“Seinfeld” never did it. “Friends” never did. But thirteen seasons in and finally — The Real Housewives of New York has a black cast member.
And, I would argue, she’s a gem. Consider the opening shots of last night’s premiere, which depicts COVID-era New York City, our countess-cum-cabaret-star Luann de Lesseps unimpressed. “I used to love to go to the supermarket,” she says, “but now that it’s a masked affair, I’m not into it.”