by Free Britney at

Last night's The Real Housewives of New York Season 6 Episode 6 shaped up to be a battle royale between Heather Thomson and Aviva Drescher.

Even by their standards.

If you asked any fan to watch The Real Housewives of New York City online and tell you which of the two they felt was more insane, Aviva would win.

Typically, that is.

Heather Thomson and Aviva Drescher

Heather made a strong case for bad taste and general off-her-rocker behavior this week, though and only helped Aviva play the victim card convincingly.

So what happened on The Real Housewives of New York City Season 6 Episode 6? It began with an Aviva and Heather make-up, sans any real making up.

After Heather invited Aviva to her 10-year anniversary party as a peace offering, Aviva said yes, only to have Heather uninvite her later. Via text, natch.

Oof. She just felt that it was "too soon" and not a good place to move forward with things ... "holla!" Now that's a great way to end an uninvited text.

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by Free Britney at

The Real Housewives of New York City Season 6 Episode 3 featured a major dose of Kristen Taekman, and fans seeing the new wife more than ever before.

Turns out she's a lot less predictable than thought, and she's got a temper!

We suppose that's not a big surprise. Would fans watch The Real Housewives of New York City online if she were some boring, demure and classy chick?

Kristen was enlisted by her husband to do an all-terrain road race that required her to compete hardcore and get dirty doing it. She was not a big fan.

Both Kristen's husband and Heather Thomson promised not to leave her side during the event, which they did, and which she was far from pleased about.

After she cramped up, her friends and husband completed the race ahead of her, which is admittedly no fun, but her reaction? Not exactly laid back.

To say the absolute least.

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by Free Britney at

The Real Housewives of New York City Season 6 Episode 2 asked the time-honored question: Does being on a Bravo show make you a real writer?

Brandi Glanville would argue yes. Carole Radziwill? Probably not. Since unlike every other unreal housewife on the network, she actually is a writer!

It's not Brandi who brings this to the forefront, of course, but Aviva Drescher, who recently secured a book deal simply because she's on the reality show.

Naturally, this sets up this week's primary RHONY beef: Carole vs. Aviva.

The combination of resentment and Aviva's utter lack of self-awareness is classic. "Writing is fun!" Aviva says, or "like jamming out a long e-mail!"

Hey, she can Tweet, and a publisher just gave her money. Suck it, haters.

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by Free Britney at

The Real Housewives of New York City Season 6 Episode 1 reminded us in the long-awaited premiere that marriages, trends and money may come and go.

Cat fights, on the flip side, are forever.

After almost two years of having to watch The Real Housewives of New York City online to get our fix, the show is back with new episodes at last.

On the Season 6 premiere, we met a new housewife, Kristen Taekman, and the cattiness hit at an all-time high with the ladies ganging up on Aviva Drescher.

Season 6 opens with Carole Radziwill‘s author photo shoot, then Ramona Singer paying co-star Sonja Morgan a visit at her Upper East Side apartment.

“New haircut, new boys,” Sonja says, and she's got both. We see her new 'do as well as the new 20-something boy she's doing later in the episode.

Soon enough, the discussion turns to Aviva and how no one likes her. Ramona labels her “vicious,” adding that she has “really nothing to say to her.”

Good thing Heather is throwing her birthday party and all ladies will be confined in the same club and there to gang up on her with cameras rolling!

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by Alana Altmann at

The Real Housewives have been serving up juicy reality TV drama since back in 2006 when it all started in the OC.

Ah, it's hard to remember life before these ladies graced our screens...

But there once was a time before the bling, fame, and public cat fights.

We've got the pictures to prove it. Let's take a trip to the past, shall we?

Check out some of the best of the best throwback photos of some of your favorite Real Housewives of Orange County, Beverly Hills, Atlanta, Miami, N.Y.C. and N.J.!

Real Housewives: Before They Were Reality Stars!
Aww, look at young Beverly Hills Housewife Kyle Richards!
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Kyle Richards: Before The Real Housewives

1. Kyle Richards: Before The Real Housewives

Aww, look at young Beverly Hills Housewife Kyle Richards!


Joyce Giraud: Before The Real Housewives

2. Joyce Giraud: Before The Real Housewives

All hail Beverly HIlls' Joyce Giraud, beauty queen and former Miss Puerto Rico.


Lisa Vanderpump: Before The Real Housewives

3. Lisa Vanderpump: Before The Real Housewives

Aww, Beverly Hills housewife Lisa Vanderpump showed off this sweet flashback photo.


Brandi Glanville: Before The Real Housewives

4. Brandi Glanville: Before The Real Housewives

RHOBH's Brandi looks like she hasn't aged in over 10 years!


Yolanda Foster: Before The Real Housewives

5. Yolanda Foster: Before The Real Housewives

Beverly Hills beauty and former model Yolanda Foster looks stunning while posing with her babies.


Cynthia Bailey: Before The Real Housewives

6. Cynthia Bailey: Before The Real Housewives

Guess who? This little cutie is Atlanta's Cynthia Bailey.


Kandi Burruss: Before The Real Housewives

7. Kandi Burruss: Before The Real Housewives

Atlanta's Kandi Burruss shared this throwback photo. Love it!


Bethenny Frankel: Before The Real Housewives

8. Bethenny Frankel: Before The Real Housewives

Two housewives for the price of one! Kyle Richards posted this blast from the past of her hanging with Bethenny Frankel.


Joanna Krupa: Before The Real Housewives

9. Joanna Krupa: Before The Real Housewives

Miami's Joanna Krupa is a successful model. Look at this 2008 Maxim cover!


Caroline Manzo: Before The Real Housewives

10. Caroline Manzo: Before The Real Housewives

Jersey's own Caroline Manzo as a curly-haired teen.


Danielle Staub: Before The Real Housewives

11. Danielle Staub: Before The Real Housewives

It's no secret that former Jersey housewife Danielle Staub has an interesting past... Here's a pic of her modeling a bikini!


Kim Richards: Before The Real Housewives

12. Kim Richards: Before The Real Housewives

Kim Richards was a major child star. Check her out on the set of Magnum P.I. back in 1982.


Sonja Morgan: Before The Real Housewives

13. Sonja Morgan: Before The Real Housewives

NYC's Sonja Morgan had one heck of an '80s 'do! Nice work.


Jacqueline Laurita: Before The Real Housewives

14. Jacqueline Laurita: Before The Real Housewives

NJ's Jacqueline Laurita was a blonde back in the day.


Melissa Gorga: Before The Real Housewives

15. Melissa Gorga: Before The Real Housewives

Another adorable young housewife... This baby photo belongs to Jersey's Melissa Gorga.


Tamra Barney: Before The Real Housewives

16. Tamra Barney: Before The Real Housewives

OCs Tamra was quite the bodacious bikini babe. Still is!


Gretchen Rossi: Before The Real Housewives

17. Gretchen Rossi: Before The Real Housewives

Can you guess which housewife this photo is of? You're looking at little Gretchen Rossi.


Ramona Singer: Before The Real Housewives

18. Ramona Singer: Before The Real Housewives

Ramona and Mario had a totally tubular bikini party once upon a time.


Click through the many classic shots of big '80s hair, ridiculous outfits, and adorable baby pics along the way and tell us: Who's your favorite housewife?

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by Hilton Hater at

The Real Housewives of New York City cast is typically known for slamming one another with every insult known to man.

So why are LuAnn de Lesseps, Carole Radziwill, Aviva Drescher, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan and Heather Thomson actually coming together for a change?

Because they want to get paid!

Real Housewives Reunion Special

According to TMZ, the six ladies were offered new, individual contracts by Bravo for Season 6 this week.

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by Nosy Neighbor at

The Real Housewives of New York City reaches its less than explosive conclusion in Reunion Part 2. Who wants blood? Who still wants an apology and who just wants toast?

We break it all down in THG's +/- review.

LuAnn Defends Herself

We revisit LuAnn's alleged night with Tomas in St. Barths and even she has to admit the stories she wove sound ridiculous.  Plus 10.

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The Real Housewives of New York City get hot and bothered on part one of their "Reunion" show.  We recap all of the catty confrontations in our THG +/- review.

"Holla!" is what Heather yells out in her opening clip of the show and it's always annoyed me. She thinks it sounds real. Really?  Minus 10. It just sounds silly coming out of a grown woman's mouth. 

Housewives All In

Shocked, worried, and sad were the reactions when the new Housewives came on board and the old were let go.  Who knew that boring and annoying would be the end result for the season. Minus 15.

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It's The Real Housewives of New York City and "All's Well that Doesn't End Well" in this season finale. As a matter of fact there are moments when it's downright painful.

We recap the anger, arguments, and lack of apologies in THG's +/- review.

George Confront Ramona

Has anyone else had enough of the new girls this season?  Aviva is crazy but it's hard to be entertained when she's screeching every time she's on the screen.  On the flip side Heather and Carole are simply boring.  Minus 20.

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The Real Housewives of New York City comes back from vacation and "What Happens in St. Barths Doesn't Stay in St. Barths." We'll break down all the self righteous ranting and why Karma's a bitch in THG's exclusive +/- review.

The ladies make their way back to the city where their trip to St. Barths is rehashed until I thought I'd be nauseous if I heard about it one more time. Minus 12.

But the one thing no one is talking about…Luann and Tomas.  As Luann hangs all over her French boy toy everyone wonders what he knows but no one says a word.

Minus 8. I know it's unusually good manners on their part but I'm a bit disappointed that Luann didn't have to own up to her cheating ways.

Can LuAnn hold onto Jacques

Luann is still in baby making mode, even while Jacques takes off for two weeks to France.  I suppose with the magic of in-vitro-fertilization anything is possible.  I'm still surprised Luann isn't pushing for a ring on her finger first.

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