Luann de Lesseps Says She Hit ‘Rock Bottom’ During Drunken Assault Arrest

Jun. 7 2018, Updated 10:07 a.m. ET

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Luann de Lesseps said she hit “rock bottom” when she was arrested for assaulting and threatening to kill a police officer during a boozy bender on Christmas Eve.

On Wednesday’s episode of The Real Housewives of New York, the reality star called Dorinda Medley from rehab and admitted she was not proud of herself.

“You can’t get worse than getting arrested,” de Lesseps said. “It’s rock bottom but I’m thankful for it.”

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As Radar readers know, D’Agostino’s ex was handcuffed at the Coloney Hotel after she entered the wrong hotel room and refused to leave. Cops described de Lesseps as “highly intoxicated” in a police report obtained by Radar.

Minutes later, the disgraced housewife allegedly struck a police officer in the forehead and told police, “I’m going to f**king kill you.”

De Lesseps confessed spending the Christmas holiday in Palm Beach – the same location she wed Tom D’Agostino in 2016 – was a bad idea.

“I thought I could handle it but let me tell you all these emotions coming back, all these memories came back. I’m not blaming on that, per se, it’s just all of it together was too much for me to handle,” she said.

The disgraced housewife revealed she hit up all the city’s hot spots in the hours leading up to the drunken arrest – and they were all places she frequented with her ex-husband of seven months.

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“I go for lunch to one of the places that Tom and I used to go and sit in the same seats. Then I go for cocktails at an Italian restaurant that we loved,” the New York housewife explained.

She even admitted she was arrested in the same hotel where she and Tom held a brunch for their wedding guests.

“Why did I do that to myself?” she asked.

De Lesseps accepted a plea deal for the humiliating incident last month.

Also in the episode, Sonja Morgan moved into Tinsley Mortimer’s apartment for a few days while her house was being renovated. Mortimer surprised her with a penthouse suite and gifted her a bathrobe, slippers and a Louis Vuitton overnight bag.

To catch more of the aftermath of De Lesseps’ boozy arrest, tune in to The Real Housewives of New York every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on Bravo.

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