It was a hit, naturally: Tickets sold out quickly and, according to a statement by Bravo, "We had nearly 10,000 people come through our doors (although that counts some people more than once since some had a multiday pass). "We've been noodling around with [BravoCon] for a long time," Andy Cohen, Bravo's executive vice president of development and talent until 2013 and the host of Watch What Happens Live, told reporters on the red carpet before a taping of the talk show on Friday night. (An event that flush fans could spend extra to attend. ) "I'm so excited that Bravo finally decided to do it.
Every Bravolebrity I talked to over the course of the weekend described Bravo fans with similar language—loyal, passionate, and vocal were words that came up often—and cited them as their main reason for wanting to participate in the event. "Oh, the Bravo fans are so passionate," Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards told me. "They're so passionate that sometimes it can be a little jarring.
I was worried they'd be like, 'We don't want you guys drinking. ' And then I was going to throw a hissy fit, but instead they're like, 'No, we have a bar for you. ' I don't have any complaints about this year. " Real Housewives of Orange County's Kelly Dodd was showing off her new engagement ring—she and her fiancé, Fox News correspondent Rick Leventhal, were set up by Ramona Singer from Real Housewives of New York.
It was definitely… something to see. https://t.co/6YTt50tyN1— Glamour (@glamourmag) November 19, 2019