Lisa Hochstein is taking to her Bravo Blog to reveal that she was insulted by Joanna Krupa’s comments in this week’s episode of The Real Housewives of Miami. Lisa explains she does not deal with ultimatums and should not be punished because she is friends with Adriana and Joanna.
Lisa writes, “The trip was going so well until the tasting when Joanna sprung the ultimatum on me. Joanna andÂ Adriana’sÂ issues have nothing to do with me. For her to give me an ultimatum of whose wedding to be in is childish. I don’t engage in conversations behind Joanna or Adrianaâ€™s back. I’m not a double agent. I’m a grown woman and no one’s going to tell me who to be friends with, let alone whose wedding to be in puh-leasse! I think she has me confused with her sister. Also didn’t Joanna and Adriana agree to move forward? In Bimini and in the first episode? When does it end?
Joannaâ€™s birthday dinner scene started with an outright insult towards her â€œfriends in Miamiâ€ in her interview. She said that her friends in LA are very hardworking and accomplished as opposed to her friends in Miami. I did take offense to that. The reason being that Joanna said, â€œLisa needs to go get a job and go have a baby,â€ a few times in the press and in her previous interviews. Now this. Itâ€™s getting really old and making her sound bitter, because she constantly repeats it. In this case it clearly is an insult/dig towards me. Very passive aggressive.
For the record I would like to clear a few things up. My whole life I have worked very hard. I began working at 14 for my first job at Dairy Queen, then Aldo shoes until 17. I fell into modeling and acting around this time and have done very well for myself. So much so that I was able to come to the States on a visa for my work. I had to struggle and prove myself my whole life. I would sometimes work 3 jobs a day. Since meeting my husband 6 years ago, I felt very lost in Miami as there really wasn’t much work for me here. I began a Halloween ball to raise money for Make a Wish humane society where I raised over $200,000 to this date. I am very happy being a wife to my husband, who works so incredibly hard. Taking care of him, taking care of the house, and being his unofficial assistant and social coordinator is a full time job, and I’m happy doing it. Thatâ€™s really all that matters.
My husband and I are a team. They say behind every good man is a good woman. In the past couple of years being on this show, doing many IVF treatments, and working on my skin care line, which I’m about to launch next month, has taken up so much of my time. I think Joanna should get the facts straight before she says these things that sound so ignorant. Sheâ€™s not just offending me, but women across the country who are real housewives.One of Joannaâ€™s friends at the dinner said that she bought a puppy and Joanna got very excited for her. Doesnâ€™t make any sense to me that she would get excited considering that she is all about adopting and protecting animals. Seems she treats people differently not by their actions but by who they are.
We’ve all had relationships in our lives with a group of friends where there has been a falling out with two of them. The best thing we can do as friends is to support each of them individually and not be forced to let go of one or the other. For the record, I wasn’t even trying to be a peacemaker at all on this trip. I simply flew across the country to support Joanna in planning her wedding.
Lea quickly rebuffed me when I brought up Joe Francis by saying that he wasn’t there to defend himself, but I wasn’t trying to attack him at all. I was simply using the scenario as an example of how Joanna doesn’t find anything wrong with Lea and Joe Francisâ€™ relationship, but with me and Adriana she has a problem. Thatâ€™s a double standard.
The fact is if Joanna does not want me to be in her wedding, I simply don’t need to be and I could be perfectly happy with just attending as a guest. Whatever her choice Iâ€™ll support it, but I wonâ€™t be given ultimatums. Period.”
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