We thought we had seen the most epic Real Housewives gathering of all time when some of our favorite ladies got together at Craig's earlier this week. But actually, the most incredible, Bravoleb-studded event occurred on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Wednesday night.
In a night dubbed "Dorinda Medley and the Night of 31 Doorbells," Andy Cohen welcomed just about every Bravoleb — past and present — to the Clubhouse during WWHL's week of shows in Los Angeles. Dorinda Medley was joined by representatives from several of The Real Housewives franchises, including The Real Housewives of Orange County (Vicki Gunvalson, Kelly Dodd, Gretchen Rossi, Lauri Peterson, and Jeana Keough), The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Camille Grammer, Brandi Glanville, Adrienne Maloof, and Eileen Davidson), The Real Housewives of New York City (Jill Zarin, Carole Radziwill, and a performance of "Money Can't Buy You Class" by Luann de Lesseps), and The Real Housewives of New Jersey's Dina Manzo, and The Real Housewives of Atlanta's NeNe Leakes.
Andy shared what inspired him to bring so many Bravolebs together on WWHL during an interview with ET ahead of the show. “I loved this show called Night of 100 Stars in the ‘80s, where they would just march all these big stars out and people would applaud,” he explained. “What we found last year is when we were in L.A., every time the doorbell rang, and it was Lisa Vanderpump or NeNe, the audience went so mental that we want to deliver them kind of a night that is gonna blow their minds. So that's how this came about.”
Dorinda told ET that being surrounded by so many Real Housewives made her emotional. “You know, we're always doing things either individually or, you know, our little group, but to see all these Housewives together, it was almost like we were cartoon characters,” she says. “I can't explain it to you. It was overwhelming. I got weak in the knees. I really was like, ‘Oh my god. I'm so proud and humbled to be part of what's going on right now.’”
Andy also welcomed some more of your favorite Bravolebs to the Clubhouse Wednesday night, including the Vanderpump Rules crew (Scheana Shay, Stassi Schroeder, Jax Taylor, Kristen Doute, Katie Maloney-Schwartz, Tom Schwartz, Lala Kent, Brittany Cartwright, Billie Lee, and James Kennedy, who has been spinning tunes in the L.A. Clubhouse all week long), the Shahs of Sunset squad (Reza Farahan, Mercedes "MJ" Javid, and Vida Javid), Flipping Out's Jenni Pulos, and Below Deck Mediterranean's Captain Sandy Yawn.
All of the Bravolebs continued to show their love for one another on social media.
It was a starry, starry night, indeed.
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