Watercooler: Jill Zarin Reports Back on the Real Housewives Moroccan Rumble
Midnight at the oasis? More like welcome to Thunderdome.
The Real Housewives of New York City's Moroccan holiday continued to go south last night when the bad blood between Jill Zarin and Ramona Singer — which hit its boiling point at the end of last week's episode — threatened to splash all over the rest of the posse. And we weren't the only ones talking about it!
"We'd been putting off talking about what had happened last year in St. John for a long time," explains the always zingy Zarin of being booted from the gang's "Scary Island" getaway by her crazy-eyed bud last season. "I showed up, and [she] didn't welcome me in. Technically, did she throw me out? No, but when I said I would leave, she was like 'don't let the door hit you on the behind.'"
The fallout of their face-off? Things went from bad to worse faster than you can say "nice caftan." A traumatized Alex began to unravel and lashed out at the Countess, Kelly kept blathering about "creating peace out of chaos" and wrapped her herself in a giant furry shawl, and Ramona spiraled into a weird place of denial like her blowout with Jill never even happened.
"I think Ramona expected me to come in and apologize, for what, I don't know, and that she would accept it and we would move on. But you know what? I needed to tell her what was on my mind... I wanted was an apology from her." What she got instead was classic Housewives high drama that Zarin is still laughing about.
"I [saw] on the commercials that she [fell] on the bed crying, and to me it looks fake," Zarin says with a laugh. "She's crying a lot this season and they are such inauthentic tears."
So can these two ever bury the hatchet? Not unless its in one another's backs, apparently. Despite what looked like a reconciliation (complete with hugs, toasts and promises to "always be there for one another"), Zarin now says, "We'll be frenemies for the rest of our lives... [this] was really sort of the end of it." Still, she does see some good in Singer. "Thank God for Ramona... I don't know what we do without her. If we were all holding hands, running through the grass, how boring would that be?!"
So what do you guys think of these two? Should they try to play nice or just stay away from each other?
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