March 21 2006, The Real Housewives of Orange County premiered on Bravo. Followed by The Real Housewives of New York, Atlanta, New Jersey, Washington DC,Miami. In 2011, the franchise went global, Athens Greece, Vancouver, Melbourne Australia, Cheshire in Britain, Auckland, Toronto ,Sydney and later this year “The Real Housewives of Hungary.
Every now an then Bravo places an International franchise in the schedule. Last year it was Melbourne, this year Auckland New Zealand.
In the first episode “Model Behavior” Some of the cast member’s are meeting each other for the first time. The setting is Julia Sloane’s birthday party. At the party we learn Michelle Blanchard was a model. Enter Angela Stone, who says she is a model. A shocked ,Michelle says, “You still model? Plus size, or…” Angela blinks rapidly, smiles and says, “No, not at all.” “I’m just saying,” replies Michelle. Angela tears up. (Like how dare she!) Michelle, not remorseful at all quickly adds “Sweetie, with tits like that you’re not a normal-sized model. Get over it.”
I’m all in!
And I’m not Alone
Huffington Post Contributor Shira Hirschman Weiss says: The best ‘Real Housewives’ franchise you’re probably are not watching is The Real Housewives of Auckland (RHOAKL)
Actress Lena Dunham Tweets:
In America, controversy equals higher ratings. In New Zealand it may have the opposite affect. Did Nigger sink The Real Housewives? Click Link below for the full story?
This quite possibly the worst Housewives Intro Ever!
However the show is Delicious ?
Interest in the show is growing in America. Can American viewers revive the show?
“The Real Housewives of Auckland” BINGE WORTHY
The Full Season is currently available on Bravo and on the net