Eboni K. Williams Says Low ‘RHONY’ Ratings Are Not Her Fault

The “Real Housewives of New York City” has had a less-than-stellar season, regardless of the on-air fireworks between co-stars Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, Leah McSweeney, Luann de Lesseps, and newcomer Eboni Okay Williams.

As chatter in regards to the show’s scores – and reunion – start to swirl, one cast member says she will not take the blame for this season’s low viewership.

Eboni Okay. Williams instructed TMZ that producers are responsible for the decrease than traditional scores, not her discussions about racial points. According to the outlet, Williams, who’s the first-ever Black cast member on the Bravo actuality show, stated she “should not be the scapegoat” for plummeting scores as a result of it is the producers who make last selections about what finally ends up airing on TV.

The web site famous that Williams feels “demonized by a number of the Housewives” and that if her castmates “did not show up for shoots with microaggression,” there would not be a necessity for the continuing race discussions.

The “RHONY” newcomer additionally identified that the show has at all times handled “delicate” points, so this season is nothing new.

Williams Has Admitted to Being ‘Preachy’ and a ‘Teacher’

Williams’ heated on-camera discussions with Singer, who referred to an worker as “the assistance,” and de Lesseps, who known as Williams “offended,” have been featured throughout her first season as a Housewife. During a latest look on “Watch What Happens Live,” the lawyer and TV host addressed the truth that some viewers have described her as “preachy” as she tries to high school her co-stars on Black historical past.

“I’m somewhat little bit of a preacher and I put on that as a badge of honor,” Williams instructed “WWHL” host Andy Cohen. “And I’m somewhat little bit of a instructor too.”

Williams beforehand instructed E! News that she’s “not one to chunk my tongue or ignore the large elephant within the room.” But she added, “I’m not right here to lecture you. I’ve two full-time jobs. One is to not be a professor to white ladies about Black America. “

Williams beforehand instructed the JasmineBRAND that she by no means deliberate to “tiptoe” round her co-stars whereas on-camera and that their “consolation” doing sure conversations isn’t her concern.

“But the microaggressions and a number of the extra traumatic parts of the Black expertise are solely being introduced up as a result of my castmates are stepping in it,” she added.

The RHONY Reunion is On Hold Due to the Show’s Low Ratings

Recent stories in regards to the “Real Housewives of New York City’s” decrease scores have spawned rumors about firings and a canceled reunion.

An insider instructed the Daily Mail that “all hell is breaking free behind the scenes” of the show at the moment, and that the cast has been instructed they will not start filming once more till early 2022, which is way later than their traditional fall filming begin.

According to Page Six, the “RHONY” reunion has been postponed till not less than September after the cast members have been initially scheduled to movie it on August 5.


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