‘RHONY’: Dorinda Medley Was Allegedly Offered To Go To Rehab by Bravo

by Jeremy Spirogis
Dorinda Medley

Dorinda Medley not too long ago introduced her exit from The Real Housewives of New York City. The Bravo star simply got here out of a tough season that led to many situations of her lashing out at her former co-stars. All the drama performed out throughout season 12 of the fact collection and there was hypothesis in regards to the causes she is just not returning.

One cause, specifically, revolves round her alcohol abuse and her angle turning into too poisonous due to it. There’s a brand new report that alleges the cable community tried to get Medley to go to rehab on their dime.

Dorinda Medley
Dorinda Medley | Heidi Gutman/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal through Getty Images

Why was Dorinda Medley launched from the present?

Medley has been a fan favourite since she joined the solid of RHONY in season 7. The actuality TV persona was questioned by her former co-stars if she was abusing alcohol. Her outbursts had turn into extra frequent and extra aggressive. Not solely that however anytime anybody insinuated that she was not in a superb state, she deflected from even concerning the topic.

According to a brand new report, a supply claims that Bravo launched Medley from the present “as they felt that the show had been too dark when she was drinking.”

“Bravo steered that they needed Dorinda to go to rehab like they’d Kim Richards do on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills– and if she was to go, they might fortunately pay for it,” the supply instructed Celeb journal.

However, the insider says that nobody near the star believes that she has an alcohol problem. Medley knew that if she had accepted the assistance, which she believes doesn’t want, the cable community would need to doc it for the present.

“Dorinda is the farthest thing from desperate for camera time- unlike some others- so she certainly wasn’t going to go to rehab (which again, she didn’t need) in order to ‘make it nice’ with Bravo and have them exploit her in this manner,” the supply added.

RELATED: Is Dorinda Medley Returning To ‘RHONY’? Bravo Is Reportedly ‘Open’ To Idea

Was Dorinda Medley fired for turkey baster remark?

There was one remark that Medley mentioned through the early episodes of RHONY Season 12 that didn’t sit nicely with followers. Medley took a dig at Tinsley Mortimer, who had been open about getting older and never having youngsters but. During a confrontation between Medley and Mortimer, the previous steered the latter use a turkey baster to get pregnant.

Medley was inferring to Mortimer having to undergo IVF to get pregnant as she was over 40 and was instructed it was harder to have a child. This remark allegedly bought Andy Cohen extraordinarily upset, who had a son by means of a surrogate. However, the Bravo TV host mentioned the remark wasn’t the explanation Medley was let go.

“There was a big story on Page Six that her turkey baster comment was the last straw for me personally,” Cohen mentioned on Radio Andy. “Well, while I didn’t like that comment, that’s not true.”

[embedded content material]

RELATED: ‘RHONY’: Carole Radziwill Compares Donald Trump To ‘First Season Housewife’

Cohen debunked Medley was let go for the tasteless remark. Furthermore, he added that through the reunion, Medley mentioned “she should’ve taken the year off.” The Bravo TV persona mentioned Medley “was in a bad place, her house had been flooded, her dad was sick.”

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

Leave a Comment