Prior to season six of The Real Housewives of New York City, LuAnn de Lesseps role was reduced from primary cast member to "friend," meaning that she appeared in fewer episodes for dramatically reduced pay.

Now it seems the move was more of a blow to LuAnn's ego than to her pocketbook, as the the Countess is reportedly willing to do anything to star in season seven as a full-fledged Housewife - including work for free.

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According to preliminary reports, every Real Housewife of New York has been fired except for Ramona Singer. It's all a bit ironic in that, from the looks of things, Ramona won't be a wife of any kind for much longer.

Earlier this year, Singer filed for divorce from her husband Mario in the wake of cheating allegations. In a last-ditch effort to save their marriage, however, the Singers recently took a trip to St. Barth's - and things went about as disastrously as you might expect:

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