How Eboni Ok. Williams Stayed True to Herself on The Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis


Placing the actual in Actual Housewife.

Eboni Ok. Williams definitely made a splash on The Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis when season 13 premiered again in Might.

As RHONY‘s first Black Housewife, the previous political commentator hasn’t shied away from initiating advanced and important conversations about race and white privilege with the opposite girls (all of whom are white, apart from “good friend of” Bershan Shaw). And Bravo could not be happier.

“Bravo invited Eboni Ok. Williams as the primary Black lady to hitch the solid of The Actual Housewives of New York to be her genuine self, which has introduced a brand new perspective to the present,” the community tells E! Information in an announcement. “We help Eboni in expressing her views, and we’re proud that the present is addressing these vital and related points.”

Now, Eboni is reflecting on the primary half of her debut season and the way she’s stayed true to herself all through the method, plus, what’s nonetheless forward on season 13. Learn on for our unique Q&A with Eboni.

E! NEWS: What’s it been like watching your self on RHONY?
EKW: Though I have been in tv for nearly 10 years now in a information anchor-host capability, I’ve by no means seen my lived expertise day after day this fashion. It has been eye opening, it has been at occasions actually troublesome. After which there’s been occasions like [this week’s] episode after I was speaking with my grandmother at that very lovely scene on the séance which was extraordinarily lovely and I would not commerce for the world.