‘RHONY’: Does Luann De Lesseps Want Bethenny Frankel to Return?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Bethenny Frankel and Luann de Lesseps

Luann de Lesseps from The Real Housewives of New York City is having a blast on the present. The Countess says that season 12 is the present’s greatest season but. This was additionally the primary season with out Bethenny Frankel following her departure final 12 months. As followers requested for Frankel to return, does the “Money Can’t Buy You Class” hitmaker need her to come back again?

Bethenny Frankel and Luann de Lesseps
Bethenny Frankel and Luann de Lesseps | Heidi Gutman/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images / Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

What Luann de Lesseps mentioned after Bethenny Frankel left

News of the departure of Frankel from RHONY shocked the entire followers as they had been anticipated to see her return for season 12. However, as soon as filming began for the present, the Housewives didn’t really feel her loss as a lot.

“Listen, I’ll miss her but at the same, time, when you’re around her, it’s like walking on eggshells,” she mentioned on The Jenny McCarthy Show in October 2019.

Ultimately, de Lesseps mentioned that the entire solid was “relieved” Frankel was not a part of the solid anymore.

“I think the whole cast is relieved, in a way, and it also leaves breathing room for other women to shine and show their personalities because a lot was Bethenny coming in and kind of stealing the show,” de Lesseps added. “But guess what, she can’t steal our show. This season is amazing and I can’t wait for everyone to see the new season.”

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Would the Countess need Bethenny Frankel again?

De Lesseps had a sophisticated with Frankel, however she admits it was enjoyable as a result of it was difficult. After an entire season with out the Skinnygirl founder on the present, the cabaret star weighs in on if she wish to welcome again her outdated friend.

“I don’t think Bethenny would come back to the show,” she mentioned throughout an interview with Entertainment Tonight. “Bring it on, girlfriend. I’ve been dealing with Bethenny for years and I’m her go-to when it comes to finding someone to spar with.”

The Countess and Friends star isn’t closing the door on Frankel and he or she welcomes her to return, though she doesn’t imagine she would ever come again.

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What does Bethenny Frankel say about returning to ‘RHONY?’

Frankel has been busy engaged on her new actuality present known as The Big Shot. The competitors collection is slated to debut on HBO Max someday this fall. During a current interview, the entrepreneur was requested if she would contemplate coming again to the Bravo actuality collection after fan petitions.

“There have been a lot of questions about that and a lot of rumbling,” she instructed Fortune. “I’m humbled by the threads and the comments. I honestly am stunned, I haven’t been watching. I saw the first episode and part of another one, so I don’t know what’s going on there.”

The former RHONY star mentioned she was flattered by all of the feedback she has acquired asking her again.

“There’s a lot of talk about what’s going on there, and I read comments that people say to me, ‘Please come back,’ and ‘Please save the show,’” she continued. “It’s all flattering, and I wish the girls well. I’m doing other things though, and I just don’t know how that really would fit into my life as is.”

In a tweet reply to a fan she crushed any hope of a comeback when she mentioned in all-caps, “I AM NOT COMING BACK.”

The Real Housewives of New York City airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.

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