There are few things better than a Real Housewives crossover. It’s always interesting to have more than one Real Housewife in the same room, but it’s even more exciting to have cast members from different shows in one place. These moments make for the best Instagram posts.
Even so, the women got together to celebrate D’Andra and husband Jeremy Lock’s fourth wedding anniversary. They all shared photos, except for Brandi. Was she not invited or was she just unavailable when they decided to take the group photos? D’Andra did make sure to include Brandi’s handle in her Instagram caption though, so maybe she was there, or at the very least she was there in spirit.
Season 2 of Real Housewives of Dallas was a million times better than anyone expected. After a first season that was seriously lacking, the Texas ladies came out strong for round two. Many Real Housewives fans feel like they outdid the Orange County Housewives whose show aired on the same night this past season. At this point, Dallas should air as the lead-in show for Orange County, which had a particularly dismal and uneventful season.
With that said, the Dallas cast members deserve a vacation after all of that drama and social media feuding. They’ve definitely earned it. Stephanie Hollman and her husband Travis Hollman headed to Cartagena, Colombia, to ring in the new year. Brandi Redmond, Bryan Redmond, and their two daughters went to Mexico for their holiday vacation. Kameron Westcott, her husband Court Westcott, and their two kids enjoyed Vail, Colorado, with other family members.
Your favorite Reality TV stars celebrated 2018 in style and documented their good times on social media, of course. They shared photos with their significant others, children, and friends on New Year’s Eve.
The most shocking post by far was from Vanderpump Rulesstar Lala Kent who finally posted a photo with her longtime boyfriend Randall Emmett, after over a year of speculation about their relationship. Then again, the news became officially official when that video leaked of them making out at a party, his divorce is actually finalized, and there’s really no reason to keep the romance under wraps at this point. It was just pretty surprising considering how private the two have been in the past.
Obviously RHOCwas supposed to be the lead-in show for Dallas since it is the original show in the franchise, but it just didn’t deliver the same level of drama that the Texas ladies blessed us with. Pretty much nothing happened all season and most of the women refused to film together. This served as cautionary tale for RHOD star LeeAnne Locken who has carried this show on her back for the past two seasons.
If you thought that the story lines we see on Real Housewives of Dallas are dramatic, you don’t even know the half of it. Apparently a lot of brutal things go down behind the scenes.
D’Andra Simmons revealed that one of her costars tormented her about her weight and even threatened to use that as a story line on camera- which makes no sense since it would have just made her look like an evil bully for torturing D’Andra- and that’s probably why we never saw it play out on camera.
Season 2 of Real Housewives of Dallas was better than anyone expected. The reunion just aired and the fandom is already looking forward to Season 3. I really feel like they fixed all the issues from the very forgettable Season 1 and got the perfect cast this time around.
With that said, I feel like the adage “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” applies to the cast of RHOD, but apparently the people behind the show are looking to shake things up for next year.
I haven’t weighed in much on Real Housewives Of Dallas (too much going on with Real Housewives Of Orange County), but I have loved season 2 and my favorite is definitely D’Andra Simmons. I like how she calls out LeeAnne Locken in a direct and dignified way, and I enjoy how self-deprecating, silly, and sarcastic she comes across. Dare I say it but D’Andra seems like a Real Housewives unicorn – she’s REAL.
Anyway, following part 2 of the reunion, D’Andra explains some of the contention that went on and continues to defend her friendship with LeeAnn.
On poor maligned LeeAnne being ‘brave’ enough to face Mark without Rich: “LeeAnne and I are similar; we’re used to facing the music alone. We know it’s better to just get the discussion over with instead of letting it drag out, even if it means jumping into a pool of piranhas that are craving us for dinner!” says D’andra. “LeeAnne was the bigger person for coming back, especially when she knew she was going to be the target.”