‘RHONY’ Hires Eboni K. Williams As First Black Housewife
The “Real Housewives of New York City” are making a bit of history … now that the producers have hired their first black cast member in the series’ 13 years.
TMZ Learned Bravo Series Hired Eboni K. Williams to join the Big Apple Ladies for Season 13, which is already in production. The lawyer and TV host is thrilled with her new gig and tells us … “New York is filled with vibrant and successful black women. I am thrilled to join this legendary franchise as the first black housewife. can’t wait to share a slice of life in this unique city. “
She added, “Anyone who knows my work knows that I don’t hold back. I’m going to keep it as real here as anywhere else.”
The 37-year-old Charlotte native co-hosted “FOX News Specialists” before leaving FNC in late 2018. For a short time, Eboni co-hosted a talk show on WABC Radio in New York City and currently co-hosts “State of culture” on DiddyREVOLT TV.
Eboni received her law degree from Loyola University’s New Orleans College of Law – and she worked for Louisiana’s secretary of state and state attorney general. Bottom line … she can defend herself in an argument, which should help.
As we reported, the producers of the show also shot with Bershan shaw, another potential black housewife. Ultimately, they decided that Eboni was the best fit as a full-time cast member. We’re told it’s always possible for Bershan to make appearances.
TMZ broke the story … ‘RHONY’ wanted diversify its distribution this coming season. There was certainly plenty of room to do it with Dorinda Medley and Tinsley Mortimerdepartures.
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