Months later, it’s still hard to get over how epic Andy Cohen’s baby shower was. Imagine all of those Real Housewives on a moving float. Plus cast members from Vanderpump Rules, Southern Charm, Below Deck, and Shahs of Sunset. That was the Bravo float for the Pride celebration in New York City this past weekend.
Andy gathered the most enthusiastic group of Bravolebrities. They dressed up in festive rainbow outfits. They danced, sang, and they had a few cocktails, of course.
Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice’s husband, Joe Giudice, won a small victory while waiting to see if he will be deported to his native Italy. While he is waiting to find out the court’s final decision, he can stay in the United States but will remain in ICE custody. As you may recall, the couple plead guilty to federal fraud charges, and served staggered prison sentences so that one parent could be at home to care for their daughters.
Joe was taken by ICE after completing his prison sentence. Teresa took their four daughters to visit Joe on May 22 for Joe’s birthday. It was their first time visiting him while Juicy Joe was in ICE custody.
When Jim Marchese is in the news, you know it isn’t good. This time it’s for a seriously heartbreaking reason. To catch everyone up, Jim’s wife, Amber Marchese was a one-season wonder. The couple was featured on Season 6 of Real Housewives of New Jersey. They have two children together, Corbin and Isabella. Jim also has two teenage sons from a prior marriage, named Michael and Sebastian.
During his short stint on RHONJ, Jim proved himself to be a human garbage pile. He earned that name for repeatedly yelling disgusting things in every woman’s face on the show. He even justified this behavior on Watch What Happens Live back in 2014. On WWHL, he told Andy Cohen that he was actually the only “non-sexist in the group because I treat everyone equally.” Jim congrats, you can teach Misogyny 101. He also spent Season 6 spreading rumors about people’s marriages and wined like a child every time he was on camera. Since RHONJ, Jim passes the time typing homophobic remarks on Twitter. Apparently, it wouldn’t be Pride Month if there wasn’t some ignoramus ruining the celebration.
Lately it seems like Real Housewives of Atlanta has revolved around NeNe Leakes. She dealt with her husband, Gregg Leakes’, cancer battle. She even implied that he was ill because karma was paying him back for cheating on her. Really, NeNe? That is about as low as you can go.
Unless, of course, you are throwing RHOA co-stars Kandi Burruss and pregnant Porsha Williams out of your closet and ripping a camera man’s shirt in the process. NeNe later made fun of Porsha’s weight and body-shamed the new mom just days after she gave birth. That isn’t cool, NeNe.
It seems that Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Danielle Staub and her newest fiancé Oliver Maier, have been receiving some unwanted attention from his ex. Of course, drama always finds Danielle. Why isn’t she a full-time Jersey Housewife?
Last season on RHONJ, Danielle’s antics leading up to her wedding to Marty Caffrey would make a bridezilla blush. Shortly thereafter, the couple separated but continued their acrimonious behavior leading up to their divorce. The ink on Danielle and Marty’s divorce papers was still wet when Danielle announced that she was engaged to businessman Oliver. It happened one week after her divorce was finalized. You must admire Danielle’s ability to
trap men find love so often. After all, as Teresa Giudice pointed out in Season 1, Danielle had already been engaged 19 times. If you add in Marty and Oliver, that means she has been engaged a whopping 21 times. That is table-flipping unbelievable!
As both the Real Housewives of New York and the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills seasons are winding down, it is time to start thinking about the reunions. Some of us look forward to the Housewife reunions as we hope to get all of our burning questions answered. Others know that the answers the ladies give are often phony, evasive, self-serving or disingenuous. Of course, that doesn’t stop us from watching–or having opinions!
Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen is forced to be a jack-of-all trades to get the ladies to confess to their social crimes, apologize to their wronged co-stars and make up by the end of the reunion. Which, any way you look at it, is a Herculean task. You have to wonder how he does it. Reunion after reunion. Andy recently shared which of the reunions have been the most difficult for him to manage–it must have been hard to pick just a few!
In addition to being the patriarch, godfather, and ultimate supreme ruler of all things Real Housewives, Andy Cohen is a new dad and the host of Bravo’s late night talk show, Watch What Happens Live. As the first openly gay American late night talk show host, Andy has long been an eloquent and gracious advocate for LGBTQ+ rights.
New York City is currently hosting WorldPride, the world’s largest Pride event, spanning the entire month of June. The Bravo network is known for its support of the LGBTQ+ community. So it is no surprise that Bravo and Andy have a float in the parade this year.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey viewers have seen the Giudice girls grow up since Season 1. Teresa Giudice even gave birth to Audriana Giudice on camera. Now it’s just so surreal to know that Gia Giudice is about to be a college freshman. Long gone are the days of posing for the cameras and trying to make it as a child star.
Now, it feels like Gia is all grown up. Gia recently went to prom with Dolores Catania’s son Frankie Catania. It’s very unclear if the two of them are dating or if they just went to prom as old friends. But, how beautiful would this couple be?