Real Housewives of Orange County Season 14 came through. Or at least it was a lot better than the previous couple of seasons. Still, there’s some work to be done.
Vicki Gunvalson was famously demoted from Real Housewife to Friend of the Housewives at the start of Season 14. The internet has been rumbling with rumors about casting changes for Season 15. Some fans want RHOC to clean house completely. Well, the infamous Radar Online came through with some casting “news,” but Andy Cohen completely denied the claims.
Real Housewives of Orange County star Braunwyn Windham-Burke made a thirsty splash last season as a freshman housewife. Seven children. Claims of occasional swinging with her statement necklace wearing hubby Sean Burke. Making out with Tamra Judge. And having an odd mother, Dr. Deb, whom Braunwyn revealed she was taking a break from at the reunion. Although Braunwyn was not always understandable or relatable, she was often memorable.
Braunwyn tried to fit in with the other OC ladies, but struggled to bond with some of her co-stars. Vicki Gunvalson found her behavior scandalous. Braunwyn even annoyed annoying Gina Kirschenheiter. Recently, Braunwyn revealed she will have a special something in common with many of her co-stars if she returns for a second season. Braunwyn has joined the exclusive OC Housewife Plastic Surgery Club.
Season 14 of Real Housewives of Orange County will forever be known as the season when “OG” Vicki Gunvalson was demoted. Vicki worked over-time to try and win her orange back. After Vicki’s tantrum at the reunion, I would say that it isn’t likely.
At the same time, another RHOC cast member was desperately trying to save her full-time position. Tamra Judge, who joined the cast in Season 3, was busy stirring up trouble among her co-stars. She helped Vicki bring out the sex train rumor about Kelly Dodd. Tamra also spent a lot of time making out with newbie Braunwyn Windham-Burke. Tamra was all over the media commenting about anything to stay relevant.
Real Housewives of Orange County was filled with drama this season. The unthinkable happened when “OG” Vicki Gunvalson was demoted to being a Friend of the Housewives. Her boyfriend, Steve Lodge, even popped the question. But nothing distracted Vicki from trying to grab her RHOC orange back. She brought up a rumor (along with Tamra Judge’s help) that co-star Kelly Dodd was a participant in a sex train. Stay classy, Tamra and Vicki.
Kelly infuriated Tamra and Shannon Beador by involving herself in Jim Bellino’s $1 million dollar lawsuit against them. Shannon and Tamra are drowning in legal bills from the lawsuit.
Even though Vicki Gunvalson was technically a “part-time cast member” she did give us the most at the Real Housewives of Orange County Season 14 reunion. Is there anything to talk about other than Vicki’s outbursts, Vicki’s hypocrisy, and Vicki’s insults? Yes, technically, but nothing that interesting.
Vicki has been facing a lot of backlash for her comments about Braunwyn Windham-Burke’s sex life that she made during the reunion taping. She said, “We have got to be women that people want to emulate to be.” Yes, she actually thinks that makes sense. Moving on, Vicki said Braunwyn’s life choices were “disgusting.”
Finally we have reached the end of the line with Real Housewives Of Orange County. It has been a long and confusing season of many Housewives I do not particularly like. Tamra Judge, I am looking at you. Furthermore I am so thankful I will no longer have to type Brauwnyn Windham-Burke‘s exhausting name, as exhausting as the woman herself, every week. Ugh.
Among the many revelations from part 3 of the reunion, we learned that skanky behavior has always been a cornerstone of the show’s foundation and Andy Cohen will not have you argue it any other way. Boobs out, girls!
We open with Vicki Gunvalson accusing Braunwyn of violating the show’s moral compass, causing Vicki to lose 2 clients. I’m sorry, so dating cancer scamming Brooks Ayers meets Vici’s clients “moral compass”? Andy reminds Vicki that she has flashed her tits at the dinner table, given fake blow jobs (in addition to plenty of low blows) and participated in the Naked Wasted episode with Gretchen Rossi, so why the revisionist history??
OK, so once again rolling in super tardy with a recap. This time for part 2 of the Real Housewives Of Orange County reunion. Sorry Vicki Gunvalson – I respect Christmas more than I respect you!
Legit question, though: Vicki wasn’t even a ‘Housewife’ this season, yet she is the star of this reunion? There she is, sitting in the supremo spot next to Andy Cohen, and at this point 3/4 of the reunion has been dedicated to dissecting Vicki’s antics and her fights on the show.
Part 2 was all about Vicki’s failed friendship with Kelly Dodd, and once again they promised to bury the hatchet
in each other’s backs. First, though, they rehash the train rumor, the cocaine allegation, the throw mama down the stairs off a train tale, the broken hand in a bar con-woman catfight… You know, all the classics!