Kristen Taekman, Ramona Singer had ‘personal’ dialog to ‘clear the air’ over ‘RHUGT’ casting diss

Kristen Taekman and Ramona Singer had a “personal” dialog to “clear the air” over the latter’s “Actual Housewives Final Women Journey: RHONY Legacy” casting diss.

“We really had a non-public telephone dialog about it earlier than, so we had been good getting into,” Taekman, 46, solely advised Web page Six Saturday at Jill Zarin’s annual Luxurious Luncheon within the Hamptons.

In Could, Singer, 66, and her 28-year-old daughter, Avery, shaded Taekman throughout a dwell Mom’s Day taping of Web page Six’s “Digital Reali-Tea” podcast at Metropolis Vineyard in New York Metropolis.

On the point out of Taekman’s inclusion within the sequence — which filmed this summer season in St. Barts — Avery stated she felt the casting alternative was a “rogue” one.

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Kristen Taekman advised Web page Six she was happy that Ramona Singer “apologized” for saying she “forgot” who she was earlier than filming “RHUGT: RHONY Legacy.”
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“I simply genuinely forgot who she was,” the BachBoss co-founder stated, prompting her well-known mom and “Turtle Time” podcast co-host so as to add, “Nicely, everybody did.”

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Singer admitted that she even thought to herself, “Why don’t now we have [alum] Aviva [Drescher]? Why do now we have Kristen?”

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Singer, pictured right here with daughter Avery, made the comment in Could throughout a dwell taping for Web page Six’s “Digital Reali-Tea” podcast.
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The “Life on the Ramona Coaster” writer maintained a full-time place on “The Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis” for everything of its authentic 13-season run. She solely crossed paths with Taekman in Seasons 6 and seven.

When Taekman caught wind of Singer’s diss, she wasted no time clapping again by way of social media. 

“Huh you didn’t appear to neglect me if you invited me to @averysinger launch occasion again in Feb!?” she wrote alongside a screenshot of our headline.

Ramona Singer, Kristen Taekman and more guests hanging out at a Hamptons party
Taekman beforehand clapped again at Singer by way of social media.

“You additionally appeared to ‘know who I used to be’ if you attended my Hamptons occasion in 2019?” Taekman continued, referencing her Scorching within the Hamptons luncheon in July of that 12 months.

“Simply sayin,” she added, sharing images of the women collectively on the occasion. 

Moreover, Taekman advised us that Singer had beforehand made an analogous jab throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Ramona Singer, Luann de Lesseps, Kelly Bensimon, Kristen Taekman and Dorinda Medley
“We really had a non-public telephone dialog about it earlier than so we had been good getting into,” Taekman (second from proper) stated of Singer (far left).
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“I used to be identical to, ‘You’ll be able to say a number of issues about me, however I do know me, come on now.’ And that was the second time she had achieved that to me by the best way,” she stated at Zarin’s occasion, organized by Brian Kelly and Sean Koski of ticket2events. 

“She did one thing comparable over COVID that I let go,” Taekman defined. “And this time I used to be like, ‘You already know, we’re not going to [let it go].’”

The mother of two — who now lives in Calabasas, Calif., with husband Josh Taekman and their children, Kinglsey and Cassius — famous that she appreciated Singer for making amends previous to filming “RHUGT.”

Ramona Singer
Singer, who maintained a full-time place on “The Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis” for 13 consecutive seasons, solely filmed Seasons 6 and seven with Taekman.

“She apologized. She referred to as me and he or she apologized, in order that made me really feel higher going into it as a result of … she stated what she stated and I stated what I stated,” Kristen advised us. 

“And I feel it was good. So we went in with that being cleared, which is sweet.”

Peacock announced on Twitter Wednesday that they bumped up the “RHUGT: RHONY Legacy” premiere date to December, which is able to delay the subsequent season of “Actual Housewives Final Women Journey: Ex-Wives Membership” — starring Brandi Glanville, Caroline Manzo and extra — a number of months.

Ramona Singer, Luann de Lesseps, Sonja Morgan, Kelly Bensimon partying on a boat
Peacock introduced on Twitter Wednesday that they bumped up the “RHUGT: RHONY Legacy” launch date to December.

“We’re in a New York frame of mind,” the streamer tweeted. “As a thanks to the followers for all the assist for #RHONY and #CrappieLake, the subsequent season of #RHUGT can be RHONY LEGACY coming this December on Peacock! After which we’ll see you in Morocco in 2024.”

The “RHONY Legacy” sequence stars Kristen, Singer, Kelly Bensimon, Luann de Lesseps, Dorinda Medley and Sonja Morgan as they reunite at Saline Seashore in St. Barts. 

Kristen advised us that along with getting together with Singer, she actually loved her time spent with Benismon, 55, who was on “RHONY” from Seasons 2 to 4. 

Ramona Singer, Luann de Lesseps, Kelly Bensimon, Ariana Madix, Kristen Taekman and Dorinda Medley
Taekman stated she notably loved her time spent within the Caribbean with Kelly Bensimon (third from left) and Dorinda Medley (far proper).

“It was actually nice to get to know Kelly as a result of I knew her socially from being within the Hamptons and stuff, however by no means actually filmed collectively,” she stated of Bensimon. “We actually didn’t know that a lot about one another, so it was good to get to know Kelly after which … reminisce with the ladies.”

Kristen was equally delighted to develop a deeper bond with Medley, 58, with whom she had solely filmed Season 7 in 2015.

“I really like Dorinda. I feel Dorinda’s superb. I actually suppose she’s superior. She’s TV gold. I feel Dorinda is the most effective TV character ever,” she gushed.