Former “Real Housewives of New York” star Heather Thomson referred to as out the present for creating “staged” and “faked” storylines.

Thomson criticized the present whereas speaking to a New York Post photographer outdoors the high-end Japanese restaurant BondST in New York City.

Heather Thomson criticized "The Real Housewives of New York" in a recent interview.

Heather Thomson criticized “The Real Housewives of New York” in a current interview.
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The actuality TV star particularly referred to as Sonja Morgan’s engagement to Harry Dubin throughout season 12 “fake.” Dubin proposed to Morgan whereas Luann de Lesseps was crying over her breakup with Jacques Azoulay.

“It was completely staged and totally fake,” Thomson told the outlet. “It was a ring that Ramona was wearing. And she took it off and gave it to Harry to pretend that it was his … it was oneupmanship.”


“The authenticity is missing,” she mentioned. “The women were self-producing, and many storylines were forced and contrived.”

Thomson initially left “RHONY” in 2015, however has since made appearances on the truth TV present.

Thomson did defend the ladies who determine to hitch the “Real Housewives” franchise and as an alternative laid the blame on the “machine.”

Thomson accused the show of creating "staged" and "fake" storylines.

Thomson accused the present of making “staged” and “fake” storylines.
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“Generally speaking, the women that join the show are not self-absorbed, catty, horrible people. They’re birds in gilded cages. They go in there with the right intention, but then you get sucked into this system of what the viewers want,” Thomson mentioned. “These women are part of a machine that has awarded them and fed them for outrageous behavior. It’s a career. It’s their check. And they don’t have other jobs outside of it. And so you become a product of the environment of what the fan is looking for.

“Let’s be trustworthy: Watching ladies behaving properly and doing nice issues for one another doesn’t make must-see TV.”

Thomson officially left the show in 2015 but has made appearances since.

Thomson formally left the present in 2015 however has made appearances since.
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She additionally blamed the viewers.

“You can’t really talk about the people without talking about the system,” Thomson mentioned. “Everybody has culpability in this … the viewers, the network, the women on the show. We’re all complicit.”