The Real Housewives of New York ladies are still in Newport, Rhode Island on tonight’s episode. And the “fun” continues. Tinsley Mortimer hosts a dinner for the cast, which doesn’t go well. Ramona Singer ditches the group to flirt with random men at the bar.
That behavior is expected for Ramona. And, at some point, Leah McSweeney hurls at ravioli at Ramona
This beef between Dorinda Medley and Tinsley Mortimer appears to be pretty one-sided. During the previous Real Housewives of New York season, Dorinda took issue with Tinsley’s reluctance to share with the group, which is an important thing for a reality TV start to do. However, Dorinda took her annoyance a little too far this season though. She’s mad at Tinsley for talking to Scott Kluth. She’s clearly irritated by Tinsley’s privilege, as Leah McSweeney pointed out on a recent episode.
Dorinda even claimed that she chews gum longer than the length of any of Tinsley’s relationships. Meanwhile, Tinsley seems to be pretty nice to Dorinda in return. It even seems like Dorinda takes issue with Tinsley’s politeness and (seemingly) genuine desire to be cool with Dorinda. Dorinda recently admitted that it’s hard to watch herself this season. However, she doesn’t seem to have any remorse for her behavior, only excuses.
When Dorinda Medley joined Real Housewives of New York, she became an instant fan favorite. In contrast, the current season is rough for her and a lot of her drama appears to be her fault. Dorinda has been relentlessly attacking Tinsley Mortimer. Leah McSweeney seemingly hit the nail on the head when she theorized that Dorinda is just jealous of Tinsley’s wealth and privilege.
Yes, Dorinda was struggling after her home flooded. Going through a public breakup is tough. Throw in the fact that she’s still struggling to grieve her late husband and it adds up to a lot. And, yes, Tinsley is not as open as the other women who literally get paid to be open about their lives. Dorinda is probably not the only one who’s frustrated by that, but her level of anger just doesn’t seem to be justified. Tinsley seems to be pretty nice to her too. What gives? It’s just an incredibly unflattering season for Dorinda. That’s for sure. However, Elyse Slaine says that things are not as they appear.
In a surprise to most Real Housewives of New York fans, Ramona Singer has served a voice of reason for most of the current season. However, things are really blowing up for her this week. She turned against her friend of 20 years Elyse Slaine, who responded by sharing screenshots of their private text message conversations. Leah McSweeney called out Ramona for refusing to include her sister Sarah McSweeney on a cast trip. Leah and Sarah also accused Ramona of “pooping her pants” and “flirting with drunk, married men” at the same time.
On top of that, Ramona is beefing with Dorinda Medley, who has, apparently, taken a break from tearing down Tinsley Mortimer to fight with Ramona on social media. She also thinks that Ramona is “insensitive” to what she’s going through. This off-season fighting is a lot more interesting than the rather boring season we’ve been watching.
I love Real Housewives Of New York. Also, I want to hang out with them. The FOMO is worse than ever with this whole quarantine thing and everything. I will drink 10 martinis and lose my mind with Leah McSweeney. I will tear down the genteel (only-in-delusion) Upper East Side establishment – starting with their flowers. I will burn Newport to the ground with a fire of toasted marshmallows and vodka. It will be great. Ramona Singer can take her wannabe elegance and stuff it like a lobster roll.
Anyway, Ramona has invited all the Real Housewives of New York ladies to beautiful and sophisticated Newport, RI where she’s attempting to refashion herself into some sort of elegant grand dame in the search of a wealthy husband. Pssst…. Turtle Time, that ship has sailed. Meanwhile, there is Tinsley Mortimer, whose family actually owns a house in Newport where they spend summers. They winter in Palm Beach.
See, this is why they hate Tinsley. It’s not her screeching, or the whining, or the Power Puff Girl makeup with plastic-y tears, it’s the access. The blue bloodstock that doesn’t come from marrying up, and won’t dry-up with divorce.
She may float like a butterfly but she sure stings like a bitch! Leah McSweeney has been, I dare say, a perfect addition to this season of The Real Housewives of New York City.
So far, the RHONY newbie seems to have hit it off with each of her fellow ‘Wives. She’s chucked tiki torches in the Hamptons, exposed the ladies to the Russian Bathhouse, stuck up for Tinsley Mortimer and called out everything from white supremacy to Sonja Morgan‘s unending delusions. However, it appears Leah‘s budding friendship with Ramona Singer hits the rocks during the cast trip to Newport, R.I. due to her drinking. Ahead of the episode, she took to social media to address the OG’s issues with her and trust me, it’s a takedown of epic proportions.
After many episodes with minimum plot lines, it seems like Real Housewives of New York is going to get interesting tonight. The cast heads to Newport, Rhode Island for a weekend getaway.
Leah McSweeney wants to invite her sister Sarah McSweeney. I don’t blame her since she basically got thrown into this group of sharks. Having her sister around might be comforting. However, Ramona Singer and Sonja Morgan are not on board. Instead, they want to be cliquey; i.e. sticking to the paid cast members for the trip invite list. And, yes, that somehow includes Elyse Slaine.
Elyse Slaine has been a quiet but tangible presence so far this season on The Real Housewives of New York City. Once rumored during filming to be a Friend of the Housewives for Season 12, many fans were surprised when the RHONY newbie didn’t make the official cast.
Recently, we here are Reality Tea covered a social media kerfuffle where Elyse clarified her role on the show compared to Season 11’s Barbara Kavovit. It seems the rookie got wind of our article, and let’s just say she doesn’t seem to happy about it.