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Countess Luann De Lesseps

What better way to start a chic and glam New Year than by hearing from Countess LuAnn de Lesseps, star of Bravo TV's hit show “Real Housewives of New York City”. LuAnn is also the author of “Class with the Countess” and has two hit dance songs to her credit. LuAnn is the quintessential New Yorker and spends her time between her home in the Hamptons and her apartment in New York City with her family. You can follow her on Twitter @CountessLuAnn. Check out what she says as we get her On The Couch.

What do you consider to be your best asset?
Simply in one word, Jacques!

What was your proudest moment?
Having my two wonderful children.

What is your favorite drink?
Champagne, of course darling!

What is your favorite food?
Eggs scramble, poached, souffle, quiche, over easy – any way.

What is your favorite condiment?
Freshly ground pepper.

What is your current obsession?
Catching up on all the season of “Homeland.”

If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
Saying “You know” all the time, it always creeps into my conversation.

What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?
Hosting my own show.

What is the one thing you waste too much money on?
Taxis and car services.

What is the one activity you waste too much time doing?

What do you consider to be the single greatest threat to your health?
Cell phone use.

What is the single best trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
The best thing they taught me early is having respect and integrity.

What is the single worst trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
How to play Blackjack. I lose every time!

What in the world most thrills you?
Good manners.

What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?
Honey Boo Boo!

What was the single most embarrassing moment you've ever experienced on the job?
Almost falling off that darn camel!

What is your favorite place in the world?

What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner?
Honesty and a hairy chest!

Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats?
Dogs no question.

What would have to happen to make today the best day of your life?
Ending world poverty and hunger.

What is your personal motto?
Money can’t buy you class, my friends.