Kristen Taekman (on RHONY Past, Present, Future & BFF Brandi Glanville!)

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With all this talk about an “off season” of RHONY and all the cries to bring back the good ‘ole days, we figured it was the perfect Flashback Friday to share another one of our favs, this chat with Kristen Taekman about the good ole days of RHONY! The Real Housewives of New York City’s Kristen Taekman steps Behind The Rope. Checking in from beautiful Connecticut, Kristen is here to tell it all. First we catch up with Kirsten on the current status of her Fashion Blogging and fashion trends we can all expect in the world as it exists today. Ok, now onto what everyone wants to talk about, RHONY. We discuss Kristen’s thoughts on RHONY before being cast, what her casting process was like and how she feels she was edited for the two seasons she was on the hit Bravo show. Kristen discusses Bethenny and what watching the show without her is like. Speaking of Bethenny, Kristen’s children go to the same school as Bryn and she tells us about several Bethenny, and Jason Hoppy (whaaaat?), sightings during school events. We also discuss her friendship with RHONY Housewives past such as Jill Zarin and Heather Thomson. Kristen also shares her thoughts on current RHONY cast members, her being a huge Leah McSweeney fan, and, having both seen her cabaret, Kristen and David discuss the joy that is Countess and Friends. Also, let us not forget that both Kristen and David were at the Hamptons party last summer that Ramona pushed Gizelle out of the picture at so they recount that fateful day, the before, during and shocking after. Speaking of Ramona. Kristen responds to Ramona’s statements several weeks back about her and former RHONY Cindy Barshop being “nobodies”. Do tell!!! On a larger scale, we discuss the growing presence of alcohol on RHONY and whether it is time for a cast shake up. Let us not forget one of Kristen’s IRL BFFS is Brandi Glanville!! We discuss what Kristen was told first hand from Brandi and how she feels watching it all unfold each week on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Talk about an episode not to be missed. This is a must listen!!!




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Tamra Judge (on RHOC Past, Present & Future!) - I

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RHOC's Lynne Curtin (on RHOC Past, Present Future & "Cuffs")

Everyone always asks us who are the nicest Housewives ever? Lynne Curtin is definitely on that list. Are y’all loving the new season of RHOC or longing for the vintage days of yesteryear? Check out this chat with had with Lynne back in what can now be considered vintage BTVR…The Real Housewives of Orange County's Lynne Curtin Steps Behind The Rope. Checking in from beautiful and sunny Orange Country, Lynne is here for some fun. Some fun and to tell it all. Let us start at the beginning. Lynne takes us back to when she was first cast to step behind the gates of Coto de Caza in Season Four of the hit Bravo show. Lynne walks us through how she was cast on RHOC, who she knew before being cast and some of the story lines we saw regarding her life as they played out on national television. We also discuss how Lynne handled her newfound fame and the ramifications it had on her personal life. We discuss how The Real Housewives of Orange Country has changed since the early days and how reality tv, in general, is a whole new landscape in the modern age. Of course we discuss the status of Lynne's current relationships with other OC staples such as Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, Jeana Keough, Gretchen Rossi, Lydia McLaughlin, Emily Simpson, Heather Dubrow, Lizzie Rovsek, and the Peggys Sulahian and Tanous. We also talk about the times she has crossed paths with Kyle Richards, Lisa Vanderpump and Stephanie Hollman. It is the OC after all, so we had to get Lynne’s takes on her “friendships” with Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow. We couldn’t resist asking for #tea when we learned that her daughters knew some of the cast of Laguna Beach. It really is a small world. We discuss the departure of Vicki and Tamra and the current casting choices. Finally, no chat with Lynne Curtin would ever be complete without a discussion of her iconic, classic, one of a kind "Lynne Curtin Cuffs". Grab your oranges and kick back for a fun filled episode with the one and only Lynne Curtin.@lynnecurtindesigns_@behindvelvetrope@davidyontef