Luann de Lesseps was pictured partying maskless with a group of friends in Florida on Tuesday afternoon just days after filming on Real Housewives of New York was shut down due to a positive COVID-19 test among cast members.

The 55-year-old reality star appeared to be in high spirits while at a birthday party at Portosole in Coral Gables with Real Housewives of Miami stars Marysol Patton, Alexia Echevarria, and a host of female friends.

While the state of Florida has yet to enact a mask mandate despite surging cases of the deadly virus which has already killed more than 400,000 Americans to date, sources close to the show slammed Luann’s flagrant display and told DailyMail.com: ‘This is absolutely outrageous.’ 

Not great: Luann de Lesseps was pictured partying maskless with a group of friends in Florida on Tuesday afternoon just days after filming on Real Housewives of New York was shut down due to a positive COVID-19 test among cast members

The insider added: ‘All eyes are on our show because someone has tested positive for the virus.

‘Yet she hops on a plane to Florida, rips off the mask and is singing and dancing at a party with a large group of women.’

DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for Luann and also the Real Housewives of New York for comment. 

The Chic C’est La Vie singer sported a black long sleeve with white slacks and a black racing stripe while surrounded by women at the snazzy affair to celebrate a friend.

At one point, Luann was pictured holding the microphone and singing karaoke while dancing amid massive pink balloons and a catered spread. 

Party time: At one point, Luann was pictured holding the microphone and singing karaoke while dancing amid massive pink balloons and a catered spread

Bold: The 55-year-old reality star appeared to be in high spirits while at a birthday party at Portosole in Coral Gables with Real Housewives of Miami stars Marysol Patton, Alexia Echevarria, and a host of female friends

Yikes: Sources close to the show slammed Luann’s flagrant display and told DailyMail.com: ‘This is absolutely outrageous.’

The state of Florida has documented 1.5 million cases of the coronavirus, with 36,000 new cases in the last two weeks alone and more than 24,000 deaths recorded in the last year and.

‘Andy Cohen, Lisa Shannon at Shed our production company and Bravo need to step up and say enough is enough,’ the insider said. ‘Is she planning on doing the mandatory quarantine when she comes back to NYC? We still have more filming to do.’

The source added: ‘Our country is so divided right now and people just aren’t taking this virus seriously.’ 

The Feeling Jovani songstress has been a staple on the Housewives since its first season aired on Bravo in March 2008, which stars Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, Leah McSweeney and newcomer Eboni Williams.

‘Luann is in the public eye, she should be setting a much better example,’ the source said. ‘She should’ve learned her lesson from her last misadventure in Florida.’

But the 13th season has been hit with a few challenges amid COVID-19 after being shut down once again due to a positive COVID-19 test — this time among the cast.

Good times: Marysol shared clips from the soiree on her Instagram account

Dressed up: The Chic C’est La Vie singer sported a black long sleeve with white slacks and a black racing stripe while surrounded by women at the snazzy affair to celebrate a friend

Big crowd: More than one dozen women were pictured wining and dining in an enclosed space 

Production on RHONY was first halted in October after a crew member tested positive, resulting in a mandatory two-week quarantine period. 

On Jan. 14, Page Six reported that filming was once again stopped after a cast member tested positive and experienced ‘mild symptoms.’

A source told the publication that the cast was preparing to head upstate and finish filming the season, but ‘the trip was canceled as part of the network’s strict safety protocols for cast and crew during COVID.’ 

Luann was arrested on Christmas Eve in 2017 for allegedly assaulting a cop nearly one year after her whirlwind marriage and divorce to now ex-husband Tom D’Agostino.

The Real Housewives of New York star struck a deal with the court in July 2018 and pleaded guilty to the charges of battery, trespassing and disorderly intoxication.

‘I learned that I was drinking to really self medicate and that I had gone too far and that, look, I didn’t react in a good way,’ she told DailyMail.com after serving out one year of probation following a failed alcohol test months later. ‘I own it and I learned from it, and it was a life lesson.’

She was facing up to two years in jail for the battery and trespassing charges in addition to another 60 days behind bars for the disorderly intoxication charge.  

Tough: Production on RHONY was first halted in October after a crew member tested positive, resulting in a mandatory two-week quarantine period; season 12 pictured above



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