why we all like Dorinda? In fact, all these long seasons – what was RHONY doing here without Dorinda?!