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Real Housewives Of NYC

FAT RAISES ...

OR WE QUIT!

5/9/2013 3:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The Real Housewives of NYC have banded together against the Bravo Network -- REFUSING to continue on the show unless they ALL get huge raises, TMZ has learned. 

Sources tell us ... LuAnn de Lesseps, Carole Radziwill, Aviva Drescher, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan and Heather Thomson were recently approached by Bravo individually with contract offers to appear on Season 6, which is supposed to begin production on Monday.

But the women were each unhappy with the offers ... and figured they would have more leverage against the network if they teamed up ... just like the cast of "Friends" did back in the day.

We're told the women approached Bravo as a group and made their demand clear -- FAT RAISES FOR ALL ... OR WE QUIT.

Here's where it gets interesting -- sources tell us the network is FURIOUS ... and has told the group they have until Friday (tomorrow) to sign the offers that are currently on the table, or they're all FIRED.

Translation -- IT'S A STANDOFF!!!!!

One thing to consider -- Season 5 of "NYC Housewives" was one of the lowest rated seasons in the show's run.

A rep for Bravo had no comment on the situation.

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136.

Lynell    

They are the WORST. Please, 3 years ago...maybe. Carol, Aviva and the bodywear chick...boring. Carol with the teeth, Drescher with the inability to see her world around her, and the other one...just useless. Let them quit and start a new franchise because these chicks are a bore. Let's not forget Luann, an obnoxious tramp from day one, and Ramona..just a jerk, with or without her Pinot

445 days ago
137.

Dennis Johnson    

PLEASE QUIT.................Thank you.

445 days ago
138.

Lynell    

They are the WORST. Please, 3 years ago...maybe. Carol, Aviva and the bodywear chick...boring. Carol with the teeth, Drescher with the inability to see her world around her, and the other one...just useless. Let them quit and start a new franchise because these chicks are a bore. Let's not forget Luann, an obnoxious tramp from day one, and Ramona..just a jerk, with or without her Pinot

445 days ago
139.

Carrie     

Bravo PLEASE DONT pay them, we are sick of them, let em' walk already.

NEXT!

445 days ago
140.

Crackhead    

Quit!!! I don't give a crap. Whenever I read a headline that includes "Real Housewives of . . ." I keep going (except this time). If people like watching this nonsense and it makes them happy that's great. I love Duck Dynasty. The only difference is that the people on Duck Dynasty seem to be good, decent people. These housewives all seem to be spoiled, childish bitches.

445 days ago
141.

cb1234    

This article is better>> http://snip.ps/RaisesOrQuit

445 days ago
142.

LaLaLynn    

Let them go. Just go to another city or get replacements in NY. Simple.

445 days ago
143.

Stupidposts    

And just how many people believe that is how most people in NYC, OC, etc actually live?

I can show thousands of real women that actually are real. Not these fake "ladies" that are on tv.

But unfortunately there are people bumb enough to watch these kids of shows to keep them on the air. And their egos inflated.

445 days ago
144.

Hope    

Bye bye! The fact that you're being offered anything for no talent should be enough. Next!

445 days ago
145.

CrankyButCute    

Who might they thin they are....the "Friends" cast?

445 days ago
146.

Allison Ray    

Fire them. Is it really an advertising draw? I never watch it so don't know.

445 days ago
147.

Kath    

Fire'em and get new women, they are borring and while your at it fire the Aatlanta ones they are borring as well.

445 days ago
148.

Liz    

There are plenty of interesting people in NY. We watch these shows because we love reality TV, not love these ladies necessarily. Let them all go and recast!

445 days ago
149.

janb55    

call their bluff, Bravo........end the show.

445 days ago
150.

Dumas    

Then quit your all fat ponies anyway

445 days ago
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