BravoCon 2022 was a three-day event in New York City that was filled with just about every Bravolebrity imaginable. From “Real Housewives” to “Winter House,” there were dozens of reality stars mingling and mingling at designated question boards and with hundreds of fans.
One of the biggest announcements from the event was the new cast of The Real Housewives of New York. Cohen brought the ladies onstage during a taping of Watch What Happens Live.
Sai De Silva, Ubah Hassan, Erin Lichy, Jenna Lyons, Lizzy Savetsky, Jessel Taank and Brynn Whitfield will all be filming season 14 of the hit Bravo show. However, one of the women was not on stage with the others. Savetsky couldn’t attend – and she explained why in her Instagram Stories.
Here’s what you need to know:
Savetsky “observed the Jewish holiday”
On October 18, 2022, Savetsky shared a photo of the new cast of RHONY taken at BravoCon.
“I couldn’t make the big announcement because I was celebrating the Jewish holiday, but I couldn’t be more excited to be on the journey of a lifetime with this spectacular group of women,” Savetsky wrote on her Instagram Stories.
“Thank you @bravotv, the wonderful producers and the amazing casting team (love you @megbarycasting) for this life changing opportunity,” she added.
The Jewish holiday Savetsky was referring to is Shemini Atzeret, which begins on the evening of October 16 and ends after dark on October 18. according to the Decalogue of the Lawyers’ Association.
On October 16, 2022, Savetsky shared an Instagram post about the holiday.
“Tonight at sunset the Jews celebrate Shemini Atzeret, an extra day with G‑d at the end of the Sukkot festival. Simchat Torah begins tomorrow night! … We’re partying offline until Tuesday evening. I wish everyone happy, safe and happy holidays,” she said wrote.
Savetsky confirmed that she is in RHONY
On October 18, 2022, Savetsky returned to social media. She shared a picture of herself in a Balenciaga mini dress.
“The rumors are true,” she said captioned the snap.
Savetsky is a fashion influencer who was born in Dallas, Texas. According to her Instagram bio, she is a “proud Jewess & Zionist”. Her husband is board-certified plastic surgeon Ira Savetsky. The couple have three children together.
Several people commented on her Instagram post, many expressing excitement that she would take on RHONY.
“We’re SO READY FOR YOU,” one person wrote.
“YASSSS LIZZY GIRL!!! So excited for you!!!” read another comment.
“It is so amazing to see a proud Jew and Zionist representing the Jewish community. Finally a Jew, proud to represent our image,” a third said added.
“I’m not looking at it. But I will now!!! A Jewish representative plus a woman with style and taste. Restoration!! A mother and wife”, a fourth echoed.
Even her husband stopped by in the comments to share his feelings for the new show.
“Well, life just got a little more interesting,” he said said.
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