Kelly Bensimon: 'I'd Rather Wear Skinny Pants Than Show My Boobs'

09/15/2010 at 12:30 PM ET

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It may be fall, but the Real Housewives of New York City star isn’t giving up her short-shorts just yet. Kelly Bensimon turned up at the Alice + Olivia party last night during New York Fashion Week showing off her famous gams in cool shorts and an easy shirt from the label. “This is my version of fall,” Bensimon told PEOPLE. And though Kelly might be hanging on to her leg-baring style for now, when the temperature starts to plunge, the sexy Housewife admits that she’ll be trading in her hot pants for skinny jeans. “I’m really liking skinny jeans and white shirts,” she says. “I love the idea of the big, oversized shirt and skinny jeans and sky-high shoes. I want to be really, really comfortable this fall, but I want to be smokin’ sexy, too.” And for Kelly, that means keeping it covered. “I’d rather wear skinny pants than show my boobs. I think sexy is just the way that you feel,” she says. “I think the girl that is sexy is the girl that has a lot of confidence, not the girl that has big boobs or a big butt.” —Andrea DeSimone; reporting by Asher Fogle


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RJ on

She is gorgeous. If any of you people writing negative comments saw her on the street you’d stare and be green with envy. She’s hot and hasn’t let herself go like so many women in their 40s. Those are the bitter women who write negative comments on sites like these.

Jon on

Who cares!

KAT on

OH MY GOD!! MY EYES!!!! That is one HOMELY hag!!!! And PLEASE do not insult transvestites, OR Rupaul!!!! This genius must have forgotten her little Playboy stint!! And ANYBODY who would want to see her nude in ANY form is just as big a “boob”!!!!

Jan J on

She did pose for Playboy so I don’t get it. She looks like a guy- her and Danielle from NJ both look like men. They should put the 2 of them on a show– they would have to show it on the Syfy channel. Even Kelly’s voice– she sounds like a man. I think the Playboy shoot was to prove she is NOW a woman…sort of.

Jan J on

Um RJ– there is no way that I would ever be “green with envy” looking at this person. I wouldn’t even want to look at her. Hot? Compared to what?

Mary Bodger on

Hot pants are so 1979 !

Sara on

Who is this person?

julie on


KJK on

Okay, no one can argue that this woman is a moron. However, will people stop with the transvestite comments when you are referring to women? Who are you all to judge this person’s attractiveness? With 60% of Americans being clinically obese, the chance that unattractive people are commenting on this blog are pretty good. My point is that I am pretty sure that the people commenting have NO BUSINESS JUDGING HOW OTHER PEOPLE LOOK. Comment on what she is saying…not what she looks like.

Kimberly on

Excuse me…this coming from the woman who posed for Playboy???

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