As former Real Housewives of New York star Bethenny Frankel has proven time and time (and time) again — with her own reality spin-offs, her new daytime talk show, and her many, many business ventures — the Real Housewives shows can definitely serve as a platform for mega success.
So, which other Housewife is best poised to replicate Bethenny's post-Housewives acclaim? Here are some possibilities.
NeNe Leakes of Real Housewives of Atlanta: Nene’s already on her way down the Bethenny success trail. She shone in a genuinely hilarious guest role on Glee and that success helped land her a part on Ryan Murphy's new NBC sitcom The New Normal, which is filming in Los Angeles. Count on NeNe to make a big splash in Hollywood.
Ramona Singer of Real Housewives of New York: With Ramona Singer, one thing’s for certain: it’s never boring around her! If anyone of the New York Housewives could follow in Bethenny’s footsteps, we think it’s our girl Ramona. She’s already pimping her pinot grigio and jewelry lines on the reg, so don’t be surprised to see her display some more business-savvy before she says goodbye to the show.
Teresa Giudice of Real Housewives of New Jersey: Between her take-no-prisoners style of verbal combat and her husband’s legal woes, this housewife could certainly hold it down with a show all her own … especially if her hubby Joe ends up behind bars.
Lisa Vanderpump of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: She’s a restaurateur, a former actress, and extremely well-connected. We wouldn’t be surprised to see this housewife take off past RHoBH.
Heather Dubrow of Real Housewives of Orange County: This Season 7 newbie has only been on one season of RHoOC so far, but she’s already won the hearts of fans across the country. And she’s getting her name out there and whipping together a restaurant business. We predict there’ll be much more to come from this new Housewife.
The Real Housewives of New York airs Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.
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