21 Friendships Destroyed By Reality Television (PHOTOS)

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21 Friendships Destroyed By Reality Television (PHOTOS)

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21 Friendships Destroyed By Reality Television (PHOTOS)

While some friendships can withstand the constant drama of a reality show, others crumble under the pressure. 

Whether for business or personal reasons, many bonds that were formed long before cameras started rolling can break as soon as producers, storylines, and true intentions come into play. 

Check out these friendships that will never be the same after reality TV above.

21 Friendships Destroyed By Reality Television (PHOTOS)
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Bethenny Frankel and Jill Zarin, 'The Real Housewives of New York City'

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Bethenny Frankel and Jill Zarin, 'The Real Housewives of New York City'

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Bethenny revealed on the Real Housewives of New York’s 100th episode that she and Jill fell out after her frenemy tried to sabotage an appearance on the TODAY show.

“When I got there, the first thing told to me by [TODAY] producers was [that] Jill called and she lost her mind saying, ‘Why not me? I’d be better than her.”


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Kandi Burruss & Phaedra Parks, 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta'

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Kandi Burruss & Phaedra Parks, 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta'

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Phaedra believes Kandi wasn’t supportive during her divorce from Apollo Nida, allowing him to store belongings at her house without Phaedra’s knowledge. Kandi’s insistence on Phaedra taking her two sons to see Apollo in prison was another dividing factor.


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NeNe Leakes & Kim Zolciak, 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta'

NeNe Leakes & Kim Zolciak, 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta'

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NeNe and Kim’s friendship went through many rough spots, but hit a huge roadblock during their road trip from Atlanta to Miami where NeNe went off on the former friend for her spoiled behavior and treating her assistant “like a slave.”


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Jacqueline Laurita and Teresa Giudice, 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey'

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Jacqueline Laurita and Teresa Giudice, 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey'

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Teresa reportedly believes Jacqueline snitched to the feds, leading to her and hubby Joe being sentenced to jail time over fraud charges.


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Rachel Zoe and Brad Goreski, 'The Rachel Zoe Project'

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Rachel Zoe and Brad Goreski, 'The Rachel Zoe Project'

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Brad told The Daily Mail that he believes Rachel may have been intimidated by his talent as a stylist and accused him of stealing clients, which he denied.


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Ceaser & Puma, 'Black Ink Crew'

Ceaser & Puma, 'Black Ink Crew'

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Ceaser and Puma’s friendship came to an end when Puma decided he wanted to open up a competing tattoo shop, which led to several arguments and fights between them.

Reportedly, an intern from Black Ink attempted to find and fight Puma’s wife, Q, and ended up getting beat up herself.  


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Abby Lee Miller and Maddie Ziegler, 'Dance Moms'

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Abby Lee Miller and Maddie Ziegler, 'Dance Moms'

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The drama between these two started when Maddie left Dance Moms after Season 6. Abby Lee immediately began ignoring her former fave, even after she took first place at their competition during the season finale.

The dance instructor also refuses to help promote Maddie’s new book, The Maddie Diaries: A Memoir, where she reveals how much she didn’t enjoy working on the show.   


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Lauren Conrad & Heidi Montag, 'The Hills'

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Lauren Conrad & Heidi Montag, 'The Hills'

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The “friendship” we all thought was real may not have been, as Heidi revealed to Us Weekly she never truly liked Lauren and resents that she was made out to be “the bad guy” who ruined their friendship on the show.

“I spent years pretending to like her for a living. It was literally my job to deal with her, and it wasn’t pleasant.”


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Brandi Glanville and Lisa Vanderpump, 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills'

Brandi Glanville and Lisa Vanderpump, 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills'

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Brandi claimed on her self-titled podcast that Lisa accusing her of being jealous and clingy were the two main reasons for their fallout.


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Evelyn Lozada & Jennifer Williams, 'Basketball Wives'

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Evelyn Lozada & Jennifer Williams, 'Basketball Wives'

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Evelyn and Jennifer’s friendship came to an end when Evelyn took offense to Jennifer speaking down on people living “in a two-bedroom walk-up,” the same style apartment she grew up in in the Bronx. She was especially mad because Jennifer had visited her mother in that apartment before.

Evelyn proceeded to jump across a table and attack Jennifer. Though she’s apologized, Jennifer reportedly has no interest in rekindling the friendship. 

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Rich Dollaz & Cisco Rosado, 'Love & Hip Hop'

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Rich Dollaz & Cisco Rosado, 'Love & Hip Hop'

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Rich Dollaz and Cisco’s friendship took a huge hit when Rich slept with Cisco’s ex-girlfriend just weeks after their split. Cisco retaliated by sleeping with MariahLynn, one of Rich’s ex-lovers.


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Drita D'Avanzo & Carla Facciolo, 'Mob Wives'

Drita D'Avanzo & Carla Facciolo, 'Mob Wives'

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Drita and Carla were the best of friends Season 1, but by the time Carla made her Season 5 return, their relationship took a hit, with Carla believing Drita was two faced.


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Drita D'Avanzo & Karen Gravano, 'Mob Wives'

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Drita D'Avanzo & Karen Gravano, 'Mob Wives'

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Drita and Karen were friends even longer than she and Carla. Their relationship was tumultuous throughout the entire series, culminating in a fight during the show’s finale over Drita’s husband/ Karen’s ex-boyfriend, Lee D’Avanzo.


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Masika & Hazel E, 'Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood'

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Masika & Hazel E, 'Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood'

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Masika and Hazel’s relationship was ruined when Yung Berg ditched Hazel for her bestie and turned them against one another, with the disrespect lasting to this day.


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Lil Fizz & Max Lux, 'Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood'

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Lil Fizz & Max Lux, 'Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood'

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The musicians' friendship was destroyed by the women in their lives. Fizz’s baby mama Moniece and Max’s wife Brandi butted heads for two seasons, leading to the gentlemen arguing.


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Paris Hilton & Nicole Richie, 'The Simple Life'

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Paris Hilton & Nicole Richie, 'The Simple Life'

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Paris claims Nicole was jealous of her popularity at the time, while Nicole has shared she simply outgrew her friend’s immature and partying ways.


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Paris Hilton & Kim Kardashian, 'The Simple Life'

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Paris Hilton & Kim Kardashian, 'The Simple Life'

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Kim was Paris’ stylist and good friend back in the mid 2000s, but as Kim became more famous over time, their friendship began to suffer, with Paris taking digs at the mother of two several times since.


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Stevie J & Benzino, 'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta'

Stevie J & Benzino, 'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta'

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In an attempt to ride for his girlfriend Joseline, who hated Benzino and wife Althea, Stevie and Joseline attacked the couple during the Season 4 reunion.


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Karlie Redd & Joseline Hernandez, 'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta'

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Karlie Redd & Joseline Hernandez, 'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta'

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For quite a while, Karlie Redd was the only female cast member who considered Joseline a true friend.

That came to an end when the Puerto Rican princess smacked the reality star with a bouquet of roses after Karlie revealed Stevie may have had plans to reunite with Mimi Faust.


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Blac Chyna & Kim Kardashian, 'Rob & Chyna'

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Blac Chyna & Kim Kardashian, 'Rob & Chyna'

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Blac Chyna and Kim K. were good friends until little sister Kylie began dating Chyna’s ex, Tyga. The former dancer then taking up with brother Rob didn’t help the situation.


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Brody Jenner & The Kardashians, 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'

Brody Jenner & The Kardashians, 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'

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Brody has made it a point to separate himself from his three (former) Kardashian step-sisters, only claiming Kendall and Kylie Jenner as being his “real family.”


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While some friendships can withstand the constant drama of a reality show, others crumble under the pressure. 

Whether for business or personal reasons, many bonds that were formed long before cameras started rolling can break as soon as producers, storylines, and true intentions come into play. 

Check out these friendships that will never be the same after reality TV above.