After weeks of speculation, Luann de Lesseps has confirmed that her co-star, Tinsley Mortimer, has resigned. Royal Housewives of New York after he got engaged to Coupon Cabin CEO Scott Kluth. De Lesseps shared the news during a question and answer session with the audience after a recent performance by her. Countess and friends Cabaret show at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in New Jersey.
According to People The magazine, during its conversation with the fans, of Lesseps, 54, talked about how Mortimer's mother, Dale Mercer, should be "jumping for joy,quot; about the engagement. But he added that Mercer was probably less than excited that his daughter quit smoking. RHONY.
"I think she's more upset because Tinsley is no longer filming now that she marries Scott than Tinsley," De Lesseps said before wishing Mortimer "the best."
De Lesseps explained that Mortimer seems very happy and wants him to marry and do what he wants to do. The Countess said that Mortimer is "very traditional,quot;, that she wants to have a baby and that now is the time.
Then, De Lesseps referred to the volatile nature of Mortimer and Kluth again, out of romance again, and said he hopes that an alcohol-fueled fight will not implode the whole thing.
Rumors have circulated for weeks that Mortimer was giving up RHONY to be able to move to Chicago to be with Kluth. Filming had been lost several times since she and Kluth got engaged in front of the Chicago Water Tower last month, including the recent delivery trip to Mexico.
The 44-year-old woman appeared in BravoCon with her castmates, but has been M.I.A. since then. And a source says that Mortimer resigned from the program with five weeks remaining in his contract.
I never thought that Tinz would join the weirdest group of Housewives … those who really quit and don't just pretend to quit after being fired. #RHONY 🍎 https://t.co/7cYDJm1ytD
– Danny Pellegrino (@DannyPellegrino) December 9, 2019
"Scott gave her an ultimatum:" I or the program "and she chooses the program," says the source. “He loves being the center of attention, but he hated the negative effect the program had on their relationship. And Tinsley, is desperate to make the relationship work and was out of the group as it was. "
Mortimer joined the RHONY chosen for Season 9 in 2017, and met Kluth immediately through her former co-star Carole Radziwill, who organized them on a blind date. Since then, Tinsley Mortimer and Scott Kluth separated and met again several times, and she said in the past that it was RHONY That was causing problems in their relationship.
"He tried. It was too much for him," Mortimer said when they separated last summer. "My life is my life. The show is an important part of my life. I understand that there are people who don't always want to expose themselves to that and I can't assume they would. It's a give and take. "
Season 12 of Royal Housewives of New York It will premiere in Bravo in the spring of 2020.