My, how times have changed since the glorious days when Heather Dubrow graced our screens on The Real Housewives of Orange County.
Though it’s now been four years since the fancy brunette last held an orange, that doesn’t mean she’s without opinions about the casting
mistakes changes RHOC has subjected fans to since her exit in 2017. In a new interview, Heather offered her take on longtime pals Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Judge leaving behind the show they made famous ahead of the upcoming season.
I’m just going to say it – I miss Meghan Edmonds on Real Housewives of Orange County. I know she was a polarizing housewife for fans, but I always enjoyed her. Let us never forget that she was instrumental in exposing super-villain Brooks Ayers’ alleged cancer scam. And she notoriously got under Shannon Beador’s very thin skin over a charity event.
But it’s an understatement to say that times have changed. After a contentious split from husband Jim Edmonds, Meghan has been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Looks like the marriage blew up after Jim was caught engaging in inappropriate text messages with another woman. From there, it spiraled with allegations that Jim cheated with the nanny. Then he called the cops on Meghan one night. He promptly got coronavirus and started dating a new woman, who is all over his social media. Oh, and did I mention he and Meghan supposedly had a threesome with this woman? Considering he’s fine now, he’s a hard one to feel sympathy for. Sorry, not sorry!
Tamra Judge may have quit the Real Housewives of Orange County, but she just can’t quit the drama. Tamra left the show after she was offered a limited 3-episode deal. Vicki Gunvalson, who was offered another Friend of the Housewives contract, preceded Tamra out the door.
Since then, Tamra and Vicki have stayed out of the RHOC drama. Just kidding! They unfollowed their fellow Tres Amigas Shannon Beador on social media after Shannon made amends with co-star Kelly Dodd.
While Kelly Dodd had a shaky start on Real Housewives of Orange County, she provided fans with plenty of moments that motivated us to root for her. However, it’s just tough to do that lately with all of her coronavirus-related commentary. She said that coronavirus is God’s way of thinning the herd. She also “joked” that people are going to die anyway. And then there was that gathering with her RHOC co-stars Shannon Beador, Emily Simpson, and Braunwyn Windham-Burke. They wore face masks, one that ironically said “6 feet apart.” However, they got in such close proximity to each other for some selfies. They did not seem to be taking the shelter in place order seriously. At all.
Additionally, Kelly has been traveling back and forth from California to New York City, where her fiance Rick Leventhal lives. As an outsider, it’s hard not to have opinions about Kelly’s comments and behavior in relation to the coronavirus. Now, she has even more to say.
Remember when Real Housewives of Orange County star Kelly Dodd was raising hell by calling co-star Vicki Gunvalson names? Or when she rang Shannon Beador’s bell by hitting a metal bowl on Shannon’s head with a mallet?
Kelly’s RHOC antics were annoying and inappropriate, but Kelly’s latest comments about the coronavirus outbreak are shocking and callous. Kelly doesn’t seem capable of zipping her lip.
Some of the Real Housewives of Orange County cast members caused some controversy when they posted photos hanging out during the coronavirus pandemic in the midst of a stay-at-home order in California. Yes, they wore face masks, covering their mouths and noses. Yes, they seemingly had less than ten people with them. But, nevertheless, a lot of people were outraged when they reunited and took a selfie, mere inches from each other’s faces.
This was probably the one time Gina Kirschenheiter was actually happy to be excluded. Shannon Beador, Kelly Dodd, Braunwyn Windham-Burke, and Emily Simpson were present for the coronavirus gathering. Even
recently fired Real Housewives of Orange County alum Tamra Judge commented with a face palm emoji. She’s not the only one throwing some shade though.
Sometimes, life is a matter of perspective. Instead of being “stuck” at home because of the pandemic, it might feel better to view the situation as being “safe” at home instead.
Of course, what’s going on the world right now should not be minimized, not by any means. Nevertheless, a lot of people with “non-essential” jobs are at home. Some are homeschooling their children. Others have turned their living rooms into an office. Most of the people who are reading this have been watching a lot of reality TV shows- in the background, while fulfilling responsibilities, of course. Well, Bravo knows that fans are looking for premium programming. And, no, I’m not trying to re-watch an episode of a show that I just watched last week.
As far as we know, Tamra Judge isn’t come back to Real Housewives of Orange County. That hasn’t stopped her from keeping herself in the limelight as of late. She’s come out swinging against former cast mate, Shannon Beador after she made up with Kelly Dodd. Then Tamra confirmed she is no longer friends with Shannon after Shannon ignored her phone calls. Lol on that one. I don’t blame Shannon at all after seeing last season. Tamra also moved AGAIN, this time ditching the $2M Coto de Caza property she was showing off on the show. Remember her bragging about that country club and golf course? She can kiss that goodbye now that she’s headed back to a property that was a significant downgrade in price.
Aside from keeping the gossip sites alive and well, Tamra is also busy with her side hustles. We know very little about her budding (pun intended) CBD business venture, Vena. While there is still have a website, we haven’t heard anything else about Vena since she brought it up on the show. Shocker, right? Tamra also recently said on an Instagram “Ask Me Anything” that she was interested in opening a home store. We’ve all seen her collection of Mackenzie-Childs kitchenware and can find that without Tamra’s help, thanks. But Tamra’s bread and butter for the longest has been CUT Fitness, a gym she opened with husband, Eddie Judge back in 2013. We saw plenty of the gym when Tamra opened it and many a scene on RHOC was filmed there. Now there are some rumors that this is the end of CUT Fitness.