The drama continues. Real Housewives of New York City stars Sonja Morgan and Tinsley Mortimer tell Life & Style in exclusive interviews that their relationship still has a long way to go before reconciliation.
The bitter arguments between Tinsley and Sonja were a central storyline on RHONY this season. But tensions supposedly eased once Tinsley moved out of Sonja’s town house, and the three-part reunion (which wraps up Aug. 30) “ended up being therapeutic,” Tinsley says. “We talked it out.”
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In that case, they need to do a lot more talking. Sonja reveals to Life & Style that she still resents Tinsley’s behavior when she was living under her roof — a difficult period Sonja says lasted from September 2016 through this March.
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“She never did anything,” Sonja explains. “My assistant did everything for her. He cleaned her suite, and each time she never thanked him. She would walk around and say, ‘Where is my computer charger? Where is my TV?’ This is not a hotel.”
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“Tinsley is very insecure,” Sonja continues. “I was trying to teach her to be a good friend, but I didn’t.”
"Our friendship is definitely bruised,” Tinsley adds, “and we have a way to go to fix this.” Sonja and Tinsley agree that their once-close friendship suffered from a lack of communication. While Sonja complains Tinsley hardly ever socialized with her when they were roomies, Tinsley counters, “I was trying to be respectful. In my eyes, a good houseguest stays out of the way.”
For his part, RHONY exec producer and reunion host Andy Cohen hopes the duo can eventually hug it out. “I just want peace in the Middle East,” he quips to Life & Style.
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