Real Housewife of Melbourne Tangles with Omarosa plus Million Dollar Listing New York

 Omarosa Rips ‘Real Housewife’

Back Off, Bitch …I’m Working This Corner! 

by Reality_Bytes

“O.G. ‘Apprentice’ bitch Omarosa Manigault isn’t about to let some ‘Real Housewife’ from Down Under rip-off her self-help book — and now she’s taking legal action to block the ‘bitch.’”

“Omarosa and her lawyer, Bradford M. Cohen, fired off a pretty entertaining letter.”

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2015/05/20/omarosa-real-housewives-of-melbourne-book-self-help/#ixzz3aoQEgqT1

Uh…Gina tried to warn her, right?

I have no idea whether or nor Omarosa is doing this for publicity or if she is serious, but it probably won’t help Petti’s book/booklet/pamphlet sales!

I am not even sure how things in Australia are copyrighted.

  • Do they have their own version of the Library of Congress?
  • Do they have their own rules and regulations?
  • If you sell something in Australia and the United States, would you have to copyright in both countries?

Any Legal Beagles want to weigh in on this and help us out?

omarosa

Ciao for now!

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Million Dollar Listing New York S4E6:  Ready to Launch by NotInStCyr

In this episode, Luis will try to make Cobble Hill the center of the universe, Fredrik is concerned about finishing something and Ryan makes a timely decision.

Ryan is on his way to  82nd St. and East End on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where Yvonne, the developer he worked with on another building in an earlier episode, has  new construction.  She’s come through on her promise to bring him in on new projects. She wants him to work on a 6 story, 4 unit building near Gracie Mansion, the mayor’s residence.  It has coffered ceilings and beautiful, high-end finishes, like marble fireplace mantles and steam showers.  Yvonne tests Ryan’s judgment by asking what prices he’d set on the condos.  Luckily for Ryan, he’s right on the money with her expectations.  She tells him that his commission on the building will pay for the wedding.  Remember, Yvonne is a friend of Emilia and is naturally interested on finding out when the marriage is going to happen.  Ryan tells us that while he doesn’t exactly have cold feet, his feet “are still a little chilly, but they’re starting to warm up.”

Fredrik is in the West Village, the same neighborhood that last week’s Jackson Pollock apartment is in.  He explains that while the rest of the city is a dense forest of high-rises, the West Village still has historic low-rise buildings.  He’s meeting Tom and Jared, developers who are rebuilding an 1860’s townhouse.  Right now, it’s 7,000 sq. ft. of raw and unfinished space, and the developers would like Fredrik’s input on what it would take to attract buyers who’d be willing to pay $25 million.  Although this is the kind of work that Fredrik relishes, he tells them that the price they want is untenable and suggests pricing the townhome at $20 million.  Tom and Jared are ready to walk out, but Fredrik quickly tells them that if they upgraded to top-of-the-line finishes, they might be able to get $22.5 million for the property.  Whew.

1 - changing

Luis, like Fredrik and Ryan, has realized that the top brokers foster relationships with key developers. Last year, Fredrik introduced Luis to a new developer.  For reasons known only known to Luis, he took that as an insult.  Instead of aligning himself with a budding developer, Luis is much more ambitious.  He’s been bombarding “one of the most important developers in Manhattan” (who’s based in Brooklyn) with phone calls and finally gotten an appointment.  The big day dawns, but Luis’ alarm clock fails to go off.  We get completely unnecessary footage of Luis scurrying around his apartment in his underwear.  Note to Bravo:  if I wanted soft porn, I wouldn’t be watching your channel.  Give someone like Channing Tatum a show, and then we’ll talk.  Once he’s suited up and in the Maserati, Luis is stymied by a traffic jam that only lets him to drive about 5 mph.  He throws a little tantrum in the car but then decides to use the opportunity to apply more hair spray.  By now, an F5 tornado could not dislodge a single strand of Luis’ hair.  Thanks to the magic of editing, Luis miraculously traverses Manhattan and makes it to Brooklyn in time.  The developer, Gerard Longo, tells him that he agreed to the meeting, because his secretaries were tired of getting his phone calls.  Instead of enjoying the one-on-one he expected, Luis has to sit down with the developer and his marketing team.  They discuss The Townhouses of Cobble Hill, a development of old and new buildings in Brooklyn with one remaining building, which is listed for $4 million.  Luis deploys his high energy charm and informs them that they need him more than he needs them, because he has connections that will bring in international money.  Longo agrees to consider Luis’ pitch, if for no other reason than to stop his phone from ringing.

2 - car

Ryan’s feet must have warmed up, because he asks his assistant, RD, how he’d propose.  RD has several useless ideas, until he comes up with Times Square.  Ryan is immediately taken with the suggestion, and thinks that it should be easy to shut it down.  He tells RD, “Get me Times Square’s phone number!”

3 - time square

Fredrik is at the launch party, which is an open house without the house. He has hyped the property and expects 400 brokers to attend.  He’s also ready to schedule showings as soon as possible.  However, there is a loose end that is nagging him.  Renderings of the townhouse’s interiors were made, but Tom and Jared have yet to sign off on the high-end interior finishes. Fredrik tracks them down at the party, and they confess that some of the suggestions made by the interior designers were outside their budget.  This really alarms Fredrik, but he maintains his cool and explains that to get the price they want for this townhouse, they have to spend the money for the best finishes.

Luis sees Longo and his team one day after their initial meeting.  The developer says that he’d like to see a marketing plan.  You’d think that means that Luis needs to put together a PowerPoint presentation or submit a nicely bound report containing an action plan and a budget.  No, you’d be wrong.  Luis’ plan is to verbally spin his idea of promoting the property to foreign investors.  He tells them that Europeans consider Brooklyn a “cheaper version of Manhattan.”  This irritates Longo, who thinks that’s ignorant.  Undaunted, Luis tells them that he’d like to plan an event that will attract New York and international media.  The team looks gravely concerned.  Luis assures them that by using the media, he’ll “get everyone on this entire planet talking about Cobble Hill” and create demand for the townhouse.  I’m surprised that he’s excluded the International Space Station from consideration.

Ryan is on his way to show one of the units to an interested party who can’t attend the launch party.  Unfortunately, Ryan is stuck in traffic, which is the real villain of this episode.  Luckily, RD is already at the property, so Ryan devises a plan.  RD will keep his phone on, so that Ryan can hear everything that’s said.  Ryan will then deploy RD like a ventriloquist’s dummy and use the Bluetooth headset to tell him what to say.  Things don’t go too smoothly, because RD is visibly uncomfortable having to both listen to Ryan and repeat his words.  The woman he’s showing the property to even stops and asks him if something is wrong.  You have to admire Ryan’s ability to visualize and describe the details of each room, sight unseen, using his telephone.  Every now and then, we get to see the experience, showmanship and mastery that earn these brokers the big bucks.

We get a little one act play involving Fredrik and his long-suffering assistant Jordan in the office.  Although Fredrik is something like 6’5”, he’s scrunched up in his office chair with his legs drawn up and shoes off.  Imagine a giraffe stuffed into a high chair.  He explains that he takes his shoes off when he wants to think, because a shoe is like a helmet on the brain.  Someone should apply for a government grant and look into that.

Ryan is holding his launch party at East End Kitchen, a restaurant on the Upper East Side around the corner from the Yvonne’s building.  He’s invited people who were at the open house held for her last property.  He’s leading tours of the 4 units. (“We’re walking, we’re walking.” Ha — I like anyone who can quote the movie, Dave.)  It looks like RD didn’t bungle the showing after all, because Ryan gets an offer of $4.5 million for the apartment on his cell phone.  Olivia, his former assistant who is now a broker herself, is at the party and can’t believe that RD has already sold a property.  Ryan modestly attributes RD’s success to “good coaching”.

Our international man of mystery, Luis, has invited bloggers, food critics, art critics, historians and fashion writers to the launch party, because they are his marketing tool.  He stands in front of a drawing of the townhouse and begins a fast-talking, enthusiastic spiel, but he’s thrown off by the arrival of Longo and his team.  They sit unsmilingly in a corner of the restaurant where the event is being held.  Later, the executive vice president pulls Luis away from the party, because she’s still concerned about whether his strategy will work.  He assures her that stories about the property will probably begin appearing in the media the next day.

4 - slide projector

Fredrik starts showing the West Village property. He’s come up with the novel idea of putting the interior renderings in a View Finder.  This is the same toy that many of us had before smart phones, tablets and MP3 players were used to distract kids. I had one until my pet dinosaur ate it.  Using Fredrik’s device, people can walk into a bare space, look into the View Finder and see what the room will ultimately look like.  Although it’s a brilliant marketing tool, Fredrik realizes that for the unusually high price the developers are asking, people need to see a finished product.

5 - ryan

Ryan and JD visit Times Square.  Ryan tells us, “I love big…and I want a big proposal”.  He’s always heard that you know when you find The One, but didn’t believe it until he met Emilia.  He knew he’d marry her the moment he saw her smile.  In his blog he says, “…she would smile for me and I would feel better.”  She’s made him happy over the last 2 years, and he can imagine being with her for the rest of their lives.  Wow.  Ryan was once the Snidely Whiplash of the show. (Go ahead and use Google if you don’t know who that is.  We’ll wait.)  We loved to hate the smug so and so as he womanized his way through Manhattan and made himself a thorn in Fredrik’s side.  Now, he’s – dare I say – likable?  No doubt about it, Emilia is a Miracle Worker.  She should be giving Discovery Center seminars.  Ryan deems Times Square to be the right place to give Emilia a fairy tale experience.  He even gets down on one knee to demonstrate how he’s going to ask Emilia, until he realizes that it looks like he’s proposing to RD.  Now, if he could only get rid of all those pesky people in Times Square.

6 - proposal

Next week:  Will Fredrik have to take his socks off to figure out what to do while the West Village townhouse is under construction?  Will Luis succeed in his plan for worldwide media manipulation?  What will Times Square say when Ryan calls?

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Here's Namaste in all her glory of a pre-surgery high from Versed, sans makeup or botox!

Namaste in all her glory, on pre-surgery high from Versed, sans makeup or botox!

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Just a housewife ... who loves this place .... and loves to write ... You can reach me through this email: nomoredrama8@gmail.com. Lynn's Place is in tribute to Housewives blogger Lynn Hudson, who passed away in August of 2012.
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232 Responses to Real Housewife of Melbourne Tangles with Omarosa plus Million Dollar Listing New York

  1. Powell says:

    Good morning everyone. I’m so glad it’s 🇹🇬🇮🇫!!!

  2. Powell says:

    It wouldn’t surprise me if Omarosa was doing this for publicity. She does everything for publicity. But we shall see.

    • Foxymel(Mel) says:

      Can’t stand Omorosa. Did she have her book title trademark or copyright? Copyright I think only protects the actual title within the U.S. But trademark protects more? We need our Legal Eagles on this one. There’s so many titles with the word bitch in it, Skinny Bitch, Bun in the Oven is one example.

    • T-Rex says:

      She is TOTALLY doing this for publicity, she has become completely irrelevant at this point! Oh, and there are oodles of books on the market with names that are somewhat similar so she has NO leg to stand on in this case. Here is the case law for Trademarking of book titles. Omarosa’s piece of crap book would not fall into the “broadly known” or Secondary Meaning statutes.

      b. Titles. Titles, while not protected under copyright law, are sometimes protected under trademark and unfair competition laws. However, one-shot titles, no matter how clever they are, are not automatically entitled to trademark protection. To be protected, titles must achieve “secondary meaning.” Secondary meaning is akin to the commercial magnetism of a title. As a rule, to be protected, titles must be “broadly known.” Series titles, unlike one-shot titles, make good trademarks candidates. In addition, a title in one medium, will be protected in another.

      • lila1star says:

        I think your right T-Rex–the gossip rags with their sensational titles actually have no story. All Omorosa can do is waste money on a lawyer to send a stop and desist letter (or whatever they r called). The titles are not the same–the books are not the same and as one poster said: “Who cares–its not like anyone is going to buy them”.

        • T-Rex says:

          No, here is the thing NO lawyer will take this lawsuit, she just gets to Pontificate to the press, they run a story by Sunday we will all be saying Omarosa-WHO? yet again

          • Exit4 says:

            Remember back when theresa wrote skinny Italian? Bethenney fans were up in arms. This was why-you can’t make a word like skinny your own. Skinnygirl? Different story.

            • T-Rex says:

              Exit is EXACTLY correct and it’s why you COPYRIGHT your name like “skinnygirl” so that you cannot use it, but no judge is going to give you a copyright on the word Skinny. Look it’s like those idiot KrappyKradashi-spawns, they want to copyright their name to make money off it, well you can’t really do that any longer. But those folks spew that mess to the public, and folks believe they can, they can’t. Crap KanyeTheCluessWonderinhisownMInd, tried to do the same thing and it was denied. GrossaOmarosaWHO? is just trying to capitalize on some free publicity, and she’s a whore to publicity and got what she wanted, but again in a few days she will be WHO? Again.

  3. TexasTart says:

    Good morning everyone. Please join me in extending well wishes to one of our bloggers, Namaste, as she is having outpatient surgery today. ❤

  4. T-Rex says:

    Wholly Crapamole Batman, if this post isn’t appropriate please feel free to remove, but finding out that the Duggar Family has been harboring a Pedophile for years, YIKES! AND looks like TLC may have known! Oprah apparently knew in 2006, and her staff cancelled their appearance AND they alerted the authorities. This I believe is going to get messier, because it looks like he didn’t just molest family members, that two others have come forward and there may be more. YIKES, my question is how do you keep having more kids when you know one of your children is a molestor?

    • Foxymel(Mel) says:

      T-Rexie, this story made me sick! I’ve never watched this show, but how they continue to throw God, is strange too. I don’t believe in hell but if there is one…..
      I wonder if they’ll cancel this show like they did with Honey Boo Boo.

      • T-Rex says:

        Well, if I am seeing the information correctly, apparently TLC knew about the situation and still aired the family. Yeah, they stated that gay folks preyed upon innocent children, uhm NOPE your heterosexual son preyed upon his OWN sisters and a few others.

        • Foxymel(Mel) says:

          When you wrote the he had molested/raped his family member as well, I had to go back and read it. This is making me sick! And TLC knew about this? I just can’t.

          • chismosa / aka Bethenny's #1 Fan says:

            This is getting so disturbing. And his own sisters.

            This along with the bad things that happened with Honey Booboo and the boyfriend or whatever of the mom- TLC is in for some BAD holiday weekend!
            So awful!! And the police put in charge to handle it had his own charges on himself. SO GROSS! 😱😲

    • T-Rex, your post is completely appropriate and I join you in your shock and disgust at this situation.

      All they keep saying is how this has brought them closer to God but yet not one word about the victims.

      Appalling.

    • Exit4 says:

      Even worse it made me side with the honey boo boo mom! When she was seen with the man who molested her daughter-TLC took off the show, basically trashed her and hit her with a clause that she couldn’t go elsewhere to do a show. Apparently, they are now showing a Duggar marathon (pre-planned, I know, but TvLand pulled Cosby show repeats immediately) and haven’t commented. I have no respect for June shannon-but she’s right to be mad at the network and she’s looking to sue them. Mostly for limiting her ability to go elsewhere for a TV show. Whether she should have one or not isn’t up to me, but its the principle of it.

      • T-Rex says:

        So these idiots decide to bring more children into their home, without removing the Pedophile currently in the home, that’s just sickening. I will bet a few of those girls, later on in life when they can get away from that cult, will probably be giving interviews about the damages that the incurred by being raped by their own brother, then having to see that same person every day in your home. Frightening, and SICK of TLC to not PULL the show immediately.

        • Foxymel(Mel) says:

          Just read that TLC just dropped them from their show lineup.
          The parents knew this son was sick and left him im that home to continue being around their 20+ kids? I want to see some charges going on. Parents too. It’s there responsibility to keep their kids safe. So what do they do? Oh, they keep having more kids!

    • T-Rex says:

      UPDATE: TLC Finally has been SHAMED into finally pulling the plug on this “Cult and their Pedophile”. They ran the shows and their switchboards, Facebook and twitter TL’s were inundated with disgust over not pulling the shows. TLC has not officially cut the “Cult and their Pedophile” from their lineup, but their shows have been PULLED until further notice.

      • The parents knew.

        The church elders knew.

        The wife knew BEFORE she married him.

        You’re absolutely right- cult like.

        • T-Rex says:

          It’s also interesting that he ONLY officer they talked to, was also a Pedophile and is in jail for 55 years and closed the case at the time, after the CULT spoke to the parents of those girls their Pedophile molested. Oh, and it turns out that the Pedophile-Officer was also in their “church”(AKA CULT). I also find it interesting that some folks(and politicians) are “defending” this DuggarPedophile by saying it was so long ago, yadda yadda. UHM tell that to the catholic church and their massive pedophilia priest ring. Those priests confessed their sins too, to the church, and weren’t admonished just moved to new parishes.

          • Interesting little factoid- the MA Attorney General tried to file RICO charges against the Vatican at the height of the scandal here.

            Huckabee (my spellcheck keeps overriding his name to Huckster- hmmmm) should probably stop talking now.

            BTW- the only heroine in this was Oprah. She shut that sh*t down….he was 17 when she sent the email to the authorities- old enough to know better than to rape his sisters

          • Foxymel(Mel) says:

            That idiot politician defending him is deplorable.

      • Foxymel(Mel) says:

        Well, thank goodness for social media in this matter.

        • T-Rex says:

          Yes, since this information was apparently widely known in MANY circles but was being kept “under wraps” while the Cult and their Pedophile raked in millions from TLC and appearance fees. If Oprah knew in 2006, then TLC absolutely knew! I am wondering how far TLC went to even possibly hide some of this information. I hope HoneyBooboo’s mom sues them just to make them admit to when they “knew” about the pedophilia. Of course the BOOBOO-folks are white trash and will end up settling for a cash payout to stop the suit.

          • Foxymel(Mel) says:

            I know the guy confessed but how was this leaked?

            • InTouch Magazine got the documents released under the Freedom of Information Act.

              These were from the investigation that Oprah initiated after her offices received an anonymous email that he had molested his sisters. She cancelled her interview and forwarded the email to the cops in 2006.

              • kit9 says:

                While I’m very glad Oprah did the right thing and alerted the authorities at the time, she should have made it public, imo after nothing else was done. Because that was 2006, nearly 10 years ago and all that time, people may have allowed their children to have contact with Duggar, with no way of knowing the possible danger their kids were in. Oprah, having been molested herself, should have gone public imo, after nothing was done.

                • I dunno about that Kit.

                  His parents knew. His church elders knew. They had him stand up in their church and publicly confess.

                  TLC had to know. Remember TWOP? They had whole chat sites devoted to the family and the allegations.

                  When Someone sent an email to Oprah- she did the right thing, cancelled the interview and forwarded everything to the authorities.

                  At what point does her responsibility end? IMHO right there.

    • T-Rex says:

      Here is what looks to be a pretty good timeline and background of events, he molested 5 of his sisters and at least two other girls outside the home. They infer he didn’t “rape” them but molestation is molestation and he is a pedophile

      http://defamer.gawker.com/the-web-has-known-about-josh-duggar-for-years-when-did-1706258269

      • “Digital penetration” is considered rape in MA.

      • Orson says:

        A report I read had the phrase “fourth degree sexual assault”. I suspect Rape is a first degree. And frankly, I’m not sure about the pedophile label. When I was 14 I had certain thoughts towards some of my female classmates. I don’t think that made them pedophilic thoughts.

        • Did you penetrate a 4 year old while she was sleeping? Because this kid did.

          The abuse started when he was 14 but continued until he was 17 when Oprah blew the whistle.

          The police officer who investigated is in jail for 55 years for guess what? Pedophile. So what he was changed with by the authorities is hardly a credible source if information.

          Regardless of what degree he was charged- he CONFESSED to sexual assault.

          • kit9 says:

            OMG. Time to hold that police department accountable as well. WHY DIDN’T THEY CHARGE HIM and who is going to be fired as result of inaction?

  5. lila1star says:

    Morning everyone! Sending good thoughts and prayers your way Namaste!
    I can not believe Omaroso has wiggled her way into HW drama–goodness! Or I should say creating drama–that which she is so very good at. Can you see her as a HW?

    • chismosa / aka Bethenny's #1 Fan says:

      I’m glad just because I can’t stand PETTY and her PETTINESS !

      😜😜😜

  6. lila1star says:

    Forgot to ask–anyone have any plans for this holiday weekend? Its the beginning of our summer tourist season when my small town of 2,500 swells to 10,000–give or take a few thousand. Wall to wall people headed to one of several water parks!

    • Foxymel(Mel) says:

      Hi lila1star! We’ve got a grueling weekend of gutting and installing flooring in our bedroom and then in Tuesday, we’re going to Sanibel Island for 4 nights and staying on the beach! Woot woot!
      Any plans for you?

      • lila1star says:

        Hi Foxy–no plans except to stay clear of town and all the crazies lol. Sounds like you have your work cut out for you–yikes! Comes with a reward so that is good 🙂 First week in June my 14 year old grandson is coming to visit and help me with some deep household chores I can not do alone and then we head up to my daughters for a get-a-way. Looking forward to that 🙂

      • chismosa / aka Bethenny's #1 Fan says:

        LILA^^^^ Good luck – I don’t know where you are but that’s quite the swell of people ! Good luck.

        Mel—> sanibel is supposed to be beautiful. My friend goes there a lot with her young kids ! And I know judge Judy has a house around there …..enjoy!

        • Foxymel(Mel) says:

          We go every year and it’s truly gorgeous. I’d like to own or rent a small house every summer. Funny thing is that I’m not a real beach/sun person. But this place is paradise!😊🌴😎❤️🍷

          • chismosa says:

            girl and you are a limeña !? o_O O_o !!!
            LOLOL
            i hate the heat – but i live for the sea/ ocean. Enjoy enjoy enjoy!!!!

            • Foxymel(Mel) says:

              When I was little I loved the beach and the sun and now I can’t stand to be hot. However, Sanibel is the perfect place to relax and enjoy all things beach!! 😉

              • Exit4 says:

                I stayed at a place in captiva called tween waters. I didn’t get to enjoy it much because it was for a wedding-but it’s pretty there!

      • Powell says:

        Well Foxymel your floor will look nice and you’ll rest and relax on the beach. Ahhhh!! 🍹😎🌴🏊

    • Exit4 says:

      I hear you! That’s what happens at the jersey shore. There’s maybe 500 (if that) full time people in my moms town-by tonight there will be thousands. Plus shoobies and off shore people using the beach! This is why NJ has beach tags. I’m actually not going down for the first time in years. We have a project at home and it’s not really beach weather. A little chilly.

  7. shamrockblonde says:

    I will keep Namaste in my prayers! – NotInStCyr!!! loved the blog!!! too too funny! – a giraffe stuffed into a high chair!! hahahahahaha!!!! Luis – he’s like the energizer bunny – his THs are just so much fun to watch – half the time he does not have to say anything! – just watching facial expressions and his hand gestures are enough to crack me up – BUT – he still has trouble meeting with clients and with developers – he manages to say the wrong thing at just the perfect moment! – I am really enjoying Ryan – watching him work and watching his very obvious love for Amelia is just great – Fredrik – what a great idea with the view finders!
    Veena – I replied to your twitter post about Omarosa and Petty – yes I mispelled her name on purpose – I also added Gina to the tweet! – this was the second time ever that I was willing to support Omarosa – the first was on the passing of her fiancee Michael Clark Duncan (Green Mile)

    I am swamped at work so I will be jumping on and off the board but I wish you all a very happy Memorial Day weekend – remember to take a moment and honor all those who gave their lives for our freedom – love you all oh so much!

  8. Powell says:

    OC ’08. Gretchen’s 1st season. Tamra and Vicki did not like her. She’s looking at a motorcycle w/her fiance Jeff. Tamra didn’t like her after she found out Gretchen wanted a pink motorcycle, then when the pink motorcycle was delivered to the party Vicki didn’t like her.

  9. Powell says:

    Oooh boy!! Vicki and Donn had troubles back in ’08. IDK if we didn’t pay it too much attention then. Vicki and her kids are going to visit her family for a holiday. She didn’t invite Donn and he said it would have been nice to be asked. Vicki said it’s always her and the kids that go. She had no idea he would want to go.
    They have an argument about Vicki wanting to invite her ex to a family bbq her brother is having. Donn calls him “a piece of trash” and doesn’t want him invited. He says he raised her kids. Their dad never did anything. Vicki says to Donn he should have adopted her kids long ago. Donn says that doesn’t matter. She hasn’t done things perfectly. She shouldn’t have married her ex or had kids w/him. WOW!! The ratings was on the wall in ’08. But Vicki always wants the picture perfect family so she pretended everything was ok.

    • T-Rex says:

      You know, I only watched a very small bit of OldCronesofBeverlyHillsadjacent, and that was in the beginning, and I figured IckyVicky was in the midst of breaking up with her husband from day one, they did not seem like anything more than “room-mates”, and not ones that actually liked each other. Crap as dysfunctional as Jeana’s marriage was, at that time I kept thinking, well it’s better than IckyVicky’s.

      • Powell says:

        You did T-Rex? Hahaha!! Well at least Jenna and Matt didn’t hide their disgust for one another. 😃

        • T-Rex says:

          Yeah, I disliked IckyVicky from the get go, I really liked Jeanna and thought she was the shittiest friend to her, I found Donn very whiney at first, but kind of understood his frustrations. They just seemed like two folks with nothing in common and I thought they were married cause they were too lazy to divorce and split up all their stuff. I felt like IckyVicky wanted to be the cool kid and wanted desperately to get Laurie to like her and be her friend, etc. at the expensive of her friendship with Jeanna, I could have been wrong but that’s how I saw it back then.

          • Powell says:

            Yeah the epi I was watching Vicki said she was taking her tenant to court for non-payment of rent. Jenna said Vicki kicked Frankie out so her 2 tenants after Frankie didn’t work out. Vicki then said she didn’t feel Jenna was a true friend to her because she advised her to purchase that house. And like I said yesterday, Vicki blamed Jenna for her decision to buy. Vicki is SO smart. She knows statics in the insurance industry and when the housing market was on its way to tanking she had many tools available to her to have an idea of what was coming. She didn’t do her own research. Not Jenna’s fault.

  10. You would think that the camera crew would have woken Luis up…I mean they were there in his bedroom….did they have their own key??? Did he let them in and then fall back asleep??? I wonder, hmmmmmm…..OH or MAYBE it was all FAKE!!!! #fauxdramabybravo

    • T-Rex says:

      Pindy it was probably FAKE. They take at least 3 camera crew to do the setups, the sound, etc. He didn’t go to bed all mic’d up, so it’s staged

    • Powell says:

      Maybe they had a pajama party. 🎊🎊🎥🎬
      😄😄

    • ladebra says:

      I thought the same thing! I was yelling at the tv “for the love of God camera man, wake him up” 😜

    • hawkmoon947 says:

      I don’t think Luis was mic’d up, because there wasn’t anything between him and his Calvins, if y’all get my meaning. But most of us don’t stay asleep when there’s a film crew and a sound man standing in our bedroom. Bravo probably created the whole, I’m late, I’m late just to add some drama to Luis’ storyline. He’s a good broker, but he doesn’t operate at the same level as Ryan & Fredrik. Luis is the Brandi of the franchise — he doesn’t really belong. He needs a few more years of experience.

      • Powell says:

        Right. That’s what Fred was trying to get him to understand last season that he needs more experience.

        • hawkmoon947 says:

          Luis feels that he can zoom to the top without getting more experience under his belt. Fredrik has spent years building relationships with developers. It’s important to hook up when they’re starting out, like Ryan is doing with Yvonne. Luis thinks he can just call a VIP and bowl him or her over with his charm and get the work.

  11. Powell says:

    Hahaha the next OC epi we get to hear about Vicki’ empty “love tank”. 😄😄😄

    • chismosa says:

      man i wish i watched that original show…. that Vicki is such a trip.
      And she’s Andy’s favorite HW of all!!!! ⭐

    • Foxymel(Mel) says:

      I loved those early episodes. until could tell that Donn was being a little mistreated. Vicki just didn’t want him around all the time. Lol

      • Powell says:

        Yeah. The epi I watched Tuesday Vicki had an insurance get together. Donn and Jenna were there and Vicki was thanking and acknowledging people, introduced Jenna but not Donn. He said something but laughed it off. Those little things she did hurt him.

      • Orson says:

        Am I the only person who found her “Woohoo”s really annoying?

  12. ladebra says:

    Hey Tartsy! I’m putting flint and coconut husk in my earthquake survival kit.

    And Dan is the donkey I always thought he was.

  13. shamrockblonde says:

    I was so so happy with the outcome of Survivor! and as annoying as Rodney was, Dan was a GIANT asshat – loved Jen too – I think her speech to the jury was dead on – maybe even helping them decide to do the right thing with their vote!!

    • ladebra says:

      I so agree Shamrock! I was nodding all during Jen’s jury speech.

      And as much as I don’t like returning players, the bunch that was voted onto the next show are very interesting! And I’m glad to see Shirin get a second chance.

  14. chismosa says:

    OMIB — you around???

    Do you ever use or have heard of the ultrasonic skin scrubbers?? I’m intrigued—- in helping to exfoliate my skin and such….

    I see one with a real good deal so i’m considering trying it. Trying to watch any videos i can of it on youtube.
    if you see this, let me know.

    for my purposes, it’s not for putting lotions and things into my skin, but more for scraping the crap OFF my skin/ exfoliating/ extracting. I suppose i’d use the setting to help penetrate any serums as well too….

    thanks in advance! 🐻

    • So they’re basically at home Ultherapy.

      We use IPL laser with RF to lift the skin and help to regenerate collagen and elasticity rather than Ulthera. Nothing wrong with it- just better results for the $$$.

      I’m not a huge fan of manual manipulation and exfoliation such as micros. I prefer chem peels as the results are more uniform and no broken capillaries if someone gets too over zealous.

      The deal with what you want to buy is there are ALOT of counterfeits out there. Research your brand carefully.

      • chismosa / aka Bethenny's #1 Fan says:

        It’s a labelle ultrasonic spin spatula.

        If I don’t have to sit with tissues and my steel instruments for 12 hours and this helps then I figured maybe I should try it.
        But then again it’s a bit pricy …..

        I don’t get broken capillaries – my issues are sebaceous hyperplasia- which my aesthetician/ any spa person can’t do much with – only my dermatologist can burn them off.

        I do my TCA’s myself – every 5-6 weeks on the DOT, but I think you know that from me always talking about them. (Not too high % ones)

        Ok thanks so much for your input…. Will see what I’m “””feeling”””
        😷💆🏻💉🔪

      • Powell says:

        When I was at my dermatologist lady Friday I spoke my doc and she suggested a glycolic wash and some other things cuz I asked her about AHA/BHA. She gave me a referral sheet to speak w/the aesthetician. The aesthetician talked to me about microdermabrasian which she recommend 3 sessions along w/some skin care. I told her I’m not sure about the micro. My skin is dull and I have some spots/discoloration. So I’m looking for smoother clearer skin.

        • Ask for a chem peel- Glycolic. It will lighten up the discoloration and make the skin brighter. Should be the same $ as a micro. Get a series, and do one every month or so.

          The nice side benefit of both procedures is it stimulates collagen and elastin production so your skin will look “thicker”.

        • Exit4 says:

          DDF t has a good glycolic wash. After the summer I want a chem peel-I’ve done IPL, but I want more!

          • Don’t waste your $- all the acid just gets washed down the drain. Invest in glyco creams, masks, and peels.

            Drugstore cleansers are fine- none of it stays on your skin long enough to achieve anything of lasting value.

        • Exit4 says:

          Hit post too soon-I’ve had micro as well and I loved the results.

  15. Hey everyone! I am home! I got to watch Laurie’s wedding while waiting for surgery. Hubby was forced to watch too and he was pretty disturbed that Laurie allowed her son and therapist to be filmed. Yes, ick!

    So, I am home and recovering. I had a discectomy and hemilaminectomy. Basically, had a really bad herniated disc for 10 years and the last 6 months have been super duper bad. So, my only option was surgery and I jumped on that option!

    I am working on Sonja’s blog right now and I have to say, it is much easier to write about Sonja’s delusions while hopped up on Percocet. Just sayin’.

  16. sparklemuffy says:

    Much prayer for you Namaste… had to call myself an ambulance last year with herniated disc- –so much fun! Hope you have a good night’s sleep and fast healing and thanks for blogs as who can take greygardenssonja lately? After this long she believes her own lies……

  17. Reality_Bytes, I think Amarosa and Pettifleur should be besties. Two peas in a pod, IMO.

    Speaking of which, I LOVE THIS REUNION TO BITS! I couldn’t understand half what they said or meant or were talking about; seemed like they were leaving out a lot of the story here and there, so I’m looking forward to your recap.

    They were quite funny and laughing at each other and themselves to much, though, that I had to laugh, too. By the end, when Pettifleur did her attention-seeking move, they were laughing so hard and rolling their eyes so hard, it was hilarious!

    And I LUV LUV LUV the host! Ha ha ha! He was the best BEOTCH on the stage.

    • ladebra says:

      Yes! The host – Alex Perry? Is supposed to be in fashion. Never heard of him. But I loved the way he told them to shut up lol when they started all arguing at once! But all these ladies know how to laugh it off and give as good as they get. 😜

      • I thought he was about to jump up, take a runway walk with three twirls and a double snap. Yes, it was much more fun that the American HWs reunions. The Melbourne women snark and pizz each other off, but they don’t try to destroy each other…like some we could name. O_o

    • Oh I get it, no pressure here for me to pick up each funny line verbatim though right, LOL?
      I think they should be ‘besties’…good call WTG. BFFs that didn’t know they had a BFF because they are both so into themselves!

    • Powell says:

      Sounds like they had a good season since Andrea was gone. Last yrs reunion was not like this yrs.

      • I actually liked having Andrea on. She was dominatrix angry: Here is a tongue lashing for you, dirty towel girl! Here is a hair flip for you, stupid editor lady!

        She quit because she couldn’t handle viewer criticism. Ha ha ha! That woman has seriously unrealistic expectations.

  18. TexasTart says:

    The blog has been updated at Namaste’s request with a picture of her taken pre-surgery. As she stated above, she is on percocet, so I did verify the request…of course she’s still on Percocet when I asked, LOL. Hope you will rest easy tonight, Namaste. Keep us updated!

    • Thanks, TexasTart. Good pic, Namaste! You look fabulous. Even in a hair cover, which makes me look like Mrs. PotatoHead.

    • Powell says:

      I just hope she listened to me and rested and not mess with GreyGardensSonja’s blog. T-Rex I know I didn’t get that right. LOL. 🙂

  19. Hey, who’s taking odds on whether Kim Richards makes it through Brooke’s wedding and reception tomorrow without barricading herself in a bathroom or two?

  20. TexasTart says:

    NotInStCyr, I have to concentrate to type your name and I’m not even on Percocet. Unfortunately. I think we saw a bit more of Luis than need be, that was just so ridiculous. You cracked me up with the F5 wouldn’t even move a strand of his hair. And ‘someone should apply for a grant to look into that’, lol. Lots of good zingers! I enjoyed the recap! 😀

  21. TexasTart says:

    Foxy – good luck with the flooring project! That’s a lot of work, you could use a little vacation afterwards…good thing you already thought of that! 😆

  22. TexasTart says:

    Finally, a pic of Brielle without her plastic prototype Mom. Brielle graduated high school today.

    My baby @briellebiermann 😢😭😢😭😢😭 #ICantGetItTogether

    A post shared by Kim Zolciak-Biermann (@kimzolciakbiermann) on

  23. VV™ says:

    CHIANINA, this one is for you.

    My everything 💛 #wiederwedding

    A post shared by Brooke Wiederhorn (@brookewiederhorn) on

  24. VV™ says:

    I love my playmate. My friend @lisavanderpump 💗

    A post shared by Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) on

  25. Exit4 says:

    OMIB can you recommend some name brands of glycolic peels, masks etc? I don’t mind paying for something good-so any price range is fine. Also, I use retin .05-but I limit its use in the summer, because of the beach. I use sunscreen. I limit because of the sun sensitivity, but I have also heard that is not true. Thoughts?

    • No it’s true- be really careful about sun exposure and sunscreen while you’re on it.

      I really don’t have any recommendations as I use and sell medical grade glyco peels that are not available OTC.

      When I was a MUA I used Natura Bisse glyco peels- they are pretty pricey for OTC but it was the highest % that I could get.

      http://www.amazon.com/Natura-Bisse-Glycoline-Glyco-Extreme/dp/B001M921J6

      Where do you get the script for the Retin? Can you ask them what they recommend? Not even sure if it’s a contraindication to do both.

      Why do you want to do a peel? What specifically is bothering you? Maybe there is something else that will deliver the results you think a peel will deliver.

      I maybe think that if you’re on the Retin A your skin is thinned out and you may be a better candidate for FotoFacial laser treatments than a peel/ micros.

      • Just re read some of your comments above⬆️⬆️⬆️

        I love IPL treatments and the way my skin looks afterwards- why don’t you just get more? You really will have to wait until after the summer tho, and make sure they know about your Retin A script because it will make you super photosensitive. You probably already know that…😜

    • chismosa / aka Bethenny's #1 Fan says:

      EXIT —
      Hey I do “my own” peel instead of shelling out the $$$$$$$ at places – but it’s also because I’m super super careful about my skin.

      The line I found randomly when doing my search and my dermatologist telling me I’m not a good laser candidate for my dark spots — as she thinks I’ll get skin discoloration from that— so she advised me to TCA peels, which I’m sure she’d do for like 300$ 😝……

      So randomly online from multiple blogs I found this wonderful company: Skin Obsession- and I buy it from Amazon. She has a direct website also.
      They make the jessner, glycolic, lactic, etc.
      and soooooooo well priced !!!

      Anyhoo- OMIB is so right about only spending money on things that will stay on your skin to penetrate – not to waste on washes.

      I live for Peter Thomas Roth and I like Murad- or DDF, etc those brands ……
      But I use tretinoin/ retin A also, at night only.
      And yes ! For limiting new age spots and sun spots I use a MINERAL sunscreen – I also think sunscreen is a major endocrine inhibitor so I run from that $hit like I run from microwaves and aluminum deodorant.

      Neutrogena does make a mineral sunscreen – but I found a brand that I ADORE called CoTZ. I actually called them with some questions and they were SO nice they sent me loads of samples !
      When you do peels you have to be SUPER careful about additional sun- aging.

      Ps my skin type is type 4 if that helps. Also why I overdose on vitamin D!

      Sorry so long — but I tell EVERYONE about this peel company. Why waste the money if you’re super careful and do it yourself !?👍🏼

      • Chisy- IPL is actually not a true laser. It’s short for Intense Pulse Light. It will break up any discoloration because it uses radio frequency. Your derm must not have it in their office.

        TCA peels are quite invasive and we stopped selling them years ago. No one has time for that level of skin shedding, particularly when there are so many other non invasive treatments available.

        I personally do not believe any at home treatment can achieve the results a MedSpa can.

        The three questions to ask of any treatment, is it safe, is it effective, and is it affordable? Most women dismiss the affordable part- thinking that a MedSpa will be too pricey without really exploring the cost and the value.

        • chismosa / aka Bethenny's #1 Fan says:

          Thanks OMIB. Yes I’ve gone over with the derm and the plastic surgeon who works at her office what is best for me – they know how fastidious I am with my skin and what my skin can tolerate. They trust the TCA I’m using that is not super high medical grade has been best for me.
          I’m getting great compliments on my skin lately which is odd !

          Thanks !

  26. Powell says:

    Hello party people!! How you doin? 😄

  27. ladebra says:

    Anyone else watching Wayward Pines? It’s giving me a Twin Peaks vibe.

  28. What’s the 💩💩💩 scoop?

  29. TexasTart says:

    Namaste, are you hanging in there?!

  30. TexasTart says:

    ☁☁⚡☁☁⚡💧💧= 😦
    I know, blah blah blah, the weather for the entire month has been identical to what happened before the great Memorial Day flood of ’81. No repeats please. 🙏

  31. ladebra says:

    Haha

  32. ladebra says:

    Freedom is never free.

  33. VV™ says:

    BRIDESMAIDS 👰 #wiederwedding

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  34. VV™ says:

    Video From #ParisHilton Snapchat (RealParisHilton) #WiederWedding

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  35. TexasTart says:

    Well, well we knew Kim would have to show up today and not to disappoint, she has that numb mouth look that I’ve talked about she has when she’s on something.

  36. VV™ says:

    Video From #ParisHilton Snapchat (RealParisHilton) #WiederWedding

    A post shared by Paris Hilton Snapchat & Videos (@parishiltonvideos) on

    • VV™ says:

      Exit,

      You can see that Kathy and Rick are nowhere to be found. It looks as though only Kyle, Moe, Faye and some guy were seating on the left side front row.

  37. VV™ says:

    Chad walked the bride.

  38. VV™ says:

    Congrats to these two on sealing the deal

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  39. chismosa / aka Bethenny's #1 Fan says:

    I’m confused – isn’t Monty still around ?
    He couldn’t make this wedding? Isn’t it only in Cabo or something? I’m confused.


    This hubby gives me such gay vibes I just can’t even 🙆🏻✋🏼

    • VV™ says:

      Monty claims his doctor adviced him not to take the trip even though he has a private plane at his disposal. JNNTJ posted a statement he made on his IG account. He flies to Vegas all the time. Yes, I get it it’s a shorter trip.

      I remember when Brooke went dress shopping big Kathy didn’t like her first choice. Brooke said she was going for the beachy look. I don’t think big Kathy attended. I can’t find proof…

      • Exit4 says:

        Her daughters are there-I can’t imagine kathy wouldn’t be. The issue with Monty maybe that his doctor didn’t want him in Mexico if he had a medical emergency. Not to say Mexico doesn’t have competent health care-they just may not have wanted him out of the country. Or he could have taken a turn. I saw it with my dad and others with cancer-one week they seem great and in a flash, they take a nosedive. You can’t use logic with terminal cancer-it’s by nature illogical!

        • VV™ says:

          I’m gonna see if I evidence. What got me curious is that while most relatives and friends had arrived Rick was still posting from LA. Now, they too have a private plane and can’t fly anytime but they had a rehearsal dinner and they were still in LA.

  40. VV™ says:

    Cabo 💃💃💃 with my babes @Kylerichards18 @fayeresnick1 #WiederWedding #nofilter

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  41. Exit4 says:

    Viv-don’t do a Jill and break the blog with all those Instas! Chismosita will have a coronary! 😉

    • Orson says:

      And TT will have to put her turnips down and fix it.

      • TexasTart says:

        XD
        Orson you.kill.me.
        I laughed out loud so much , my husband had to know what was so funny. Naturally, he’s beside himself to realize he’s married to a closeted turnip twaddler.

    • VV™ says:

      Yes, I know. I counted all of the Insta posted on this page, not just mine and there are 13 total. I don’t know the number of Insta posted when Jill broke the blog but it would be good to know our limit.

      • TexasTart says:

        I noticed it slowed down a lot, but I appreciated seeing these pics. The thing is, without going to check, I think what’s on this blog is not even half as many as were on the blog last week when it would barely load (Bravo Upronts day). In both cases, it was a blog that was 2 days old and both had multiple recaps with pictures. I tend to think that ALL of the data plays a role, as you folks know that refresh -reloads the entire page (not just comments).

        So I’m saying that I don’t think it would matter if we knew how many because of other factors in play. Instagram does seem to be the root of such problems though….which sucks because they are better than Twitter because people don’t have to go to moderation for them. *shrug*

  42. Exit4 says:

    OMIB and Chis thanks for your replies!

    OMIB-these skin treatments are something I’ve just gotten into. Ya hit 40 and you know…..although I did the micro several years ago. Last year had the IPL. Consistency is an issue for me-with 2 little ones and running around. I know I have to make time but those little “sweethearts” are very demanding! 😉 My girlfriend works for Neutrogena. She sells to derms. So, I use a lot of their products and am happy with them. They are also free lol! Their gentle cleansers actually improved my skin-i believe I was stripping it too much. I even stopped using Perricones pore minimizer in favor of neutrogenas. Results were the same. My retin is non script. The office who did my IPL sells it-it’s the generic. I was surprised when they offered it-but apparently they can sell it under a certain %. It works-I’ve used retin-a in the past, but only stopped because my isnsurance didn’t cover and it’s pricey. I use it every other night and in between Inuse the Neutrogena ageless intensive night cream with retinol. I also use Murad for the hyper.

    I have been told different things about peels. Some people love the IPL and others prefer a good peel to get the ball rolling. My biggest issues are (sun related) hyper pigmentation and congestion. The congestion I could probably curb with facials, but I have to make more time! How long do the home glycols take? I’m torn between doing it at home in between kid stuff at night or just using the time to go to a derm. I’m really just looking to have a brighter and more even complexion. It’s not terrible-but it could be better! I started using eye cream at 25 and I think it’s helped me! Right now Im using neutrogens, with retinol, of course! I don’t have a wrinkle issue-but under eye dark circles. That comes and goes. Last thing-I have spider veins (noticeable) on my left outer thigh. They appeared after pregnancy number 2. I used a vein cream from CVS and it did nothing. What would help with those? They REALLY bug me! Thanks!

    • If you like both IPL and micros/chem peels do a series if FotoFacials. You do a micro/peel one month, an IPL the next month. Do 4-6 per year, and then leave your skin alone for the rest. The whole point of doing them in that order is it will actually work with your skin stimulating collagen and elastin production resulting in thicker, firmer, healthier skin.

      The at home peels go on for like 20 minutes or so, but they stop working after that so I’ve fallen asleep with them by accident and my skin has been fine.

      They don’t really do that much even at 25% glyco strength because by law they have to be buffered acid to be sold OTC. But your skin feels good, and repeated use (like years) your skin will look better.

      Careful with so much retinol- it CAN thin your skin out making it more prone to fine lines. I’m also confused how your getting this without a prescription. If the % is that low than what’s the point?

      Chisy is using it everyday because she has a legit derm condition, anyone else I would say to excercise caution.

  43. Barb (Just wondering in Jersey) says:

    VV one of t he pair d videos has a woman with yellow on the top of her dress. Kyle is waving behind her. I think that’s Kathy. In the pic of them sitting it looks like that skirt to the right of Kyle?

    • VV™ says:

      Kathy didn’t go.

      • Exit4 says:

        Interesting! Maybe he’s not doing well and they are looking after him. If everything was fine-I think they’d be there. This tells me everything may not be fine. Which is sad.

        • VV™ says:

          Monty has two other adult daughters and gets along with their mother. I doubt Kathy and Rick are taking care of him. He visits them frequently. I know this via Insta. The fact he is with them is not unusual.

          I don’t know why Kathy didn’t go. I hope this was not a last minute decision due to some disagreement.

          Time always tells…

  44. Barb (Just wondering in Jersey) says:

    Hanging with Monty. What is she hoping to be mentioned in the will? Meow 🙂

    • TexasTart says:

      LOL. I really don’t understand Kathy. It’s like the more I know, the more I don’t!

      • California35 says:

        Haha true. She is more on twitter than before, since kim. Before there would be a twitt here and there but more to promote things regarding daughters or just general thoughts. That gave her some kind of mistery, now when she twitts she still leaves people wondering but in a difrent way. Like umm she is playing and not as serious as i would have thought she was.

  45. TexasTart says:

    Wish I had a full charge on my phone before the power went out. ☁⚡ I am too spoiled for this, I must buy a backup power source for the cell phone, lol

  46. kit9 says:

    Nice pic. Don’t get the bridesmaid’s dresses though

    #BridesMaids 💖

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  47. California35 says:

    Hi everyone, long time I know. I need to catch up. Namaste I hope you are well.

    Did you all see Kathy Hilton’s twits? She is trying to get a hold of her family in Cabo, but she can’t. So she is asking for twiter followers to help reach them. Uh?? She knows where they are, aperantly she can’t reach them, but it is an emergency.

    • California35 says:

      Ok she wrote again. Said they got back to her. She still did not say what the “emergency” “911” was.

      • TexasTart says:

        Whaaat?! See how I don’t understand this woman?! That was weird. Thanks, Cali. Hadn’t seen you around for a while, I see your message below and glad you didn’t have a 911. 😀

  48. California35 says:

    Thanks for the blogs. I have been away from Bravo and the blog, I’ve read parts but have not stayed long enough. It is late now, but I got a chance now to say hi 😊 I will jave plenty of TV to catch up and blog reading.

    No emergencies or “911” 😛 I just had not had time.

    • TexasTart says:

      Do they really think people will watch a whole season of what they got just to see Teresa maybe appear in the end of the season? That show is DEAD without her IMO. If BH lost LVP they still have personalities to carry it. I’d say the same other franchises – not NJ though.

  49. TexasTart says:

    ☁☁☁☔☔☔. Got the power back. Rained, storming finally stopped. Major flooding overnight, but not where I live. However, my house is like an island in a swamp at this point, but we are not in danger of flooding inside. 17″ so far this month. Clear skies, please. 🙏

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