Russian Babe Goes All Reality TV

Here's my new column about Marina Levitis, the sumptuous star of Lifetime's new show Russian Dolls, centering on a bunch of colorful people pursuing their dreams in naughty, bawdy Brighton Beach, Brooklyn.

With her husband, Michael, Marina owns the Rasputin club/restaurant, where people swill vodka and do line dances.

More calmly, she tells me about which stereotypes about Russians are outrageous (and which are true), why her mother-in-law is such a disgrace, and what it takes to make Marina happy, designer-wise.

(Hint: Expensive labels and some spray-on tan.)

Moscow may not believe in tears, but, honey, Brighton Beach definitely believes in drama, and I'm serving it up for you with lump caviar on top.

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