The RHOC star is making it known that she wants to trade in her orange for a Real Housewives of New York apple.
Kelly is set to wed her fiancé and FOX News Correspondent Rick Leventhal on Oct 10, 2020. After Kelly says ‘I’ do’ she has plans to move to NYC, where Rick currently lives.
“I would like Jolie to come to high school out here, on the East Coast,” the reality star admits, referencing her 13-year-old daughter.
This move would mean leaving RHOC for good but Kelly’s hoping not to leave the world of Real Housewives altogether. Instead, Kelly would like to just move from one Housewives franchise to another, which has NEVER been done before.
However, Kelly’s move to RHONY could be quite seamless considering she already friendly with many of the ladies, including Sonja Morgan, Dorinda Medley, and Ramona Singer. In fact, Ramona introduced Kelly to her fiancé Rick.
“Actually, I’m really good friends with Dorinda [Medley], Sonja [Morgan]. I’m really good friends with Ramona [Singer],” Kelly explained to Too Fab. “Ramona’s the one who hooked me up with Rick! Dorinda said she would officiate it, and then Ramona hooked me up, so she’s gotta be in it.”
“I love Rick and Kelly together!” Ramona gushes to ET. “Kelly stayed with me, she had just broken up with her boyfriend, and I said, ‘Come stay with me.’ She said, ‘Are you sure?’ I said, ‘Of course! I have this huge house. Come, come, come.’ She stayed with me for eight days. She’s younger than me, said I have more energy than her. I dragged her from one party to another, and the one-party she didn’t want to go to because, ‘Oh, it’s too far…’ [and] that’s where she met Rick and fell in love! So, there you go. Yes, I’m very happy for her.”
Ramona, who will most likely be in Kelly bridal party is all for Kelly joining the Real Housewives of New York. She says she’s already started a campaign for the move with Real Housewives executive producer Andy Cohen.
“Absolutely, I already texted Andy, ‘I’m with Kelly right now. I’m seeing her ring. I love her, I adore her. If she moves to New York, can she be a new Housewife?'” Ramona revealed.
“I feel like I fit in better because I’m friends with Sonja [Morgan] and Dorinda [Medley],” Kelly notes, referencing two of Ramona’s co-stars. “Like, I’m really good friends with them. I talk to them on the phone all the time. So, I mean, it would be, like, a nice transition, perhaps. I mean, I would like to get a job transfer.”
As for Kelly’s RHOC co-stars, they are all for the switch. Shannon Beador calls the move a “great idea,” and says she would “absolutely” be thrilled for Kelly if it happened.
“Bye, b***h!” Tamra Judge quipped. “And by the way, Nicole wants her ring back.”
If you’re wondering who Nicole is, Tamra says she’s “The girl who used to own the ring.”
Vicki Gunvalson, on the other hand, is more worried about how the move to NYC would impact Kelly’s daughter Jolie.
“OK, what about her daughter?” Vicki asks. “I mean, I don’t understand it. I have two children and my kids know [my fiance, Steve Lodge], Steve asked for their permission and hand in marriage. I just don’t understand it. She’s known him three months.”
Kelly has admitted that Jolie and Rick don’t know each other well and haven’t had time to bond yet.
“Marriage is a huge, huge undertaking and a commitment, and she’s been married two times before,” Vicki adds. “I don’t understand the reason why they’re rushing. Is she pregnant? Like, I don’t understand. Take your time, slow down.”
The Real Housewives of Orange County air Tuesdays at 9 pm EST on Bravo.