Was Bobby Berk Referencing 'Con Artist' Aviva Drescher in New Interview?

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Preserving it actual. Bobby Berk has a historical past of talking his fact and shining a light-weight on celebrities who’ve wronged him, together with the time he known as Aviva Drescher a “con artist” in 2014.

The Queer Eye star, 38, shared a cautionary story involving a Real Housewives of New York City star throughout an look on The Jenny McCarthy Show on Thursday, June 18, years after his run-in with Drescher, 49. A supply tells Us Weekly that he was referring to Drescher within the interview.

After saying that “celebrities can be a pain in the ass sometimes,” whereas talking with Jenny McCarthy, Berk detailed an incident with a thriller Bravo present star during which the housewife and her husband tried to “bully” him into designing her home totally free and later took issues from his retailer with out his permission.

Bobby Berk and Aviva Drescher. Shutterstock (2)

When the inside designer confronted the woman, telling her, you “got here in right here and actually stole from my retailer,” she allegedly threatened him. “They stated, ‘You understand what? Then let’s go to courtroom. This’ll be good TV. It’s simpler for us simply to have our lawyer take care of it than it might be to really pay you,’” he recalled.

Berk didn’t title names in the course of the Thursday interview, nevertheless, in 2014 he known as out Drescher by title after a narrative about her reportedly extorting $5,000 from an artist by holding work hostage surfaced.

“Oh @AvivaDrescher, UR such a con-artist,” Berk wrote via Twitter on September 2014. “Guess I’m not the one one you F’ed over. So pathetic!”

Bobby Berk Once Called Aviva Drescher Con Artist
Courtesy Bobby Berk/Twitter (2)

Months prior, the designer applauded RHONY’s Carole Radziwill after she known as out Drescher’s husband, Reid Drescher.

“@CaroleRadziwill I agree with you! Reid is a complete criminal! #RHONY,” Berk tweeted in April 2014.

Throughout Berk’s Thursday interview, he didn’t say who stole from him, however he revealed {that a} husband-and-wife duo tricked his group into giving them objects to brighten their new dwelling when he wasn’t within the workplace.

“She got here into my retailer the following week after I wasn’t there and informed my employees that I had stated she may take something out of the shop that she wished to design her home for the shoot,” he recalled of the scandal.

Though the RHONY star gave Berk’s employees her bank card to cost if she didn’t deliver one thing again, Berk stated it was declined after they did run it — which was months after his issues weren’t returned.

The expertise resulted in the Texas native being choosy about his clientele.

“In the event you’re anyone on this business, I want to actually know you as a result of after I first met this particular person, I used to be like, ‘Oh, she’s nice.’ However I didn’t actually know her,” he concluded. “I’m very choosy about the kind of shoppers that we work with now — particularly in Hollywood.”

Us Weekly reached out to each Berk and Drescher for remark.

Reporting by Rebecca Strassberg

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