RHONY Aviva Drescher's Dad George, 76, Defends His Engagement to 25-Year-Old Girlfriend

Celebrity News Jun. 4, 2014 AT 7:00PM
George Teichner from Real Housewives of New York City George Teichner defends his recent engagement to a 25-year-old. Credit: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images

Leave it to The Real Housewives of New York City (parents, included) to keep us on our toes!

Aviva Drescher's 76-year-old father George Teichner surprised the cast and viewers on the May 27 episode when he proposed to his never-before-seen girlfriend Dana Lavette Cody, who is only 25-years-old. Now, after much speculation, Teichner is clearing the air about their relationship.

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The startling age gap between the fiancees had all the cast members weighing in. When it came to Drescher, however, she was understanding. The blonde even threw the couple an engagement party at The Museum of Sex on the June 3 episode.

"The Museum of Sex is an obvious choice for my father's engagement party," his daughter joked, before adding, "I believe that Cody and my father are truly in love, and while it may be unconventional, I support my father."

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Other cast members didn't agree as much. Especially Ramona Singer, who ended up making Cody cry by bringing up her deceased parents at the engagement bash and telling Teichner no mother wants her daughter marrying a 76-year-old. 

Teicher, for his part, dispelled rumors and confirmed to Us Weekly that he and Cody are still engaged. Not to mention, he considers their relationship a "mysterious power," and he emphasizes with all the "stoopids" who don't believe in them.

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“Soon come the wedding," Teichner tells Us. "Our relationship is a mysterious power from which the worlds around me have originated upon meeting Cody, and is the base on which my all rests and moves. The power of our together is so mysterious that words that attempt to describe it turn back defeated."

"As to my love for Cody: all things rise from her, exist in her, and merge into our relationship," he continued of his significantly younger fiancee, while slamming their critics. "As to the naysayers, jealous women, and just plain Stoopids," says Teichner, "I emphasize to such now: things that are not definable, that cannot be delineated, are usually dismissed as false."

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He concluded: "The joy and bliss which Cody and I experience together daily does not have form. Same is experience-based, not sense-based. Not concerned with being seen by the eyes of others, but seen with our vision of clarified and purified love."

The Real Housewives of New York City airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on Bravo.

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