Filming RHONY ‘Fun & Light’ Without Bethenny Frankel – Hollywood Life

The 1st season of ‘RHONY’ since Bethenny Frankel left is about to premiere, and Ramona Singer has lots to say. She tells us completely why she feels filming was ‘more fun and light’ this time round!

The first season of The Real Housewives of New York City since Bethenny Frankel left the present is about to premiere, and OG solid member Ramona Singer says to count on one thing completely different. Ramona spoke to HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY about season 12, and confessed that she felt there was a “different energy” whereas filming with out Bethenny. “I think the past few seasons it got too dark. It’s light this season, it’s very light,” Ramona mentioned. “Without Bethenny it was a different kind of freedom to be together. It was a different energy. We’re all allowed to shine and show ourselves in different ways.”

Bethenny, who joined RHONY in its first season, in 2008, introduced that she was leaving the present in August 2019. In her assertion, Bethenny thanked Bravo for the “magical ride,” and defined that she desires to “highlight the strength, confidence and unstoppable power that women have.” The Skinny Girl mogul advised HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY in January that she had simply determined it was the appropriate time to exit the present. “I like to leave when something for me is at its peak and I was talking to Bravo about many different things and I just decided let’s roll, it’s time to go,” she defined.

The RHONY solid was apparently “blindsided” by Bethenny’s abrupt departure, however they’ve undoubtedly appeared to recover from the shock. As Ramona put it in our interview, filming season 12 was truly “more fun” with out Bethenny there! “I just know without her we were lighter, deeper, more unique, and more fun,” she mentioned. “It was a different kind of thing because there was no one there criticizing us. It was just lighter. That’s all I’m going to say, it’s just lighter. It was much lighter without her and a different energy. And then because of that, it didn’t get dark.”

Bethenny was the middle of loads of drama all through her 11 years on RHONY, and that included beefs with the Ramona Coaster. Most notably, the 2 ladies traded barbs all through season 9, main as much as one of the explosive fights in Real Housewives historical past. Their Berkshires confrontation is stuff of Bravo legends!

HollywoodLife additionally spoke to their RHONY co-star, Dorinda Medley, who felt considerably completely different than Ramona about Bethenny’s exit. “I think the great thing was the way they addressed [Bethenny leaving RHONY] right off the bat,” Dorinda advised us EXCLUSIVELY. “I love the way that the show allowed us to sort of break the fourth wall, and each of us just have our reaction to it. And then, get up and just start our job. I mean, as Luann says, ‘the show must go on.’ A loss, and a hit for us. She’s a great Housewife.”

Dorinda actually careworn how superior she thinks Bethenny is — and all of the Housewives, in reality! “We’re so different, which is what makes us great. Each of us are a different ingredient to a great cake. And, it’s a loss when you lose an ingredient. There’s no doubt about it, but I think the girls work really hard, and really produced a great show.”

The Real Housewives of New York City season 12 premieres April 2 at 9:00pm on Bravo. Tune in!

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