Luann de Lesseps’ new chapter is all about music and dance. The Real Housewives of New York City star opened as much as Us Weekly solely about how she shifted her focus to her #CountessAndFriends cabaret show within the wake of her headline-making Christmas Eve arrest.
“It’s been my saving grace. It actually has. I’m grateful for it,” de Lesseps, 52, advised Us over brunch at Pump restaurant in West Hollywood on Sunday, Might 6, in the future after performing two sold-out acts in Los Angeles.
“I’ve sunk my enamel into it, and actually, creatively, gotten into it,” she continued. “I discuss what occurred to me within the present. There’s numerous comedy within the present. There’s numerous self-deprecation as a result of, look, I hit a wall. I’m not ashamed to say it. And I discuss that within the present. I discuss numerous issues. It’s like a window into my life and a window into music that I really like.”
The Bravo character was taken into police custody within the early hours of December 24 after an incident at a resort in Palm Seashore, Florida. After voluntarily checking into an alcohol treatment center, she was formally charged on January 24 with a felony, resisting an officer with violence, along with misdemeanor fees of disorderly intoxication and trespassing.
“It’s by no means fairly to look at your self in a spot that’s not good,” she advised Us of the lately launched footage of her arrest. “However guess what? I take a look at myself and I get that chance to replicate. Not many individuals get to try this. And I get to inform my story on my present. … When you may’t react correctly in entrance of a police officer, you then’ve obtained an issue. And I did one thing about it. Not many individuals get that window into themselves. I’m grateful for it.”
For assist, de Lesseps turned to her youngsters, Noel and Victoria, the latter of whom attended the L.A. dates of #CountessAndFriends. (De Lesseps shares Noel and Victoria with ex-husband Rely Alexandre de Lesseps, to whom she was married from 1993 to 2009. She was later wed to Tom D’Agostino Jr. from 2016 to 2017.)
“My daughter has been supportive and doesn’t decide me,” the fact star stated, including that D’Agostino additionally reached out by way of textual content message after her arrest. “She let me make my very own errors, as a result of we study from our errors and we transfer on. It’s only a notch within the ladder of your future, proper? For me to have the youngsters watch me on stage and see me rise from the ashes has been superb. I’m removed from good.”
Nowadays, de Lesseps is having fun with life as a single lady and hasn’t begun relationship once more. “Not proper now,” she advised Us. “However I’m a hopeless romantic. I’m not afraid to like. And I married and I don’t remorse something. It was one thing I needed to do and I beloved [D’Agostino]. I did love him. It simply didn’t work out. It occurs.”
With reporting by Emily Marcus.
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