This week's reality TV viewer numbers report is nothing but bad news. As I predicted, Married to Medicine lost a ton of viewers without Real Housewives of Atlanta's lead-in. Only 921,000 watched Dr. Heavenly's shady dinner party this week. That's down 642,000 since last week and almost 1.5 million since the season two premiere.
Shannon Beador truly isn't your typical Bravolebrity it seems. Not only does the Real Housewives of Orange County feng shui her mouth, she also isn't following the normal reality star protocol which usually involves moving into a much bigger home after a small taste of fame regardless of whether they can afford it.
In fact, as we reported earlier in the week, Shannon and family are actually downsizing (gasp! Is that even a thing if you're an OC housewife??), and selling their current digs for the low, low price of $13,498,000. That seems to be the going rate for multiple kitchens, secret rooms, seven bedrooms, more than a dozen bathrooms, and a regulation size basketball court, right? Of course, because no housewife in the history of the franchise has voluntarily left a ginormous mansion for more modest living, rumors of marital discord began running rampant.
We all saw them face foreclosure and were even booted from a rental on the show. But in the past few years, they have also been faced with a tax lien and a $1 million dollar judgment, which may have been one of the contributing factors in the couple's divorce.
In October, we even reported that Lynne claimed to only have $100 to her name. And now the hits just keep on coming, as Lynne recently opened up to the National Enquirer about finding out that her youngest daughter, Alexa, starred in several pornographic films.
Whether it is over a chair, or a stick up someone's rear, the girls from the Real Housewives of Orange County just can't seem to all get along this season. Leave it to Tamra Barney to tell it like it is, even if she is in the middle of all the fighting, which is exactly what she does in her latest Bravo blog.
Here is where we are at. Vicki Gunvalson is being her usual, rude, obnoxious self to the new girl, Lizzie. And Heather Dubrow is looking down on the other new girl, Shannon Beador for some reason. (Btw — this is not a good look for Heather. I have always liked her, but this year she is kind of being a stuck-up bully to Shannon.)
The girls gathered for a hoedown at the Dubrow Ranch — aka where Heather is building her new mansion — and that is where all the girls decided to air their grievances.
Last night Heather Dubrow was in full manners crusader role as she hosted a hoedown ground breaking party for her new mansion in the sky. In case you didn't know, Heather is above everyone else – literally.
Before all that, the ladies of Real Housewives of Orange County continued to bicker and give their varying accounts of "chairgate". When will Bravo stop trying to make "…gate" happen? They should re-title the franchise Real Housewives Gate. Anyway, back to chairgate. UGH.
Heather complains to Terry that Shannon Beadorturned into the Incredible Hulk (it must be all the supplements!), wrenched the chair out from under her and bellowed SHANNON SMASH SOCIALITE! It was frankly alarming to Miss Dubrow – positively frightening. She's really considering therapy for the horrifying injustice she endured. True confession: I tuned out. I think Terry did too. Heather's complaints went on for a while.
For eight (or is it nine?) years, Vicki has been 'on the fence' about whether or not she'll stick around for another season but the original Housewife and Bravo institution won't go anywhere until they drag her out kicking and screaming. Talking to E! News from the Bravo Upfront presentation, about her future with the show, what's to come this season – Vicki also shares that her friendship with Shannon Beador lasts the season and is legit! Has Shannon replaced Tamra Judge? …The horror!
Oh yeah, and Shannon had some things to say about being a first-time Housewife.
Well lookee here another Housewife is moving up and out!
Shannon Beador's non-toxic palace by-ish the sea just hit the market for a paltry $13,498,000 million.
The Real Housewives of Orange County star's 13,306 square feet mansion contains 7 bedrooms, 8 full and 5 half bathrooms, multiple kitchens, a craft room, plus a secret tea room. Oh – and a regulation-sized basketball court! All that plus sustainable living can be yours – if you're rich enough to buy and sell Vicki Gunvalson 10 times over. Heather… are you out there?
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