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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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151.

Z    

Please Bravo fire ALL of them. Luanne and Ramona grate my nerves while the rest are so boring!

510 days ago
152.

Cathryn Mazer    

Just cancel that idiot show already. Fat raises - why? Put that money into real production.

510 days ago
153.

JW    

Sack them all!! Boy, it will really chap that Ramona's ass not to have this platform to promote her "wine" and other crap she can't help but mention all the frigg'n time. Loose them!!!

510 days ago
154.

KJG    

Atlanta and Beverly Hills are the only shows that need to stay.

510 days ago
155.

Shashi    

PLEASE ANDY.....NO MORE RHONYC....They are boring...!

509 days ago
156.

moe    

Who cares about them!! OC and Jersey is the best House Wives!! They need to fire them and get Interesting NYC Housewives!! Cause I wont watch them soooooo boring!! Just saying!! Oh also love Miami!!! Cause there fun and beautiful and interesting!! Rather watch reruns of friends then watch NYC!! So sad and disappointing! Cause I love New york City!!

509 days ago
157.

Lil    

The only one worth anything is Ramona. The rest are so boring. They are so plastic looking and ugly they are hard to watch. In fact this is my least favorite housewifes. I hope they fire all of them and bring in some that are more entertaining.

509 days ago
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