Real Housewife of New York LuAnn de Lesseps’ Marriage on the Rocks, Slaps Her Husband in a Restaurant

Real Housewife of New York LuAnn de Lesseps' Marriage on the Rocks, Slaps Her Husband in a Restaurant

Although they have only been married for seven months, it appears the marriage of “Real Housewives of New York” alum LuAnn de Lesseps and husband, Tom D’Agostino Jr. is on the rocks. Page Six is reporting that LuAnn de Lesseps and Tom D’Agostino Jr.’s marriage is so strained that the pair actually got into a physical altercation in a restaurant recently which resulted in LuAnn slapping Tom.

Now a source close to LuAnn de Lesseps and Tom D’Agostino Jr. is telling the paper that their marriage is a living nightmare for Tom, saying, “It isn’t exactly a match made in heaven, he hates the whole reality (television) thing, he doesn’t want the attention or the scrutiny.  There has been friction from the start.  They got married so fast, they didn’t really know each other.  She’s a drama queen.”  

LuAnn de Lesseps met wealthy businessman and printing company founder, Tom D’Agostino Jr. in 2015 and began dating him, even though he had also previously dated two other “Real Housewives of New York” castmates, Ramona Singer and Sonja Morgan.  They had a whirlwind romance before becoming engaged in 2016, although their entire relationship has been ripe with drama.

In fact, fellow RHNY castmate Bethenny Frankel produced a photo of Tom kissing an ex-girlfriend at a hotel the night before his and LuAnn’s engagement party.  LuAnn later described seeing her (then) fiance’s betrayal, saying, “It felt like someone ripped my heart out of my chest.”  However, LuAnn decided to forgive her fiance and opened up about why she chose forgiveness by saying, “I’m not going to let a stupid kiss ruin the rest of my life…He screwed up.  What he did was wrong.  But this wasn’t premeditated.  It wasn’t an affair.  It was a mistake.”

Real Housewife of New York LuAnn de Lesseps' Marriage on the Rocks, Slaps Her Husband in a Restaurant

LuAnn agreed to marry Tom despite the setback and the two were married in a lavish ceremony in Palm Beach on New Year’s Eve.  But, considering the fact that their union seems to be dissolving, one has to wonder if LuAnn should have ended the relationship when she found out he has also dated her co-stars or when she caught him kissing his ex-girlfriend during their engagement.  One also has to wonder if Tom hates reality television and drama so much, why did he choose to marry a reality television star whose whole career and fame relies on drama.

Even though it seems that their seven-month marriage may be doomed, sources close to the couple are still trying to maintain that LuAnn and Tom love each other and are hopeful they can work out their problems.

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