By Bailey O'Malia
8:45 AM EDT, October 26, 2012
This week's theme is "take off your clothes for a cause." I don't know if they did that on purpose, but it brought some much needed cohesion to the episode.
To raise money for breast cancer, Lisa and Lenny are hosting a lingerie party. Lisa wants to impress Lea who is also hosting a party for charity. But I'm not sure that lingerie is quite Lea's style... the party looks more like a brothel than a party, according to Lisa.
Before the party Joanna takes off her top and adds a little hair downstairs for her PETAcampaign "grow your own fur." Joanna wants people to realize that wearing fur isn't sexy. If you didn't watch the episode, go look up the picture, it's totally worth the two second google search.
There is still tension surrounding Karent from last week. While the women help Lea arrange seating for her charity gala, Joanna tries to defend her to Adriana. But Karent is digging a deeper hole for herself by telling a reporter that the other housewives are fake, botoxed women. Karent later tells Joanna that the article is ridiculous and that her words were twisted.
Adriana, Ana, and Ana's daughters, go shopping for lingerie together and the options are vajazzled thongs and assless undies (how is that even a thing?). Ana has a bad feeling about how things will go between Karent and Adriana at the lingerie party.
Before the party Marysol sits with her mother Elsa, and I can just tell that Joanna is going to have a fit when she realizes that Marysol is wearing fur. Elsa is hilarious as always, strutting around the house in her pajamas and announcing that she will steal the show from all the young girls at the lingerie party.
Lisa and Lenny are both a little stressed about the party. All the staff is running late, they're missing cups and 800 people are about to shop up to their home. But the party gets started and it seems like everyone is having a good time.
WHO CALLED IT? That would be me. As soon as Marysol walks in Joanna starts to flip out about the fur stole. Karent swoops in to let her know that Joanna doesn't approve.
Why can't Karent just stay out of it? But Joanna won't be mad about the fur for long because she's about to be distracted by a sexual scandal!
Lea shows up with Joe Francis from Girls Gone Wild who claims, actually he brags, that he put Joanna on television, slept with Joanna and then slept with Marta. Karent swoops in once again and takes Joe right over to Joanna to tell her what he said. Joanna completely denies it, but Joe won't let it go. Joanna continues to flip out while Marta quietly stands by. A little too quietly. I'd say it's safe to say that at least Marta slept with him.
Lea's husband Roy returns home after working on a big law case for a month. Lea and her son seem genuinely happy to have him home. Their family dynamic is really normally, or maybe it just seems that way because all of the other housewives have such dysfunctional relationships? Either way, it's a cute little family reunion. Next week I think we'll finally get to see the ladies attend Lea's gala, she's only been talking about it all season.
Unfortunately they kind of tricked us last week when they showed the preview for this episode. There were supposed to be Adriana punching Marta, someone getting pushed in a pool and a bunch of other drama. But apparently it's not happening until the next episode. I guess we'll have to wait until next week to see the supermodel hit the floor. Oh well, something to look forward to.
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