Whether you think Lisa Vanderpump is the queen of reality TV or the best chess player since Bobby Fisher, you have to admit that she has a strong following. In all honesty, she might have the most loyal fandom out of all of the Real Housewives. Her biggest Stans support everything she does from her TV appearances to her restaurants to her charitable endeavors. Some of them even go all in to call out Lisa’s (perceived) enemies on social media, blowing up Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and Kyle Richards‘ mentions whenever they slip up.
Basically, LVP is the influencer of all influencers, whether you love her or loathe her. And, let’s be honest, a lot of reality TV viewers do love her. She was a big part of the glamour that initially drew in Real Housewives of Beverly Hills viewers. She has the most successful Real Housewives spin-off show, with Vanderpump Rules approaching its eighth season. Sorry, Kim Zolciak, Don’t Be Tardy isn’t the most exciting show on TV. She wasn’t even on half of RHOBH Season 9, yet she dominated the conversations during the season, the reunion taping… and in interviews and on social media.
Real Housewives of Orange County alum Gretchen Rossi and her fiancé (and serial Housewife dater) Slade Smiley traveled a long and difficult road to finally become parents. The couple struggled for years to get pregnant. Slade had to have his vasectomy reversed, and Gretchen undertook multiple rounds of IVF treatment.
Finally, on July 10, Gretchen and Slade welcomed their daughter. A rep for Gretchen told US Weekly, “Skylar Gray is here. They are doing well. They went in about 9 a.m. for a C-section at a hospital in Orange Country.”
Tamra Judge has not survived 12 seasons of the Real Housewives of Orange County by being the nice girl. Housewife fans know that being agreeable often results in contracts not being renewed. As we have seen over the years, being “nice” is not always second nature to conflict veteran Tamra. We have watched her be shady with Gretchen Rossi, mock Alexis Bellino and throw wine in Jeana Keough’s face. And allegedly running her mouth got Tamra slapped with a million dollar lawsuit courtesy of Jim Bellino.
More recently, Tamra gaslighted Shannon Beador by playing up to her hypochondria following a bizarre mallet gonging by Kelly Dodd. So, where does Tamra’s pot-stirring nature end? For some Housewives, distasteful behavior stops when the cameras are turned off. For Tamra, the lines are a little more blurred.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 26: Reality TV Personality Gretchen Rossi attends the Beverly Hills Rejuvenation Center’s “Eternal Beauty” celebration on September 26, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)
Real Housewives of Orange County alum Gretchen Rossi and her fiancé, serial housewife-dater Slade Smiley, wanted a family more than anything in the world. After Slade
had dated his way through much of the cast got together with Gretchen, their relationship was viewed with skepticism at best.
During Season 5 of RHOC, they started dating. In Season 8, Gretchen planned an over-the-top marriage proposal to Slade, and he accepted! The franchise cut Gretchen loose after that
tacky stunt grand romantic gesture. Just getting engaged does not serve as a storyline. Ask newly-demoted Vicki Gunvalson.
Former Real Housewives of Orange County star Gretchen Rossi hasn’t been on the show full-time since 2013. How can we ever forget that
cringe-worthy amazing episode when Gretchen popped the question to Slade Smiley, and he said “Yes!”
On July 10, Gretchen and her man finally welcomed their daughter, Skylar Gray. The couple had struggled with infertility for years before becoming pregnant.
The entire Bravosphere was shocked by Vicki Gunvalson‘s demotion to Friend of the Housewives for Season 14 of The Real Housewives of Orange County — former frenemy Gretchen Rossi included.
In a new interview, the former RHOC star opened up about her reaction to the OC of the OG getting her orange snatched.
There is a complicated history between Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Judge and alum Gretchen Rossi. Let’s remember back to a dinner party during Gretchen’s first season. It was at Tamra’s house, and Tamra planned to get an engaged Gretchen “naked wasted.” Mission accomplished. It was weird watching Gretchen flirt with Tamra’s son and then bellow “TAMRAAA!”
Gretchen and her fiancé of 6 years, serial Housewife dater, Slade Smiley, welcomed their daughter Skylar Gray on July 10. The couple had battled infertility for a long time.