It seems love is in the air for Real Housewives of New York star Ramona Singer, who her ex-husband says has been dating a mystery man named “Bill” for over six months.
In an amazingly candid interview with DailyMail.com, Ramona’s ex Mario Singer claimed that his ex-wife was quietly dating a new man — adding that the relationship has gotten so serious that he’s been preparing to meet him in person.
“I’m going out to dinner tonight with Ramona’s new boyfriend, his name is Bill,” Mario shared at New York’s Shanghai Lounge, where he and Ramona celebrated the launch of BachBoss, their daughter Avery’s new concierge business.
But while friends of the 66-year-old former RHONY star describe her new romance as “hot and heavy,” they say she’s keen to keep her new beau a secret as he finalizes his divorce.
Love is in the air for Real Housewives of New York star Ramona Singer, whose ex-husband Mario says he’s been dating a mystery man named ‘Bill’ for over six months
The 66-year-old former reality star divorced her ex-husband Mario (seen together in 2014) after catching him having an affair with a woman nearly 30 years his junior
After an acrimonious split, the former spouses have found common ground – and gathered on Wednesday night to celebrate the launch of daughter Avery’s new company
“He’s waiting for his divorce so she won’t tell any of her friends what his last name is,” a close friend told the DailyMail.com, adding, “They were very hot and heavy in Miami in November.”
Ramona’s reluctance to share details about her romance may well explain why at the same launch event, the reality star emphatically denied all rumors of a relationship, telling DailyMail.com, “I have a lot of great men in my life. I haven’t found it yet, but I know I will.’
She also gave some advice to anyone still looking for the perfect partner.
“Don’t wait for the right man, for the knight on the shining armor,” she said. “It is important that you are happy first and then it will come.
“You have to manifest what you want. I started manifesting all the characteristics I want and now I find them in the men I’m dating.
“My friends used to make fun of me for having a list of 20 traits, but now I find it. It’s about what you radiate.’
Mario – who was married to Ramona for 22 years before their romance ended in an acrimonious split when she caught him cheating with his ‘mistress’ Kasey Dexter – also shared that his own relationship with the former reality star was progressing in leaps and bounds. that he regularly stays with her when he is in New York.
On this occasion, however, he admitted that he should have found another place to stay, hinting that her new boyfriend might be staying with Ramona: “I’ll stay with her when I’m in New York…but not this time.”
Ramona and Mario (seen together July 2014), 69, were married for 22 years before discovering he was having an affair with Kasey Dexter
Kasey and Mario (pictured) reportedly started seeing each other in 2013, but split shortly after their affair went public a few months later. They rekindled their romance in 2014
While Mario has managed to mend the relationship with his ex-wife, who reportedly amassed a $16 million fortune through her company, RMS Fashions, he didn’t hesitate to joke about the type of man she’s been with so far. tends.
He admitted he doesn’t know exactly what “Bill” does, but assumes he’s rich, joking, “Knowing Ramona, I’d think so.”
Mario and Ramona famously split in 2014 after it was revealed on the popular Bravo show that he had a long-term affair with Kasey, who is almost 30 years his junior.
The businessman was first accused of a clandestine affair with his younger ‘mistress’ in 2013, but in February 2014 it was alleged that they had gone their separate ways before reuniting just months later.
Ramona reportedly discovered that her husband had rekindled his romance with Kasey in July 2014 – and promptly kicked him out of their home – with the Real Housewife admitting in 2015 that she was “traumatized” by his infidelity.
“I was traumatized and on a lot of drugs to deal with his infidelity,” she admitted during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live.
Ramona’s friends Dorinda Medley, Candace Bushnell and Anna Rothschild were out to support her and Avery – who just launched a new concierge service called BachBoss
The former reality star also recalled the moment she caught her husband with Kasey at their Hamptons home, saying, “I had a feeling that girl would be there. She was in the kitchen.
“He was so shocked to see me… It was such an awkward, horrible moment. It actually came from a horror movie. It was a horror photo.’
After Ramona and Mario ended their marriage, he moved to Boca Raton with Kasey and the couple lived there together for five years before separating when the businessman discovered she was having an affair with another man.
Earlier this year, Ramona took issue with Luann de Lesseps’ claims that she has a new boyfriend, claiming that her co-star was so happy with a new boyfriend. Page six“I haven’t seen or spoken to Luann in a while. Luann is unaware.’
The denial came after de Lesseps mentioned in a Q&A in Boston that Singer was romanced with a new man and was very happy.