On the season premiere of Real Housewives of Miami, we learned that Adriana de Moura had already been married to Frederic, legally, and that Lea Black was very hurt to find out that Adriana had kept this from her!
Additionally, Lea feels that Adriana has since betrayed her by forming alliances with “the hater club.” Lea is taking to her blog to discuss this situation, saying there’s a lot more to the story about her helping out Adriana when she was a single mom. She writes in her Bravo blog:
Speaking of friendships, where did the Lea/Adriana friendship go awry? And why did Adriana turn against me? According to her, I didn’t have her “back” her when she slapped Joanna. A true friend has the guts to tell you when you’re wrong, and Adriana, you were wrong. Does telling her to “take the high road” justify her betrayal and her joining of the hater club?
Back to the luncheon, I didn’t go for a couple of reasons. My son was on spring break and we had family plans in L.A., and does anyone really think the way to mend a friendship rift is at a luncheon discussing it with a bunch of girls over cocktails? It would have put me in the position to discuss all the ugly facts in front of everyone. I just thought it would be more appropriate not to bring everyone into it and have people taking sides and giving opinions.
Why air all of Adriana’s dirty laundry in front a group? Why embarrass her? Of course she did an excellent job of embarrassing herself by saying I only bought things from her and didn’t give her “cash.” Wow! A lot more to that story.
My instinct was to have a one-on-one conversation with Adriana, and hopefully just put it behind us and move on… Well stay tuned to see how that works out!
And the Frederic/Adriana soap opera drama…really? LOL! Was that a set-up for the latest “marriage story”? His impersonation of me could have been funny, had it not been so mean-spirited. Amy Phillips’ is much better. But who can blame a guy for backing up his wife of 5 years? And thank you, Fredric, for promoting my new handbag line!
Meanwhile, Adriana is taking to her blog to explain why she kept her legal marriage a secret. She writes in her blog:
Speaking of surprises, some people were surprised by the fact that Frederic and I had a marriage license that we got many years ago. At that time, we were dating for just a few weeks and he asked me to marry him. I was swept off my feet by his charming French ways and said yes. So we proceeded with the formal legalities needed for getting married and that entails a marriage license. Just a couple of weeks prior to the wedding ceremony, he canceled due to my son not being emotionally ready to see me walk down the aisle and begging me not to do it.
I became very stressed out and divided. Frederic too was second guessing his decision… All of this will be better explained in the episodes, so I won’t bother you with the details now. However, for the protection of my son’s emotional being, we never considered or called ourselves married, and to tell you the truth, without the religious ceremony I never felt married and still had many issues to work out within me due to failed relationships in the past. This was our journey and I didn’t hurt anyone or commit a crime.
However, I was very disappointed at some cast members who were quick to pass judgment and cast the first stone, as if they were perfect, but to them I quote: “Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.” -Oscar Wild
I am very perplexed by this situation on both ends. On Lea’s end, Adriana claims that Lea knew she was legally married to Frederic, so is Lea just exaggerating this for a storyline? Also, who cares if she didn’t defend her at the reunion? She can be friends with both sides! She is clearly taking a page out of the Lisa Vanderpump cast mate rule book.
As for Adriana, this story is just so sketchy. For two season she painted herself as a struggling woman trying to cope with how her ex-husband left her and betrayed her. She said she didn’t want to re-marry because of this. Never did she say it was because of her son Alex not being ready! So now that her legal marriage was put on blast, she is latching onto a different story. It doesn’t add up!
Screen shot showing that Adriana was MARRIED, not just obtained a marriage license:
I guess we will have to keep watching. Do you think Adriana, Lea, or both, are not being real?