That last Real Housewives of Orange County episode was epic. Shannon Beador and Kelly Dodd going at it in the restaurant was a shit show and a half. The part that is so strange to me though is that Lydia McLaughlin is actually the one who invited Kelly to the restaurant, yet Shannon is mad at Kelly for “ambushing” her. Lydia could have/should have given Shannon a heads up about the invite.
Now Lydia is playing the innocent card (yet again) wondering why Shannon went off on Kelly for innocently walking into the bathroom and why Kelly took it way too far by telling her to “keep eating.”
Kelly Dodd already admitted on Watch What Happens Live that she had zero regrets about her behavior at The Quiet Woman. The Real Housewives of Orange County star elaborates on her thoughts over the episode in her newest blog entry.
She shares a bit of background on how the night unraveled, “Before I jump fully into the Shannon-igans at The Quiet Woman, I want to explain something…as you saw, Lydia actually invited me to dinner when she was riding in Peggy’s Ferrari. I thought Tamra was going to dinner, but I wasn’t sure about Shannon. Regardless, I had to decline because my dear friend had family visiting from Philadelphia and they invited Michael and me for a sunset cruise on Newport Harbor. That’s where I was when Lydia called – enjoying a beautiful day with close friends on the water, sharing some great wine and hors d’oeuvers.”
That restaurant fight between Kelly Dodd and Shannon Beador sure got ugly. Shannon definitely overreacted (yet again) to Kelly’s presence at the restaurant even though I figured that she should be well-aware that Kelly might show up considering that they’re both cast members on the same reality show. Still, Kelly took the insults too far (yet again) by telling Shannon to, “keep eating” while she was struggling with her weight.
As awful as that was, Shannon throwing that plate because it wasn’t hers was hilarious. Even after watching the episode, Kelly made it clear that she doesn’t regret anything during her appearance on Watch What Happens Live.
Last night’s Real Housewives Of Orange County was like getting food poisoning at a BBQ thrown by a person you cannot stand, but whose party you have to attend because they’re related to your significant other. Basically it was like all of Shannon Beador‘s Thanksgivings – saddled to David and his dour mother who possibly put Ex-Lax in the cranberries she pretended to make from scratch. But it wasn’t just the food that was poisoned last night – there were all sorts of hellish encounters, and no one’s saintly patience was tested more than Shannon’s! Oh Shannon – can we take you nowhere without an incident or scene? Recounting your Housewives history, the answer, thankfully, is NO!
There is probably no one who loves a Real Housewives “dinner from hell” more than I do. In fact, I quit throwing dinner parties because mine are never terrible enough. It’s probably because I don’t have enough psychic friends, or frenemies who despise each other, or friends going through terrible personal dramas they want to talk about on TV, but refuse to let anyone else discuss. No one has ever thrown a plate full of steak at me either. Maybe I should just give up dinner altogether. I should also probably avoid my friends’ children’s birthday parties because they’re just the usual kids running around and eating too much cake. No middle-aged women argue, storm off, or have histrionic meltdowns over semantics.
So far this season, Meghan Edmonds has had zero drama with the rest of the Real Housewives of Orange Countyladies. That’s because the only scenes she’s filmed have been with her husband and baby, but it’s good for staying out of the fray and still collecting that Bravo paycheck.
Even though Meghan has stayed away from the controversy, she did watch the last episode and she has plenty of opinions about everything that has gone down.
The last episode was a tough look for Shannon and things look even crazier tonight with Shannon screaming at Kelly Dodd in a restaurant- which is something I am so pumped to see. Now Shannon is defending herself after arguing with Lydia McLaughlin at Tamra Judge’s granddaughter’s birthday party (again) and takes ownership for her weight gain.
Two episodes into Season 12 of Real Housewives of Orange County and I’m just waiting for Kelly Dodd and Shannon Beador to come face to face. I get my wish on next week’s episode during an explosive fight at a restaurant, but I still have a couple days until I get to watch the drama go down.
Even though Kelly hasn’t seen or talked to Shannon so far this season, she still has plenty of opinions on Shannon’s Feng Shui and her fight with Lydia McLaughlin at Tamra Judge’s granddaughter’s birthday party.