Could Bethenny’s absence actually improve ratings? Kelly thinks the change has wonders for the show!
Kelly Bensimon isn’t worried about Bravo pushing back the premiere date of The Real Housewives of New York City to March. In fact, she thinks fans are going to love this new season even more because the drama and relationships are more real… now that Bethenny Frankel has left the cast!
“There was the Bethenny character that flew in and out and made all this drama,” Kelly tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively. “It’s a totally different season [now] — totally different show.”
Wow, it must have been a real snooze-fest if they scrapped it! They should totally bring Bethenny back!
The producers of The Real Housewives of New York City suddenly cancelled the new season premiere because they thought it didn’t have enough drama, according to Page Six. Yesterday, Bravo exec Andy Cohen emailed Ramona Singer, Kelly Bensimon, Jill Zarin, Countess LuAnn deLesseps, Sonja Morgan and Alex McCord to break the bad news that the show would have to be re-shot. He warned the cast not to tweet about the programming disaster (they’ve already been airing promos for the Feb 15 premiere—now not happening) until Bravo could do a press release addressing the situation. Whoops! Too late—someone blabbed!
From traveling across the country to cooking at home, each of the ‘Real Housewives’ have a fun-packed Thanksgiving ahead!
Thanksgiving is a huge deal for the The Real Housewives of New York City! Each of the stars — Jill Zarin, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, Kelly Bensimon, Alex McCord, Countess LuAnn de Lesseps and Bethenny Frankel‘s replacement Cindy Barshop — shared their Turkey Day plans exclusively with HollywoodLife.com!
After getting a reaming from sponsors and organizers from the Mastercard event, the Kardashians returned to NYC hot spot Pacha to finish their contractual obligations!
Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian made an appearance at the launch for the Kardashian Prepaid MasterCards at NYC’s upscale club Pacha Nov. 9 — but an eyewitness tells HollywoodLife.com the in-demand reality starlets left early, but quickly came back after the Mastercard reps freaked out. Oh, the drama!
The two casts, as well as former housewife Danielle Staub, were all on hand at a seated dinner and it was, of course, nothing but drama!
It seems like the Real Housewives cannot get a break from the drama in their lives, even when the cameras stop filming! Real Housewives of New York stars Ramona Singer, Kelly Bensimon, Sonja Morgan, Alex McCord and new addition Cindy Barshop were filming at the Emperor’s Brand launch party for Giorgio G Cognacs at The Pierre on Sept. 29, but producers had to quickly scramble when they realized Real Housewives of New Jersey cast members Caroline Manzo and Jacqueline Laurita would also be at the event and seated right near their New York counterparts! The solution? Kick the NJ girls out of their table and move them across the room!
Don’t be too bummed that Bethenny might be leaving! Here’s how we think the drama will continue!
We’ve got a serious issue on our hands, HollywoodLifers — all of the drama on The Real Housewives of New York City might be over for good! With the news that Bethenny Frankel has not been asked back for season four, even though the feud between her and ex-BFF Jill Zarin totally fueled all of season three. If Bethenny disappears for good, will the excitement leave along with her?
Sorry, Jill, but your tears aren’t going to make Bethenny forgive you. She doesn’t want to be your friend!
This is just what we expected — Bethenny Frankel did NOT accept Jill Zarin‘s plea for forgiveness! “Divorce can be ugly,” she said to Jill when the two sat down to discuss their shambled friendship on the season three finale of The Real Housewives of New York City on June 3. “I don’t know how to build a relationship in the future because I’m so damaged!”
Bethenny and Jill have not made up yet! When will these ex-BFFs learn to forgive and forget?
False reports surfaced this week that The Real Housewives of New York City stars Bethenny Frankel and Jill Zarin kissed and made up, but Housewife Ramona Singer tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY that the two “are not friends again!” And despite “insiders” claiming that the two women started to rekindle their friendship while filming the season three reunion May 26 in New York City, it’s just not true!
We all know Derek Warburton loves shopping, but here are six revealing things you might not know about the lifestyle guru!
HollywoodLife.com caught up with lifestyle guru Derek Warburton on March 22 in New York when he hosted the VIP Grand Opening Gala of Housing Works Hell’s Kitchen. Pictured alongside his BFFs — The Real Housewives of New York City stars Alex McCord and Ramona Singer — Derek is pretty much an open book. But let’s see if we can’t surprise you with a few new fun facts. Read more
Is it possible that Ramona Singer is the only housewife attending Bethenny’s wedding?
We got the scoop first! Ramona Singer of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New York City might be the only one out of the Housewife group that’s going to Bethenny Frankel‘s wedding! “I know Jill Zarin, Kelly Bensimon and Countess LuAnn de Lesseps are not going,” new Housewife Jennifer Gilbert told HollywoodLife.com exclusively at the Red Carpet Launch of Pampers With Dry Max Event on March 18 in New York. “I know Ramona is going, but I don’t know if anyone else is going.” Read more
Would you forgive a friend whose husband insulted you?
Last season on Bravo’s Real Housewives of New York City, there was a major slip up! Ramona Singer‘s husband Mario called Countess LuAnn de Lesseps “countless” instead of countess and now it’s the butt of all jokes among the housewives. We caught up with LuAunn last night at her premiere party at La Pomme in NYC on March 5, and she told us, “I was really upset by that statement. It was totally inappropriate!” Read more
If you want non-stop drama — feuding, back biting, high school mean girl antics — but performed by fully grown women, then you can’t miss tonight’s first episode!
The Real Housewives of New York cast has been busy since last season ended. The Countess has divorced, Jill Zarin’s husband Bobby has dealt with cancer, Kelly Killoren Bensimon was arrested for punching out her boyfriend, and Bethenny Frankel’s been knocked up and is planning a wedding. Read more and watch a sneak peek video!
Will the new gals become part of the pack or left as loners? The housewives tell us what they think!
Meet the two new cast members of Bravo‘s The Real Housewives of New York City, Sonja Morgan and Jennifer Gilbert! These new gals are definitely going to cause some drama in the show’s third season, which premieres March 4 at 11 p.m., and we got the inside scoop about them from returning housewives Bethenny Frankel, Alex McCord, and Ramona Singer at their Season 3 Screening Party at Tenjune on Feb. 24 in New York. “They’re lovely,” Bethenny tells us. “They’re very nice. Sonja is completely fresh and honest and unedited. Sonja is very nice and helpful. They’re very brand new into it, so we haven’t had any kind of major interaction. I was kind of exiting it as they were entering it.” Click here to see what the rest of the housewives have to say!
Get ready for “The Real Housewives of NYC” to return! Ramona Singer tells us this season is more dramatic than ever!
When the Real Housewives of NYC comes back to Bravo in March, we are going to be introduced to a new character! She is Sonja Morgan — and Ramona Singer tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively, that Sonja is her new BFF!
“Believe it or not, Sonja Morgan, the newest housewife … she and I just click. She is very secure and likes to have fun.” Well we know Ramona is the one who makes friends first with every new castmember! Remember when Kelly Bensimon joined the show?
She says this season, there will be “all new alliances … it’s more dramatic.” Read more
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