’RHONY’ Cast In Chaos As Show’s Producers Prepare To Fire & Hire Housewives!

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Jun. 4 2019, Updated 3:26 p.m. ET

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Not all the drama with the Real Housewives of New York cast is on the small screen! RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned the cast is facing big changes behind the scenes as producers weigh who to rehire and who to boot from the hit Bravo reality program.

Now Radar can reveal the fates of everyone from Sonja Morgan and Dorinda Medley to Bethenny Frankel and Tinsley Mortimer.

And the show may have some fresh new faces to stir the pot, too!

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Scroll through the gallery to find out all the scandalous details.

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While there may be big changes coming to RHONY, according to a show insider, Bethenny, 48, Tinsley, 43, Sonja, 55, and 54-year-old Dorinda are safe.

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The End?

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However, the women could soon be saying goodbye to costars Luann de Lesseps and Ramona Singer. “Luann and Ramona are on the chopping block,” revealed the insider.

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Raking It In

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Of the two, Luann, 54, has the best chance to survive the purge, even though she’s asking for a huge raise now that she’s a cabaret star. “She wants more money than Bethenny, which would essentially make her the highest paid housewife,” said the insider. In addition to her frustrating diva demands, as Radar previously reported, producers are unhappy with Luann's ongoing legal troubles, and consider her a "liability."

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Swan Song

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Unlike Luann, Ramona, 62, is probably on her way out. “Her storyline has run its course and producers are actively casting to replace her,” explained the source.

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Fair Weather Friends

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And though producers are in the final stages of deciding the fate of the show’s stars, they are also working hard to find suitable replacements — with the help of Tinsley and Bethenny. "Tinsley has a few high-profile girlfriends from her socialite days who are considering the show, and Bethenny made a few suggestions as well,” said the insider.

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Fashion Emergency

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So who’s on the wish list to join all the drama? “The name producers really want is Lauren Santo Domingo — she is major,” said the source, who added that the co-founder and chief brand officer of online fashion retailer Moda Operandi hasn’t yet responded to casting agents.

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Battle of the Blondes

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“The show is also interested in socialite Cornelia Guest and the model and Odd Mom Out star Byrdie Bell,” said the source.

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