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Real Housewives All Invited to Andy Cohen's L.A. Party

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Bravo TV's Andy Cohen debunked rumors today that he needs space from his Real Housewives, telling Wendy Williams that his gal pals are all invited to his L.A. book launch party on Monday.

The New York Daily News reportedly spoke with a source close to the franchise who said that the Bravo exec and host of "Watch What Happens Live" wants to be taken more seriously as a talk-show host, and the catty housewives are holding him back. The source claims that Cohen "wants to have his fancy celebrity friends, and the girls don’t fit." Ouch.

As evidence, the source continued, none of the housewives (except former New York Housewife-turned-SkinnyGirl-entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel) were invited to the fancy NYC fete thrown by Anderson Cooper at his West Village home to celebrate Cohen's new book, "Most Talkative: Stories From the Front Lines of Pop Culture," on Saturday.

Cohen appeared on the Wendy Williams show today to talk-up "Most Talkative" and denied the gossip.

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"I dedicated my book to the housewives," he said. "These are my people are you kidding me?!"

That's when he said that all the ladies are invited to his Bravo-hosted L.A. soiree come Monday. He added that the Anderson diss was nothing personal. It wasn't his party and he couldn't be rude and invite other guests.

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