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Here's How Dorinda Medley Explains Her RHONY Finale Blow-Up Over Tinsley Mortimer

Watch an exclusive preview of tonight's The Real Housewives of New York City to hear what Dorinda tells Leah McSweeney about her on-screen explosion

By Brett Malec Sep 24, 2020 1:00 PMTags
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Do not say the word "Tinsley" around Dorinda Medley.

E! News has an exclusive preview of The Real Housewives of New York City's final reunion episode, airing tonight at 9 p.m. on Bravo. The first look opens with host Andy Cohen bringing up the season 12 finale, which ended with Leah McSweeney making a toast to Tinsley Mortimer, causing Dorinda to explode in a fit of rage before storming out of the party.

"What was going through your mind when that happened?" Andy asks.

"I was kind of shocked," Leah admits. "I was bummed because I was about to give them props and tell then, you know, I love them and appreciate them had a grea time with them. But obviously that word 'Tinsley' just set it off."

"We did talk," Leah adds. "Dorinda did call me the next morning and was very upset and apologized to me."

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Andy turns his questioning to Dorinda with, "Why did the mere mention of Tinsley's name..."

"Well, I think that it wasn't authentic," Dorinda interrupts.

"What, me saying it?" Leah asks. 

"No, I just thought it was like, she wasn't there. I thought we did such a great job as a group after she left halfway through the season, I was surprised we were going back to that," Dorinda, who recently announced she's leaving RHONY, explains.

Leah adds, "But I wanted to give her, I wanted to mention Tinsley because Tinsley was an important person to me in terms of you guys to."

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"And that's why I called you the next day," Dorinda responds dryly.

To see how Leah and Dorinda's convo about Tinsley ends, watch The Real Housewives of New York City tonight at 9 p.m. on Bravo. Binge RHONY any time on Peacock!

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