Elyse Slaine appeared on Real Housewives of New York listed as a “friend” of Ramona Singer’s. However, she soon realized that “friend” label was far from true. Ramona ditched Elyse, accused her of not being a “girl’s girl,” walked away from her at Leah McSweeney’s party, called her a “black widow,” and she agreed with Andy Cohen at the reunion when he referred to her as the “new Barbara K,” referring to Barbara Kavovit’s fall out with longtime friend Luann de Lesseps.
Normally, being a Friend of the Housewives is a great gig. They get the perks of being on the show without some of the drawbacks. However, Elyse wasn’t on the cast trip to Mexico and she didn’t get to share her side of the story during the reunion. As result, she started spilling the tea on social media.
Even though Real Housewives of New York Season 12 just ended, fans are already looking ahead to Season 13, specifically in regard to casting. Tinsley Mortimer left in the middle of Season 12. Dorinda Medley got fired after a rough season belittling Tinsley, reminding Luann de Lesseps that she has a mugshot, and refusing to listen to anyone who disagrees with her.
Leah McSweeney held off on filming Season 13, hoping to get a pay raise for her second season. It’s unclear exactly what happened in terms of dollar amounts, but Leah did confirm that she will be back for another season. Elyse Slaine, who isn’t technically a cast member, shared that she will not be on the show next season. So, that leaves Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, and Luann de Lesseps. What’s going on with them?
Our time in the Big Apple is over folks! Another season of The Real Housewives of New York is officially in the books. At times it was a disjointed mess, but no matter what the city that never sleeps is also the city that always delivers. Dorinda Medley’s anger issues are going to be a prominent focus for this final installment. The ladies are trying so hard to get her to face her issues head on, but she’s not having it.
Ramona Singer and Dorinda might be at the end of the road in their friendship. Neither has been impressed with the way the other has acted this season. 2020 must be the year for 20 year friendships to fall apart. It’s a shame that it has to happen like this. However, maybe for some of these friendships it’s for the best. In this kind of environment you can really see who has your back behind your back. Ramona is not a good friend. Period.
Wowowowow. These Real Housewives of New York reunion episodes are already making me question if I can live without these ladies in the coming months. I mean, except for Elyse Slaine who, despite her best efforts, was a total bust. Rest easy. She won’t be back.
After Bethenny Frankel dipped the night before filming for season 12 began, I think we’re all on edge about next year. So far we know that Dorinda Medley is “taking a pause.” Whatever that means. Better yet, Leah McSweeney will be returning. She may have secured a well-deserved pay raise too. From the sounds of it, we will be seeing her for season 13 with some heavy pockets and…a new face?
Bethenny Frankel quit Real Housewives of New York just one night before filming. Her absence was definitely felt. Don’t get me wrong, Real Housewives of New York always makes me laugh, but this season was definitely lacking compared to the others.
Then, Tinsley Mortimer quit in the middle of the season after finally finding her voice
and an interesting storyline. Recently, the news broke that Dorinda Medley will not be on the show next season. Of course, she’s acting like she left on her own. Most likely, she got fired, but now, Andy Cohen is trying to spin it like she’s just taking a break. Then after all of those losses, it was reported that Leah McSweeney refused to film unless she got a pay raise for her second season. It was also reported that the cast started filming the next season… without Leah.
So, what’s going on?
Real Housewives of New York fans weren’t ever given a proper introduction to Elyse Slaine. She just sort of kept popping up during Season 12 and was listed as “Ramona Singer’s friend.”
Real Housewives of New York is coming off a pretty uneventful season. Aside from partying and drinking, we couldn’t point to much of a storyline outside of Dorinda Medley attacking Tinsley Mortimer. Oh and the revelation that Sonja Morgan doesn’t shave her p**sy. Mark my words, a drunken Sonja randomly yelling about her vag in the midst of a perfectly respectable party will go down in housewives history.
Let’s just say the offseason was way more interesting than the season itself thanks to major cast shakeups. Bethenny Frankel’s exit left a big hole in the cast and opened the door for newbie, Leah McSweeney. Love her or hate her, we have to admit that she brought it. Tiki torches are still shook. Also, Tinsley left the show mid-season to pursue her fairy tale with on-again-off-again boyfriend Scott Kluth. Dorinda was fired once the season was over.
After one season as a part-time cast member, Barbara Kavovit disappeared from Real Housewives of New York. However, that hasn’t stopped her from sharing her opinions on the cast members, past and present.
We all know about her falling out with Luann de Lesseps, the person who “brought” her onto the show. But, she also has negative things to say about some of the other New York Housewives.