‘RHONY’: Luann de Lesseps Says She Still Hasn’t Been Drinking

by Jeremy Spirogis
Luann de Lesseps

After a booze-fueled season, Luann de Lesseps from The Real Housewives of New York City shared she nonetheless hasn’t been consuming in the course of the pandemic.

Luann de Lesseps
Luann de Lesseps |Heidi Gutman/Bravo

Although de Lesseps was not one of many solid members who bought overly inebriated this season, she was free to drink alcohol after being on probation following her 2017 arrest. She was ordered to attend Alcoholics Anonymous conferences and abstain from consuming alcohol whereas she was on probation.

De Lesseps started the season with a celebration that she was off probation. She ended up having cocktails with the solid all through the season, however not too long ago shared she hasn’t been all in favour of consuming. “I haven’t been drinking during the pandemic,” she informed Page Six. “I think if I was drinking, I’d be drinking a lot.”

She merely doesn’t really feel like consuming

“At this moment right now, and I’m so grateful, I’m not drinking,” she stated on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, Bravo’s The Daily Dish studies.

“I just don’t feel like drinking,” she continued. “My daughter’s not drinking, so we’re kind of not drinking together. It’s been really good. Every once and a while I’ll be like, ‘You know what? I feel like a drink.’ And [then] I’m just like, I feel like crap the next day. So I just have decided it’s going to be the dry corona time for me.” 

De Lesseps not too long ago discussed consuming once more and doing it on tv. “On the show, there’s a lot of drinking going on,” she informed ET. “It’s about vacations and parties. So it’s really hard to avoid and I don’t wanna make it a thing. I don’t want it to define who I am.”

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“For two years I spent on probation, not being able to drink,” she continued. “There’s nothing worse than having some say to you, ‘You cannot have one drink. Otherwise, you’re going to jail.’ That’s a very difficult way to live.” She added that she takes her method to alcohol day-to-day.

Alcohol has taken heart stage this season

Cast members have accused one another of getting a consuming drawback. Both Sonja Morgan and Dorinda Medley have been central to the solid’s conversations about overindulging. But additionally new solid member Leah McSweeney shared that her mom has a problem when she drinks too.

Executive producer Andy Cohen admitted the season of RHONY went off the rails when it got here to alcohol. “You know, I gotta tell you, Jackie, there’s a lot of booze this season,” Cohen stated on Australian present, Kyle & Jackie O. “The good news is that it becomes a big topic of discussion as the season goes on because they’re all kind of in various stages of being off the rails.”

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In addition to de Lesseps, McSweeney shared she too isn’t consuming. She shared a photograph of her 90-day sobriety chip on Instagram in June. “It’s been a trippy 90 days,” she posted.

Cohen not too long ago hosted the primary in-person reunion with the RHONY solid because the pandemic started. He informed the Kyle & Jackie O hosts he’d been working into varied RHONY solid members within the Hamptons all through the summer season.

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