RHONY’s Erin Lichy Confronts ‘Despicable’ Anti-Semitic Attacks Targeted at Lizzy Savetsky
erin lychee has addressed the “despicable” anti-Semitic attacks that ended by lizzy savetsky run on reboot Real Housewives of New York City.
lizzy she stopped filming season 14 after she was criticized for what she called “a torrent of anti-Semitic attacks.”
Bravo announced that lizzie, Wife of surgeon Dr. Ira Savetsky and mother of three, she signed on for the revamped reality series at BravoCon 2022. She later withdrew amid what she called “a torrent of anti-Semitic attacks” that began after the network announced the new cast.
Ireland asked to comment on what happened to him lizzy during the Bravo season 14 premiere party.
“It is awful,” lychee he told the PEOPLE last week. “I am Israeli and I am very proud to be a Jew and it is despicable. And it’s still happening. It shouldn’t happen to any group of people at all.”
Ireland he did not reveal if he had been in contact with his former co-star in the months since he left the show. lizzie, a digital influencer, made no reference to RHONY’s premiere on social media.
lizzy she moved to New York City from her native Fort Worth, Texas to attend college, then returned after a brief time back home. She operates her own matchmaking service, Bashert, which helps Jews find love.
lizzy noted that she was a “proud Orthodox Jewish woman” when she announced that he was leaving RHONY. He added that she expected opportunity to represent people of their faith on the reality show.
“As (the attacks) continued, I realized that this path was no longer the right one for me and my family,” lizzy said in a statement, in November 2022.
network supported of lizzy decision to leave.
“After careful consideration and discussion with Lizzy, we have come to the mutual conclusion that lizzy will not be a cast member of RHONY,” Bravo said in a statement at the time.
Bravo recast the series after the network decided to fire the current cast amid falling ratings and backlash on social media.
Erin Lychee, a real estate agent and interior designer, appears alongside a marketing consultant, brynn whitfieldinterior designer, jenna lyonsfashion publicist, Jessel Tankcreator/influencerSai De Silva and ubah hussan, a model and founder of hot sauce. Bravo described the new group as “dynamic women running in the same social circles, thriving in one of the world’s most diverse and electric cities.”
“From fashion and real estate to philanthropy and social influence, these women have made their mark on New York City and will now share their lives as they juggle careers, family life and packed social calendars in the city that never sleeps,” the network said.
The Real Housewives of New York City airs Sundays at 9 pm ET on Bravo.
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