‘RHONY’: Staying Sober on the Show May Be Harder for Luann de Lesseps

by Jeremy Spirogis
Luann de Lesseps

Although she’s off probation, Luann de Lesseps from The Real Housewives of New York City was nonetheless making an attempt to remain sober.

After her 2017 arrest, de Lesseps was ordered to attend Alcoholics Anonymous conferences and abstain from consuming. But now that she’s not below the courtroom’s orders, the temptation is just too sturdy.

Luann de Lesseps
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She not too long ago shared in an upcoming episode that being with the forged whereas they’re consuming makes it exhausting to only say no. However, whereas in quarantine along with her daughter Victoria, she’s discovering that she doesn’t wish to drink.

It may be very exhausting to keep away from alcohol with the ‘RHONY’ forged

When the forged ventured to a vineyard within the Hamptons, they shared one thing weak about themselves. Since de Lesseps was not with them through the journey, the women requested her what should be blamed for her really feel weak the following day.

“Yesterday and last night, it was very hard for me not to drink,” she admits in a preview clip. The ladies look shocked. “The hard part is knowing you can drink and then choosing not to drink,” she says in a confessional. “You know, it’s hard to be around a group of girls that like to drink.”

“As much as I don’t want to drink, I just feel like I’d like to get back in the game with the girls,” she continues. Dorinda Medley says whereas it needed to have been exhausting to be consistently watched, it needed to be good to have somebody to make positive you don’t drink.

That’s when de Lesseps admits she actually felt like consuming the night time earlier than. “It was a challenge for me yesterday,” she provides. “And it’s the first time I felt like that in a while.” Adding, “I think I’m going to be fine if I drink but then I know I will be upset with myself because it’s like a promise you make to yourself.”

She’s having fun with sobriety at house through the pandemic

Although some folks might flip to substances like medicine and alcohol throughout traumatic occasions, de Lesseps says she doesn’t even wish to drink proper now. She appeared on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and a fan despatched a query about her sobriety.

“You know what? This season on the show you see that I’m drinking — and I’m drinking socially and responsibly, and, at this moment right now, and I’m so grateful, I’m not drinking,” she stated, Bravo’s The Daily Dish stories.

“I just don’t feel like drinking. My daughter’s not drinking, so we’re kind of not drinking together. It’s been really good,” she added. “Every once and 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.”

Instead, de Lesseps has been cooking up a storm. She shared her notorious recipe for Eggs a La Francaise on Instagram. But de Lesseps additionally made pasta and a wholesome tomato basil salad.

The Real Housewives of New York City is on Thursday at 9/8c on Bravo.

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