The Real Housewives Of Atlanta Returns Oct. 4th
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The Real Housewives Of Orange County Returns Jan.'11

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Dina-RHONJ With Her Mom

Pic./Tweet from Dina.

Me and my Mama with our last sunset...

Alex-RHONY Gets Crowned

Pic./Tweet from Simon.

RT @SimonvanKempen: @McCordAlex wearing the Miss Paradise crown as we are about to see Imperial Court of NY

Jill/Ally Weekend Fun

Pic./Tweet from Jill.

@allyzarin helped set the table. What a view. Hungry after jet skiing on mecox bay all day with friends. How was ur weekend?

Kelly-RHONY Beach Photo

Pic./Tweet from Kelly.

Best Swimming Friend

Danielle-RHONJ Almost Lived Next To Kim G.

Post from page six of the NY Post.

Danielle Staub, the most colorful of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," came this close to living next to frenemy Kim Granatell, a k a "Kim G." Staub was spotted looking at apartments in luxury high-rise 22 Avenue at Port Imperial in West New York and mingling with residents at their July Fourth party while her Bentley was parked outside. But then Staub was informed that Granatell owned a unit in the building.

"Danielle freaked out," said a source. "She said they were no longer friends and didn't want to be living that close to her." Granatell was said to have found out about Staub's apartment search after her concierge e-mailed her on Facebook to warn her that Staub was in the building. They were once good friends on the Bravo reality show: Granatell threw Staub a birthday party and came to her aid after run-ins with other "Housewives" castmates. But sources say the two have a "huge fight" in an upcoming episode.

Josh Waring Arrested For Probation Violation

Post From TMZ.

One day there will be a story about Josh Waring from "The Real Housewives of Orange County" that does NOT involve him getting arrested.
This is not that day.
TMZ has learned Waring was picked up in Irvine on Friday night on a warrant for a probation violation.

Waring was also busted in June 2008 (possession of heroin and ecstasy and intent to sell), July 2009 (possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia), and April 2010 (battery on a spouse or significant other and false imprisonment, both misdemeanors).

He is currently being held without bail and is set to face a judge on Tuesday

Alex-RHONY Celebrates With Haus Interior

Post and pic. from the Huffington Post.

Filed by:Danny Shea
NoLIta boutique Haus Interior celebrated its first anniversary Thursday night with a party hosted by founder Nina Freudenberger.

"This has been an amazing year for me and for Haus Interior," Freudenberger told the Huffington Post. "We have plans to open a store in Boston in 2011, continuing our amazing interior projects and working on a book on creating the perfect home."

The flagship Haus Interior boutique, located on Elizabeth Street in NoLIta, opened in 2009 and grew out of Freudenberger's design firm of the same name. The shop, which has a cult following in the design community, offers accessories and decorations as well as original art and design services.

On hand to help Freudenberger mark the milestone were "Real Housewives of New York" star Alex McCord (fresh from taping HLN's "Joy Behar Show"), hotelier Sean MacPherson (who owns the nearby Bowery Hotel) with Guest of a Guest editor Rachelle Hruska (in their "debut appearance as a couple"), and scene regulars including Luigi Tadini, Serena Merriman, Lauren Goodman, Darrell Hartman, Annie Churchill, Bonnie Morrison, Anisha Lakhani, Kate Shelter, Peter Davis, Antonia Thompson, Bettina Prentice, Casey Fremont and Titina von Waldow.

Ramona-RHONY And Her Girlfriends

Pic/Tweet from Ramona.

On my friend's boat with Dr Sharon Giese and Colleen having so much fun! Are you ??

Bethenny talks to the NY Post

Q&A from the NY Post.

By:Jarett Wieselman
Love and pregnancy may have caught Bethenny Frankel off guard but I don't think anyone was surprised when her "Real Housewives of New York" spin-off became the highest rated series premiere in Bravo history. Since the June debut, "Bethenny Getting Married?" has given us a sneak peek inside the chef's home, heart and brain. And clearly America likes what it's seen.

Tonight is the biggest episode since her wedding to Jason Hoppy as the couple welcome daughter Bryn into the world. As Bethenny prepares to take viewers inside the delivery room, she chatted with PopWrap about the experience, a potential series retitling and whether or not she'd ever let Bryn watch the show.

PopWrap: The show has been a huge hit -- was any part of you surprised?
Bethenny Frankel: No, because I left everything on the basketball court, or the football field, whatever it is that you say. I went there. I was truthful and honest and et the viewer know the good and the bad and the ugly -- and tonight, it's the ugly, that’s for sure!

PW: Throughout this whole process has there been a Sally Field, "you like me, you really like me" moment?
Bethenny: Yes. People related to me on "Housewives," but the day after "Bethenny Getting Married" aired – actually the minute it finished -- that was when I was like, "Wow." And I have to attribute that to Twitter and Facebook, that’s the reason that I know -- social networking let's me have an intimate conversation with fans. You get to learn exactly who your fan is.

PW: And who is the "Bethenny fan?"
Bethenny: My fan is always really respectful, really smart, really well-dressed, really nice and I’m proud to have those fans. I have a really great fanbase.

PW: You've said that Jason hated filming "Housewives" -- does he like this any better?
Bethenny: I think he enjoys this because it’s our show – we were there and we know exactly what it was, we’re communicating what a lot of couples go through. We’re not perfect, this is what’s really going on. Ultimately he would like for me to have my own show that he doesn’t have to be a part of, but he’s really happy for me and proud of the show. He thinks it’s a good show.

PW: Will you guys let Bryn watch the show?
Bethenny: Oh, I hadn’t thought of that. I’d be really proud to show it to Bryn because I wouldn’t be proud to show Bryn “Housewives.” But I would be glad to show her this one [laughs]. I was proud of it, and I was proud to be a part of a show that was not sensationalized or dramatic.

PW: Tonight you go into labor, have you seen the footage since you filmed it?
Bethenny: Jason and I took the footage home – we watched hours and hours of them, but it’s exactly what it was. I was a big, fat, disgusting gorilla that ate Italian ices non-stop like a crazy lunatic while drugged up.

PW: What about the process surprised you.
Bethenny: I didn’t understand any of this. I thought the water broke and the baby came out. I didn’t know how long it goes, didn’t think you slept over. It's not like other shows where the baby comes out, the end. This is everything leading up to it – I mean, what goes on in the hospital when someone’s in labor?

PW: Was there anything you saw and thought, "maybe we won't send this to Bravo?"
Bethenny: No there wasn’t. There are some things we didn’t film -- no one wants to see me completely stark naked -- but I don’t think it’s fair to ask people to turn on the television and then say, “but we’re not going to show you this.” We’re not cheating the viewer.
PW: Obviously the popularity of the show implies there will be a season two -- but do you think the show title should change?
Bethenny: I’m conflicted. A part of me thinks we should keep the name because it’s a brand and everyone talks about it, or it should just be Bethenny alone. It could be Bethenny is Married or Bethenny Got Married’s close.

PW: You'll avoid all puns of Jason's last name, like Bethenny's Hoppy Marriage, right?
Bethenny: We’ll stick with just my name. I’m not going to drag him into it.

PW: So there will be a second season?
Bethenny: Let’s call it Bethenny’s Getting a Second Season! We can Secret that! I think there’ll be a second season for sure.

Lynn's Weekend Blog

Click HERE to read Lynn's new blog post.

Danielle-RHONJ Spotted In Provincetown with Lori Michaels

Small post in the Boston Herald about Danielle and Lauri.

By: Gale Fee & Laura Raposa
"Real Housewives of New Jersey” bad girl Danielle Staub was in Provincetown over the weekend with her rumored Sapphic paramour, singer-songwriter Lori Michaels. As part of the Cape tip’s “Girlsplash” week-long women’s celebration, Danielle joined Michaels for an intimate set Friday night at the Crown & Anchor

Alex and Simon's Book Signing At Bird Gallery

Video of Alex and Simon at Bird Gallery on Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park,NJ yesterday for a book signing.

What have Jill and Bethenny Lost?

Post from the JJ.

Posted by Ilana Angel
I like to write about the Bravo reality TV series The Real Housewives. I write about it because I love it. Like millions of Americans, I’m hooked on the phenomenon, and find myself caring about these women and enjoy my front row seat to their lives.

The show has changed from a guilty pleasure, into a show that is increasingly uncomfortable to watch. Fame has changed all the women from how they were when we met them, into people who are out of control, and unable to handle fame.

The women who have lost and gained the most are Jill Zarin and Bethenny Frankel of the New York City show. These women have changed the most, and in the process, lost a friendship, lost credibility, and divided fans into two different camps.

Let me clarify at this point that I am not Jill Zarin. I am also not Bethenny Frankel. When I write something negative about Bethenny, her fans assume I’m Jill, and come after me. If I say something derogatory about Jill, her fans accuse me of being Bethenny writing undercover.

I’m just a fan, who has watched these two women fall apart, and walk away from a friendship that was once a pleasure to watch. I’m not on anyone’s side, and I have been vocal in both my support and criticism, towards both of these ladies. I think what has happened to them is a shame.

Jill Zarin got too big for her britches and bought into her own fame. She was this great Jewish lady who was funny and open. She was over the top in terms of how she spent her money, parented her kid, and loved her husband. She was classic New York, and compelling to watch.

Bethenny was charming when we met her. She was uncensored, honest and real. She saw the life she wanted in Jill, and we all wanted it for her. She was working on her career, dealing with the demons of her childhood, and trying to get to a place where she could have it all.

After a couple seasons it all fell apart. Jill and Bethenny started to fight, and through a series of unfortunate miscommunications, based on assumptions, their friendship ended, and we all got to see it happen. It was sad, and I found myself really hoping they would be ok and together.

My issue with Jill is that she started the last season thinking she was the star of the show. She let her ego get the best of her. She was obnoxious and rude. She disrespected the other ladies and proved to be selfish, unkind, and mean. She became a complete and total Diva.

My issue with Bethenny, is that she forgot where she came from, and began to act like she was entitled. She found love, and in the process became all the things she hated about the other women. She began to think she was a celebrity, not just a girl who made it big on reality TV.

Jill told so many lies, and was so mean to everyone, that when it all crumbled around her, she refused to take any responsibility for her actions. Meanwhile, Bethenny accused Jill of being a celebrity whore, which is what she became herself. They became the same, but could not see it.

I lost respect for Jill because she lied, knew she lied, knew we knew she lied, and then denied that she lied. With Bethenny, she went from being the authentic one, to the one who was fake. She ended her friendship with Jill and then became all the things she said she hated about Jill.

At the end of the day, these two women have divided their fans into two camps, and for that they should be ashamed of themselves. We loved the show, loved them, and supported them making up and moving on. They took our support of them, and treated it like it meant nothing.

I have said things about Bethenny that have inspired people to call me a dirty Jew. I have said things about Jill that have inspired people to tell me that I am not a good Jew. My blog is loved when people agree with me, and trashed when they don’t. Fans of these women are serious.

I don’t imagine Jill and Bethenny will ever be friends again, as there is too much water under the bridge for them to repair what was broken. As for them respecting the fans enough to stop with their pettiness and move on, I’m not holding my breath, but I’m keeping the faith

Which Housewives Will Return to RHOOC?

Post from Absurd to Sublime from yesterday.

Today is the first day of group shots and production. Tamra Barney tweeted a few days ago that the Real Housewives of Orange County will not air until January. Normally, the production schedule runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day, but with the introduction of the Real Housewives of Washington DC premiering August 5, the Real Housewives of Atlanta and the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, airing sometime after that, we’ll have to wait to see Vicki and the girls.

Which of the women will be returning? Nothing official, but hints from the ladies themselves: Jeana Keough has hinted a return, Vicki Gunvalson is returning, of course, Gretchen Rossi is returning definitely (with Slade Smiley) and Lauri Waring Peterson has hinted at a return. Tamra Barney, with a much more interesting storyline, is also returning. How much of Eddie Judge we’ll see is unknown. Simon Barney? I think he’s had enough.

Uncertain about Alexis Bellino and Lynne Curtin. Fans did not take well to Alexis, her hypocritical lifestyle and “smelly dork” husband Jim. Lynne Curtin, though we know she needs the money, shouldn’t want to return after last year’s humiliations. But what do I know….not a famewhore

Watch What Happens

Sonja-RHONY Talks To Plum TV-Hamptons

Video of Sonja talking about driving.

Sheree-RHOA Looking Hot

Pic./Tweet from Sheree.

Me w @teyanataylor

Bethenny at Polo Challenge

A few pics. of Bethenny at the opening day of the 2010 Mercedes-Benz Polo Challenge at Blue Star Jets Field at Two Trees Farm in Bridgehampton, New York.

Kelly At Urban Zen For The Launch Of Aurelie Bidermann's Capsule Collection

A Few pics. of Kelly at when she attended the cocktail party for the launch of Aurelie Bidermann's Capsule Collection at Urban Zen in Sag Harbor,NY.

                     Pictured: designer Aurelie Bidermann, President of Atlantic Records Julie Greenwald and Kelly

The Real Housewives At Polo Challenge

The Real Housewives of NY and NJ attend the opening day of the 2010 Mercedes-Benz Polo Challenge at Blue Star Jets Field at Two Trees Farm in Bridgehampton, New York.

Luann and Jacques
      Caroline and Jill                                         Dina               

Kelly                                                                                                               Ramona
Ally,Caroline,Jill and Lauren