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Luann de Lesseps Has an Explanation for Her Backwards Chanel Letter Earrings

The Real Housewives of New York City cast member responded after people pointed out her "Nel-Cha" earrings. 

By Jenny Berg
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In the July 13 episode of The Real Housewives of New York City, the ladies sat down to a dramatic dinner in Salem. After Ramona Singer's friend Bershawn Shaw suggested that the group might be a bit boring (gasp!) some heated words were exchanged. But one accessory in particular managed to stand out, even amid the tiff at the table. 

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For that night's dinner, Luann de Lesseps had chosen to wear the same Chanel letter earrings that so many Real Housewives adore. However, Luann wore her designer accessories with a slight twist: They were backwards. 

Bravo fans caught onto the backwards bling shortly after the episode aired, leaving comments on Instagram about the instantly iconic "Nel-Cha" earrings. Even The Real Housewives of Potomac's Robyn Dixon weighed in, writing: "I was wondering if this was a camera issue and if not, WHY DIDN’T ANYONE TELL HER?!?!?"

Well, Luann herself had a chance to weigh in on that when she appeared on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen on July 27. "Luann, we need to discuss your Chanel earrings from a few weeks back, Andy said. "Or should we call them Nel-Cha earrings? Were they on backwards?"

It would appear that it was all in the cinematography. "I thought I had them on the right way, when you're looking at me in person, but I guess [the RHONY cameras caught] the flip-side? I don't know," Luann said, gamely smiling at the fun earring snafu. (Or should we say fu-snaf?)  

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