The Real Housewives of New York City has kind of lost its touch in the recent seasons. However, there are plenty of moments that make it the best in the franchise. Fans are constantly rewatching RHONY and raving about its most iconic episodes.
With plenty of shocking moments on The Real Housewives of New York City, it's almost impossible not to go back and rewatch them. Which why we'll be taking you down the memory lane to explore some of the most shocking moments in RHONY.
1. Leah McSweeney-Baldwin
Season 13 is ranked as one of the worst seasons in the Real Housewives of Newyork city, however, it wasn't short of drama. One of of them was during Eboni K. Williams' dinner party where she matched her white castmates with significant Black historical figures to try to encourage them to learn more about Black history. Leah McSweeney was given James Baldwin. And to compare the founder of a streetwear brand to one of the most formative writers and gay icons of all time because Leah is a truth-teller is…a choice, let's just say that.
2. Aviva Drescher's Leg Throw On RHONY
Another shocking moment was in season 5 when Aviva threw her prosthetic leg on the table. Aviva Drescher who joined RHONY season 5 , with a prosthetic leg naturally stood out from the other women and was something she was referenced with a few times. She even filmed a scene where the accident took place showing the reason why she wore a prosthetic leg. At the end of RHONY season 6, she used her prosthetic leg to point out that it was the only fake thing about her. At one point during the season, Aviva, who's been busy since RHONY season 6, pulled her leg off at a restaurant and slammed it on a table before throwing it on the floor.
3. Dorinda Medley Drunk With A Knife
In RHONY season 9, Bethenny invited all the ladies to Tequila, Mexico, to visit a tequila distillery for a work trip as part of Bethenny's Skinnygirl line. During the trip, Bethenny called the ladies to dinner on a night Dorinda thought was free of plans, she got upset, which is never good under the influence of tequila, and began to berate Bethenny. The Skinnygirl mogul and Tinsley Mortimer were entertained by the drunken outburst, dancing around her as she unraveled. Dorinda, who often went too far on RHONY, proceeded to accidentally slice her hand open with a knife, and the tension was diffused.
4. Put This In the Anna Nicole Smithsonian
In Season 6, Heather Thomson's friendship with Aviva Drescher quickly came to an end after Heather saw how Aviva treated the other Housewives in Season 5. When the two women met to hash it out, Heather voices her complaints, saying, You said Sonja was on a downward spiral like Anna Nicole Smith. Aviva tried to play it off saying that the comparison was a huge compliment. To which Heather restorted: She died, Aviva! That's not a compliment. And Aviva was left with nothing to do but wipe the egg from her face.
5. Shocking bridge talk
Fans are constantly remembering that one time in RHONY when Ramona and Bethenny, who had great moments, took a walk along the Brooklyn Bridge, which in the end turned out not to be as tranquil and relaxing as it sounded. Ramona used her one-on-one time with Bethenny to let her know she doesn't have many friends and doesn't even think her current relationship will last long. This understandably took Bethenny by surprise, and viewers are were shocked by Ramona's cutting words.