Andy Cohen is addressing the rumors about the upcoming season of The Real Housewives of New York City.
During a new interview, the See what happens live the host directed the broadcast before reacting to Heather dubrowReturn to The Real Housewives of Orange County and causing a possible friendship between her and Gina cherry cheer.
While Andy did not specify which exact rumors were false, he did call out recent claims about the chaos occurring behind the scenes at RHONY “Completely false”.
“Is a shakeup coming?” I ask Entertainment tonight. “I would say, well, listen, I think we filmed this season during COVID and the world shut down when we filmed a show that is – a big part of The Real Housewives of New York City relies on New York City as a character on the show, and New York City was shut down during production. Therefore, we had to spend more time in [Ramona Singer]at home and in Salem and just doing things that otherwise life would have been different. “
“So I think the show will continue to evolve,” he continued. “And I think that, in any case, we should join the group, because I think people wanted to see more people. But I don’t know if producing the show this season would have done it very differently. We faced a lot of different obstacles when we went into production. “
As for Heather’s return to RHOC, which was announced in June after the departures of Kelly dodd, Braunwyn Windham-Burke, Y Elizabeth vargasAndy said it was simply the “right time” to bring her back.
“I think it was the right time, not only because I think the fans were asking for it, but it’s always fun to bring an old friend and see an old friend, but I also think it was a good time to go back to some luxury. aspirational that the Orange County franchise was launched with, and which Heather certainly represents, ”he shared.
And although there have been rumors suggesting that Heather and Gina cherry cheer They are likely to face each other, Andy suggested otherwise.
“I think they are going to be pleasantly surprised,” he joked, seemingly confirming what fans assumed from a recent photo of the two.
It was also noted in the Entertainment Tonight report that Bravo is expected to share more casting news ahead of the release of his sixteenth season, which is expected to take place later this year or early next year. And while some have suspected Judge Tamra Will be back too, Andy confirmed there is no such thing.
“I think Tamra, as I have said many times, was one of the greats and I hope that at some point, now or in the future, we will do more with her,” Andy offered. “I don’t know when, but I think it would be great.”
Also during the interview, Andy commented on the recent attention his franchise has received. Nicki minaj, who expressed interest in hosting the sixth season reunion of The Real Housewives of Potomac, Y Rihanna, who called Ramona for offering to promote Leah McSweeneyclothing brand, which Rihanna already wore.
“I would love to find a way to get her involved in the meeting and I would love to be able to bring her out and see what she has to say and what she wants to ask the women,” she shared. “It could be a fun new segment. The answer is that I am totally receptive to discovering how to get her involved in what we are doing. “
Meanwhile, regarding Rihanna, she said, “Listen, it was amazing.”
“We had Rihanna and Nicki over the course of 24 hours posting about the shows. It’s incredible, ”he added.
The Real Housewives of New York City Season 13 airs Tuesdays at 9 / 8c on Bravo.