Luann de Lesseps is opening up about her December arrest like never before. The Real Housewives of New York City star shared new details about that night when she appeared on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen this week.
Luann was arrested in Palm Beach on December 24 on charges of battery on an officer, disorderly intoxication, resisting arrest with violence, and crimes against a person. And during her Clubhouse sit-down, she shared the one major thing she learned during her night in jail following the incident: "I'm gonna tell you this right now, and everybody here, remember three phone numbers from your phone because if you ever go to jail you have to remember phone numbers and I couldn't remember a phone number and the one number I did remember I didn't want to call it ... it was [my ex-husband] Tom's."
Then Luann recalled the entire night to Andy Cohen, which you can check out in the clip above.
She explained on WWHL that her kids were out of the country at the time of the incident. And, in an interview with PEOPLE this week, she revealed how they reacted to the news. “I told my children I did something that I am not proud of, and I asked them to forgive me,” she said. “They were like, ‘We don’t care about that. We don’t care about what people think. We know who you are, and we love you and we’re here.’ They were great.”
Luann previously entered a not guilty plea, and in late January was charged with resisting an officer with violence, in addition to trespassing and disorderly intoxication. She later rejected a plea deal in connection with the case. In January, The Real Housewives of New York City mom also completed a 21-day stay at an alcohol treatment center. Her next court date is scheduled for later this month.
"Well, I mean, I have a court date pending in April. Obviously, this kind of looms over my head and I can't wait for it to be over," she told The Daily Dish this week. "Obviously, you know, I regret what happened. I have apologized and I just want it to be over and move on with my life. And I'm not really letting it me stop doing what I need to do in my life. So I'm preparing my cabaret shows and I'm trying to focus on being positive about it."
You can follow Luann's journey every Wednesday at 9/8c on RHONY. Preview, below.