My, oh my! I dare you not to look at the above-picture and not get a little nauseous. Reality stars certainly love garnering attention while in various stages of undress, don't they? Geez. I'm always surprised at how I'm equal parts shocked that Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley have stayed together this long and convinced that they are will be together for eternity because, really, how perfect are they for one another? It's quite a conundrum.
Since quitting being asked to leave Real Housewives of Orange County, Gretchen does what every good cast off does…she builds her "brand" by putting her name on anything that will take it while shopping around a wedding spin-off series and promoting said "brand" at a slew of D-list parties where formal attire is akin to some lyrca triangles and floss. It's hard life, people. A hard life.
Despite promoting Marriage Bootcamp, it seems Gretchen and sycophant fiancé Slade Smiley can't let go of some of their RHOC dramas – and lucky for them neither can their former co-star Tamra Judge! Good ol' Tam-Tam… never one to take the highroad.
Now that Tamra is having custody issues of her own with ex-husband Simon Barney, a fan lashed out on twitter calling Tamra's situation karma after how she treated Slade. Tamra didn't like that and reacted writing, “Oh plz. That f**ker is a deadbeat with a sick son. Keep supporting him, it makes you look Real good!” Tamra has since deleted the tweet, but Slade wasn't going to let that PR opportunity go to waste.
Not in attendance were several of Lisa's RHOBH co-stars, like Brandi Glanville, Kyle Richards, Kim Richards and Yolanda Foster.
Reality Tea was invited to the opening party, but things have been a little too hectic around here, so we weren't able to peel ourselves away from the site and attend. BUT we do have the red carpet photos for you and that's the most important part!
Slade Smiley is embarking upon yet another career change – and hopefully this one will make him some money! Doubtful.
Slade has been sporting some interesting long hair lately that have many fans making fun of him. Gretchen Rossi got on Facebook to defend Slave's latest look, claiming it's for an acting role! Like the types of roles Gretchen gets (extras) or the types of roles A-list Superstar Heather Dubrow gets (one scene extra)?
Gretchen took to Facebook to blast Tamra for the lies she's supposedly spreading – including the claim that Gretchen and Slade Smiley were fired. Gretchen says it's completely false.
She shared, "Once again having to take time out of my day to address & deal with this persons lies and BS. As your daughter said in her tweet to you "it's getting old"." Ouch. Gretchen didn't get the memo that bringing the kids into it is never cool.
Gretchen recently made the announcement — because you know so many people were asking — on her Facebook page, "Announced on Friday! For those of you who are asking…yes I'm on new show with Slade called Marriage Boot Camp on @WETV starting May 30th!"
Over the weekend,Real Housewives of Miami star Joanna Krupaattended The Yellow Party hosted by Joanna's charity Angels For Animal Rescue, a group dedicated to animals in need of rescue and forever homes, and Racing for Cancer.
Joanna's sister Marta Krupa, IndyCar racer Marco Andretti, and Angels for Animal Rescue's co-founder Gabi Gutierrez also attended. Peek below for a few Instagram pictures from the sunshiny charity event.
The OGs of the Real Housewives line-up are back next week. The Real Housewives of Orange County has had many ups and downs, but last season the ladies thusly represented on the drama front and brought in big ratings!
Everyone's relationships were thrown in a blender as friendships fractured and reconnected. Tamretchen fell apart (like no one saw that coming) and Tamricki was restored to their rightful order as queen bitches. Businesses were opened, weddings were planned, the Dubrow marriage was strained, and Lauri Peterson staged a dramatic comeback!
The topsy-turvy season began with a brought back from the dead Alexis Bellino who had to go on Xanax to deal with Tamra Barney. Yes, she was so desperate to famewhore she needed psych drugs. While Alexis focused on relevance and opening a tramboppily boob-bouncing for Jesus trampoline park, Tamra opened C.U.T Fitness.