To say we are thankful for The Real Housewives of each and every city would be a gross understatement. Okay, every city except Miami, but overall, these ladies provide us with endless entertainment and, perhaps most importantly -- make us look incredibly sane next to their antics.
To think what we would have missed over the years had they never opened those gates to Coto de Casa in the first season of The Real Housewives of Orange County makes us incredibly grateful that they did. Without them we never would have heard such phrases as "thug in cocktail dress" or "prostitution whore," nor would we have been exposed to such dark places as Scary Island or strange creatures like Tareq Salahi.
But enough about us, what about them? When you're a glamorous personality with your life on display (on display), there's plenty of negativity that comes with the job. But there are also some pretty great things that go along with being a Real Housewife. Here are 10 that I bet they give thanks for each and every day.
1. Wine and Lots of It
How else could they endure one another?
2. Glitter Eye Shadow
Reunions wouldn't be complete without inches of it.
3. Andy Cohen
Who wouldn't want to sit on a couch and chat with him?
Sure they may slam them, but they also provide oodles of free publicity anytime they breathe.
5. Lush Fans
Let's see, Bethenny Frankel has Skinnygirl Margaritas, Ramona Singer has her Pinot Grigio; Kim Zolciak has her Viva Moscato wines, and Teresa Giudice has her Fabellini ... to name a few. Fans seem to be drinking up what they're selling.
What better way to fuel feuds and talk behind one another's back. Besides, what else do they have to do all day when we're not watching?
Without it, all of their horrendous "hit" songs (e.g. "Tardy for the Party" by Kim Zolciak and "Money Can't Buy You Class" by LuAnn de Lesseps) would be even worse.
8. That They're Still Standing
Bravo isn't shy about bringing out the axe and hacking casts, so anyone still standing should be grateful they're still on the bankroll.
9. Other Housewives and Their Heinous Behavior
Because no matter what outrageous things they say or do, there will always be another housewife to come along and do something even worse.
10. For Viewers That Actually Want to Watch Their Antics
Call us what you will, but we just can't look away.
What other things do you think Real Housewives should be thankful for?
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