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Bravo didn’t originally intend for us to have a Tamra Judge-free season of Real Housewives of Orange County. Andy Cohen confirmed that Tamra was offered a three-episode role to wrap up her story.

That’s far from the full-time role Tamra had for years. Truthfully, that’s actually very far off from a part-time role as a Friend of the Housewives. That’s basically a cameo appearance.

Braunwyn Windham-Burke, Vicki Gunvalson

Most people prefer to disappear and take some time to themselves after losing a role on a TV series. Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Judge are nothing like that. They’ve been doing interviews, posting clickbait links on social media, and slamming Real Housewives of Orange County whenever possible.

They insist they wan’t nothing to do with the show, yet, they keep hinting that they’ll be back and fandom is begging for a return. Desperate, much?

Real Housewives Of Orange County Tamra Judge Vicki Gunvalson

Technically, Tamra Judge is not a cast member on the current Real Housewives of Orange County season, but she might as well be. She has been mentioned multiple times throughout the season’s first two episodes.

Kelly Dodd and Emily Simpson made many jokes about the demise of the Tres Amigas. Braunwyn Windham-Burke revealed that her mom Dr. Deb outed her alcoholism to Tamra to get back at Braunwyn for comments Braunwyn made about Deb’s terrible parenting during her first season. Gina Kirschenheiter concocted a storyline based on a one-off conversation with Tamra about a text Sean Burke sent her last season. No one, to my knowledge has said Vicki Gunvalson’s name, other than obviously including her in the mention of the “Tres Amigas,” but Vicki is acting like she’s mad about the many mentions she thinks she’s getting.

Braunwyn Windham-Burke Real Housewives Of Orange County

Hello Real Housewives of Orange County fans! We’re two weeks into the seismic change that is this year in the OC and I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be recapping the lives of the First Ladies of Bravo for the remainder of Season 15! I’m an OG RHOC fan — I’ve been watching since Season 1, Episode 1. That was all the way back in 2005 when I’d sneak Bravo on the TV in my parents’ room, daydreaming about life behind the tony gates of Coto de Caza. Well, that and crushing hard on Shane Keough while stressing about whether Lauri Waring Peterson would ever live the OC lifestyle again. Of course, none of the women currently on the show were even a twinkle in Andy Cohen‘s eye at that point. And to be frank, I had my fair share of reservations going into the season because of that.

Could RHOC survive without Vicki Gunvalson? What about Tamra Judge? As a resident Housewives expert, I’ve always been an ardent believer that each city in the franchise needs an OG to act as anchor to the show’s history. So no matter how many ‘Wives came and went through Bravo’s revolving door, there would always be someone who’d been there from the very beginning. And whether I loved or hated them in any given season, I truly expected to watch Vicki and Tamra whooping it up in a retirement community thirty years from now for Season 45.

Real Housewives Of Orange County RHOC Gina Kirschenheiter

What can you say about Real Housewives of Orange County. Well, quite a lot this season. Gone are the days of Vicki Gunvalson whooping it up and peeing on beds. We said good-bye to Tamra Judge, though Tamra has not said good-bye to us. Never fear, viewers have a new cast member to focus on! Elizabeth Vargas joined the show and brought along her enormous divorce settlement. Shannon STORMS Beador, Kelly Dodd, the lovable Emily Simpson, and Gina Kirschenheiter remain to teach us all what not to do in life.

This season appears to revolve around Braunwyn Windham-Burke and her battle with alcohol, but we cannot forget what happened last year. Gina and ex-husband Matt Kirschenheiter went through some very hard times. “Hard times” is a polite way of saying Matt lost his shit and threatened to kill Gina while her kids were asleep. That stunt got Matt some jail time and a restraining order. Over 12 months out from the fight, the restraining order still stands. Now Gina gives an update on where she and Matt are with their relationship, and what changes have been made.

Emily Simpson Calls New Real Housewives Of Orange County Star Elizabeth Lyn Vargas “Bizarre & Eccentric” But “In A Good Way”

Season 15 of Real Housewives of Orange County has introduced us to newbie Elizabeth Lyn Vargas. No—not the Elizabeth Vargas who is a reporter and documentary host.

This Elizabeth is the Founder/CEO of digital music label and streaming service Edge Music. Elizabeth is also in the process of divorcing her husband, Bernt Bodal. She is friends with RHOC co-star Kelly Dodd. Viewers will have to wait and see if that is still the case after this season.

Vicki Kelly Dodd

When Kelly Dodd joined Real Housewives of Orange County, she was the only one willing to be friends with Vicki Gunvalson after the infamous cancer scam.

That all went out the window when Vicki and Steve Lodge started going out on double dates with Kelly’s ex-husband Michael Dodd and kept the outings a secret. Ever since then, Vicki and Kelly have been ripping each other to shreds whenever possible.

Tamra Judge Kelly

Tamra Judge has been talking about whether or not she would return to Real Housewives of Orange County on every single platform possible, as if she actually made the choice not to be on the show. They only offered a three-episode stint and she didn’t take it.

She did not “decide” to quit the show. They didn’t want her to have a full-time role or even a part-time role for the whole season, so Tamra talking about the conditions that would have to be in place for her to “decide” to return is just a total joke.