BravoCon Revelations: Teresa Giudice Talks Younger Man, Stassi Disses Jax, More!
It’s the Super Bowl for fans of reality TV. The first-ever BravoCon was held in NYC from Friday, November 15, through Sunday, November 17, and the Bravolebrities didn’t hold back as they spilled the beans about feuds, friendships and more!
Real Housewives of New Jersey panel on Saturday, November 16, opened up about her recent trip to Italy with her daughters, where she reunited with her husband, Teresa Giudice , after his release from Immigration and Customs Enforcement Custody. Joe Giudice
“It was very emotional,”
But later during the panel, the cookbook author, 47, was asked if she was still friends with
Blake Schreck, the younger man who she’d been spotted holding hands with while her husband of more than 20 years was in prison.
“Yes, I am,” Teresa she said of the realtor who is 21 years her junior, prompting screams from the audience.
The reality TV star was first spotted with Schreck on New Year’s Eve, where a source told
Us Weekly that the Teresa was “aggressively flirting” with the Totowa, New Jersey, native as he “rubbed her leg in a romantic way,” at Miami club Big Pink. They were also seen smiling on the beach together in Florida and in June were seen enjoying a fun night out in NYC.
But during her candid sit-down interview with
and her husband last month, Teresa denied that there was anything romantic going on between her and Schreck, insisting that she was faithful to her husband while he served 41 months in prison for fraud. Andy Cohen
Joe said he believed Teresa cheated on him, but she insisted that if she’d had anything to hide with Schreck, “I wouldn’t leave my hotel room.”
Teresa wasn’t the only one who opened up to fans during BravoCon.
talked about her sobriety, Luann de Lesseps revealed that she misses her Kim Richards Housewives costars, and her sister talked about her feud with Lisa Vanderpump. Kyle Richards
More than 80 Bravo personalities attended more than 50 live events over the weekend, with stars from
Below Deck, Married to Medicine, Shahs of Sunset, Vanderpump Rules, Southern Charm and all of the Housewives editions making appearances.
Scroll down for more BravoCon revelations.
Stassi Schroeder Jokes About Being Blocked By Jax Taylor
Vanderpump Rules panel on Saturday, November 16, Stassi Schroeder asked the audience members to “raise your hand if you’ve been blocked by Jax [ Taylor].” Kristen Doute, Ariana Madix and Tom Sandoval raised their hands and several fans also put their hands up. Sandoval was wearing a sweatshirt that said, “Blocked by Jax on Twitter.”
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Lisa Vanderpump Says She Won’t Unblock Kristen Doute
Doute asked Vanderpump if she will unblock her on Twitter and the restaurateur said, “No,” adding that she won’t unblock her phone number, either. “You’re relentless,” Vanderpump added.
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Randall Emmett Will Be Featured in the New Season of ‘Pump Rules’
Lala Kent’s fiancé, Randall Emmett, will appear in the new season of Vanderpump Rules. In a teaser for the upcoming season that was shown during the Pump Rules panel on Saturday, the Hollywood producer could be seen carrying Kent into their house.
Teresa Giudice Disses Danielle Staub
The crowd at the
RHONJ panel on Saturday loudly booed and yelled “No!” when Teresa asked if they liked Danielle Staub. She repeated some of the things that she’d said about Staub in the past, including the infamous “prostitution whore” line, before summing up the drama with Staub as “Don’t bite the hands that feeds you.”
Andy Cohen Says ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ Will Bring the Drama
Cohen said on Saturday as he
announced the new Housewives series that Salt Lake City will have its own particular brand of theatrics, with “interesting dynamics” caused by the fact that some of the Housewives are Mormons, and some are not.
Lisa Vanderpump and Caroline Manzo Make a Quick Exit
Watch What Happens Live panel on Friday (which is set to air on Bravo on Sunday), Vanderpump and Caroline Manzo walked off the stage before their Bravo enemies appeared. Manzo said during the OG panel on Friday that if she ran into Teresa, “I would say hello to her. If I saw her tomorrow face to face it’s just human decency. I don’t have to like you.”
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Will Kelly Dodd Invite Vicki Gunvalson to Her Wedding?
Kelly Dodd stood and clapped once for Vicki Gunvalson when she came out after the rest of the RHOC cast during the WWHL panel. There was an empty space next Dodd on the couch but Gunvalson chose to sit between Tamra Judge and Shannon Beador. Judge and Gunvalson applauded when Cohen mentioned Dodd’s engagement to Rick Leventhal. When Cohen asked if she’d invite her castmates to her wedding, Dodd replied, “I don’t know.”
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Tinsley Mortimer Gets Booed
RHONY‘s Tinsley Mortimer revealed to the crowd at the WWHL panel that she and ex-boyfriend Scott Kluth are back together but after some initial clapping, there were tons of boos. “What?” she screamed as she stood up looking shocked.
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Fredrik Eklund and Andy Cohen Kiss
Million Dollar Listing star made out with Cohen before the end of the WWHL panel, with Cohen saying afterward, “I loved that.”
Vicki Gunvalson Talks Plastic Surgery
The OG of the OC revealed during Bravo All Stars: OG Housewives edition panel on Friday that she has had her boobs done six times.
Kyle Richards Talks Run-In With Lisa Vanderpump
Beverly Hills isn’t big enough for the two of them. During the OG panel,
Kyle Richards revealed that she had another accidental meeting with former costar Lisa Vanderpump. “I’ve seen her twice in Neiman Marcus, and at a restaurant last week,” she revealed. “I said to the hostess, ‘Are you kidding me?’ Then we said, ‘Hello.’ I mean, ‘I said hello.'” Her subtle dig prompted “Ooos” from the audience.
Kim Zolciak Reveals Whether She Would Return to ‘RHOA’
When an audience member at Friday’s OG panel asked several of the stars if they would return as Housewives,
Kim Zolciak replied, “hard pass.” But she did admit that she and frenemy NeNe Leakes still text each other. “It is a rollercoaster but we started the whole Real Housewives of Atlanta together,” she explained.
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Ramona Singer Says Sonja Morgan Is ‘Struggling’
Ramona Singer talked about her friendship with Sonja Morgan during the Real Housewives of New York panel on Friday. “We’re doing well, Sonja is in a little bit of a difficult place,” she revealed. “She has a lot of things that she’s overwhelmed with and she’s struggling a little bit. And we’re all there to support her. And I love Sonja, she has a heart of gold. She has a laugh that’s infectious. She’s very special to me.”
Luann de Lesseps Disses Ramona Singer Over Her Divorce
De Lesseps revealed during the
RHONY panel on Friday that Singer had dinner with her ex-husband Mario Singer the night before. “We’re a family! We’re a family! It’s all good, it’s all good,” Ramona added. Later, she was asked if the show caused her divorce. “I’m not sure,” Ramona replied. “Well, I think it’s called another woman but OK,” de Lesseps chimed in, prompting gasps and groans from the audience.
Is Jill Zarin Returning to ‘RHONY’?
When asked who they would bring back to the show,
Luann de Lesseps said, “You’re going to see a little bit of Jill [ Zarin] on the show. For me, I would bring back Jill.” Singer shot back, “I like it just the way we are,” prompting de Lesseps to shout, “Ramona!”
Luann de Lesseps Won’t Rule Out Marrying Again
De Lesseps said she hasn’t given up on finding Mr. Right. “I’m a hopeless romantic. I’ve been married twice now and they say three times a charm so … You never know,” she said during the
RHONY panel. “I’m keeping my heart open. At the moment I’m just dating and having fun. I’m really not looking to get hitched but I’m open to it sure.”
Ramona Singer Shades Bethenny Frankel
During the New York housewives panel on Friday, Singer dissed the Skinnygirl founder when she stated that “
RHONY is better and stronger without Bethenny.”