Former 'Real Housewives' star Barbara Kavovit announces run for NYC mayor

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Former "Real Housewives of New York" star Barbara Kavovit has officially announced she’s running for mayor of New York City — adding to an already crowded field of Democratic candidates.

The Bronx-born Kavovit made it official on her Instagram Wednesday, saying her beloved Big Apple "is in a state of crisis" under Mayor de Blasio’s watch.

"I may not be a politician, but I’m a Bronx-born New Yorker who isn’t fearful of the hard work and tough decisions that lay ahead," she wrote. "It will take a builder to rebuild #NYC, and I’m the woman to do it."

In September, Kavovit, the CEO of Evergreen Construction, floated her dreams of Gracie Mansion, telling Page Six she was ready to rebuild the city.

"Number one is rebuild a safer and more inclusive New York City," she said at the time. "So I feel like the city is not a safe place. So if it’s not safe, people don’t want to come to New York City. People don’t want to... (Read more)