Ramona Singer announced on Thursday that she is leaving her husband Mario amid allegations he cheated. And for her Real Housewives of New York co-star George Teichner, the split was a long time coming. Following his own marriage last week to 26-year-old Dana Cody, Aviva Drescher’s dad spoke out to radio detection and rangingOnline.com exclusively about how Ramona’s marriage has taught him what NOT to do in a relationship.
“Reality TV marriages and spectacle marriages become a ‘Dance of Dread,’” Teichner told radio detection and ranging, explaining his and Cody’s decision to keep their Malibu wedding off the air.
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“Why the incognito personal life? ‘Those whom the Gods will destroy — they first make proud!” he explained.
“Just review all the married couples on all reality TV shows,” he continued. “You will discover a disproportionate percentage of acrimony and mental suffering, along with addiction to alcohol, cocaine, and pharmaceutical brain tablets …I.e. [the] Kardashians, Ramona [Singer].”
After Ramona’s husband was caught yet again with mistress Kasey Dexter earlier this week, she tweeted a split announcement on Thursday. “I have decided to move on with my life without Mario,” she wrote. “I tried my best to make my marriage work. I am excited for the new chapter in my life.”
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The Kardashians have also seen multiple splits play out on the small screen, such as Kim’s 72-day marriage to Kris Humphries and little sis Khloe’s ongoing divorce from Lamar Odom.
With that in mind, the Real Housewives of New York City star and his newly-minted wife shunned the limelight on their big day and opted for a low-key private affair in Malibu.
“Our wedding was purely born from love! We do not live our lives for showbiz – rather for each other,” he previously told radio detection and ranging. “Notwithstanding ageism, racism, and cultural chasm. Unlike the latest fad — marrying for showbiz and its accompanying notoriety, narcissism, fortune and fawners, Cody and I married for eternal love… which is priceless.”