As Sonja would say, fresh season, fresh guests, fresh everything!
Following last year's massive house-cleaning, which saw the exits of Jill Zarin, Alex McCord, Kelly Bensimon and Cindy Barshop, the Season 5 premiere of The Real Housewives of New York City welcomed three new ladies into the lion's den. But how did the newbies fit in with veterans Sonja Morgan, LuAnn de Lesseps and Ramona Singer? And was the show hurting without its former first ladies of drama ready to stir things up? We offer our instant evaluations of the new ladies...
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13. Biggest Buzzkill: When The Voice's Carson Daly asks Adam Levine for his opinion on Team Christina singer Jesse Campbell, Christina Aguilera is all too ready to come to her singer's defense and warns Adam not to criticize too harshly, saying, "Payback's a b----." Adam — who was only trying to compliment Jesse — is gobsmacked by Christina's reaction. Adding fuel to the fire, Christina calmly asks Jesse: "Aren't you glad that you have the only sober coach up here?" Irony!
12. Most Annoying Screaming Match: Wanna know what a Real Housewives reunion on speed looks like? Then check out the Watch What Happens Live All-Star Party. In a Real Housewives Battle Royale, Andy Cohen pits East Coast vs. West Coast, quizzing them on "their favorite...
Jill Zarin, Alex McCord, Kelly Bensimon and Cindy Barshop will not be returning for the next season of Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City, the network confirmed — in a roundabout way.
"Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan and LuAnn DeLesseps will be returning for season five of The Real Housewives of New York City. We've had a fabulous run with all the ladies and appreciate them sharing their lives with our viewers," Bravo said in statement Saturday, adding, without naming the departed: "It is a friendly departure among the other ladies and we continue to...
Can't get enough of Bravo's The Real Housewives franchise? Now you can catch a live tour!
Bravo announced the tour on Monday, saying the women will discuss the most-talked about moments from their season, reveal cast secrets and answer audience questions,. The series will begin Saturday, Oct. 1, in Atlantic City, N.J., and make stops near Chicago and in Atlanta.
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The Real Housewives of New York's LuAnn de Lesseps is continuing her quest to become a singer with her newly released music video for "Chic C'est La Vie."
"Listen up, this is the countess speaking. We have arrived," LuAnn says in the first line of the song. From there, she gets in her limo and is off to Atlantic City's Borgata hotel where she's joined by fellow cast members Jill Zarin and Kelly Bensimon.