Sonja Morgan may say she loves her gays, but the comments she was caught making about queer and trans models at New York Fashion Week might suggest otherwise.
Morgan, 55, joined fellow “Real Housewives of New York” stars Dorinda Medley, Luann de Lesseps and Ramona Singer at the Garo Sparo show as part of New York Fashion Week on Tuesday, where Tinsley Mortimer made a catwalk cameo.
“Who is that?” Morgan can be heard asking Medley, 54, in a video she posted to her Instagram Stories of drag queen Miz Cracker on the catwalk. “Oh, that’s a guy, right?”
The “RHONY” cast member can be heard making similar offensive remarks in a now-deleted video of transgender model Yasmine Petty on the runway.
“Well, with a body like that, it’s a guy,” Medley remarked. “That’s a guy.”
“Yeah, with a body like that it’s a guy, you’re absolutely right,” Morgan commented.
“I was really excited to do the fashion show for Garo Sparo for New York Fashion Week because he was using models of diversity,” Yasmine Petty told Page Six Style after the show.
“And I knew they were filming the ‘Housewives of New York’ and I knew they were front row and literally, as I was walking down the runway, I heard them making these statements.”
She noted that the women can be seen laughing as she walks down the runway — although it is unclear why — in another video taken from the event.
“It’s pretty disheartening and disappointing, especially this day in age and being in New York City,” Petty added.
“My philosophy is that people can’t choose their sexual orientation. They can’t choose their gender identity. They can’t choose or not choose to have a disability or a mental illness or even their race, but things people can choose to do is not to be rude and cruel over to people over things they have no control over.”
This isn’t the first time the “RHONY” cast have caused drama at Fashion Week. Last September, they “made such a scene” at the Pamella Roland presentation, “just talking super loud through the whole show.” It’s unclear whether they made any remarks about the models, however.
“We have a history as long-standing supporters of the LGBTQ community in many ways and apologize for our offensive comments at the fashion show,” Morgan and Medley told Page Six Style in a statement.
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