Last year, Slade Smiley threw Gretchen a surprise birthday party, earning himself the title of “the most amazing fiance ever.” While we wait to find out what Slade has planned for the birthday girl this year, we decided to take a look back at the former Real Housewives of Orange County star through the years.
Gretchen joined TheReal Housewives of Orange County in 2008, and while she’s been off the show for two years now, she’s still around. Gretchen is very much around – she can sniff out a room full of d-listers like no other – so there’s no shortage of photo ops. Take a walk down memory lane with us below.
This picture was posted by TMZ today of Gretchen making out with Slade! We can now officially call them a couple. For those not familiar with Slade, he appeared on the 1st and 2nd seasons of the RHOOC as the boyfriend of Jo De LaRosa. Anything is an upgrade from the sleazy Jay Photoglou.
The two were photographed while docked on a boat in Newport Harbor on Wednesday. The new couple were also spotted at a Lakers game earlier this week.
A reader watching a Lakers – Dallas game snapped the above picture of Gretchen with Slade Smiley at the game. Those look like some rather pricey seats. The two were also spotted together last week at a car dealership, guess the dating rumors are true after all.
Gretchen recently spoke to People magazine about Jay Photoglou and not cheating on her late fiance Jeff.