“Real Housewives of New York” to Fire Jill Zarin, Kelly Bensimon, Alex McCord and Cindy Barshop?

Truth rating: 7

By Michael Lewittes


There’s been a lot of talk recently about a cast shake-up on the upcoming season of “The Real Housewives of New York City,” with multiple outlets reporting that Bravo is set to fire Jill Zarin, Kelly Bensimon, Alex McCord and Cindy Barshop.

Gossip Cop investigated, and a “Real Housewives” insider informs us, “There are ongoing talks” about replacing the four ladies, but that at present, “No one’s been told they’re fired.”

Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan and LuAnn de Lesseps have already been asked back, we’ve learned, while Zarin, Bensimon, McCord and Barshop “are the most probable” to be axed from the show.

The possible shake-up has to do with the public expressing interest for new stories on the show.

In an official statement to Gossip Cop, Bravo says, “No decisions have been finalized yet.”

What do you think about Zarin, Bensimon, McCord and Barshop possibly leaving the series?

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