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Don't Mess with Elsa - Ep 6

A Therapeutic Season for Alexia

Lea's Final Thoughts on the Season

Lea's Double Standards

Hoping to Move Forward with Lea

An X-Rated Reunion

Lisa's Vegas Regret

Joanna's Perfect Day

Lea and the Beefy Bus Boy Duo

Lea's Lip Service

Lisa's "Peacemaker" Problems

Alexia's Not Sweating the Small Stuff

Real Friends Don't Hold Grudges

A Fun Party, Minus the Distractions

Apologizing to Lea

Alexia's Anniversary Celebration

Lisa Loves Texas

Meet Joanna's New Puppy!

Lea's Walk Down Memory Lane

Adriana's Wedding Full of Waiting

Adriana's Two Loves

May Adriana Live Happily Ever After

Romain's Troubled Past

Alexia's Birthday Drama

Meet Dr. Sex Therapist Lisa

The Wedding Evite Explained

Targeted by the Hate Club

Lisa's Button-Pushing Behavior

Peter's Healing Process

Lenny's Lipo

Lea's Over the Haters

Adriana's Difficult Past

Joanna Talks Role Playing

Update on Elsa

Recovering Frankie and Peter

Lisa's Bridesmaid Ultimatum

Joanna's Outright Insult

The Birkin Bag Bonanza

Adriana's Glamorous 'Great Gatsby' Wedding

Lisa's In-Law Issues

Shocked by Lea's Secrets

Don't Mess with Elsa - Ep 6's Associate Editor reviews the trifecta of fights from the Venue event.

To say this episode was an emotional roller coaster is an understatement. We go from Elsa threatening to hit a drag queen with her pocketbook to Alexia's heartbreaking breakdown. I'm still emotionally drained! Nonetheless, I'll try and focus my psychic energies to make some predictions about drama to come.

Perhaps one of the biggest takeaways this week is Alexia needs to throw more of these Venue parties, because that event turned into a whirlwind of confrontation. Let's begin with Elsa and Elaine -- I felt as if I was watching slapstick comedy. Elsa delivers a great speech defending Marysol and accusing Elaine of being too obsessed with walking on "that filthy red rag" (while also saying her dress is a filthy rag). But it was all in vain, because Elaine wasn't able to catch most of it. When Elaine tries to explain that she didn't understand, Elsa doesn't understand what she didn't understand. I was waiting for someone to ask who's on first at this point. Finally Elsa tries to storm off and as Elaine offers to help her up she ends up falling right back down into her seat, at which point Elaine makes her exit.

I have to say, while I'm glad the argument ended peacefully, I was kind of hoping to see a pocketbook fight. Oh well!

Prediction: Although I doubt it will happen, I'm desperately hoping for more Elsa/Elaine interactions.Lea and Marysol... these two just cannot make it work. Every week is just another instance of one step forward two steps back. I think if they just made talk of the Black gala completely taboo between them, they would be fine.

Prediction: Those two will be fighting about the Black gala for the rest of the season.

And then to bring the trifecta of fighting to a close, Adriana confronts Karent about her frustrations, specifically the now notorious tweet. This was derailed almost immediately when party host Alexia came over to intervene. At that point things got real tense, from Alexia saying that Karent only appears in the background of her Crest commercials to Karent mentioning Alexia's son. Yikes! We haven't seen these two interact much at all over the past few episodes, and now they're going at it like bitter rivals; didn't see that coming. Karent eventually saw her way out, but man, where did that come from?

Prediction: If Alexia and Karent's relationship was able to go from 0 to absolute hatred in that amount of time, things are going to get seriously ugly again real soon unless they can find a way to resolve their issues.Seeing Alexia with her son Frankie was absolutely devastating but also inspiring at the same time. Find out the latest about Frankie's health in our exclusive interview with Alexia.

It may sound crazy, but I really didn't see the Romain cheating scandal coming. I totally believed him when he said nothing was going on at the Winter Fest party, so when Joanna found the emails, I was shocked. (Also disappointed because those two need to have some supermodel children.) It still seems unfathomable that you'd cheat on your supermodel girlfriend, but the heart (and the libido) are fickle things I suppose.
I'm sure there will be a lot of buzz around whether Joanna should have left him on the spot or if she made the right choice in trying to work things out. Tough to say, and there's never an easy solution. But Joanna picked herself up, did her darnedest to whip up a romantic homemade risotto (given the many technical difficulties along the way, I was extremely worried as to whether that risotto was going to end up remotely palatable), and had a heart-to-heart with Romain. One thing you can't fault these two with, they seem to always be very straight with each other. Will they be able to work past this?

Prediction: These two are clearly not done with this relationship just yet.

Next week there's a lingerie party, Joe Francis, and rumors that he dated Marta and Joanna flying. Let's just say it looks like this is going to make Mynt look tame in comparison.
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Lea's Double Standards

Adriana explains why she was so surprised by Joanna and Lea's behavior.

I would like to start by saying that I tried my best to bond with Joanna and remain friendly after attending her bachorelette party and wedding. I truly was hoping for a budding friendship. All season long, she criticized me in her weekly blogs, criticized my wedding, and even then I took the high road and didn't engage in the low blows and continued hostility she has demonstrated towards me for a while now. However, I couldn’t stay quiet any longer when she started to attack my credibility. Enough is enough! I've learned that bullies like her will not stop the attack until you stand your ground. She showed me her true colors when she stated she wanted “to rip my head off.” Such aggressive behavior like that could no longer be ignored. Joanna is always stating that she is beautiful and because of that she thinks she has license to act UGLY!

Furthermore, I couldn't remain silent while she was attacking Lisa and being so cold to her and her struggle with infertility. Claiming that Lisa is a party girl and is always drinking is not the attitude of a friend. Joanna and Lisa had been friends and even had dinner together the night before and all was well between them, until Joanna decided to turn on Lisa... I was shocked, how can a friend blatantly attack her friend with such coldness?! She should not talk about things she knows nothing about!

Another shocker was to see Lea sitting there silently and not coming to Lisa's defense... She crucified me this season and did a complete character assassination of my person for not speaking up when Ana attacked her last year, so I was very surprised to see her do the exact same thing to her new bestie... Double standards, as usual!

In conclusion, don't judge others unless you have walked a mile in their shoes!