Real Housewives of New York City fans rejoice: OG 'Wife Bethenny Frankel is set to return to the show for Season 7. There was plenty of other news in the Bravoverse this week, from details on Below Deck returning for Season 3 to Vicki Gunvalson and Jeana Keough reuniting. Read on for all the gossip and news you missed.
Bethenny Explains Her Return to RHONY
Bethenny is set to return for Season 7. So what went behind her decision to come back? "The idea of doing a show feels exciting and refreshing," she explained, "like it did at the beginning all those years ago. New faces, new circumstances, and in many ways, a new me and a new life." Who else is returning for next season? Ramona Singer, Heather Thomson, Countess LuAnn de Lesseps, Kristen Taekman, Sonja Morgan, and Carole Radziwill. Read more about Bethenny's new chapter here.
Vicki Gunvalson Reunites With Jeana Keough
What falling out? OG Housewife Vicki Gunvalson reunited with one of her original Housewifes, Jeana Keough, earlier this week—and she shared a pic of the pair online. Vicki also explained the two have patched things up after their friendship dissolved. "Jeana looks the best I have ever seen her," Vicki revealed. "She is happy and is dating a new man that treats her like a princess. We have a lot of similarities in our life, kids are the same age, both self sufficient and continue to be the sole providers for our family. Kara and Briana have maintained their long distance friendship and it's nice to know Jeana and I picked up right where we left off." Read more about their reunion here.
Bevy Smith Rememebers a Legend
The fashion world lost one of its most iconic designers this week when Oscar de la Renta passed away after losing his battle with cancer. Fashion Queens host Bevy Smith paid tribute to the artist—and shared how he made women feel "vivacious." Read her touching tribute to the designer here.
Where Is Teresa Serving Her Sentence?
When Teresa Giudice is remanded to prison for 15-months in January, she'll be serving her term in a Danbury, Conn. facility. This week, a judge denied her request to serve part of her sentence in a halfway house. Instead, she's been ordered to be incarcerated in the Connecticut facility. Fans may recognize it's the same institution that inspired Orange Is the New Black. It is also the same prison where Lauryn Hill and Leona Helmsley did time. Get more details on Teresa's next chapter here.
Taylor Armstrong: My Life After Russell
The former RHOBH star has done her best to move on since the tragic suicide of her husband Russell in 2011—but she admits it hasn't been an easy road. Though she remarried John Bluher in April, she admits in a new interview, "I don't know that you ever move on from suicide." She also reflected on raising her daughter Kennedy. Read more about her revealing interview here.
Below Deck Is Coming Back!
Ahoy! Bravo was thrilled to reveal that our popular docu-series will be returning for a third season of fun, sun—and plenty of drama on the high seas. Get more info on what's in store here.