Vicki Gunvalson’s Fiancé Steve Lodge Is Running For Governor Of California

THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY -- Pictured: (l-r) Steve Lodge, Vicki Gunvalson, Shannon Storms Beador -- (Photo by: Casey Durkin/Bravo)

Denizens of California, take a deep breath and exhale a sigh of relief! Are you troubled by the fact that your state is basically on fire? Are you concerned Caitlyn Jenner might soon bring her driving techniques to Sacramento? Well sit back and relax because voters can now put the fate of their great state in the hands of Vicki Gunvalson’s boyfriend.

That’s right, the Real Housewives of Orange County alum could find herself going from OG to First Lady. Steve Chavez Lodge is making some new moves since leaving the Santa Ana PD and spending quality time on Vicki’s living room recliner. Steve enjoys sitting in the Puerto Vallarta condo Vicki bought and riding away from Vicki on the motorcycle she gifted him. Apparently Steve also enjoys running for office and just made a surprising announcement. Steve is throwing his hat and Vicki’s money into the race for Governor of California.

Look out Caitlyn, your heavy competition has arrived. We’re talking about the Chief Operator of Vicki’s Love Tank here, ‘ol Steve has seen things and isn’t messing around. After being a homicide detective, an Army vet, and being with Vick since 2016, surely there’s no task he can’t handle. Steve’s had to work through previous charges of multiple conduct violations in his police officer past. As well as an attempt at running for city councilman in Anaheim that failed in 2012. Now Steve is mad about some things and he can’t take it anymore, so he’s going to try and steal Gavin Newsome’s chair.

People shared Steve’s big news via an Instagram video. He wrote, “I was born and raised in California and spent my adult life here, it was a time when people still called California the Golden State. I raised my children in California, and now I am watching my grandchildren grow up here.” Steve is right, California really went downhill when Bravo started filming rich OC women getting drunk and peeing on beds to an international audience. Oh wait…


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Steve added, “However, I can no longer stand by and watch my beautiful state being destroyed by bad decisions made by Sacramento career politicians.” Yeah, let the reality stars do it instead! Maybe Slade Smiley can get in on this too. The hopeful candidate continued, “It’s time for the people of California to regain control of their government, not only at the state level, but in the counties, cities, and school boards.” No word on whether or not Steve’s first act as Governor will be forbidding the phrase “whoop it up” within a 50 mile radius of his person.

Steve closed with this inspirational moment, “Enough is enough, California! Help me ‘Make California, California Again.’ I will lead this movement with your help to see California once again as the Golden State she once was.” Steve wants to make California California again. That’s so… clever. Is it not California now? Let me take a moment to recover from the power of his words.


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In a separate video, Steve describes himself as conservative and he’ll share his “strategy on how to save California” in the coming days. Sir, might I suggest saving the flaming parts of California first? Vicki reposted her love’s announcement and said, “I’m so proud of Steve! Go get ’em!” Time to start researching celebration casserole recipes, everyone…


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