LuAnn de Lesseps

LuAnn explains why she wouldn't sing, her assessment of Mario's performance, and what she thinks of Sonja and Harry.

on Jul 8

We are back in NYC and the drama continues. Now it seems to be with the men on the show. Kristen has been talking about Heather and her relationship with Jon, but I think Kristen is the one with the real issues when it comes down to it. I think all of us have issues with our men at the moment. . .

When you are having problems with your man I don't think there is anything wrong with seeking some help. I'm happy that Kristen and Josh are working on their relationship because I think they make a great couple. Mediators can be very helpful when it comes to working out your issues. Why not?

I think Sonja's relationship with Harry is a long one. They are more friends than anything, as I see Harry stepping out with other women all the time. He's even been dating a friend of mine recently, so I don't think their relationship is serious in the least. I know Sonja would like things to be different but that's not the reality of the situation. Harry is not the kind to settle down. He's a player! Its a good thing Sonja has other men like 23-year-old Ben to keep her busy!

Things between Jacques and myself have been getting tense lately. We have been bickering a lot more recently. We are working on improving that, and I hope that it will. Jacques and I both love each other very much, but I'm wondering if we can go the distance? We are just at different places in our lives for the moment, so it's hard! I expected the photo shoot to go a lot more smoothly, but that wasn't the case. We are both learning that we need to do some work to make the relationship last. The photos did turn out great, and I am grateful to Christophe von Hohenberg, the photographer, for being the easy going friend that he is and making it work regardless of how we felt about each other that day. The dogs were happy! Check out his work at ChristopheVonHohenberg.com. He's taken many pictures in '70s and '80s of celebrities and rock stars around NYC and has a new book out!

The truth is I really wasn't up to singing that night because I had a fight with Jacques that day and thats why he wasn't there. I just wasn't in the mood and Ramona pushing me only made it worse. I sing when I feel like singing, not when someone demands I sing. Ramona was just awful to me, and I felt like crying not singing. Ramona would of thrown me under the bus whether I sang or not. That's just how Ramona is with me -- horrible -- and I don't care what she thinks of me!