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@CamilaBF - Ana is not a fantastic woman! She is the stereotypical Miami Mean Girl. We spend so much time villianizing kids who are bullies and mean to others but look past the ones that teach our kids how its done. @allothersglorifyingAna'sbehavior - stop encouraging Ana's mean-girl ways. She is single-handedly perpetuating the negative stereotypes of Miami's elite (if she even technically qualifies). Her grave character flaws further set the reputation of hard working non-egotistical lawyers back 20 years. Simply Deplorable!
Ana I have SO appreciated and enjoyed all u have brought to the show this season. U r smart and ambitious and GENUINE. And AUTHENTIC. And with those characteristics come imperfections, which u completely own. And after living in Miami for 15 years I am relieved to learn there r women like u right here in this city. If anyone spoke abt my child in a mean-spirited manner in a very public forum-- I wd tear him or her apart. Period. With no regard for myself. So did u hit Lea low during the reunion? Yes. But I get it. She's lucky u were on camera. :-) Best of luck to u after the divorce. Ur girls r fabulous!! U r going to continue to shine in this next chapter of ur life.
You are mean and contemptuous and it makes no sense to me. No one did anything to you at all. Nothing. There was a misunderstanding with Rodolfo, but it was little of nothing. If someone thought that I was flirting with their boyfriend, I would go out of my way to reassure them that it's not true. What's a little kindness to someone who may have the wrong impression? No, you were beyond reproach. How dare anyone say anything incorrect about you! Furthermore, whether Karent's relationship with Rodolfo is real or not is not sufficient cause for you to be so judgmental and severe with her. Yes, you are self-made and successful and your daughters are lovely and I think the way that you handled the divorce was respectable, but you are also hostile and contemptuous, disproportionately and it does not make you more credible as a person.
@Eckasha13 please .... put down ur thesaurus. I get what ur trying to convey but u r obviously not able to communicate on Ana's level. Good try tho. Why do so many women seem so uncomfortable with an opinionated woman who is also educated and articulate? Don't immediately oppose Ana because u don't understand her. Take the time to decifer her commentary before u lash out. U sound insecure and well... Uneducated. And angry. And confused. I believe Ana attacked Lea bc of Lea's twitter or blog attacks on Ana's daughters. (The socially awkward comment). Once u go after a mother's children u had better buckle up -- bc u r now fair game. And Lea made herself exactly that during the reunion. Just my opinion
@Jerseygj It appears you're the only who needs to put the thesaurus down ..... This reality show does not require it just pay attention Ana has to throw her big girl weight around and needs to remind the viewers that she is an immigrant and that her parents worked to put her through college ? hello hasn't everyone of us .... Experienced the same It is her only way of pretending to connect any of viewers Her high and mighty lawyer personality does not cover up her mean intentions ...... She's mean and talks down to everyone and has been hiding behind her excuse that she's holding on to a man (who is no longer attracted to her because of that same reason) with the excuse of the sake of her daughters and life long friend please ..... What that really says about her character is that she is a control Freak way example is that for her daughters really ? She needs a wake UP kick in the butt
I'm curious about what specifically in my commentary suggests to you: 1) That I am uncomfortable with educated women and that I was putting Ana down or (opposing her) 2) That I am using a thesaurus 3) That I am uneducated 4) that I am "lashing out" 5) That I am angry or confused Where was there mention of Lea in my post or any indication that I couldn't appreciate Ana feeling insulted by Lea making foolish statements that make Lea look like an ass actually, not Ana? What makes you think that I can't appreciate (understand) Ana's personality? Why didn't you attempt to clear up my misunderstanding since you state my failure to understand in your post with certainty, what would be the harm of "educating" me?
I was embarrassed to watch your behavior at the reunion. To assault a woman over her age is probably the most classless act I have ever witnessed. You tried to make yourself look intelligent and yet you looked stupid and ignorant.
You are nothing but an ageist. Lea was right, you are boring and bring nothing to the show.
Would you want people to treat you and your daughters the way you treat others? Your behavior to Lea was really disgusting. Your outfit was horrendous, too. Did you and Alexia share the same stylist? The super boobage was vulgar and tacky and really did not look good on either of you.
Just sad is the first feeling I had when watching you at the reunion. Picking on someone's age.... We should all feel lucky to age. Its a blessing to live a long life not a curse. Im younger then you, not much but still younger and I felt insulted. I wonder how many women across America felt insulted with your thinking a woman aging is a handicap.How you are successful in life with that tunnel thinking you have is amazing. I hope your daughters know better.
When I started watching RHOM I liked you. I didn't see the whole season so I didn't know why you and you husband were getting divorced, but the reunion revealed it. I'm sorry he did that to you,i know how painful it can be. You are a beautiful woman, but you have always come across as mean spirited, and after watching the reunion show, you were awful. You were mean, vicious, angry, and obviously very unhappy. We all have our crosses to bare, but as women we should be supporting each other, and have some class doing it. You did neither. Maybe next season you can try to show your good side!
Zzz Zzzzzzzz...Still boring Ana! Please go back and watch the scenes you were in, humorless and boring.
Still my favorite! I don't see how some of these fans don't see thru Karent's act & Joanna's out of line behavior! I don't know what your issue w/Lea is, I like you both! What a bunch of mean comments from people on here! Geez! You looked beautiful at the reunion & I would like to know what the issue w/you & Lea is. You were not having it! Love you & hope you are back next season!
Ignore the robo haters. You were the most honest, likeable one on the show. Good luck with getting on with your life. And thank you, thank you, thank you for calling Lea out on her nasty behavior. When she sat there in that shrill whine at pig Kramers house and actually defended him, I suddenly knew her for what she truly is.
@rosyposy yes, yes, yes! Thank u for ur comments. In the beginning I respected Lea bc of her name andreputation here in Miami. But her behavior this season has proven to be ignorant, rude and ... inexcusable, really. Typical South Florida -- no loyalty. Only surface superficial attention- seeking behavior. If u live here u know what I'm talking about. Thank goodnes she raises money for a good cause bc otherwise, there seems to be nothing there. Wait-- she seems to love her sweet little boy. Which is wonderful to see. He's adorable. Wish we could see more of him. :)
Although you and Lea seem very close in age, I noticed you did not make your age related discriminatory comments to Ms Elsa. Did you not notice she was an older women? You missed an opportunity to bash someone based on their age.
sigristmary Lea is 57 and from what I could find on Ana, she is 48, so really, not that far behind. Plus Lea looks great! Whatever Ana thought she would expose didn't work out at all because she only exposed herself as a vicious woman. Her ageist comments were just disgusting and uncalled for.
For someone who claims to be a business woman, a chef, and blah blah, whatever else you thought we'd believe, you sure came of looking extremely immature and foolish. You kept interrupting and talking over everybody, but like Lea said, you were the most boring one on the show! So what really happened? You just showed us the real you. You're bitter and mean and you should be ashamed of your behavior and all the age insults towards Lea. Not only that, but why does anybody's relationship concern you when you clearly had yours to work on? I also couldn't believe that you brought papers to the reunion to "prove" something about Lea, but I guess that's nothing too surprising coming from someone who Facebook stalks another woman (Karent) on national TV! Get a life, Ana!
There's anticipation and there's dread. Knowing you and Alexia were on the show and especially featured in the finales made for the latter. You are no fun to watch. Just a dread waiting to happen and you didn't rise above it once.
Seriously? All you had to add to the reunion show were lame/snarky comments about Lea's age? I'm a middle aged woman and I have to say I think you sounded like a petulant 10 year old and I would have laughed in your face. Honey, you can go on and on about how intelligent you are, but when you act like you do, it voids it out completely. You (and Alexia and Adrianna) picked on Karent mercilessly because you're jealous of her, and as an added bonus, she didn't fight back, which makes the 3 of you nothing more than garden variety jerks. You want people to sympathize with you? Then act like a grown up woman and stop acting like a snotty little brat in need of a time out. Karent should have told you where to shove it, and Lea should simply ignore your unbelievably stupid remarks about her age and consider the source. Honestly, I was so disgusted listening to you I think if you're on the show next season I won't watch.
Anna, I was so disappointed with how angry and mean you came across at the reunion. I thought you were very real and intelligent with a bit of spunk but at the reunion you seemed like a dog on a chain. What happened to you.
You sealed your fate as far as I'm concerned with your childish behaviour at the finale. Constantly shouting out and over, not listening, making repeated slurs. You are a vile person. So glad they greeted you with silence, you were that off the wall. Desperation is the only possible explanation.
What is wrong withy you? By attacking Lea you are not going to magically get her life. Stop being such a jealous, petty woman and start working on yourself. Your girls need a better example than this!
you were awful! i always saw you as the voice of reason above the crap but i see you are truly a nasty person... not a fan anymore!
You may have been well within your rights to attack Lea - I don't know the back story. But why the repeated comments about her age? Are you 20 years younger than her? Nope! As a lawyer of a certain age, I would think you would have come up with a better line of attack rather than fall back on childish tactics.
And she married a rich man - so what? Didn't Lisa? What's wrong with marrying a rich man. I'm sure most of your friends are married to rich men.
And you say she sold cream out of her car - again, so what? Many rich people started out selling things out of their cars or even living in their cars at some point. Does that make them less worthy of being rich?
Ana, I thought you were a classy lady, until i saw the reunion. Wow!
Ana, at first I liked you cause you brought a sense of stability and fairness to the show and I really liked the relationship you had with your daughters, and even your ex-husband, which I could totally relate to since my ex-husband is now one of my best friends after knowing him most of my life. Unfortunately, there were times, when you started to stir the pot unnecessarily, maybe just to garner some attention and camera time. After the reunion, I have totally turned on you and you have lost me as a supporter. The fact that you kept on making "old" comments and jokes to Leah, when you're no spring chicken yourself, made me embarrassed for you. What kind of example are you setting for your girls? You stood up to the "bullying" comment since rightly so, it is an overly used term in our society these days, and then you turn around and disrespect Leah because of her "age"? Really? You're not that far apart from her in years and you'll be there very soon yourself. Frankly, they were low blows and not even very funny or clever. You should be teaching your daughters to respect your "elders", and not make fun of ANY groups of people, regardless of their handicaps, color, religion, etc. Shame on you.
Wow, you were rude, outspoken, and completely out of line during the reunion. Who do you think you are to be judging people such as Karent?? Quit bringing up Rudolfo because even if he did text you, he obviously loves and cares for Karent 100X more than you and for good reason. Karent is beautiful, successful, and confident. You have hate in your heart and it is so plain to see on the show. Don't hate on Karent's smile, she's happy, get over it!!! Just because she's a happier and has a much different way of expressing herself, does NOT mean she's fake! Stop running your mouth constantly like you did on the reunion with your negative, demeaning comments. Talk about representing women?? Psshhh. What a nasty attitude you have.
Ah but the text wasn't for her and now it is, and he confided in her too! She plays all sides and can't decide which angle to stick with.
I notice you didn't blog last week. You must have been too busy chasing down 'old women' you could insult.
What could she posiblly say. The viewers are so pissed at her after the reunion shows I doubt she will have the nerve to blog again. We will eat her up. I didn't watch last night just because I didn't want to here her nasty voice cutting people off.
Could not figure out what you were about all season . You just seem to be a woman who loved to insult other woman ,you didn't even know . You and that blonde pitbull . Yet your personal life was a joke ,while making fun of others . Your husband has been trying to be released from you from what he said forever and you would not give up . In the end you still clean his dirty laundry ?!!?.Then to really make yourself look sad you spend the entire reunion insulting and name calling the other housewifes like a high school mean girl . What was so wierd about is you say stuff also under your breath too and egg on the other housewifes to fight . What, you think a camera cant show you egging on Marasol . Really you need work on your issues off camera because you might think come off clever and sly but ,you are the one that looks old and sad .
PS people who live in glass houses should not throw stones think about that the next time you mention someones age or insult their child . ......
marios_loves_bravo Oh please! I enjoyed her during the season but she was absolutely horrible at the reunion! Unwatchable, I hope they do not bring her back!!
@marios_loves_bravo oh boy! Ana banana is jealous that a woman older than her is much better looking than her and by the way Ana is not all that young she is the one who acts like an old maid Lea is very vibrant sharp and very pretty
All season so boring and crying for your ex. Then the only thing that came out of your mouth, in the reunion was garbage and hate, I hope you will not return to the show.
You were a favorite of mine on RHOM because of your stability and normalcy. Did we miss something? The venom aimed at Lea was shocking! She's not a shrinking violet or someone I'd normally feel sorry for. But your jabs were cruel and histrionic, and made you look petty and mean. Though popping up and down like a Jack in the Box, I doubt Lea was in danger of breaking a hip. For one woman to denigrate another due to her age is reckless. If there's more to this story, let us in on the facts. Ana, the reunion did not paint you in a good light. You're a lovely woman, with a sharp mind, independent daughters, and the possibility of a bright future. I wish you hadn't lowered yourself. If something painful is causing such bitterness, you may need to talk to someone.
Ana, It is not a sin to grow old, you're not that far off yourself. Your comments to Lea were mean, hurtful and offensive to many (walker, Geritol etc.) I thought you were one of the sane, sensible ones in this bunch, but tonight it turned completely around. Shame on you!!
Your behavior at the reunion was appalling. I hope you watch it and realize how over the top you were with your hateful comments. Very classless. I used to like you, not anymore. The ageist comments were in very poor taste. It was very disappointing.
Ana, You should be ashamed of yourself regarding the mean-spirited, hateful comments you said to Lea...there is no excuse for attacking someone's age, etc...it won't be long before you are there yourself...I'm completely disappointed in your behavior and cannot believe you call yourself a good person? I'm not interested in seeing women be so demeaning to one another Bravo...you really should reconsider Ana's part and Ana you need to apologize to Lea asap. You have two impressionable daughters watching every move you make. I don't usually comment on the blogs but I was so angry after watching you act so horribly, I felt I had to. I suggest you get your life together before you judge someone else.
I was a true fan of your until I saw you in action on the reunion. You obviously were trying to show your worth to the show and giving way to your morals. Shamless.. How do you ever explain your actions to your girls? So unclassy and sad to see someone so beautiful with so many gifts given to her to be so ugly and rude... May you find the words to make things right with Lea. Be stronger than all expect and step up. Do the right thing! Be afraid and admit your mistake and ask for forgivness... I'm sure Lea is classy enough to forgive you!
You are the Queen of Fake. You listened and believed slimes like Joe whatever his last name. You bud in and gossip and excused your behavior as defending Marisol. To use the Queen of Nasty Adrana's expression, I ran out of fingers to point out your false moves.
I realizethis is a show and there will be some sort of entertaining ging on with all the fights and such but honestly being a professional latin women its pretty digraceful how you carried yourself on the reunion show. your such a beautiful lady but true beauty is within and your heart is cold and you are down right mean. I think you and Alexia need to humble yourselves.
I used to like you during the show until I watched the reunion. It was so ugly the way you attacked almost all of the women on that show. You were the only stable normal person I watched until the reunion. You looked so ugly and you should be ashamed. I hope they do not bring you back.
I think her daughters were like mom you come off boring on tv, during the reunion be shitty to be relavent....well you hit below the belt, your not relevant and lea is better than you. Grow up.
Ana, I just wanted to say that the only non-phony member of the RHOM cast are you, Alexia, and Marysol. I respect you tremendously, I think you are so intelligent, and you are both caring and willing to fight when it is needed. Thank you for standing up to that masochist Thomas Kramer and Lea. Lea seems to have no defined personality. I think she tries to be puzzling so that she can be relevant to the show because she is so boring. You don't have drama going on in your life, but you are so interesting to watch. I love you, Alexia, and Marysol. The three of you have integrity, class, and intelligence.
Ana your comments and attitude are soooooooooooooooo ugly...It makes you ugly in life and person. I feel sorry for you. Get a man, I think divorce made you mean. Thank God he got away from you. I understand why he doesn't want his new girlfriend near you!!!
Ana, I think you were awesome in the reunion shows. I have been wondering when a real Miami housewife was going to be cast on the show. Finally.... These fake women were making me really sick to my stomach. There are 2 real Cuban women on this show, momma Elsa and you. Karent is your typical two face, back stabbing witch to say the least. Miami women are extremely different than the other housewives, but really if we really want to be entertained, why don't you recommend they incorporate a Miami Lakes, Hialeah or little Havana housewife? You know that would make things really interesting and Joana, Lisa can be replaced. Those 2 women aren't even from Miami, they have no clue what class is. I understand your point about Lea, she does like to bring a little stir in the pot, but give her a little break, she really isn't that bad.