The 1st season of ‘RHONY’ since Bethenny Frankel left is about to premiere, and Ramona Singer has quite a bit to say. She tells us completely why she feels filming was ‘extra enjoyable and lightweight’ this time round!

The first season of The Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis since Bethenny Frankel left the present is about to premiere, and OG forged member Ramona Singer says to anticipate one thing totally different. Ramona spoke to MeSlop EXCLUSIVELY about season 12, and confessed that she felt there was a “totally different vitality” whereas filming with out Bethenny. “I feel the previous few seasons it received too darkish. It’s gentle this season, it’s very gentle,” Ramona stated. “Without Bethenny it was a special sort of freedom to be collectively. It was a special vitality. We’re all allowed to shine and present ourselves in several methods.”

Bethenny, who joined RHONY in its first season, in 2008, introduced that she was leaving the present in August 2019. In her assertion, Bethenny thanked Bravo for the “magical trip,” and defined that she desires to “spotlight the energy, confidence and unstoppable energy that ladies have.” The Skinny Lady mogul advised MeSlop EXCLUSIVELY in January that she had simply determined it was the best time to exit the present. “I like to go away when one thing for me is at its peak and I used to be speaking to Bravo about many various issues and I simply determined let’s roll, it’s time to go,” she defined.

The RHONY forged was apparently “blindsided” by Bethenny’s abrupt departure, however they’ve undoubtedly appeared to recover from the shock. As Ramona put it in our interview, filming season 12 was really “extra enjoyable” with out Bethenny there! “I simply know with out her we had been lighter, deeper, extra distinctive, and extra enjoyable,” she stated. “It was a special sort of factor as a result of there was nobody there criticizing us. It was simply lighter. That’s all I’m going to say, it’s simply lighter. It was a lot lighter with out her and a special vitality. After which due to that, it didn’t get darkish.”

Bethenny was the middle of loads of drama all through her 11 years on RHONY, and that included beefs with the Ramona Coaster. Most notably, the 2 ladies traded barbs all through season 9, main as much as one of the crucial explosive fights in Actual Housewives historical past. Their Berkshires confrontation is stuff of Bravo legends!

MeSlop additionally spoke to their RHONY co-star, Dorinda Medley, who felt considerably totally different than Ramona about Bethenny’s exit. “I feel the nice factor was the way in which they addressed [Bethenny leaving RHONY] proper off the bat,” Dorinda advised us EXCLUSIVELY. “I really like the way in which that the present allowed us to form of break the fourth wall, and every of us simply have our response to it. After which, rise up and simply begin our job. I imply, as Luann says, ‘the present should go on.’ A loss, and a success for us. She’s an awesome Housewife.”

Dorinda actually burdened how superior she thinks Bethenny is — and all of the Housewives, in actual fact! “We’re so totally different, which is what makes us nice. Every of us are a special ingredient to an awesome cake. And, it’s a loss if you lose an ingredient. There’s little doubt about it, however I feel the women work actually arduous, and actually produced an awesome present.”

The Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis season 12 premieres April 2 at 9:00pm on Bravo. Tune in!