BEHIND THE VELVET ROPE

BEHIND THE VELVET ROPE

Come step ‘Behind The Velvet Rope’ with all your favorite TV stars and pop culture icons with host David Yontef as he asks his guests all the pressing questions YOU want answered! David’s relaxed, friendly interview style has welcomed a wide variety of guests -- from Real Housewives, musicians, comedians, actors, reality stars, designers, Bravolebrities and more! Behind the Velvet Rope has been mentioned in publications and media like Vanity Fair, The Today Show, People, TMZ, Page Six, OK! Magazine, Us Weekly, Entertainment Tonight, ExtraTV, Billboard Magazine, Telemundo, Marie Claire, the Wendy Williams Show, Life & Style, Access Hollywood, Perez Hilton, The Daily Mail, Radar Online, Bravo Daily Dish, E!, The Sun, Just Jared, InStyle, Watch What Happens Live, Architectural Digest, Fox News, Hollywood Life, Too Fab, Rolling Stone, USA Today, MSN, The Drew Barrymore Show, Yahoo Online, The Mirror, Women's Health and more! Ranked #1 Real Housewives / Reality TV Podcast by BuzzFeed! FOR ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES - PLEASE CONTACT david@advertising-execs.com Subscribe to Behind the Velvet Rope on Patreon for special bonus episodes: https://www.patreon.com/behindthevelvetrope

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June 30, 2022 58 min

Diana Jenkins. When has a new Real Housewife given us so much so quickly. We break down all the recent headlines Ms. Jenkins has made recently - famous friends, racially incentive comments, Room 23 featuring a scantily clad Lisa Rinna, allegations that she was a high end Madame and seemingly false tabloid fodder in the form of Robert Downey Jr. comments. In other RHOBH news, we have the case of 14 missing friends, Erika Jayne lovin...

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Tom Arnold steps Behind The Rope. So much has been written about Tom Arnold. Today he is here to chat about it all and set the record straight. Tom details his early days of comedy in LA, meeting Roseanne which led to a position on Roseanne, a marriage, and two comedies of his own on various networks. Tom talks about how that chance meeting of Roseanne changed his life, his very public relationship with her, very public divorce and...

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Tom Arnold steps Behind The Rope. So much has been written about Tom Arnold. Today he is here to chat about it all and set the record straight. Tom details his early days of comedy in LA, meeting Roseanne which led to a position on Roseanne, a marriage, and two comedies of his own on various networks. Tom talks about how that chance meeting of Roseanne changed his life, his very public relationship with her, very public divorce and...

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Braunwyn Windham Burke steps Behind The Rope. Braunwyn is here to chat about her experience before, during and after her two season run on the OG of them all, The Real Housewives of Orange County. Braunwyn breaks down the highs and lows of her time on RHOC and all that she faced during this time in the public eye - coming out as gay, revealing she is an alcoholic and showing what society still considers an “unconventional” marriage...

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What a week in RHONJ news. Tre had her “Love Bubble” Housewarming Party, the entire cast attended and rumor is Jackie got into it with someone there. In other RHONJ news, Luis is back to making videos, this time on his IG, Tre is trying to find her own inner peace by praying to Buddhas and not flip any more tables and Joey Gorga gets hot under the collar once again, this time directed toward Luis. Heading west, we break down this p...

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Earlier in the week we sat down and chatted with Gary Janetti. Today we re-share this chat with the one and only Brad Goreski. Brad Goreski steps Behind The Rope. Brad Goreski is a Celebrity Stylist who we know and love from some of TV’s finest such as Fashion Police, The Rachel Zoe Project and It’s a Brad Brad World. However, at one time in his life, a skin condition known as Rosacea forced him to shy away from the camera, if you ...

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Kim Zolciak has responded to NeNe Leakes’ lawsuit in which she was mentioned. Let us just start there in this weeks Bravo Gossip round up. Teresa Giudice makes changes to her wedding thanks to Ramona’s leak and Andy Cohen shares his text exchange and phone calls with Tre and Ramona regarding said leak. In other news, Tamra Judge seems to be feuding with everyone these days - Heather Dubrow, Gizelle Bryant and many others. We break ...

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Gary Janetti steps Behind The Rope. Gary chats about the full anthology of his career from humble early days, to Family Guy to Writer, Executive Producer and Show Runner of one of the best TV shows of all time, well, ever, Will and Grace. Gary chats guest stars - Madonna, Britney and Cher, the cast Debra, Eric, Megan and Sean, fav story lines, and just how much of his own love life was written into Will Truman. On a personal note, ...

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Candy Spelling steps Behind The Rope. Mother, grandmother, Tony Award-winning Broadway producer, best-selling author, philanthropist, television producer. Candy Spelling. Candy chats early days with Aaron - Charlie’s Angels, Fantasy Island, The Love Boat & Dynasty. During that time, Candy built The Manor, one of the most famous houses in history, a house with its own Wikki page. We dispel many of the rumors about The Manor and ...

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Countess Luann de Lesseps steps Behind The Rope for an unprecedented fourth visit. Countess Lu is here to mention it all and help make sense of all those headlines her and her RHONY co-stars have been causing. First things first, Luann chats about and shares updates on her rumored new “Simple Life” show with the one and only Miss Sonja Morgan. Next, we chat The Singer Stinger’s infamous leak of Teresa Giudice’s wedding invitation a...

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Kim D. Steps Behind The Rope. First things first. Kim breaks down the viral Joe Gorga video of him screaming at his tenant, addresses the merits of each side and chats Joe Gorga’s follow up later this week. In other RHONJ news, she shares shocking filming secrets for the upcoming season she learned about Tre, Miss Aydin, Jackie and Traci Lynn Johnson. Heading west, Kim shares her hot takes on Crystal Kung vs Sutton, what is real ve...

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Janice Dickinson steps Behind The Rope. Let me repeat that. Janice Dickinson. Icon. Living Legend in the Flesh. The World’s First Supermodel. The Simon Cowell of America’s Next Top Model. Reality TV veteran from before reality TV was reality TV a la Oxygen’s “The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency”. In true Janice fashion, she - DOES - NOT - HOLD - BACK! Of course, we begin with a chat about Janice’s early career where we talk about ...

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So much Bravo tea, so little time. The Kathy Hilton / Lisa Rinna feud seems to be taking a different turn every day, hour, minute and we are here to break it all down, unentangle the webs which have been weaved and dissect where these two really stand today. In other news, we deep dive whether all of Bethenny Frankel’s many statements that she wants to distance herself from The Real Housewives are incongruous to selfies with Tre, M...

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Jason Cameron steps Behind The Rope. Jason is here to chat about his first season of Winter House, the status of the much anticipated second season of Winter House, Summer House and everything in between. Jason talks about his very public story shared by Lindsay Hubbard on this past season of Summer House - how he felt having that shared on national TV, the end of their relationship, status today and what he thinks about Bravo powe...

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Becki Newton steps Behind The Rope. Becki is here to talk about her decades long career starring in many of our favorite TV shows. Of course, that convo includes the ahead of its time Ugly Betty. Becki chats about what is was like working with the greats - Vanessa Williams, Judith Light, America Ferrera, the cultural significance of that show, the lifelong friendship she developed with co-star Michael Urie and the likelihood of a r...

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Shereé Whitfield steps Behind The Rope. The Real Housewives of Atlanta OG is here to mention it all. Shereé talks about making history as the only Housewife ever to come and go and come and go and now return for what is shaping up to be an epic Season Fourteen of RHOA. Shereé chats about her newfound friendship with Kenya Moore - complete with a tour of Chateau Shereé and all, her joy in Marlo finally receiving her peach, unexpecte...

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Kim D. is here to chat about all the goings on in RHONJ land this week. First and foremost, Tre had to resend her wedding invites thanks to one Miss Ramona Singer. Tre did take a break from the MTV movie awards to invite Margaret to her wedding, shade Mel by showing love for her newfound sister in laws - Luis’ sisters, and reveal more wedding details as the August date grows near. Speaking of Luis, he claims Margaret is a great wom...

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The Duo is in the house! Bravo’s Love Match Atlanta’s Matchmaking Duo, that is. Tana Gilmore and Kelli Fisher step Behind The Rope. The duo is here to chat about all the drama that is unfolding each week on Bravo’s newest show, Love Match Atlanta. While we have them, The Duo answer all our questions about first date etiquette, dos and don’ts, common mistakes daters make and just what people have to do to get kicked out of the Duo’s...

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Lisa Rinna has certainly been keeping us entertained both on and off air this RHOBH season. Rinna’s feuding with Kathy Hilton, responding to unknown own cell phone numbers and fending off Kelly Dodd’s claims that Harry Hamlin is gay. That is just the beginning. In other 90210 news, Kyle calls out LVP, LVP has receipts and we ponder, would Miss Vanderpump ever return to the show if Kyle resigns, as she claims she may be ready for. I...

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Tyler Henry steps Behind The Rope. You may think you know everything about Tyler from watching his original E blockbuster show, “Hollywood Medium”, eyeing his most recent Netflix incarnation, “Life After Death”, reading his many books or attending a live show in hopes of making it off this 300,000 person long wait list for a rare live reading. Tyler is here today to break down what is fact versus fiction is his highly praised, ofte...

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