After days of tepid denials and “nothing’s official yet” statements, the rumors that surfaced earlier this week claiming that Bravo is cleaning house on the cast of The Real Housewives of New York City have finally been officially confirmed by the network. Keep reading for the responses from those let go, including Jill Zarin, Alex McCord, Simon van Kempen and Cindy Barshop!
The Real Housewives of New York City‘s Sonja Morgan talked with US magazine at an event Thursday night just after finding out from her producer that Jill, Kelly, Alex and Cindy would indeed not be back for Season 5 of the show. Keep reading for quotes from Sonja including what she thinks her cast mates’ next career moves might be.
It’s been rumored for months that Bravo was planning on overhauling the cast of The Real Housewives of New York City and that appears to be the case as Jill Zarin, Kelly Bensimon, Alex McCord (which include’s Alex’s husband, and honorary “housewife,” Simon van Kempen), and Cindy Barshop were all reportedly contacted by Bravo earlier today and told they would not be back for the fifth season of the reality series. Keep reading to see what Jill, Alex, Simon and Cindy had to say about the news!
I’m sure the first thing that popped into your head when Mayor Bloomberg announced an evacuation of much of lower lying New York City and a shut down of the public transit system was, WHAT ARE THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY GONNA DO!!!!?!?!?!? See an update from all our Big Apple girls as they keep us updated via Twitter (except for Sonja).
Life just keeps getting better for Bravo executive producer and Watch What Happens: Live! host Andy Cohen! On the same day that it was announced he had signed a book deal with Henry Holt publishing the exuberant joy spreader was the guest of honor at a party celebrating his cover story in the latest issue of Hamptons magazine! Keep reading for lots of dandy Andy and find out which housewives came out to support their gaytriarch. (The answer may surprise you!)
The New York Post is reporting that Bravo may be looking to replace the entire cast of The Real Housewives of New York City. That’s right, Cindy Barshop, Ramona Singer, Kelly Bensimon, Jill Zarin, LuAnn de Lesseps, and Sonja Morgan would have to find something to do with their time other than get in fights in the Hamptons. Actually they would still do that but we wouldn’t know anymore! If it’s true that the axe is falling who would you like to see stay or go if it were your call?
NYC Housewife Cindy Barshop is raking in the bank with her “Completely Bare” spas that specialize in vajazzling. A former employee filed a racial discrimination complaint against the store and Barshop is vehemently denying the allegations. Read the harsh claims of the former employee and Cindy’s straight from the hip response.
Tonight is the season premiere of The Real Housewives of New York City on Bravo and the ladies got together Tuesday night for a premiere party at Covet in NYC to celebrate the event!
Jill Zarin and Countess LuAnn were the only cast members absent from the festivities as Ramona Singer, Alex McCord (with honorary housewife Simon van Kempen), Kelly Bensimon, Sonja Morgan and Bethenny Frankel replacement Cindy Barshop were all looking great in a wide variety of formal and informal attire. Keep reading for the pics and find out which surprising gal took home my best-dressed honors!
YES! The Real Housewives of New York City have an official new release date and it is very soon! Even better than that Bravo has pieced together a preview that DESTROYS the rumors that the show was initially pushed back due to any lack of drama. How about Sonja showing her backside literally and figuratively, Zarin on the warpath, Alex informing Kelly that her perspective is skewed, full on sprawled out bed tears and Ramona insulting an entire country in under 5 seconds!?!
Read on for the premiere date, see the explosive season 4 preview video and then catch a quote and pic of Sonja in a vamped up Victorian outfit that would make a sailor blush. The apples of our eye are back from the Big Apple!