Lisa Rinna calls on SAG-AFTRA actuality stars to ‘boycott’ BravoCon: ‘Time is now’

Lisa Rinna desires Bravo’s actuality stars to affix Bethenny Frankel in her combat for honest wages by not collaborating within the TV community’s annual fan conference, BravoCon.

“Each @Sag/aftra [member] who’s on a Bravo present ought to boycott Bravocon,” the “Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills” alum wrote by way of her Instagram Tales earlier this week.

“You need them to star to take you significantly and pay you the cash you deserve? Then begin a actuality present union per Bethenny.”

She concluded, “Time is now.” 

Lisa Rinna's Instagram Story post about boycotting BravoCon.
“You need them to star to take you significantly and pay you the cash you deserve?” the “RHOBH” alum requested by way of her Instagram Tales.
Instagram/Lisa Rinna

Rinna, 60, then reposted a fan’s remark who agreed along with her, stating, “Shouldn’t all woke Bravo stans boycott Bravocon?”

“They love flexing how progressive they’re by calling everyone racist and campaigning for actuality stars to be fired. Effectively, there’s nothing extra left wing than employees rights and unions!”

Rinna wrote over the fan’s remark in settlement, “Bam.”

Lisa Rinna's Instagram Story post about boycotting BravoCon.
Rinna additionally agreed with a fan’s remark that mentioned there’s “nothing extra left wing than employees rights and unions!”
Instagram/Lisa Rinna

Web page Six reached out to Bravo for a response on Rinna’s remarks, however they declined to remark.

Nonetheless, a supply tells us solely of the previous Bravolebrity, “I’m positive if she was invited to BravoCon, she wouldn’t be saying this.”

Rinna starred on “RHOBH,” one in all Bravo’s main “Housewives” franchises, for eight seasons however give up earlier this yr.

Lisa Rinna getting into a car.
A supply tells Web page SIx of Rinna’s remarks, “I’m positive if she was invited to BravoCon, she wouldn’t be saying this.”
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“That is the longest job I’ve held in my 35 yr profession and I’m grateful to everybody at Bravo and all these concerned within the sequence,” the previous cleaning soap star informed Folks in January.

“It has been a enjoyable eight-year run and I’m excited for what’s to come back!”

Rinna’s determination was reportedly made as a “mutual” settlement between her and Bravo.

Nonetheless, her exit got here on the heels of a ton of fan backlash for a few of her on-camera and off-camera conduct.

Lisa Rinna at the "WWHL" clubhouse.
Rinna introduced earlier this yr that she was leaving “RHOBH” after eight seasons.
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Throughout Season 12, she was embroiled in a contentious feud with Kathy Hilton after she accused the socialite of getting a “psychotic break” throughout a solid journey to Aspen, Colo.

Hilton, 64, referred to as Rinna the “largest bully in Hollywood” through the reunion and lots of followers sided with Paris Hilton’s mom.

Eventually yr’s BravoCon, Rinna was booed when she stepped onto the stage for a panel along with her co-stars.

She flipped off the viewers consequently, however later informed Web page Six following the incident, “I’m a f—king rock star,” seemingly brushing it off.

The cast of "RHOBH" at BravoCon.
Rinna, seen right here along with her “RHOBH” co-stars, mentioned after the booing incident, “I’m a f–king rockstar.”
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In January, Rinna admitted that she “f–king hated” her closing season, calling what occurred to her after her combat with Kathy a “smear marketing campaign.”

“The story simply didn’t get informed as two-sidedly as I’d’ve preferred,” she informed Interview journal on the time. “It was unlucky that there weren’t cameras in Aspen. It was one thing that occurred so spontaneously.

Like Rinna, Frankel, 52, is now not on Bravo, however she was additionally a “Housewife” for a few years.

Bethenny Frankel IG video.
Bethenny Frankel thinks actuality TV stars ought to unionize and be a part of the actors and writers’ strike.

The SkinnyGirl founder starred on “Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis” from its first season in 2008 till 2010, after which rejoined in 2015 till 2019.

Final week, Frankel informed her Instagram followers that she thought actuality stars — like SAG-AFTRA actors — had been being financially exploited.

“Hollywood is on strike. Entertainers are combating for residuals, and nobody will promote something. Why isn’t actuality TV on strike?” the businesswoman beforehand mentioned.

The Season 1 cast of "RHONY."
Frankel was solely paid $7,250 for her first season of “RHONY” — which followers are nonetheless watching to at the present time.
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“I personally have generated tens of millions and tens of millions of {dollars} in promoting and on-line impressions being on actuality TV and have by no means made a single residual. So, both I’m lacking one thing or we’re getting screwed too.”

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Whereas Frankel has not advocated for the boycotting of BravoCon like Rinna, she is taking her stance significantly by hiring powerhouse attorneys to help her combat.

SAG-AFTRA actors protesting.
Frankel introduced her advocacy for actuality TV stars after the SAG-AFTRA actors went on strike.
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“One thing has to alter as a result of the present system is damaged,” lawyer Mark Geragos informed Selection on Friday.

In the meantime, BravoCon 2023 remains to be scheduled to happen in Las Vegas from Nov. 3 to five.

Ellen Stone, NBCUniversal model technique exec, mentioned in a press launch in April, “You may guess this would be the finest BravoCon but.”