Aviva Drescher Throws Fake Leg in Restaurant Fight on the Real Housewives of New York City

Entertainment Jul. 14, 2014 AT 11:35AM
Aviva Drescher of The Real Housewives of New York City
Aviva Drescher will throw her fake leg at a restaurant in a new episode of The Real Housewives of New York City. Credit: Michael Rosenthal/Bravo

On the July 22 episode of The Real Housewives of New York City, the claws—and the leg—will come out! Aviva Drescher will be using her prosthetic appendage as a weapon while dining at Le Cirque, a source confirms to Us Weekly. 

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“During a wild argument, Aviva yells, ‘What do you want from me? To crawl out of here?’ All the while, she’s shimmying out of her prosthetic leg under the table,” a source tells Page Six, which first reported the details of the shocking incident. The source goes on to say that Drescher “throws it, in front of a crowd of shocked people.” 

According to Page Six, the fight occurred last fall, but all witnesses signed a typical non-disclosure agreement, so the brawl has been kept mostly quiet. Bravo has teased the fight in several promos, simply showing an image of the leg with a high heel lying on the ground. 

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As she detailed in her memoir Leggy Blonde and on her show, Drescher lost her leg at the age of six in a conveyor belt accident in an upstate New York farm. The Housewife visited the scene of the horrific event in an April episode of the RHONYC.

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“I didn’t feel pain. It all happened so fast. I don’t blame anyone for this accident. Accidents happen,” Drescher said during the episode.

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