08/31/2012 04:41 pm ET

Countess LuAnn De Lesseps Says She's Still With Her Boyfriend, Despite Cheating Rumors

The "Real Housewives of New York City" plot line concerning whether cast member LuAnn De Lesseps cheated on her boyfriend, Jacques, will spill over on Monday’s episode of the hit reality show. And rather than wait until the show airs, LuAnn is striking out first to tell everyone that nothing happened between her and another man while vacationing with the ladies in St. Bart's.

“Jacques and I are still very much together and in love and happy," LuAnn told me. "We just returned from a glorious vacation at Lake George and will be spending the Labor Day weekend in the Hamptons, playing tennis and enjoying family and friends. We hope everyone has a great and safe holiday weekend." She also sent two photos of her and Jacques, snapped on their vacation in Lake George and Saratoga last week.

The rumors started after LuAnn found herself fibbing about bringing a group of Italian friends to the rented home she was sharing with her castmates.

“My big mistake was trying to avoid the speculation and assumptions by telling a white lie,” said LuAnn, who is hoping the truth will finally set her free.

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