This episode has us BBQ-ing, brunching, and parading as Mermaids. . .just a typical Hampton's weekend, right? I've hosted so many wonderful parties in my Hamptons home and I go to many fabulous events during the summer -- and I can assure you that this BBQ is not the norm. Most Hamptons BBQs are fun, laid back events where people mix and mingle without all the drama. . .more laughing and definitely less cussing!
Heather was getting really frustrated towards the end of the night because she'd had it with Amanda, who wouldn't butt out of Aviva and Carole's ongoing argument. I don't think Jonathan could have pulled Heather out of the melee because Heather's fierce when she's fired up. I was thinking that it's hard to argue with a mouthful of fruit tart, but no one seemed interested in my dessert. BTW, it was delish.
I love Heather, and I respect how much she stands up for her friends -- but she went a little overboard in the tough talk with Aviva. I can see why Reid stepped in to defend his wife, because Heather was transitioning from argumentative to aggressive. When Sonja commented that "that bitch is street," I couldn't tell if she was complimenting Heather or insulting her! I've spent enough time with Heather to know that she's 90 percent lady and only 10 percent gangsta. Holla!
Poor Kristen, she looked so bewildered by what was happening at my party. Hopefully, she doesn't think that what transpired at this BBQ is typical for get-togethers in my home. I chose to pull Amanda out the sunroom and back to the bar with me instead of booting her out of the party because after all, she was a guest in my home. I can understand why Josh jokes with Kristen about needing new friends -- with friends like these, who needs friends?
Did you like my mermaid costume? The umbrella really finished my look! I loved parading with the Mermaids (and the drag queens) to help preserve and restore Coney Island. Carole looked amazing in her queen costume and it was fun becoming a part of the Mermaid Sisterhood. We got to know Kristen better and she was able to see that hanging with the Housewives isn't that all that bad. It's not always drama; we do have a lot of fun together doing wacky things.
I have to commend Aviva on her courage to revisit the site where she lost her leg. Her childhood friend seemed really sincere and I'm hoping that after this pilgrimage, Aviva is able to shed some of the anxiety that has plagued her since the accident. How she was able to stand on the machine, I'll never know but she said it was cathartic and healing. So, I'm ending this blog with a BRAVO to Aviva!
Bisous my friends!