It was the dinner fight heard 'round South Beach when Mama Elsa was suddenly the target of a very angry Thomas, who at the end of his screaming fit told the beloved Real Housewives of Miami matriarch "sit down, shut up or leave!" So, what the heck led to that point?
In an interview with Celebuzz, Elsa's daughter and RHOM 'Wife Marysol Patton explains that Elsa and Thomas have quite a bit of history, and dinner party tantrums are kind of his thing. "My mother’s been like Thomas’ mother for like 20 years," Marysol says. "I’ve sat at dinners with Thomas’ mother sitting there and he’ll tell his own mother, ‘Elsa’s more of a mother to me than you are.’ So, when he loses his mind, and I’ve seen him throw dignitaries and celebrities out of his house, there’s always someone at every dinner party that he targets and he throws out. I’ve seen it happen over two decades. I’ve never seen him do it to my mother."
And what of Karent Sierra, who has earned a reputation among the ladies as a social climber -- does Marysol feel the same way?
"I just think that a lot of us feel the same way. We all talk and we all agree. We don’t think she’s a bad person or a malicious person at all. We just think that she’s very, I guess the word we all use is overzealous. And then everyone else is kind of chill and just rolling with everything and then I guess it just rubs everyone the wrong way, the overzealousness and excitement to jump into the middle of everything," Marysol said in the interview.
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I can't believe poor Elsa was verbally assaulted by this Thomas fella. If she were my mother, he would have hell to pay. I don't care if it's his house or the white house, you don't treat people like your their trainer. There is nothing appealing about this disturbing, nasty old man. I hope the girls have all their shots if they plan to be around this character.
not a fann of Elsa but I still dont think she should have been disrespected in such a way by someone she concidered a friend
She sounds like a fool to actually make up excuses for the reason this man disrespected her ederly mother. I don't care if your mom and yourself have known this man for 2 years or 2 decades, that's no excuse to allow this man to take advantage or disrespect an ederly woman in home or anywhere else. Not to mention in the same interview calling another woman overzealous for wanting to be in a social circle. Your willing to allow a man because of his social status disrespect your mom in his home because as you state it's a part of his charachter and then call another woman overzealous. Marysol "WAKE UP!!"
don't bring Thomas back.... he's a jerk and it's embarrassing to see the women bow down to him. They all should have walked out the door. Made me sick to see the Black family laughing thru this...
This Thomas is one block of a man who thinks his word is a law. What a total jerk. I surely would not attend his highness's party after been asked to get out. The gall of him . Ugh , what a joke of a man.
This "gentleman" has bee given a pass based on the amount of money he has. People continue to come to events knowing his behavior. So why should he think he needs to change? Maybe if people started to snub his events he would realize what an jerk he is. Afterall, no one is off limits to his venom. . Your mother is proof of that. I hope she has stayed far away and demanded an apology.
I do not think Elsa was being a racist. I think she was referring to how his is running the nation. Maybe she knows something we don't.
Oh, and can we just ditch all these Miami housewives and give Elsa her own damn show? thanks
After hearing Mama Elsa call President Obama an animal, I realize that she is just one more racist in a world already filled with them. I'm sure you would have a ridiculous excuse for her comment, but it is unacceptable. It not only makes her seem vile and unlikeable; it will cause many to wonder just how much her views have influenced you--not just with blacks, but also gays. You seem very sweet and innocent and baffled, but maybe that is just a veneer. It is interesting how every character with a black partner was eliminated from the show last season. Perhaps Cubans wanted to get rid of any link between themselves and any sort of mixed heritage. In fact, I think something racist was said about one of the women having a black husband last season, although I don't think it was you. It is so gross and classless to believe that money and big houses and lighter skin make someone better than someone else. How sad. I hope Mama Elsa is cut from future shows. Her outer appearance appears to match her inner heart.
NotaHWbutafan Larsa and Christy weren't cut because they were dating "African American Men," they were cut because they were just plain ignorant and stuck on themselves... The sad part about it is, I have no idea where they got all of the liquid confidence, because they were NOTHING special! Glad to see that they're gone!
Marysol, you said you've seen him act this way over two decades...what keeps you coming back for more of this guy?? Just because he acts this way all the time doesn't mean anyone should put up with it. It so strange how people make excuses for this guy.
TK's behavior toward Elsa was unforgivable. What a disgusting pig! Let us hope we have seen the last of that lowlife, disgusting excuse for a human being.
rosyposy I thought the way he treated Elsa was absolutely disgusting! That whole "reaching your expiration date" comment was completely disrespectful. We first saw him on RHOA (Kim's friend) so we should have known what type of a person he was going to be. He has no respect for women, he proved that with the way he spoke not only to Elsa but to Ana and then the comment he said about Joanna ("what's the matter with this one, she gets her period, etc.") so I guess no amount of money can give him "CLASS!"
All your mother was trying to do was to calm down Lea. I think it very disrespectful & rude of Thomas for yelling at your mother in that manner & that is NOT a friend. I would never go to his parties if he acts like this. Just because he is rich doesn't give him the right to belittle people in front of others. He showed what a true ass he is & it looked very bad on him. I'm sure he doesn't care, but just saying.....money can't buy you class that's for sure.