She hasn’t dropped her apple simply but.
Leah McSweeney took to Instagram to make clear that she hasn’t been fired from “Real Housewives of New York City” after calling herself a “former ‘Real Housewife of New York’” in a TikTok posted yesterday.
Given the continuing saga round Bravo’s overhaul of the present, followers took the phrasing as affirmation she’d gotten the boot.
But McSweeney, 40, begged to vary in a brief video she posted to Instagram Stories a few hours after sharing the TikTok.
“OK, I used to be not making an attempt to trigger a commotion … I wasn’t making an attempt to make some main announcement saying I’m a ‘former “Housewife” of New York,’” she started whereas seemingly strolling down a New York City sidewalk.
“The present hasn’t been on, or it hasn’t filmed in a yr and a half. So why would I name myself a ‘Housewife?’ Just saying ‘former,’ it’s not a huge deal.”
She continued, “I’m on the ‘Ultimate Girls Trip’ [Season 3] and I’ll be at BravoCon, and I can’t wait see everyone there” — referencing her upcoming appearance at BravoCon 2022
“Shabbat shalom,” McSweeney concluded, signing off.
McSweeney, the designer behind streetwear label Married to the Mob, is among the many newer faces of “RHONY,” having debuted on the present in 2019 after Bethenny Frankel’s second exit.
McSweeney starred on Seasons 12 and 13.
Back in March 2022, Bravo announced a retooling of “RHONY,” which coincided with subpar scores and a disjointed dynamic among the many forged — additionally together with collection OGs Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan and the present’s first black “Housewife,” newcomer Eboni K. Williams.
The plan, as described to Variety by producer and showrunner Andy Cohen, has been to create a new model of “RHONY” from scratch — particularly, with an all-new forged together with a bevy of so-called influencers like Texan-turned-New Yorker Lizzy Savetsky.
Meanwhile, established personas shall be relegated a spinoff tentatively titled “RHONY: Legacy.”