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Real Housewives of New York Season 12 - Part 1

Moving back to Thursday nights, premieres April 2. Cast includes the old favorites and new housewife, Leah Mcsweeney. Friend of Ramona and Dorinda's, Elyse Swaine, also joins the cast but will be in the Barbara K. role.

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by Anonymousreply 187Last Sunday at 4:45 PM

Elyse Slaine has an interesting background...

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by Anonymousreply 102/25/2020

In Bethenny news, she sold her Hamptons home -- the one criticized by Ramona -- only to likely lose money after factoring in the other associated costs. Ramona ended up being right about never buying a home next to a highway after all.

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by Anonymousreply 202/25/2020

Looks horrendous. A bunch of screeching drunk harpies. Also the look of the show (like “cinematography” lol) has changed, very drab and depressing look.

by Anonymousreply 302/25/2020

Looks like Dorinda is finally called our over her "issues".

by Anonymousreply 402/25/2020

In former NY housewife news, Jules was arrested on Sunday in -- where else? -- Boca for battery against Michael, the dwarf adjacent ex-husband.

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by Anonymousreply 502/25/2020

R5 that’s a face made for radio. Who did her brows? Harpo Marx’s angry Chinese cousin?

by Anonymousreply 602/25/2020

I HATE Leah's voice. Every other word is "like," with an affected delivery, as if she's a 20yr old Gen-Zer. Who wants to hear that?

by Anonymousreply 704/02/2020

Same shit,just like last year's opening. Really boring.

by Anonymousreply 804/02/2020

Girls get drunk, girls shout at each other, girls still think they're young.

by Anonymousreply 904/02/2020

Does anyone really give a flying fuck at the moment? The only thing I want to do to these smears of trash is kick them in the cunt.

by Anonymousreply 1004/02/2020

I'm glad they're back. I need some of this mindless entertainment. Ramona is as pathetic as ever. Newsflash Ramona, you're a narcissistic crazy crack and nobody will ever love you again.

by Anonymousreply 1104/03/2020

What’s the formula? Recruit Incest Survivors and put them drunk in a room together?

by Anonymousreply 1204/03/2020

yes it is

by Anonymousreply 1304/03/2020

"The ‘Real Housewives of New York’ to Bethenny Frankel: Good Riddance"

The Season 12 premiere of Bravo’s reality-TV juggernaut The Real Housewives of New York City launches Thursday with a sobering dose of, well, reality.

The first few minutes of the episode break the fourth wall in an unprecedented way, as each of the returning cast members discover and then react—with their signature cocktail of hysterics and wit—to the news that, days before production started on the season, star Bethenny Frankel decided to quit the show. More, she announced the move to the press without warning any of the girls.

Suffice it to say, the news hit the returning Housewives like a flying leg to the head.

“To me, that’s F-U,” Ramona Singer is seen saying in the sequence. A producer asks her to elaborate on what she thinks about it. She rolls her eyes with the force of the Earth spinning on its axis. “I don’t know why we even have to acknowledge. It’s so stupid.”

Dorinda Medley has a warmer reaction: “Why do I feel like crying a little bit?” Sonja Morgan is hurt: “I feel abandoned all over again. My daughter’s going to college and now I won’t have Bethenny. It’s a lot.”

But it’s Luann de Lesseps, whose showdown with a shaking, screaming, emotional Frankel provided the climax to the series’ previous season, who lands the clincher. “It’s really hard for me to say that I’ll miss her all that much,” the cabaret star says to the camera. “But as they say on Broadway, the show must go on. Without you.”

De Lesseps laughs when reminded of the line during a phone call to talk about the new season.

“Like I say in the show, I wasn’t that disappointed because, you know, I’ve gotten a lot of grief from her in the past,” she says from the Hamptons, where she’s self-isolating with her son and daughter. “As much as we’ve had good times, there’s been a lot of bad times. I was reminded that she hasn’t been supportive of me in a lot of ways.”

Plus, there’s the way everyone found out. “We felt kind of, you know, jilted and abandoned.”

Singer, who is waiting out the quarantine with her daughter and ex-husband, Mario, at his beach house in Boca Raton, felt particularly blindsided. “We found out through the press, which I thought was disrespectful to the cast.”

She initially balked at the producers’ suggestion that they talk about the behind-the-scenes drama on camera. Discussion of cast departures, contract renewals, and matters of production—things that acknowledge to viewers that, at the end of the day, this is a TV show—is typically discouraged, if not forbidden.

But after seeing a cut of the premiere episode, she’s come around to the decision. “I think we all realize it was a good thing because, you know what, she was a presence. It just shows that yes, she was part of us. And now she’s not.”

From her house in the Berkshires, Medley agrees. “It would have been weird if they didn’t do it,” she says.

Beyond shock, her initial reaction was shaded with concern for the series. Frankel was the franchise’s biggest name and, with her bulldozing wit and rodeo ability to lasso in plot, arguably the show’s driving force.

“It was scary,” Medley says. “She was an integral part of the show and I was worried. I didn’t know the new girl (new cast member Leah McSweeney), and I didn’t know how people were going to react to it. I think what it did is it really pushed all of us just that little bit more.”

“I thought it was a great way to emit my emotions, because I had strong feelings,” says Morgan, speaking from—and you can’t make this up—a wellness spa near Palm Springs, where she booked a juicing-and-colonics recharge months before the pandemic and is now, essentially, stuck. “I felt really separation anxiety when Bethenny left, so I was happy to have that moment to go behind the scenes and say, ‘What!? Oh my God!’”

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In a recent interview with Variety’s Kate Aurthur, Frankel explained that she left the show, in part, because it was no longer a platform to promote her businesses. She pulled the lever at the spur-of-the-moment during negotiations, she said. “It’s taken me longer to order a pasta dish than just to decide this.”

“It was really the paycheck, which was, you know, astronomical at that point,” she told Variety. “And so I was staying because of money. And I just thought to myself, a bartender, a high-class prostitute who’s making a lot of money, you gotta sometimes make a move, and just say, ‘Let me just do what feels right to me.’”

In February, upcoming streaming service HBO Max announced an eight-episode order of the unscripted series The Big Shot With Bethenny. But in recent weeks, Frankel has thrown herself into providing emergency assistance to those affected by the coronavirus crisis through her disaster relief initiative BStrong.

Her efforts with BStrong were frequently spotlighted on Real Housewives and, regardless of the state of their friendships, were always supported and spoken highly of by the other cast members.

While Frankel’s departure was largely met with a panicked reaction from the show’s fans about how it would affect the series, the returning cast members maintain that having someone who was such a commanding presence step away could only be a good thing.

“A lot of the time she was overwhelming and didn’t allow us to express ourselves in a way we could have,” Singer says. (In the opening of the premiere, she puts it this way: “Everyone will be freer in spirit. Sometimes with her I don’t know if she’s going to come purr at me or scratch my eyes out.”)

She credits a particular producer, Darren Ward, with seeing this as an opportunity, refusing to let Singer get away with discussing her life on camera in superficial terms, acting like a therapist and forcing her to dig into uncomfortable places. Case in point: one scene in the premiere in which Singer has a sobbing meltdown at a bar about being 60 and alone, wailing, “I want a man to hold me and be with me!”

“I can’t believe I did that,” she says. “I don’t think I could have exposed myself in that way if Bethenny was still filming. It’d still be a great show with her. But it’d be a different show.”

De Lesseps was also grateful for some noticeable “breathing room” this season. “She took up a lot of oxygen in the room, to be quite honest. I think it was always a lot about Bethenny.”

In her case, that means continuing to chronicle her journey with alcohol addiction and sobriety in the aftermath of her 2017 arrest for disorderly intoxication, resisting arrest, battery of an officer, and making threats against a public servant, and the ensuing stints in rehab.

The RHONY premiere Thursday shows de Lesseps leaving her final probation hearing. But fans of the show have already gasped with concern after a trailer for the season showed her taking a sip of vodka in a future episode.

Yes, she is allowing herself to drink again, de Lesseps says, though at the moment she’s not consuming alcohol while in self-isolation.

“I’ve decided that, you know what, I suffered long enough,” she says. “I felt like I could take drinking responsibly and at least give it a go. So you’re going to see me drink socially on the show.”

She’s taking her relationship day by day. A journey so personal is undoubtedly complicated by the fact that it’s being weathered in front of a camera crew...and the world.

“I decided not to pigeonhole myself into, like, ‘I’m not drinking.’ I decided not to label it,” she says. “To be judged because you have a glass of wine, it’s difficult. It's not easy walking that line.”

It’s a sentiment that echoes what Medley thinks is the reason that people keep tuning in. “We’re kind of brave, to put ourselves out there,” she says. Wiith New York City currently under lockdown, she jokes, “Now we’re gonna be probably the best entertainment in town.”

by Anonymousreply 1504/03/2020

Good, she's gone. Now I can make the show totally about ME, the most important person on television

by Anonymousreply 1604/03/2020

Bethenny was on the show for two reasons:

1 - Self promotion

2 - Product placement

After only one season of that shit, I was over it. And now, I'm glad she's gone.

I agree. GOOD RIDDANCE!

by Anonymousreply 1704/03/2020

Boy, when Dorinda's all coked up and drunk, the white trash in her really comes out. She went after Tinsley like a middle school mean girl.

And this Leah thing just seems like trash dressed up in expensive clothes and facial procedures. She should fit right in.

Did everyone else enjoy Ramona's tearless breakdown in the bar? She acts about as well as she walks the runway.

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by Anonymousreply 1804/05/2020

I flip the channel when boring ass Barbie fake doll tinsley is on uggggggggg

by Anonymousreply 1904/05/2020

Tinsley wasn't actually too annoying in this episode. She held her own against Dorinda.

They brought on Tinsley's friend Leah this season, probably to give Tinsley an ally against the other bitches.

by Anonymousreply 2004/05/2020

Tinsley and Leah aren't really friends though. Dorinda was looking rough at that party but I get what she is saying about Tinsley..there is absolutely nothing there. Dorinda seems to resent her partner John...I don't understand that relationship.

by Anonymousreply 2104/05/2020

agreed, Tinsel should be replaced by someone mre funz and less LOUD

why they keep bringing bak that dry hump bethanny????

by Anonymousreply 2204/05/2020

Dorinda's looking even more butch and dyke-ish this season than in the past.

by Anonymousreply 2304/05/2020

Will Dorinda’s hideous daughter Hannah be making an appearances this season?

by Anonymousreply 2404/05/2020

R24, God, I hope not.

by Anonymousreply 2504/05/2020

R25 = Dorinda

by Anonymousreply 2604/05/2020

Whatever, bitches. I loved the premiere. It was one of the stronger first episodes of their past few seasons. Leah is good people, albeit a little smarmy.

by Anonymousreply 2704/05/2020

They keep talking about Leahs clothing line like I’m supposed to know what it is. This crap is exactly what I need right now.

by Anonymousreply 2804/05/2020

NY is usually my favorite of the franchise, but I couldn't get past the first 20 minutes of this episode, primarily because Tinsley is so goddamned annoying and undeserving.

She looks fucking ridiculous with those garish fake eyelashes.

by Anonymousreply 2904/05/2020

This is a duplicate thread, please use the one linked below:

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by Anonymousreply 3004/05/2020

No one's mentioning that HOT toyboy William??

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by Anonymousreply 3104/10/2020

Why was that seriously ugly Dorinda woman chosen for the show? I don't understand why anyone wants to watch her hideous mug.

by Anonymousreply 3204/10/2020

Dorinda was hired because when she gets liquored up she turns into a monster. It’s sort of like the movie Gremlins.

by Anonymousreply 3304/10/2020

Ah, the train wreck factor.

by Anonymousreply 3404/10/2020

I was wondering that too, R31!

He is SMOKING hot, and Sonya said that Ramona reported that he has a big dick!

If he was having sex with Ramona, then I just bet he'd be willing to do it with anyone, for the right amount of money.

by Anonymousreply 3504/10/2020

[quote]No one's mentioning that HOT toyboy William??

Just curious, are you British? I thought Americans say "boy-toy" and British say "toy-boy." Anyway...

He is (former?) model, William "Billy/Will/Bill" McLarnon. He is now a real estate agent in NYC for Barbara Corcoran's company, The Corcoran Group. And the rumors of his big, beautiful cock are supposedly true. Last year, OMG Blog & others posted full-frontal nude pictures of him from a photo shoot he did when he was younger, but they were very quickly taken down and the post marked, "photos removed upon request." Sadly, they were removed before I saw them. He seems to have Google Alerts set for himself (hell, he'll probably see this post), since, you know, he's such an important, big-shot NYC real estate agent, now, and god forbid people see a male model nude. It seems he, somehow, had the pictures successfully scrubbed entirely from the internet. I have been unable to find them even on sites like LPSG and MaleGeneral and he is generally on those site's "Do Not Post" list, so the post is removed and, if it's a repeat violation, the poster banned if they post the pictures.

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by Anonymousreply 3604/10/2020

Yeah he was hot albeit a little sweaty...

by Anonymousreply 3704/10/2020

R32 Because Dorinda has a huge house out in the berkshires and she has the $ to be on this show. She basically represents everything these housewives stand for.

At least on this show.

by Anonymousreply 3804/10/2020

When Dorinda is sober, she's really nice but when she's drunk , she really nasty

by Anonymousreply 3904/10/2020

Dorinda is my favorite personality on this show.

by Anonymousreply 4004/10/2020

Dorinda makes great TV but she seems like a real cunt. I'd never want to actually meet her.

by Anonymousreply 4104/10/2020

[quote] Just curious, are you British? I thought Americans say "boy-toy" and British say "toy-boy."

Lol. I'm American -- just a typo on my part.

by Anonymousreply 4204/10/2020

I thought Episode 2 was a good overview of their innate pettiness and self-involvement.

by Anonymousreply 4304/10/2020

If anyone had any doubt that this franchise is Over, episode 2 was enough to do that. Horrific in its obvious setup and its desperate need to seem non-scripted.

by Anonymousreply 4404/10/2020

OMG look at this trashy clothing line by Leah. I wonder if she lets her daughter wear that crap.

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by Anonymousreply 4504/11/2020

I don't know why women refer to themselves as bitches. It's so demeaning.

by Anonymousreply 4604/11/2020

Tins needs intense therapy - she's so desperate for a man

She's lost in her bulimia and extreme weight-loss

She literally has her ex-husband's initials tattooed on her body "RLM"

She can't reveal who she is to Dorinda - because SHE has no idea who she is

by Anonymousreply 4704/11/2020

Why is leahs brand called married to the mob? Also where do they even sell this? K Mart?

by Anonymousreply 4804/11/2020

R48, There are very few products on her website and they are very average t-shirts and sweatshirts printed with simple and crude text and graphics. My guess is that the company was either inactive or failing and she's trying to boost sales with the show. All of those gross NY housewives should be wearing this one.

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by Anonymousreply 4904/11/2020

Wasn't Jill supposedly coming back this season?

What happened to that?

by Anonymousreply 5004/11/2020

I love Tinsley

by Anonymousreply 5104/12/2020

R51 = Dale Mercer

by Anonymousreply 5204/12/2020

Hey Dale,

Have I got a man for YOU! The two of you would get along so well.

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by Anonymousreply 5304/12/2020

Does he have money?

I need a man with money, because I'm a young widow with two children to raise.

(Actually Aviva was on Heather McDonald's "Juicy Scoop" podcast and YouTube video, saying she was embarrassed by her dad's behavior. She said her dad married the young girl he dated during her time on the show; he's currently divorcing that young woman; and he's involved with another young woman who has snakes(WTF). I was impressed by how honest Aviva was)

by Anonymousreply 5404/12/2020

Dale,

Is this enough? Oh, by the way, I have a seven inch tongue....

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by Anonymousreply 5504/12/2020

Mmmmmm....my daughters don't eat much

by Anonymousreply 5604/12/2020

I LOVE Tinsley! She rescued two dogs from China! That's the stuff - She is my #1 now.🐶🐶🥰

by Anonymousreply 5704/17/2020

I watched this week. These women are so trashy. Sonja is an obnoxious drunk and there's something wrong with Ramona. Very strange lady. She talks too fast and has crazy eyes.

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by Anonymousreply 5804/18/2020

The show must have jumped the shark. There has been 0 discussion.

by Anonymousreply 5904/23/2020

I'm here. I go in and out of seasons. The new gal seems a tad dull. Ramona's boobs are enormous, when did she get those?

by Anonymousreply 6004/23/2020

What sort of accent is it Sonja has? It's almost like she affects a downmarket way of speaking. She sounds like a townie. Maybe she's just being herself?

by Anonymousreply 6104/23/2020

This episode looks fun I want to know why a vibrator ended up on a platter with a chicken on Ramona’s kitchen counter

by Anonymousreply 6204/23/2020

It’s too trashy now esp with the Brandy Glanville wanna be and we never watched RHONY just to see them get all sloppy drunk and topless — we watched because they were maybe slightly sharper than the other Real HWs and for the verbal sparring and the epic shade . Or “character study “ as one write up said.

That’s why like it or not B was always the MVP.

by Anonymousreply 6304/23/2020

There is nothing interesting about watching 50 and 60 year old women getting sloppy drunk, making out with each other, taking off their clothes, and fighting with each other.

It's not even a good look on 20 and 30 year olds, much less on women who are practically grandmothers.

by Anonymousreply 6404/24/2020

[QUOTE] much less on women who are practically grandmothers.

by Anonymousreply 6504/24/2020

Sonja is from Albany...she has an Albany accent which can be like a New York accent just not as severe.

by Anonymousreply 6604/24/2020

You could see the wheels turning in the new girl's head as she planned her "outrageous" stunts for the party: "I'm gonna play it quiet at first, then I'll go WILD and steal the show! Drinking! Making out! Nudity! Vandalism!" Bo-ring.

I miss the early, early days of the Real Housewives, when the show had a bit of a cinema verite quality.

by Anonymousreply 6704/24/2020

Leah, the new housewife, is friends with Megan McCain and her wackjob husband. She wrote some articles for the husband's right-wing outlet so she's most likely a deplorable Trump lover like Ramona.

by Anonymousreply 6804/24/2020

What a boring episode. The visit to Ramona' has been the worst "visit" episode ever. The one good thing is that anyone who watches wouldn't trade lives with any of these harridans.

by Anonymousreply 6904/24/2020

Does anyone else just want to punch Ramona.

by Anonymousreply 7004/30/2020

There's just nothing interesting left to wring out of Luann, Ramona, or Sonja at this point. They need to do a hard reboot like they did in season 5 when they dumped Alex, Jill, and Kelly.

by Anonymousreply 7105/01/2020

Wrong! I am like an avocado with all my layers.

by Anonymousreply 7205/01/2020

R71 Darling you don't find a cabaret show titled "Marry, Eff, Kill" interesting?

by Anonymousreply 7305/01/2020

Are you nuts Reply 71?? I was rivetted watching me run my fashion show!

by Anonymousreply 7405/01/2020

R70 no I wanna punch Dorinda

by Anonymousreply 7505/01/2020

Agree R66. I’m from that area and sometimes have been mistaken for a native New Yorker or from southern Westchester based on my accent.

by Anonymousreply 7605/01/2020

This season is boring without Bethenny.

by Anonymousreply 7705/01/2020

Look at this old crinkle Sonja was married to. She's nothing but a cold-hearted grifting whore. Her drunk scenes are disgusting.

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by Anonymousreply 7805/01/2020

I'm enjoying not having to listen to her awful shrill voice R77

by Anonymousreply 7905/01/2020

Check out Sonja's feet. She's got flippers!

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by Anonymousreply 8005/01/2020

I was just idly reading Carole Radziwill's wikipedia entry. It states her estimated worth is $50 million. Is that remotely possible? How the hell?

by Anonymousreply 8105/02/2020

I'd say Carole wrote it but we all know she uses a ghost writer.

by Anonymousreply 8205/02/2020

Damn how much viagra did that dude need to hump Sonja.. he looks like the cryptkeeper

by Anonymousreply 8305/02/2020

Wow. Not even one comment on last night's episode? Stick a fork in this franchise.

by Anonymousreply 8405/08/2020

I hate Romana, evil nasty bitch

by Anonymousreply 8505/08/2020

I saw R84 it but I don't remember it.

Oops! I just realized I taped it but haven't watched it yet.

by Anonymousreply 8605/08/2020

original thread has been paywalled

might as well come here now

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by Anonymousreply 8705/08/2020

ratings in and it's still tanking.

.36 key demo 1.18 million total viewers this week

Bravo can't be happy about this but it's no shock. The season just sucks. Nothing good about it

by Anonymousreply 8805/08/2020

So I watched. Terrible. I had to ff through most of it.

by Anonymousreply 8905/08/2020

Well if this boring episode proved anything it’s that Dorinda is every bit as much gold digging trash as the rest of them. It’s rich of her to accuse Sonja and Tinsley of hanging on to their husbands when she does it more than anyone. And I’m not denying that Tinsley is a major gold digger as well but at least she went to the right schools and is in the same ballpark. Dorinda is guido trash who by some miracle married really well (cuz she ain’t anything to look at, either).

by Anonymousreply 9005/08/2020

Sonja has been pushing her stupid fashion line for years and nothing's come of it

clearly what Bethenny meant when she complained that the show didn't want to show more of her real business but they had time for Sonja's delusions

was Sonja ever really a NYC "it girl"? She acts like she used to be just cuz she let a bunch of famous men run through her back in the 80s and early 90s

by Anonymousreply 9105/08/2020

In Sonja's mind maybe she was an IT girl.

by Anonymousreply 9205/09/2020

Yes, Sonja is an IT girl.

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by Anonymousreply 9305/09/2020

Unfortunately, this show is unwatchable without Bethenny. She somehow tempered the others and brought a cunty sense of humor. They’re in big trouble without her.

by Anonymousreply 9405/09/2020

Leah needs to go in on Dorinda and take that wannabe mod wife down a couple of pegs. And I despise Leah.

by Anonymousreply 9505/09/2020

Tinsley is 44? Acts like she's 17.

by Anonymousreply 9605/09/2020

Right that is why Tinsley is a waste. She is an infantile mess. She does look good for 44. I would think almost 10 years younger.

by Anonymousreply 9705/09/2020

R97 she’s lost a ton of weight though even from the first season. Is she starving or doing coke? I have no idea how someone who is by no means naturally built that shape (it’s not even just a question of thinness ) gets that way especially at that age (when even most naturally skinny people start to have a harder time).

Admittedly she’s never looked better.

by Anonymousreply 9805/09/2020

I've always thought Tinsley and Dina Lohan look alike

by Anonymousreply 9905/09/2020

Sonja is the first " cook" eliminated on Worst Cooks in America. She tried to cook lamb chops in a toaster over. They were raw.

by Anonymousreply 10005/10/2020

did it seem like she was doing it as a joke? or she seriously thought she could cook that way?

by Anonymousreply 10105/10/2020

She said she only knew how to cook in a toaster oven. Anne Burrell mentioned to Tyler Florence that Sonja tried to sell toaster ovens a few years ago, but failed. Sonja used the regular stove and oven for the elimination challenge, but was the first one cut. She was told her food was a failure.

by Anonymousreply 10205/10/2020

How does one "only know how to cook in a toaster oven?" It's literally just a regular oven, but smaller.

by Anonymousreply 10305/10/2020

Luann and Leah, two alcoholics bullshitting each other.

by Anonymousreply 10405/14/2020

no one on thish show ish an alcoholic

by Anonymousreply 10505/14/2020

Is this seriously the only thread on this? Wow.

by Anonymousreply 10605/14/2020

Dorinda makes for great TV, but fuck is she emotionally unstable and clearly an alcoholic with rage issues.

by Anonymousreply 10705/14/2020

R107 I lol’d when she said “almost alcoholic.” That said, it’s not just alcohol. Coke is what makes people that dark and nasty.

by Anonymousreply 10805/14/2020

Sonja stuck her face in a bidet.

by Anonymousreply 10905/14/2020

Does Sonja still live in that multi-level house with the elevator? Did she sell it yet?

by Anonymousreply 11005/14/2020

R106 the original thread got payrolled last week

by Anonymousreply 11105/14/2020

Sonja and Leah how fucking low rent are they? squatting in a maize that others walk on not even caring that cameras catch it all

and the sommelier talking to LuAnn about dick pics?

this show has really gone to trash in recent years

it revolves around getting drunk and vulgarity. I miss the days when only ONE person would get drunk occasionally and the fights were more substantial. This shit is so lame now

by Anonymousreply 11205/14/2020

Andy Cocaine Cohen has ruined the Housewives franchises.

Beverley Hills sucks now. I loved LVP and can’t stand Rinna, Kyle or those other vapid lizard faced mean girls. And not even mean girls in the fun way. Now they’re apparently doing the same thing to that bimbo Denise. Won’t watch this season.

New York is trash too. Love her or hate her at least Bethenny is entertaining. Watching drunk coked out Dorinda, bug eyed Ramona or that idiot Luanne got tired years ago. Without Bethenny calling them all out of sucks.

Apparently Atlanta is absolute garbage as well with everyone trying to get Nene out. She’s the only one that makes me laugh, the rest of those boring bitches would be a snooze to watch.

Cocaine Cohen has allowed the wrong housewife’s to rise to the top and encourages too much cattiness and fighting instead of highlighting their wealth and showing exclusive parties etc of the rich.

by Anonymousreply 11305/15/2020

Saw the previews and realized that I knew everything that was going to happen, so I masturbated instead before Top Chef came on.

by Anonymousreply 11405/15/2020

The plot of every show:

Girls go out and:

1. Dorinda gets drunk and nasty

2. Sonja gets really drunk , loud, and over-sexed

3. Ramona looks to get laid

4. LuAnn: will she drink or won;t she? How judgmental will she be this week? How many times will she pull out the rehab sob story?

5. Tinsley will be lost and lead a life that has no meaning

6. Leah will be a non-factor, as all of the tag-ons have been ( except Dorinda).

Why bother to watch?

by Anonymousreply 11505/15/2020

These type of threads never fail to depress me although I am pleased that they seem less lively than usual. Perhaps people are realizing that a better choice for their time is to read a book.

by Anonymousreply 11605/15/2020

Does Sonja have a storyline this season? Or his her storylne just screaming things like, "I don't shave my vagina!"?

by Anonymousreply 11705/15/2020

Tinsley may be immature, but she was more mature in response to Dorinda than I would have been. If it was me, I would have gotten up from the table, walked over to Dorinda, and punched her squarely in the face.

by Anonymousreply 11805/15/2020

What is Dorita's issue with Tins? That she's younger and prettier and gets more dick?

by Anonymousreply 11905/15/2020

R119 pretty much. I wouldn’t have punched her but I would have said “if I looked like you I’d see jealous of me too!”

Seriously she’s so fucking ugly with a personality to match.

by Anonymousreply 12005/15/2020

Watching these two episodes made me so grateful for my simple little life

by Anonymousreply 12105/15/2020

I don't get the people on social media raving about the season acting like it's so funny and amazing

there does seem to be a big divide. People either love it or hate it

so far the ratings are rather low

I did enjoy LuAnn being judgmental about Leah's shoebox size apartment though that was more classic LuAnn

by Anonymousreply 12205/15/2020

This season is pretty boring. There are moments but its just not the same without Bethanny.

by Anonymousreply 12305/15/2020

Bethenny is great tv but I don't think the show should have to rely on her. The problem is the producers are relying on alcohol. Every episode more than 1 person gets drunk

In the last 5 years it used to be just sometimes Dorinda or sometimes Sonja. Then they started getting drunk at the same time. Then LuAnn started getting drunk on camera. Then they added Tinsley now they have Leah. Ramona was the original one who got tipsy in the early years and she seems to have dialed it back. The rest of them are all fucking alcoholics

I expect LuAnn to relapse at some point this year if she keeps having just 1 sip

and Leah is a moron for acting like it's weird that people would make a big deal of her or LuAnn drinking. You've both gotten treatment! You're addicts!

This is the worst season ever of NYC

fire Leah, Sonja and Tinsley. Bring back Jill, Aviva, Heather and Carole. That'd be a fun mix

or get a new woman who's not a goddamn drunk. We need someone married too

these women are too old and uncool to be that "sex and the city" vibe that the producers keep grasping at

by Anonymousreply 12405/15/2020

The Sex and the City angle worked when Bethenny was in the cast. Ramona,Sonja and Dorinda have old lady energy though no matter how youthful they try to seem.

I was bothered by Dorindas treatment of Tinsley. Tinsley is harmless and isn’t nasty like these other bitches. I’m not a fan of Tinsley but Dorinda is coming across like she’s punching down.

They should set next season at a Rehab clinic. Does Betty Ford have an east Coast branch.

by Anonymousreply 12505/15/2020

You make great points R124. Tinsley is a nice girl but her story line is coming to an end, especially now since she's engaged to Scott and is going to live the life of a boring midwestern wife. Actually I like Leah. She's rough around the edges but she brings a new vibe to the show. She seems like a REAL New Yorker. Keep Sonja around because she's the only real "housewife" of the group.

Its interesting who you think they should bring back. I think Aviva & Heather quit the show. Carole ran out of storyline. And Jill wasn't invited back because she wants too much attention & became annoying to producers on RH and other entertainment shows. She always wanted to be on TV even when she wasn't invited.

by Anonymousreply 12605/15/2020

The problem with NY is the women are single empty nesters with no jobs. They have literally nothing to do but sit around and drink all day. They need to bring in younger women with more going on in their lives. I would ditch everyone but Leah and Tinsley (just for the sake of continuity), let Leah suggest one friend, and then cast 3 other women with actual lives.

by Anonymousreply 12705/15/2020

I don't like the idea of Leah being the new focus of the show. She's not likable or charismatic IMO

by Anonymousreply 12805/15/2020

I think Tnsley should retire from the show, marry her guy, have babies, and liver her life out of the spotlight. She's too nice to keep up with those other manic bitches. Dorinda is really mean, her response to Tinsley at the corn maze farm was over the top.

by Anonymousreply 12905/15/2020

And I really did mean to say liver her life.

by Anonymousreply 13005/15/2020

I’ve liked dorinda up until this season but it’s really unpleasant watching her go after Tinsley. I never liked Tinsley but I feel so bad for her. Dorinda just screams and yells insulting her needlessly.

by Anonymousreply 13105/15/2020

Dorinda needs a head transplant.

by Anonymousreply 13205/15/2020

R119 the only “issue” Dorinda has with Tinsley is .... story line. Couple of fake feuds, few too many double gin soda’s, at least two inaudible slurred speeches = an invitation to join the cast next season.

by Anonymousreply 13305/15/2020

7 episodes in and hasn't cracked 1.3 million mark yet

slipping from last year

by Anonymousreply 13405/15/2020

I've only watched the first 3 episodes. Episodes 4-7 are on my DVR for tomorrow morning. So far I agree that there is way too much focus on being drunk and stupid this season. Totally boring. I can't stand that Leah bitch. I just don't like her at all.

by Anonymousreply 13505/15/2020

I'm a fan of RHONY - it has always been the best franchise

But this season is just depressing

by Anonymousreply 13605/16/2020

I watch these shows for escapism and in the past NY has made me laugh. But this show has really jumped the shark.

And Lu's reaction to Leah's apartment was the height of snobbery. What a bitch.

by Anonymousreply 13705/16/2020

"Actually I like Leah. She's rough around the edges but she brings a new vibe to the show. She seems like a REAL New Yorker. "

She should start some controversy by openly voicing her Trump worship, but then we'd realize that all of the other women voted for him, because he is a New York society figure.

by Anonymousreply 13805/16/2020

wow Sonja really can't cook. She is her typical ditzy self on Worst Cooks in America celeb edition

this week she set the pan on the stove on fire by adding so much oil

by Anonymousreply 13905/17/2020

I assumed all the trashy women on these shows, except for maybe Atlanta, are Trumpies

by Anonymousreply 14005/17/2020

Why did Leah say she hates Tiki torches because of Charlottesville ?...I don't understand her Dump worship in that context?

by Anonymousreply 14105/18/2020

She's always been a moron, but Dorinda is especially repellent this season.

by Anonymousreply 14205/18/2020

Leah wrote she didn't vote in 2016 because she thought Trump and Hillary were both bad.

She wrote a bit for The Federalist, that shitty outlet run by Meghan McCain's husband. She has problems with the feminist movement

Leah I think is someone who tries too hard to be an intellectual but she's really not

by Anonymousreply 14305/18/2020

The irony is these women think they are the epitome of class and sophistication when nothing could be farther from the truth

by Anonymousreply 14405/18/2020

Maybe I'm reaching my limit with RHONY. This latest episode was nearly impossible to sit through. So much screaming and screeching and nonsense. The only one that made any sense was the quiet dark haired lady who said she was frightened of Dorinda. I think her name is Elsie?

by Anonymousreply 14505/18/2020

Elyse seems reasonable on the show but her past is filled with atrocious behavior too

-ex-husband pleaded guilty to conspiracy and securities fraud. He avoided jail by snitching on other people involved in big money insider trading

-sued the kids of her ex bf after he died over his estate

-sued by former housekeeper for firing her

by Anonymousreply 14605/18/2020

Wow I had no idea. I never bother to research these people unless they really pique my interest (like Faye Resnick on BH.)

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by Anonymousreply 14705/18/2020

This was the first episode in years where I had to fast forward through most of it. I don't care about Tinsley talking to Lurch cosplaying as the Big Lebowski because she has no real friends. I am sick of Dorinda thinking she has had the worst life because her husband died a decade ago.

I hope next season is a big cast shakeup. I get that these shows are better when the women have history but that also means that they are replaying the same fight over and over.

by Anonymousreply 14805/18/2020

I wonder what Carole would have said to Dorinda since she can relate to losing a husband

by Anonymousreply 14905/18/2020

[QUOTE] nothing could be farther from the truth

Oh, dear.

by Anonymousreply 15005/18/2020

[quote] Oh, dear.

There is nothing wrong with that statement.

by Anonymousreply 15105/18/2020

" Farther" indicates distance.

"Further" Versus "Farther" The quick and dirty tip is to use “farther” for physical distance and “further” for metaphorical, or figurative, distance. It's easy to remember because “farther” has the word “far” in it, and “far” obviously relates to physical distance.

by Anonymousreply 15205/18/2020

R152 = Carole's ghostwriter

by Anonymousreply 15305/18/2020

[QUOTE] There is nothing wrong with that statement.

Yes, there is, you little idiot.

by Anonymousreply 15405/18/2020

Leah was in my graduating class in high school. She was voted ‘Biggest Trendsetter’ for senior superlatives. Made sense- she wore crazy clothes, had bleached, spiked hair, and a lot of makeup.

She was a wild, party girl who had gotten expelled from her posh nyc private school, so her dad moved the family to the suburbs of CT so she’d do better. She pretty much went back to nyc every weekend to party.

by Anonymousreply 15505/18/2020

Nothing could be farter from the truth

by Anonymousreply 15605/18/2020

I’m always shocked nobody on here seems to watch love and hip hop. It’s like housewives but the men are hotter and the women are more fashionable. Plus the arguments are out of this world.

by Anonymousreply 15705/18/2020

"The irony is these women think they are the epitome of class and sophistication when nothing could be farther from the truth"

Not really. Maybe only Ramona thinks this way but the rest of them are in on the joke.

Do you really think that The Countess has attracted swarms of gay fans to her cabaret show because she's a good singer? She's not that dumb, she just plays dumb on TV.

by Anonymousreply 15805/18/2020

I just saw the episode where they’re all up at Ramoma’s Hampton’s home where Ramona left her own party to go to a friends. It was pathetic. I would be mortified if I was related to any of these vapid bitches. Shrill, nasty drunks

by Anonymousreply 15905/19/2020

R157 It’s coz lots of homos here are racist

by Anonymousreply 16005/19/2020

R160 Oh, don't give me any of that racist crap! My Husband and I gave money to Colin Powell!

by Anonymousreply 16105/20/2020

ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ. this season. Every show is the same. Dorinda is tiring.

by Anonymousreply 162Last Thursday at 5:53 PM

I was barely paying attention and yet didn't miss a thing.

Next week- Leah gets drunk and obnoxious! Whoop-dee-doo.

by Anonymousreply 163Last Thursday at 7:24 PM

all they do this year is go somewhere where somebody gets drunk and either does embarrassing shit or starts a screaming match. Put an end to this franchise.

by Anonymousreply 164Last Thursday at 7:31 PM

The most interesting thing about this yawn fest of an episode was finding out Dorinda got a boob job. Did that surprise anyone else? They just look big and soft and saggy to me...and she’s already a little heavy that I’m sure she didn’t need them anyway...idk I just would not have called that one.

Bitch should have spend her husband’s money on a nose job instead.

by Anonymousreply 165Last Thursday at 8:02 PM

"But, Richard died. I need your support. Tinsley, you're a nothing. You should have been aborted. Now, back to me. Doesn't anyone understand what I'm going through. True friends would support me, because Richard died. Fuck off, Tinsley, no one cares about your fucking life."

by Anonymousreply 166Last Thursday at 8:14 PM

so does LuAnn have a boob job too? Either that or her swimsuit was very tight because her boobs stayed upright when she was getting the leaf massage done

by Anonymousreply 167Last Thursday at 10:58 PM

and oh look Leah "I've changed and can control my alcohol" gets drunk for the 2nd time this season next week in Newport.

and she wonders why her mother is upset when she starts drinking again? This is embarrassing. She really adds nothing to the show except a fake sense of "street chic"

worst season of NYC without a doubt

by Anonymousreply 168Last Thursday at 11:00 PM

Absolutely the worst season. " But Leah is such a good mother." Good mothers don;t do what she did and what she'll do next week. I'm sure her precious daughter is proud and that her friends and schoolmates aren't mortified for her. Getting drunk and losing control is the theme of this entire season. Pretty sad.

by Anonymousreply 169Last Friday at 4:10 AM

Dorinda, "Richard DIED. He's DEAD. How am I supposed to move on from that? Tinsley you're a waste of skin. Richard, Richard, Richard DIED! I don't have him anymore! I'm still mourning by getting shit faced drunk a belittling Tinsley! Oh and I have implants. And Richard, who is the love of my life, never knew! I lied to him about that. He's DEADDD!"

by Anonymousreply 170Last Friday at 5:37 AM

Hell, someone has to take the mantle....................

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by Anonymousreply 171Last Friday at 6:03 AM

The problem with the show is simple to identify - no Jews! All of the lily white boring Catholics and WASPS make for dull tv. Where are the Zarins and the Frankels, the shit-stirrers? How can you have New York without Jews? Let's ignore Jules and Barshop for a moment. Heather was Jewish by " injection" as she says. They bring the action!

by Anonymousreply 172Last Friday at 6:24 AM

I can't believe I ever liked Dorinda. She is a tiresome, drunk, shrieking harpie.

I've recently begin rewatching from the beginning and it's startling how different the show is now. But I will say that in retrospect, the tension between Jill and Bethenny is there from the very beginning. "If you don't stop talking about 'things,' I'm doing to stab you through the heart with a fucking skewer!!" Bethenny screams at Jill while they're having a celebratory dinner. Wtf.

by Anonymousreply 173Last Friday at 6:38 AM

ratings dipped a bit. .37 demo and 1.14

Thursday cable has become such a weak night though that this show did finish as #1 but that's only because Jersey Shore finale was last week

by Anonymousreply 174Last Friday at 1:27 PM

Why does production keep bringing up Ramona’s scene with B on the Bklyn Bridge? People remember that because it all turned out to be TRUE.

For a long time I couldn’t understand why Ramona of all of them became the OG but it’s because she learned very quickly that you punch up, you never punch down. Dorito’s a fucking THUG.

by Anonymousreply 175Last Friday at 1:37 PM

I hope Dorinda's Berkshire's house burns down.

by Anonymousreply 176Last Friday at 1:40 PM

Tinsley's mother Dale is furious at the way Dorinda has been treating Tinsley. Now THAT is a fight I'd enjoy watching. Dorinda would die by a thousand cuts.

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by Anonymousreply 177Last Friday at 1:50 PM

R177 awww look who’s trying to get verified on IG?

by Anonymousreply 178Last Friday at 1:54 PM

my all-star season would be:

Ramona, LuAnn, Dorinda, Bethenny, Jill, Aviva, Carole and Heather. Yes 8 of them.

but the show insists on hanging onto the likes of Sonja and Tinsley. They're pushing now for Leah to be the new face as the seasons go on. Wrong direction producers!

by Anonymousreply 179Last Friday at 1:59 PM

Sonja's my fave. Get off her jock!

by Anonymousreply 180Last Friday at 4:32 PM

What Ramona said to Bethenny on the bridge was incredibly cruel. The producers keep showing that clip to alert any new viewers that Ramona is a deranged sociopath.

by Anonymousreply 181Last Friday at 5:58 PM

R180 she should have been fried 3 years ago. What does she bring to the show for storylines? She's just an old, sad, sloppy former pass-around girl from the late 80s and 90s.

by Anonymousreply 182Last Friday at 6:17 PM

R182 to Sonjarita

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by Anonymousreply 183Last Saturday at 10:50 AM

R181 she’s a LOT of things but she’s not a sociopath for pointing out the truth about someone (maybe for other reasons). Did that very exact thing not happen?

by Anonymousreply 184Last Saturday at 11:46 AM

Everything Ramona said to Bethenny on the Brooklyn Bridge bore out through the years. I think it’s one of her more classic scenes on the show and it should be.

Is that you, Bethenny, at R181?

by Anonymousreply 185Last Saturday at 6:27 PM

Ramona is crazy as hell and in denial about herself but I think she’s pretty good at assessing others

by Anonymousreply 186Last Saturday at 6:28 PM

Of course Ramona’s fans are as clueless as she is

by Anonymousreply 187Last Sunday at 4:45 PM
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