Everyone’s favorite New York housewife and author, Jill Zarin spoke exclusively to Radar Online about what she’s up to.
On Life After RHONY:
I’m not even on the show anymore, but I’ll always be a housewife. I’ve never been happier. With everything that the show gave me and everything that I have going on, it just really catapulted my brand to the next level.
Jill’s businesses are flourishing since she parted with Bravo.
On Her Business – Underwear, Sock Line & Jewelry:
Skweez Couture has done phenomenally. I was able to fill a niche that was in the market place for affordable, luxurious [intimate] wear. [Sock line] It will be hitting stores in August. Lord & Taylor has it so there will be a wall of Skweez Couture hosiery. [Jewelry] My summer collection is called Morocco because it was inspired by my trip on Real Housewives to Morocco. I think Kelly Bensimon would be very proud of me.
On Writing Another Book:
I’ve been busy and I’m thinking about writing a book about entertaining in the Hamptons
On Keeping In Touch With The Case:
We are all friends. It’s all good. I’m happy and happy for them. (She has invited Countess LuAnn de Lesseps and Aviva Drescher to a party that she is hosting at her summer home)
On Bethenny Frankel:
I always knew that she had something special and she is special. And I miss her. (She wants to rekindle her relationship with Bethenny)
On Not Missing RHONY:
I don’t miss the filming or the schedules or the haters or any of that. I’m not going to get anything more out of being on the show another season. A lot of the stuff that came from the housewives, and there were some very negative fans, things like that, that’s all gone,” she says. “No more fighting. I’m all good with everyone. Even Ramona Singer I talk to. The show really instigates and cross promotes these rivalries, so I’m so happy that it stopped it for me.
On Life Now:
I’m happy to be moving to my next stage and focusing on my brands and focusing on my family. There’s nothing I want. My parents are here. My sister is here. Everything I have in my life is today right now. And that’s the most important thing to me and I wouldn’t give everything up for that.
Jill’s Advice For Bravo’s Reality Stars:
Don’t take it so seriously. You know how they say you get 15 minutes of fame and then it’s over? It’s never up. It never goes away.
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