Times When Real Housewives Made a Huge Deal Over Nothing


There is no doubt that the Real Housewives franchise brings a type of drama like no other. With over a dozen spin-offs, the franchise has seen countless memorable moments throughout the years. Many of the show’s stars have a tendency of being rather dramatic, which is part of what makes it so fun to watch.

However, there have been some moments where the women completely overreacted, and made a big deal over something that wasn’t that deep. The following four instances are among some of the most dramatic moments in Real Housewives history, although we do not think the circumstances warranted such extreme reactions!

Candiace Dillard Pulled a Butter Knife On Ashley Darby


One of the pettiest Real Housewives arguments took place during the fourth season of Real Housewives Of Potomac, between Ashley Darby and Candiace Dillard. The two women had been arguing nonstop for weeks, although they finally reached their breaking point during a dinner at Candiace’s home.

Candiace had been questioning Ashley on her efforts to get pregnant, and even asked her if she had been drinking which could hinder the process. Candiace even took things a step further by trying to tell Ashley that her husband had not cried after they suffered a miscarriage. This was very out of line of Candiace, as these questions were not appropriate for a group dinner setting.

When Ashley attempted to defend herself, Candiace completely overreacted. Candiace began pointing her knife at Ashley, and eventually stood up and yelled at her to get out of her house. Candiace became enraged when Ashley briefly mentioned her mother, which caused her to completely flip out. In this situation, Candiace was clearly in the wrong, so this reaction from her was not justified at all.

Teresa Giudice’s Infamous Table Flip On RHONJ

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While Teresa Giudice‘s table flip scene is one of the most memorable in Real Housewives Of New Jersey history, it was also rather unnecessary. During a formal sit-down dinner, Teresa quickly found herself in conflict with Danielle Staub. After a verbal altercation, Danielle told Teresa to “pay attention,” which only led to further chaos.

In a fury, Teresa began screaming a series of insults at Danielle, and proceeded to shake and flip the table several times. Teresa had to be escorted out of the room, but continued screaming at Danielle until she was out of ear shot.

This was completely unprofessional of Teresa, and it was not a classy look. While Danielle did have a reputation as a villain on RHONJ, ultimately, Teresa should have been the better person and should not have had such a big reaction to her comment to pay attention.

Lisa Rinna Smashing the Wine Glass On RHOBH

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Lisa Rinna and Kim Richards had an infamous feud on Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills, which eventually boiled over during a girls trip to Amsterdam. The women were all out at a nice dinner when Lisa began stirring the pot. Lisa began hinting at Kim’s prior issues with addiction, which understandably infuriated Kim.

Kim tried to resolve the situation verbally by warning Lisa that she did not want her to spill any secrets about her and her husband. While this was not the best thing Kim could have said, it did not deserve the reaction it received from Lisa.

Lisa was angry beyond words at this point, and reached across the table attempting to grab Kim. When some of the other women began to hold her back, Lisa proceeded to throw her wine at Kim and then smashed the glass on the table. This was just embarrassing behavior from Lisa, which was completely unnecessary given that she had started the issue with Kim.

NeNe Leakes Grabbing a Producer On RHOA

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There is no question that NeNe Leakes was one of the most entertaining women on Real Housewives Of Atlanta, although she sometimes took things too far. One of NeNe’s craziest moments on the show surprisingly involved a producer, who accidentally got caught up in the middle of chaos.

NeNe became infuriated when she saw producers following fellow cast mates Porsha Williams and Kandi Burruss into her closet, and what happened next was unprecedented. NeNe chased the producer and yanked them by the shirt, which clearly caught them off guard.

This was not a good decision on NeNe’s part, as she should have left the production team out of her issues with her fellow cast members. While the other women going into her closet was certainly not ok, it did not warrant the physically aggressive reaction that NeNe gave either.