Fans of Real Housewives of Orange County always sympathized with OG housewife Vicki Gunvalson‘s long-suffering husband, Donn Gunvalson, whom she filed for divorce from in October 2010. Here’s another reason to feel bad for the former househusband, according to his stepson Michael Wolfsmith, he’s been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
In a print-only interview with the National Enquirer, Michael, 26, says this is another in a series of “weird” events that hit the Gunvalson household: “It has sort of been weird around here for the past year or so. Donn has been very sick, Briana eloped to Las Vegas last fall, and my mom is dealing with a lot of different emotions. It’s a very stressful time right now in the Gunvalson household.”
Vicki was the one to break the news. Michael says, “My mom was upset when she told us. Since they are divorcing, we don’t see Donn as much as we used to. But we still care about him and are pulling for him.”
Vicki, 49, filed for divorce from Donn, 58, back in 2010 after 16 years of marriage. Vicki has since moved on and has been dating Brooks Ayers, a fellow who also happens to have child support issues, much like the ones she reamed Slade Smiley on about last season, for almost a year.
Her divorce is not yet finalized, and per the Enquirer report, things are getting down and dirty in their divorce proceedings. “Donn even hired a forensic accountant to determine the value of Vicki’s company, Coto Insuraance & Financial Services,” said a source.
But not to worry, another Enquirer source says, “Even though they are no longer together, Vicki is Donn’s biggest supporter. She’s praying for his complete recovery.”
Well wishes to Donn.
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UPDATE – Vicki just tweeted: “Thank you everyone for your well wishes for Donn. He is doing very good considering his diagnosis. PSA levels have dropped to almost normal.” Great to know Donn is doing better!