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LuAnn: I Sing When I Feel Like Singing

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

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 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!

I thought Heather was amazing and I love her for getting up there and belting out her tune. I'm proud of her, and that's what friends are for. I actually got up and sang "Hey Big Spender" later that night after Heather. She inspired me to get up there, and it actually felt great to sing. Sorry you missed it!

I thought Mario singing to Ramona was very sweet! I really wanted to give him the limelight that night, as I knew he'd been practicing and wanted it to be his night. No thanks from Ramona for that one, of course. I actually sang one night with Mario out at a restaurant in the past, and I know he loves the Sinatra stuff. It's great that he likes to sing. Maybe he can go on the road with Sonja soon?

Billy Stritch the accompanist and I have sung together in the past at Jim Caruso's cast party at Town Hall on Broadway to benefit Broadway cares equity fights AIDS. I sang Natalie Cole's "Love," which I've done on our show in the past! I actually sang after Chita Rivera and before Liza Minnelli. It was truly a great evening! He really is the best piano player around and has worked with many, many Broadway stars -- so I was so happy to see Heather living it up with him on stage and holding her own. Holla!!!! Bravo Heather!

Until we meet again next week!


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Ramona: Heather Was Trying to Be a Friend to Bethenny

Ramona talks about the birthday dinner and her feelings on the Bethenny/Heather exchange.

AOA Bar and Grill in Tribeca is such a great place. I am so happy to be part of it. It’s upbeat, fun, casual with great food at reasonable prices. Let's not forget we have Ramona Pinot Grigio there! What could be better? Perhaps working with Peter? I must say I enjoy working with him at AOA, and from what I saw on the show, it come across. LOL.

Bethenny hates her birthday; I was surprised she was having a celebration for it. I was happy we made up, and she invited me. It was so funny when Bethenny said she wanted to dance on the table! So of course I jumped up to join her as, after all, it was her birthday, and I wanted to help her to get the party going.

I was surprised by the way Bethenny reacted, and I know Heather was shocked. 

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I thought Heather was trying to be a friend to Bethenny by explaining how Kristen was feeling. She just wanted to pave the road between the two ladies. I was surprised by the way Bethenny reacted, and I know Heather was shocked. Who knew this would turn out to be a fight?!

Last but not least, I enjoyed watching the interaction between Adam and Carole. Especially when they rode off into the sunset...on a bike!

'Til next week!





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