Fans were shocked when the producers of hit Bravo show ‘The Real Housewives of New York’ let go of more than half of its cast including Jill Zarin who has been on the show since the start.
Recently Radar posted a story saying that Zarin was contacted by an insider from Bravo asking the reality star if she would return to the show, but with her other ventures starting to take off and her husband not too keen on the idea of her going back to the ‘Real Housewives’ series, she decided to decline the offer.
Gossip Cop has said that the rumor of Zarin’s return is not true and that their studio source claims that an offer was never made.
So who do we believe?
Zarin herself has posted a message on her official blog to clear up the stories and give her side of the story once and for all. She wrote;
“I just saw a new posting on radar online. I have to admit that most of it is….TRUE! Shocking..I know. but…most of the questions I answered a long time ago from and older interview. I was asked but someone I can’t mention..if I would be interested in coming back for a cameo. That is all I will say right now . I won’t say when or by whom..actually , ironically it was more than one person. It is true that Bobby asked me not to come back. Actually that was reported in the NY POST on Page 6 in July 2011. We were overheard at a restaurant talking and he begged me not to go back on the show but to please quit. I NEVER told any one this but…I actually emailed some of the ladies and producers a goodbye letter, wishing them all well and why I wanted to leave while we were still on top. Maybe I will publish the email one day. But then I didn’t quit. I will save that story for another day. The day I was fired..the phone started ringing and honestly hasn’t stopped. For so many things. Over the past few months I have shared a few announcements and few have leaked out.”
Zarin went on to say that her life has changed for the better since leaving ‘The Real Housewives of New York’ and has been working on her new line of rings along with a role on ‘Iron Chef America’s Top 5 Moments in Kitchen Stadium History.’ She wrote;
“Honestly…my life has taken such a dramatic turn for the better…my PREMIERE HSN Show is Friday Feb 10th at 9AM, 3PM and 8PM. It is on TIVO and you see the entire line on hsn.com on Feb 10th. My first Limited collection of rings will be on sale tomorrow WEDNESDAY at 12 noon. I can confirm I will be part of Iron Chef America’s Top 5 Moments in Kitchen Stadium History starting tonight at 10:30 on COOK channel.”
Do you wish that Jill would return to the ‘Real Housewives’ series? Do you miss being able to watch her every week? Leave us a comment and let us know what you miss about Jill the most.