RHONY’s Luann de Lesseps Calls Out Bethenny Frankel For Talking About the Housewives ‘All the Time’

Bethenny Frankel is now not on “The Real Housewives of New York City,” however one in all her former co-stars thinks she nonetheless talks concerning the show greater than she ought to.

Frankel, who was an authentic RHONY cast member, left the Bravo actuality show for a second time in 2019 after starring within the spinoffs “Bethenny Ever After” and “Bethenny & Fredrick,” per IMDb.

According to People, Frankel instructed Paris Hilton’s podcast that she left as a result of RHONY “grew to become not who I actually was anymore.”

“I imply, what number of charity occasions can we go to? How many buddies can we not assist on holidays, and the way a lot drama can we need to keep away from after which go proper into the drama on the holiday?” Frankel stated of the show, including that she used her platform on the show “for every part it was price.”

Frankel has stated a number of occasions that she has little interest in returning to RNONY. She additionally refused to take part in Dave Quinn’s Bravo-endorsed “Real Housewives” e book, Not All Diamonds and Rosé.” Following the discharge of Dave Quinn’s tell-all concerning the actuality TV franchise, Frankel took to Twitter to slam the e book.

“I believe we’d like extra tales about ladies trashing ladies…Or….we will publish a e book about it?” Frankel tweeted. “Is that a good suggestion?”

Luann de Lesseps Slammed Bethenny Frankel for Talking About the Real Housewives All the Time

In March 2022, Bravo host Andy Cohen dropped a RHONY reboot bombshell. In an interview with Variety, Cohen introduced that after 13 seasons, the Big Apple-based franchise was set to get a complete makeover with a “legacy” cast made up of authentic stars and a second collection that includes an all-new, extra numerous cast. While the legacy cast has but to be introduced, it is extremely uncertain that Frankel would ever agree to seem on the show.

On the June 20, 2022 episode of the “Behind the Velvet Rope with David Yontef” podcast, Frankel’s former co-star Luann de Lesseps cast doubt that she’ll ever make a return to the franchise, whereas additionally questioning why she nonetheless talks concerning the Housewives a lot.

“I do not suppose Bethenny’s coming again,” de Lesseps instructed Yontef. “I believe she’s made that fairly clear that we won’t pay her sufficient, however you understand, you should not neglect concerning the hand that fed you within the first place.”

“She talks about it on a regular basis on her podcast,” de Lesseps added of Frankel. “Apparently. I imply, I do not hearken to Bethenny’s podcast, however folks have instructed me that she talks concerning the Housewives on a regular basis. Well, if you wish to distance your self from the Housewives and never be on the Housewives, then discover one thing else to speak about!”

De Lesseps additionally famous that she discovered it “somewhat unusual” that Frankel lately posed with a slew of Real Housewives stars on the MTV Movie & TV Awards and posted the pics on social media.

In June 2022, Frankel instructed Extra she doesn’t watch her former co-stars on “The Real Housewives of New York City” as a result of she does not have time.

“I do not watch, however that is simply because I’m so busy,” she stated. “Not that I do not want them the most effective, which I do.”

As for the legacy collection, Frankel hinted that among the OG Housewives might be determined to return again.

“Bring all of them again,” Frankel stated. “They will be economical about it, as a result of anyone who’s left is dying to return again.”

Luann De Lesseps Addressed Her Status on the RHONY Reboot & a Rumored Spinoff

De Lesseps instructed Yontef she has but to be confirmed for the RHONY legacy collection.

“I do know that they are, casting,” she stated. “I have not gotten a contract but. And so we’ll see. I imply, I believe we will have information about that quickly. … You by no means know with the Housewives franchise. But I do know that we’ll have information quickly. So I’m excited for the followers to lastly get some information as to what’s occurring with RHONY.”

The Bravo star additionally revealed she does not know if the legacy collection or the reboot will movie first, however she threw out some names of previous Housewives she’d prefer to see on the revamped show.

“You know, I believe Aviva [Drescher] can be nice to return again,” she stated of the short-lived RHONY cast member from season 5. “You know, I believe that, you understand, she’s married, she has a household, she has youngsters. I imply, I believe that may add a pleasant dynamic. She is aware of all of us …so I believe it might be nice to have Aviva again and you understand Kristen Taekman additionally, who’s lovely. And I believe that that may be nice. Of course, you understand, Jill [Zarin], who’s an OG. Dorinda [Medley] has to return again and, and you understand, perhaps somewhat Kelly Bensimon or Tinsley Mortimer.”

When requested by Yontef how she’d really feel concerning the return of Heather Thompson or Carole Radziwill, de Lesseps did not maintain again. “Well, I would not be thrilled,” she stated.

Countess Luann additionally addressed a June 6, 2022 report by Page Six that teased that she and her “Real Housewives of New York” co-star Sonja Morgan have a deal to star in a derivative actuality show that will likely be like “The Simple Life” collection that starred Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie practically 20 years in the past.

The outlet reported that manufacturing is ready to start out in July and can characteristic the rich New Yorkers dwelling in a “center American city” and interacting with locals in a small city. Bravo has not but confirmed the spinoff, however de Lesseps posted a teaser concerning the new show on her Instagram story.

“You know, I am unable to actually touch upon that,” de Lesseps stated of the show. “You know, nothing is confirmed. So I, you understand, I am unable to remark, however does not that, would not that be nice? Of course, I do know ‘The Simple Life’ very properly. I imply, it is humorous as a result of I had stated to Victoria, my daughter, I’d stated, you understand, that may be proper up my alley. And so, you understand, hear, I am unable to affirm something but. I do not know.”

“If stated show ought to occur…I believe most likely [I’m] extra Paris than I’m Nicole,” she added. “Even although I’ve darkish hair, I believe personality-wise.”


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