Remember last month when the judge awarded Jules Wainstein $10,000 a month in spousal and child support and he poor mouthed the judge and said he didn’t have any money to support his children? Well, guess what? He’s not paying.
Jules was supposed to receive her first check on September 30th, a full three months after he filed for divorce. She received nothing. Today, TMZ reported that Jules is going back to the judge to ask him to find Michael in contempt. I don’t know how that works up there in NYC where the news that Jules was getting $10,000 a month was met with gasps and hand wringing over how she is possibly going to survive on $120,000 a year, but down here in the real world, judges send folks to the pokey for not following their court orders.
From the sounds of things is he not contributing to the marital home at all, nor is he paying the kids pricey tuition at The Come Whenever You Want To School For Jewish Boys. Jules has called 911 multiple times on Michael. Read about that here and here.
It feels like a real estate them today on Tamara Tattles. Let’s move for now to NYC where Bethenny has listed her Tribeca Apartment with Fredrik Eklund. This is the apartment filled with all the bad juju between Bethenny and Jason during what will go down in history books as the worst divorce ever in American history if Bethenny has her pen on the future history books of America.
Of course she chose to list the property with our own, Fredrik Eklund. Fredrik posts, “Thank you for trusting me to sell your apartment, Bethenny. 😁 I just listed 195 Hudson Street in TriBeCa at $6,950,000! A gorgeous, newly renovated 3,600 sq ft corner 4-bedroom loft with private parking, so bright and beautiful.”
This will be the second time I have reluctantly purple penned a Page Six Story. Every time they attempt to explain the Tipsy Girl story, they get it wrong and I am left to present the facts. I get that they are obsessed with Bethenny Frankel lately, but she gives us all plenty of material to club her over the head with without just making shit up. I miss the olden days when I was either too naive to know that Page Six made up a lot of stuff or they actually checked the facts before posting. From here on out, this Page Six story will be in italics and my facts will be in purple pen.
The Tipsy Girl has stumbled once again. We’re told that “Real Housewife” Sonja Morgan has failed to get a liquor license for her planned West Eighth Street restaurant called Tipsy Girl — and now she and her investors are staring down the barrel of a million-dollar loss of the money they put into renovating the West Village spot, if they can’t find a fast fix.
Once more with even more feeling. Sonja Morgan has not applied for or be rejected for any sort of licenses, trademarks or construction permits related to the bar, Tipsy Girl. I understand that Sonja is probably calling these stories in claiming that this is her business, but it is not. Sonja also thinks she owns a Nigerian soccer team, a luxury lifestyle brand, and that the plumbing in her townhouse actually works. It is delusions such as these that continue to insure her a spot on the RHONY. She doesn’t HAVE investors. She HAD a gig publicizing this latest venture of Peter Guimaraes on RHONY. Her decision to accept that gig has put her paycheck at Bravo in jeopardy. Allegedly. In my opinion.
I have so many things piling up in my inbox that I really don’t feeling like reporting, but they keep on sitting in my inbox screaming, “Post about this!” So I am going to try to knock out as many as I can today.
Several of you reported to me nearly two months ago that something was going on with Bethenny’s radio show. I don’t really know how Sirius even works, but more than one person told me that Bethenny’s show stopped showing up on their listings out of the blue. Among the throngs of folks that Bethenny has pissed off lately is Page Six. In August Page Six was the first to report that Bethenny had a meltdown at the Coldplay concert in the Hamptons that was sponsored by Sirius. I don’t think that is the link for that. Bascially, Bethenny was at a very exclusive concert when some women were standing in front of her blocking her view. Allegedly, according to Page Six she threw a drink on the women and caused a RHONY sort of scene. This happened just a couple days before her radio show disappeared. Both Bethenny and Sirius now claim it was a limited run series and her behavior in the Hamptons had nothing to do with the show going off the air for good. According to my commenters who wrote me there was no, “Gee this was a lot of fun thanks for listening!” ending to the series. It just stopped airing.
Wendy Williams was a total bitch to Luann de Lesseps today on her show. That is pretty much my entire take on the subject. Apparently, part of her deal with Bethenny last week included being extremely rude to Luann. Wendy announced her by mentioning her fiance cheated on her before she ever came out. Luann says the show was filmed eight months ago and she has to keep reliving the cheating scandal over and over. Wendy would ask a question and then interrupt her every time. Then she asks questions and doesn’t let her answer at all.
Wendy tells her odd version of the events at the Regency. Wendy has apparently watched the season, that she claims she is not watching. And she constantly interrupts. Wendy tells her that she signed up for a reality and she expects to see everything on TV. Luann tries to explain that her issue is not with Bethenny telling her, it was that she told everyone else first. Wendy snaps at her, “I know, we saw that episode!” I would have walked out of this interview. Wendy said “It was so entertaining!” When Luann is talking about finding out. Luann said, “I’m glad you enjoyed it. It was very hurtful.”
Wendy starts asking a question but instead goes on a soliloquy about Sonia and how terrible this must all be for her. I just can’t believe what I’m watching. Luann tries to respond and Wendy cuts her off again and says, “Luann! Let me explain….” Why did she even have Luann on? Why not just trash her in hot topics if she is not going to let her speak? Luann laughs and says, “Okay, I’ll explain it to you after.” Wendy just talks right over her about shit she knows nothing about. Wendy goes on to talk about Ramona and says, “We don’t know whether Ramona slept with him or not.” Finally, Luann gets a quick interjection in to say, ” We do know. She did not.” Wendy made some rude comment that I listened to three times and did not get and the audience laughs again. I should point out that after every mean thing Wendy says, the audience is cued to laugh. Finally, Luann says that the bottom line is if he wanted to marry one of them he would have asked them. He asked me. And the audience applauds.
Bethenny Frankel’s Divorce Tour continues to rage on at any venue with a camera. The most recent stop on the sanctimonious advice train was Tuesday night at an anniversary event for Stanton Social, a restaurant on the lower east side of NYC.
In case you have forgotten, Tuesday was when the earth briefly paused rotation and Mercury fell a bit deeper into retrograde over the news that Brad and Angelina had split up. So many actual celebrities and some housewives were asked their thoughts on the split.
Apparently, E! News an affiliate of NBCu which also owns Bravo was instructed by someone to go to the restaurant party and ask Bethenny and Jules Wainstein, who was also in attendance, their thoughts on the demise of Brangelina.
For whatever reason, Bethenny is really pushing her divorce story. I can only suppose that we will be seeing another book coming from her where she condescendingly counsels women everywhere on how to navigate divorce. What is it with this vile woman who sucks at relationships with her parents, her husband, her cast mates, and seemingly has no actual friends that are not paid employees writing a book on relationships? What idiot buys these books? It appears there are people willing to do it so the “How Not To Guide To Divorce” has got to be coming soon.