Luann D’Agostino’s RHONY Costar Dorinda Medley Reacts to Split of Couple She Set Up: ‘She Deserves Happiness’

Dorinda Medley is unhappy over Luann and Tom D’Agostino‘s decision to divorce, yet she stays carefree that her Real Housewives of New York City costar will find lifelong adore and complacency in a future.

Seven months after restraining a tangle in a lavish New Year’s Eve wedding, Luann, 52, announced Thursday around her Twitter comment that she and her father are job it quits. “It’s with good unhappiness that Tom we concluded to divorce,” wrote a former Countess. “We caring for any other unequivocally much, wish we honour a remoteness during this unhappy time!”

“I’m only unequivocally saddened, we know. It’s always unhappy to see a matrimony mangle adult and apparently so quickly. we wish them a best. I’m only unequivocally sad. It’s heartbreaking, really,” Medley told PEOPLE on Thursday after training about a split. “It’s distressing for Luann, too, since we adore her and we know how most she loves Tom.”

Medley initial played matchmaker and set adult a former integrate before she stood beside them as a bridesmaid during their Palm Beach, Florida, wedding. “The reason we introduced Tom to Luann is since they’re indeed a same person. They like to do a same things; they like to eat out all a time; they like to be out all a time; they’re unequivocally sporty. So when we saw that Tom was singular and Luann was single, we motionless to make a match,” Medley formerly told PEOPLE about because she put them together.

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The twin initial “met” when Medley and Tom, 50, were during a same party. She handed him a phone, and Luann was on a other end. But it took 5 months before they connected in chairman — and now became “inseparable.”

Although countless Housewives had their doubts about a pair’s relationship via their whirlwind courtship — “we all did after that whole incident,” Medley said, referencing Tom kissing a Playboy indication during New York’s Regency Hotel a day before his and Luann’s rendezvous celebration — Medley pronounced she eventually “let go” of them and admits she “wouldn’t have set them up” if she didn’t consider they would be a good match.

“I suspicion Tom was a unequivocally good guy. And she seemed unequivocally happy. we suspicion they had kind of resolved and worked by [their issues]. We all go by s— — look during me, okay. Nothing’s ideal even yet people try to make it out to be,” common Medley.

Looking to a future, Medley believes that Luann and Tom will have an gentle attribute — they only have to give it time.

“Luann is unequivocally good during [remaining friendly] with all her exes,” Medley shares. “I consider apparently this one competence be tough during a beginning, yet Luann’s not like that. She keeps it moving. She creates a decision. Every one of her exes she’s still unequivocally tighten to. I’m certain it will take time. we adore Luann — she’s a good girl. She deserves complacency and I’m here to assistance her whatever approach we can.”

“As we pronounced on a show, I’ll be here whenever she needs me,” Medley said, adding, “When it goes well, when it doesn’t go well, I’m here.”

The Real Housewives of New York City airs Wednesdays (9 p.m. ET) on Bravo.

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