You know who could use a drink right about now? Andy Cohen. You know he’d just like to throw back a stiff glass of Vicki’s Vodka to get a bit more press out of this story, but alas, that won’t be happening any time soon. It’s a shame, given the now defunct brand is giving Andy’s clubhouse some free (?) publicity.
Vicki Gunvalson and Brooks Ayers have officially announced that they are “on” again and united as a couple while he battles cancer. Vicki also revealed Tamra Barney hasn’t supported her friend through this difficult time.
However, now a source is insisting that Tamra did reach out to Vicki when she learned the news! “After reaching out to Tamra on Oct. 10 to wish her well after winning her court battle with Simon, Vicki did get a message from her that said ‘wishing you the best.'”
The Real Housewives Of Orange County star confirms that she did get a text from Tamra, that she over-looked in the sea of texts Vicki received over Brooks‘ health issues.
Vicki and Brooks recently sat down with US Weekly to talk about the cancer, the status of their on-again, off-again, on-again relationship, and which of their Real Housewives of Orange County co-stars have offered their support.
Vicki said she knew something wasn’t right with Brooks prior to the diagnosis. “He hadn’t been really looking good.” She added that she “burst into tears” when he told her. “I don’t know a lot about Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. All I know is – coming back for a third time – it’s not going away.”
“I sincerely cannot believe that Slade pulled this off last night,” Gretchen wrote on Instagram. “I mean to say I had NO idea is an understatement! So many of my sweet friends came to surprise and celebrate me! I’m still on cloud nine!”
“Now @sladesmiley I’m going to kill you because no one has ever been able to keep me out of the loop like that before and surprise me that well! Oh and also because I put my hair in a side braid cause I was tired from my photoshoot and did not want to restyle my hair. Not cute buddy. And you had my mom trick me too! Best Birthday in a long time!!” See photos from Gretchen‘s party below.
After Teresa was sentenced and all the bigwigs sat around wondering what to do now, I was like, “Um, FIRE HER?!?” I mean, seriously! I was not shocked, however, to learn that a pink slip wasn’t on the list of options.
Simon has been called out by court psychologists for some of his statements. And he alleges that their eldest daughter does not want a relationship with Tamra. There has been drama in and out of the courtroom between the bitter exes. Simon was seeking sole physical custody, allowing for visitation with Tamra, and for Tamra to pay his attorney fees in the case. Yesterday they met back in court where it was good news for Tamra and their children.
The presiding judge dismissed Simon’s case against Tamra for custody of their two younger children, Spencer and Sophia, citing a lack of evidence to substantiate his claims!