‘Real Housewives of NYC’ Stars Get Major Pay Hike; Newbies Chump Change

Being the Queen of Manners and Pinot-Polar apparently pay off: According to the New York Post, Bravo is giving “Real Housewives of NYC” mainstays LuAnn de Lesseps and Ramona Singer a salary jolt, from $275K to $500K per season. (Need we remind you that it wasn’t too long ago that sources claimed Jill Zarin received […]

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Confirmed: Four ‘Real Housewives of NYC’ Stars Will Not Return

UPDATE: A rep for “The Real Housewives of New York City” has finally spoken out about last week’s report that cast members Jill Zarin, Alex McCord, Kelly Bensimon and Cindy Barshop had been fired from the show. “Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan and LuAnn DeLesseps will be returning for season 5 of The Real Housewives of […]

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‘Housewives’ Star Says New York Cast To Be Slashed

By Kimberly Potts LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Has Bravo axed half the housewives in its New York franchise? “Real Housewives of New York City” star Sonja Morgan says the rumors are true, but Bravo says not so fast. The fate of the New York cast was the subject of much debate last season, providing offstage […]

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‘Housewife’ LuAnn de Lesseps Debuts New ‘Chic’ Music Vid

Drag queen music lovers, this one’s for you, biatches! With the help of her faux-hawk’d towhead music producer, Countess LuAnn de Lesseps has produced another remarkable gender-bending single called “Chic C’est La Vie.” (And you better believe the sophistication is off the charts when you start using French words!) Unfortunately, creating the music video wasn’t […]

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‘Housewife’ Kelly Bensimon Fears Another Breakdown During Cast Vacation

Kelly Bensimon isn’t looking to replicate her infamous meltdown in St. John. On the May 19 episode of “The Real Housewives of New York City,” Bensimon, 43, tells costars LuAnn de Lesseps, Jill Zarin and Cindy Barshop that she won’t be joining them on a Moroccan getaway. Watch a Preview of Thursday Night’s Confession: [iframe […]

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Special Delivery: Bethenny, Jill, and Kelly Reunite in Bravo Animated Special

The “Real Housewives” is arguably the most fantastical “reality” franchise there is out there in the boob-tube-o-sphere, so it’s hard to imagine that someone could create anything kookier. In comes this Thursday’s animated special, “Shep & Tiffany Watch TV: The Best of 2010″ (Bravo, 11 p.m. EST), which parodies (and reimagines) last season’s “Real Housewives […]

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