Ramona Responds to Backlash Over Feedback About Leah's Bipolar Dysfunction

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Ramona Singer and Leah McSweeney. Gregory Tempo/Shutterstock; Charles Sykes/Bravo

Ramona Singer and Leah McSweeney haven’t gotten alongside for almost all of The Real Housewives of New York City season 12 — however many imagine OG crossed the road on the Thursday, July 30, episode of the Bravo hit when she spoke in regards to the newcomer’s battle with bipolar dysfunction.

“It was by no means my intention to disgrace Leah about her psychological well being points,” Ramona, 63, tweeted on Friday, July 31. “I perceive its her story to inform. Takes numerous braveness & power for her to go public in an article about her struggles, which I love. I solely want her nicely & need to assist help her in the fitting manner.”

The Ageless by Ramona founder’s apology comes amid backlash for her remarks on Thursday’s episode about Leah, 37.

“I came upon she’s bipolar and he or she’s on medicine and I do know people who find themselves bipolar and you can’t combine alcohol with meds, it makes you act not accountable. It’s truly very harmful,” Ramona advised Sonja Morgan on the episode.

In her confessional, Ramona advised the Bravo cameras that her buddy despatched her an previous article that Leah wrote about psychological well being. “They go, ‘Ramona hear, this Leah woman, she writes a weblog and on a weblog she says she’s bipolar,’” Ramona recalled. “That explains all of it!”

Sonja, 56, wasn’t so positive about Ramona’s revelation from the beginning. ”Why is Ramona telling me this and the place is she getting this data. Is it true even? I’m getting alongside nicely with Leah,” she stated in her personal confessional.

After the women arrived in Mexico for his or her forged journey, Leah discovered that Ramona had been speaking about her psychological well being.

“She’s saying I confirmed my vagina to folks, which is demeaning and it’s a lie and no matter. However while you begin speaking about ‘Leah has despair, she’s on capsules,’ it’s a line that you just don’t cross,” Leah advised Dorinda Medley.

When Dorinda requested how Ramona knew about Leah’s previous psychological well being points, the Married to the Mob CEO confirmed she didn’t inform her, noting she “should’ve carried out some digging.”

In her confessional, Leah defined, ”Proper earlier than the journey to Mexico, Sonja known as me and he or she let it slip out that Ramona was gossiping about me having bipolar dysfunction, which I discover repulsive as f—okay.”

She continued: “I used to be identified with bipolar 2 dysfunction on my 30th birthday and actually devoted the final seven years of my life to getting it underneath management and to getting myself in a superb place. I’m not even on medicine, so for her to be speaking about it on this manner is despicable.”

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