"I kind of left the show last year feeling like it was quite dark," Medley tells PEOPLE Now
The Real Housewives of New York are about to take another bite out of the Big Apple — but not without a little hesitation.
“I think the whole season hampered a lot of us from coming back to the show,” admits Medley. “I don’t think it was just one thing. I kind of left the show last year feeling like it was quite dark.”
“It’s one thing when you have the controversy and then you have the resolution and you have all those whacky moments,” she explains. “But, it was dark.”
In response, Medley said, “I don’t do drugs. How would I do all these drugs when [my daughter] lives with me? I’m home every night.”
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“Usually after the reunion, everyone goes to dinner and they have a great time. Everybody just like slithered out of there, we didn’t even speak to each other for a month,” Medley explains of the aftermath.
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In general, Medley says of her fellow RHONY costars, “I think women need to really support other women and I think they need to at some point stay out of your business.”
The Real Housewives of New York City season 9 premieres Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.