Kelly Bensimon, who was let go from “The Real Housewives of New York,” is speaking out after an incident involving original cast member Ramona Singer and the new girl on the block Kristen Taekman. After a scene aired of on “The Real Housewives of New York” in which Singer threw a wine glass at Taekman, splitting her lips, Kelly Bensimon had a little something to say.
The question posed by Enstarz yesterday, May 8, was would Kelly Bensimon return to “The Real Housewives of New York.” From the statement made by Bensimon she may keeping her options open, either for a return to the Bravo reality show or perhaps, a reality television show of her own.
The author and former model, who has always been vocal in her desire to remain real and authentic on and off-camera, that she would consider a return to “The Real Housewives of New York” but there would be a condition. That condition being that Bravo would have to show her real life, not just put her in scenes with woman she does not know.
Kelly Bensimon said that some of the best scenes from the girls’ trip to Morocco happened after the cameras finished taping. Bensimon described an off-camera moment with herself LuAnn de Lesseps and Sonja Morgan sitting around in their underwear, drinking wine and crying, calling it television gold. These are the moments Kelly Bensimon believes belong on “The Real Housewives of New York.”
Whether or not Kelly Bensimon will be asked back as a “Real Housewives of New York” cast member or given her own reality television show remains to be seen. Fans were relieved when Bensimon was given the boot, especially after the uncomfortable drama she caused on a girls’ trip to St. Barths.
The episode, called “Scary Island” involved several screaming matches between Bethenny Frankel and Kelly Bensimon and viewers questioned whether Bensimon was under the influence of some type of drug or medication. Kelly Bensimon was escorted home by a “Real Housewives of New York” producer before the trip ended.