Real Housewives Mysteries: The Stolen Homes, Mystery Lovers and Friendship-Ending Fights That Rocked the Franchise


Do we’ve got one other Massive Apple feud on our fingers? The trailer for season 10 of Bravo’s The Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis hinted on the dissolution of Bethenny Frankel and Carole Radziwill‘s friendship. The truth stars met when Bethenny returned to RHONY in season seven and bonded on subsequent seasons. They’ve vacationed collectively and have become so shut that their costars typically accused Carole of being Bethenny’s parrot. Appears like all that modified.

However what occurred between Bethenny and Carole is not the primary Actual Housewives thriller, nor will or not it’s the final. Take a stroll down reminiscence lane with us and discover out the origins of your favourite rifts and accusations.

MYSTERY: What occurred between Bethenny Frankel and Carole Radziwill on The Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis season 10?

These former BFFs had a falling out for causes but to be revealed.

“I am an idealistic type of individual. I have a look at the world that means, I have a look at folks that means, and I feel I checked out her that means,” Carole instructed E! Information concerning the fractured friendship. “And I really feel like now I see her somewhat bit extra realistically and fewer idealistically. There have been just a few issues that had been stated and accomplished that I simply felt like weren’t utterly in step with the lady I knew.”

Viewers will see them discuss it out a number of instances, Carole instructed us. However what particularly occurred? She’s not telling—but. “It was a bunch of issues. It simply felt like immediately it was very gossip-y and imply and pointless, and I used to be identical to, that is not the individual I knew,” she stated.

MYSTERY STATUS: Unsolved, as of now.

MYSTERY: What occurred between the Dina Manzo, Caroline Manzo and Jacqueline Laurita on The Actual Housewives of New Jersey?

Sisters Dina Manzo and Caroline Manzo and their sister-in-law Jacqueline Laurita all starred in The Actual Housewives of New Jersey seasons one and two collectively, however Dina left in the midst of the second season. She went on to return in season six after her household left the present. Then rumblings of a household feud began taking form. It appears it began between Dina and Jacqueline and escalated to incorporate Caroline.

In a 2011 weblog publish, Dina revealed her fact. She stated she turned extra concerned along with her charity, Mission Ladybug, and the occasions of season one (and the table-flip dinner) actually obtained to her. “As soon as I left I felt like a weight was lifted off my shoulders and I lastly felt a way of peace. I really feel unhealthy that I stayed away from anybody or something that needed to do with Housewives and that DID embrace Teresa however I needed to do what was proper for me to keep up my happiness and avoid any drama,” she stated. Whereas away from the present and the women, Dina stated “some issues” occurred that made her keep away from the damaging.

Throughout Dina’s RHONJ season six reunion look in 2014, the feud returned to the highlight. Caroline responded, however the ladies remained fractured. Nonetheless, the household appeared to patch issues up, coming collectively for household holidays and attending Lauren Manzo‘s marriage ceremony collectively. Caroline addressed it on her spinoff, Manzo’d With Kids.

“Here is the deal: My sister and I had a falling out. We did not communicate for a few years,” Caroline stated. All the pieces modified when she obtained a textual content from Dina asking why she was being so nasty. Caroline shot a textual content again after which they agreed to fulfill.

“I did not inform a soul,” Caroline stated of the assembly. “We met for 5 and a half hours. From then on? All the pieces’s high quality. She’s right here for the vacations, she talks to my children, Lexie’s within the bridal celebration and we might all go on residing. Thanks very a lot.”

All the pieces was high quality in 2014 -2016, it appears. Jacqueline stated they had been nonetheless made up, noting, “I might say it is peaceable between us, however we’ve not seen her.”

In 2016, Caroline stated her relationship with Dina was over.

What modified? Throughout a 2018 look on Watch What Occurs Dwell with Andy Cohen, Dina was requested concerning the standing of her relationship with Caroline. She stated they don’t discuss. “It is not my fault, individuals! It is not my fault,” Dina stated.

MYSTERY STATUS: Unsolved. We nonetheless do not know what precisely precipitated the rift the primary time, nor what’s behind this most up-to-date growth.

MYSTERY: What did Caroline Manzo accuse Danielle Staub of doing in The Actual Housewives of New Jersey season one reunion?

“You realize what you probably did…I’ll by no means forgive [you] and you’ll by no means be a buddy of mine,” a teary Caroline stated to Danielle on the RHONJ season one reunion.

However what did she do? The truth stars made obscure feedback about it of their blogs again in 2009, however Dina Manzo revealed that Danielle obtained concerned with authorized issues involving her ex-husband and daughter Lexi.

“She instructed my ex’s household that I might really solid his signature on the contracts, which I didn’t,” Dina stated. “She knew she might work on his feelings, so she equipped him with each cellphone variety of all people he’d have to comply with via with a lawsuit—contacts at Bravo, our manufacturing crew and her attorneys.”

MYSTERY STATUS: Solved (seemingly).

MYSTERY: What precipitated the rift between Jill Zarin and Bethenny Frankel in The Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis season three?

Jill Zarin and Bethenny Frankel had been one of the best of pals on RHONY. Jill helped Bethenny get solid on the present, they had been supportive of one another, they had been really, on display screen and off, pals. Till they weren’t. They had been immediately arguing when the third season of the Bravo actuality sequence kicked off. What occurred?

“I bear in mind there was a turning level and I used to be internet hosting the Immediately present,” Bethenny defined to Andy Cohen. “Once I obtained there, the very first thing that was instructed to me  by the producers was Jill known as her and he or she misplaced her thoughts. ‘Why not me? I am higher than her.'”

Bethenny stated she obtained invitations to do different press in Los Angeles and Jill would ask why Bethenny did not convey her and that they’d be higher collectively. “Hear, I am not in a lady band,” Bethenny instructed Andy.

Once they began filming season three, the notorious “we’re accomplished” cellphone name befell. See that above.

“It was like, ‘Whoa, that is one crafty bitch,'” Bethenny stated. “She’s ready to be on digital camera to come back at me with issues and make America hate me. It was actually clear that she wished individuals to hate me.”

The 2 made peace on the season three reunion, however their relationship didn’t defrost. When Bobby Zarin handed away, Bethenny went to his funeral and he or she and Jill buried the hatchet. Their mending of fences was filmed, in fact.

MYSTERY STATUS: Solved.

Kim Zolciak, Real Housewives Shady Significant Others

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MYSTERY: Who was Kim Zolciak’s secret sugar daddy, solely identified to the world as Massive Poppa, on The Actual Housewives of Atlanta?

Kim Zolciak-Biermann could also be a fortunately married lady now, the spouse of Kroy Biermann for the final seven years, however after we met her throughout season considered one of RHOA, she was a single mom of two and her lavish way of life was being bankrolled by a boyfriend she would solely seek advice from as Massive Poppa. Why did she maintain the man a secret from the world and her co-stars? Nicely, he was married, in fact. The connection in some way led to an engagement in season two and prompted Kim’s frenemy NeNe Leakes to ship the now notorious “Shut your legs to married males, trashbox” throughout a contentious look on Watch What Occurs Dwell

His id was by no means confirmed throughout the present, nonetheless in 2009, it was revealed that the person gifting Kim with Vary Rovers whereas nonetheless married to a different lady was Atlanta actual property Lee Najjar. Lee was outed as Massive Poppa when TMZ obtained photographs of the couple throughout a visit to the Bahamas, giving the world their first look on the man they’d heard a lot about. Curiously sufficient, Lee was the person who dropped Kim off on the native Dancing With the Stars occasion the place she met Kroy!

In 2017, Kim admitted to Individuals that it had been fairly a while since she and Lee had spoken. “It has been years and years and years and years and years,” she instructed the publication. “I have been with Kroy seven years — I am obsessive about him. So I positively have not heard from [Big Poppa]. I am very dedicated to my husband.”

MYSTERY STATUS: Solved.

MYSTERY: Erika Girardi has a son, however why is he by no means on The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills?

Tommy, Erika’s son, is a police officer and lives along with his mom and her husband Tom Girardi, however he is by no means been seen on digital camera. “He is a busy man residing in his mother’s home,” Erika stated on RHOBH.

Erika expanded on his absence throughout an interview with Megyn Kelly. “Not all people desires to be on TV — consider it or not,” she stated. “I do know that sounds loopy. However, he is in a harmful line of labor and he prefers his anonymity as a lot as attainable and I agree with that.”

Erika is fiercely protecting of her son (as viewers have seen on RHOBH) and instructed Bravo that she worries about him.

“Now we have a extremely huge home, so it is good to have him there. And it is good; hear, let me be very sincere, I fear about my boy as I am positive everybody whose member of the family is in legislation enforcement or within the navy [is], OK? It is good to listen to him come residence. It is good to listen to him come off obligation and I can see his automobile within the driveway or I hear him stroll up the steps. To me, I sleep somewhat higher at night time simply realizing that I do know the place he’s,” she stated.

MYSTERY STATUS: Solved.

MYSTERY: Did The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills‘ Kyle Richards steal Kim Richards’ “god rattling home”?

The Actual Housewives franchise has produced many memorable moments, together with the occasions of RHOBH season one finale and the battle between Kyle and Kim, the sisters Richards. The sisters went at it in a limo; with Kim charging Kyle stole her “god rattling home,” and Kyle calling Kim an alcoholic. To say the sisters have a tumultuous relationship can be correct.

The sisters finally patched issues up, however the subject of the stolen “god rattling home” got here up but once more in season 5 of RHOBH. Kyle did not steal the home, she purchased Kim out.

“For 5 years now, individuals have thought that I ‘stole’ my sister’s home. I by no means spoke as much as defend or clarify myself, as a result of that may imply I must focus on non-public info that may make my sister extra indignant with me. When she introduced it up once more this time, after we had spoken about it in non-public and cleared it up, I wasn’t going to simply sit again once more and have my character and integrity attacked,” Kyle wrote in her Bravo weblog.

“Let me make it clear, since I consider many are nonetheless confused. It is fairly easy: My sisters BOTH wished me to purchase them out of our mom’s home. I did so. Paying them BOTH an equal quantity. Why would Kim settle for something much less? For no matter purpose, as years handed, she thought I paid Kathy extra. NOT the case. Which is why I introduced up the deposited checks AGAIN. I don’t wish to go into extra non-public particulars, although in doing so it might clarify my aspect MUCH extra clearly.”

MYSTERY STATUS: Solved (not less than on Kyle’s finish).

MYSTERY: What did Brandi Glanville say about Adrienne Maloof that began a struggle in season three of The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills?

When Brandi first appeared on RHOBH in season two, she was really launched as a buddy of Adrienne’s, however issues between the 2 had been very completely different when the present returned for a 3rd season. Throughout a girls journey to Ojai, Brandi instructed her buddy to “shut the f–k up” after Adrienne snarked a couple of sentimental second Brandi had shared with Kim Richards, whereby they lastly resolved their issues. Within the very subsequent episode, Brandi trashed Adrienne throughout a gaggle dinner at SUR, dropping a bomb so salacious that Bravo determined it wanted to be edited out. We solely obtained to observe the opposite Housewives‘ shocked reactions, however we knew that no matter it was was one thing that Adrienne and her then-husband Paul Nassif did not need being made public as a result of they went completely ballistic upon discovering out.

Stop-and-desist orders had been delivered, lawsuits had been threatened, jabs at Brandi’s mothering started showing within the press: It was clear that no matter Brandi stated was the nuclear possibility. However the present by no means revealed what was stated, with a rumor floating that Adrienne threatened to sue the community if it ever made it to air. Adrienne then give up the sequence and did not present as much as movie the season’s reunion particular, ensuring that we’d be stored at nighttime for good.

Gossip popped up on-line, however remained simply that. In season 5, Adrienne returned to the present for a handful of cameos, whereby the 2 sat down and Brandi lastly confirmed some contrition for her half in the entire thing. 

“I simply wish to clear the air with you, and we do not have to maneuver ahead and be finest pals, or something like that, I imply, I am not pondering we have to braid one another’s hair on the weekends. You possibly can stroll away from right here and hate me eternally, however I do not need that,” she stated. “There’s been a whole lot of low blows forwards and backwards between us, and I simply wish to transfer ahead and never really feel uncomfortable after we run into one another. I simply actually wish to say I am sorry.”

Nonetheless, she and Adrienne nonetheless have by no means confirmed precisely what was stated.

MYSTERY STATUS: Unsolved.

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