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The Real Housewives Of New York City: Alex McCord Hit By Recession

March 11, 2009 09:00 AM by Paulene Hinds

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The recession has been hitting Americans hard and Hollywood definately isnot recession proof. The latest victim of the bad economy is Alex McCord, The Real Housewives of New York Citystar lost her job as a visual merchandiser for Victoria Secretwhen the company cut 10 percent of its home-office workforce recently.

In an interview with Life & Style,Alex McCordtalks about the shock of losing her job and how she is handling it all. “It was definitely a very big surprise. My own immediate supervisor didn’t even know it was happening,” Alex McCordsaid.

Alex McCord began looking for a job immediately after she was let go on Feb. 27 and told Life & Style, “It’s really interesting to see where to go from here. I’ve been making calls, updating my rÃsumÃ, and sitting down with people and chatting. I’m exploring all of my options.”

Alex McCord who lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two boys says that her family has been “incredibly supportive.” Her husband, Simon McCord, is the general manager for Hotel Chandler which haskept Alex McCord from having to collect unemployment insurance. She states though there may be changes for her family on the horizon saying”if I’m not able to replace my income by the time my severance runs out, discretionary expenses and our nanny are where we’d have to cut back.”

Alex McCord will stay on as part of The Real Housewives of New York City and says that her friends from the show, “have been overwhelmingly supportive.”

You can see more of Alex McCord every Tuesdayat10 PM ET only on Bravo. Click here for more information on The Real Housewives of New York City!

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One Response to “The Real Housewives Of New York City: Alex McCord Hit By Recession”

  1. jminikus Says:
    April 1st, 2009 at 3:28 pm

    I think Kelly is a pathological liar with many many deep rooted troublesome issues. If Kelly wants to profess to me, one person in the midst of what 3million plus viewers, that she is a “very private” person, hey right there proof of the pudding. I think she is a disgrace to the modeling industry, to motherhood (she placed HER CHILDREN on the show), to the empowerment of all women, to humane events and their meaning, to maturity, to everything that will ultimately confuse her children and what it means to be a role model. I have a beautiful 22 year old daughter and I would never, never submit her to such embarrassment of my actions with an audience of 3 million plus, and would be ashamed of myself and of her if she EVER were to act as does Kelly in private or public. She needs to be taken off the air.

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