Sometimes, life is a matter of perspective. Instead of being “stuck” at home because of the pandemic, it might feel better to view the situation as being “safe” at home instead.
Of course, what’s going on the world right now should not be minimized, not by any means. Nevertheless, a lot of people with “non-essential” jobs are at home. Some are homeschooling their children. Others have turned their living rooms into an office. Most of the people who are reading this have been watching a lot of reality TV shows- in the background, while fulfilling responsibilities, of course. Well, Bravo knows that fans are looking for premium programming. And, no, I’m not trying to re-watch an episode of a show that I just watched last week.
Joao Franco’s first season on Below Deck Mediterranean did not inspire a lot of confidence in his ability for a respectful romantic relationship. His constant flirtations with Kasey Cohen while wooing a smitten Brooke Laughton was cringe-worthy at best. Their relationship chugged along for a bit after the season ended. Brooke went to visit Joao’s family in Zimbabwe, which seemed promising, but she ultimately broke up with him shortly thereafter.
Of course that all played out in the Bravolebrity spotlight. Since then, Joao has been keeping his relationship with girlfriend Michelle Dicu relatively private, except for a few Instagram posts. But on Friday, Joao did share some very exciting news with his followers.
Did she, or didn’t she? Below Deck Mediterranean premiered this week and everyone’s favorite Zimbabwean João Franco is already playing the woe -is- me card.
According to João his lady love
Kasey Cohen Brooke Laughton broke his heart by cheating on him. Or, is that just what he wants us to believe?
Below Deck Mediterranean’s Joao Franco has a new lady in his life. And unlike Joao’s last attempt at a mature relationship, he seems very confident in his decision this time. She’s even got him smitten enough to be sharing sentimental poems and quotes about serendipity.
Joao’s current love interest debuted on his Instagram back in November. The two were paddle-boarding in Fort Lauderdale. Since then, Michelle Dicu has appeared with the Season 3 bad boy spending Christmas at the beach and enjoying cozy dates in Manhattan. Joao even dedicated a poem to his sweetheart for Valentine’s Day.
Below Deck Mediterranean will be back for Season 4. Bravo revealed the familiar faces in the cast lineup for the next season. Captain Sandy Yawn is back to navigate the picturesque waters of the Mediterranean. This time in South of France.
Hannah Ferrier returns as Chief Stew. That’s to be expected. She’s been with the show since the beginning. It doesn’t seem like any of her second or third stews ever have any longevity though. Brooke Laughton and Kasey Cohen will not be returning.
Orange County Housewives Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador, and Vicki Gunvalson dressed up as “old ladies” on the last episode and shared a behind-the-scenes photo on Instagram.
Atlanta Housewife Porsha Williams and 90 Day Fiance cast member Elizabeth Potthast showed off their growing baby bumps.
Beverly Hills Housewives Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Erika Jayne, Dorit Kemsley, and Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave shared photos from the cast trip in France. Lisa Vanderpump was not present. Obviously.
Andy Cohen united Mariah Carey and Sandra Bernhard while filming his radio show.
Khloe Kardashian, James Kennedy, Kristen Doute, Stassi Schroeder, Katie Maloney, Brie Bella, and Nikki Bella all shared photos from the People’s Choice Awards.
Check out all of those photos and more from this week’s Instagram Roundup in the gallery below.
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There were some very impressive reality TV star Halloween costumes this year. Sure, some people just threw on an animal ear headband, but most of them really went all out. Lisa Rinna dressed like her Real Housewives of Beverly Hills costar Erika Jayne and absolutely killed it. When Erika posted the photo on her own Instagram, it took me a few seconds to realize that it was Lisa and not Erika.
Cameran Eubanks’ dressed up her daughter Palmer as fellow Southern Charm cast member Patricia Altschul. She even dressed up her neighbor’s dog (long story) Elvis to accompany Palmer as Patricia’s beloved butler Michael.
A lot of your favorite reality TV stars enjoyed some quality time with their kids this week. Kim Zolciak celebrated her daughter Ariana Biermann’s birthday. Former New York Housewife Jill Zarin hung out with her daughter Ally Shapiro. Teresa Giudice supported her daughter Gia Giudice while she cheered at her high school’s football game. Southern Charm star Cameran Eubanks let her daughter Palmer play with a Shep Rose bobblehead. Who got that for her?