Carole Radziwill

Carole wishes she could met the Aviva she knew two years ago again and would rather talk about dessert than slander.

on Apr 8

F.U.B.A.R.
FUBAR is a term I learned when I was in Afghanistan, covering the war. It's a military term that was adopted by pop culture, an acronym for "f---ed up beyond all repair." Watching this episode, beginning with the crazy yelling match at LuAnn's and ending in a barn, felt strange. The flashbacks as the Dreschers drove upstate were bittersweet. There's a shot of me glancing out the car window last season worrying about the rooftop bar and Aviva's fear of heights. There's also a scene of me meeting Reid for the first time. He was wearing a plaid shirt, if I remember right, and we were laughing about wedding rings. I could never have imagined what was ahead. FUBAR.

Right now I'm on a plane flying back from North Carolina. I was here to speak to a group of people -- teachers and local business men and women -- who were raising money for an adult literacy program in Greenville. They were all committed to teaching adults about the importance and joy of reading. It was great to visit with them and share my stories.

Sigh. I don't even know what to write any longer. It's the same broken record with Vivvy. I'm bored of it and you must be, too. She defamed me, now she says she's going to defame Heather. She'll probably start passing poison apples out soon.

Reid is pitching in now, ganging up on me in the Drescher slander/smear campaign, and he's also implicating Simon & Schuster. I’m surprised he would engage in this at all, I'd think he would know better. I expect Reid to understand the nuance of business relationships and slander. Imagine if I went on the show and told Ramona or Kristen that word on the street is Reid’s client’s are suing him for misappropriation of funds, or that word on the street is the SEC is investigating his business practices. Hey you guys, there’s a lot of gossip going around. There are a whole bunch of words, on lots of streets! I would think Reid would understand the implications of what he is saying, even if his wife is clueless. But no.

I continue to have an excllent working relationship with Aviva's publishing house (Simon and Schuster), who is also my publisher. We are in agreement that what the Dreschers have said has no merit or credibility. All of this is a sad and desperate attempt to try to cover up Avivvy's own deceit, and also help her seem relevant on our show. I have nothing more to say about it.

I'd rather talk about dessert.