As fans may have seen, Ramona appeared to poke fun at Barbara for failing to nab a full-time role on season 11 and said she didn’t want to talk about her during an interview last week. Days later, Barbara fired back at the catty comments in an interview of her own and admitted she was “not surprised” by her co-star’s behavior.
“Not surprised at Ramona’s response considering she’s nasty and condescending to most,” Barbara told AOL. “She’s someone who doesn’t support other women, even though she brags she does, so this is very on-brand for her.”
“Who would say something like this on camera or off? Not a good look!” she added. “One thing I learned from growing up in the Bronx and being a boss lady in construction, I demolish at the job site but I don’t tear other people down!”
While speaking about the new episodes of RHONY last week, Ramona took aim at Barbara after the interviewer suggested she was the “new girl” of the show.
“She’s not a housewife. She’s just a friend. So… she’s not going to be a housewife,” Ramona explained to ET. “I don’t know what she is and I don’t want to talk about her.”
“They’re not giving her an apple or anything,” she confirmed.
Weeks later, an insider told PEOPLE magazine that Barbara is a successful businesswoman who spent years running Anchor Construction, one of the largest female-owned contracting companies, before founding her own construction company, Evergreen Construction.
The Real Housewives of New York City season 11 premieres on Wednesday, March 6 at 9 p.m. on Bravo TV.
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