Listen: The ‘Real Housewives’ Identity Crisis And How It Affects Fans

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On today's episode:

1. Most Real Housewives fans watch the shows for the mess and the drama — but has the franchise become too messy and dramatic? The escapism that serves as the shows’ main appeal seems to be dwindling with each passing season.

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"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" stars Lisa Rinna, Kathy Hilton, Sutton Stracke. (Photo by: Nicole Weingart/Bravo)

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Today, Shannon Keating joins us to talk about how Real Housewives has changed and how newcomer Kathy Hilton is shaking things up.

2. Mindy Kaling has some words for everyone who’s mad that her version of Scooby-Doo character Velma will be South Asian.

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Mindy Kaling during an interview with host Seth Meyers. (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

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3. Cleveland’s baseball team finally changed its name from the Indians to the Guardians.

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