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Ramona Singer had a difficult time connecting to the new The Real Housewives of New York stars, especially Aviva Drescher. One of the most serious fights took place in the penultimate episode (Season 5, Episode 17: “Don’t Make Room For Daddy”), when Aviva told Ramona that she had a drinking problem. We never got to hear Ramona’s side of that argument, but now, she’s speaking out.

The RHONY star appeared on Anderson Cooper’s daytime talk show on October 1, and talked plainly about the accusations surrounding her love of Pinot Grigio. In the video below, Anderson asks Ramona if she loves her wine a little too much, and Ramona pulled the jealousy card.

Jill [Zarin] decided I had a drinking problem last year because she was very jealous I came out with Ramona Pinot Grigio," she says. “It gives me security around these women who are about to attack me, having a glass of wine in case they get a little too feisty with me, maybe I throw it in their face. But I haven't done that!"

Find out which Housewife drinks even more than Ramona (according to Anderson) in the clip below.

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Credit: RadarOnline Photo: RHONY’s Ramona Singer: I Drink Because “It Gives Me Security” (VIDEO)

The Real Housewives of New York Season 5 Reunion airs on Monday, October 8 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.

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