‘RHONY’: Sonja Morgan’s Former Intern Reveals What It Was Really Like To Work for Her

by Jeremy Spirogis
Sonja Morgan and her interns Tiffany and Juliona

Sonja Morgan‘s townhouse is all the time aflutter with numerous younger interns on The Real Housewives of New York City. Interns appear to have a tendency to just about the whole lot at Morgan’s house, however what’s it actually wish to work for Morgan?

Meghan Hubert labored as one in every of Morgan’s interns about six years in the past and dished about what it was wish to work and stay on the townhouse. She snagged the gig after she tweeted at Morgan, which landed her an interview. Hubert recounted that Morgan solely wished to know the place she went to school and her horoscope earlier than hiring her.

Sonja Morgan and her interns Tiffany and Juliona
Sonja Morgan and her interns Tiffany and Juliona |Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal through Getty Images

But as soon as Hubert was employed, she hit the bottom operating — actually. “I thought it was an interview, but it ended up being like day one on the job,” she recounts on the Behind the Velvet Rope with David Yontef podcast. “Like I was gardening, I was cleaning. I was setting the table. I was running groceries. And then she was like, can you come back next week and move in?”

She additionally recalled being given practically no steering and basically had to determine the job, whereas on the job. This included assignments like bringing Morgan oatmeal within the morning to taking the canine to the groomer.

Meghan Hubert made about $200 per week

Hubert recalled being employed shortly after Morgan’s notorious intern “Pickles” was let go. “Pickles lived with her,” she stated. “She has a rotating, like five interns at a time. But the majority of them just work like 10 hours a week, a few hours a week. And then she has one live-in who is basically an assistant.”  Hubert shared that Pickles left on adverse phrases. “She trashed the intern quarters,” she stated. “She really got messed up and ruined it.”

While some followers thought the internship was unpaid, Hubert stated she made a bit cash. “I got $200 a week in petty cash,” she recalled. Former intern, Tyler gave her a binder to make use of as her information. She additionally shared that the internship wasn’t a real internship. Instead, she was extra of a nonstop errand-runner. “So she just had a lot that had to be done,” Hubert remembered. “And she just was like, all right, let’s go for it. Like you’re jumping right in. Like there’s, there’s no turning back.” 

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Hubert described Morgan as being insanely meticulous. “So I actually worked very closely with [former intern Tyler] in the beginning,” she stated. “Just like, as I started understanding the flow of the day and what her priorities were. If the dog poop, wasn’t cleaned up outside, I would hear it, you know, like by 8:00 AM.” 

Hurbert was additionally introduced with a nondisclosure settlement at first too.

Hubert was on name across the clock

Hubert described her bed room as being tiny. She couldn’t stay within the intern quarters after Pickles trashed the world so she was caught in a small house.

“So like [Morgan] would knock on my door at 11:00 PM on a Sunday and say, ‘Hey, like I’m hungry and bored. Do you want to go get dinner?’ And I would be like in my bed and I’d be like, okay, so we would yeah, like randomly,” Hubert added that Morgan has a giant coronary heart and is pleasant and heat.

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Hubert labored more often than not and solely noticed buddies occasionally. “But if I was gone for more time than she thought I should be gone, I was getting hounded,” Hubert stated. “So I would say, you know, I was up at 6:00 AM. You’re doing all the chores I had to do and would get in bed at 11 and watch something usually on Bravo.”

Morgan thought she received a foul edit on the present

Hubert labored for Morgan when the present aired however not when it filmed. She recalled that Morgan thought her storyline was manipulated and she or he was being portrayed as a drunk. Hubert additionally thought she’d see Morgan hanging out with the forged. “But there was maybe one instance where Dorinda [Medley] came over and we would text Ramona [Singer] sometimes,” she stated. Instead, Hubert noticed Morgan’s buddies as being her staff, medical doctors, and interns in her social circle.

Morgan usually used Hubert as a sounding board. Morgan grew to become livid when Heather Thomson went on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. Hubert remembered Morgan screaming at Thomson on the telephone for no matter she shared on the present about to Harry Dubin.

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She additionally had Morgan’s telephone when Ramona Singer revealed that she and husband Mario had been divorcing. “And we found out from Ramona about the divorce,” Hubert stated. “Which was interesting because like, that’s nice to see that they really are close friends. That Ramona broke the news to Sonja, like personally. Because I think it was coming out soon. So that was interesting. And I remember Sonja told me to write a reply and I had to sign it, Meghan or miss M like, which was so funny that even needs to be established.” 

“We also had a problem with Luann [de Lesseps],” she continued. “I was doing a lot of dirty work because she wasn’t happy with Luann this season. And Luanne like reached out to me on Twitter being like, you work for team Sonja, I know it, like, this is all a facade.” She added that she ended up getting in numerous sizzling water as a result of she was charged with calling folks out on Twitter. She’d tweet from her account however Morgan would retweet the message.

Morgan usually dined without cost

Hubert ended up grabbing dinner with Morgan on quite a lot of events. “Here’s a fun fact, which makes Sonja very smart,” Hubert shared. “She has, if you search in her contacts, she writes comp. She has all the restaurants that will comp her to eat there. So she eats for free, In the same regard, she has a list of designers that give her free clothing. So she’s a hustler and she’s smart and she knows what she’s doing.” Morgan all the time tipped when she dinned at a restaurant without cost.

Comps normally got here with strings. The eating places would ask Morgan to movie on the institution and designers had been featured on the present.

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Hubert remembers drafting a letter telling Morgan she must be using her on the next degree as an alternative of selecting up canine poop and dry cleansing. She by no means despatched the letter however grew to become pissed off with the job.

 “I think the arrangement was never clear,” she stated. “I just jumped into it and my responsibilities were never clear until I got there. So I’m not like someone who’s just going to quit and leave someone out to dry. So I was in it for the long haul. I stuck it out until I got a job to leave where I felt comfortable.”

“But yeah, I felt taken advantage of, because I wasn’t expecting to work seven days a week. I wasn’t expecting to be an around the clock assistant essentially and running a household and taking care of dogs and her daughter all at once,” she stated recalling she labored about 80 hours per week. Hubert stated Morgan requested her to “lotion” her total bare physique throughout a photoshoot within the bathtub.

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