Once upon a time Bethenny Frankel had a talk show. Ramona Singer walked off with a dress from said talk show and then lied about its whereabouts. They fought about it more than once, but now it's just for fun and joked about. The best resolution to a Real Housewives fight.
The Real Housewives of Potomac burst on the scene with fights about etiquette. You see, you should let the birthday girl sit in the middle. You should also not let your friends go upstairs or something. It was pretty ridiculous, but continued throughout the whole season up until Ashley's husband surprised her on their girl trip.
Teresa Aprea, one of the newbies on The Real Housewives of New Jersey, decided she'd get some screentime with a beef with the OG Teresa, Teresa Giudice. Teresa G. wasn't really having it, given what was going on with her off camera, can you blame her? Teresa A. was mad at Teresa G. for listening to rumors Victoria Gotti started…or repated…whatever, rumors Victoria Gotti shared and then furthered them by telling Dina Manzo. Teresa G. apologized and it was put to bed. Sort of.
Lizzie Rovsek, one of two new RHOC ladies, had beef with Tamra Judge thanks to a birthday party ditching. And then there was a game of Marry, Screw, Kill. Yes, these women got into a tiff over Marry, Screw, Kill. Only on Real Housewives!
Newbie Jules Wainstein doesn't seem to understand how the show works. She took issue with the women talking about Luann de Lesseps when Luann wasn't there and then launched into a tirade against Bethenny Frankel, accusing her of belittling people with her humor and spreading rumors about her marriage, among other things. Bethenny got defensive during the dinner accusations and revealed she's been keeping Jules, who has been open about her eating disorder, at arm's length due to her own experience with her mother's battle with the disease. Bethenny has never been one to immediately get along with newbies, but she's not one to start rumors about marriages.
Kenya Moore and Kim Fields didn't really start out well. Throughout the season, Kenya didn't like that Kim didn't think the two were on the same level career-wise. Things reached a peak when Cynthia Bailey chose Kim's direction for her commercial and while in the Bahamas shooting it, Kenya started talking about Kim's husband being gay. Obviously Kim was not pleased.
New girl Kristen Taekman battled her good friend Heather Thomson while on vacay in Montana because: 1. Wine. 2. Kristen thought Heather was being bossy and disrespectful. They shared some words, had some heated confessional barbs, but ultimately smoothed things out.
The Lisas squared off after a whole season of talk about Yolanda Hadid. Did LVP encourage Lisa Rinna to talk about Munchausen's by proxy syndrome? The world may never know, but other women accused LVP of manipulating things. It was such a negative experience for her that sources said it's why she almost didn't return.
Never, ever come after Bethenny Frankel's business. Even if it's unintentional. Sonja Morgan learned this the hard way when she told B about her new line of alcohol and restaurant titled "Tipsy Girl." Tipsy Girl, Skinnygirl, you can see why Bethenny took issue. The two eventually patched things up on a party bus to a casino, but nothing ever stays buried on The Real Housewives.
If you're going to be on a boat with The Real Housewives you can certainly expect a boat fight. Porsha Williams and Cynthia Bailey got into after a few cocktails and the term "whatever, bitch." You see, "bitch" was used as a term of endearment all day, but when Porsha added "whatever," well, that set Cynthia off. Things escalated rather quickly with kicks and lunges.
The Real Housewives of Melbourne had a wonderful first season—seriously, watch it!—ripe with drama. At the center of most of it was Gina Liano, the fabulous and self-described "ultimate drag queen" barrister. Gina infamously clashed with the shine-shine-shining psychic Jackie Gillies over a reading Jackie did where she said somebody's man was having an affair. Stuff was blown out of proportion and after half a season they quashed their beef.
So here's what happened: Brandi loves hanging with Eileen because she's watched her on TV for years. Brandi, Eileen, Lisa Rinna and Yolanda went out. Brandi had some wine and demanded Eileen slip into her soap opera character and be a big B. Eileen wasn't feeling it. Brandi had some more wine and offered Eileen $40 for a diva hair flip. Eileen still wasn't having it. Brandi threatened to throw wine at Eileen if she didn't comply. Eileen didn't comply. Wine was thrown. The two "made up" the next day. A necklace was given. But is anything really ever put to bed?
Who would've thought the most drama on The Real Housewives of New Jersey would come from one of the dudes? Jim Marchese, Amber Marchese's polarizing husband, pissed off just about everybody over the course of the season. It all culminated at the reunion where even Andy Cohen got in on it with some light hating. Jim brought his "documents" to the reunion where he tried to expose Bobby, Nicole's boyfriend, as basically a fame whore.
Don't attack Vicki's looks! Gretchen Rossi and Vicki Gunvalson were never the best of friends, but they went at it after Slade Smiley called her ugly, Vicki called Slade a deadbeat, etc. Lots of shouting happened while they were dressed in clothing from the '80s.
Jeana Keough came back to RHOC and stirred up the drama. At a party, Tamra Judge and Jeana got into it after Tamra said Jeana had been talking to the press about her ex-husband Simon and their relationship. Tamra threw a cease and desist letter in Jeana's face, to which Jeana responded "I'll throw your skinny little ass in the pool." Then Tamra threw the wine in the now-classic Housewives fight move.
Bethenny Frankel is no stranger to getting heated, especially when it comes to her business. Dorinda Medley's boyfriend John Mahdessian already put a sour taste in B's mouth and further upset her when he charged her with stealing her business idea from the Skinny Cow folks. Their fight at Dorinda's bra party was one for the record books, and the apology, which turned into another argument, just made everything even worse (and more entertaining for viewers).
Related to the Carole Radziwill and Luann de Lesseps fight, Bethenny Frankel just lost it at Dorinda Medley's house. She launched into a tirade about Luann being a hypocrite and called her out for sleeping around and trying to take credit in helping create Skinnygirl. They quickly quashed the beef somehow, but it was an hours-long fight in a confined space.
While not a screaming match or a physical altercation, the ladies of The Real Housewives of Orange County investigated and called out Brooks Ayers for his cancer claims. Things escalated off screen when Brooks presented forged medical documents to E! News and the ladies basically shunned Vicki Gunvalson.
We waited all season for this: "The only thing artificial or fake about me…IS THIS!" And with that, Aviva Drescher walked off into the sunset to appear on various reality shows.
Kristen Taekman made her splashy Real Housewives of New York City debut by tangoing with Ramona Singer. First Kristen pretty much ruined her blowout when she splashed her back while at a spa. Then, while in the Berkshires, Kristen heard Ramona talking smack in a canoe. More splashing happened. Ramona tossed her wine AND her wine glass in retaliation. Kristen bled a little and their feud continued until finally enough was enough. Sort of.
New girl on the Real Housewives of Orange County Shannon Beador was so fresh and so real. She handled the camera's pressure and its affects on her marriage like a pro, with the occasional meltdown, but really when you think about it, it was very professional. Professional Real Housewives style. Here's what happened: Shannon confided in Tamra Judge about her marriage troubles. Tamra then gossiped to Heather Dubrow, who then talked about it with some other random ladies. This got back to Shannon and her husband David and when Shannon confronted Heather, well, things got worse. And worse. But then they got better?
The former BFFs ended things on a nasty note when Tamra supposedly mouthed off to Vicki and boyfriend Brooks. Vicki yelled (a lot), pointed at her and ended their relationship…until the following season where they rebuilt.
Gina Liano and Andrea Moss engaged in a war of the words over several episodes of The Real Housewives of Melbourne. Why? Well, Gina was late for tennis day. Then she apparently left a ton of makeup all over Andrea's bathroom. She then proceeded to wear heels on Andrea's tennis court. That was just one day. And then Janet Roach ratted out Gina about their bathroom conversation and C-word hurling. Janet then got mad that Gina is late. Or something. Plus, Lydia Schiavello took offense to a bunch of stuff Gina said. Emails with legal language were sent with people CCed. The ladies of Melbourne warred and it all culminated with Gina calling Andrea an "insignificant ass hair" during the reunion.
Brandi Glanville and new cast member Joyce got right to arguing on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Brandi decided Joyce Giraud wasn't the right name for the new reality star, so she called her Jacqueline, and "drunkish"-ly declared, "Joyce is a big fat pig." Some "jokes" about Joyce not being able to swim were thrown around and the two never made up.