What a weird Real Housewives Of Orange Countyreunion; filled with a whole lot of nothing with a few juicy bits stuffed in between, hanging out here and there, kind of like the weird smooches of flesh hanging over the cut-outs of Tamra Judge‘s very complicated dress. Seriously – Forever XXII is for 21 year olds!
Overall this has been a very weird season of Real Housewives Of Orange County. It’s almost Old Testament in its Biblical ruthlessness of judgement and excoriating righting of wrongs. It’s an eye-for-an-eye, or in this case a Jesus Barbie for a Jesus Jugs.
Let’s just break down the important doo-dads before we get to Briana Culberson. Who Brooks is also threatening to sue!
Whoa! All is certainly not fair in love and war, especially if you’re the biggest star of this season’s Real Housewives of Orange County. And I’m not talking about the actual housewives. Brooks Ayers, who’s cancer storyline stole everyone’s thunder – and annoyed viewers to no end – this year, is stirring the pot a little more with his recent trash talk about ex-girlfriend, Vicki Gunvalson.
While Vicki cryptically told Andy Cohen on a recent episode of Watch What Happens Live that “it was a lot of things” contributing to their breakup, Brooks says that he and Vicki sought counseling way back in March to intervene in their rocky relationship. “I said, ‘Listen, we need some third-party help. I’m not gonna be influenced by you,'” Brooks divulged to E! News.
As per usual, there are conflicting reports about what the reunion will reveal. Shannon insists we “will see the truth” and “it’s clear as a bell.” However, Vicki says, “They wanted me to admit something that wasn’t the truth and I wasn’t going to. You’ll find out.” Clear as mud, considering Shannon’s truth and Vicki’s truth could NOT be further apart. Look below for a breakdown of the three-part reunion and the much-anticipated sneak peek.
Andy tells Vicki that Shannon Beador is still fired up over Rhonda. Shannon texted to Andy, “I understand the affair was eventually going to be featured on the show, but at the time of the baptism, Vicki thought she was the only one who knew about the devastating and heartbreaking thing that had happened to me. She didn’t know I told Tamra [Judge] and Heather [Dubrow].”
Vicki insists, “That’s not true. Tamra told me she told her.”
Our favorite reality TV stars cannot get enough of the spotlight during their regularly scheduled time slots, so they take to social media to share even more of their lives with us. And we would not have it any other way. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite snapshots and selfies from this week. Enjoy.
Tamra Judge hasn’t written her musings down in a while because she says, “to be honest I hate writing my blogs. It just doesn’t come easy to me.” But she’s back this week to rehash the main themes of this week’s Real Housewives of Orange County, which basically were (for Tamra): Baptisms, Enabling of Man-Children, and Sticking by Vicki No Matter What. Although Tamra does question the level of Vicki Gunvalson’s epic freak out on daughter Briana Culberson, so it’s not all blind allegiance in the end, perhaps.
Plugging her “sex tape” right out of the gate Tamra claims, “we thought about doing an intro video that would get everyone’s attention. I think we did just that with our fake sex tape, so far over 10 million people have viewed it on YouTube. We get a lot of viewers from around the world asking for fitness tips. We are working on providing free videos on fitness & nutrition. So please subscribe for updated videos.” Well, make that 10 million and one, cuz I just clicked on that YouTube link, and spoiler alert: it’s the same exact clip we watched on RHOC! A sucker is born everyday I guess. And today, that sucker is me. #lowpoint
“Watching Jimmy and I eat dinner alone at our house was relaxing to see,” said Meghan. “We rarely do that. We travel so much so we either eat on the go or go out and catch up with friends. I think the dinner date at home alone with your spouse is underrated – we need to do more of that!