'Real Housewives of New York' Mid-Season Preview: Leah claps back at rumors of 'cheapening' the group
We can't think of any other housewife who managed to bring in as much drama as new housewife Leah McSweeney on 'Real Housewives of New York'. The new housewife hasn't taken much time to quickly blend in not just with the group but also became an instant fan-favorite. Initially, the housewives, especially Sonja Morgan, were a bit hesitant about Leah being a part of their group, owing to the tattoos she had on her body.
But in no time, everybody welcomed the new housewife with open arms and took her in. Ramona Singer surprised many people when she displayed a very rational and emotional side to Leah. Leah saw Ramona as a mother figure and the two ladies shared an amazing bond. Unfortunately, that didn't last for too long. As Leah resumed with her drinking, Ramona was left feeling disappointed with the new housewife's behavior when she is intoxicated.
In an earlier episode, Ramona blatantly expressed that Leah "cheapened" the image of their group. She and Sonja also expressed that Leah needs to have a certain class to be a part of their group. While the fans bashed both the housewives for their insensitive and tone-deaf statements, the new housewife couldn't respond to it because she wasn't aware of her fellow cast members' opinion of her yet.
However, in the sneak peek clip released for the mid-season, we see that Leah has finally heard what her fellow housewives are talking about her behind her back. We see her telling off Sonja, she can be heard saying that she doesn't cheapen the group, but rather "alleviates it". Yeah, we can agree with that. Leah is certainly a breath of fresh air and far more interesting than several other housewives.
Apart from Leah's drama, the mid-season trailer also showed some intense drama between LuAnn and Sonja. We see LuAnn snapping at Sonja and saying she doesn't want her fellow housewife to star in her cabaret show. We are curious to know what annoyed the unusually calm LuAnn so much. Sonja and Ramona also get into a fight. We see Sonja accusing Ramona of not valuing her true friends (the housewives), but rather focussing on her "50 other friends".
Knowing these two ladies, they might have immediately hugged each other after the outburst. We can't wait to watch the remaining drama-filled season of 'RHONY'. 'Real Housewives of New York' Season 12 airs every Thursday at 9/8c on Bravo.