Luann de Lesseps, known for her appearances on “The Real Housewives of New York City,” has recently revealed that she may have had a slip in her sobriety while filming the new series, “The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: RHONY Legacy.” In an exclusive interview with Page Six at a Peacock event, de Lesseps addressed her occasional desire to have fun when the occasion calls for it. Her response has sparked curiosity about whether she consumed alcohol during the production of the show.
A Covert Response
When questioned directly about her alcohol intake during filming, de Lesseps remained elusive. She lightly dismissed the inquiry, stating that viewers would have to watch the show to find out. This cryptic response leaves fans eagerly awaiting the premiere to uncover the truth. Previously, de Lesseps has been candid about her struggles with alcohol. In 2017, she faced legal troubles, including charges of disorderly intoxication and resisting arrest. Following this incident, she entered treatment twice within a year.
Despite her prior efforts to maintain her sobriety, de Lesseps experienced setbacks. In 2020, she resumed drinking but soon decided to abstain once again. She candidly shared that staying sober is an ongoing process, recognizing the challenges it presents. However, she emphasized that she finds more enjoyment and happiness in life when she refrains from alcohol.
A Star-Studded Reunion
De Lesseps is one of the original cast members from the hit reality TV series “The Real Housewives of New York City”. In the upcoming spinoff, “The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: RHONY Legacy,” she joins forces with familiar faces such as Ramona Singer, Dorinda Medley, Sonja Morgan, Kelly Bensimon, and Kristen Taekman. Set in the infamous Pirate House in St. Barts from Season 5, this reunion promises drama and entertainment.
With the Caribbean adventure behind her, de Lesseps looks toward the future with optimism. She reveals that she is currently single and content, eagerly anticipating what lies ahead in the new year. De Lesseps believes that 2024 will be a pivotal year for her, explaining her personal pattern of major life events occurring in seven-year intervals. As her previous relationships have followed this timeline, she hints at the possibility of significant changes in her life in the years to come.
“The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: RHONY Legacy” is set to premiere on Thursday, exclusively on Peacock. Fans will finally have the opportunity to witness the explosive dynamics between the returning cast members and experience the unfolding story surrounding de Lesseps’ sobriety.