10 Celebrity Party Disasters Slideshow

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"Real Housewife" Peggy Tanous: The Crying Guest

Peggy Tanous, cast member of the Real Housewives of Orange County, invited her fellow housewives to enjoy a finely cooked meal by celebrity chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken of Border Grill. Guests were less than classy, especially Alexis Bellino, who ruined the dinner by crying in the bathroom without excusing herself or explaining the situation.

What you can learn: Since it was not her party, Bellino didn't have the right to cry if she wanted to. When dealing with a dramatic guest, the best strategy is to keep calm. Defusing the situation will only happen if you can keep your cool. Keep in mind that there are other guests to tend to so be empathetic but firm. Stick as closely to your schedule as possible, and if the guest gets too out of hand, call them a cab and kindly ask them to leave.

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