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‘RHOC’ Season Finale Recap: Vicki’s Loyalty Is Tested

Can the real Vicki Gunvalson please stand up? There must be a reason why this pod person has invaded Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County star this past episode. All season, we’ve seen Vicki dish out the zingers, just as she’s received them from her fellow co-stars. During the show’s finale, Vicki seemed to morph…

By: Jillian Bowe / August 6, 2013

‘RHOC’ Recap: Everyone Hates Gretchen

Love seems to be in full bloom for Gretchen Rossi. The star of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County decided to throw caution to the wind and pop the question to her longtime love Slade Smiley. Last week, Gretchen recorded a love song, which also doubled as her proposal to Slade. After all the…

By: Jillian Bowe / July 29, 2013

‘RHOC’ Recap: Gretchen and Vicki Face Tough Truths

It’s reality check time for Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County stars Gretchen Rossi and Vicki Gunvalson. Last week, Vicki received some unsettling news from frenemy/former employee Lauri Waring Peterson about her estranged boo, Brooks Ayers, seeing other women. Vicki had to get to the bottom of things considering the source, and met Brook…

By: Jillian Bowe / July 23, 2013

‘RHOC’ Recap: Vicki and Lauri Do Battle, While Tamra Questions Gretchen

Those gals on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County sure know how to leave their mark! Last week, Vicki Gunvalson was finally clued in on the allegations being spread around town former employee and friend Lauri Waring Peterson caught her in a quasi-threesome.

To say Vicki had a nuclear meltdown was a…

By: Jillian Bowe / July 16, 2013

‘RHOC’ Recap: Lauri’s Secrets Don’t Sit Well With Vicki

Lydia McLaughlin really needs to stop inviting the ladies of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County to places. Last week, the bubbly, but no nonsense newest member of the original franchise decided to welcome Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Barney, Gretchen Rossi, Heather Dubrow, Alexis Bellino and Lauri Waring Peterson to the picturesque town of Whistler,…

By: Jillian Bowe / July 9, 2013

‘RHOC’ Recap: Lauri’s Revelations Bring Vicki To Tears On Wedding Dress Day

Don’t adjust your TV set! Yes, the ladies of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County seem to be getting along! Who would’ve thought Tamra Barney’s idea to have all the ladies attend her wedding dress hunt would be the ticket to get the women to behave themselves, and actually act like *gasp* friends? Everyone…

By: Jillian Bowe / July 2, 2013

‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ Recap: Lydia Lights Into Gretchen and Slade

Don’t underestimate Lydia McLaughlin. The newest member of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County is not one to mess with. If you don’t believe me, just ask Gretchen Rossi and her slimy fiancé Slade Smiley.

Note: Spoilers ahead if you haven’t watched Monday’s episode: “Chicks and Salsa”.

In tonight’s episode,…

By: Jillian Bowe / June 18, 2013

‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ Recap: Tamra’s Bachelorette Weekend Creates Tears

Aren’t bachelorette parties supposed to be fun? The ladies of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County seemed to forget that little tidbit. Last week, Vicki Gunvalson decided to show Tamra Barney and Lydia McLaughlin how to get down in Puerto Vallarta by partying the night away. Too bad Vicki and the gals didn’t clue…

By: Jillian Bowe / June 11, 2013

‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ Recap: Alexis and Tamra Make Peace While Lauri Creates Chaos

Could it really be possible for Tamra Barney and Alexis Bellino to bury the hatchet? Stranger things have happened on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County. Lydia McLaughlin, the self-titled “Friendship Whisperer” (really, girl?) took it upon herself to meet with Tamra, and convince her to work things out with Alexis. Shockingly, Tamra agreed…

By: Jillian Bowe / June 4, 2013

‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ Recap: Teresa and Melissa Have An Awkward Playdate

It’s a new year, but the same ole’ drama on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Last season, it didn’t seem as though Caroline Manzo, Jacqueline Laurita, Melissa Gorga and Kathy Wakile would ever get past their beef with Teresa Giudice after the explosive reunion showdown the women attended. Could the ladies put their…

By: Jillian Bowe / June 3, 2013

‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ Recap: Stop Trying To Make Alex Bellino Happen, Lydia

Lydia McLaughlin’s doe-eyed innocence is cute, but annoying. The newest cast member of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County is determined to have Alexis Bellino and Tamra Barney become best buds again. Can someone tell her she’s beating a dead horse already?

Note: Spoilers ahead if you haven’t watched Monday’s episode: “Speech

By: Jillian Bowe / May 28, 2013

‘RHOC Recap: Heather Debuts In ‘Cleveland’ and A Housewife Returns

We should’ve known Lauri Waring Peterson’s return on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County wouldn’t be all sunshine and lollipops. On tonight’s episode, Lauri’s reappearance on the series marked trouble for Tamra Barney and Vicki Gunvalson’s already fractured friendship. Last week, Tamra and Vicki’s friendship hit the skids and viewers thought the two would…

By: Jillian Bowe / May 21, 2013

‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ Recap: Vicki and Tamra’s Wine Business Turns Sour

Another friendship bites the dust on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of  Orange County. Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Barney’s fragile friendship takes yet another trip to the relationship graveyard. Since Season 8 kicked off, Vicki and Tamra’s fractured BFF status took center stage.

Many wondered if the two could ever get past their animosity, and…

By: Jillian Bowe / May 14, 2013

‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ Recap: Vicki’s Personal Life Continues To Crack

Vicki Gunvalson just can’t seem to get things right in her relationships these days. Last week on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County, the insurance maven’s rocky relationship with former bestie Tamra Barney took a few steps backwards, after Tamra’s explosive confrontation with nemesis Alexis Bellino. As Vicki attempted to navigate through the murky…

By: Jillian Bowe / May 7, 2013

‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Reunion Part 3

Kenya Moore’s previous relationship is analyzed, and Phaedra Parks’ husband’s actions are called into question on part 3 of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta Reunion.

In the final installment of the reunion show, NeNe Leakes suggests a new housewife is needed, while Porsha Stewart unveils some harsh truths about her marriage.

By: Jillian Bowe / April 22, 2013

‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ Recap: Vicki and Tamra’s Newfound Truce Is Tested

Just when it seemed Vicki Gunlavson and Tamra Barney were on the road to reconciliation, the two hit a speed bump. Last week on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County, Vicki and Tamra buried the hatchet and decided to resume their friendship at Heather Dubrow’s clambake. Would the women live up to their truce?

By: Jillian Bowe / April 16, 2013

‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Reunion Part 2 Recap: Kim Zolciak Returns

Kim Zolciak makes a special appearance, only to be placed in the hot seat, while Phaedra Parks is accused of creating family conflict on the second part of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion.

Part 2 of the reunion special shined a spotlight on RHOA alum Kim’s Anguilla no show, along with allegatio…

By: Jillian Bowe / April 15, 2013

‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ Recap: Vicki and Tamra Bury The Hatchet

There must have be something in the lobster at Heather Dubrow‘s clambake to cajole former friendsVicki Gunvalson and Tamra Barney to kiss and make up. On Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County, fans were speechless after witnessing the pair duke it out during last season’s reunion. Many wondered if the ladies could ever repair…

By: Jillian Bowe / April 9, 2013

‘The Real Housewives Of Orange County:’ The Originals Are Back

The Real Housewives of Orange County returned to claim their spot as the original divas of dysfunction. Time still hasn’t healed the rift between former BFF’s Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Barney. The last time the two were in a room together, it was nearly a bloodbath.

Why won’t Vicki and Tamra kiss and…

By: Jillian Bowe / April 2, 2013

‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Season Finale: Kenya’s Costume Party Creates Chaos With The Ladies

It’s that time again as viewers must bid adieu to the ladies of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

In true Atlanta fashion, the women ended their explosive season with another fabulous party — with a side of drama.

Last week, Kenya Moore announced she would throw a costume party celebrating…

By: Jillian Bowe / March 31, 2013

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