Ramona Singer was accused on this week’s “Actual Housewives of New York” of sharing photos with black associates to present she’s not racist.
Calling Singer a “grasp manipulator,” pal Sonja Morgan mentioned she discovered it “humorous” that Singer had posted an Instagram pic with “RHONY” beginner Eboni Ok. Williams, the franchise’s first black solid member, and one other black buddy, Bershan Shaw, weeks aside.
“I discovered it very manipulative as a result of my woman Ramona is a grasp of manipulation,” Morgan instructed Williams throughout the brand new solid member’s election evening social gathering.
Williams, clearly stunned by the accusation, then requested fellow partygoers, together with castmates Luann de Lesseps and Leah McSweeney, “Are y’all telling me that Ramona is posting photos rapid-fire of black women in her life to counter a story that she’s racist?”
The group responded with a powerful “sure.”
In separate confessionals, the women appeared to react to the accusation, with Morgan saying, “Obvi,” McSweeney commenting, “It does sound like a typical Ramona transfer,” and de Lesseps replying, “Yeah.”
Singer captioned the Hamptons-snapped shot with Williams, “You already know I like making new associates 😊 @ebonikwilliams.”
Morgan, 57, additionally made it clear on the social gathering that she isn’t fond of people that champion social causes with bandwagon motives.
“Don’t journey a trigger to look good,” Morgan mentioned. “I don’t like faux.”
She continued, “Shut the f–okay up until you’re residing it, feeling it, and respiration it, that’s it. I like Ramona Singer, however don’t you f–king put up an image and say, ‘I like my new buddy!’”
A rep for Bravo did not instantly return our request for remark.
In a preview for subsequent week’s episode — the place viewers are poised to meet Shaw — Williams and Singer are seen having what seems to be a heated dialog.
Earlier this season, Williams — who has had a number of conversations with the women about race throughout her quick time on the present — sat down with Singer after she referred to her home workers as “the assistance.” Williams instructed Singer the controversial comment was “triggering” for her.
“At this level with Ramona I’m seeing some issues I like — very welcoming, opened her house to me, invited me on this journey. After which I’m seeing some issues I don’t actually like a lot. Calling the stunning Michelle, who’s there to assist her, the ‘assist,’” Williams mentioned in her confessional on the time. “So the jury’s nonetheless out on Ramona.”
The “Actual Housewives of New York” airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on Bravo.