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Danielle Staub drags Andy Cohen — Former RHONJ star claims Bravo exec has Grindr parties, does hard drugs

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Danielle Staub accuses Andy Cohen of doing hard drugs.
Real Housewives of New Jersey star Danielle Staub accuses Andy Cohen of having Grindr parties and doing hard drugs. Pic credit: Bravo

Former Real Housewives of New Jersey star, Danielle Staub took to Instagram to promote the latest episode of her podcast, Absolutely Danielle, where she vowed to “open up” about her experience working with Andy Cohen.

“I am no longer forced to walk into the Lions Den! Andy kept me in the dark long enough!” she shared in her Instagram post.

“You must’ve seen this coming and YOU know you were wrong, yet you continued. So for all the times you held me down and picked me apart instead of building me up and standing with me, for all the times you made me stand alone ‘kept me in the dark,’ may you tread lightly in your own darkness.”

During the podcast’s episode, Danielle goes on to say, “Is Andy ready for his son to know who he is? Because the Andy I know would hit up Grindr and go on three or four Grindr dates an evening – and these are people who are pretty reputable sources.”

She continued to insinuate in her IG post that Andy had also been into hard drugs.

“I don’t even want to talk about the drugs and the partying, not now anyway, but we can get back to that. I can accuse him all I want and I’m not talking about marijuana. I’m not talking about legalizing, I’m talking about things that I’ve been accused of doing and he allowed to happen while he was doing the same things that he’s accusing me of, or letting other people to accuse me of,” Staub said.

Danielle was no princess

A series regular from the first two seasons of the Real Housewives of New Jersey, Danielle was one of the most hated housewives in the franchise’s history. It seemed that her character was built deliberately to be unlikable as she engaged in on-again, off-again relationships with most of the ladies.

During her seasons on the show, Danielle was the infamous housewife that everyone loved to hate. She was well known for her on-again, off-again friendship with Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Guidice and her explosive fights with other cast members, specifically sisters Caroline and Dina Manzo.

Although she was absent from Season 3 to Season 7, she returned to the show as a friend to the show, which is a smaller, more supporting role to the show’s main ladies. She was a regular for Season 8 through Season 10.

During her last stint with the Housewives, Danielle was able to mend fences with a former nemesis, Teresa, and the pair seemed to have all but forgiven and forgotten their past.

The other cast members, however, had a tough time adjusting to Danielle’s polarizing personality. Within her last season on the show, Danielle managed to get married, then divorced, and topped it off when she got into a physical altercation with another housewife, Margaret Josephs.

By the end of Season 10, Danielle was ready to call it quits and was adamant that she would not return.

Danielle claims she allowed Andy an opportunity to make things right

It’s no shock that Andy has a massive following of fans who admire him. Danielle was sure to point this out, mentioning how unkind his fans have been to her.

“You should lead by example bc [sic] many have put you on a pedestal they watch you and wait for you to lead, where they may follow. And follow your lead and mirror your behavior. I should know because the way you’ve treated me is duplicated and reflected in your fans.” Staub said in her post.

She then goes on to accuse Andy of not taking her concerns seriously, saying, “I’ve been waiting for you to revere me, I’ve even gone as far as to ask you to be kinder and more gentle with me but it fell on deaf ears.”

 

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No Pause…let’s get to it! This week on @absolutelydanielle_podcast I finally open up about @bravoandy I am no longer forced to walk into the Lions Den! Andy kept me In the dark long enough! He has taken whats mine and given it to others! Now that you are a parent I’d hoped you would see some of the pain you caused my family, even when I left the show to protect my young children, you mocked me repeatedly defaming me and yet I still continued to give you over a decade to do right by me and mine! Now it’s time you understand that “for every action there is a reaction.” You must’ve seen this coming and YOU know you were wrong, yet you continued. So for all the times you held me down and picked me apart instead of building me up and standing with me, for all the times you made me stand alone “kept me in the dark”, may you tread lightly in your own darkness. “For letting me be the last to know” may you learn to do better. May you and yours never experience the pain you’ve caused my children and I. Take it or leave it, but my advise is You should lead by example bc many have put you on a pedestal they watch you and wait for you to lead, where they may follow . And follow they have they Follow your lead and mirror your behavior. I should know because the way you’ve treated me is duplicated and reflected by your fans. I’ve been waiting for you to revere me, I’ve even gone as far as to ask you to be kinder and more gentle with me but it fell on deaf ears. No more waiting or asking, i have no hate no more respect I don’t honor you and I won’t defend you. But I will advise: “ be careful who’s toes you step on today because they may be attached to the ass you have to kiss tomorrow” thank you everyone for tuning in to a Absolutely Danielle my podcast episodes drop every #Wednesday please be sure to tune in from @spotify @applepodcasts or whatever you listen. #absolutelydanielle #absolutelydaniellepodcast #spotify #podcast #apple #rhonj #og #bravotv #thelasttoknow @strawhutmedia #strawhutmedia #loveyourself #standup #standtogether #lionsden #firsttoknow #reality #realitycheck

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Parting words of wisdom

Finally, Danielle tried to impart some wisdom to Andy in her social media post.

“But I will advise: ‘be careful who’s [sic] toes you step on today because they may be attached to the ass you have to kiss tomorrow.”

The Real Housewives of New Jersey is expected to return in late 2020.

3 thoughts on “Danielle Staub drags Andy Cohen — Former RHONJ star claims Bravo exec has Grindr parties, does hard drugs”

  1. I never cared for her on the show, BUT. I will say that Andy and Bravo in general show serious signs of misogyny and even homophobia in their programming. They pit women against each other, showcasing the worst of female behavior: jealousy, cattiness, pettiness & immaturity for the sake of ratings. When they’re done wringing all the drama out, they throw the women away.

    They rarely have lesbians on their shows and almost NEVER have shows about lesbians unless the lead character is a major b***h/stereotype (‘Workout’ or ‘Shear Genius’). And the gay men are mere friends or hairdressers for the straight women. Many of their cast members have shown blatant homophobia over the years, from Vicki Gunvalson to Joe Guidice. I could go on but it’s clear that, despite Andy’s gay Jewish friendly persona, his shows are not in the least progressive & he’s getting rich exploiting women. Not to mention he had his child through surrogacy which uses a woman’s body as an Easy Bake Oven essentially.

    Until you’ve worked with a person, you aren’t fit to judge their character. At ALL. We’re learning that from the Ellen debacle, or we should be. Just because you like Andy on TV doesn’t mean you should automatically side with him on this. That’s all.

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  2. Oh my god really Danielle, is there anybody that you won’t attack? Your track record of being a despicable snake has been on video for many years. You can’t keep a man to save your life and you’re constantly playing the victim. Grow the hell up and stop blaming everybody and everything for your pathetic life! Leave people alone! No one deserves your constant abuse! Your a bully, and a constant attention seeker ! Now your going after Andy?? Get ready because he will return with a vengeance to disprove all your sickening accusations! You really have no soul ?

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