I Hate Jill Zarin What Is Going On Jill? June 30, 2010

I Hate Jill Zarin                   What’s Going on Jill Zarin?                           June 30, 2010

Does it anger you when people in the public eye try to get one over on you?  When politicians or corporate executives put out statements trying to sway public opinion?  Movie and Television studio’s release garbage and tell you that it’s gotten “Rave Reviews”?  Later you find out the “rave review” is from an unknown, made up media outlet.  Even movie, television and radio personalities will sometimes try to release statements to make themselves look better when they have clearly done wrong!  They’re not above lying and twisting the truth. 

The public is oftentimes treated as if we’re stupid, don’t you think so?  It irritates me to no end.  When I find out the truth behind some of these lies, I want to get the word out to unsuspecting people who may not have heard the truth or just may not have had the time to have gotten all the facts straight.  It sometimes shocks me when I read comments or tweets from people who buy into this nonsense. 

One thing that I know for sure, I’m not stupid and people who read my blog are not stupid! 

Maybe some of you have seen the new names that have popped up all over the internet including Twitter, Facebook and commenters on internet blogs and articles.  These “trolls” as I call them, are supporting Jill Zarin and ripping apart Alex McCord and Simon VanKempen . 

There are maybe 5-6 different names out there on Twitter, for example, who are harassing Alex / Bethenny fans and supporting Jill. It is my belief that there are one or possibly two people behind this entire campaign.  I also believe that Jill Zarin is behind it, it is her “people” masquerading as RHONY fans.   Let’s look at the facts and you’ll see how I came to this conclusion. 

All of these new accounts appeared on Twitter at exactly the same time.  All of them follow each other on Twitter.  All of them have the exact same writing style.  All of them attack Alex and Bethenny’s supporters with the vicious writing of extreme hate.  All of them attack Alex and Simon using excerpts from their book, Little Kids, Big City.  All of these trolls use similar numbers in their names, most do not reveal where they live, those that do reveal where they live, claim to live in NYC.  These trolls do not tweet at the same time.  These trolls will attack Bethenny’s fans, but never Bethenny, yet they do go after Alex and Simon.  These trolls have been just recently posting positive reviews on Amazon.com  for Jill Zarin’s book (luckily Amazon has some pretty smart people and have removed them)   I have come to the conclusion as most of you have, that there is one person behind all of this and it is Jill Zarin!

Where were these people all season while Jill was getting hammered in the press, on Twitter, on Facebook and on Amazon?   They sat back all season while their hero was lambasted then waited until the season ended to come out and defend Jill Zarin?

As explained to me, after the final episode of RHONY aired on Bravo, the ongoing research of the cast’s popularity continues and intensifies.  Bravo looks at blogs, articles, Twitter and Facebook followers.   They watch their Bravotv.com site to see who’s getting the most attention, they have their own star system for photos and videos for fans to click.  Bravo wants to know who we (the fans) like and who we don’t, who we are talking about and who we’re ignoring.  Now is the time for the fans to be heard, now is when Bravo can see who we support and who we hope never to see again and they are listening to us. 

So what better time for Jill Zarin to pull her ace in the hole?  She’s trying to flood the internet with her own supporters.  Of course she’s deleting any negative comments on her blog, she doesn’t want Bravo’s researchers to see anything negative about her.  Jill wants her golden apple back next season so badly she can taste it!  We haven’t seen a whole flock of new supporters for Alex or Bethenny, not for Sonja or Ramona or even Luann.  Only Jill’s “new” supporters have come out of the woodwork in support of the most hated housewife in history.  Suddenly Jill is quiet and hasn’t said anything about her cast mates? 

So I ask you all, do you feel like Jill thinks we’re all stupid?  Do you think that Jill is trying to manipulate fans of RHONY?  Do you feel like Jill is attempting to stack the deck in her favor?  Does it infuriate you the way it does me?  I certainly hope that Bravo’s research team are smarter than Jill Zarin and have the sense of Amazon’s team.  I can see right through this stunt that Jill is trying to pull.  What do you all think? 

I have just one thing to say to Jill Zarin, we are NOT stupid and we still hate you!  (ok that’s two things)

Until Next Time……….

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428 Responses to I Hate Jill Zarin What Is Going On Jill? June 30, 2010

  1. Absurd says:

    Yes, they are everywhere, including every blog with a negative word to say about Zarin. Ramona and Mario Singer were correct in season 2 when they said this woman had nothing to do…it’s obviously true. I’m sick of her.
    Go away.

  2. Ooh Lynn! Your blog looks great but I’ll have to read it a bit later.

    Very timely as new troll on Amazon. Or maybe old one using someone’s real name account? Does have that “dog with bone”, “na-na-na-na-na-na” type banter. LOL!

    Insulting and attacking Alana from the start in its review and her comments section.

    Jill’s book sales will plummet again! LOL!

  3. Quincy IL says:

    I think Bravo interacts with Jill Zarin daily and they know Jill. Bravo’s goal is to make money so Jill will be back even if the entire world hates them Kathy Griffin has affended 99.99% of the planet’s Human population and her D list has a time slot. Being mean sells.

    I see people like Jill in the real world. I avoid them like the plague.

    Jill is the NYC equivalent of Danielle. She creates her own reality where someone is supposed to play a role and say the words that she wants them to say. When individuals say, “No,” to Jill she freaks out and goes on the attack. That’s what is happening with facebook, twitter, and her dot com.

    Luckily for me, I am a microbiologist/immunologist and I know how to deal with the plague: identify, isolate, and use plague destroying antibiotics to destroy the infection. I think this blog is doing an excellent job in all three of these tasks.

    Jill, you are Yersinia pestis. There Lynn, Jill is going to be horrified when she reads this. rotfl.

    • Night Light says:

      DO NOT compare Jill Zarin to Kathy Griffin! Kathy might offend people as many comedians do she is not mean spirited like Jill. I love Bethenny but she is no Kathy. Kathy is straight up a comedian with no other agenda than to make you laugh. Jill wants attention and doesn’t know how to be a friend and worst of all is conniving.

      • error 404 says:

        Yeah, D-List was a bad example. Maybe Kell on Earth, or Hell’s Kitchen? Shows where the main star being a totally asinine excuse for a human makes it popular.

        But, as that awful photo show after D-List ( double exposure?) proves, bad people fighting about nothing for an entire hour can be ZZzzzzzzzz too.

      • sophie says:

        Kathy Griffin is an equal opportunity offender. That’s her schtick…Jill is completely different. Kathy is upfront about what she does. Jill is a weasel and goes behind your back.

    • anitabee says:

      Quincy, I love reading your post but Kathy Griffin is funny. In no way does is she mean and hurt the people that work with her or her friends. Sometimes she is does make fun of celebrities but honestly they are the ones that put themselves out there and she just points it out to us.

      The D-List is now in its 6th season. People still want to see Kathy because she makes us laugh.

      No one wants to see Jill.

      • MAMAZ says:

        Insult humor has been around for a long time. Don Rickles and Joan Rivers are good examples. Kathy Griffin also pokes fun at herself a lot.

    • TLM says:

      I don’t know that JZ is the *equivalent* of Danielle. Jill is just annoying, but I’m not afraid of her. I am afraid of Danielle. Jill only surrounds herself with freaks like Paris Hilton, not mob-connected people on parole who make implied threats to harm or kill others.

    • TLM says:

      Jill does not have the talent, wit or humor to be a Kathy Griffin or a Bethenny. During Season 1, all she did was steal Bethenny’s quips and many times tried to pass them off as her own. This season, she tried to claim she was just “trying to be funny like Bethenny” which was totaly BS. She was being insulting and meant it each time. Kathy G and Bethenny both have sharp tongues, but ultimately they always redeem themselves as people who are kind at heart and are vulnerable themselves. Jill cries almost on cue with crocodile tears to either avoid confrontation or try to gather sympathy, and Jill lies about everything she says and does until she is cornered. Kathy G and Bethenny are ALWAYS upfront about what they have said and will own up to it each time. I don’t think there is any comparison between these women and Jill, including the fact that Bethenny and Kathy G. HAVE REAL JOBS AND SUPPORT THEMSELVES!!! Perhaps people should be telling Jill not to get a hobby (we already know what her hobby is: shopping and manipulating Bawby for more jewelry), but to get an actual JOB! It seems like she has too much time on her hands.

    • Maxine49 says:

      Sorry, luv, but you could not be more wrong about Kathy Griffin. She’s fantastically funny and very, very popular. Comparing her to Jill Zarin is like comparing water to a stone—Jill’s the stone….a stone cold beeeatch!

  4. Maryla says:

    Geez, what a train wreck.

    However, it looks like Jill went and got herself that hobby.

    It is a pathetic hobby, and sad, but this latest frenzied attempt to paint herself in a new light has actually made me feel pity towards her. Which is odd, because I do still hate her at the same time.

    • sophie says:

      This whole thing is taking over Jill like the black plaque. Sure, she’ll be on next season…but I’ll bet you that her husband will not be taking kindly to her newest obsession. And I’ll bet you also that her marriage is in trouble over it. Bet Bobby leaves her next season.

      • sophie says:

        Just saw this am that Jill says she may not appear on the show next season, as she may take a ‘spiritual journey’ instead.

        i.e. her husband said ‘me or the show’…in my humble opinion. I am pretty sure if she doesn’t return, it’s because either Bravo didn’t ask her to, or her husband gave her an ultimatum.

  5. Quincy IL says:

    Lynn, you can tell if the troll is one person by grammar and spelling. Jill is almost illiterate. She writes like a fish monger from that smelly district in Manhattan. I don’t have the time to monitor the tweets or posts that you suspect are from Jill, but someone could keep a file and do an analysis of the writing style.

    My youngest child is a computer guy. The websites that this suspect troll writes too will be picking up their computer address. It’s obvious that Jill is not a genius when it comes to computers and it should be possible to trap her. It’s amazing that she would blame fans of the show for the threats to A Chandler on Amazon when the evidence pointed directly to her account of many years. If a flying monkey minion did that, Jill should consider paying more than minimum wage and hiring someone who knows what they are doing when it comes to the internet.

    • LynnNChicago says:

      Exactly Quincy, the mistake of using “their / there / they’re” wrong is in each and everyone one!

      • Quincy IL says:

        I believe that Jill is irrational like Danielle and Ashley. She will carry her behaviors to the net and she will show her true nature.

    • This “new” troll is J. Samples, again. He said he didn’t care about jill’s book sales rankings–it’s all about Alana. He’s sick in the head and really going off the deep end because Amazon slammed him down.

      If anybody has some time today, maybe email Alana (email is found on her Amazon page) or stop by her comments sections and post a word of support. She’s a strong lady, but this would wear on anybody, I’m sure. :)

      I think Alana should pursue legal channels for a cease and desist order. Hopefully she will soon unless Amazon finally zaps his account.

      • Scorpiosue says:

        From reading Alana’s tweets she is getting hammered by these Jill supporters. It’s disgusting really. There is complete proof that Jill is Susan Saunders and her minions are trying to obliterate good people like Alana, Alex and Simon and any fan of Alex, Simon and/or Bethenny.

        Jill is very telling. When Bethenny got engaged she felt she couldn’t be mean to Bethenny because she knew it would look bad if she was nasty to Bethenny. Then Bethenny was pregnant and then Jill would REALLY look bad if she went after B. Jill didn’t want to be friends. No, she wanted to preserve her image. So now Jill has her minions go after Bethenny fans. Does she not get that people will dislike Jill even more because of this behavior. Lord, a narcissist to the core.

    • MAMAZ says:

      IP addresses are easily changed. Also you can post from an Iphone and the IP will change depending on where you are using the phone.

    • boston02127 says:

      @Quincy–LOL, She rights like a fish monger. Funny and you’re so right.

  6. AlternateReality says:

    I have a bone to pick with Bethenny. Viewed a recent interview on the net, don’t remember the link when she again says to paraphrase “I don’t think we need an I Hate Jill Zarin Holiday”. And something like she’ll be ok and back…

    Well Bethenny…while you were devestated and in shock over the hijinks of the cretin, it was this blog and it’s followers the plastered every single comment section of every single interview and article given by Jill Zarin.

    It was the I hate jill zarin people that brought her down. You don’t think it was the bravo blogs do you? They were intent on maintaining balance week after week while people sat in their homes witnessing some of the most abhorrent behavior they’ve ever witnessed in their lives.

    We know that you got out and have your own show, however Jill has a new target in her sights. She has tried to get Simon fired from his real job. So forgive us Bethenny if some do not view Jill as benign a tumor on civilized society as you can afford to do so now.

    Yes, I do believe your utilizing the term “I hate jill zarin” twice now is a shout out to Lynn. And I understand that it may be better pr for you to take the high road now. However, you can stay on the high road while stating facts simply and clearly as Alex and Simon have. You are not attacking the person, you would be commenting or factually stating the behavior.

    • Quincy IL says:

      Excellent point. The title of the blog is for “Shock and Awe.” One blogger reviewed this site and said that the discussions were tame and very Midwestern in tone. I think you can do more good on the planet by being rational and consistent. Jill believes that if you shout something loud enough it becomes the truth. Diogenes would have a great time stepping over Jill Zarin.

    • LynnNChicago says:

      You know that I’m a huge Bethenny fan but you have a really great point here! Bethenny had no problem with the “I Hate Jill Zarin” people when she was the one being attacked. She’s now suggesting that we back down because she’s out of the line of fire. What about Alex and Simon? Now that Jill has focused her vile hatred on them, we should back down? Sorry Bethenny, I love you and all but I’m not going to let Alex take the hits anymore than I let you take them.

      • Quincy IL says:

        I think Bethenny is shell shocked from her battle with Jill, Kelly and Luann. She wants it all to disappear. Remember, she is a damaged child and she runs away from confrontation in order to survive. She is so busy with her career and baby that I hope everyone cuts her some slack. Bethenny is surviving in NYC. Thank goodness Bethenny found love and some people that care about her. I’d like to give her a hug.

        That said, I hate Jill Zarin. I hate the behaviors that all of the Jill Zarins of the Planet Earth force on the good people like Alex Mccord. I will not step away from insulting Jill Zarin.

        Lynn, we should make a “I hate Jill Zarin” National Day. It would be loads of fun and would probably catch Andy Cohens lazy eye.

      • AlternateReality says:

        B spoke of the “backlash” jill received. Who was the “backlash”?

        You…your posters!…and other blogger ie absurd, reality tea etc.

        Bethenny…This is not an I Love Bethenny Blog, it is a I Hate Jill Zarin Blog.

        • Adgirl says:

          She said it on WWHL after show. She also commented that she believed much of anger towards Jill was on her (Bethenny’s) behalf.
          That is why I think Bethenny said “enough now”. She has stepped away from the Jill war and doesn’t want it continued by her fans.
          @ AlternateReality. You are right, there never would be a truce with Jill waving the white hankie if Lynn hadn’t started this site.
          Plus, we are pissed off as former Jill fans that we were dumb enough to like Jill. It’s not all about Bethenny. Amazongate is what drove us to the boiling point.

          • Scorpiosue says:

            I see it the same way. I think that B. just wants to close the door completely on Jill. That may be fine for B. and I get it. BUT I do think that Jill needs to be held responsible for her reprehensible behavior towards Alex and Simon. Silex are REAL people with REAL feelings, REAL children and REAL jobs. By Jill trying to destroy Silex she is indirectly trying to destroy their family too. Francois and Johan are children and they would be hurt too. Shame on Jill.

            • twoile says:

              I agree!

            • claire says:

              I could not agree more. What worries me about next season is Jill going after Alex. I’m not going to sit through episode after episode with Jill going after her. Now that Alex is in the frame of mind to defend herself, I can see Jill’s fans grabbing that and running with it, claiming that she’s “psychotic” (something Jill was already setting up this past season). I’m glad that Alex is defending herself, but I don’t want it to look like she’s coming down to Jill’s level. As long as she sticks to defending herself and not creating the conflict, she should be fine, and I think she’s smart enough to know that. Still, I’m pretty sure I’m not going to make it through another whole season of Jill out to get somebody.

          • TLM says:

            Bethenny clearly has moved on with her life. According to recent interviews, she still has not gotten together with Jill and said Jill is not in her life. Despite the tears at the end of the reunion, I don’t think she ever went out to lunch with Jill, or that Jill has been invited over to see the baby.

            Honestly I think B is just tired of even hearing the name Jill and being asked about where they stand, because she has moved on. She only made remarks about laying off Jill after other people kept bringing it up.

            I get irked when I hear anyone talk about the “war” between Bethenny and Jill. Bethenny was never “at war” with Jill. It was all one-sided on Jill’s part, Bethenny tried to appease Jill after she flipped out, and Jill rejected her time and time again until B was just worn out. Further, it was obvious J only wanted to make up after finding out B was engaged and pregnant. Frankly I am amazed that Bethenny even wanted to make up with Jill initially after learning Jill told the others not to film with her. If I were Bethenny, *I* would have been the one telling Jill “We’re done” after that. Bethenny was nothing but nice to Jill, and Jill acted like a lunatic, since supposedly her whole feud with B was about “Bawby”, and we learned at the reunion JILL NEVER EVEN TOLD ANYONE THE TRUTH ABOUT BOBBY UNTIL SHE KNEW HE WAS OK!!! So WTF was she attacking Bethenny for? Lunatic!!! Or should I say, Adios, lunatic.

    • babelony says:

      I agree with this, but even more–Alex was there to take the hits for Bethenny. I love Bethenny, but if she doesn’t take up for Silex, I will lose respect for her. She’s not in Jills field of vision right now and she has a show to protect, but her friendship with Siles should mean more to her.

  7. Melinda says:

    it is so obvious to anyone with a modicum of intelligence that it is Jill or someone Jill knows. There is NO WAY all of a sudden these “fans” of hers wait until NOW to say anything!! Plus, attacking others on behalf of someone you “don’t know” is insane…….so frankly, let’s say for shits and giggles that these are not Jill or someone she knows……if I were Jill I wouldn’t want them doing this if I were a GOOD and JUST person…..oh no, I wouldn’t want “strangers” being cruel on my behalf.

    Yea Jill, Bethenny was right…….GET A HOBBY but get one AWAY from the internet!

    great blog!

    • MAMAZ says:

      It could be a JZ fan or fans but you should do some research on internet trolls. This is very typical. Trolls love to attack forums and chat rooms. Its a form of entertainment for them. The higher profile the forum the more they enjoy it.
      Go to any city on Topix to see how trolls operate. Their sole purpose is to disrupt legitimate discussions. They love to hijack the site and drive off regular visitors. There are online troll communities where they talk about their activities. Trolls are very computer savvy. They won’t be caught through an IP address.
      Just google Internet Trolls or you can read this article.

      http://computer.howstuffworks.com/troll1.htm

      • error 404 says:

        so… Jill got a hobby. She’s an internet troll now.

        • anitabee says:

          And a lousy one at that. You’d think she’d be smarter but then again this twit is so cheap she refuses to pay money to have a top rated PR firm do some badly needed spin control.

          Her popularity is still fading. Her book is tanking.

          Thank goodness her plain is failing fast. Like Forest Gump said, “Stupid is as Stupid does”.

          Stupid = Jill Zarin

      • Thanks Mamaz! I don’t understand Trolls – well only not to engagefeed them. But I would like to be better educated on these silly beasties!

  8. Ann says:

    Jill has turned her once golden apple status rotten. You absolutely know she convinced Kelly to go to USVI so she could get all to “gawwwsup” and continued to provoke her each time Krazy Kelly called from there.
    I was proud to be a NY housewife as I truly believe it was the best of the HW franchize. If it comes back with Jill and Krazy Kelly I will NOT watch. The show is no longer entertaining because of them. I have tweeted @bravoandy, @bravotv, posted on message boards etc… this very message and will continue to do just that until they decide NOT to bring them back.

    • I wonder if it was Jill who “forced” kelly to go to the VI? Maybe she told Kelly some wild story and said kelly had to go?

      • anitabee says:

        AFJF:

        Hon – it was Andy Cohen/Bravo that forced her…don’t you remember the reunion?

        I have a feeling that Kelly thinks that giant horse in her living room talks to her and makes her do things. I see her believing that horse is what Bravo uses to communicate with her.

        • TLM says:

          AFJF — it’s pretty rare that something on the Internet makes me laugh out loud, but “I have a feeling that Kelly thinks that giant horse in her living room talks to her and makes her do things” had me in hysterics!!! What’s sad though, is that I think you’re right!!! Would be funny if KCS Cougar did another cartoon with Kelly talking to her fake horse….

      • IMO Jill feed her enough stuff to make her want to go even though she didn’t really want to go. Kelly’s agent likely told her to go as well. Remember, Kelly does what she is told to do and she trusts Jill and her agent. When the reality of what she walked into and her ability or lack of ability to deal with a situation that isn’t what she wants it to be hit her – she lost it, she was removed and she was told to blame Bravo!

        Even an idiot could see that if Jill and LuAnn were not going then it wasn’t a forced trip!

  9. AlternateReality says:

    Lynn, re your blog. Of course jill is going to asked back. Anyone who can raise this much ire in the viewing public and this much discussion is getting a Platinum Apple of a welcome back.

    Jill just can’t stand being hated. She can’t stand that her goal to brand herself has gone pffft! She wanted to be the Queen of NYC not the most hated, laughed at, taunted evil little Chaza that she is. This is killing her.

    No Jill. You will not be doing Pantene (with that face?) or any other endorsement deal. You are not cute, a starlet or funny. You are a grubby, greedy little monster who is now reviled by the very people you so groveled and manipulated to be accepted by. You have Zero credibility with the people who really matter to you. These people are shunning you and refusing to be photographed with you. They are running and hiding when you show up and try to horn in on a charity event. They are rejecting you from their boards.
    Why? Not because of Lynn or this blog. It’s because you are who and what you are!

    People Hate You Jill.

    Period the end.

    • I couldn’t imagine jill doing any commercial with that voice either! Ugh! Like a horn! LOL!

    • Maxine49 says:

      I was horrified to see how truly ugly—inside and out—Jillz was at the reunion. Her face was contorted into the face of a rabid fox….frightening in it’s ugliness….such a reflection of her rotten and fulminating heart. Run, Bawby, run!

      • LynnNChicago says:

        Very ugly! Notice how she called Alex a liar right before she admitted to calling Alex and telling her not to film with Bethenny! She then immediately apologized to Bethenny, yet never once apologized to Alex for calling her a liar. She even tried to wrangle her way out of her comments about Alex at Brooklyn Fashion week, she says it came out wrong but never apologized.

        When she contorts her face like that she is truly ugly! That has to be embarassing for her whole family, Mom, sis, hubby and daughter.

  10. Olivia says:

    It’s pathetic that she has devoted her time to waging a “war” via the internet, Tweets, blogs, and Facebook to maintain a presence on a make believe “reality” show. How desperate she must be to preserve a place on a series that does not feature talent as much as it does a group of women basically involved in doing nothing but shop, gossip, visit plastic surgeons, and attend fashion shows. Because this is essentially what it all boils down to in the end. A group of women, loosely connected, pretending to be “friends” and who offer little beyond their personalities.

    She chooses to do this by offering criticisms of castmembers who she cites as her enemies. If I had the wherewithal to be able to vacation all summer on Long Island I know I would not hesitate to enjoy the bounties her wealth affords her but yet she seems to be devoting much of her spare time on her Blackberry continuously “tweeting” absolute strangers in her campaign to remain viable. Can she get anymore pathetic than this?

    I have never witnessed anything more bizarre than the castmembers of these various franchises who have been given a taste of “make believe fame” who are more than willing to sell their souls, integrity, and their own families in order for a chance to be featured on t.v. even if it means they are showcased in the worst possible light.

    If I had to read the sarcasm, mocking, and the daily comments aimed at my behavior I would not be able to function. Yet these women are on a continual campaign to return for more of the same just to be considered a “celebrity” of sorts.

    They say that cocaine is the most addictive of drugs but I honestly believe that the chance to become a “celebrity” is more powerful as Jill Zarin has proven. She will let nothing stand in her way and if it means taking down another person to achieve that goal she has managed to show that she is quite capable of doing so.

    • HD says:

      Olivia how dare you say all they do is shop, gossip, visit plastic surgeons and go to fashion shows. They do more than that! They go out to eat and drink as well. Let’s be fair here. LOL! (of course I am in total agreement with you!)

    • error 404 says:

      the saddest part is they aren’t even getting rich off of it. Some are even losing money! Fake fame is addictive I guess.

  11. AlternateReality says:

    Posted on Alex’s blog by Christopher London (once a zarin suck up)

    Why is it Alex’s responsibility to disavow an “I Hate Jill Zarin” group? I hate to weigh in yet again, but the women who were cast on the NYC show, with the exception of Bethenny Frankel and Alex McCord were really largely all part of the same network of people in New York City and hence had a greater support network, more friends in the social media and the mainstream media etc. On a one on one level I have never had any issue with Jill, but in my opinion, I think if you were using “The Real Housewives of New York City” to create a brand to market yourself to the world at large, Jill has made herself a caricature of an angry, selfish, manipulative New Yorker. She became the villain of the show, almost like a Tony Soprano of The Real Housewives of NYC, with an effort to get all roads to run through Team Jill Zarin. If you watched the Soprano’s or The Godfather Trilogy you should know, sometimes the don gets whacked, forces align against them etc. Although there is money to be made in the Villain Brand, it may close doors to other opportunities as well. Jill, however, could always appear at The WWF in a Smack down match of all the Bravo Real Housewives with hot tempers (see: Danielle Staub, Jill Zarin, Teresa Giudice, Nene Leakes). But in society and charity circles in New York City and with the charitable community, Alex’s calm earthy demeanor will serve her well and make her a most welcome VIP Guest/Host/Co-Chair. TRUTH is that I think some are envious that Alex McCord’s Civility ends up being the best brand to emerge from RHONY.

    And…

    Having read up stream as you suggested, I find that the points you make are extremely valid and in that regard I think you are quite fair in pointing out that my portrayal of Jill Zarin was overly flattering for presenting a rather “incomplete” picture. Truth told however, covering charity and philanthropy at times is like navigating a mine field. As one of the few Society Editors who takes many or most of his own photos (with the assistance of a small team) and is invited into the trust of people’s private sanctuaries, I do hold back a little, I often listen with my eyes and observe things which bother, frustrate and annoy me. Some aspects of this circuit are a show, a fantasy a fun night out for people who are far more affluent than I am. Other times I get to cover some of America’s top business and political leaders as well as the most generous and highly philanthropic people in America, have a cocktail, a brief chat with them, learn about their life’s work and take their photos. It is fascinating. I never ask for autographs or anything like that. I consider it a moment with history. We are talking about people who have endowed museums, hospitals, endowed foundations etc and have literally changed or improved the fabric of our society and changed the course of human history and it humbles me. In fact, those experiences are primarily the reason I keep doing it. Yet, I have also written about “The Society Show”, questioning how the game is played, the role players, publicists and image makers create environments where all too often the word Philanthropist is thrown about all so easily or attached to someone who merely uses their alleged philanthropic deeds to improve their social brand or standing or to gain access to a pot of gold. In my defense, when I hear about or see a lot of the stuff that goes on behind the scenes, and the so called charity hustle you referred to accurately above, I genuinely want to turn a blind eye to it. I try to focus my energies when I write about the philanthropic under current to focus on the positive, less so the hustlers but in the era of Bernie Madoff, Ken Starr et al etc. its getting harder to do. So my ignoring the hustle of Jill Zarin or others, or taking playful digs while stopping at labeling them a total fraud does not mean I am unaware that often some folks have done things to cross the line like pushing their way into certain events so that they are the ones who get “The Press” from being scene patronizing a particular charity and in essence sucking out all the glory from the event or otherwise behaving like a “Chaza” demanding concessions from retailers and small business owners. But we are living in strange times, and even major cultural organizations in NYC want any kind of celebrities, stars, politicians, gossip girls, real housewives, whomever to attend their events, walk the red carpet because it gets those local events on Television or in pop cultural media. So yes, that I have met some of the greatest philanthropists of our time, folks who have helped establish, sustain and maintain some of the most important and vital institutions, and have found that they are often humble, barely want to be photographed, and will all too gladly step aside for a pretty girl to be photographed because she is wearing a Zac Posen dress and is on some cheesy TV show, or someone who has done so little is interviewed so that they can hock Diet Chocolate, yeah it troubles me. And in the end, when you behave like a Chaza and are in the game of life taking more than you give whether from retailers, soliciting freebee’s etc. it does come back to bite you in the ass more than any blog Chris London could ever write. So getting back to my point, I do not think Alex McCord needed anyone’s advice, because of the manner in which she has conducted herself off screen and on, she can hold her head high in any situation in New York City, whereas I think in these revolutionary times, others may face a less forgiving public and perhaps suffer the same fate, socially speaking, of Marie Antoinette. While I am reluctant to condemn Jill Zarin, I can safely say, that most people I know feel that she and Kelly Bensimon have done the most damage to their reputations from having been on that show, unless they decided to go the route of Danielle Staub. America does love them some crazy people. To quote a friend, who was far more critical of my blog on Jill Zarin, “Who the f__k would buy a book called “Secrets of a Jewish Mother’ from such a mean spirited JAPPY Chaza?”

    Now…this guy is not a part of NYC Society, he chronicles it. He does go to many of the events and remains humble and in his place. He does not behave like a synchopant or seek to insert himself in any way. He is well liked by the real movers and shakers and is always welcome to charity events because of his demeanor. He is telling us of The Downfall of Jill Zarin!

    • AlternateReality says:

      Oh, he is also telling us of the acceptance Alex and Simon are receiving due to their Hard Work with Charity and their Demeanor, Intelligence, Sensitivity.

      This is why Jill is MEEEEELTING like the Wicked Witch of the West.

    • Quincy IL says:

      When I read this kind of analysis, it makes me believe that there is hope for Humanity. Using charity to brand Zarin Fabrics was shocking to me. Thinking that you can get others to donate $100,000 and that was your contribution as was discussed in the meeting at Jill Zarin’s condo was shocking to me too. Who thinks that way?

      Well, I guess Danielle does believe that bringing people to a fundraiser with no tickets purchased and having a friend donate $300 makes Danielle a donor also. It doesn’t make sense to me, but in Jill and her equivalent housewive in NJ, that is the way to go.

      Thank you for the links to the London articles. I would never have seen them if they were linked here.

    • LynnNChicago says:

      Where are these posted? If I can’t find them, most RHONY fans won’t be seeing them either. Can you post the links? I’d like to tweet them.

      • AlternateReality says:

        These are on Alex’s blog in the comments section. It was one of our posters that brought him to his knees on this and made him spill….This is My Point re: Bethenny. Also note, he has more than the two comments I copied here. Enjoy!…ps..also note some of the posters who were bounced from here and some who were not insulting the Lynn poster who was able to intelligently draw these conclusions out.

        http://mccordvankempen.com/blog/?p=115&cpage=1#comments

      • AlternateReality says:

        lynn you can tweet chris…londoninny..go to his site and read his bio…you can also catch the suck up article he had written earlier probably at the urging of zarin…she has used many in the media.

        • LynnNChicago says:

          Thanks for the link..wow, I didn’t see all of that, I remember reading Alex’s blog but never read all of the comments. Yikes! Someone over there doesn’t like me too much! (we’re like the Obama haters?)

          I never ceases to amaze me that people say we’re crazy haters, over the top, etc. These are people who don’t actually READ any of it. I believe we were described by someone who actually READ the blog and comments as “tame” and Midwestern.

          Call us what you will but read it first! Then make an informed decison on what to call us!

    • CuckooforCocoaPuffs says:

      Thank you for posting that!!!

      • MAMAZ says:

        I like the whole comment but particularly the line about “taking more than you give.”

  12. CuckooforCocoaPuffs says:

    I am ducking as I write this, but I don’t think that all these trolls are Jill, or even “directed” by Jill. I think most of this is the work of one or two crazy fans. No matter how many names or accounts he/she or it opens, the writing style is the same, but I don’t think it is the same as Jill’s. I think she “unleashed” these fans on her blog, but I don’t think she had any idea how badly they would represent her. Edie Stone/Beach Mom, Palmer2007 etc etc etc is a lunatic.

    For one thing, Jill is a money hungry woman and the fact that the most recent (until today) round of bullying on Amazon resulted in the sales of her book dropping dramatically would have kept her from doing it again. Secondly, there are word choices that I cannot imagine coming out of her mouth – could she even pronounce “dilettante” much less know what it means?

    The craziness of the Amazon stuff amazes me. From last week’s cutting and pasting to today’s attack on Alana by the crazy ” doctor”, I can only shake my head.

    It takes all kinds to make the world go round, and I understand that some of Jill’s fans just aren’t as intelligent as we are :-) and they believe in her and they take at face value what she says. That some of them are lunatics should be no surprise!

    • Olivia says:

      I agree. Even Casey Anthony has “fans” who are willing to post money to her jail account and have even offered to marry her regardless of the evidence that points squarely to her guilt. The world is filled with enough fools out there who would like to think they are “involved” with these morons even to the extent of denying reality.

    • No, that’s right, but most people are blaming jill for the trolls’ behavior. Consequence of their actions is it’s hurting jill’s book sales. Trolls, like her nephew, are hurting her image too.

      Samples is now on Amazon and said he didn’t care about jill’s books sales ranking, that “it” was about A. Chandler! Obsessed crazy loon!

      • It is like Danielle inciting that goon Danny to act out at the Brownstone – then her talking head looking so innocent says that she didnt make him act that way! Jill is the same type of manipulator – she didn’t do it personally so she doesn’t have to take responsibility for what trolls do………

    • a jill fan says:

      You guys are all lunatics. Don’t you have anything better to do with your time?

      • AlternateReality says:

        does jill?

        oh…and…eat me.

        • MAMAZ says:

          They probably aren’t even Jill Zarin fans. They are just trolls whose only interest is in disruption. They don’t care if JZ or Silex is helped or hurt because of their actions. It’s all just a game to them.

          • bamabelle57 says:

            So true, but Jill did post a glowing review of her book under a false name and got caught red-handed. That makes me believe that some of the troll behavior could be Jill, her people or relatives.

            “Fool me once-shame on you… Fool me twice-shame on me”. Jill Zarin at least deserves some of the blame because of Amazon-Gate… she may not be part of the trolling now, but because of what she has already done… who can trust her?

            Plus-You don’t go after a friend and castmate trying to ruin them financially and smear their names (Bethenny, Simon and Alex) if you are a decent human-being in the first place.

            I don’t know much about Trolls, only that they HATE to be ignored the most. They can harrass and name call but if no-one engages them then they’ll find another site to harrass.

        • fairydusted says:

          Well Hell I am a real housewife so I do have time to read and comment an ANYTHING I please….Oh yeah, Bite me too!

      • pixytrixter says:

        not really, no. If you have something better to do with YOUR time, then by all means, refrain from scrolling through comments you find offensive. It’s not like you were lured here by the title “I Love the classless-vindictive Jill Zarin”.

    • babelony says:

      Maybe not, but she encourages them with her comments. She talks about unleashing her fans on us and there use to be a fan on her FB (Anthony something) who was just nasty, but she never deleted his comments though she would those that weren’t praising her. So her behaviour has incited these fans to act out as they have.

  13. a jill fan says:

    You guys are all lunatics. Don’t you have anything better to do with your time?

  14. AlternateReality says:

    Me thinks the CHRISTOPHER LONDON COMMENTS have caused some pain.

    • You got that right!

    • Ellabean says:

      Bingo ! Alternate Reality, thanks so very much for finding and posting that Christopher London post.

    • They hit Jill where it hurts her the most……..listen? can you hear those society doors closing????

      • Kokuanani says:

        This is one of the things I wonder about: are Jill and Kelly getting the same warm reception in the Hamptons this summer that they did last summer?

        Have their purported “pals” spent any time at all viewing RHONYC and taking note of the vile conduct of both of these vipers?

        Are those “society mavens” and “real friends/fabulous crowd” SO dim that they can’t see Jill & Kelly’s behavior for what it is?

        I’m glad to see the Christopher London items(s) because I’m hoping that his thoughts parallel those of the “fabulous crowd” that Jill and Kelly are trying to impress, and that these folks’ opinions of Jill and Kelly are falling as well.

  15. SueEllen says:

    Do you really think Jill Zarin knows you exist or cares about you? Honestly..i think you give yourself way too much credit Lynn. Any why would Jill do it now? She has double the amount of followers…she doesn’t need the attention. I think you are off.

    • Yep. Definitely hit a nerve! LOL!

    • LynnNChicago says:

      SueEllen,

      I do not give myself too much credit and I know for a fact that Jill Zarin knows I exist. She certainly does not care about my well being if that is what you mean. But this isn’t about me! This is about Jill attacking cast mates. This is about Jill’s underhanded tactics to ensure her place on the show and tryin to get others kicked off the show.

      Why would Jill do it now? Did you read the blog? Now is the most critical time for Jill, Bravo is deciding on next season’s cast NOW. She has double the amount of followers as WHOM? Jill Zarin CRAVES attention, she would go to the opening of a letter if her photo would appear in a blog, she sends press releases about a shopping trip with her daughter to a blogger along with two proposed text insertions. She would take a photo with a barracuda if it would get her on Page 6. She doesn’t need attention? Have you been paying attention?

    • boston02127 says:

      @SueEllen–Read the above blog! Also, it’s known that Jill knows who Lynn is. And yes Jill needs the attention. She lives for attention. In all the years Jill has been around the internet she’s pretty easy to read.

      • Quincy IL says:

        May I add…

        Lynn does not stand alone on this blog. She has the support of many intelligent, educated, and compassionate followers and posters. This is more than a blog because of the interaction of Lynn with the rest of us.

  16. AlternateReality says:

    Fellow posters. Copy and paste the Chris London comments to your notebook. Remember to paste them into the comments section of everything CHAZA ZARIN.

    The Chris London posts are definitely working to bring jill out…

    Thank you Baby Jesus.

    • Done and done! Posted the link and the times for London’s remarks. Can’t post copyrighted stuff on Amazon, but not sure about blog comments so I posted the link.

      • AlternateReality says:

        I read these posts when they were orignally posted and posted them to jill’s blog before i got blocked.

        she is aware of them and is probably thrilled that they never really saw the light of day as much as they should. Society knows and respects the London Blog.

        So…Good for you A former Jill Fan…Kudos to you!

    • Ellabean says:

      Will do. Good times !

  17. Jill Zarin should not be on RHONY next year for a mirad of reasons.

    The three main ones are 1)she is an insubordinate employee of Bravo/Shed Media – by her sort of admission and other cast members confirming the “Don’t Shoot with Bethenny” Campaign. 2)going after another castmember (ALEX) and her husband (SIMON) regarding old photographs that Alex had no control over being published that were taken at her husbands place of work. And 3) disrupting Amazon.com business with an attack on a respected reviewer and turning the review section for her book into a mudslinging blog.

    We watch and read about characters similar to Jill Zarin everyday. That is fiction. What Jill Zarin, the person, has done is not. She should be 1)fired, 2)sued for liable with damages awarded and 3)sued and her book dropped from this business’ offerings!

    And for the last time: I don’t hate the person Jill Zarin because I don’t know her personally. But I do HATE JILL ZARIN who is portraited on RHONY because she is a mean spirited, lying, and nasty natured woman, whom I would rather not see on my television or on the show next year.

    • here's the thing says:

      Jill is not an employee of Bravo or Shed Media. They are independent contractors.

      As far as the “don’t shoot with Bethenny” drama, Bethenny herself admitted that she told the others not to shoot with Kelly during Season 2. So, this is clearly a tactic that is used pretty frequently.

      The Alex nude photos are old news. Nobody cares. If Simon didn’t get fired from his job after the photos were actually released a year ago, what exactly would get him fired now, after Jill’s outburst? It was a cheap blow from Jill, but let’s be real — he is not going to get fired over it.

      The Amazon stuff was lame, but again: no one at Bravo cares what these bitches do off screen. It wasn’t even mentioned at the reunion despite the fact that the story got picked up by multiple outlets.

      • Quincy IL says:

        Jill attemted to harm Simon and Alex’s family by bringing up the photos and lying about the location that the photos were taken. If her plan didn’t succeed is getting Simon fired, she certainly tried her best to destroy them.

  18. Alana's Cat says:

    I fully agree with your analysis, Lynn. This same troll tried to pick a fight with me on Twitter yesterday and ended up revealing himself (accidentally) as the same troll that has been harassing the Amazon discussion. I am not sure if Jill is directly involved, but she certainly knows it is going on and is making no attempt to stop it. That is one of the many reasons her credibility is in the toilet right now.

    • Hey kitty! Exactly right! Same troll; same rantings; same obsession. Same ole Samples. LOL!

      • Said troll is about to throw a major hissy. Demanding Chandler respond to him and she’s ignoring. LOL!

        • AlternateReality says:

          OH..please post the nonsense…I get lost on amazon.

          • Here’s the link to the comments section:

            http://www.amazon.com/review/RA5UPKPM4DJAK/ref=cm_cd_pg_pg284?ie=UTF8&cdPage=284&asin=0525951792&store=books#wasThisHelpful

            Here’s page 283:

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            Thank you! I never cared to read your post. Tell this means absolutely nothing. But, thank you!
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            If you are married to the man and you want to be married to man how is that prostitution? This some other form that they came up with in the last hour? Not by any definition in Merriam-Webster.

            I told you I didn’t have patients today. Is not one else off for 4th of July?
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            Come on Denise you are either A.Chandler or a minion. You know it. It is obvious. You are fighting with me and not the other way around. Have you not seen that there are 4 people who are fighting against me. They are attacking me and I cannot defend myself. Oh and Denise you wouldn’t know a physician terminology if it bit you in the bottom. You are not from a verified acct. You didn’t review the book. You are likely A.Chandler or a minion sent to just be vindictive to anyone who dares to differ on this book from A.Chandler. But, thanks I think you have all successfully give me enough cause to make a case to Amazon that your handles have bullied me. I won’t believe this is possible or even think it would be at my age. Oh Well! Live and Learn!
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            Oh, Samples still here?

            Read Christopher London’s remarks on Alex’s blog. He praises Alex and now slams jill.

            http://mccordvankempen.com/blog/?p=115&cpage=1#comments

            Search for “London” and read his comments at these times:
            June 9, 2010 at 5:16 pm
            June 9, 2010 at 5:58 pm
            June 9, 2010 at 6:20 pm
            June 9, 2010 at 10:34 pm
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            Jennifer Redding says:
            I am waiting on your post. You do understand a neurologist deals with disorders of the nervous system and not mental status. Mental disease bi-polar disorders, depression, etc. is diagnosed by a psychiatrist. I hope you understand that. So, analysis of a mental status is by a psychiatrist. It is a separate residency. A psychiatrist is a mental doctor. I hope you know that a psychologist is not a medical doctors. OK!
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            A. Chandler says:
            Just an FYI. It’s Samples again. Just using someone else’s Amazon account.

            Samples is going to kill all book sales. Zarin truly should put the kabosh on that one.

            It’s always the ones who accuse you of doing something (one person using multiple accounts to say and do the same things) that are doing it themselves.

            One day Zarin will realize if her troll stops posting, this board would just die away…

            However, I can’t say it’s not amusing that it was said that I make others post here. Yes, I drug scores of people to follow me into a cult to review products. We are the Amazonians. It’s scary how good I am at doing it.

            It’s all in the charm, they say.

            You should go to class, doc. You haven’t found out yet what a Neurologist does for a living and think that a psychiatrist is the only one who deals with the mentally impaired. I would think that might be important before you head to work to wrap up what you need to do when you get there.
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            You are on ignore. We differ so what. Everyone has an opinion. It would be best if you would have at least read the book to make a salient arguement as to why you don’t like the book and not just Jill Zarin. OK I am out this is nutty. I don’t like all this ganging up on people This 4 or 5 to one thing seems and now feels like bullying. Oh Well!

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            Jennifer Samples and Jennifer Redding = same person.
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            NO one said a psychiatrist is a Neurologist. You said it was cool to call someone mentally impaired as that is not your thing, it’s for a psychiatrist. You are the only one who mentioned commitment.

            No doc. That is what you deal with on a daily basis actually. Remember?
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            Why? Jeff Bezos? He was at DE Shaw in NYC and London prior to creating Amazon. Someone close to me knows him, but Alana acting like this is her site is not the spirit or what Jeff would want. As for Weight Watchers, Alana mentioned it in over 15 of her own reviews. It is fair game. Multi-hour comments you are fighting with me and I am only defending myself. Sorry 4 to 5 against 1 is pretty clear evidence of bullying. As for vocabulary, this is comment area. You are not in my office. Oh I am sorry you go to those free clinics likely. I am an American Graduate and not from Mexico or India. Denise you don’t exist. You are either A.Chandler or a minion, that is most likely true. I thought you were ignoring me. Continue to do it please!
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            “Jennifer Redding says:
            If you are married to the man and you want to be married to man how is that prostitution? This some other form that they came up with in the last hour? Not by any definition in Merriam-Webster.”

            Marrying a man for money is just another form of prostitution. But, I guess that’s okay with you, since you admire Jill so much.

            “I told you I didn’t have patients today. Is not one else off for 4th of July?”

            No, see, for the rest of us who actually work for a living, long weekends begin on F-R-I-D-A-Y, and today is W-E-D-N-E-S-D-A-Y. (Wednesday is two days before Friday, in case you have difficulty understanding days of the week, too.)
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          • LynnNChicago says:

            lol I know how you feel, it is complete chaos over there. I’ll see if I can find it and post it.

        • MAMAZ says:

          I don’t believe JZ has anything to do with the trolls posts. But I do think she should publicly denounce what they/he/she is doing. By keeping quiet about it she is tacitly approving of the actions. She must think it benefits her somehow. Which just proves how stupid she is!

    • LynnNChicago says:

      Well let me add this because you’re not alone in thinking that Jill may not be directly involved. I should have included this in the blog but forgot.

      Jill has be sending private (DM) messages to many people on Twitter. I have had at least 7 people tell me that she’s sent them private DM’s saying that unless they stop following me, she will block them and she did because all 7 refused to stop following me. That is only 7 that I am aware of, how many did she DM that followed her directions, unfollwed me and stayed in Jill’s good graces?

      If Jill would take the time to DM my followers for that reason, I certainly think she’s capable of DMing a few of her more over the top, overly excited fans to do her a small “favor” by creating a few fake names and harassing people on Twitter, Facebook and on Amazon.

      Remember too that Jill has no qualms about creating havoc on Amazon, she is pissed as can be at them for allowing Alana Chandler’s review to become a complete fiasco and allowing thousands of anti-Jill comments to appear there. Remember she said Alana’s review has become a hate blog….Jill would be happy to cause chaos on Amazon.

      • Jill has done it herself using the Susan Saunders fake identity, she would have no qualms about inciting others to cause havoc. But, that doesn’t mean she’s behind it all, I agree. She does have knowledge of it and said so hereself in her blog post where she talked about unleashing her fans on Lynn and they wouldn’t know what hit them.

      • AlternateReality says:

        Well let’s all give Jill credit for consistency!

        I just love that she’s crawled out again.

        I for one have missed you Jill!

        Welcome back…and..

        LET THE GAMES BEGIN…again.

      • Alana's Cat says:

        I honestly think Jill did something really stupid when she posted that fake name on Amazon and threatened Al. Chandler. But I also think now she would like the whole topic to just fade away. But her trolls are causing the opposite to happen – now more people than ever are interested in what is going on on Amazon. And more people than ever are learning the truth about Jill Zarin and Susan Saunders! Karma is wonderful.

        And this cat will continue to spread the message!

        • MAMAZ says:

          Lynn – Please don’t think I’m defending JZ in any way. I agree that she would have no qualms about creating havoc or asking others to do it for her, lol. And she started this whole thing by the Susan Saunders fake review and having her friends also write fake reviews. I think a former jill fan is right when she says JZ is not responsible for ALL of it. But she opened this door so in that sense she is responsible.
          It’s a classic case of be careful what you wish for. She wanted fake 5 star revies and she got ‘em! But I think J Samples is a troll she can’t control and it is hurting her more than helping her. I still think she needs to make a public statement that she does not condone this sort of thing. And she should tell her fans to desist from engaging in it. Since she doesn’t she must want it to continue. Make no mistake, I still HATE JILL ZARIN!

          • LynnNChicago says:

            I completely understand what you’re saying and I think your focus is on the Amazon site. I’m more referring to Twitter, where I can see what is going on and I’m getting DM’s from fans and insiders as well. I don’t think Jill is J.Samples, I never have in fact, I think I wrote that in one of my earlier blogs a while back.

            That said, I think Jill approves of what J.Samples is doing. Maybe “approves” is too strong as well, lets put it this way, I don’t think Jill will make a public statement against what is happening on Amazon, she doesn’t like the people at Amazon for allowing Alana Chandler to maintain her review and she is angry that it has turned into an “I hate Jill Zarin” blog all on its own.

            Again though, I spend more time on Twitter and I pay attention. :)

            • Alana's Cat says:

              Yes, Lynn… I think I fully agree with your statement. Except that at least a few of the Twitter names have been linked to Samples, too. Those are the uncontrollable ones that I think Jill is encouraging – she may not be directly behind them but she knows they are there and is amused by them.

              I find it funny she likes the fake dog that sucks up to her even though she follows people like you, but others who follow you get blocked. She is such a hypocrite.

            • MAMAZ says:

              I don’t twitter so yeah I was focusing on Amazon. Her telling people not to follow you is just like her telling the other Housewives to not film with Bethenny. Didn’t work out so well for her, lol. She definately approves of J Samples activities. She’s so stupid she doesn’t realize it hurts her more than helps her.

            • babelony says:

              Some day I hope you do a blog on this. I understand it can’t happen right now (identities to protect and whatnot), but some day.
              Hey, maybe you and Silex could co-author a book! That, I would buy.

  19. AlternateReality says:

    Kudos to Samples!

    She just keeps us going and has just assured that London’s opinions that are read by the people that really matter to Jill but Not written in one of his blogs and just a comments section will be viewable again and again and again.

    And he said it all so well and as a PERSON IN THE KNOW.

  20. JoMo says:

    @a jill fan — do you always post the same thing twice?

  21. amy17 says:

    I don’t get it. Bravo will recast Jill as the villain? Isn’t this a show about friends? Monica, Rachel, and Pheobe did’nt need a villian to make the show appealing. Who wants to watch a show about a good group and a bad group of people. I found the Kelly, Jill, Countless scenes to be unwatchable. These women are split and not friends with each other. Bethenny,Ramona,Alex, and Sonja are enough. Ofcourse bravo could introduce someone new. Then the show could be a fun escape instead of a disturbing buzzkill.

    • gotta agree – is Bravo getting the message that a villian is wanted in the housewives franchises? Villians get isolated, there is no interaction with them, they don’t make for good entertainment – look at the RHONJ disaster.

      • MAMAZ says:

        If Jill is asked back how can she be anything but the villain? If she tried to make nice I for one would never buy it. We saw her for the person she truly is. You can’t unring a bell.

    • Quincy IL says:

      or … a show like Sex and the City ?

  22. Shoot! I have to get off here and get some stuff done! Samples is crazy, crazy!

    He will go on for hours as long as someone engages him. It is what he craves, besides his obsession with Chandler and her reviews.

    Oh, by the way, one commenter’s husband who works in the medical field (recruiter? can’t remember for sure), I believe, is contacting (or has already contacted) the very doctor whose identity Samples has stolen. It should get good.

    Darn! Life calls. I’m off for a while. :\

  23. litsnitch says:

    The stupidest connection I’ve seen by far is “Whatagain” using same IP address to attack a Palmer, Texas blog. Palmer2007 just so happens to be one of the trolls.

    Thanks for connecting the dots for us. We can always count on you for a bit of RH truth. And, you hit that philanthropic nail on the head.

  24. Ellabean says:

    More Jill shennanigans that really should make Bravo think twice…?

    The Television Without Pity forum on the NYC housewives that completely shut down in late April – with reasons cited by the moderator: too much gossip talk rather than show talk. But we all know it was right when Amazon.gate broke wide open.

    I am still intrigued by this. Come on , Jill, had to do something to make them COMPLETELY shut down the hottest forum, at the height of the wild season #3 – and NEVER to open it back up? She had to have forced Bravo’s hand to do this (Bravo runs/ owns TWoP, right ?).

    That said, I am adding to Windy City’s list above for Jill’s employee insubordination – – haven’t they had enough of her? Some employees become too much to manage when they are divas. I think back to Star Jones getting fired from The View even after a long stint on the show. They had enough of her bridezilla diva behavior and fired finally just up and fired her ass.

  25. ramonacoaster says:

    All this stuff is just so entertaining. The troll activity on Amazon all on behalf of Jill is hysterical cause it’s so obvious. Jill doesn’t like being out of control of her popularity and her image. It’s like nails on a chalkboard. I guess that’s why she’s with Luann. They have control issues in common. Luann wrote a whole book about her version of etiquette and it’s more like trying to control other people’s behavior so that’s it doesn’t get her peeved. It’s all about control with these women. They are grown women who still haven’t figured out that you can’t control people, you can only control your own reaction. She is throwing Bawbby’s money away on hiring 4 pr companies to try to control and manipulate the public. So yes Lynn, I agree with what your saying. Jill does think we’re stupid which is annoying but at the same time her pathetic, feeble attempts at manipulating the fans of the show is entertaining because of the way it’s backfiring on her. By the way, where does she store all those freebies she gets? I heard there is some storage space at Zarin fabrics but that most be overflowing by now. How much stuff can one person possibly have?

  26. AlternateReality says:

    Another Chris London Comment from Alex’s Blog. He wrote several and it has been linked above.

    That is a fair comment and I own it. I met Jill & Bobby through covering Society and the Charitable circuit in NYC & the Hamptons beginning around 2003. I am, however, not truly close personal friends with any of the women and I doubt any of them consider me a confidante. To the contrary. In terms of their individual persona’s on the “reality show”, some of us who knew these people, on even a rather social and superficial level/sense, impressions were left by their manners or lack thereof off screen. I got to meet Alex & Simon a number of times socially through mutual friends over the last few years at private mixers and charity event. Their off screen demeanor has always been extremely polite, genuine and earnestly communicative. The foregoing being said, the one thing that I am rarely called in this town is a “suck up” largely because I often critique or comment in a way contrary to or in a manner which may undercut the image being crafted by their public relations campaign. We live in an age where offering up any contrary perspective that is critical to someone’s brand is treated by their handlers as hate speech. In a capitalistic society everyone has their own “hustle & flow” but merely playfully questioning it or offering up observations does not mean that you wish these people harm in their personal lives or that you are entrenched in anyone’s particular camp. But sadly as I have experienced, if you say the wrong thing, people get cold and hostile because they think you are messing with their brand, especially if you question someone’s standing as the new or modern Emily Post. My comment about Alex, is her character on the show has evolved not by ostentatious or crazy antics but rather more by consistently illustrating through her manner, style and grace that she is actually rather human, can relate to all types of people and does not have a stick up her ass nor is she pretending to be something she is not and is often forgiving even of those who may not behave in a respectful fashion towards her. Lastly, I am not Micah Jesse or another so called journalist who dreams him/herself of being a Real Housewife on the show. Kissing up to anyone is not going to advance my interests in NYC and yes I have questioned the hustle and flow of Bethenny Frankel and the “Countess” but I think its par for the course when you place yourself in the public eye, but ironically even my negative commentary always offers a link back to their website so I am not that heartless. And lastly in terms of etiquette with regards to charitable affairs, Alex & Simon when I have witnessed their involvement in something, have always done far more than merely show up. In conclusion, I think that Alex McCord conducts herself in a manner more consistent with what Emily Post would call civilized, humane and well mannered. Sadly in our modern society people do not often get as much press, media attention for being a humanistic than they do for being psychotic.

    • desertgal66 says:

      My comment about Alex, is her character on the show has evolved not by ostentatious or crazy antics but rather more by consistently illustrating through her manner, style and grace that she is actually rather human, can relate to all types of people and does not have a stick up her ass nor is she pretending to be something she is not and is often forgiving even of those who may not behave in a respectful fashion towards her.

      Well said.

  27. CuckooforCocoaPuffs says:

    English doesn’t seem to be the trolls native tongue. Today’s claim of having multiple degrees and being a neurologist and an internist and a hospitalist are just nutty. It is a shame that they attack Alana Chandler for simply having written a bad review of a book.

    That being said, I respectfully encourage everyone here to not stoop to their level. The joke accounts for the pets are funny, I think, but I would hope that no one would behave as THEY do.

    Regarding Christopher London’s comments, perhaps before tweeting them and making them more public it would be polite to discuss it with him? I know they are in the public domain, but I would hate for him to be harmed professionally in any way.

    • AlternateReality says:

      London by profession is an attorney. His charitable interests are his heart and soul. His blogging and commentary are just a hobby.

      He is well respected by the Philanthropic Community of which Jill Zarin, Luann and Kelly are NOT a part of and never will be due to their own behaviors…Not Lynn or her posters…It’s all on them…a bitter pill for Jill to swallow. She’d rather blame others than look at herself and the humiliation she has rained down upon herself and her family…a humiliation by the way that will never be forgotten by the people she really aspires to know including London himself. She doesn’t care about Lynn or any of us. We are just vessels that funnel what is already out there.

      • CuckooforCocoaPuffs says:

        I really thank you for bringing his blog and comments to my/our attention. He writes very well and is just snarky enough. I love to hear good things about Alex and Simon and how they are AWAY from the RHONY.

      • Squirrels says:

        “We are just vessels that funnel what is already out there.”

        Perfect point.

  28. Ellabean says:

    I just had a “little” ephiphany:

    If indeed Jill was able to get Bravo to shut down the Television Without Pity -New York wives forum because of Amazon.gate in April – – – – then given how Jill’s mind works – – then surely that gave her ammunition – confidence – the impetus – – to believe that she could affect and control other blogs out there. Thus control her p.r.

    • Squirrels says:

      Yes, she won a single battle and her head swelled up like road kill in summer. Now she is Napoleon and so sure she’ll win the war.

    • Ellabean says:

      Furthermore: then her belief that she could easily manipulate public blogs evolved into her becoming BlogZilla.

  29. Ellabean says:

    Do we still suspect that J. Samples is Jill’s evil nephew (sister Lisa’s) ? If so, given all the ‘doctor speak’ coming from Samples, aka other names on Amazon – I am curious – what does Lisa’s husband do? Is he in the medical field ?

  30. viki55 says:

    Ya’ll probably already know but just in case, Alex’s blog on the lost footage is up at Bravo.

  31. Ah, the lazy, crazy days of summer! Thanks to all who are vigilant in their information gathering and their identification and vanquishing of all things trollish. My pool Kindle is loaded but neglected because of my fasination with exposing a truly dreadful example of the base human being – Jill Zarin.

    Lynn said that many venues are watched by Bravo to measure the viewers level of interest – how do we make a meaningful impact and get this blog’s message in front of the right audience at the right time? So Lynn, I love the fun your blog has created, but I would also like our thoughts to be counted when it’s time to make a decision. Help!

    • LynnNChicago says:

      you ARE making a difference, they’re reading and gettng input from everywhere here, Amazon, Alex’s web site, as well as Jill’s. They read all of the comments that come in to Bravotv.com (even tho they don’t post them all) There is all the other bloggers, AbsurdToSublime, RealOldHouswife, and tons of others, all those that you all post links to here and read and comment on.

      That is one of the reasons it is so infuriating when Jill deletes comments (but this is also WHY she does it and I understand why she does it) but you may notice that Alex doesn’t delete comments.

  32. Squirrels says:

    Ok. I replied to Amazon. Wanted to support Alana.

    As to A. Chandler – I was here at the beginning of the Susan Saunders’ adventure and can only reiterate, Zarin sent Alana the book unsolicited and REQUESTED she review it. Now why would Zarin do that if she felt uneasy about Alana’s reputation as a fair and impartial judge of literary works? Because Alana is Amazon’s #1 reviewer. She didn’t get there by pulling punches or shmoozing up to F List celeb wannabes.

    The fact Ms. Chandler wrote what she honestly felt in her review had Zarin seeing more red than what could be found in a Chinatown giftshop. Zarin then went on the attack. She charged Alana with anti-Semitism and attempted via her Saunders’ persona to drag Alana down into the mud, a place Zarin loves to play.

    A. Chandler never, in any way shape or form thought the original comment was something she could brush aside and move on, but NOOOO. Then came the disturbing and threatening e-mails. Nice Zarin.

    So, Alana writes an honest review;
    is attacked on this site for it;
    is threatened via e-mail;
    says, enough is enough and clears things up, defends herself and her livelihood and OUTS Zarin for being Susan Saunders, a charge Zarin has never denied (cause she can’t).

    At this point, all the crazies came out of the mouse hole in the kitchen and went to town defending the angelic Zarin. (insert gag here). Like rabid skunks they defiled everything this review site stands for. Honesty, integrity, and serving Amazon’s customer base with relevant reviews.

    At what point can we just get back to those standards?

    Keep on keepin’ on Ms. Chandler

    • Squirrels says:

      dammit, I mean’t could “not” brush aside. Thank heavens Amazon lets you edit.
      :D

      • Alana's Cat says:

        Hi squirrels… now I know who you are on Amazon. Very nicely written response, by the way.

    • That was you post Squirrels? Very nice! I love Amazon’s edit button. I think they’ve decided to ignore Samples now. Unless there was some other reason to continue to engage him, he’s tripped himself up already numerous times.

    • desertgal66 says:

      Very well said, Squirrels. :-)

      I admit, I got into a war of words with Samples this morning…the “mentally impaired” crack set me off, and I shouldn’t have let it…but it was amusing watching him trip over himself.

      You know, it was almost nicer before the Internet. Back then, we only had to deal with a handful of idiots. Just the ones that we stumbled across from day to day. Now, they’re everywhere. Argh.

      I blame Jill. Just because I can.

    • Quincy IL says:

      Amazon must know who J Samples and Susan Saunders are. They have their addresses. IF someone is affected their business, they can file charges.

  33. error 404 says:

    Interesting… I just read that this skin tight dress that Marilyn Monroe wore when singing Happy Birthday to JFK was auctioned off in ’99 and described as A SIZE 5.

    So Jill is a size 1, like where? Do they have their own sizes in the Plus Size store?

    • CuckooforCocoaPuffs says:

      Actually, they do! I just remembered that a friend of mine used to shop at Chico’s, I think, or one of those, and a size 1 is the equivalent of a 10-12, I think… she was delighted to be wearing such a small number!!!!!!

    • Ellabean says:

      Yes. They actually had to sew Marilyn into that thing before she went on to sing….

    • jennifer says:

      A size 5 in 1962 would NOT be a size 5 today. Today it would be a size 12 or 14. Marilyn measurements if sized today would make her a 10 or 12…..read it in Glamour!

      • felony stupid says:

        This just make’s Jill’s claim of being a Size 1 even more ridiculous.

        If a 1962 size 5 = today’s 10/12, doesn’t that mean that a 1962 size 1 = today’s 3/4?

        How in the hell can Jill claim to be a size 1? She wouldn’t have been a size 1 in 1962 when the sizes were more generous. Jill is delusional.

        • Kokuanani says:

          How in the hell can Jill claim to be a size 1?

          Perhaps she too is stuck in 1979?

    • CuckooforCocoaPuffs says:

      “It hurt me terrible.”??????

    • Squirrels says:

      Dang, can’t Kelly EVER get rid of that BP sheen?

    • error 404 says:

      Let me translate the Jill article:

      Feeling the heat, Zarin retaliates “I think they may not ask me back, so I’m sending out false statements of not wanting to come back so I can save face. You know, the old ‘I’m not fired because I quit’ routine.” adding “But by leaving it as I’m unsure, it’s gives me the option to come back in the unlikely event Bravo still wants me.”

      When asked about her plummeting reputation Zarin responded “Well, if they do ask me back, I can try and spin it all as a sorta Catholic inspired Mia-Culpa I’m born again schtick. You know, like what worked for Ramona this season. Renewed my ass. The only thing she’s renewing is her contract!”

    • Ellabean says:

      All I can zero in on in that reunion picture is Kelly twirling her hair.

      Must. fight. impulse. to. write. lame. caption. Oh what the hell:

      “Hate split ends. Hate split ends. Hate them. Them.”

      • vilzvet says:

        She was doing that during some of the most intensive parts. The director should have STOPPED TAPE and told Kelly to SIT like the other ladies were doing. Could you picture Bethenny or Ramona doing that? It was beyond weird and again something only a 12-year-old would do.

    • bamabelle57 says:

      Here’s part of Jill’s interview…

      “I don’t think I could handle it again. It hurt me terrible,” Jill said on The Cooper Lawrence Show last night about the negative light she was cast in throughout the Team Bethenny/Team Jill feud.

      “There are compelling reasons for me not to come back and there are compelling reasons for me to come back — I feel I was totally misrepresented. And the risk is that if I come back, it could happen again.”
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

      Another reason for Jill being fired from RHONYC. Now it’s all Bravo’s fault that Jill Zarin has been portrayed badly in the press. It’s just unbelievable, mind-numbing that she has the nerve to blame Bravo. I guess they just made up the whole thing-Jill didn’t fued with Bethenny before season-3 started. She didn’t tell other castmates to NOT film with Bethenny. She didn’t divide the women. She didn’t go after Bethenny. She didn’t say all those hateful, mean things. And, she certainly never told Bethenny “we’re done”… 3 seperate times. Oh and, she never refused to film with Bethenny.

      Yep… Bravo made the whole thing up. Hey everybody, we never saw any of that happen on Season-3… it was just a dream!

      As for Jill’s statement that she may not return-BULLSHIT… LIAR… I think she’s just saying that in case Bravo doesn’t want her back!

      Thanks for posting the link, Earring Girl

  34. Chattycat says:

    Oh, my gosh, Lynne. Not even five minutes ago, I posted to someone on the IMDb message board for RHONYC that a new person on there, beck0974, sounded very much like Jill. I tried to be polite about it, but she was writing these posts that used the exact same words that Jill said at the Reunion. Then I came to your blog and found you talking about it. LOL So I am outing one of them. People, beware of “beck0974″! There will be no more politeness from me to that poster!

    Thanks for the warning, Lynn, and you are correct…..we are not stupid!!!

    • vilzvet says:

      Oooh, have to go check that out…has anyone also brought the link over to that board to come on ova here? There are some great posters over there…real ones, I mean!

      • Rebecca Rupe - beck0974 says:

        Further, I’m not new to IMDB… I’ve been a member since 2001.

    • Rebecca Rupe - beck0974 says:

      Ha! Chattycatt2007 I knew you were nuts! I’ve included my full name this time. Rebecca Rupe. I’m on Facebook and I’m not Jill Zarin. Unless Jill is an African-American woman in Atlanta, Ga.

      Yes… YOU ARE ALL STUPID!!!

  35. CuckooforCocoaPuffs says:

    Shadows – just wanted you to know that I am thinking of you today and hoping for the best!!!!

  36. viki55 says:

    Dang, how many pages do you have to go back to find where this all started? I am so confused!

    • kats2 says:

      I know me too! Crazy reading to catch up with it all and it’s some pretty good stuff.
      Now Doctors, lawyers, etc. It is a daytime soap opera.

      • Ellabean says:

        I’m confused too, FormerJillFan. Good finds – but can you give us a brief frame work intro for what that is all about when you post those. Thx much.

    • Sick of the Trolls says:

      oops, that was supposed to be a response to yours!

      around page 270 or 270 is where it began. (THIS time)

  37. Squirrels says:

    They’ve got the doc on the ropes now. Wonder how it feels to “declare, deny, and dig out of a self imposed hole.

    Ask Zarin. She’s as Jedi as it gets.

    • CuckooforCocoaPuffs says:

      Now the “doc” is saying that they’ve got the wrong doc… right – two women named Jennifer Michaels went to the same schools, board certified in the same specialties, interned at the same hospitals….

    • desertgal66 says:

      I’m curious, and I don’t have the energy to read back through all her posts, but has Samples claimed to be licensed as a physician in NYC under “Jennifer Michaels”?

      If so, Samples is also lying about that. There are two physicians by that name licensed through NY-one in Newark, which is seems that Samples is definitely claiming NOT to be, and one in Pittsfield, MA. Dumb lie, too, because it took like five seconds on the Internet to find that out.

      http://www.nysed.gov/COMS/OP001/OPSCR1

  38. kats2 says:

    So the Kardashian douche she hired and his team of hired minions are surfing the net to defend this nut job. Poor Bawby the money he has to spend to keep her happy.

  39. boston02127 says:

    Great blog Lynn. 5 stars! She tries so hard to manipulate everyone in her path. It’s pathetic that she’s happy with negative attention. What a sad life she leads.

  40. kats2 says:

    If it’s true that Bravo closed TWOP NY HW site because Jill asked them to (how could she force them) then it makes Bravo the bad guy in the situation. What would motivate them to close that site? Do they get part of the bood sales? What’s in it for them? Somethng is twisted with that whole situation.

    • Squirrels says:

      Seems to me the blog had very tight restraints re: what could and could not be discussed. With the Amazon blow out, it was going wild and off topic as far as Bravo was concerned. That seems to be the official reasoning behind the closure. However, I’ve zero doubt Zarin’s dna is all over it.

      • kats2 says:

        It sure did, just an awful place and that bitch Strega really let the control go to her head and treated everyone like a child.

        • Ellabean says:

          I am the one way upthread that brought up the TWoP forum shut down. The “telling” thing for me was: if they were shutting down because the boards went way off show topic with discussions of Amazon.gate…then WHY did they not shut the forum down temporarily (for a few days for example) like they have done with other forums when they got off topic ? I’ve seem them do that for The View forum. Versus permanently for the REST of the entire season – when the show was HOT – HOT -HOT ? That forum would have been on FIYAH after Scarey Island episode. They know that. They had 8 more weeks of show to get that board up and running again. It wasn’t like the series was almost over. It would have gotten back on topic. (of course we all came over to Lynn’s blog!)

          THIS. But for me, the permanent</B< shut down was the telling sign that Jill's grubby hands were all over that. I think she got legal with them – cease and decist or something. She may have gotten Amazon involved as an outside entity from Bravo & TWoP. Didn't Jill say in the press that she has some 'law suits pending' ???

          • Need a Hobby says:

            TWOP is known for its draconian and arbitrary moderation. That alone can explain it, rather than Bravo stepping in, because in contrast Bravo’s own RHONY message boards included extensive discussion of Amazongate, etc. without any interference from Bravo’s messageboard mods.

          • Need a Hobby says:

            Oh and anyone can say they have “law suits pending” but it doesn’t mean they do. “Pending” can mean anything….including talking about it (as an empty threat), thinking about it or threatening someone with legal action even if there is no legal cause for action.

            If a case is actually filed in a civil court it becomes public record.

    • Ada May says:

      I read somewhere awhile ago that JZ’s attorney sent out several Cease and Desist letters. I am guessing one was to TWOP.

  41. boston02127 says:

    Kelly’s tweet: (Kelly in his girls bathing suit)

    http://twitpic.com/21a0p7

    If it kills me I’m going to find out the dates these pictures were taken.

    • CuckooforCocoaPuffs says:

      The one on the left was posted on the internet just a couple of months ago, taken in Miami, I believe. Doesn’t look that much different than the one on the right, except for the cover-up.

    • Earring Girl says:

      IMHO – Kelly plays off of “Everything Bethenny” – which I find sad, she does not have an original thought in that head. When I was out yesterday I saw some young girls who were wearing the feather earring and they said they got them at a discount store. So the Kel has stolen another design.

      • tastemaker……design stealer is more like it!

        • Ellabean says:

          I recall early on this season – somebody asked her if she did yoga and she said no. I think it was when she had lunch with that journalist and was flirting with him He was trying to get a feel for anything interesting about her other than her looks. Recall, he said he just read, I paraphrase the title:” Girl with the Red Tattoo”. Kelly stupidly replied and said to him:” I don’t have tatoos. ” HEAD BANG ! Then in her confessional interview – she says about that remark: “I really need to brush up on my literature.” HEAD BANG again. Sheesh.

          Now, I digress. Of course she may have decided to take up yoga – but I am suspect. I agree : she copies . And she copies much of Bethenney. Nothing she does is original. Nothing. Such a joke, because she so longs to brand herself as one.

          • Ellabean says:

            Oh and agreed. Maybe steroids. No way that lack of body fat, odd bonyness is just good diet and running. Thats some serious diet meds goin’ on there.

            • MAMAZ says:

              In the picture on the left she is running so her muscles are flexed and more defined. In the picture on the right she is relaxed, muscles aren’t flexed so they don’t show up as much. I agree with everyone else that the cover up should get most of the credit. She has no natural curves, no waist. No womanliness.

  42. kats2 says:

    Just for the record I don’t miss TWOP at All! Just no comparison to the club Lynn has created for us.

    People here are so kind, very smart and entertaining. And I’m not saying this to suck up that’s the difference you can just be yourself here and share your thoughts.

    • fairydusted says:

      I agree, although I pissed at first because they seem to pick and choose what threads to veto. So now I veto them. I can find somewhere else to gab about Intervention. Love the posters here. It is really nice to be able to have an opinion about and actually discuss things rationally. Thanks Lynn. Aces as always!

  43. katiecoo says:

    Re: Christopher Loudon’s assessment of Bobby’s adoration of Jill? Ever hear of Stockholm Syndrome? Just sayin…

    • AlternateReality says:

      She sold him a bill of goods she thought she would sell to the world…

      Question???

      How do you think it’s all working at home for her now??? how would it all be working for you?…not much…right?

      She must be one prostitution whore misery to live with…and daughter leaving?…well, screw you bawby anyway…you’re so dumb to marry a hookah…and defend it…screw you.

    • error 404 says:

      Bawby in never around, rarely opens his mouth on camera, and when he does he just reveals himself to be an aging nerd. The most interesting thing he ever said was when he confessed to having a mint condition collection of porn. OTOH, everyone says nice things about him and the other men seem to like him, so I guess we just don’t know him. Still, he not “cool” enough to bag a Kelly or a LuAnn, nor a Sonja, so I’m not surprised that he sees Jill as a trophy. Has anyone ever seen the first wife? I don’t know about affection, but Jill always speaks very highly of Bawby, and I have often rolled my eyes because she’s always repeating things he said like he’s some really well respected person people hang on.

      • THEY were both in the right age ranges for Bawby to see Jill as a trophy wife. It is likely time for him to be looking for a newer model. Just saying……

        • bamabelle57 says:

          Does anybody know how many children Bobby has?

          I couldn’t believe in season~2 when Bobby stood by and watched Mario let Jill have it. He didn’t do anything and Jill was MAD. She said Bobby should of beat his ass. But, Bobby makes a point to call Alex out about “the message”. I would think it should of been the opposite.

          If a man was chewing me out my husband would say something, but he would never get involved with an argument I had with another woman. I thought it was odd that Bobby said something to Alex.

    • twoile says:

      Good one!;0)

  44. mnsue says:

    Hi all, I’ve commented here and there the last few weeks. Using a different computer today.

    PLEASE PLEASE watch the Fabulous Beekman Boys on Planet Green tonight. They are so AMAZING ha ha……amazing=dumb,overused word and yet
    Their show is great.
    8p.m. central.

  45. AlternateReality says:

    He never spoke of seeing any affection by jill towards bobby. She just does her “service” then while sitting Chopard’s, whines about being “cheated” out of gifts for her blow jobs….How High Society!

    Now Cum Face…blame Lynn and her posters…please you..prostitution whore…kisses…otpky

  46. MickeyMouth says:

    Good Afternoon everyone :)

    Hi Lynn
    I made a new chop specifically for todays’s blog: http://mickeymouth1.wordpress.com/

  47. kats2 says:

    I just googled Christopher Loudon multiple people came up who is he?

    • AlternateReality says:

      here is the link given me by otaypanky…

      http://christopherlondonblog.com/

      read his bio and then click on his blogs…it helps to read his bio to know where he’s coming from…

      btw…thank you otaypanky for bringing out the posts that you did…Did see the hawks that came down upon you and Lynn…that sucked…Witnessed your posts to sites since…You have stayed true unlike some…thanks for the news you could have and should have posted weeks agon…Why didn’t you?? Why now???

  48. Pantry Viewer says:

    The excerpts of the posts on Alex’s blog by Christopher London were fascinating! The confirmation was nice to see.

    Lynn, I think his posts need a separate blog – really interesting reading, imo.

    • AlternateReality says:

      otaypanky brought out all you need to know. AlternateReality gave you the link…Just tweet or post to his website. If CL sees a need to blog a subject again, I’m sure he will…

      YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!OTAYPANKY!!

      For asking the questions and taking the beating that you did to reveal what C london did…you took it for the team!

  49. Dani says:

    This is totally off the subject, however, I just saw the promo for this weeks episode of BGM and wanted to comment. Every time I see it and Bethenny is telling Jason that he needs to get involved with the wedding and he say’s “baby but the game is on” I laugh. That is why I love her show. You laugh, you cry and then you laugh. It is so great to enjoy BGM unlike HWONYC where I found myself mad and upset after every episode with Jill. Just wanted to share my thoughts with all of you.

    • Yeah! I crack up when I hear Jason say so innocently, Baby the game is on! My hubby tried that a long time ago……………..so payback is a bitch and I did it every time he wanted something…….Baby, insert (favority soap, lame movie, the news, the WeatherChannel) is on! When he slips up now, my reply is “Film at 11″ or check your damn Blackberry! Gotta love those games! lol

  50. vgirl511 says:

    I think this may have been posted earlier, but there is an article on realitytea.com about Jill and Kelly. There are pics of Kelly running in the streets with her new “man”. Dude looks like a lady….he has better legs than she does!

  51. mariareads says:

    Now that I have finished reading various “epics” I just have to comment. I have to!

    This has grown so much and become such a train wreck that you would think that the pr tools for JZ would warn her that it is going to explode in her face very soon. Then again, they gleefully collect Bobby’s $$’s and do the witch’s bidding. Let me understand this. Jill Zarin, a grown woman with a college age daughter, a husband who is, apparently, very well heeled and can take care of her in the way that she demands now has to also be the head bitch on RHONY? Where Kelly is delusional, Jill is cunning and desperate. Honestly, in the real world of real people who watch this show and MAKE these women a topic of discussion-we would all ostracize a woman like Jill. Would you have her in your social circle? Would you invite her into your home? Would you put up with a rude comment about your spouse or children from her mouth? She would be slapped down, money or no money! Charitable? This is not a woman who is charitable. Again, in the real world we real people perform charitable expressions without any glitz or hype. We volunteer at schools, hospitals, work at our religious institutions to help raise funds for its own function or for charitable giving. We bolster up our co-workers and, in these questionable times, try to do no harm. We raise our own children and spend as much time as we can with them and sometimes barely have a moment to pass our spouses in the hallway as we each run off to our jobs.
    I had never heard the term “fame whore” before these shows, but I do know that even in our little, inconsequential social circles “fame whores” exist. They need to be the one who gets the thank you and the applause for the projects we ALL work on. They need to be in command. But, in the real world, we never, ever let them into our inner circles and they are not well liked. The truth wills out and the community knows they are nothing but “fame whores”. So it goes with this debacle of RHONY. They had it so good. Everyone hawking their wares and getting a good response for it. After all, isn’t that what this is all about? Surely these women are not up for awards for acting-they aren’t acting right? Let’s just say that I’m fairly sure production guides things, much like they do on Big Brother or Survivor, by planting an idea here or there, providing a venue and creating the place for the perfect storm. Surely, the pay isn’t that good that it would make much of a difference to any single one of them in a way that would change their lives! But the hawking of wares, well, that’s the ticket! I have no beef with that. Nobody forces me to sit and watch. I watch because it fascinates me to see how others behave. And they always deliver. I have no problem with Ramona’s renewal perks, Bethenny’s creation of a line that has, literally, taken her out of the uncertainty of how to make it in the city another day, LuAnn’s recording a song to sell it on itunes, Alex’s book sales, which I believe has made a difference in THAT family. The McCords really haven’t hidden the fact that they have gained by using this franchise to better their circumstances. They aren’t rich. They live in Brooklyn (heaven forbid and God bless them all Tiny Tim)both work, made no secret of the fact that Alex had lost her job and it was a very big deal, they lived in a house that needed massive renovation and weren’t able to do it with a snap of the fingers and a money transfer from their bank account. Sonjia? We don’t know what the circumstance is there, but she has expressed that she can write and has been working on a steamy novel. She certainly has been a fixture on the NYC scene as long as Ramona has been around. Who is left? Kelly. She chastised them all for using the show to promote their own ventures and now Ms. Kelly Killoren Bensimone has a line of jewelry out there that looks as if she sat in Central Park and grabbed birds as they innocently sat by picking up bits thrown to them while her own employee pulled feathers off their arse before the could fly away. She mentions her “writing” and bikini book.
    That is promotion, Bensimone. She also name drops. She has the need to maintain her ex-husband’s connections because now, divorced with 2 daughters, she is 42 and we all know the world of modeling is not kind to many over the age of 25. There is always another long legged, food deprived wanna be waiting in the wings to anorexia their way into the older model’s turf. When Bethenny said a woman turned to her at that now infamous charity meeting and asked “who is she” I got the picture immediately. Nobody knew who she was. Kelly contends that is because she is – up there while everyone else is _down there. OK. Even the bottom of the social ladder in that meeting didn’t have a clue who the hell she was. Elle magazine? Honey, you didn’t own it, you didn’t create it, you didn’t do much but make money off of your husband’s connection to its creation. But Kelly, parading your greatest commodity or ware has worked fabulously. Crazy sells. And you have delivered fabulously. In the world of fabulousity you are at the pinnacle of nuts. Indeed, of all your accomplishments there are 2 that will live on in the minds of your children forever. Posing naked for Playboy (don’t we all want our mothers to have that as a legacy they leave us?) and going bat shit crazy on camera. As for the Kellade, we know that is a jealous response to the Skinny Girl Margarita. I will dismiss Kelly now. That about sums her up, don’t you agree? As for the last girl on the pink sofa, JILL ZARIN of Zarin wealth grab-a-ment I could write pages on what I have seen.
    Envy, snark, anger, mean spirited back stabbing, desperate self promotion, idiotic meaningless endorsements, using one’s own child to self promote,
    speaking to the camera, intentionally about one’s looks and size, albeit in complete denial of the truth. Bullying? Really? If there is a bully on Rhony it is JZ. She uses the afflicted and wounded to bolster her own sorry state. She has said herself that she enjoys having the underdog around. It makes her feel so much better about her own circumstances. Poor little (insert victim’s name here) needs some help and in the meantime I can feel grand while throwing around husband’s bucks and showing my diamonds and using Saks as my personal playground to throw a “party”. I can show my generous nature even while fighting with others and making efforts to sabotage their future successes. I can visit their home under remodeling under the guise of “helping” while really gathering information to use for the latest snark fest.

    I will write a book of no account because all of the other things I do or have are not of me or by me. They are given to me by the poor, befuddled soul who married me. For a few lollipop moments a month you too can have it all.

    And finally, when the winds of change arrive and I am exposed for what I really am and I can hide no more, I will attack and/or retaliate and I will use the internet, the great dumping ground of the modern world, to fight people I will never meet and who would never have known about me if I hadn’t pimped myself out on a Bravo TV scheme to make them some big bucks! I will go after the cast mate that I perceive as the least likely to fight back and make it my crusade to destroy her.

    Oh, poor her. How the tides have turned. How clueless is this woman to negate the American WOMEN who tune into Bravo to escape a little, to snark a little, and, due to the massive ammunition provided to them by one’s bad behavior, to mock and loathe quite a lot. It’s just that simple.

    How interesting that it was Mario who opened the window to who Jill really is with his comments last season? He knew who and what she was and through his actions on camera he let us all know. We should have been more accepting of what he was trying to do, simply by being himself around the Zarinista. Oh, Jill. He took you down and we only noticed it a season later.

    • viki55 says:

      I haven’t seen season 2 in a long time, what did Mario say that exposed Jill?

      • kats2 says:

        I wonder if it was at that big fight at the Page 6 party. When Mario really got in Jill’s face. . . . I think he said she had a huge ego and fame went to her head. Don’t know if that is what was being referenced but it’s the first thing I remembered.

        • viki55 says:

          He was right on! That’s the same thing Bethenny had to say to her. If everyone else can see it and tell her I wonder what it will finally take for her to see it?

        • Ellabean says:

          I think that Mario also brought up the fact that Jill had nothing else to do in her life but shop and meddle and create drama…he inferred the meddling and drama . I think he said the word shop. Agreed Mario was trying to tell us viewers all along. And i think he did this when Jill was trying to set up a doubles tennis match and kept dogging Mario about it. Hind site. Hmmm.

          • mariareads says:

            That’s it. The tennis match. That night on the rooftop when Mario seemed to be baiting Jill, he was really fighting back because she was trying to set up the match so she wouldn’t lose. She wanted to get some stellar player because JILL CAN’T LOSE! When he said she should pick up her toys and go home-I believe he was saying : Big bully, you don’t get in my face. I couldn’t care less & “go ‘head!”

            He did, indeed, intimate that she did nothing. Didn’t work. Just went to lunch with her friends, or something like that. I remember that he took a lot of heat for that scene but I don’t recall him ever speaking to any of the other women like that. Just JZ.

          • viki55 says:

            Wasn’t the tennis match thing the other way around? Wasn’t it Mario trying to set it up? My memory isn’t what it used to be!

            • mariareads says:

              He may have been setting up the match but Jill was putting him off until she got some pro or something. I think that’s what led to the fight on the roof top, anyway. She was combative and in his face and he went right back at her and didn’t hold anything in. I remember there was a little smirk on his face the entire time. He was daring her and she couldn’t come out and say “I am getting a pro that’s why I’m putting this match off”. This woman can’t stand to lose, not be the center of attention, not be lauded for her “accomplishments”. Anyway, it was when I started to look at her in a different way. She is a dog with a bone and she will not let go until she, in her own twisted mind, thinks she has won something. She is going after Alex this year but what she is going to end up doing is making Alex more popular and instead of dumping her, Bravo will keep her just to see more fireworks between her and Jill. Believe me, my husband worked for a major cable company and it’s all about the bottom line. If it makes money, it’s a go.

              • Squirrels says:

                I never saw the tennis episode. Who won? and Who played? ( hope mario won in straight sets)

    • error 404 says:

      I could see myself becoming friends with Jill, only to quickly lose patience as she tried to create drama and control me, then dumping her. Not with any kind of dramatic confrontation, but just distancing myself, not returning calls etc.. until she had found a new victim/friend.

      And I do feel a little bit guilty about Mario and Ramona. They tried to tell us last season, but instead I thought they were the bad guys. Sorry M&R.

      • mariareads says:

        So agree error 404. I think Jill has a personality that, at first, would attract people and I am always willing to give a person a chance to be part of some social fun. But the 1st time I saw some of that mean stuff she would be so out of my space.

        I too was a little bitchy about Mario and Ramona initially. I thought they were smug, but I am beginning to see that they really aren’t smug. They are doing what they do. Ramona can be combative and she can also be wack a do when she imbibes a bit too much, but I don’t think she is envious of others. She has enough and seems to enjoy her life. I also am guilty of buying into Bethenny and Jill’s snark about “Silex”. While I thought it was weird that Alex brought Simon to that all girl’s dinner (season 1 or 2?) and I bought into that wanna be thing that Bravo editing was doing to them by showing the older house they rented in the Hamptons comparing it to Jill’s place or Ramona’s place I soon came to realize that Alex and Simon were going to work, living their lives and doing a reality show. If they weren’t in the scenes, what would be the point? Thus the rental in the Hamptons, the showing up to parties and so on. They all did it. But we were being led down a path by Bravo because they need drama each season and it was easy to point fingers at the ones who had the least. Bethenny only escaped because Jill took her under her wing and Jill enjoyed how scathing B’s humor can be. It gave just enough ‘funny’ to the thing so it didn’t seem so mean and vindictive. Just my take on it.

      • anitabee says:

        Error,

        You have way better taste than that. Jill would bore you to tears in 5.3 seconds.

    • kitkat says:

      Great post! You are an awesome writer, Thanks!

  52. Zee says:

    What the What?! I’m SOOO far behind (pesky real job!!) what is shakin at Amazon – I just need brief rundown – pleeeeease.

    • viki55 says:

      The “doctor”, Jennifer Redding is continuing to rant. I am pretty sure it has been proven it is the same troll as always, j.samples. There has been information gathered that could prove identiy thief and this troll seems to be using the real doctors information. I think there is more developing there. I left a thought for the day that A. Chandler appreciated:)

      • Zee says:

        Egads and Gazooks!! Busy little trolls today – I just saw the comment count for Alana’s review is 3005. Those ravings make me picture someone guzzling Red Bull, chain smoking menthols and foaming at the mouth. Thank you Viki – you’re a peach. Still hate jill.

        • viki55 says:

          Welcome:) I think the 3000 post might be some sort of record for Amazon. The troll has been quiet for about 30 minutes now, that’s a record too.

          • mariareads says:

            And Amazon should be loving it because it is getting people over there. When I went to see what everyone was talking about I looked around to see if there was a new book that I absolutely had to have LOL! Trying to use the library more,but I do support certain authors because I don’t want them to go away.

        • CuckooforCocoaPuffs says:

          Great image – but I think there’s vodka in that there Red Bull….

          • Jennifer says:

            I think Amazon would hate it because now you can never trust a review on Amazon- Jill has made a mockery and farce of it. Maybe it’s helping get hits but if I was working on Amazon I’d be pissed that this stupid shit is happening

            • mariareads says:

              Good point but all they have to do is remove the posts. Shut ‘er down as Ramona would say!

  53. shamrockblonde says:

    trying to remember what Mario did last season that I missed……I’m still not sure I like him, but if he makes Ramona happy that’s all that truly matters -

  54. Twin says:

    Here’s the latest http://www.hollywoodlife.com/2010/06/30/jill-zarin-leaving-real-housewives-of-new-york-city-bravo-bethenny-frankel/

    Says she is leaving housewives. I say it is a bluff. She wants attention. There is NO way I believe she is leaving. She loves the attention too much.

    • mariareads says:

      ARGH! Dinner with Patty Stanger. That says it all. I watched that sick show of hers a few times and I cannot tolerate that woman. It’s just amazing to me that 2 such big mouths can be at a dinner table together without the restaurant imploding. BLECH!

      I call BS on the whole thing and most likely it is more planting of stuff to make us all think she’s not coming back. That would mean she “lost” and she needs to come back next season to save face. JMHO.

    • CuckooforCocoaPuffs says:

      I’d bet that she is expecting a groundswell of her fans to take to the net and say PLEASE JILL COME BACK…. it’s perfect, because if that doesn’t happen and she isn’t asked back, then she can say I DID”T WANT TO COME BACK ANYWAY.

      • Quincy IL says:

        Don’t let the door hit your rear as you leave, Jill.

        Over the years, I have witnessed many physcians come and go from our city. They feel slighted for some reason and think that everyone will be hurt by their departure. Guess what, they just find a replacement and no one cares about the peacock that flew the coop.

    • viki55 says:

      Total plant. Dogging on Bethenny at the end. Only thing missing was blaming Alex. She has no shame. None. Zero. Nada.

      • error 404 says:

        I can see how it could be interpreted either way. After all, we all know what happened and none of us would ever forgive Jill if we were Bethenny, so it could just be a statement of fact and not necessarily a dig at Frankel.

        • viki55 says:

          No way….
          “as well as her countless attempts to make amends with Bethenny only ending in refusals, it’s no surprise that Jill has had enough.”
          Bethenny never refused her apology. She accepted it and accepted it over and over. She just chose not be drug back into a friendship.

          • MAMAZ says:

            who is she trying to kid? If they ask her to come back she will.

          • fairydusted says:

            I agree. I had a “friend” just like Jill. I finally had enough and tried to walk off quietly. Years later she still bitches out mutual friends at least the ones she has left for seeing me. You just can’t reason with crazy.

    • Lilbit says:

      Did anyone read the poll they had at the bottom of the story? The two choices were 1. She wouldn’t return because she had no friends on the show since Bethany won’t achieve her apologizes. 2. She is tired of all that crap and she’s had enough. Is that a bogus poll or what??! Nothing like setting up a poll so Jill has a win no matter the choice made. How about adding a #3 choice such as Jill is hated and no one would watch the show with her on!!

    • Need a Hobby says:

      Jill’s sucked up to Bonnie Fuller in the past. (Hollywoodlife.com is Bonnie Fuller’s site.) Jill’s spinning and using “friendly” media outlets.

      And Fuller has previously tweeted that she “loved” Jill’s book. So there you go….

  55. Jennifer says:

    Here i another- spiritually journey my ass! Only journey she should take is long walk off short pier…..

    http://m.perezhilton.com/blog/62499/

    • error 404 says:

      I see that she is calling up all of her media cronies and anyone who owes her a favor and reading the same scripted lines off a 3×5 index card over and over again. I wonder if her “fab 4″ team of PR experts wrote it for her.

      It’s a few minutes work over lunch and ensure her name is in the papers.

      At any rate: for those who don’t speak Zarin, here’s my translation again:

      Feeling the heat, Zarin retaliates “I think they may not ask me back, so I’m sending out false statements of not wanting to come back so I can save face. You know, the old ‘I’m not fired because I quit’ routine.” adding “But by leaving it as I’m unsure, it’s gives me the option to come back in the unlikely event Bravo still wants me.”

      When asked about her plummeting reputation Zarin responded “Well, if they do ask me back, I can try and spin it all as a sorta Catholic inspired Mia-Culpa I’m born again schtick. You know, like what worked for Ramona this season. Renewed my ass. The only thing she’s renewing is her contract!”

      • Ellabean says:

        Excellent take on how Jill’s brain works, error. Now step back out, wipe off your feet, and have a strong cocktail on us.

  56. Ellabean says:

    I think this was mentioned a few days ago on a Lynn’s blog – but in case it was not: Jill has herself a part-time co-hosting gig on a new lifestyle show here in the New York / New Jersey metro area. It’s called “LXTV” and its one of those half hour shows at 5pm just prior to the news hour on our local NBC affiliate. Check out both links . She’s her usual sickening self.

    The 1st link has Jill interviewing “celebs” (hah!) at a “charity event” in the Hamptons at some chi chi mansion. Yesiree – check out the celebs: those imbeciles from Jersey shore: “Uh – my charity is talkin’ up the oil spill. Duh.” Then she asks Randy Jackson about her possibly guest judging on A.I. – she is such an aggressive NY jappy CHAZA ! Redundant , I know:

    http://www.nbcnewyork.com/shows/lxnewyork/

    Then this appearnce is from early May, pre-reunion taping, when they asked her about having Tweeted incorrectly about Bethenney’s baby “boy”. What a load of shit coming out of Jill’s mouth. Repetitive tired phrases. Oy and those hair extensions :

    You can tell that that Jill thinks she is quite charming.

  57. KookADoodleDo says:

    Don’t know if someone already posted this:
    “EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Ramona Singer Compares Real Wives Of NY Castmates To High School Girls”

    http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2010/06/exclusive-interview-ramona-singer-compares-real-wives-ny-castmates-high-school

    • viki55 says:

      Wonder why they used an old picture. Strange.

    • Olivia says:

      One thing for certain: these women cannot speak highly enough of themselves. Ramona thinks she’s great. Jill thinks she’s important. Theresa thinks she’s nice. Kelly thinks she’s genuine. Danielle thinks she’s empowering.

      Does it ever end?

  58. Jennifer says:

    Realitytea.com has a pic of Kelly and her new ‘man’ …… LMAO he looks like her

  59. Veronica says:

    Lynn: Have you sent this blog to Bravo? I wouldn’t put anything past this woman.

    What a breathe of fresh air if she wasn’t too return!!!

    I would love to see more of the Alex, Ramona and Bethenny friendship.

    I will be thoroughly disappointed if we don’t get to see Bethenny on RHONYC
    at least occassionally, but Jill? Who cares. I won’t miss her at all. She actually makes me not want to watch the show anymore because she can’t just let IT go! Like Sonya said referring to Kelly “she is like a dog w/ a bone” Same can be said about Jill.

  60. I Can't Stand The Toxicity says:

    Here is a brand new article about Jill. It was written by her friend Rob Shuter.

    http://www.popeater.com/2010/06/30/jill-zarin-not-leaving-housewives/

    • Adios Lunatic says:

      Argh………….that woman is something else! Editing? Really? Jill, own the hateful things you said throughout the season to everyone. Ugly, snotty, hateful comments that weren’t funny — don’t blame editing now but rather act like an adult and take responsibility.

      • error 404 says:

        It’s funny that she even has the nerve, because Bravo called her bluff and blatently showed two of her 90% “funny” footage: ‘whore trades sex for $$ watch’ and ‘Yenta Mom from hell tries to ruin daughter’s college chances’ just to prove how ZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzz it all was.

        The only person who would buy this crap is someone who didn’t watch the show, and those people have no idea who this ugly woman is, so she really shouldn’t have bothered. It’s all wasted effort.

    • kats2 says:

      Just more BS that is all part of the plan to try and keep her relevant as gutless Bravo execs decides what to do about the train wreck Jill created.

      • I Can't Stand The Toxicity says:

        I think the Bravo execs should remember that Jill tried to sabotage Bethenny’s new show. She was so angry that Bethenny got her own show, she went out of her way to destroy Bethenny’s reputation and career. She wanted Bethenny’s new show to fail before it reached the airwaves. In my opinion, Jill is a liability to Bravo.

        • bamabelle57 says:

          Plus… She’s still trying to destroy Alex and Simon.

          As I wrote above, Jill blames editing saying she wasn’t represented in a positive way as if we didn’t see anything she did or said. I guess it was all a dream. Jill didn’t ask castmates to exclude Bethenny. She didn’t tell Bethenny they were done several times, leaving Bethenny hurt and crying. Jill didn’t divide the women into teams, and she certainly didn’t have that Crypt-Keeper Mama of hers wear a Team-Jill sweatsuit to the photo shoot. No, she didn’t lie about who was listening while having Bethenny on speaker phone and she did let Ramona know LuAnn was listening to that conversation. Jill didn’t refuse to film with Bethenny. Jill didn’t fight with Ramona. Jill didn’t criticize every little thing at Brooklyn Fashion week. Nope, Jill is just so sweet, she didn’t brag that she had “only the best customer in the whole wide world key” to the top floor of Sak’s Fifth Avenue. Jill didn’t brag so un-neccesarily to LuAnn while in bed with her (dressed in her finest night wear) that she had THE CARD from Saks.

          Oh no, our dear Jill didn’t walk off when Bethenny arrived at the party, later to find out she’s engaged forcing her to lie about “having to get Bobby” to congratulate Bethenny and Jason ONLY because she might look like a “piece of shit”.

          She didn’t lock herself and Kelly into Jen’s pantry and scream at Ramona, and she never gossiped about Bethenny’s Dad dying, no NOT Jill. She didn’t interrupt the Virgin Island trip trying to gain sympathy because “oh, boo-hoo, they threw me out”. She didn’t befriend that nut-job Kelly (who she hated at the reunion~2) and sic her on Bethenny. She didn’t email Bethenny with un-wanted advice when she found out she was pregnant. She didn’t e-mail Kelly warning her-she can’t be friends with Bethenny and her. She didn’t talk behind Ramona’s back all season long. She sure didn’t make a nasty remark about Sonja to Coerte.

          So folks, everything we saw on season~3 wasn’t real… it was editing… it misrepresented our Darling Jill Zarin.

          Will she come back if asked… you bet she will. Will Bravo ask her back, oh yes they will because she causes drama, and drama sells. Does Bravo believe people will stop watching if Jill returns? Nope, they think she’s like a car wreck-you don’t want to look but can’t help it!

  61. I don’t know how to start this but I want to thank everyone here for your support. I had my biopsy today but I won’t know anything for a few days. I wish I could say that that was my greatest concern right now but it is not.
    On Sunday morning my life and the lives of many people I love was altered forever.
    I lived my greatest nightmare.At 1:30 am I received a call from my 19yr old son telling me he and 3 of his friend had just been hit head on by a drunk driver. He was hysterical, crying and extremely frightened. He wasn’t sure if his best friend, the driver, was alive. His roommate and her 7yr old sister were also seriously hurt. The paramedic only allowed me to speak with my son briefly to tell me they where treating him and taking him to the hospital.
    The 7yr old little girl was life flighted to Children’s Mercy in critical condition. The driver was life flighted in critical condition to KU Medical. My son and his roommate where taken to a local hospital. Luckily for my son, he suffered the least amount of physical trauma. The airbags and seat-belts saved their lives. My son has a broken ankle and sever muscle and tissue damage to his right shoulder. He has surgery tomorrow on his ankle. His roommate had surgery for a broken femur and she has spleen damage. The 7yr old had to undergo 6 hours plastic surgery on her face. She was cut from her ear to her mouth down to the bone. We won’t know for months how much nerve damage she has. She may never be able to smile again. She also had surgery for a broken femur, broken wrist and the bones surrounding her eye were fractured. The driver is still in critical condition. He has undergone 4 surgeries for a broken femur, wrist, forearm and elbow. He also has brain injuries and a bolt was placed on his skull to monitor swelling. He is holding stable. Their recoveries will take months to years.
    The 38yr old drunk driver walked away without a scratch. It took 4 police officers to subdue him and he continued fighting even at the jail. This is his third DUI. Actually it is his fourth but on case was dismissed. He has been charged with 5 felony counts. He has hired a defense attorney who specializes in DUI charges. He was driving his ex-wife’s SUV. My son was in a chevy caviler. Their car was traveling at 40mph. The drunk was doing no less than 60mph.
    The kids never saw it coming. They decided to go to the gas station to get some drinks and snack because the 7yr was sleeping over and they were having a movie night and slumber party. They where actually following another driver who was heading in the same direction as they where. That car was weaving between the lanes and they thought he was drunk. My son was on his cell phone reporting that driver’ tag information and location at the time they where hit. That car swerved suddenly and they where struck by the SUV that crossed the center line heading in the opposite direction. It’s ironic that they where reporting on drunk driver to the police trying to protect others, when they where hit by a different drunk driver.
    I have been at the hospital since Sunday. I have seen and heard things I never want to hear again.I have spoken to my doctor and postponed my surgery for now. Unless something significant shows up from my biopsy, I really have no choice. My son will need constant care for at least 8 weeks. The three of them had just got an apartment together to share while attending college. Now they will have to give it up because none of them will be able to care for themselves for many, many months. This bastard has stolen their , independence, destroyed their bodies, and robbed them of their innocence. Words can not effectively describe the impact of what he has done to them. To them, their parents, siblings, family members and friends.
    I needed a place to vent. This is a safe place. I can’t let my son see how hard this is for me. He is too vulnerable right now. Things are too uncertain right now. We have too much to face now and in the future. We have lawyers, insurance companies, and health insurance carriers to deal with. The physical aspects are difficult enough. The, emotion, mental, and legal aspects make it almost unbearable.
    I know some of the housewives visit this site. I am a fan of Sonja. But this experience has made me view her in a different light. Driving under the influence is NEVER okay or justifiable.

    • OneMoreInBoston says:

      Sweet Jesus.

      Usually I just lurk and laugh at all of the witty comments, but this situation is compelling me to post.

      Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

      You say that the child was transported to Children’s Mercy and the driver is at KU Medical.

      Is there anything we can do to help?

      Have you ever been on a plane that hits turbulence? The flight attendants tell you to buckle up and if you are with children and the oxygen masks descend, to put one on yourself first. Because your children will have a better chance of making it through the worst if their mom is OK.

      Please, shadowsnomore, put on your oxygen mask and take care of yourself as well.

    • error 404 says:

      OMG how horrific!

      We were head-oned last year. He wasn’t drunk, just an inexperienced kid who made a dumb mistake. We’re lucky our injuries were minor, especially compared to your son and his friends. I’m only rambling on about this so you can feel like you’re not alone. Shit happens and it’s all so random.

      Best wishes and good luck to you and yours.

    • babelony says:

      I am so sorry to hear this shadowsnomore. What a nightmare for you. My thought are with you, your son and all those involved. Why people are allowed to get away with that many DWI’s is appalling.

    • Small Town Mama says:

      I’m so sorry, I can’t imagine how devastating this must be for you. Your son and his friends are in my prayers.

      • Sick of the Trolls says:

        That is so horrible.

        I hate drunk drivers, and actually, I won’t even drive after ONE drink after watching a video about impairment when I took a DE class for a speeding ticket 20 years ago.

        After even one drink, your judgment and ability is impaired enough to hit a pedestrian, which most participants did when tested. (They took a dozen DUI people and let them drink a bit of their normal booze a bit at a time, tested blood alcohol levels at each step, video taped them, and let them drive through the same obstacle course up to legally drunk stage.) I think the vido should be required for a license.

        Anyway, the problem is, NO ONE THINKS THEY ARE DRUNK, and even one drink increases the possibility that you will have an accident, and your feelings that you are NOT impaired. Alcohol makes you believe you are FINE to drive or do whatever. Best advice, make it a rule before you have a drink. “If I have one, I am not driving.” because making that decision after a drink or two? NOT a good idea.

        Best to your son.

    • mariareads says:

      Oh,I am so sorry this has happened! What an awful ordeal for all of you. Sending prayers that those poor kids will all heal as soon as possible.
      You are so right. The emotional and mental anguish about what is to come next will be a huge thing to deal with. Hugs to you and all of the kids. It IS never OK to drive under the influence. Never!

    • kats2 says:

      Thank you for sharing this with us. I will be praying for you and all involved. With the holiday weekend coming up this is a great reminder to everyone to be careful. Drinking while driving is never Ok. It just is not there’s no debate. What you are going through I think we all fear and can relate. Take it one step at a time and one day at a time.

      And as evil as this may sound the person who did this I hope burns in hell along with the attorney who is helping him out. Let us know if you start a petition or if we can do anything to help to make sure he doesn’t get off this time.

    • HD says:

      I am very sorry to hear about this. I just took my daughter to this thing called The 99 which means every day 99 youth and young adults die from preventable causes. The show many of these incidents in live scenes. Drunk driving (being hit by a drunk driver) was one of the highest causes of death. I am sorry to hear this. I pray your son and his friends will recover fully. You are correct about Sonja with her drunk driving. It is never okay. Hopefully she has learned from this before she hurts someone. Blessings to you!

    • Jillousyness says:

      You are an amazingly strong woman and expressed yourself with much composure and grace. Thank God all of the young people are alive but have long roads to recovery. Your son and the other accident victims are blessed and lucky to have such wonderful families to take care of them and work out the nightmare of medical decisions and insurance paperwork. I know we all are a group of faceless and mostly nameless “friends” that have come to know and trust one another but any one of us would be there in a heartbeat if we could. Please know that we all are here for you, night or day, to be an ear or a shoulder for you. All of my prayers and wishes for speedy recoveries for the young people and that your health is not jeopardized in the meantime.

      • Ellabean says:

        Like yourself, so many above, spoke so eloquently of your ordeal. All the best to you Shadows No More. Your screen name is powerful. I am so glad no one was killed and your son is okay. At 19 – he is at the best age to recover physically and emotionally – no younger and no older. All the very best to you and your family.

        • MAMAZ says:

          Shadows – I will be praying for you and the young people in the car. I’m so sorry any of you had to experience this.

          • Dani says:

            My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and your son’s roommate and family.

    • My deepest sympathies to you and all involved. I’ll be keeping everyone in my thoughts and prayers and asking God to send extra strength and comfort your way and to especially guard your health while you are caring for your son. I’ll also be praying for a good report from the biopsy.

      As I was reading your post, in the back of my mind I, too, was thinking about Sonja and others who were arrested for DUI but did not hit/kill anyone. I’ve always believed and continue to do so that DUI is never justifiable. Because it does only takes an instant to change someone’s life forever.

      Any time you need to vent, come here and there will be someone to hear you. :)

    • fairydusted says:

      Thanks for your update Shadow. I am so sorry about your son and his driving companions. I believe there is a special place in hell for drunk drivers. Thinking of you and your family at this most difficult time. Venting is a good thing!

    • ramonacoaster says:

      I’m so sorry for what happened. This is a terrible tragedy. I hope and pray for a quick recovery for your son and his friends and family.

    • AlternateReality says:

      Sending you thoughts and prayers from my family to yours for a full recovery of all involved. Please let us know of your test results. Thank you for the reality check.

    • Jenni says:

      I am so sorry. I had a feeling something was wrong, as you had not commented for so long. Thanks for coming back and letting us know what was up! I was worried, but I never imagined anything this bad! Praying God will help carry you through.

    • Adios Lunatic says:

      @Shadowsnomore — wow! So glad to hear your son is okay. Makes me sick to think about people in that condition driving and endangering others. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your son, and his friends.

    • boston02127 says:

      @shadowsnomore-My prayers are with you and yours.

    • CuckooforCocoaPuffs says:

      I’m so sorry, Shadows… stay strong. You and your family and the other children are in my prayers.

    • MickeyMouth says:

      I am truly sorry for your troubles. I have had experience with both waiting on the biopsy and having family members involved in a drunk driving accident. Continue to lean on family and friends for support, as well as the friends you have made here. You are in my thoughts.

      • CdnFillie says:

        My heart goes out to you and your family..will pray and keep you in my thoughts…hugs

    • Char212 says:

      Oh Shadow I am so sorry this has happened to your son and his friends. All of them and you will continue to be in my prayers. Of course the drunk driver walked away unharmed, isn’t that how it always goes. You are one strong women and I admire your strength. Come and vent anytime you feel like and keep us posted on how everyone is doing. Cyber hugs from me to you!

    • Squirrels says:

      No matter how much we try to protect them, one they walk past the front door, all we can do is hope.

      Dear, dear Shadows, indeed this a good place that will allow you the space you need to vent, cry, share good news, and know you are not alone in this.

      Often in times of family crisis, we are surrounded by our loved ones, but since everyone is effected differently, and have their own emotional thresholds, it’s good to know you have a place you can share your own pain and relieve some stress.

      I realize your son needs you, but please, now is the time to do what you must to take care of yourself as well. I hope you can find the strength to do both.

    • wvurn says:

      My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

      • bamabelle57 says:

        Dear Shadows,

        You have my deepest sympathies and prayers! I’m so very sorry this has happened to your son, his friends and all the families. Thank “The Good Lord” that everyone is alive.

        I pray for a speedy recovery for everyone involved in the wreck. It isn’t a car accident because the drunk driver chose to drink and drive and that’s no accident.

        Please keep us posted and try to get some rest when you can. I don’t know you, but I care about people and I will pray for you all. Can you post your son’s first name? If you don’t want to I’ll understand.

        Why is it that most drunk drivers aren’t hurt? That person should of been in jail and NOT in a car! You’re right, I do see Sonja in a different light now. She definately needs to be punished for her DUI, and hopefully NEVER does it again!

        Hang In There and God Bless You,
        Sherry

      • felony stupid says:

        Shadow – I’m so sorry and my heart is with you. One of my best friends was involved in a head on collision with a drunk driver some years ago and I hate that anyone has to go through this preventable horrible unnecessary trauma. If we can do anything to help keep this piece of crap off the roads please keep us informed. All the best thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

        • Katiecoo says:

          Very late here but a quick note to say I”m so sorry and sending you good thoughts and healing light from AZ.

    • Dear Shadows, Life changes quickly, some times without warning – you and yours are in my prayers. Lean on us when you need to because we are here for you.

    • twoile says:

      I’m so sorry you have sooooooo much on your plate…& wish good intentions could actually take some off…….vent away & on a practical note I’ll offer the following, check with the Ins b/c you may B able to have “home care” covered to assist in the care of your son when he returns to your home….It is numbing to go through such a jolting assault on your child & taking care of yourself is equally as important as seeing to everyone elses care. Take Care

    • Kat says:

      I just saw this… Shadowsnomore I hope you and your family are all okay.
      What a tragic event. I’m so sorry to read this. Best wishes.

  62. Sick of the Trolls says:

    OMG.

    You couldn’t WRITE this stuff and have anyone take you seriously.

    Amazon must have 60 pages of that nut who has now, completely screwed up by assuming the REAL persona of a REAL MD. And ranted. Endlessly.

    Finally, someone has gone too far, and will hopefully face charges and possibly even a few nights in jail.

    • Sick of the Trolls says:

      meant to say, thanks for those earlier links everyone.

      Panic seems to be setting in with the “doctor” now. I smell actual FEAR in the latest posts.

      • AlternateReality says:

        how do i find this page with the posts?

        • Squirrels says:

          the posts start around page 380 or so, on amazon.com . go to books, look up zarins book and go to A.Chandlers review. its on the opening page of the book.

  63. It’s frustrating, and it makes me VERY angry that media outlets lie about so many things…. it’s one big game. The more money they make, the more they do it to sell what they have to us.
    I went to JZ’s site, and I noticed something…. some of the names on her blog (names from the comments) are in color, just like Jill’s name. Doesn’t this mean IT IS Jill, but under an alias? If it is her, I would NOT be suprised at all, given what she did on Amazon.
    Go with your gut, Lynn. All of those twitter names bashing B fans and Alex & Simon HAS to be the same person, especially if they have alot of commonalities between them…. given Jill’s track record this year, I wouldn’t put it past the broad. She’ll do ANYthing to come back next year, on the RHONY… I didn’t believe Jill for ONE minute when she said on the reunion, “I don’t know if I’ll be back next year…” Bitch, please. I can’t stand Jill, and what she’s done to Bethenny… and now she’s set her sights on Alex and Simon…. it’s ridiculous!
    Lynn, if you have any free time, please check out my new blog…. your support means alot to me.

    http://justcarrieann.wordpress.com/

    • desertgal66 says:

      On Jill’s site: An “in color” name just means that the name links to something-either a website or an email-i.e. if I post a comment there, and provide the link to my website, my name would be in color when my post appeared.

  64. Adgirl says:

    I don’t believe for a second that Jill has accepted that she may not be invited back for next season. WHY THE TROLL ERUPTION if she had an epiphany about her behavior??? The frequency and intensity of the trolliness is from pure frustration and fear by her and her posse.

    Re: Christopher London. What a wonderful and refreshingly honest column/blog. He must be astonished at the antics he observes by the D List celebs/wanna be celebs.

    He mentioned Jill manicuring her “brand” of villian. I disagree. The last thing Jill wanted to be perceived as was a villian. That’s is why all of her insanity off screen. She wants to be loved and adored. Not hated. She wasn’t trying to be the “you love to hate” Omarosa or Richard of Survivor.
    She wants to be a middled aged Lauren Conrad.

    • Ellabean says:

      Agreed. She truly thought she was New Yorky “charming” – and it could sell. After Seasons One and Two – she thought she was the heart of the Real Housewives of New York City.

      • Ellabean says:

        More like she thought she was pretty nasal-voiced Fran Drescher with a touch of old school NY Jewish girl makes good creds ala Barbra Streisand with a tinge of Linda Richman funny.
        NOT.

        • MAMAZ says:

          Adgirl – A middle aged Lauren Conrad! That’s perfect. I’m sure that’s exactly how she sees herself.
          Of course she thinks Bravo will invite her to be on RHONY next sesaon. Her fall from grace was so spectacular that I didn’t believe there was any way she could be anything but the villain after last season. But I underestimated JZ or at least her PR people. The SPIRITUAL JOURNEY! That’s how she is going to rejoin RHONY as a kinder, gentler Jill Zarin. *gag*

  65. Gypsy says:

    So Kelly’s tweeting about making a workout video. That’s sooooo original and I’m sure Bethenny anythink like…oops, never mind. LOL

    • Gypsy says:

      errrr…that should be Bethenny wouldn’t think anything like…

    • HD says:

      I don’t care what Kelly does working out, it is certainly not something I would want to do. She does not have a feminine body. I would much rather work out with someone that embraces the curves of womanhood.

  66. AlternateReality says:

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  68. Jenni says:

    Well, just got through reading all the posts, what a big day it has been! Looks like the Jill silence has been broken, I think we all guessed it could not last for long. I guess we are having less posts than usual, due to people hanging out at amazon to watch the story as it unfolds? If bravo is looking at comments on this blog, I guess it would be good for us to state where we stand on RHoNY- short and sweet.

    Here is my statement- @Bravo- I will not watch RHoNY if Jill returns and Alex does not. I am not sure I could stand to watch it even with Sonja, Ramona, and Alex (who I really enjoy, if Jill is on as well.

    • Dani says:

      I will not continue to watch HWONYC if Jill Zarin returns and Alex does not either.

    • Good idea Jenni! :)

      My statement on RHONY:

      I will only watch RHONY if Alex returns. If Jill comes back also, I will not watch her nor support her sponsors and will continue to write Bravo’s RHONY sponsors to voice my complaints about Jill and will not support their products as long as Jill remains on the show.

      I will support the endeavors on and off the show of Alex and Simon, Ramona, Bethenny, and tentatively Sonja, depending on how she handles her alleged DUI (partially because of my beliefs and partially in respect to and support of Shadowsnomore and others who have experienced the injury or death of a loved one from being hit by a drunken driver. It only takes a second for tragedy to strike.).

  69. I Can't Stand The Toxicity says:

    Someone tweeted Andy Cohen and asked him about casting news for RHONY. We have to wait until 2011 :(

    BravoAndy RT @caroncaroncaron: when is rhony casting news? SIT TIGHT UNTIL 2011!

    • So they’re going to wait until the new season is almost upon us, I guess. I guess we could ask some of the housewives. They had revealed in past years around June, I think. Why the big secret now?

      Anybody who lives in NYC keep your eyes peeled later this summer. Maybe you’ll spot one of them and a camera crew following! LOL!

    • KookADoodleDo says:

      Jill will never be able to keep her mouth shut about who was asked back for next season.

    • Need a Hobby says:

      IIRC Bravo doesn’t make official announcements until long after the fact. For example, Bravo in response to press inquiries still refused to admit that the DC show was scheduled and who the cast was until they started doing promotion for it, although the cast was leaked months before and it was already known the show was picked up.

      In RHONY’s past, the rumor mill and some of the women themselves have discussed status, such as last year when contract negotiations were prolonged due to holdouts. Usually first will come news that the show has been picked up for another season. And unless they change the shooting schedule, they’ll start filming around Labor Day. But I don’t think Bravo officially announces the cast until they start promoting the new season.

  70. Jenni says:

    I was reading the comments on Alex’s blog, and saw Otay’s comment the she is trying not to die from breast cancer and is currently taking Aridex. My guess is she had a typo there, and is really taking Arimidex.
    Breast, ovarian, fallopian tube, and uterine cancer are all related and have their similarities. SO, otay and I have something in common. I am writing this in hopes that otay still lurks here, or that one of her friends will see this comment and forward it to her.
    @Otay- I am very sorry you have to go through this. As I am going through chemo as well, I hope you will take this advice in the spirit in which it is intended: to help and support you in your battle. I have been on chemo for 1.5 years now, for ovarian cancer (stage 4). After a while, the chemo drugs pass through the body/brain barrier and affect your brain chemistry. It can cause severe depression, and it is hard for the person experiencing it to realize that it is even happening. The patient ends up in a VERY DARK PLACE. I get the feeling that you may be in that place. Of course I do not know you, and I am quite often wrong, so please do not take this the wrong way. I really am only trying to help.
    Your oncologist will understand completely and be able to help you with depression medications, if you talk with him/her about it. Had to start taking the depression meds two months ago. The difference in my ability to enjoy life, attitude, interactions with others, and most of all ability to HOPE and FIGHT for my life has improved significantly. If you even think you MIGHT be in this dark place, please consider talking to your doctor about it!

    • Jenni and Otay, I am sorry to learn that you are both struggling to fight cancer. My thoughts and prayers are with you both. I hope both of you will continue to take any meds that will help you get through these cancer treatments and that you will overcome it and one day be strong, healthy, and cancer free! May God watch over your both.

      • Jenni says:

        Thank you so much. It is very kind of you.

        I just hope that Otay sees my post, as the depression comes on so gradually, and is so rational: I mean really, who wouldn’t be depressed? But the truth is it is a truly terrible side effect of the chemo, the brain chemistry changes, and that can be treated with some meds that have been newly developed and do not have the bad side effects like the older depression meds. I hope Otay is not in that dark place, but if she is, I hope she is able to be freed from it! The meds have helped me fabulously.

        Please, friends of Otay, forward this to her….

        • That’s true Jenni. I liked Otay, indeed, there are very few people in the world that I don’t like (like Jill!), but sometimes Otay would go off on dark tangents (we all sometimes go off at different degrees) and I didn’t understand that. I probably didn’t respond to her at times very well because of that, but I do hope she knows that we care about her. She had done a lot in digging up info and kept us informed and that was greatly appreciated! :)

        • It’s hard enough to deal with everyday life with depression. I have dealt with it my whole life. Depression that weighs on your mind and body to the point that it’s a struggle to do anything. For me, I try to work through it without meds. But it has been debilitating at times over the years. God has pulled me through a few of those times.

          But I couldn’t imagine what you both are dealing with in fighting cancer, going through chemo and taking other meds to combat it with the side effects from all of this, then have to fight the depression also.

          • Jenni says:

            You have my sympathy! I had never experienced it before, but my brother has also fought depression all his life. He had been on meds, but the side effects for him were bad enough that he decided to try to deal with it without them. It is a terrible thing, I hope I never have to dealt with it again!

            Hope you are successful in your fight, sending you good wishes and prayers!

            • Thanks Jenni! I think every day I get out of bed and get busy is an achievement. Then again, I have suffered from insomnia for 4 years ongoing, so any day I get stuff done is good! LOL! But for less than a month now, I’ve been able to get more sleep (more than 1 to 3 hours at a time), so that’s good. :) Have to make lifestyle changes to try to benefit my health–more exercise, less stress, more fresh fruit & veggies.

              Really glad that your family knows about your brother’s depression. I have to hide it–I’m supposed to be the strong one in the family. LOL! :P

    • Quincy IL says:

      I am so sorry that they are suffering. I hope they can come back here and remain friends with us. Gosh, my heart just breaks with this news.

    • bamabelle57 says:

      Jenni,

      I’m sorry to hear you’re fighting ovarian cancer. I’ll pray for a full recovery for you. From your writings, it sounds as if you’re a strong woman. Please hang in there and God Bless You! I’m here if you need to talk.

      Sherry

      • Jenni says:

        Thank you so much! I may take you up on your offer one day, but for now your expression of sympathy is touching and really helps!

      • Jenni says:

        PS: and the prayers are GREATLY appreciated as well!

        • Char212 says:

          Jenni, you and Otay have been added to my prayers as well. I wish they could find a cure for this dreaded disease. God Bless!

    • twoile says:

      So sorry for your struggles & wanted to say how generous of you to offer an assist to another “fighter” of the disease. I’ll keep you both in good thoughts. Take Care

  71. KookADoodleDo says:

    From Alex’s blog at Bravo:
    “we’re really happy to be doing a co-signing next week with our book and the new Real Housewives Get Personal coffee table book – Simon and I will be there with some of our friends from New Jersey! ”

    Interesting that Jill wasn’t invited to promote her book also!

  72. HD says:

    This has nothing to do with anything but if anyone watches So You Think You Can Dance? I just cannot stand Mia Michaels! She acts as if she invented dancing!

  73. Zee says:

    Wow, eyes are crossing trying to get through ALL of the rantings on Amazon today. I cant stand anymore. Its just gross – I did notice that Alana’s bday is marked as Monday so HAPPY Belated BIRTHDAY!! My oldest son turned 18 yesterday (can not believe I have an adult son now) I’m going to chill for the rest of the evening and check out TopChef. Later gators. Still hate jill.

  74. celeste says:

    I don’t think Kelly KillMoron Bensimon will take too kindly to this article in Britain:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1291030/Real-Housewives-Kelly-Killoren-Bensimon-looks-healthier-putting-pounds.html

  75. Sick of the Trolls says:

    Troll is back on Amazon. Probably woke up from his/her nap with a wet diaper. Hopefully mommy will change it soon.

  76. Calm, calm. Remain calm. Deep breath…

    Had to step away from Amazon before posting an obscene response to that stupid, moronic, obsessive jackass Samples.

    There, I feel better! LOL! :P

  77. anitabee says:

    OMG –

    Has anyone seen the pic of Kelly’s new man?

    http://www.realitytea.com/2010/06/30/jill-zarin-wants-to-embark-on-a-spiritual-journey-kelly-bensimon-has-a-new-man/

    Doesn’t he look like he came straight out of some 1979 hair rock band?

  78. Sick of the Trolls says:

    So, next week is the show where something actually happens on RHNJ right? I may have to force myself to watch that one.

    This all season long boring building up to a “SHOCKING” finale fight between mafia-lite and the prostitution whore routine is getting old.

  79. Sick of the Trolls says:

    I think it started (this time) at about page 260 or so.

  80. Sick of the Trolls says:

    The troll has stopped arguing about being a doctor and is now arguing about not being a troll.

    eating it’s tail internets

  81. Olivia says:

    Jill must be doing cartwheels somewhere in Long Island tonight as many of the blogs are busy speculating about her return to the series. The blogs weigh in as half yes, half no which is eliciting more commentary (not all that favorable) to whether she will come back.

    She is probably wallowing in the speculation, thinking of herself as being as interesting as the coverage surrounding whether Tiger Woods would return to golf when he mistepped. That alone would bear out her narcissim to the endth degree.

    Jill “Look at me, look at me” Zarin will surely return next season faster than anyone could say “sign here”. She can’t live without the cameras.

  82. I can’t remember. Is anybody blogging about Work of Art?

  83. dancekrazy says:

    JILL ABSOLUTELY THINKS THE AMERICAN PUBLIC IS STUPID AND HER BEHAVIOR DURING SEASON 3, PLUS THE REUNION SHOW DEMONSTRATES THAT.

    Zarin thinks that unless she comes off like the victim in all of this, even MORE people will dislike her. Boo Hoo, baby!
    This is, of course, her reason for self-agrandizement, blaming editing, blaming everyone else but herself. Again, I can’t count how many episodes she has cried in, but it was the majority of them. It’s like she took a bad acting class where she learned to cry on cue, get attention any way she can, and overact with her hand over her eyes and around her face as though she were an actress in a “silent film”.
    YOU KNOW, SHE REMINDS ME OF THE CHARACTER, NORMA DESMOND, IN THE LAST SCENE OF “GRAND HOTEL”—I’M READY FOR MY CLOSE UP, MR. DE MILLE!

    Her problem is that she thinks that she is smarter than everyone, and that by putting everyone else (who’s her enemy) down, she elevates herself…….we don’t buy it. She doesn’t think we’ll notice things as obvious as facebook, twitter, and other website where she self-posts great things about herself and horrible things about anything that Alex or Simon are associated with.

    The problem with BRAVO MAY BE (and I hope that this is not true), is that they may be hoping for more drama with Jill, so they may keep her on. Believe me, BRAVO, we don’t need that thing to watch…….we’ll have quite enough with Ramona, Alex, Kelly, LuAnn, Sonia (our sexy pistol), and Bethenny (God willing).

    I hope that BRAVO sees through Zarin the way Bethenny and Alex finally did, and we know that those two are not in any way impaired, so if they both dumped Zarin, it was for SOUND REASON.

    Lynn,
    What can we do to “diffuse” the propaganda being put out by Jill, and her “plants”?
    On which website should we write our comments about how we want Alex back– NOT JILL?

    She needs to get off that show and let it be about “true” dramas that occur among friends. All Jill adds is a first semester drama student’s take on it. And it is all an act in an effort to get more face time!
    Susan

  84. Squirrels says:

    crap, that doc has allot of time to learn all about puter systems and internet inner workings. When does she have time to keep up with her medical reading or reasearch?

    • Sick of the Trolls says:

      It’s so hard keeping troll identities straight when you have so very, very, very many of them.

      • Sick of the Trolls says:

        AND, the troll has entered the “nice” phase. Always happens with Samples, every. single. time.

        Soon something will set it off again.

  85. Squirrels says:

    LYNN….. THE POSTS ARE OUT OF ORDER. fyi.

  86. Sick of the Trolls says:

    Yeah, posts are whack.

    I love work of art! I hope someone blogs it.

    Jill is coming back. Bravo can’t buy this kind of publicity. They will mess with her mind first.

    The ONLY thing that might stop it is if Bobby finds his balls or a new blow-job giver and finally puts his foot down. This publicity may be great for Bravo, but not so much for Zarins. He is probably sick of his wife being a laughingstock, REALLY sick of looking at the piles “the book” cluttering up Zarins basement, (and the money it cost him to buy them from Amazon,) and not too happy over the breast reduction either.

    • Squirrels says:

      “The ONLY thing that might stop it is if Bobby finds his balls or a new blow-job giver and finally puts his foot down.”

      Do not ask me to apply for that job… tyvm.

    • Squirrels says:

      You know? Seems to me that if and when the posts get out of order, they can be kept in order by replying, not starting a new subject post.

      Of course with us, that may mean you’d have to go back like 50 posts, but hey, it’s my only alternative til Lynn has the time. Can we clone her to do the mundane stuff? Worked for Michael Keaton.

    • Squirrels says:

      Nite all

  87. Kokuanani says:

    They watch their Bravotv.com site to see who’s getting the most attention,

    How can Bravo get any reliable information from its own site [or TWOP] when they censor remarks so heavily? Unless they’re secretly working with the “unretouched” comments that roll in, most of which never get published because they’re negative, they can’t get a reliable picture of “audience response” from their site.

    I hope they know this.

  88. viki55 says:

    Anyone up yet? I see the post out of order and was wondering if the July 1st morning are burried here somewhere!

  89. viki55 says:

    I was just catching up on the A. Chandler’s Amazon book review (which has turned into a blog site). When people would finally ignore the troll (Jennifer Redding) he/she/it would rant all the more, proving the behavior is all attention seeking. I guess I don’t understand why people find it so hard to ignore it, why they take the bait so easily. It makes me wonder if they also enjoy the drama.

  90. Jennifer says:

    Ok – I just had a thought do you think the fact that Kelly, Jill and Luann are alll the second wives (or 4th) plays into their insecurities and why they kept calling R’s renewal stupid……. There is nothing wrong with being second wife but I could understand how someone with crap security about themselves would let it rattle them.

    • viki55 says:

      And perhaps they felt Ramona was rubbing their marriage failures in their faces.

    • error 404 says:

      I think the biggest reason for the jealous snark is because the vow renewal gave R a major story line: her bachelorette trip took up like 3 episodes and her vow renewal ceremony was the big season ending party. I’m sure that Jill wanted her skating kiddie birthday party to be the big closer, like her creeky joints event was last year. J&R’s whole “friendship” runs on on-upmanship as it’s main fuel. And Kiki and Lulu were in serious danger of being replaced due to being boring as all hell. Really? Apartment shopping and random street interviews? Finally they had to pull a singing career and a breakdown out of their asses in order to save their spots.

  91. WALLETSNIFFERJILLZARiN says:

    JILL GETS THE BITCH, WALLET SNIFFER, VICIOUS AWARD OF THE CENTURY! She thinks that everyone is stupid and I am so sick and tired of her evil ways. She doestn’t care if she would jeopardize anyones job etc. just as long as she gets her way. She has said that Bethenny’s wedding was a circus. The only reason why she thought it was a circus because BETHENNY IS SICK AND TIRED OF JILL AND SHE WASN’T INVITED………….!!!!! I feel sorry for Bawby I can’t believe he is still with her. She treats him like dirt and he continues to stay with her. Has anyone ever notice that she is the only one that talks about money. I wonder if sales at Zarin fabrics have gone down because of the morons behavior?

    All the idiots that are tweeting facebooking etc. have to be paid by Jill because no one in their right mind would write anything positive about her.

    If Bravo continues to keep the wallet sniffer I will not watch!

  92. AmyW says:

    Lynn, Do you talk to Andy at all? Do you think he knows this? I hope so.

  93. Val Kelley says:

    Luann’s comment about what her ex-husbands reaction of her dating or marrying a Jewish person is very telling. I think she must have similar feelings or she would have not answered that question the way she did. She is from American native Indian descent, yet you never hear her speak of that or verbalize support of their charities. I wonder how much conflict arose between her and the Count with all her socializing with Jewish people. I think Luann will distant herself from Jill in the near future, the Count does hold the purse strings. If Jill doesn’t have Loann to stir up shit with, do we think Kelly could actually handle Jill’s neediness and demands for attention? How would she handle Jill’s contant “white noise” otherwise known as gossip and bullying. I think Jill and Kelly will be back if invited.

  94. lynnrd says:

    I agree 100 percent with Lynn that there are people out there who are keeping Jill in the limelight in a positive way. Just try a google alert and you will see these people.
    In one post by a writer, discussing Bravo, he stated they want the negative person as that sells versus the nicey-nicey person. That is there opinion. Here is mine: I will not watch the Housewives of New York if Jill is on. Bravo is one of my favorite stations but it will lose me if the above occurs. I am only one person…maybe not enough since most people enjoy a controversial situation to watch. One needs to stand tough. Good job Lynn.

    Another Lynn
    San Diego, CA

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