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The Daily Dish The Real Housewives of New York City

Luann Opens Up About Her Feud with Carole: "I Was the Angry Countess"

The #RHONY royal explains her reaction to the news that her co-star is dating her niece's ex-boyfriend.

By Jordan Upmalis

This season of the Real Housewives of New York hasn’t been the easiest for Luann de Lesseps and Carole Radziwill. When the Countess found out that Carole was dating her former chef (and her niece’s ex-boyfriend), things hit the fan, and even spilled over into social media. (Let's relive the awkward moment of Carole's confession in the video below.)

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The Chef Is Out of the Bag

Things have smoothed over considerably since then, and Luann recently opened up to Bustle about the experience. “I was angry. I was the angry Countess for a minute. Who goes into your house and starts sleeping with your chef? I mean, come on,” she said. “He’s like family for me, you know? He was going out with my niece.” Luann also explained that her own etiquette rules played a part in her reaction. "We don’t do the help in my world. I know that sounds terrible, but it’s true," she added. 

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