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Vicki Gunvalson In Greece With Boyfriend Steve Lodge & Her Son Michael; Runs Into Ramona Singer- Photos

Puerto Vallarta is not the only vacation spot that Vicki Gunvalson enjoys. Of course her nights at Andales in Puerto Vallarta have become infamous thanks to all of the Real Housewives of Orange County episodes that took place there, but it looks like she was also “whooping it up” in Greece.

She went abroad to celebrate her man Steve Lodge’s 60th birthday. She also ended up spending time with her son Michael Wolfsmith and his girlfriend thanks to some flight delays that brought them together.

Emily Simpson defends her husband

Since there is pretty much nothing happening this season on Real Housewives of Orange County, the cast members have decided to analyze Emily Simpson’s marriage even though most of them haven’t even met her husband Shane Simpson. All we know about him is that he told Gina Kirschenheiter to be quiet when she was loud and wasted at his house.

I’m not sure what he was expecting from a cast gathering, but of course it was loud and people were drinking. Nevertheless, Emily and Gina seem to be cool, but Tamra Judge brought up the incident multiple times during the last episode. Unfortunately, there’s just nothing else going on at this point, so Tamra did what she does best: stirring that pot.

Emily Simpson's marriage in trouble on RHOC?

Why is this non-conflict between Emily Simpson’s husband Shane Simpson and Gina Kirschenheiter dominating the storyline right now on Real Housewives of Orange County? It wasn’t even captured on camera. It doesn’t even seem like Gina is that upset about it and Emily doesn’t seem super offended by it either. Why is everyone still talking about it?

Oh right, because pretty much nothing else is happening this season. The biggest storyline so far was Vicki Gunvalson’s shady double dates with Kelly Dodd’s ex-husband, but after that was rehashed for many episodes, we are stuck listening to this non-argument about an exchange of words after Emily’s poker party.

Vicki GUnvalson is called out for breaking Girl Code

For the most part, Vicki Gunvalson stayed out of the drama during the last episode of Real Housewives of Orange County… and that’s why the episode was pretty boring. Love her or hate her, Vicki-centered conflict is (almost) always entertaining.

Instead, we were subjected to Kelly Dodd’s awkward did with that milkman, Emily Simpson and Gina Kirschenheiter’s non-argument about the poker party aftermath, and David Beador trying to screw over Shannon Beador and their three kids out of child support payments.

Emily Simpson's marriage in trouble on RHOC?

Last night’s Real Housewives Of Orange County was a lesson in marital “How Don’ts.” An exhibit of the worst kinds of marriages and men: The exes of Tamra Judge and Shannon Beador, the Davids, the Simons, and now the Shane’s Oh my! Emily Simpson may have joined this show thinking her quirkily unconventional G-Chat love story was a modern day romance of surrogacy and women who earn equally to men, but one wrong outburst and the house of Hallmark cards came crumbling down on national TV. Shane should’ve known better than to join this show – after all, he hates loud women.

While some of us (ahem, David) think Shannon is too much to handle, she’s just getting started! Which means launching a low-fat food business on QVC so we can all continue on the “weight journey” with her. If eating like Shannon gives you Shannon’s life, I’ll stick to eating cookies! 

Emily Simpson - RHOC season 13

The only thing that assaulted my senses more than Gina Kirschenheiter’s voice on this week‘s Real Housewives of Orange County was Shannon Beador’s poker suit. However, what truly grated on my last nerve was newbie Emily Simpson’s husband Shane harping about how loud Gina was. His wife threw a poker party that included shots of Fireball as part of the place setting which was being filmed for a reality show. Did he expect demure whispers? He surely knew what his wife was signing up for when she joined the cast. Annoying.

On the other hand, should Emily even be a part of this cast? From my perspective she seems far too intelligent and normal to roll with this crew. Even her take on Gina’s foul mouth and Shane’s whining is measured, mature, and gracious. Her legal background is going to serve her well on RHOC—well, it likely won’t help her deal with the other orange wielding wackadoos, but it will be beneficial to viewers who want to read a well-written blog that isn’t fraught with typos and horrible grammar.

Instagram Roundup

Does a birthday even count if it isn’t documented on social media? No, not these days. Even reality TV stars are all about celebrating a birthday with an Instagram post.

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Melissa Gorga and her husband Joe Gorga celebrated their daughter Antonia’s thirteenth birthday with their whole family.

Kim Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, and Kourtney Kardashian all gathered to celebrate Kylie Jenner’s 21st birthday. Kylie also kept the celebrations going with a birthday trip to Las Vegas.

Gina is drunk and loud

I realize that the Real Housewives of Orange County started it all, and we’ve gotten some fabulously dramtastic additional members of the franchise in its wake. However, who determines when a Bravo staple has jumped the shark? I’m not saying RHOC needs to be retired. Shannon Beador hot tubbing in Spanx was television gold. Vicki Gunvalson’s inability to form a sincere apology is always mildly entertaining. Even Kelly Dodd and Tamra Judge have been easy(ish) to watch this season (did I really just type that?). That said, I can’t get over the newbies. When will Andy Cohen learn? No extra is going to infiltrate this dysfunctional foursome.

It’s a bit of a shame. I’m sure Emily Simpson and Gina Kirschenheiter are lovely people, but they are nothing more than filler. Even if they were the most interesting women in the world, no one would be interested in their storyline. The foursome runs off anyone in its path, but I have to hand it to Gina. At least she’s attempting so somewhat stir the pot with her screeching voice and her constant brashness in the name of authenticity. I actually really like her, but she won’t last. Maybe she’ll be picked up by another member of the franchise that has an easier orientation than subjecting newbies to the Kook of Coto.