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Jill Zarin

Real Housewives of New York’s Jill Zarin was an original cast member and stayed on for four seasons.  She chose to leave at the time, but has given clear indications that she wants to return.  Viewers saw Jill on the periphery of last week’s episode, trying to charm her way into the group.

The main target was Dorinda Medley, who was having none of it according to Jill.  Perhaps it was not the best time to charm Dorinda.  She was in fine form at Luann de Lesseps Halloween party, seemingly taking over as hostess with a very passive-aggressive toast.  Maybe it wasn’t the best night for Jill to ingratiate herself to Dorinda, as Dorinda was otherwise occupied with attacking  Ramona Singer.

Jill and Elyse Slaine lived streamed together after the episode aired to discuss what went down during the party. According to Jill, there was a lot of hostility from Dorinda behind the scenes.

“I wanted to go that weekend up to Dorinda’s house,” Jill explained, “I’m glad I didn’t, cuz I think it would have been bad for me.  But I wanted to, and Dorinda blocked me.  She was very mean to me at the party that night.”

 

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Dorinda accused Jill of using her to get back on the show.  And while ranting at Jill, Dorinda had another “clip” moment

“She was so mean to me,” Jill explained, “I said, ‘you know Dorinda did I do something to you, you’ve been very mean to me?’ and she goes, ‘BRAVO BRAVO BRAVO.  We’re not doing this on the show.  You’re just using me to get on the show.'”

 

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During the episode, Jill questioned whether Dorinda always behaved in a confrontational manner.  “It was very hurtful,” Jill said, “and I like Dorinda.  I liked Dorinda Season 1.  I don’t like Dorinda this season.  She’s not nice.  I think she’s angry and hurt, coming from a place of all that.  But the reality is, I don’t see her being very nice to anyone.”

Does Jill still want to be back on the show?  It certainly sounds like she is presenting herself as a useful ally.  She said, “I don’t know why Dorinda felt so threatened by me.  If anything, I would have been very loyal to her because have a history together.  I would have been a good person to back her up against Ramona.”

 

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“I would have been an ally,” Jill continued, “and that’s what this game is like.  It’s like a game of chess and you have allegiances and stuff like that. ”

Being that this episode has brought in lower ratings, this mix of boozing and strategizing doesn’t seem to be working.  Perhaps we need a cast shakeup.  And Jill is ready.

 

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