It’s a case of he said, she said. Luann de Lesseps addressed the Constantine Maroulis dating rumors. In a previous episode of The Real Housewives of New York, viewers learned which American Idol contestant dated Luann, Ramona Singer, and Tinsley Mortimer.
However, it wasn’t a winner of the singing competition, as Luann said. Constantine Maroulis was the lucky man, and he made that clear on social media. He even talked about his connection to the ladies on a recent podcast episode. But Luann is setting the record straight on the dating rumors.
She revealed how she knows the singer and how they met. In the interview, she also gave details on their relationship.
Luann de Lesseps clarifies her connection to Constantine Maroulis
The Real Housewives of New York City star spoke exclusively to Entertainment Tonight about the dating rumors. She revealed whether she did date American Idol alum Constantine Maroulis. Luann made it clear that their relationship was never romantic, just platonic, even if they did flirt a little.
“I didn’t date Constantine,” Luann told ET. “Constantine has been in my cabaret show [Countess and Friends]. He is a great guy. Let’s just say that we had, like, a flirt. I wouldn’t say I dated Constantine.”
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The Countess explained that she was only showing her co-stars a photo of him in that episode. Along with the viewers, Luann learned that he dated Tinsley. While Ramona claimed she dated the singer, Constantine told Luann that they never dated.
“And I spoke to him and he said, ‘I didn’t date Ramona,'” she explained. “‘We hung out, but I didn’t date Ramona.'”
From the moment the dating rumors swirled, Constantine reached out to Luann. But she has nothing but kind words to say about him. Luann complimented his singing and his looks.
Constantine revealed his relationship with the RHONY ladies
Constantine Maroulis previously spoke out about his connection to Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, and Tinsley Mortimer on a recent episode of the Behind the Velvet Rope With David Yontef podcast. During the August 16 episode, he addressed the dating rumors. At first, Constantine didn’t understand why his phone was blowing up.
“I guess I got a million calls about it,” he explained. “A couple of people sent me the video and I was like, ‘Oh yeah. Okay. Yeah, they’re definitely talking about me!'”
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Constantine said he’s kept in contact with all three ladies. He also reached out to them after the airing of the previous episode.
“I think they all have nice things to say about me because it’s all about respect and I deliver the goods,” he added.
He explained that he and Luann “enjoyed each other’s company” and had “chemistry” when he performed in her cabaret show. As for his relationship with Tinsley, he revealed he called things off when she called him her “boyfriend.” Constantine said that Ramona is “a lot of fun,” but he doesn’t go out with her anymore since he gave up smoking and drinking. However, he did say that she has a “great body.”
The Real Housewives of New York airs Thursday nights at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.