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Luann Had the Best Response to Someone Saying She’s “Too Old” to Wear a Bikini

RHONY alum Luann de Lesseps didn’t hold back when addressing recent criticism of her swimwear. 

By Cynthia Robinson
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Just a few days ago, Luann de Lesseps took to Instagram to deliver a sultry batch of bikini photos, posing in a pink-and-white gingham two-piece swimsuit during her weekend stay at the Chateau Marmont, an iconic luxury hotel in West Hollywood. While numerous followers celebrated the brunette beauty’s bikini shots in the comments section (including The Real Housewives of Beverly HillsKyle Richards, who wrote, “Looking good!”), one detractor said she was “way too old” to share the snaps. 

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The Real Housewives of New York City alum was quick to address the critique — and in the best possible way. “I’m proud of the fact that I can still rock a bikini at this age!” Luann began an April 25 video of herself speaking over the bikini photo and the social media user’s comment. “Women should be able to wear whatever they want at any age, as long as they feel good.” 

Luann then added some extra spice to her response, conjuring one of the most iconic lines in Housewives history, courtesy of herself: “So be cool, don’t be like… all uncool!”  

Several Bravolebs came to Luann’s defense in the comments, including The Real Housewives of Miami’s Marysol Patton, who wrote, “Totally Lu you look better [than a lot] of 20 year olds.” 

Vanderpump RulesLala Kent also stepped in, saying, “You look unbelievable!” while another RHONY alum, Kristen Taekman, wrote, “You are absolutely stunning!!!”

Luann has been seriously slaying on the bikini front as of late, heating up our timelines over the past few months with sexy, stylish looks. 

On March 16, The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip alum channeled her inner Bond girl in a video that showed her slowly stepping out of a pool in a show-stopping bright yellow string bikini. The style had a halter neck and two flirty ties on its bottom. The New York native accessorized with a gold cuff and a string bracelet on one arm. 

Moreover, earlier in the month, Luann struck a pose in a gorgeous tiny white bikini and matching wide-brimmed fedora. The mom of two completed her boating style with cat-eye sunglasses, hoop earrings, a long beaded necklace, and a statement ring, adding a matching white manicure and pedicure for the perfect finishing touch. 

Luann, who will hit the small screen with Sonja Morgan later this year in a new Bravo series called Luann and Sonja: Welcome to Crappie Lake, captioned the post “Diving into Monday,” adding “We got the yacht” as a hashtag to indicate the luxurious details of her Miami getaway on a boat. 

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