Real DC Housewife Hit With Lawsuit at Premiere Party

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Maybe it's a good thing Michaele Salahi skipped Bravo's official Real Housewives of DC premiere party.

The Washington Post reports that Michaele, 44, and her husband were presented with court papers from PR firm Brotman-Winter-Fried Communications during their own private party Thursday.

BWF alleges the couple owes more than $15,000 in unpaid fees from a 2008 polo event.

"It was an affidavit for debtors interrogatory," Steve Winter, president of BWF, said. "It means they'll have to appear in court to discuss their financial means -- how they are capable of paying off the debt."

According to one BWF employee, when Michaele's husband Tareq was handed the documents, he dropped them on the floor. When the process server tried to deliver them again, Tareq dropped the papers a second time and called security.


That same night, fellow castmate Catherine Ommanney told she was glad that Salahi was a no-show at the official premiere party.

"I don't want to see them; I don't want to talk to them," Ommanney sniped. "I don't want to be associated with them."