09/22/2011 11:33 am ET Updated Nov 22, 2011

Alex McCord, Simon Beg To Stay On 'Real Housewives Of NY'

Forget Real--Alex McCord and Simon Van Kempen are becoming desperate Housewives.

After being booted off The Real Housewives of New York City last week along with castmates Jill Zarin, Kelly Bensimon and Cindy Barshop, the couple are fighting for their reality-TV lives, attempting to sway the powers that be to stay on the show and still collect a paycheck from Bravo.

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