And the gloves are off. Who will win the ratings battle between The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills versus The Real Housewives of New York City this season? Duh. Beverly Hills of course. I have never been a big fan or watcher of the New York housewives because–well–who cares about these run of the mill ladies who lunch? Or in the case of Bethenny Frankel, liquid lunch. The Beverly Hills broads live an aspirational, opulent lifestyle whereas the New York ladies are a bunch of yentas, living seemingly above their means or worse–Brooklyn. Needless to say the Beverly Hills broads are elegant, whereas Ramona Singer looks koo-koo for Cocoa-Puffs.
Andy Cohen and Bravo TV have a challenge on their hands, which is why they are delaying the start of the next season of The Real Housewives of New York City, as per Page Six. When you compare New York to Beverly Hills, you will come up short, because these New Yorkers are petty and not all that fabulous. Take Jill Zarin–please. Her apartment was drek-orated and borders on tacky while her day job is a schmatta peddler on the Lower East Side. What is this, Yentl Par Deux? The continuing saga of Yentl and Avigdor’s life in New York City after the pogroms in Russia, where they live happily ever after on the LES, open a fabric store (hence schmatta) and give birth to Bobby Zarin, who takes a wife from the Five Towns of Long Island? Oy. And what’s with Alex McCord and that tranny-ish husband Simon van Kempen? They go to the opening of an envelope whereas none of the Beverly Hills folks went anywhere they were not hosting. Except maybe the Tony Awards. Kelly Killoren Bensimon is a piece of work and an exhibitionist, causing her daughter to overeat—as does Jill’s kid. Did you see how stunning Kyle Richards‘ daughters are? Let’s not go there in terms of a beauty contests anyway, cause it will show you how superficial I really am. Every Housewife on Bravo does Juvederm and Botox, but the West Coast women have the best wardrobes and shoes for days. Please…take me to the Hills of Beverly–swimming pools, movie stars.