Alex McCord and Jill Zarin may both be fired from ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ but it hasn’t stopped the two of them from going at each other off the set.
After McCord got her pink slip from Bravo, she knew exactly where to place the blame for her firing and it was squarely on Zarin. Alex said that Jill “has been trying to get me off the show for a number of years. She succeeded…She’s a manipulator and she’s very good at feeding information to her own end.”
Alex’s husband Simon van Kempen agreed and said that Jill was a “flawed woman extraordinaire…Jill sometimes is still very much stuck in junior high as the girl who was unpopular, who was bullied. And 30 years later, she’s still there.”
A representative for Zarin responded to what Alex and Simon said about her and said; “Alex and Simon’s allegations represent the type of negativity that Jill is eager to move on from. Jill will continue to take the high road and wish Alex and Simon nothing but the best. While it is easy to play the blame game, it is our hope that Alex and Simon will eventually accept Bravo’s decision and proceed with grace to the next stage in their career rather than hold on to past resentments. As Jill proceeds with optimism, she is grateful to Bravo for a successful 4 year run on The Real Housewives of New York City and is focused on the national launch of her shapewear line, Skweez Couture at Lord and Taylor.”
Looks like Jill is trying to take the high road while Alex and Simon are content to fling a bit of mud at Zarin, but in the end what does it really matter since they’ve all ended up on the chopping block.