Luann de Lesseps makes like Brooke Shields, breaks out bikini bod

Raechal Shewfelt
Editor, Yahoo Entertainment
Luann de Lesseps on Watch What Happens Live on April 4. (Photo: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Luann de Lesseps is reorganizing her life, and it’s obviously going well. The Real Housewives of New York City star showed us just how well Tuesday in a video that showed her glowing and breaking into a happy dance, all while wearing a bikini.

De Lesseps has struggled following the August breakup of her seven-month marriage to Tom D’Agostino Jr. She was downing at least seven drinks a day and was arrested for disorderly intoxication on Dec. 23, when she showed up in a hotel room that wasn’t hers. As People reports, she was charged with not only disorderly intoxication but also battery to an officer, resisting arrest with violence, and threatening a public servant. If convicted, she could face time in prison.

After her arrest, de Lesseps checked in to a treatment facility and quit drinking altogether, replacing it with yoga and meditation.

The 52-year-old reality star is the latest in a string of famous women who aren’t 22 or related to the Kardashians to rock a bikini for the camera.

Brooke Shields and Kelly Ripa flashed their beach bodies during their respective spring-break trips. Shields, also 52, joked that she’d encountered “Another Blue Lagoon,” in a reference to her 1980 movie, in the caption of one of the photos that she shared from a tropical getaway. Ripa’s husband, Mark Consuelos, posted an image of his 47-year-old wife.

Who else needs a vacation right about now?

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