2017 has been a banner year for the cursed reality TV marriage. It seemed like every time we blinked another reality star filed for divorce!
Some were predictable (ahem Luann de Lesseps and Shannon Beador), while others came as a complete surprise (like Little Women: LA‘s Briana Renee FINALLY kicking sleazy Matt Ericson to the curb or Dr. Jackie Walter‘s husband being caught cheating). And in the middle there were a whole host of other unlucky in love really stars. Including a who a few who actually tied the knot ON TV – only to split in front of the cameras as well.
Below is our rundown of 2017’s reality star divorces. Here’s hoping for many less in 2018!
Every time that Real Housewives of Beverly Hillsalum Carlton Gebbia pops up in the news, it’s never for a good reason. Most people forgot about Carlton’s time as a cast member. She was only on the show for one season and she never even popped up for a cameo appearance after that. Nevertheless, these outrageous news stories always pop up as reminder of her existence.
This time the news is very dark and troubling. A former housekeeper of Carlton’s has thrown some pretty heavy accusations her way and a lawsuit.
If I could be anyone on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, it would be Kyle Richards. She is an OG cast member. She is on good terms with everyone and is bringing in the cash with all of her side ventures. She definitely has the best thing going for her out of everyone in this cast.
Aside from defending her sister Kim Richards (again), Kyle had (another) easy season and I can’t hate on her for that. Fortunately for her, she doesn’t have too many loose ends to tie up. Luckily for us, she did share some of her opinions and insights about the show in an interview with Heather McDonald.
The reality stars (past and present) were out in force to attend OK! Magazine’s Pre-Grammy party. The event brought together some unlikely pairings, including Brandi Glanville and once-nemesis Scheana Marie, who hung out on a couch with Carlton Gebbia and Lala Kent. Brandi also publicly debuted her boyfriend, DJ Friese.
Others pictured below: Courtney Stodden (fresh off a split from Doug!), Amina Buddafly, Althea Heart, Abby Lee Miller and more! Check out the gallery and tell us who is the biggest fashion disaster of the night?
Reality Tea is ranking ALL the Housewives from every season and every city! Our list is broken down into three parts with Housewives ranked from worst to ‘best’ (or best of the worst, if you will). Below is Part 1.
What makes a superior species of Housewives? Is it class? Money? Fabulous plastic surgery and good shoes? Beautiful home? A revolving door of crazy that keeps us on our cheaply-clad toes? Is it a supportive husband? An in-home zoo of fabulous miniature fluff balls clad in their own designer wardrobe? Is it a witty zinger or indispensable advice? Is it their ability to rewrite history without irony? To crack open the egg of their emotional travails in front of cameras? Or is it their ability to deftly control the scenery while cracking a Chanel whip?
Well Carlton Gebbia has had a rough couple weeks. First she passed out at a club allegedly from too much booze, and now comes news that she’s separated from David, her husband of 18 years. What will become of the sex dungeon?!
Last week the former Housewife was out at the club and passed out reportedly from “excessive alcohol intake.” However that’s just the tabloids trying to bewitch us – a rep for Carlton now says she was actually having an “allergic reaction to some medication.” Uh-huh