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TBT: Bethenny Frankel Rips Into The RHOA Season One Reunion


For Good Tea's fifth weekly Throwback Thursday of vintage Housewives blogs where the ladies write about episodes of different cities, I decided to focus on Bethenny Frankel recapping the FIRST EVER The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion which put their show on the map.

Bethenny gave zero fucks even in 2008 and recapped the reunion with her classic wit and all the snark in the world. Read some of her blog entry below:

"I will start by saying one nice thing about Sheree. Her dress was great, and it something I would wear, and her face was pretty. That hair though looked like the tail of a Kentucky derby horse (while we're on the topic of a weave). The bangs or that wave of a swoop in front was a little much. She was consistent in having that arrogant, better-than-everyone way about her.

I couldn't get over the moment when NeNe ripped into Kim by telling her to close her legs to married men. I got a lot of heat for calling the show Cribs meets Jerry Springer, but correct me if some of those moments couldn't have been on an episode of the Jerry Springer Show?

Phrases like "beat my ass," "back my ass" and "you watch bitch" were used. Very classy. Kim's album drops in January. Maybe she'll call it Trashbox Hooker, which is what NeNe affectionately called her.

Then Kim started in about her imaginary illness, which she couldn't seem to define. However, it's lovely that she had "almost cancer" but started smoking again. She's a real rocket scientist. However, I'd still rather spend an afternoon with her than Sheree.

DeShawn is sweet but a bit of a snooze. Did she even speak? She certainly doesn't take a position on anything, and judging by past seasons of the O.C., housewives are as replaceable as water. She better jump up on that couch and slap someone soon.

It is absurd that Sheree would have a line while being clueless about sketching and sewing. Sheree is delusional in saying that most designers don't sketch or sew. Has she ever actually watched Project Runway? That was moronic. I didn't actually remember that Sheree was that abusive to her staff, but her bossy manner makes that no surprise. Also, Sheree is no classier than NeNe. Just because NeNe doesn't always wear a bra doesn't mean she has less class."

Check out the rest of her recap here

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