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The Real Housewives of Orange County
Format Reality television
Starring Vicki Gunvalson
Tamra Vieth-Barney
Gretchen Rossi
Lynne Curtin
Alexis Bellino
Kimberly Bryant
Jo De La Rosa
Quinn Fry
Tammy Knickerbocker
Lauri Waring Peterson
Jeana Keough
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 5
No. of episodes 51
Production
Executive producer(s) Scott Dunlop
Shari Levine
Andy Cohen
Frances Berwick
Douglas Ross
Greg Stewart
Kathleen French
Producer(s) Brenda Coston
Justine Huseth
Rebecca Taylor
Location(s) Orange County, California, United States
Running time 44 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Bravo
Original run March 21, 2006 (2006-03-21) – present
Status Airing
External links
Official website
.The Real Housewives of Orange County is a reality television program on the Bravo network.^ Comments about the real housewives of orange county .
  • the real housewives of orange county Articles, Posts, Blogs, Videos - Technorati 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC technorati.com [Source type: General]

^ Do you watch the Real Housewives of Orange County ?
  • Lynne Curtin: Real Squatting Looter of Orange County - Bodog Beat 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC beat.bodoglife.com [Source type: General]

^ Real Housewives of Orange County (175) .
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It is the first installation in the The Real Housewives of... series. .Created by Orange County producer and Coto de Caza resident[1] Scott Dunlop,[2] with music by Chuck Hammer, the show was initially set primarily in the gated community of Coto and followed the lavish livestyles of five "housewives" and their families who resided within Coto McMansions, with the exception of one housewife (Lauri Waring Peterson), who lived in comparatively reduced financial circumstances in a Ladera Ranch, California townhouse.^ Real Housewives of Orange County (175) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The series, which is in it's fourth season, follows the lives of six wealthy housewives living in Orange County, California.
  • Real Housewives of Orange County Finale 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.mahalo.com [Source type: General]

^ I live in Orange County and the oranges groves are long.
  • The Real Housewives Of OC: Getting To Know Lynne | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.This housewife exception to the rule was used in season 1 to directly contrast with the money-laden existence of the other four housewives who lived behind the Coto gates.^ O.C. housewives return for season four .
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The importance of class does not seem to be at all important to these five housewives, until someone gets divorced and loses a majority of her (husband’s) income and is then replaced, when she has to leave the gated community because it is too expensive, by another affluent housewife who lives in Coto.
  • GWSS 1001 - Gender, Power, and Everday Life: The Real(est) Housewives of Orange County 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blog.lib.umn.edu [Source type: General]

^ He may have been visiting Gretchen Rossi, who joined the cast of “Housewives” for season four, because Slade was picked up on the same block where Gretchen supposedly lives.
  • A Real Housewives Of Orange County Arrest And Secret Hookup | The Frisky 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: General]

.However, the show has since expanded its filming locations to include Rancho Santa Margarita, Ladera Ranch, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Costa Mesa, and Newport Coast, and downplayed the exclusivity of living behind the gates of Coto.^ At first, the focus was on the exclusive, gated community of Coto de Caza, but the series has expanded to include Ladera Ranch, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente and now Costa Mesa.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ After her fairy tale wedding to George Peterson concluded season three, she and George live in a rambling ranch in San Juan Capistrano and have a family of seven children: Ashley, 23, Josh, 19, McKenzie, 19, Slate, 17, Danyka, 15, Bria, 12 and Sophia, 11.
  • "The Real Housewives of OC": They're Baaaaack! | momlogic.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.momlogic.com [Source type: General]

^ She still lives in Coto de Caza, but now operates out of her office in Rancho Santa Margarita.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • "The Real Housewives of OC": They're Baaaaack! | momlogic.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.momlogic.com [Source type: General]

[3] .For example, the opening credits removed the commentary saying, "There's a mystique of living behind the gates."^ In Season 5 of the original series behind the hit "Real Housewives" franchise, the gates have finally swung open and shocking truths are revealed.
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^ Network: Bravo Current Season: 5 Spin off: Real Housewives of New York City and Real Housewives of Atlanta Tag line: There's a mystique of living behind the gates Former castmates: Kimberly Bryant and Jo De La Rosa New castmate: Alexis Bellino .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.mahalo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ November 6th, 2009 at 1:30 am candy Says: My god… there is a lot of ignorant people on here that live in a glass house.
  • The Real Bullet of Orange County - Nik Richie + Dirty Army intel, opinions, gossip, satire, and celebrities 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC thedirty.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Contents

History

.The show's title and introduction alludes to the ABC show Desperate Housewives[4] as well as the Fox teen drama The OC and touts itself as these two fictional shows' "real-life" counterpart.^ These are recaps of reality shows.
  • TVgasm Archives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.tvgasm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We finally have a pair of "Desperate Housewives" knockoffs "Suburban Shootout," a British import, which starts tomorrow night at 9 on Oxygen, and "The Real Housewives of Orange County," a reality show that begins tonight at 10 and will continue for six more weeks on Bravo.
  • TV Watch - 'Suburban Shootout' and 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' - Housewives With Needs and Looks That Kill - Review - NYTimes.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: News]
  • TV Watch - 'Suburban Shootout' and 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' - Housewives With Needs and Looks That Kill - Review - NYTimes.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: News]

^ Reality TV is not for me at all, at least DH is fiction and I know that similarities between the two shows are simply coincidental and not at all indicative of present day society…or are they?
  • GWSS 1001 - Gender, Power, and Everday Life: The Real(est) Housewives of Orange County 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blog.lib.umn.edu [Source type: General]

.Unlike a true documentary, however, Bravo has monetarily compensated the show participants for their filming time.^ I agree with Robin, you are better than they are in that you show your true colors all the time, and they are the prettiest in the rainbow.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Snag Films Documentary show dolphins in a new light.
  • Jeana Keough Leaves 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' - Inside TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC insidetv.aol.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • The Real Housewives of New York City - AOL Television 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC television.aol.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[5] .The show's first season premiered on March 21, 2006. The five original housewives were Kimberly Bryant, Jo De La Rosa, Vicki Gunvalson, Jeana Keough and Lauri Waring.^ 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' first season .

^ Jeana Keough is leaving Real Housewives .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ ET/PT. The third season will feature original real-life “housewives” Vicki Gunvalson, Jeana Keough and Lauri Waring as well as second season’s Tammy Knickerbocker.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC vipglamour.net [Source type: General]

.Season 1 consisted of 8 episodes, including the reunion.^ Available on DVD for the first time, this must-own 2-disc set includes every revealing episode from the first season, plus the can't-miss reunion special.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County: Season One, Bravo 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.nbcuniversalstore.com [Source type: General]

^ Sadly, the first season of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” will come to an end after the reunion episode this Tuesday.
  • Real Housewives Of Orange County Pictures, Biography, Video, The Real Housewives Of Orange County News Focus On 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: General]

^ The Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 2 Episode 15 Watch Online S02E15 Season 2 Reunion .
  • Real Housewives of Orange County Fan Club | Fansite with photos, videos, and more 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fanpop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[6][7][8][9][10] .The show's second season premiered on January 16, 2007. Four of the five original housewives returned, with the exception of Kimberly Bryant who was replaced by Tammy Knickerbocker.^ O.C. housewives return for season four .
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The ladies return for the second season premiere.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County on TV.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The show focuses on five “housewives?
  • GWSS 1001 - Gender, Power, and Everday Life: The Real(est) Housewives of Orange County 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blog.lib.umn.edu [Source type: General]

.Season 2 consisted of 10 episodes, including the reunion.^ Season 5 Episode 10 Stream!

^ Available on DVD for the first time, this must-own 2-disc set includes every revealing episode from the first season, plus the can't-miss reunion special.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County: Season One, Bravo 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.nbcuniversalstore.com [Source type: General]

^ House Season 6 Episode 10 Stream Online!

[11][12] .Season 3[13] premiered on November 9, 2007 with De La Rosa replaced by new housewife, Tamra Barney.^ New housewife Tamra Barney takes the place of the departing Jo De La Rosa.
  • Watch The Real Housewives of Orange County Online Free - Full Episodes, Latest Seasons, Stream Videos & Clips - Yidio 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.yidio.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jo de la Rosa (8) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ De La Rosa's album new release date .
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.Season 3 consisted of 12 episodes, including the reunion.^ Available on DVD for the first time, this must-own 2-disc set includes every revealing episode from the first season, plus the can't-miss reunion special.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County: Season One, Bravo 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.nbcuniversalstore.com [Source type: General]

^ The Real Housewives of Atlanta season 2 episode 12, The Real Housewives of Atlanta season 2 episode 12 free, watch The Real Housewives of Atlanta online, watch The Real Housewives of Atlanta season 2 episode 12 online .
  • Real Housewives of Orange County Fan Club | Fansite with photos, videos, and more 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fanpop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sadly, the first season of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” will come to an end after the reunion episode this Tuesday.
  • Real Housewives Of Orange County Pictures, Biography, Video, The Real Housewives Of Orange County News Focus On 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: General]

[14][15] .Additionally, midway through this season, a sixth housewife was introduced to the cast, Quinn Fry.^ But the show is leaving behind season-three cast members Tammy Knickerbocker and Quinn Fry.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gretchen Rossi is a New, Real Housewife of Orange County — The Real Housewives of Orange County viewers met a new cast member on last night's season premiere.
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^ Quinn Fry - Season 3 ( 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Fans Of Reality TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fansofrealitytv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[16] .With the introduction of Barney and Fry and Waring's move to San Juan Capistrano, the scope of the show widened its narrow focus that used to emphasize the privilege and exclusivity of living in gated Coto de Caza to purport the general luxury and materialism of living in the Orange County environment.^ False move Orange County.
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^ Coto de Caza California gates.
  • Orato: Real Housewives of Orange County Interview with Kara Keough 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.orato.com [Source type: General]

^ I watched RHOC because I dislike Orange County so much, and Coto de Caza a lot.
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.For example, Waring comments in the opening credits of season 3 that she is now "living the Orange County lifestyle again" with her new wealthy fiance.^ I live in Orange County and the oranges groves are long.
  • The Real Housewives Of OC: Getting To Know Lynne | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Alexis's husband, Jim, is an assertive man who prides himself on being the head of his household on "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Season 5.
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^ Josh Waring, the son of Lauri Waring from "The Real Housewives of Orange County," was sentenced Monday to 240 days in the pokey for possession of heroin and ecstasy and an intent to sell.
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.BravoTV announced the series' fourth season[17][18] renewal with the return of three original housewives, Gunvalson, Keough, Peterson and season 3 housewife Barney.^ O.C. housewives return for season four .
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Season four will feature original housewives Tamra Barney, Vicki Gunvalson, Jeana Keough and Lauri Peterson.
  • Gretchen Rossi is a New, Real Housewife of Orange County - The Real Housewives of Orange County, Reality 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC tvblips.dailyradar.com [Source type: General]

^ The original "real housewives" - "The Real Housewives of Orange County" - return for a fourth season this Tuesday on Bravo.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[19] .A new housewife, Gretchen Rossi[20][21][22], replaces Season 2 housewife Knickerbocker and season 3 housewife Fry both of whom did not return.^ Knickerbocker and Fry will not be returning and their replacements have not been announced.
  • ~~REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY - Season 4~~ - Purse Forum 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forum.purseblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gretchen: The newest Housewife is Gretchen Rossi , who’s in the market for a new home.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County: The Ladies Meet Gretchen - PEOPLE TV Watch 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC tvwatch.people.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ However, there will also be a new housewife named Gretchen Rossi who ...
  • Gretchen Rossi is a New, Real Housewife of Orange County - The Real Housewives of Orange County, Reality 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC tvblips.dailyradar.com [Source type: General]

[23] .To compensate for the mid-season departure of Peterson, another new housewife, Lynne Curtin, joined the cast.^ Housewife Lynne Curtin joins the cast.
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^ The new housewife, Lynne Curtin is a brunette and from the sounds of the press ...
  • Gretchen Rossi is a New, Real Housewife of Orange County - The Real Housewives of Orange County, Reality 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC tvblips.dailyradar.com [Source type: General]

^ This new housewife has joined the Bravo series.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Reality TV Scoop 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.realitytvscoop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.This season premiered on November 25, 2008. Season 4 consisted of 15 episodes, including the reunion and a 'Lost Footage' special.^ Season 4, Episode 15 .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - AT&T Entertainment 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

^ Available on DVD for the first time, this must-own 2-disc set includes every revealing episode from the first season, plus the can't-miss reunion special.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County: Season One, Bravo 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.nbcuniversalstore.com [Source type: General]

^ In the fourth season of The Real Housewives of Orange County , which premiered on Tuesday, November 25 on Bravo TV, the series goes back to revisit the housewives in prestigious Peyton Place community.
  • Newport Beach Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Milind Ambe, Chosen to Participate in Season 4 of The Real Housewives of Orange County 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.prweb.com [Source type: General]

[24]. .In June 2009, BravoTV announced the renewal of the show for a fifth season[25] with the entire season 4 cast returning.^ But the show is leaving behind season-three cast members Tammy Knickerbocker and Quinn Fry.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Now in its fifth season, the show based around the lives of wealthy women in Orange-County, Calif., was Bravo's first edition of the 'Housewives' franchise.
  • Jeana Keough Leaves 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' - Inside TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC insidetv.aol.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ New Season Hey Guys, There will be a second season of the show airing in december or in Jan with the same girls but also new cast mates and more drama and also there...
  • The_Real_Housewives_of_Orange_County : Messages : 44-74 of 3702 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC tv.groups.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.A sixth housewife, Newport Beach resident, Alexis Bellino, will be added to the cast as the newest housewife.^ Then there's new cast member Alexis Bellino, 32, who has three children and two nannies.
  • Bad economy hits 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.azcentral.com [Source type: General]
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  • Even 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' are not recession-proof : TV News : TV : Entertainment : Sympatico.ca 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC entertainment1.sympatico.msn.ca [Source type: General]

^ Alexis Bellino is joining the cast of sassy ladies.
  • The Orange County Housewives Are Baaaack | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ At the very end, we see some flashes of future episodes of “The Real Housewives of Orange County,” including Alexis Bellino of Newport Coast, the newest housewife.
  • Preview of the season premiere of ‘Real Housewives of O.C.’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[26][27]

Spinoffs

The "Real Housewives" moniker once synonymous only with The Real Housewives of Orange County now denotes a franchise with a number of spin-off series that air on BravoTV.
In the wake of the success of the original show, the first spin-off, The Real Housewives of New York City, premiered on March 4, 2008.[28]
.BravoTV also announced the development of two additional "Housewife" spin-offs called, The Real Housewives of New Jersey, and The Real Housewives of Atlanta, with the latter premiering on October 7, 2008.[29] The Real Housewives of New Jersey subsequently premiered on May 12, 2009[30].^ November 6, 2009 Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' .
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Why is the show called The Real Housewifes of Atlanta when only two of them are married?
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Real Housewives of New Jersey (63) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

In the spring of 2009, BravoTV announced the creation and casting of another spin-off called The Real Housewives of Washington DC[31][32][33].The fifth season of The Real Housewives Of OC will premiere on November 5.
.Additionally, season 1 housewife, De La Rosa, received her own dating show spin-off (Date My Ex: Jo & Slade) in which a group of bachelors competed to become her new love interest.^ New housewife Tamra Barney takes the place of the departing Jo De La Rosa.
  • Watch The Real Housewives of Orange County Online Free - Full Episodes, Latest Seasons, Stream Videos & Clips - Yidio 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.yidio.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jo de la Rosa (8) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Re: This should be an interesting show when does the new season start?
  • The_Real_Housewives_of_Orange_County : Messages : 44-74 of 3702 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC tv.groups.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

This spin-off premiered on BravoTV on July 21, 2008.
.Also there are rumors reporting that there will be The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.^ The rumor goes that Real Housewives of Atlanta is going into syndication, but that the cast is not going to receive any extra compensation from syndicated airings of the show.
  • 'Real Housewives of O.C.' recap: The girls return | EW.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC popwatch.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Philly's women of comedy show us what the Real Housewives would be like in their city The Examiner There's probably a good reason why the producers of Bravo's The Real Housewives of...
  • 'Real Housewives' hit with really big woes - Worldnews.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC article.wn.com [Source type: General]

^ There isn’t anything “real” about the majority of these housewives (Atlanta, New Jersey, New York, Orange County).
  • "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" should watch out for "The Real Housewives of Lancaster County" | A Blog for Busy Moms - MOMania 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Two of the cast mates may include Paris HIlton's aunts Kyle and Kim Richards. .Some rumor sites suggest that Jeana Keough may be featured as a housewife on this new series.^ This new housewife has joined the Bravo series.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Reality TV Scoop 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.realitytvscoop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In the same episode, Keough's next door neighbor, fellow housewife Vicki Gunvalson, also had some choice words for Keough.
  • Jeana Keough Leaves 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' - Inside TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC insidetv.aol.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ 'Housewife' Jeana Keough doubts she'll return to show .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Cast

Cast members

Lynne Curtin, Tamra Barney, Vicki Gunvalson, Jeana Keough, and Gretchen Rossi at the Virgin America OC Launch in April 2009
Current Housewives
  • Victoria "Vicki" Gunvalson (Season 1-present)
  • Tamra Barney (Season 3-present)
  • Lynne Curtin (Season 4-present)
  • Gretchen Rossi (Season 4-present)
  • Alexis Bellino (Season 5-present)
Past Housewives
  • Kimberly Bryant (Season 1)
  • Joanna "Jo" De La Rosa (Season 1-2)
  • Quinn Fry (Season 3)
  • Tamara "Tammy" Knickerbocker (Season 2-3)
  • Lauri Waring Peterson (Season 1-4)
  • Jeana Keough (Season 1-5)

Current Housewives

Vicki Gunvalson

(Season 1 to present)
.At age 47, Gunvalson's family includes her second husband, Donn, and the two children from her first marriage -- Michael (who attended the University of Colorado at Boulder[34] in early episodes) and Briana Wolfsmith (a nurse who attended Azusa Pacific University[35] in early episodes).^ Vicki has two grown children - Michael, 22, and Briana, 21.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Michael graduates from the University of Colorado at Boulder next month, and Briana is finishing nursing school.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She and her two children, Michael and Briana, went skydiving at the beginning of the episode.
  • 'Real Housewives of Orange County' season five premiere recap | SeacoastOnline.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.seacoastonline.com [Source type: News]
  • 'Real Housewives of Orange County' season five premiere recap | SeacoastOnline.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.seacoastonline.com [Source type: News]

Gunvalson is the dominant force in her family and has been described by her family and friends as "controlling" and a "workaholic." As she is quoted in the show's opening credits, "I want the power and the money and I want them both!" .Her children repeatedly call her "crazy" both to her face and during their camera confessionals during all three seasons.^ The wild card this season will be the newest cast member, Alex Bellino, a 32-year-old stay-at-home mom with three young children and a body, as Bravo describes it, that "defies all logic."
  • The original 'Housewives' return - CNN.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Tamra joined the cast of "Real Housewives" last year during season three.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Source - AC Media As for Lauri, Jeanna, Tamra, and Tammy, all have had work done on either their face, breasts, or both.
  • DBKP - Worldwide Leader in Weird: Real Housewives of OC: Can Botox Buy Love and Happiness? 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC deathby1000papercuts.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

.She has worked extremely hard to achieve financial success as an independent insurance agent and expects her family to toe her party line.^ She is an independent insurance agent with agents working under her.
  • Real Housewives of Orange County and New York!! 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.rhoc.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ She owns a successful life insurance business, which viewers will see is continuing to boom with now over 600 agents under her helm.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Bios - Vicki Gunvalson | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Michael is considering entering Vicki's financial and insurance world, while Briana is looking toward the military to continue her nursing work.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Gunvalson herself admits to having control issues but maintains it is this very characteristic that has brought about her success and desired lifestyle.^ I gotta admit, aside from the very weird slade thing, there is something I like about Gretchen.
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^ Read Entry Time to Say So Long What has Vicki Gunvalson learned about herself this season?
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.For example, in season 1, when the housewives go on a private jewelry shopping spree, Waring laments that she does not have a man in her life to buy her the beautiful jewels in the shop; Gunvalson responds by telling her that she does not need a man to buy her things because they can earn the money independently through their insurance leads and purchase the jewels themselves.^ Is there going to be another season of ‘Housewives’??
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC vipglamour.net [Source type: General]

^ Because you have the one thing money can not buy, inner beauty!!!
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You have the real things in life that money can't buy.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In season 3, Gunvalson and her husband are empty nesters and purchase a smaller home in Coto with the goal to downsize and simplify their lives.^ Back at home, she and her husband Donn seem to be trying to mend fences, after last season when she complained that he didn’t meet any of her needs and made her miserable.
  • Real Housewives of Orange County: Let the Catfights Begin : Poptimal.com: Pop-Culture Reviews From People Like You 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC poptimal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Vicki and husband Donn are now a pair of "empty nesters" looking to make a love re-connection.
  • Watch The Real Housewives of Orange County Online Free - Full Episodes, Latest Seasons, Stream Videos & Clips - Yidio 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.yidio.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.However, they still reside in their large residence and Gunvalson expresses anxiety of moving to the smaller home because of her perceived connection between financial failure and downsizing her home's square footage.^ Tensions between Tamra Barney and her husband, Simon, are high as they also deal with financial woes including the possible sale of their house.

^ Keough then admits she could downsize her residence by roughly half, to a meager 5,000 square feet.
  • The original 'Housewives' return - CNN.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ The show started with Sheree talking about moving because her husband didn’t give her what they had agreed to in the divorce.
  • 'Real Housewives of O.C.' recap: The girls return | EW.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC popwatch.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

She explains to the camera, "What will people think?" and eventually decides to sell her smaller house (4,000 s.f. initially listed at $2.1M) through Keough.
.Gunvalson appears to have expanded her business to include business associates in Bellevue, Washington[36] and Atlanta by season 3. Michael starts an internship in Bellevue saying that he sees the lucrative income that his mom earns in insurance and wants to make that kind of money.^ In season four, we see her showing homes at discounted prices ($6.5 million instead of $13.5 million) and "short-selling" properties, meaning the seller settles his debt and doesn't actually make any money.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She owns a successful life insurance business, which viewers will see is continuing to boom with now over 600 agents under her helm.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Bios - Vicki Gunvalson | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I recall Kim saying that we would see the real Nene in season 2 and we did.
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.Briana, however, thinks that he is crazy to want to work with their mother.^ However apparently Alexa thinks that 30=grandma, and didn’t want a fun, older friend who truly would have listened to her.
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Gunvalson is pleased that Michael wants to follow in her footsteps and looks forward to "passing the baton" if he meets her work standards. She announces to the staff in Bellevue that Michael shadowed his father as a carpenter last summer engaged in manual labor and she is glad that he is choosing to use his brain instead.
Gunvalson's opening scene in season 4 finds her shopping for $1 million yachts with Michael. .Her plans include selling the family's Lake Havasu vacation home and buying an expensive yacht that she says could be used more frequently as the yacht will be berthed 20 minutes from their home versus driving hours to Arizona.^ Whereas LA is very singles-oriented - clubs, bars, restaurants, etc., OC is all about nice homes, expensive cars, and family.
  • POLL: Is "The Real Housewives of Orange County" REALLY Indicative of The O.C.? (Beverly Hills: leasing, credit) - California (CA) - Page 2 - City-Data Forum 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Vicki is in the planning stages of expanding her insurance business even more, hopefully getting it to the place where she can fulfill her goal of working less and spending more time with her family.
  • Watch The Real Housewives of Orange County Online Free - Full Episodes, Latest Seasons, Stream Videos & Clips - Yidio 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.yidio.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Family Vacation Lauri and George plan a family vacation; Vicky invites Jeana and her children on their family...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show Seasons and Episode Guide | Fancast 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fancast.com [Source type: General]

When she initially tells Donn of her plans, he asks her, "When is it ever enough?" Gunvalson replies, "It's never enough." .Gunvalson's season 4 motif revolves around her increasingly distant relationship with Donn and their awkward attempts to reintegrate their individual lives.^ Now in its fifth season, the show based around the lives of wealthy women in Orange-County, Calif., was Bravo's first edition of the 'Housewives' franchise.
  • Jeana Keough Leaves 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' - Inside TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC insidetv.aol.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[37]
.In season 5, Vicki and Donn are portrayed as becoming closer after the growing estrangement in the season 4 plots.^ About Vicky: She and Donn were separated before taping but got together for this season "together".
  • Pretty On The Outside: The Real Housewives of Orange County. I've got some dish! 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC prettyontheoutside.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.However, Vicki becomes more distant from the other housewives after her season-opening "girls only" trip by Florida is crashed by husbands and a boyfriend without objection from the other cast members.^ SHEREE OF 'ATL HOUSEWIVES' REFLECTS ON SEASON: Aspiring designer talks about fan reaction, criticism, dating and more.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But the show is leaving behind season-three cast members Tammy Knickerbocker and Quinn Fry.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He may have been visiting Gretchen Rossi, who joined the cast of “Housewives” for season four, because Slade was picked up on the same block where Gretchen supposedly lives.
  • A Real Housewives Of Orange County Arrest And Secret Hookup | The Frisky 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: General]

.In particular, Vicki's closest ally, Tamra, comes to prefer Alexis, and partially reconciles with Gretchen.^ Vicki comes to Tamra’s defense.
  • Preview of the season premiere of ‘Real Housewives of O.C.’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tamra, Alexis, Vicki, Lynne, and Gretchen all come together for lunch.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - AT&T Entertainment 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

^ With the return of Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Barney, Jeana Keough, Gretchen Rossi and Lynne Curtin - plus the addition of someone to take on Vicki, ...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County News - Topix 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County News - Topix 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Briana reappears in mid-season to provide a cancer-scare plot line.

Tamra Vieth-Barney

(Season 3 to present)
.42-year old Chula Vista native Vieth-Barney, who appears on the show as Tamra Barney, joined the cast in season 3 through a casting call launched on the BravoTV website.^ At first glance, the comment appeared to be a robotic casting call for the show.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Orange County 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Joining the fun this year is new housewife, Tamra Barney.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC vipglamour.net [Source type: General]

^ Tamra joined the cast of "Real Housewives" last year during season three.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.She lives in Ladera Ranch[38] with her second husband of 10 years, Simon Robert (born 1964).^ She has three young children with Simon, her husband of 13 years, and a 21-year-old son from a previous marriage.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC vipglamour.net [Source type: General]

^ She and her husband Mario, a third-generation jeweler, and their 13-year old daughter Avery, live in a four-bedroom condo in the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
  • Spinoff - Real Housewives of New York - Page 5 - Fans Of Reality TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fansofrealitytv.com [Source type: General]

.She recently became a real estate agent[39] in Coto de Caza and Ladera Ranch to achieve a sense of "value" in her family dynamic.^ Can we get in touch with Jeana as a real estate agent.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC vipglamour.net [Source type: General]

^ Coto de Caza California gates.
  • Orato: Real Housewives of Orange County Interview with Kara Keough 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.orato.com [Source type: General]

^ But if youre new to the series, heres a quick backstory: The unscripted reality show follows the lives of five real housewives who live in the tony community of Coto de Caza in Southern California.
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna [Archive] - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: General]
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.However, she makes it clear that her job does not provide her family with its primary financial support and that her husband is actually her family's breadwinner.^ But the show does make an important point though - OC is all about family life.
  • POLL: Is "The Real Housewives of Orange County" REALLY Indicative of The O.C.? (Beverly Hills: leasing, credit) - California (CA) - Page 2 - City-Data Forum 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The extent of this family's dirty laundry is staggering, that they choose to air it on television is embarrasing, and that they are provided a further forum to make fools of themselves in this column is ridiculous.
  • Real Housewives of Orange County (BRAVO) season two - Gossip Rocks Forum 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Her family includes three children from her current husband: Sidney, Spencer, and Sophia all of whom are under the age 10. Barney also has a 23 year old son, Ryan, from her first marriage.^ She has three young children with Simon, her husband of 13 years, and a 21-year-old son from a previous marriage.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC vipglamour.net [Source type: General]

^ Ryan clashes with Spencer, Tamras husband and father of her other three children.
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna [Archive] - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: General]
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^ Spencer is her youngest son with whom FRyan (She started to call him Frank before correcting herself and calling him Ryan) has sibling rivalry issues.
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna [Archive] - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: General]

.In season 3, Ryan moved back in with Vieth-Barney after leaving the family home at age 18 because of his contentious relationship with Simon.^ Back at home, she and her husband Donn seem to be trying to mend fences, after last season when she complained that he didn’t meet any of her needs and made her miserable.
  • Real Housewives of Orange County: Let the Catfights Begin : Poptimal.com: Pop-Culture Reviews From People Like You 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC poptimal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Ryan is the wedge in Tamra and Spencers relationship, and although hes been out of the house for a few years, hes moving back in while he looks for a job.
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna [Archive] - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: General]
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The one housewife that was actually married, attended church with her family, and didn’t act like a moron was told she was too boring to come back this season.
  • "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" should watch out for "The Real Housewives of Lancaster County" | A Blog for Busy Moms - MOMania 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Although Ryan's relationship with Simon has not improved, without a college education and a job, he is forced to move back in with Barney and Simon.^ Ryan is the wedge in Tamra and Spencers relationship, and although hes been out of the house for a few years, hes moving back in while he looks for a job.
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna [Archive] - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: General]
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Season 3 documents the strain that Ryan imposes upon Barney and Simon's marriage.^ Simon Barney alleges in court documents filed Thursday that Tamra "has been verbally abusive and has committed acts of disloyalty and adultery," reports People.com .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Real Housewives - Reality Shows - TV - Entertainment - news 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.wikio.com [Source type: General]

^ Simon is rubbing on my nerves a little bit this season but i do think he’s right about Ryan.
  • 'The Real Housewives of O.C.' recap: Making time for the important things in life | EW.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC popwatch.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Anyway, her new husband, Simon, doesn't like the kid from the previous marriage, Ryan.
  • Orange County - Navel Gazing - The "Real" Housewives of Orange County 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.ocweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

In response, Simon has Ryan sign a contract listing conditions which Ryan must meet to continue living in his house. .After three months of living with Vieth-Barney and Simon, Ryan begrudgingly accepts a parts picker job paying only $10/hour at the Newport Beach auto dealership where Simon works.^ And Simon will only be satisfied when Ryan apologizes ...
  • 'Real Housewives of Orange County': Where's the pulp? | Show Tracker | Los Angeles Times 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Her husband Simon quit his full-time job and has started his own company, working out of a home office.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There are tons of people out there who work 10 times as hard and can't pay their bills, and they just take it for granted.
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[40][41] Simon gives Ryan the opportunity to attend Universal Technical Institute,[42] which specializes in auto mechanics. .By the end of season 3, Ryan moved out of Barney and Simon's home to live with his grandmother.^ Blake Lively to romance Ryan Reynolds' "Green Lantern" Blake Lively beat out some older competition for the role of Carol Ferris,...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - 11/05/2009 - HitFix.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.hitfix.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Her husband Simon quit his full-time job and has started his own company, working out of a home office.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Ryan is the wedge in Tamra and Spencers relationship, and although hes been out of the house for a few years, hes moving back in while he looks for a job.
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna [Archive] - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: General]
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.As a new real estate agent working the same territory as Keough (a more established realtor), Barney expresses feelings of competitiveness with her.^ Can we get in touch with Jeana as a real estate agent.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC vipglamour.net [Source type: General]

^ New Season Hey Guys, There will be a second season of the show airing in december or in Jan with the same girls but also new cast mates and more drama and also there...
  • The_Real_Housewives_of_Orange_County : Messages : 44-74 of 3702 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC tv.groups.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The links to property supposedly owned by the husband of Alexis Bonilla and on the market on the Celebrity Real Estate News site show that the properties are owned by James C. Bonilla.
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Barney asserts that "it won't be long before she's kicking Jeana's butt" when it comes to selling real estate in Coto.^ Can we get in touch with Jeana as a real estate agent.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC vipglamour.net [Source type: General]

^ CA Jeana Keough poses for a photo before the start of the most recent season of "The Real Housewives of Orange County."
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jeana is still one of Southern California's top real estate agents, selling properties even when times are tough.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Citing the relative slowness of the Southern California real estate market, she is very pleased that she has four listings explaining that a good-looking female realtor will always make money in Orange County.^ Real Housewives of Orange County (175) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Airs on Thursday at 10PM on Bravo Current A look at five families living in a protected Southern California enclave, and the real-life housewives who reside in one of the wealthiest planned communities in the country.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - TV Show - Watch Online, Latest Season & Episodes - SideReel 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 5 Synopsis: Welcome to one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Southern California.
  • Amazon.com: The Real Housewives of Orange County: Season 5, Episode 5 "Friends, Facelifts, and Florida": Video On Demand 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

She flamboyantly calls herself the "hottest housewife in Orange County" and works especially hard to keep herself looking "hot" as she approaches the dreaded 40 during season 3.
In season 4, Simon has left Fletcher Jones[43] to become a tequila salesman. .He now spends most of his time at home with Barney and their three small children.^ She spends most of her time talking about her children.
  • Orange County - Navel Gazing - The "Real" Housewives of Orange County 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.ocweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A woman with grown children, who is getting a divorce, is leaving the show to spend more time with her family.
  • Old grievances and new faces in episode 5 of ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sheree Whitfield, single socialite mother of three children Kairo, Kaleigh and Tierra and former boutique owner who's now concentrating on her clothing line She by Sheree.
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.Barney has also left employment as a real estate agent citing the severe slow down of the real estate market.^ Can we get in touch with Jeana as a real estate agent.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC vipglamour.net [Source type: General]

^ Before landing the Real Housewives of OC, Gretchen achieved her success as a real-estate agent selling multi-million dollar homes.
  • Gretchen Real Housewives of orange county: Pictures and story 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: General]

^ Other things that will also go down on episode five: Vicki decides to surprise Donn for their anniversary, Alexis takes her twins for a manicure and pedicure, and Tamra — allegedly a real estate agent — shows her first house in years.
  • Old grievances and new faces in episode 5 of ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Barney's eldest son, Ryan, lives on his own since leaving the low paying job that Simon gave him at his former employer to work construction at a higher pay.^ Spencer is her youngest son with whom FRyan (She started to call him Frank before correcting herself and calling him Ryan) has sibling rivalry issues.
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna [Archive] - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: General]

^ Only 5,000 square feet to live in now, like the commoners do, sigh… Her son seems to be the only one with the good sense that God gave him, reminding her to curb her spending and reprimanding her for indulging in $200 lunches.
  • Real Housewives of Orange County: Let the Catfights Begin : Poptimal.com: Pop-Culture Reviews From People Like You 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC poptimal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Her husband Simon quit his full-time job and has started his own company, working out of a home office.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.However, Ryan's lack of career focus[44] and lifestyle choices continue to be a contentious issue for himself and his parents during this season.^ Keough only filmed three episodes of season 5 and then opted out of the rest – she said she wanted to focus on her real estate career and her family.
  • "Real Housewives" Hit By Hard Times 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Vieth-Barney and Gunvalson grow closer in season 4 taking vacations together out of town (an anniversary weekend in Napa, California and New Year's vacation to Las Vegas, Nevada) and teaming up at an "Housewife" event during opening day at Del Mar Racetrack.^ Joining the fun this year is new housewife, Tamra Barney.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC vipglamour.net [Source type: General]

^ With the return of Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Barney, Jeana Keough, Gretchen Rossi and Lynne Curtin - plus the addition of someone to take on Vicki, ...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County News - Topix 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County News - Topix 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Share The episode opens with Tamra taking her face-lifted, "empty soul" (her words, not ours) mother out for dinner and drinks.
  • Real Housewives Of Orange County: Quickie - Socialite Life 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC socialitelife.celebuzz.com [Source type: General]

.While Curtin, Keough, and Rossi socialized with one another in the private box, Barney and Gunvalson (and their husbands) stayed close to one another avoiding Curtin and Rossi, prompting Keough to call them cliquey.^ With the return of Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Barney, Jeana Keough, Gretchen Rossi and Lynne Curtin - plus the addition of someone to take on Vicki, ...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County News - Topix 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County News - Topix 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This is a dramatic turn from season three when Barney's husband gave her a diamond Rolex for her 40th birthday, Vicky Gunvalson debated over buying a yacht (she decided against it) and Rossi's fiance gave her a Harley.
  • "Real Housewives" Hit By Hard Times 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Favorite cast members Tamra Barney , Lynne Curtin , Vicki Gunvalson , Jeana Keough and Gretchen Rossi will all be returning for the new season.
  • The New Housewife of Orange County - TV Cocktail: A TV Blog at iVillage.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC tvcocktail.ivillage.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Barney explains that their closeness is because she and Gunvalson "share a lot of the same values" and that "Vicki and Donn will be [their] lifelong friends."^ Russell must really love Katy like a slut loves Free Clinic Fridays, because he wants her close to him at all times, which explains why...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Real Housewives - Reality Shows - TV - Entertainment - news 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.wikio.com [Source type: General]

^ Vicki is frustrated that she doesn't "have it all" and is not happy with her current husband, Donn, who's not afraid to tell her off in front of their friends.
  • DBKP - Worldwide Leader in Weird: Real Housewives of OC: Can Botox Buy Love and Happiness? 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC deathby1000papercuts.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

^ Donn even bought her a pretty ring, which Vicki likes because it’s six carats.
  • 'Real Housewives of O.C.' recap: The girls return | EW.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC popwatch.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On January 26, 2010, after season 5 filming, Simon filed for divorce claiming infidelity and disloyalty by Tamra, and she moved from their home into a two bedroom apartment[45].^ Then Tamra's husband is "working from home" this season.
  • Real Housewives Of Orange County: Quickie - Socialite Life 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC socialitelife.celebuzz.com [Source type: General]

^ Simon Barney alleges in court documents filed Thursday that Tamra "has been verbally abusive and has committed acts of disloyalty and adultery," reports People.com .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Real Housewives - Reality Shows - TV - Entertainment - news 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.wikio.com [Source type: General]

^ Simon and Tamra are about to lose their house, so the WORST thing that she could be doing right now is working outside their home, right?
  • Real Housewives of Orange County: “That’s good, because I’m naked often.” – Purse Blog 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.purseblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Tamra Vieth-Barney will appear as a guest on Season 2 of Top Chef Masters [46]

Gretchen Rossi

(Season 4 to present)
Rossi at the Virgin America OC Launch in April 2009
.Costa Mesa resident Rossi joins the cast in season 4, replacing seasons 2 and 3 housewife Knickerbocker and season 3 housewife Fry.^ Housewife Lynne Curtin joins the cast.
  • Watch The Real Housewives of Orange County Online Free - Full Episodes, Latest Seasons, Stream Videos & Clips - Yidio 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.yidio.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Meanwhile, Gretchen, the sexually inappropriate not-actually-a-housewife housewife who joined the cast last year, is doing damage control after racy pictures of her surfaced on the Internet.
  • "Real Housewives of Orange County" Fifth Season on Bravo - Speakeasy - WSJ 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ But the show is leaving behind season-three cast members Tammy Knickerbocker and Quinn Fry.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.At 32-years old, the unmarried Rossi is the youngest "housewife" of the current cast.^ Meanwhile, Gretchen, the sexually inappropriate not-actually-a-housewife housewife who joined the cast last year, is doing damage control after racy pictures of her surfaced on the Internet.
  • "Real Housewives of Orange County" Fifth Season on Bravo - Speakeasy - WSJ 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ The new girl in town is 30-year-old Gretchen Rossi , engaged to a 23-years-her-senior Kenny Rogers lookalike suffering from leukemia named Jeff .
  • Real Housewives Of Orange County: Quickie - Socialite Life 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC socialitelife.celebuzz.com [Source type: General]

^ The newest "housewife" is divorced mom and non-botoxed 52-year-old Quinn.
  • DBKP - Worldwide Leader in Weird: Real Housewives of OC: Can Botox Buy Love and Happiness? 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC deathby1000papercuts.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

Rossi attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where she studied psychology. .A native of La Crescenta, California, Rossi initially met the other housewives through Keough as she used to be employed as a real estate agent.^ Jeana Keough is leaving Real Housewives .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Can we get in touch with Jeana as a real estate agent.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC vipglamour.net [Source type: General]

^ Before landing the Real Housewives of OC, Gretchen achieved her success as a real-estate agent selling multi-million dollar homes.
  • Gretchen Real Housewives of orange county: Pictures and story 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: General]

.Unlike Fry, Rossi is connected through her past real estate experience with several housewives; namely, Keough, De La Rosa, and Curtin who used Rossi to help her look for a piece of land.^ Jeana Keough is leaving Real Housewives .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jo de la Rosa (8) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But if youre new to the series, heres a quick backstory: The unscripted reality show follows the lives of five real housewives who live in the tony community of Coto de Caza in Southern California.
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.She met her now deceased fiance Jeff Beitzel when he was looking to buy a home in Orange County in 2005. At the time, Rossi was married to first husband Chris Rossi, whom she divorced in 2007. However, she left the real-estate business after becoming engaged to Beitzel, who was 24 years her senior.^ Real Housewives of Orange County (175) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Now it’s time for Bravo’s Real Housewives to return for the fifth season of The Real Housewives of Orange County.
  • Gretchen Real Housewives of orange county: Pictures and story 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: General]

^ A real estate agent, Gretchen is engaged to Jeff Beitzel, who is 23 years older than her.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Jeff had been married and divorced five times and had four adult children.^ Jeff's an old pro at this having been married five times.
  • Real Housewives Of Orange County: Quickie - Socialite Life 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC socialitelife.celebuzz.com [Source type: General]

^ A woman with grown children, who is getting a divorce, is leaving the show to spend more time with her family.
  • Old grievances and new faces in episode 5 of ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We're not sure how many times George has been married but between the two they have seven children.
  • DBKP - Worldwide Leader in Weird: Real Housewives of OC: Can Botox Buy Love and Happiness? 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC deathby1000papercuts.blogspot.com [Source type: General]

Although Rossi confesses that Jeff was not her "type" and she was not physically attracted to him at first, she called him her "Prince Charming" and chose to nurse him after his diagnosis of acute leukemia, until his death on September 13, 2008.
.A little over five months later, on February 22, 2009, Slade Smiley was allegedly arrested for failure to pay child support at Gretchen’s home.^ GN says: December 10, 2009 at 7:22 am I wonder how many LIE’s Gretchen will tell in tonights episode ?
  • Old grievances and new faces in episode 5 of ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She is with that low life Slade Smiley who will not support his sick son and hasn’t seen him on over a year.
  • Real Housewives of Orange County: Let the Catfights Begin : Poptimal.com: Pop-Culture Reviews From People Like You 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC poptimal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ TMZ has obtained a letter sent to Slade's baby mama from the Department of Child Support Services last month, which states Slade owes her $77,356.75 in late child support payments ...
  • Real Housewives Of Orange County | TMZ.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

.Gretchen had starred in Slade's ex-fiancée's music video.^ Gretchen said Jo and Slade were over 4 years ago BUT Date my ex was on like the end of 08.
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In the last few years, photographs that show Gretchen with various men and explicit photos have been turning up.^ On “The Real Housewives of Orange County,” Gretchen Rossi, a lithe blond who joined the cast last year, has become the woman wronged.
  • Real Housewives of Orange County - Speakeasy - WSJ 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ In the previous year the producer showed how Jo and Slade broke up and date other people.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Making A Difference What has Gretchen been up to since OC's explosive reunion show?
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Some of the photos shows her in different compromising positions.^ I'm glad this show hasn't changed you except if you learned some positive things.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.These include photographs of her and her ex-boyfriend, who she says was stalking her.^ Gretchen has also obtained a restraining order against Jay Photoglou (the man with her in the photos), who claimed to have a relationship with her and who she says threatened her, her dogs and new boyfriend.
  • Gretchen Real Housewives: Gretchen Rossi the Dirty, Lynne Curtin Pictures and Story 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: General]

.There is no proof to solidify when these pictures were taken, though she was accused of being with this boyfriend while engaged to Jeff.^ There is no way he could get where he is in Chicago politics without being a participant in the corruption.
  • Michelle Malkin : The Real Housewives of Crook County - Townhall.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC townhall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That being said, there is no way you will be back next season.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jeff Dauler update (though there’s no news yet) Archives .
  • TV best bets with start of ‘V,’ return of ‘Housewives of Orange County’ and season finales of ‘Greek,’ ‘Mad Men’ | Radio & TV Talk 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: General]

.Jeff reportedly left her US$2.5 million, but Rossi claims she received none of it due to debts owed by his estate.^ Real Housewife of Orange County " Gretchen Rossi says her late fiance didn't leave her "millions and millions of dollars" -- and she's right, he only left her 2.5.
  • Real Housewives Of Orange County | TMZ.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

^ Slade is only with you to try to get part of that 2 million that jeff left you .
  • Preview of the season premiere of ‘Real Housewives of O.C.’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Gretchen put out a restraining order against the alleged stalker (boyfriend), but the court case was dismissed.[47]

Lynne Curtin

(mid-Season 4 to present)
Curtin at the Virgin America OC Launch in April 2009
.On December 16, 2008 , 52-year old Capistrano Beach resident Curtin,[48] joined the cast in the fourth episode of season 4 to replace Lauri Waring Peterson.^ December 11, 2008 at 11:52 AM .
  • Pretty On The Outside: The Real Housewives of Orange County. I've got some dish! 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC prettyontheoutside.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ December 27, 2008 at 08:16 AM .
  • Pretty On The Outside: The Real Housewives of Orange County. Yawn and stretch and try to come to life. 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC prettyontheoutside.typepad.com [Source type: General]

^ Case in point: Episode airing December 16, 2008.
  • Pretty On The Outside: The Real Housewives of Orange County. I've got some dish! 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC prettyontheoutside.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.She has been married to Frank Curtin for 18 years and is a stay-at-home mom for her two teenage daughters, Raquel (19) and Alexa (17)[49].^ A 19-year resident of her gated community and mother of three teenagers, Jeana also sells real estate "for fun" and the insider gossip.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - News, Recaps, Gossip, Photos, Commentary and more from Reality TV Calendar 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC realitytvcalendar.com [Source type: General]

^ I definitely think my mom and Raquel think that plastic surgery is the answer to all their problems,” says daughter Alexa .
  • Old grievances and new faces in episode 5 of ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jacqueline Laurita: A former cosmetologist, she is now a stay-at-home mom, but still loves to pamper herself.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

.Her role as a stay-at-home mom and accompanying interpretation of appropriate parenting style is her storyline in season 4. She mentions that her "carefree and laidback" parenting style where she strives to be her daughters' best friend differs greatly from her husband's.^ Jacqueline Laurita: A former cosmetologist, she is now a stay-at-home mom, but still loves to pamper herself.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

^ My two best male friends are my husband & my bro-in-law.
  • The Real Housewives Of OC Reunion: Gretchen Outed? | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I mean I have got the best husband, and my accusing friends are all having problems and I am not happy that they have problems just glad that I see how well my decision was.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Raquel is turning 18 and angling for a blowout bash and a car (preferably a BMW, Mercedes or Audi) as Curtin debuts in season 4.
While her younger daughter, Alexa, stays at home. .Raquel prefers (in her words) to "party with her friends as often as she can" throughout Orange County.^ My friends and I love Orange County Housewives!
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 3 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC vipglamour.net [Source type: General]

^ KDOC-TV MSNBC OC Excelsior Coast Magazine Preferred Destination OrangeCounty.com FreedomPolitics.com © Copyright 2009 Orange County Register Communications.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Old grievances and new faces in episode 5 of ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Preview of the season premiere of ‘Real Housewives of O.C.’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Responses to “Real Housewives of Orange County: “That’s good, because I’m naked often.””: .
  • Real Housewives of Orange County: “That’s good, because I’m naked often.” – Purse Blog 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.purseblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.She is shown eating out in Laguna Beach restaurants ordering alcoholic beverages and smuggling bottled alcohol into a bowling alley to surreptitiously drink with her fellow underage friends in the bathroom.^ Lauri and George are going to have so much fun bailing their daughters out of jail after theyre charged with underage drinking and providing alcohol to minors.
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna [Archive] - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: General]
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Just like a friend of mine who had lipo on her gut and yet she continues to eat like a pig and not work out.
  • The Real Housewives Of OC: Getting To Know Lynne | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Compounding her image as a "problem child" (as Curtin teasingly labels her eldest), Raquel discloses to Keough that she graduated from a high school program called Access at Horizons, which Keough explains is designed to cope with children with disciplinary problems.^ Alexis Bellino graduated from Hannibal High School in 1995.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County News - Topix 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County News - Topix 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Meanwhile, Lauri is consumed with her approaching nuptials; and Jeana's daughter graduates from high school.
  • Watch The Real Housewives of Orange County Online Free - Full Episodes, Latest Seasons, Stream Videos & Clips - Yidio 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.yidio.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ See, McKenzie is graduating from high school too, and has been begging just begging!
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna [Archive] - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: General]
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

A leitmotif is Curtin's reluctance to accept that she is getting older. .When pressed by Rossi, Curtin will not divulge her age confessing that she is absolutely afraid of getting old when she just wants to "have fun."^ The 53-year-old mother of two teenage daughters finally gets the face-lift she's been wanting for years.
  • The original 'Housewives' return - CNN.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Victoria Gretchen you are great, your gorgeous,and just want to have fun.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It just seems that you are getting your jollies by ganging up on someone and making fun.
  • Michelle Malkin : The Real Housewives of Crook County - Townhall.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC townhall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.She prides herself on looking young and wearing the same size clothing as her teenage daughters.^ Elsewhere, Lynne looks forward to her challenging daughter's upcoming birthday, until an argument over clothes can derail the day.
  • Watch The Real Housewives of Orange County Online Free - Full Episodes, Latest Seasons, Stream Videos & Clips - Yidio 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.yidio.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I think your plastic surgery looks great but my only issue with you is encouraging your young daughter to do it.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.At Raquel's birthday lunch, Alexa wears a form fitting short dress that incites Randy to respond that he did not even recognize her and that she looked like a stripper.^ Lynne says, "She didn't look like a stripper - that was my dress".
  • The Real Housewives Of OC: Getting To Know Lynne | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ So it didn't surprise me like it did my DH that Caroline put so little importance on her children going to college, even though she can clearly afford to send them.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

^ Mensa alcoholic daughter made her sister change dresses with her prior to her birthday party and her boyfriend told her she looked like a stripper.
  • The Real Housewives Of OC: Getting To Know Lynne | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Curtin's response is that the dress is very "classy" and it actually belongs to her.
.The other Housewives label her and Frank as "so laid back," with Barney and Gunvalson implying that they both use marijuana to achieve that level of calmness.^ November 6th, 2009 2:57 pm ET Why is it that the Real Housewives of Atlanta was low down, classless and all the other words used to describe them.
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ They are not representative of real housewives; just as all the other show’s (don’t you have to be married to be a housewife?
  • 'Real Housewives of O.C.' recap: The girls return | EW.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC popwatch.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There used to be hundreds of comments under the Housewives articles, now they’re reduced to a meager few and deservedly so - speaks volumes.
  • Old grievances and new faces in episode 5 of ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Barney, Gunvalson, and Keough observe that the Curtins differ so greatly from the rest of the Housewives and their spouses because of their "mellowness."^ Tamra Barney throws a birthday party for her son, Lauri Waring makes extravagant wedding plans, and Vicki Gunvalson, Jeana Keough and Tammy ...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tamra Barney Lynne Curtin Vicki Gunvalson More .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ From left, Gretchen Rossi, Lauri (Waring) Peterson, Vicki Gunvalson, Jeana Keough, and Tamra Barney are this season's cast of "The Real Housewives of Orange County."
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Barney comments in her camera confessional that the Curtins remind her of "70s surfers" and Gunvalson calls Curtin a "pothead."
.Early in season 5, the Curtins were evicted from their home for non payment of rent, and the property owner filed a police report for the loss of several expensive pieces of furniture, events which were not covered by Bravo.^ As TMZ first reported, the Curtins -- who rent the home they live in on the show -- allegedly owe their landlord more than $12,000 in rent and other expenses.
  • Real Housewives Of Orange County | TMZ.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

^ Real Housewife of Orange County " Lynne Curtin was evicted from the home she rents on the show -- but Curtin must not understand what the word "eviction" means, because she's still living there.
  • Real Housewives Of Orange County | TMZ.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

^ Real Housewife of Orange County 's" Lynne Curtin was just evicted from her home -- and we've learned this wasn't the first time she's gotten the boot.
  • Real Housewives Of Orange County | TMZ.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

Later, in episode 12, they were again evicted, with the service being filmed and used for dramatic purposes. Both Lynne and her husband, jointly, are subjects of a $1,200,000 court judgement in favor of a former business associate [50]
Lynne Curtin will appear as a guest on Season 2 of Top Chef Masters [51]

Alexis Bellino

(Season 5 to present)
.In July, 2009, Bravo TV announced that a new "housewife", Alexis Bellino, had been signed for the upcoming fifth season[52].^ Meanwhile, a double date includes Alexis Bellino, who joins the cast as a new housewife.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Television show - The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show - Yahoo! TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC ca.tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Speakeasy talked with Rossi about the upcoming season and about reality TV regrets.
  • Real Housewives of Orange County - Speakeasy - WSJ 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ December 6th, 2009 at 8:56 pm Angie Says: Tamra is SO JEALOUS of both Gretchen and the new housewife, Alexis.
  • The Real Bullet of Orange County - Nik Richie + Dirty Army intel, opinions, gossip, satire, and celebrities 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC thedirty.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Bellino is a 32-year-old (in 2009) stay-at-home mother of three young children.^ The wild card this season will be the newest cast member, Alex Bellino, a 32-year-old stay-at-home mom with three young children and a body, as Bravo describes it, that "defies all logic."
  • The original 'Housewives' return - CNN.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ A 19-year resident of her gated community and mother of three teenagers, Jeana also sells real estate "for fun" and the insider gossip.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - News, Recaps, Gossip, Photos, Commentary and more from Reality TV Calendar 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC realitytvcalendar.com [Source type: General]

^ The 53-year-old mother of two teenage daughters finally gets the face-lift she's been wanting for years.
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.She is in her second marriage, to 47-year-old Jim, a house-flipper/pawnbroker.^ Nothing about this aging wannabee 27, 47 year old post menopausal woman is authentic!
  • Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: The Real Housewives of Orange County - Season One 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ She has a teenage daughter from her previous marriage and a 6-year-old son with her husband Chris, who owns wholesale apparel businesses and is brother to Caroline and Dina.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

Bellino was raised in Hannibal Missouri, but she now resides in Newport Beach.
In the press release announcing her casting, Bravo described Bellino as someone who "likes to work out to keep herself looking and feeling her best" and as a "spicy blonde who unabashedly lives life on her terms."
Alexis Bellino will appear as a guest on Season 2 of Top Chef Masters [53]

Past Housewives

Kimberly Bryant

(Season 1; guest appearance in Season 4)
.Born in 1961, and at 48 years old, Bryant is a stay-at-home mom whose schedule primarily consists of shuttling her kids from activity to activity, working out, and socializing with her girlfriends.^ The wild card this season will be the newest cast member, Alex Bellino, a 32-year-old stay-at-home mom with three young children and a body, as Bravo describes it, that "defies all logic."
  • The original 'Housewives' return - CNN.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Her husband Simon quit his full-time job and has started his own company, working out of a home office.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In the show, Keough's 16-year-old son, Colton, has to give his mom a lecture on financial responsibility.
  • The original 'Housewives' return - CNN.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.She moved to chicago due to a malignant mole that was found for the fifth time.^ When I found out Obama was a long time Chicago politician it threw up an immediate red flag.
  • Michelle Malkin : The Real Housewives of Crook County - Townhall.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC townhall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Jo De La Rosa

(Season 1 to Season 2; guest appearance in Season 4)
.De La Rosa (later changed to Lopez) was born in Lima, Peru and emigrated with her parents to Tustin, California at the age of three.^ Slade is the ex-fiance of former Housewife Jo De La Rosa and also dated former cast member Lauri Waring Peterson.
  • The original 'Housewives' return - CNN.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Jo De La Rosa is the 20-something "newbie" to the community, recently engaged to one of the divorced dads in the community, Slade Smiley.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - News, Recaps, Gossip, Photos, Commentary and more from Reality TV Calendar 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC realitytvcalendar.com [Source type: General]

^ Jo De La Rosa and Slade Smiley, the spiciest couple in the OC since LC and ...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In 1994, her parents won the California Lottery and moved the family to Mission Viejo.^ He's living in Mission Viejo with a friend and surprises the family when he announces his latest career choice - to become a California Highway Patrol officer.
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She graduated from UC Irvine with a degree in English and Comparative Literature. .She then started a career in the title insurance industry where she met Slade Smiley[54] who served as her entrance into the Coto lifestyle.^ She is with that low life Slade Smiley who will not support his sick son and hasn’t seen him on over a year.
  • Real Housewives of Orange County: Let the Catfights Begin : Poptimal.com: Pop-Culture Reviews From People Like You 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC poptimal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This despite the fact that she’d earlier said that she’d met Slade, who well knows his way around the augmented O.C. population, eight years ago.
  • 'Real Housewives of O.C.' recap: The girls return | EW.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC popwatch.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In season 1, De La Rosa lived with Slade in his house behind the Coto gates.^ Slade is the ex-fiance of former Housewife Jo De La Rosa and also dated former cast member Lauri Waring Peterson.
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^ Jo De La Rosa is the 20-something "newbie" to the community, recently engaged to one of the divorced dads in the community, Slade Smiley.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - News, Recaps, Gossip, Photos, Commentary and more from Reality TV Calendar 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC realitytvcalendar.com [Source type: General]

^ It Ends in Coto De Caza Jeana says farewell to the OC Housewives after five seasons in order to concentrate on her...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show Seasons and Episode Guide | Fancast 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fancast.com [Source type: General]

.Included in her Coto family were his two sons from two different relationships, Gavin and Grayson.^ But not everyone in the county - Coto de Caza residents included - relishes the portrayals of materialism, superficiality, family dysfunction and well, sheer goofiness.
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.Slade is an executive in the title insurance industry and provided De La Rosa with the money and prestige of living the Coto lifestyle.^ Jo de la Rosa (8) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jo De la Rosa .
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^ Slade is the ex-fiance of former Housewife Jo De La Rosa and also dated former cast member Lauri Waring Peterson.
  • The original 'Housewives' return - CNN.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.He gave her a Mercedes sedan and a luxurious home and wanted De La Rosa, in turn, to be the conventional stay-at-home wife and mother.^ Jo de la Rosa (8) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jo De La Rosa is the 20-something "newbie" to the community, recently engaged to one of the divorced dads in the community, Slade Smiley.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - News, Recaps, Gossip, Photos, Commentary and more from Reality TV Calendar 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC realitytvcalendar.com [Source type: General]

^ Jo De La Rosa and Slade Smiley, the spiciest couple in the OC since LC and ...
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.In De La Rosa's words, "[Slade is] pretty much keeping me."^ Jo de la Rosa (8) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jo De la Rosa .
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^ Jo De La Rosa from Real Housewives Of Orange County Gets Her Own ...
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.Despite having all of her financial needs taken care of, she still had trouble adjusting to the traditional housewife role.^ Also, Gretchen, despite not having had any plastic surgery, is not a role model.
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In season 2, De La Rosa decided to move out of Coto to take a position as the title representative for her company's Beverly Hills territory.^ Jo De la Rosa .
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^ Jo De La Rosa is the 20-something "newbie" to the community, recently engaged to one of the divorced dads in the community, Slade Smiley.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - News, Recaps, Gossip, Photos, Commentary and more from Reality TV Calendar 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC realitytvcalendar.com [Source type: General]

^ Tamra tried to take her foot out of her mouth by saying all of the women needed to apologize to each other for the mean things said last season.
  • 'Real Housewives of Orange County' season five premiere recap | SeacoastOnline.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.seacoastonline.com [Source type: News]
  • 'Real Housewives of Orange County' season five premiere recap | SeacoastOnline.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.seacoastonline.com [Source type: News]

As a result, Slade ended their romantic relationship during a session with a relationship therapist, but becomes her unofficial "guide"[55] on contract or business issues as she pursues a singing career.[56] .Another change to her Coto life during this season was that Slade's younger son, Grayson, did not appear to live with De La Rosa and Slade.^ Jo De La Rosa is the 20-something "newbie" to the community, recently engaged to one of the divorced dads in the community, Slade Smiley.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - News, Recaps, Gossip, Photos, Commentary and more from Reality TV Calendar 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC realitytvcalendar.com [Source type: General]

^ It Ends in Coto De Caza Jeana says farewell to the OC Housewives after five seasons in order to concentrate on her...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show Seasons and Episode Guide | Fancast 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fancast.com [Source type: General]

^ Jo De La Rosa and Slade Smiley, the spiciest couple in the OC since LC and ...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.De La Rosa was not included as a season 3 cast member[57] as she has moved to Los Angeles with a record contract from Immergent Records in tow and does not keep in touch with the other housewives.^ Jo de la Rosa (8) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That is, all the cast members but two: Slade Smiley and Jo De La Rosa.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jo De la Rosa .
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[58] .However, she makes cameo appearances at Keough's backyard cocktail party on the season 3 finale episode and the post-season 3 reunion episode.^ Arguably one of the most popular characters, former Playboy Playmate Jeana Keough, 54, will only appear for three episodes this season.
  • The original 'Housewives' return - CNN.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ In her fifth season, Jeana Keough is leaving The Real Housewives of Orange County and said her goodbyes on Thursday's episode.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County News - Topix 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County News - Topix 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ By editor@buddytv.com After four seasons and a couple of season 5 appearances, Jeana Keough is bidding farewell to The Real Housewives of Orange County tonight in the episode fittingly titled "It Ends in Coto De Caza."
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.She also appears in the season 4 finale, along with several housewives from seasons past.^ The season finale of The Real Housewives of Orange County airs on Tuesday.
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.De La Rosa and Slade were spun-off on a dating reality show following her pursuit of love and a music career in Los Angeles.^ Jo de la Rosa (8) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Slade is the ex-fiance of former Housewife Jo De La Rosa and also dated former cast member Lauri Waring Peterson.
  • The original 'Housewives' return - CNN.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ In the previous year the producer showed how Jo and Slade broke up and date other people.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[59][60][61][62] .On July 12, 2008, their spin-off, entitled, "Date My Ex: Jo & Slade," premiered on BravoTV.[63] Before the spin-off premiered, BravoTV aired a one episode special called, "Jo and Slade: The Break Up," on June 30, 2008 that recapped De La Rosa and Slade's romantic history and previewed their spin-off.^ Jo de la Rosa (8) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Date My Ex (10) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That is, all the cast members but two: Slade Smiley and Jo De La Rosa.
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[64]
De La Rosa released her first album, titled "Unscripted," on August 19, 2008.[65]
.In season 4, Rossi appears as an extra in De La Rosa's first music video with Slade[66] as the video's producer.^ Jo de la Rosa (8) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jo De la Rosa .
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^ Jo De La Rosa and Slade Smiley, the spiciest couple in the OC since LC and ...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

De La Rosa was recently seen working as a bartender at Twelve and Highland in Manhattan Beach, CA
.According to De La Rosa's website, she is currently working on her sophomore album.^ Jo de la Rosa (8) .
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jo De La Rosa and Slade Smiley, the spiciest couple in the OC since LC and ...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That is, all the cast members but two: Slade Smiley and Jo De La Rosa.
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Quinn Fry

(mid-Season 3; guest appearances in Seasons 4 and 5)
.Fry joined the cast mid-season 3 on December 11, 2007, by answering a casting call advertisement in a local newspaper.^ But the show is leaving behind season-three cast members Tammy Knickerbocker and Quinn Fry.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Quinn Fry, who is an Internet marketing manager and managing editor of an Orange County-based entertainment website, is joining the cast.
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^ Tamra joined the cast of "Real Housewives" last year during season three.
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She was born in 1955 in Fort Knox, Kentucky, where her father was stationed in the military. Married twice before and now single, she lives in San Clemente. .She has two children, one from each of her marriages: Shannon (31 at the time, a Eureka resident) and Colin.^ I think those two have dyed their hair one too many times.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Colin lives with Fry and attended San Clemente High School as a senior at the time.^ I know you mentioned you lived on the East Coast.Is your maiden name Colee and did you attend Frank W. Cox High School?
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[67] .She works as an internet marketing manager and managing editor of an Orange County-based lifestyle and entertainment website and has also appeared as an on-air personality for the Cox Communications cable program, OC Lifestyle.^ Quinn Fry, who is an Internet marketing manager and managing editor of an Orange County-based entertainment website, is joining the cast.
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^ This is very entertaining, but it is not representive of a real housewife, none of them, New York, Orange County, etc.
  • 'Real Housewives': Real Hot | The Wrap 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.thewrap.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives .
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[68]
She is portrayed as a "cougar" as she is casually seeing a 26-year old named Jared and she comments that "I love having a younger man in my life." However, a liaison with a golf pro in his forties, named Billy, is the relationship that Fry more seriously pursues. .The other housewives meet her for the first time at a Mission Viejo restaurant where they immediately ask Fry a number of personal questions, such as, her age (52 at the time) and the name of her plastic surgeon.^ I do like Kim because it takes a lot of nerve to stand up to the other housewives especially being the only caucasian person on the show.
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^ At first I thought the other housewives were ganging up on Kim.
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^ It’s a great opportunity to chat LIVE with NeNe, ask her questions and tell her your thoughts about her and the other housewives.
  • "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" should watch out for "The Real Housewives of Lancaster County" | A Blog for Busy Moms - MOMania 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.At this meet-and-greet, she calls the other housewives "catty"[69] in response to their derisive comments after being introduced to Jared.^ Your marriage seems MUCH BETTER than any of the other housewives and the two of you really seem to enjoy being together.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The hotel where the party was being held did not call the cops that night and neither did the other guy ...
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^ Bloggers and those who comment on message boards have already had a field day, calling her a gold-digger and questioning how she got on the show, which is supposed to be about housewives.
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For example, Barney comments in her camera confessional about Fry dating Jared that "I think if you're super hot like Demi Moore you can get away with it, but that's not the case."
As a devout Christian, Fry's debut season chronicles her search for a committed relationship that will lead to marriage. She struggles to balance her self-purported "sensual" side with her religious conviction that she is meant to be married. .She describes her most recent relationship with a man that she lived with for three years as a waste of time because he was simply not interested in being married.^ Which means, for those statistically inclined, you have three and a half times as many 15-19 year olds having babies in Mississippi as you do in New Hampshire.
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^ You have a true love for life and can appreciate it more than most simply because of your experiences with Jeff.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I've visited NJ many times because my aunt lived there for almost 40+ years (before that it was Long Island).
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

.At the end of season 3, Fry breaks up with Billy because he could not even call her his girlfriend let alone marry her.^ I texted her the day of the party to see if there was anything I could do to help with the set up because I knew she was worried about it being perfect — which it was!
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Should he "come out" let him, let him, and girlfriend when he does, you say nothing because it is nobody's business.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I am looking forward to their conjured-up fights and fake smiles because in the end, its what keeps me watching!
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Fry leaves the cast after the end of season 3, but attends a party Keough gives during the premiere episode of season 4. She keeps in touch with Keough calling her the "glue that keeps the Housewives together" and describes her as the "peacekeeper."^ We had so much fun at the end of the season party.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But the show is leaving behind season-three cast members Tammy Knickerbocker and Quinn Fry.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Episode 304 All the housewives have dinner together; Vicki and Jeana are in week six of boot camp; Tamra gets...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show Seasons and Episode Guide | Fancast 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fancast.com [Source type: General]

.At Keough's invitation, Fry plans to attend a "Housewives" function to reunite with Gunvalson, Keough, and Knickerbocker.^ From left, Gretchen Rossi, Lauri (Waring) Peterson, Vicki Gunvalson, Jeana Keough, and Tamra Barney are this season's cast of "The Real Housewives of Orange County."
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However, she describes Waring as a "fake" and classifies Barney similarly[70], stating that they smile when the cameras are on but are completely different when she sees them on the street. She makes a party appearance in season 5.

Jeana Keough

(Season 1 to mid-Season 5)[71][72]
.Jeana Keough (born September 18, 1955) is a 54-year old former Playboy Playmate of the Month (November 1980, under the name Jeana Tomasino) and actress (featured in the 1981 film History of the World, Part 1 and in the 1982 movie Beach Girls) from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.^ Are you a 12 year old girl?
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^ She then tells us how she had her 21-year-old son, Ryan, when she was only 18.
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

She currently works as a realtor. .In season 3, she legally separated from her second husband, Matt Keough, with whom she has three children: Shane, Kara,[73] and Colton.^ Shane's playing minor league baseball, Kara is a sophomore at UC Berkeley, and Colton is in high school, getting his driver's license.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jeana's kids - Shane, 22, Kara, 20 and Colton, 16 - are growing up fast but seem pretty grounded.
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^ Jeana is separated from her husband, Matt, a second-generation Major League Baseball player.
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.Matt is a former major league pitcher[74] for the Oakland A's and several other major league teams.^ Jeana is separated from her husband, Matt, a second-generation Major League Baseball player.
  • O.C. housewives return for season four | real housewives season four preview - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

He is currently employed as an executive with the Oakland A's.
Keough often described her experience as a mother as tough and her children are often seen battling with one another over the usual sibling rivalries and the not so usual sibling rivalries, such as, who has the newer BMW. Kara talks on-air about her family dynamic by saying, "We show our love by buying each other things."[75][76] During both seasons 1 and 2, Keough explained that Matt was often out of town on business which left her as the primary parent and disciplinarian to her three children which resulted in a very hectic household. Part of this absence can be attributed to Matt serving time in jail for a drunk driving accident in which he hit a bicyclist[77][78]. .Season 2 continued to document Keough's marital struggle and one of her closing statements is that "We have four houses, he [Matt] can choose one."^ The Real Housewives of Orange County: Jeana Keough Struggling with Housing Woes .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Boxxet 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In season 3, Keough's Coto family has gotten smaller as she and Matt have legally separated and Colton is the only child living consistently at home.^ Vicki, yet another blonde, has some serious control issues and has just purchased a second home in Coto de Caza that is -gasp- smaller than the one she lives in now.
  • Orange County - Navel Gazing - The "Real" Housewives of Orange County 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.ocweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Flash over to Jeana Keough , at home in Coto de Caza.
  • Preview of the season premiere of ‘Real Housewives of O.C.’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Shane plays minor league baseball out of state and Kara (a former child actor) prepares to attend UC Berkeley[79][80] in Northern California.^ Karas dad and Shane cant make it because theyre at Shanes baseball training.
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^ Funny how that works Jeanas really excited that her oldest son, Shane, finally got off of medical release so he can truly begin his career as a minor league baseball player.
  • Auditiongasm Fall - Real Housewives of Orange County - by Jenna - TVgasm Forums 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC forums.tvgasm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Do you mean Tamara's pathetic closeted gay son, or Jeanna's failure at minor league baseball son?
  • The Real Housewives Of OC Reunion: Gretchen Outed? | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

In prior seasons, Colton was depicted as the reasonable, obedient, down-to-earth child with Keough describing him as her "golden child." However, this season shows Colton defying his mother, Coto HOA rules and traffic laws; with Keough now saying that she doesn't trust Colton alone and she really wants to keep a closer eye on him.
.Keough explores the dating scene in season 3 explaining to friends that she and Matt did not have a real marriage, just a relationship that used to be based on a strong physical and sexual attraction.^ Those reality shows ruins marriages and relationships!
  • REPORT: Bravo Wants KOBE'S WIFE To Join The Cast Of Real Housewives Of ORANGE COUNTY!! - MediaTakeOut.com™ 2009 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.mediatakeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What a pair of biotches with a capital B! I really did expect more from Vickie based on earlier episodes.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Southern Belle I am happily married to the man of my dreams, just as your relationship was not (at least at first physical attration)neither was mine.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

According to Keough, Matt does not really like or love her; they got caught up in the sex at first, then the children came along and they just got on with the "business of marriage." She continues to explain that when she gained weight he, being an athlete, could not understand and so stopped being "nice" to her.
.In the opening scenes of season 4, Keough and Matt still live in the same house with Keough explaining that she takes in all types of people into her house, "why wouldn't she let the father of her children live in her home."^ All people are doing is stereo typing.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

^ We teach our children that only the newly rich people from uneducated families talk about their money or houses or cars or neighborhoods and that it is just ‘bad manners’.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

^ November 6th, 2009 at 1:30 am candy Says: My god… there is a lot of ignorant people on here that live in a glass house.
  • The Real Bullet of Orange County - Nik Richie + Dirty Army intel, opinions, gossip, satire, and celebrities 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC thedirty.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Despite their close living quarters, Keough asserts that she and Matt are definitely separated and she has just redecorated her master bedroom for thousands and thousands of dollars as a show of her independence. .With Shane[81] and Kara living in different cities, Colton remains the only child living with her and Keough relies on family friend "Uncle Richie" to act as a father figure for him (such as helping Colton get ready for prom).^ The man-child will only have the extreme left-wing and the media to provide cover for him.
  • Michelle Malkin : The Real Housewives of Crook County - Townhall.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC townhall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.With the downturn of the real estate market, and California particularly hard hit, a portion of Keough's season 4 storyline depicts how the market lows and the current recession has affected Keough's occupation as a high-end realtor[82][83][84].^ The links to property supposedly owned by the husband of Alexis Bonilla and on the market on the Celebrity Real Estate News site show that the properties are owned by James C. Bonilla.
  • Real Talk Abounds on “Real Housewives of Orange County” : Bravo Fan - Bravo Fan – for all the latest news on Bravo original programming and its stars, from Top Chef to the Real Housewives 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.bravofan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It could have been out of respect for AJ's memory or even just because they had a chance to look and see how childish they really were in this season.
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It’s hard when REALITY hit fake, broke ***** F-List celebs.
  • When the Checks Stop Coming In: Real Housewives Of Atlanta Get Ganked | Bossip.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC bossip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The third episode of season 5 was Keough's last appearance as a regular on the show (She has made a later cameo appearance).^ I hope this is the last season because this show is getting so boring.
  • Old grievances and new faces in episode 5 of ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I hope you come back next season because you really were the one that made this show.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show Seasons and Episode Guide .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show Seasons and Episode Guide | Fancast 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fancast.com [Source type: General]

Tammy Knickerbocker

(Season 2 to Season 3; guest appearances in Seasons 4 and 5)
.Tammy Knickerbocker (born Leo), a 46-year-old single mother of three, joined the cast in season 2 at the recommendation of her close friend of over 15 years and then-housewife Jeana Keough.^ A friend of mine recommended me a HOT place *** MeetBoomer Com *** It's where you have chance to meet 40 plus mature single friends and rich baby boomer singles!
  • The Real Housewives Of OC Reunion: Gretchen Outed? | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Vegas Baby Lynne Curtin seeks her mother's advice on how to be a better parent; Jeana Keough travels back to...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show Seasons and Episode Guide | Fancast 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fancast.com [Source type: General]

^ Meanwhile, a double date includes Alexis Bellino, who joins the cast as a new housewife.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Television show - The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show - Yahoo! TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC ca.tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Knickerbocker's family includes her two daughters from her first marriage, Megan[85] and Lindsey, as well as a young son named Ryley from a recently ended relationship.^ Miss Thang is right - Vicki has the nicest kids - well the daughter seems nice, the son is growing out of that "douchey" stage I think...
  • The Real Housewives Of OC: Getting To Know Lynne | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She has a teenage daughter from her previous marriage and a 6-year-old son with her husband Chris, who owns wholesale apparel businesses and is brother to Caroline and Dina.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

.Her first marriage to Lou (who died of a heart attack at age 67 on April 24, 2007[86]) ended when he had an affair with his assistant and their lucrative business went bankrupt.^ She has a teenage daughter from her previous marriage and a 6-year-old son with her husband Chris, who owns wholesale apparel businesses and is brother to Caroline and Dina.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

.Her lifestyle has been "reduced" from being married and owning one of the largest houses in Coto de Caza to being single and renting a $1.3 million house in the community while her permanent Coto home undergoes renovations because of severe water damage.^ Flash over to Jeana Keough , at home in Coto de Caza.
  • Preview of the season premiere of ‘Real Housewives of O.C.’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ BRAVO It Ends in Coto De Caza .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Television show - The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show - Yahoo! TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC ca.tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Another twist to her storyline is that Ryley's father, Duff, works in Coto as Gunvalson's home office manager. Knickerbocker and Duff attempt to balance their "friends with benefits" relationship with raising their young son. In the end, however, Duff and Knickerbocker decide to end any romantic relationship. .Duff swears off the "crazy women of Coto de Caucausian" and Knickerbocker introduces the new man in her life to the other Housewives at Gunvalson's splashy end-of-summer barbecue party.^ It Ends in Coto De Caza Jeana says farewell to the OC Housewives after five seasons in order to concentrate on her...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show Seasons and Episode Guide | Fancast 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fancast.com [Source type: General]

^ I like this series and now that the other cities have their own housewives shows, these California women look practically like saints!
  • Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: The Real Housewives of Orange County - Season One 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ November 6th, 2009 at 2:53 am Lady Gaga’s Crazy Outfits, Gretchen Rossi and Other News Celebrity Gossip, Hollywood gossip, Entertainment News – Anything Hollywood Says: [...
  • The Real Bullet of Orange County - Nik Richie + Dirty Army intel, opinions, gossip, satire, and celebrities 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC thedirty.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Although Knickerbocker left the series at the end of season 3, she makes a cameo appearance at the end of season 4, when she attended a party with current and selected former housewives, and another appearance for a "bunko" party hosted by Tamra Barney.^ We had so much fun at the end of the season party.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It Ends in Coto De Caza Jeana says farewell to the OC Housewives after five seasons in order to concentrate on her...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show Seasons and Episode Guide | Fancast 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fancast.com [Source type: General]

^ Meanwhile, in Ladera Ranch, Tamra Barney is hosting a red-carpet, paparazzi party for her daughter, Sidney , who’s finishing her theater class.
  • Preview of the season premiere of ‘Real Housewives of O.C.’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Lauri Waring Peterson

(Season 1 to mid-Season 4)
.Lauri Waring Peterson (born Scorpio) in season 1, Waring was a multiple-divorced single mother who used to live in a grand house with maid service in neighboring Dove Canyon with her ex-husband, but in the aftermath of her latest divorce had to downsize to a smaller townhouse outside the gates in Ladera Ranch.^ Also heard the Laurie Waring Peterson is about to jump ship cuz her little Georgie is almost broke?
  • The Real Housewives Of OC Reunion: Gretchen Outed? | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Meanwhile, in Ladera Ranch, Tamra Barney is hosting a red-carpet, paparazzi party for her daughter, Sidney , who’s finishing her theater class.
  • Preview of the season premiere of ‘Real Housewives of O.C.’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Viewer You are so sweet and I think that the others are just so jealous of you because you're beautiful and you have a great husband who you live a good life with.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Her family included Ashley, Josh and Sophie.
.Although 46 at the time (and 49 now), Waring, a former model, still attended parties at Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion, though she was quick to point out she was never a Playboy bunny.^ Jacqueline Laurita: A former cosmetologist, she is now a stay-at-home mom, but still loves to pamper herself.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

^ Now it’s time to hear from Donn: “We kind of agreed to just kind of mellow out and enjoy our time together.
  • Preview of the season premiere of ‘Real Housewives of O.C.’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Later, all the girls, including some that are just turning 18, all primp up and head off to a party at the Playboy mansion.
  • Orange County - Navel Gazing - The "Real" Housewives of Orange County 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.ocweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

To make ends meet, she worked in Gunvalson's home insurance office. .Her daughter Ashley moved back home to escape the difficulties of paying her own bills and her son Josh spent time in juvenile detention.^ So, Gretchen...what is the REAL TRUE STORY? We viewers cannot get back the time we spent watching you.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There are tons of people out there who work 10 times as hard and can't pay their bills, and they just take it for granted.
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She has a teenage daughter from her previous marriage and a 6-year-old son with her husband Chris, who owns wholesale apparel businesses and is brother to Caroline and Dina.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

.In season 1, Waring struggled with the adjustment from her former affluent lifestyle provided by yet another wealthy husband to a more modest standard of living on her own.^ Like everybody havent lied or used somebody or got wild at one point or another in their own lives.
  • The Real Bullet of Orange County - Nik Richie + Dirty Army intel, opinions, gossip, satire, and celebrities 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC thedirty.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Lisa she has nothing when a woman doesn’t have their own kids she isn’t raising them for what ever reason, and you have kids with another manband trying to have more…uhhhg .
  • When the Checks Stop Coming In: Real Housewives Of Atlanta Get Ganked | Bossip.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC bossip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She was out of the country when her daughter(apparently not by George but by another former husband?
  • Real Housewives of Orange County (BRAVO) season two - Gossip Rocks Forum 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.She has said that she has gone from being poor to being rich to being poor again, and that "having money is easier."^ Poor are rich, we were all pushed out of a vagina and carried in the stomach of a woman, sperm help to make us living breathing beings.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

However, her perception of "poor" still includes her purchase of jewelry valued for thousands of dollars during a private shopping excursion with the housewives. .During Season 1, Gunvalson hired Waring into her home-based insurance company, however by season 2, after forming a relationship with a rich land developer, Waring appears to have a less active role in Gunvalson's insurance company and by season 3, Waring never appears working with Gunvalson or in the insurance business.^ Davis and Rezko would eventually go into business together, developing homes.
  • Michelle Malkin : The Real Housewives of Crook County - Townhall.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC townhall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.During season 2, Waring became engaged on Lake Como to a wealthy real estate and land developer, George Peterson[87].^ [Spokesman Bill] Burton said Obama wanted Rezko's opinion of the property because Rezko was a real-estate developer in the area.
  • Michelle Malkin : The Real Housewives of Crook County - Townhall.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC townhall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Season 2 focused on Waring's relationship with George and the financial improvements to her lifestyle that this upwardly mobile relationship provides her and her children. Waring identifies herself as a Republican (although she is unable to define what that means to her) and attends a Republican Party fundraiser as part of George's social obligations.
By season 3, Waring, Ashley and Sophie have moved in with George into his home in San Juan Capistrano. She is shown planning her expensive third wedding and riding horses at George's ranch. .After leaving rehab, Josh moved into Waring's Ladera Ranch townhouse with Ashley, however, Waring purports that Josh broke a number of "house rules" and she evicted him.^ Now this "non-son" has to move back into his house!
  • Orange County - Navel Gazing - The "Real" Housewives of Orange County 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.ocweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[88] After leaving his mother's townhouse, Josh moved in with George's ex-wife, Gina.[89][90] Josh doesn't appear in the credits as part of Waring's family and Waring has alluded that she doesn't see him anymore.[91] .Despite the appearance of numerous children from George's former marriage and Waring's repeated commentary about their "modern Brady Bunch family" in season 2, only one daughter, McKenzie (18), appears to live with George and Waring during season 3. The season 3 finale[92] included an extended psychotherapy session attended by Waring and Josh where they achieved resolution in their conflicted mother-son relationship.^ In last nights season finale, for example, Vicki continued to have a difficult time with her empty nest, a week after her disastrous surprise visit to her son at college.

^ We teach our children that only the newly rich people from uneducated families talk about their money or houses or cars or neighborhoods and that it is just ‘bad manners’.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

^ Mar 18, 2009 @ 06:29 am Anonymous said: When I think of Jersey (I live outside of Philly, Jersey is about a 30 min drive from my house, I have tons of family that live there) I dont think of The Sopranos Jersey.
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

.Josh ends up being included in his mother's lavish wedding ceremony[93] as his grandmother's escort down the marital aisle.^ Josh, if you read this please dont give up on being happy, you are in our thoughts and prayers and we sure miss your face in the neighbourhood.
  • Real Housewives of Orange County (BRAVO) season two - Gossip Rocks Forum 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In season 4, Waring makes a brief appearance with the other housewives as they enjoy massages, facials, manicures and pedicures at a high-end Los Angeles day spa.^ Your marriage seems MUCH BETTER than any of the other housewives and the two of you really seem to enjoy being together.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I was sure they'd be at each other's throats after watching the arguments they had this season.
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It will be interesting to see who they cast and how they portray the high life here, but I imagine it will be as trashy as all the other versions.
  • "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" should watch out for "The Real Housewives of Lancaster County" | A Blog for Busy Moms - MOMania 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

While the other housewives bond and leisurely enjoy spa treatments, Waring leaves early to attend a family function with George. Gunvalson comments that Waring used to be a close friend but not since she married George and says that, "It's sad." .As the season progresses, it is apparent that Waring interacts very sporadically with the other housewives saying that her focus and attention is with George and her family.^ It Ends in Coto De Caza Jeana says farewell to the OC Housewives after five seasons in order to concentrate on her...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show Seasons and Episode Guide | Fancast 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fancast.com [Source type: General]

^ November 9th, 2009 9:09 pm ET Overall I was very disappointed with the housewives this season.
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Slade is very generous to Jo on her birthday; Lauri and George take the family to Hawaii; Shane...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show Seasons and Episode Guide | Fancast 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fancast.com [Source type: General]

December 9, 2008 marked the departure of Waring from the show to focus her attention on her family and their difficulties, specifically citing Josh's spiral into heroin addiction.[94][95] Prior to the start of season 4, in June 2008, Josh was charged with two felony counts of possession and intent to sell heroin and ecstasy, one misdemeanor count of unauthorized possession of a hypodermic needle, and being under the influence of heroin. He has subsequently been sentenced to 240 days in jail.[96][97][98]
After officially leaving the cast during season 4, Waring makes a subsequent season 4 appearance at a tête à tête lunch in Laguna Beach with Barney. .Barney fills Waring in with all this season's gossip and admits that the Housewives get extremely catty when they're all together.^ Episode 304 All the housewives have dinner together; Vicki and Jeana are in week six of boot camp; Tamra gets...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show Seasons and Episode Guide | Fancast 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.fancast.com [Source type: General]

^ They're all a bunch of self-absorbed assholes just in different ways.
  • The Real Housewives Of OC Reunion: Gretchen Outed? | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Is it really that big of a deal if they’re all as rich as they are claiming.
  • When the Checks Stop Coming In: Real Housewives Of Atlanta Get Ganked | Bossip.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC bossip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Waring says that while she misses all the girls and will be back soon, she doesn't miss the drama.^ I would have told them both including Miss soon to be ex to mind their business, because they all have enough to keep them busy.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.However, she does enjoy dishing with Barney about Keough only having "one" friend and mocks Gunvalson about how she "owns" Lake Havasu.^ They are all likeable in their own way, however, I see how very insecure they are and how they easily judge and put down you in order to elevate themselves.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I read something about only one of them being born and raised in New Jersey?
  • The Real Housewives Of... NEW JERSEY!!! | ImNotObsessed.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: General]

^ Am I the only one bothered by the fact that the bitch is always complaining about how much stress she's under from taking care of her ailing sugar daddy?
  • The Real Housewives Of OC: Getting To Know Lynne | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Waring makes an additional season 4 appearance at the reunion show providing updates on Josh's condition and discloses that she has drifted away from her former castmates and these friendships.^ Making A Difference What has Gretchen been up to since OC's explosive reunion show?
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ All I can say is I enjoyed these ladies and I was glad to see them get their acts together at the least for the reunion show.
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But because I think she would make an interesting addition to the show.
  • REPORT: Bravo Wants KOBE'S WIFE To Join The Cast Of Real Housewives Of ORANGE COUNTY!! - MediaTakeOut.com™ 2009 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.mediatakeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Waring also previewed her first book which will be a behind-the-scene perspective of her participation as a "Real Housewives..."^ In Niccolò Machiavelli's, The Prince, the main, but unintended, point of his book, written in 1505 and published in 1515, was that real power is held by those behind the leader, not the leader.
  • Michelle Malkin : The Real Housewives of Crook County - Townhall.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC townhall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Check out the Real Housewives of Orange County Season 4 Reunion comic book!
  • The Real Housewives Of OC Reunion: Gretchen Outed? | Dlisted 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC www.dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Greetings, folks, and welcome back to another exhilarating preview of “ The Real Housewives of Orange County “ !
  • Preview of the season premiere of ‘Real Housewives of O.C.’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

cast member.

Series Overview

Season Episodes Season Premiere Season Finale
1 8 March 21, 2006 May 9, 2006
2 10 January 16, 2007 March 20, 2007
3 12 November 6, 2007 January 29, 2008
4 15 November 25, 2008 February 24, 2009
5 17 November 5, 2009 March 11, 2010

Episode guide

Season 1

Ep # Title Airdate
1 "Episode 1" March 21, 2006 (2006-03-21)
Shane is nervous about high school graduating and the pressure of making it big in baseball as his father did; Kimberly discusses the option of breast implants; Jo begins to deal with her being engaged to an older, richer man. 
2 "Episode 2" March 28, 2006 (2006-03-28)
Shane is hired by Jo to hunt rabbits that are invading the neighborhood: Kimberly is being pressured into upgrading her car; and Vicki gets pretty wild on a cruise. 
3 "Episode 3" April 4, 2006 (2006-04-04)
Shane is in Arizona visiting a college; Kara passes the time by spending money; and Vicki and Lauri get Botox treatments. 
4 "Episode 4" April 11, 2006 (2006-04-11)
Kimberly and Scott go house hunting with Jeane; Shane takes a liking to Jo; Lauri has problems with her 16 year old son; and Vicki and her husband have an argument over Briana. 
5 "Episode 5" April 18, 2006 (2006-04-18)
Jo is having problems taking care of the house. Josh gets out of juvenile hall. Vicki's husband is working on a house flip. Colton breaks his hand. 
6 "Episode 6" April 25, 2006 (2006-04-25)
Slade's parents come visiting; Vicki attends her high school reunion; and Kimberly is awaiting news from her doctor. 
7 "The Finale" May 2, 2006 (2006-05-02)
Jo and Slade continue to have problems; Shane prepares to leave for college. 
8 "Reunion" May 9, 2006 (2006-05-09)
The five women reunite to tell their stories and reflect on the show. 

Season 2

Ep # Title Airdate
1 "The Housewives are Back!" January 16, 2007 (2007-01-16)
The ladies return for the second season premiere, and with Kimberly gone a new housewife moves in. 
2 "Episode 202" January 23, 2007 (2007-01-23)
Vicki drives her family, friends and co-workers insane as she preps for a relaxing two-week cruise to Europe. 
3 "Episode 203" January 30, 2007 (2007-01-30)
Lauri buys a conservative black dress to go to a Republican fund raiser at the swanky St. Regis Hotel. 
4 "Episode 204" February 6, 2007 (2007-02-06)
Unresolved tension between Jo and Lauri stemming from Lauri's relationship with Slade comes to a head. 
5 "Episode 205" February 13, 2007 (2007-02-13)
Jeana welcomes a strange houseguest into her home when Shane invites a girl he met on the Internet to come spend a few days with them. 
6 "Episode 206" February 20, 2007 (2007-02-20)
Jo has her first studio taping and needs something strong to get her through... Lauri get a surprise herself when she comes out of a photo shot and will her new business fail after all...Vicki is jealous and girl's night out is a little more than cooking...Tammy leave town for the weekend and her daughter has party but what does it take to pull it off and oh does mom find out?...And will anyone ever buy a horse for Tammy's girls again? 
7 "Episode 207" February 27, 2007 (2007-02-27)
.Colton and Kara prepare for the new school year by buying new clothes, while Jeane hires a dog trainer to tame their dogs, who are still out of control.^ Last year I loved NeNe, I do still like her but she seemed a little jealous that Kim was doing what she set out to do record a record.
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I am so sorry for those two jealous 40 year old women who talked so bad about you through out the show.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Jo tells Slade she's moving to L.A. Tammy, tired of being single, starts dating once again.^ In the previous year the producer showed how Jo and Slade broke up and date other people.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Finally would you consider approaching Bravo and doing similar show that Jo did with Slade in which you meet various people to date.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The ladies, excluding Jo, visit an astrologer and are amazed how accurate their readings are. 
8 "Episode 208" March 6, 2007 (2007-03-06)
.It is Jeana's birthday and no husband but Vicki's husband Don comes at least.^ Stay sweet and don't be fooled by them so called friends....You are better of with Jeana and Lynn....at least they have somewhat of a heart!
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.And the rest of the Orange County girls are not pleased with Jeana's husband.^ The Real Housewives of Orange County - Glitter Girl Launch Party .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - AT&T Entertainment 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

^ The Real Housewives of Orange County - Jeana's Hometown .
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - AT&T Entertainment 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

^ The Real Housewives of Orange County - Goodbye Jeana!
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - AT&T Entertainment 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

.Jo has a big meeting with a record company about her first single, does Slade make a fuss?^ I guess when you're making your money on illegal land deals like Reid does, who cares about the stock market huh?
  • Michelle Malkin : The Real Housewives of Crook County - Townhall.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC townhall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

And does she get naked for the photo shoot Slade sets up? .The teens of Orange County are 'Angels' for Tammy's ex husband's new sport drink but are they really all Angels?^ Lynne - Youve really taken alot of abuse from the orange county women.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Lauren's Mom Lynne, Simply put; you have all the class in Orange county.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Lynne Curtin - OC Initiation | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC iphone.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Post Reply Gayle says: November 7, 2009 at 8:45 am All these women, whether they are OC or Atlanta or New Jersey are a disgrace of womenhood.
  • Preview of the season premiere of ‘Real Housewives of O.C.’ - Pedro and the Watcher : The Orange County Register 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC pedrowatcher.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Tammy and Duff to be or not to be, Duff is jealous of whom? 
9 "Season 2 Finale" March 13, 2007 (2007-03-13)
Jo gets dumped by her jack ass boyfriend slade? But Lauri gets a ring and does her business fail? And what will happen with Jeana and her husband? Leave it to the Girls of Orange County to make the season finale exciting and worth a million dollars.Lauris son Josh moves into the town house next season but "breaks house rules"and is kicked out and then moved into Lauris new husbands ex-wifes house 
10 "Real Housewives Confess: A Watch What Happens Special" March 20, 2007 (2007-03-20)
The housewives get together to discuss Season 2 and update us on the recent events from behind the scenes. 

Season 3

Ep # Title Airdate
1 "Behind The Orange Curtain" November 6, 2007 (2007-11-06)
Vicki gives Briana a new car; Lauri is busy with wedding plans; Tammy and her daughters experience a tragedy; Kara graduates from high school. 
2 "My Baby is All Grown Up" November 13, 2007 (2007-11-13)
Vicki and Jeana make a pact to get in shape; Vicki has buyer's remorse after buying a smaller home; the Keoughs leave for northern California. 
3 "Girls Gone Wild" November 20, 2007 (2007-11-20)
McKenzie, Lindsey, Megan and Ashley head to South Beach, Miami; Vicki and Donn host a weekend at their vacation home; tensions build between Simon and Ryan putting Tamra in the middle. 
4 "Pantry Raid!" November 27, 2007 (2007-11-27)
All the housewives have dinner together; Vicki and Jeana are in week six of boot camp; Tamra gets Botox and goes clubbing with her husband and son. 
5 "Rebels Without a Cause" December 4, 2007 (2007-12-04)
Vicki visits her daughter Briana and discusses her future with Colby; A booze cruise turns ugly; Tamra has regrets about her son. 
6 "The Boys of Summer" December 11, 2007 (2007-12-11)
Lauri and Ashley discuss wedding plans over lunch; Michael begins an internship in Seattle; Jeana and Colton travel to Vancouver to watch Shane play minor league baseball; Tamra's business leaves little time for her husband. 
7 "Moving Violations" December 18, 2007 (2007-12-18)
The housewives head to San Diego for time together; a conflict between Jeana and Vicki threatens their friendship; Lauri travels to Oklahoma to spend time with Sophie. 
8 "Family Vacation" January 1, 2008 (2008-01-01)
Lauri and George plan a family vacation; Vicki invites Jeana and her children on their family vacation; Tamra struggles to find time with Simon. 
9 "Frienemies" January 8, 2008 (2008-01-08)
Vicki berates Jeana; Lauri asks her daughter to be her Maid of Honor; Quinn tries to force Billy to commit; Tamra helps Ryan move out of her house. 
10 "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" January 15, 2008 (2008-01-15)
Tamra celebrates her 40th birthday aboard Simon's new yacht; Jeana contemplates divorce; Quinn and Billy have different ideas about their relationship. 
11 "Here Comes The Bride" January 22, 2008 (2008-01-22)
In the season 3 finale, the ladies celebrate Lauri's wedding. 
12 "Real Housewives Confess: A Watch What Happens Special" January 29, 2008 (2008-01-29)
All six of the Housewives of season 3 reunite for a sit and tell. 

Season 4

Ep # Title Airdate
1 "Are They For Real?" November 25, 2008 (2008-11-25)
The housewives are back for more drama. This week, Tamra proves that her boobs are real, and now with Quinn and Tammy gone, Gretchen moves in. 
2 "Hold On To Your Daddies" December 2, 2008 (2008-12-02)
Troubles occur in Vicki's marriage after an explosive dinner. Tamra doesn't take a liking to Gretchen, and talks about her to the other housewives. 
3 "Love Tanks" December 9, 2008 (2008-12-09)
Gretchen goes with her fiance Jeff to the Indy 500 and gets the VIP treatment as she gets to ride around the track. .Vicki's marriage continues its downward spiral when she and Don accompany Tamra and her husband on a romantic trip to Napa.^ PLEASE, PLEASE, don't let nasty, jealous, misserable rats like Vicki and Tamra break your spirit.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Just keep your head up and don't worry about jealous idiots like Tamra and Vicki.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If their husband's were sick Vicki would be in her office and Tamra would be out having sex with the next penis in line...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Lauri makes the choice to leave the show. 
4 "You Just Don't Get It" December 16, 2008 (2008-12-16)
Briana is nervous when her family considers buying an expensive yacht. .Meanwhile, Gretchen throws a "risque" party without her fiance.^ Gretchen throws a tanning party and things get raunchy.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - AT&T Entertainment 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

Finally, Lynne joins the cast of the Real Housewives of Orange County and causes trouble. 
5 "120 In The Shade" December 23, 2008 (2008-12-23)
The Housewives head out for a fourth of July party, and fireworks happen on and off the screen. 
6 "Cut!" December 30, 2008 (2008-12-30)
Lynne's daughter acts selfishly when planning her expensive birthday party, the housewives get together for a dinner, and things go wrong as Tamra brings drama to the table. 
7 "And They're Off..." January 6, 2009 (2009-01-06)
Drama and tensions flare at the racetrack when one of the Housewives makes an extremely rude comment toward the others. 
8 "Naked Wasted" January 13, 2009 (2009-01-13)
.Gretchen struggles to continue caring for her sick fiance, while Vicki heads out to Chicago.^ If their husband's were sick Vicki would be in her office and Tamra would be out having sex with the next penis in line...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Tamra and Vicki plot to get revenge on Gretchen at a dinner party. 
9 "Why Are You Being So Mean To Me?" January 20, 2009 (2009-01-20)
Gretchen's drunken behavior causes tension with the group. Meanwhile, Lynne has huge success with her jewelry business despite reservations from others. 
10 "The Girls Want to Come Out and Play" January 27, 2009 (2009-01-27)
Jeana and Vicki plan a road trip, but Jeana brings along a friend and upsets Vicki. 
11 "Vegas Baby" February 3, 2009 (2009-02-03)
.The Housewives all head out to the city of sin for a weekend of fun.^ The wives are in Sin City and the claws come out!
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - AT&T Entertainment 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

Fortunately, Gretchen's fiance is released from the hospital. 
12 "Who's Your Daddy?" February 10, 2009 (2009-02-10)
.Vicki launches her L.I.F.E. with Vicki cruise and is thrilled to get so much attention from her colleagues, but is frustrated when she can't seem to get any props from her own family.^ The rest of them spend so much time "blowing their own horns" for attention of any kind.
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Jeana and her daughter, Kara, drive to up to Berkeley to move Kara into her apartment. They find themselves strangers among the "bums" and "hippies." .Tamra visits her dad in Iowa and puts it all on the line, spilling her heart out to her estranged father.^ If their husband's were sick Vicki would be in her office and Tamra would be out having sex with the next penis in line...
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There was no reason for her to put your business out there at the reunion at all!
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Gretchen does Dallas, reuniting with her four best friends from college. .Lynne and her husband, Frank, take a romantic getaway to San Diego leaving their teenage daughters, Raquel and Alexa, home...^ As for Gretchen, she takes Lynne s daughter Alexa shopping.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Television show - The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show - Yahoo! TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC ca.tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Also: Vicki throws a barbecue bash; Gretchen visits her late fiancé s children in Michigan; Lynne takes root in her new Laguna Beach home.
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^ Frank takes Alexa out for a driving lesson.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - AT&T Entertainment 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

with Grandma. 
13 "Bling Bling" February 17, 2009 (2009-02-17)
.In the Season 4 finale, Lynne forces her daughter to try and get a job.^ Last year, Lynne's daughter got a BMW and this year, she'll get a nose job.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - AT&T Entertainment 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

Meanwhile, the Housewives throw an end of the summer party for everyone. 
14 "Real Housewives Confess: A Watch What Happens Special" February 24, 2009 (2009-02-24)
.Andy Cohen reunites the Real Housewives of Orange County for another installment of their reunion series.^ Cable television introduced us to "The Real Housewives of Orange County" -- an estrogen-infused reality show featuring a coven of conniving and ambitious women living pampered lives in Southern California.
  • Michelle Malkin : The Real Housewives of Crook County - Townhall.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC townhall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The real housewives of Crook County definitively disprove the theory.
  • Michelle Malkin : The Real Housewives of Crook County - Townhall.com 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC townhall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Hell, all the housewives, Orange County and the rest of them are rich and full of drama.
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Lauri returns for the reunion and tells us where she and her family stand. And talk about Jeff's death. 
15 "The Lost Footage" June 11, 2009 (2009-06-11)
Bravo offers up an exclusive look at previously unaired footage from the Real Housewives of Orange County Season 4. 

Season 5

Ep # Title Airdate
1 "When Times Get Tough, The Tough Get Blonder!" November 5, 2009 (2009-11-05)
.Everyone is on edge as the ladies come together to support Lynne Curtin's private jewelry show.^ All I can say is I enjoyed these ladies and I was glad to see them get their acts together at the least for the reunion show.
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tamra, Alexis, Vicki, Lynne, and Gretchen all come together for lunch.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - AT&T Entertainment 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

^ Brandy You are the classiest woman to ever have come on that show and everyone including Tamara and vikki know it!
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - Blogs - Gretchen Rossi - O.C. Soap Opera | Bravo TV Official Site 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC video.bravotv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Though both Tamra and Gretchen vow to get along, it doesn't take long for the name-calling and insult-hurling to get under way. 
2 "Friends, Enemies and Husbands" November 12, 2009 (2009-11-12)
Lynne's showing comes to a halt; a fight between Tamra and Gretchen forces the women to choose sides. 
3 "It Ends in Coto de Caza" November 19, 2009 (2009-11-19)
Jeana Keough makes the gut-wrenching decision to pull back from spending so much time with the Housewives in order to concentrate more on her real estate business, which is struggling in a sagging economy; Alexis Bellino joins the cast of the Housewives. 
4 "It's All About Choices" December 3, 2009 (2009-12-03)
Briana recovers from her breakup; Simon and Tamra attend a barbecue at the Gunvalsons; Gretchen flies to Michigan; Lynne settles into her new home. 
5 "Friends, Facelifts and Florida" December 10, 2009 (2009-12-10)
Vicki schemes to surprise Donn for their anniversary; Alexis brings the twins for a mani/pedi; Lynne undergoes a face-lift; Tamra shows her first house in several years. 
6 "All Girls Weekend" December 17, 2009 (2009-12-17)
.Vicki invites the housewives to a weekend in Florida, but there is tension when Alexis and Tamra invite Jim and Simon.^ Tamra, Simon, Gretchen, Slade, Alexis and Jim talk about Vicki.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County - AT&T Entertainment 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC entertainment.att.net [Source type: General]

^ Elsewhere, Tamra and Simon reminisce about their recent Florida trip, but an argument erupts over Gretchen.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Television show - The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show - Yahoo! TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC ca.tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The women prep, pack and proceed to their weekend in Florida---but trip planner Vicki worries that t… more The women prep, pack and proceed to their weekend in Florida---but trip planner Vicki worries that the men in their lives will crash their all-female jaunt.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Television show - The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show - Yahoo! TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC ca.tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Slade surprises Gretchen by arriving, also causing Vicki to alienate herself from the group. 
7 "Love and War" January 7, 2010 (2010-01-07)
Vicki has a romantic surprise for Donn; Alexis prepares her children for church; Tamra considers letting Gretchen into her life; Lynne allows Gretchen to take Alexa shopping. 
8 "Let Bygones, Be Bygones" January 14, 2010 (2010-01-14)
Lynne confronts Gretchen about overstepping her boundaries with Alexa; Vicki invites all of the housewives to a "girls only" slumber party at her house; Vicki invites a psychic to do readings where Tamra seeks guidance on her relationship with Ryan; The housewives decide to teepee Jeana's house. 
9 "No Boundaries" January 21, 2010 (2010-01-21)
Alexis and Tamra grow closer; Gretchen and Slade go to the races with Alexis and Jim; One of Gretchen's friends flirts with Alexis's husband, Jim; Lynne and Frank have trouble with Alexa going out too much. 
10 "I Can't Stop" January 28, 2010 (2010-01-28)
Marriage woes impact the Barneys and their children. Meanwhile, Gretchen anticipates the premiere of her makeup line. Lynne seeks advice from her mother about her daughters and Alexis decides to host a cooking party where Gretchen criticizes Lynne over her parenting, causing Lynne to break. 
11 "Nothing Is As It Seems" February 4, 2010 (2010-02-04)
Tamra gets Simon's name tattooed on her finger; Alexis and Jim go on a mini-getaway; Lynne hosts a dinner party where Vicki finds herself to be the target of Simon. 
12 "You Can Dish It But You Can't Take It" February 11, 2010 (2010-02-11)
.Lynne receives an eviction notice; Vicki gets bad news about her daughter's health; Alexis and Gretchen meet for dinner.^ Lynne gets to see her brand new face.
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^ Gretchen and Lynne convene to discuss the personal issues of Lynne s teen daughter.
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^ In the meantime,… more Gretchen and Lynne convene to discuss the personal issues of Lynne s teen daughter.
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The girls go on a week-end getaway to San Francisco
13 "Let's Bow Our Heads and Pray" February 18, 2010 (2010-02-18)
Lynne and her family deal with eviction drama, Gretchen and Slade have a weekend getaway (with her parents!) 
14 "This Is How We Do It In The O.C." February 25, 2010 (2010-02-25)
Vicki reunites with Jeana, Alexis takes her Midwest mom to the plastic surgeon, Lynne and Frank discuss their marriage, and Tamra celebrates her birthday. 
15 "Is This All There Is?" March 4, 2010 (2010-03-04)
Season 5 finale. The housewives prepare to attend the season finale party. Vicki, still hurt by the San Fransisco trip, vows to stay clear of drama. .Gretchen and Slade color-coordinate outfits, looking (according to Vicki) as the plastic toppers of a wedding cake.^ Tamra, Simon, Gretchen, Slade, Alexis and Jim talk about Vicki.
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.Lynn's daughters arrive at the party obviously under the influence, and Lynn excuses herself for knowing stating that the limo was big and she didn't know what her daughter's were up to.^ She used her to make Tardy for the Party and couldn't even show up for Kandi's performance because....her daughter was sick!
  • Dwight grabs attention on 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Tamra and Simon have a heated argument in the limo on the way to the party, with Tamra stating that she wants a divorce.^ Elsewhere, Tamra and Simon reminisce about their recent Florida trip, but an argument erupts over Gretchen.
  • The Real Housewives of Orange County Television show - The Real Housewives of Orange County TV Show - Yahoo! TV 10 January 2010 2:53 UTC ca.tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The show ends with a recap of each housewife as is the tradition, and the last summary is that Tamra and Simon are divorcing. 
16 "Reunion, Part 1" March 10, 2010 (2010-03-10)
 
17 "Reunion, Part 2" March 11, 2010 (2010-03-11)
 

See also

References

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  12. ^ "LIFE UNDER THE LENS: Keeping up Appearances on Bravo's Real Housewives of Orange County" July 2002 posted on ParentingOC.com
  13. ^ "In 'Real Housewives' finale, thrill's gone" January 22, 2008 New York Daily News article
  14. ^ "Real Housewives defy both reason and gravity" November 3, 2007 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel online article
  15. ^ "Orange County wives get reality TV fashion sense" November 5, 2007 New York Daily News article
  16. ^ "A New Housewife" December 4, 2007 O.C. Register article
  17. ^ "Jury's in on 'Housewives' new season" November 11, 2008 O.C. Register column
  18. ^ "O.C. housewives return for season four: The Bravo reality show features a new cast member, Gretchen Rossi" November 20, 2008 O.C. Register column
  19. ^ "BRAVO INCREASES PROGRAMMING HOURS BY 45%, UNVEILS NEW SLATE INCLUDING 12 RETURNING FRANCHISES AND FOUR NEW SERIES AND SPECIALS" April 15, 2008 Bravo Press Release
  20. ^ "Alan Peppard on Gretchen Rossi, Tomas de la Mata, Tracy Rowlett and others" September 1, 2008 Dallas Morning News column
  21. ^ "OC Housewives on Oprah" posted October 27, 2008 on BravoTV's official The Dish blog
  22. ^ "From O.C. to NYC: See the Makeovers" November 2008 O, The Oprah Magazine article
  23. ^ "A new 'Housewife,' possibly two, to appear in November: Returning 'Real Housewives of Orange County' share some insights." September 12, 2008 O.C. Register article
  24. ^ "OC Housewives are Back!" posted October 7, 2008 on BravoTV's official The Dish blog
  25. ^ "'Housewife' Jeana Keough doubts she'll return to show. The original cast member says she hasn't ruled out another season." June 1, 2009 O.C. Register article
  26. ^ "Who's the New OC Housewife? The OC is back for a fifth season - with a new housewife! posted July 14, 2009 on BravoTV.com
  27. ^ "'Real Houswives (sic) of Orange County' to add socialite Alexis Bellino to cast" July 15, 2009 NY Daily News article
  28. ^ "Are N.Y., O.C. ‘Housewives’ all that different? One Orange County housewife calls the new cast ‘a little more uptight’" March 11, 2008 posted on msnbc.com
  29. ^ "Bravo reveals 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta,' preview to air July 30" June 26, 2008 posted on realitytvworld.com
  30. ^ "FIRST LOOK: The Real Housewives of New Jersey". People.com. March 17, 2009. http://tvwatch.people.com/2009/03/17/first-look-the-real-housewives-of-new-jersey/. Retrieved April 29, 2009. 
  31. ^ "Bravo Renews 'Real Housewives of NYC'" July 7, 2009 posted on broadcastingcable.com
  32. ^ "Next Up: The Real Housewives of Washington, D.C." May 26, 2009 NY Magazine article
  33. ^ "Washington DC Invaded by Real Housewives" May 26, 2009 Washington Post article
  34. ^ The Eagle Newsletter Summer 2004 Santa Margarita Catholic High School publication
  35. ^ The Eagle Newsletter December 2005-February 2006 Santa Margarita Catholic High School publication
  36. ^ Efinancial.com Press Release December 19, 2007 posted on 1888pressrelease.com
  37. ^ Housewives of O.C.'s Vicki Ready to Say Goodbye? December 9, 2009 posted on Eonline.com
  38. ^ "Real housewife's home for sale: Tamra Vieth-Barney, star of popular TV show, puts Ladera Ranch house on market" November 9, 2008 O.C. Register article
  39. ^ Barney's agent listing posted on dreamhomesmagazine.com
  40. ^ Team Simon Barney official web site
  41. ^ "Newest Real Housewife insists she doesn't prowl after younger guys" December 10, 2007 O.C. Register article
  42. ^ Universal Technical Institute official web site
  43. ^ Fletcher Jones official web site
  44. ^ "What's Hot"December 16, 2008 post on Barney's official BravoTV blog
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  46. ^ "Top Chef Masters Announces Season 2 Competitors and Guests". TVGuide.com. http://http://www.tvguide.com/News/Top-Chef-Masters-1014853.aspx. 
  47. ^ March 18, 2009 O.C. Register article
  48. ^ "New 'Real Housewives' star Lynne Curtin's ready for national spotlight" December 16, 2008 New York Daily News article
  49. ^ "A NEW HOUSEWIFE IS INTRODUCED AS A RIFT FORMS BETWEEN TWO OF THE ORIGINAL LADIES ON BRAVO’S “THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY” December 2, 2008 posted on J!ENT.com
  50. ^ Arrest warrant issued for a ‘Real Housewife’December 22, 2009, O.C. Register article.
  51. ^ "Top Chef Masters Announces Season 2 Competitors and Guests". TVGuide.com. http://http://www.tvguide.com/News/Top-Chef-Masters-1014853.aspx. 
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  53. ^ "Top Chef Masters Announces Season 2 Competitors and Guests". TVGuide.com. http://http://www.tvguide.com/News/Top-Chef-Masters-1014853.aspx. 
  54. ^ Summary of Smiley's professional history and contact information posted on www.terrybradfordrealestate.com
  55. ^ "Real Housewives Jo De La Rosa Wants To Set The Record Straight on Slade" June 16, 2008 posted on nationalledger.com
  56. ^ "Real Housewives Star Really Dropping A Real Album" October 30, 2007 posted on TMZ.com
  57. ^ "Jo De La Rosa is ready for prime time" posted on MSNBC.com
  58. ^ "Housewives 3 No Jo and Slade?!" October 11, 2007 posted on TMZ.com
  59. ^ "Real Housewives' Jo De La Rosa Getting TV Show" Star Magazine online article
  60. ^ "Bravo Orders ‘Real Housewives’ Spinoff" November 26, 2007 Multichannel News article
  61. ^ 2008 Miss Newport Beach and Miss Newport Beach Teen Pageants website
  62. ^ "Real Housewives star Jo De La Rosa set to date again" May 27, 2008 NY Daily News article
  63. ^ "Bravo's New and Returning Shows" April 15, 2008 posted on BravoTV.com
  64. ^ "Bravo's new 'Date My Ex: Jo & Slade' reality series to premiere July 21" June 5, 2008 posted on RealityTVworld.com
  65. ^ "Jo De La Rosa debuts her new CD in Orange County at the 2008 Orange County Art House" September 18, 2008 posted on realitytvmagazine.com
  66. ^ "'Real Housewives' bicker, cry, curse and recall: A warm and fuzzy reunion episode airs on Bravo. And Slade Smiley explains his recent arrest." February 23, 2009 O.C. Register article
  67. ^ "The Next Real Housewife" December 6, 2007 San Clemente Times article
  68. ^ "Newest Housewife worried about baring all on TV" December 7, 2007 O.C. Register article
  69. ^ "Orange County rookie wants to get real" December 8, 2007 NY Daily News article
  70. ^ Quinn Fry official blog
  71. ^ http://www.digitalspy.com/ustv/s73/real-housewives/news/a177770/bravo-confirms-oc-housewives-premiere.html
  72. ^ http://www.digitalspy.com/ustv/s73/real-housewives/news/a185961/keough-unappreciated-on-housewives.html
  73. ^ Kara's booking profile Hughes Capital Entertainment website
  74. ^ "BASEBALL; Keough, Recovering From Surgery, Watches a Replay" March 18, 1992 The New York Times article
  75. ^ "Desperate Housewives" March 22, 2006 Hollywood Reporter article
  76. ^ "Real Daughter Of Orange County: Exclusive Interview With Kara Keough" March 13, 2008 posted on Orato.com
  77. ^ "Life-changing moment leads to jail, rehab, perspective" February 14, 2006 San Francisco Chronicle article
  78. ^ "Real Housewives Husband Really Arrested" December 20, 2007 posted on TMZ.com
  79. ^ "Daughter of 'Real Housewife' of Orange County bashes Berkeley" December 1, 2008 posted on ContraCostaTimes.com and InsideBayArea.com
  80. ^ [http://www.ibabuzz.com/outtakes/2008/12/03/daughter-of-real-housewife-of-orange-county-responds/ "Daughter of 'Real Housewife of Orange County' responds"] December 3, 2008 posted on ContraCostaTimes.com and InsideBayArea.com
  81. ^ Shane's player biography
  82. ^ "The reality of the Real Housewives: Reality is not the same as seen on the reality TV show" November 18, 2008 O.C. Register article
  83. ^ OMG! Housewives of O.C.'s Jeana Is on a Budget! November 25, 2008 posted on Eonline.com
  84. ^ "'Real Housewife' talks real life: Jeana Keough of 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' works as Realtor in real life." February 11, 2009 O.C. Register article
  85. ^ "Right under Coto's nose" February 6, 2007 O.C. Register article
  86. ^ "Reality show husband dies at 67" April 26, 2007 O.C. Register article
  87. ^ Centra Realty Corp George's company's official website
  88. ^ "Lauri says Josh broke their pact" February 6, 2007 O.C. Register article
  89. ^ "Housewives couple in family court" February 16, 2007 O.C. Register article
  90. ^ "The real reality gets ever uglier" February 9, 2007 The O.C. Register article
  91. ^ "Housewives son lashes out at his mom" February 2, 2007 O.C. Register article
  92. ^ "Real Housewives finale breaks the show's rating record" January 24, 2008 O.C. Register article
  93. ^ "Guest column: What it was like to be at the 'Housewives' wedding" January 22, 2008 O.C. Register article
  94. ^ "Lauri Peterson leaves 'Real Housewives': Original housewife decides to focus on family and her son, Josh, who's battling drug addiction." December 10, 2008 O.C. Register article
  95. ^ "'Real Housewives' star Lauri Waring Peterson says bittersweet good-bye" December 10, 2008 NY Daily News article
  96. ^ "'Housewives' kid Josh gets a helping hand" September 24, 2008 O.C. Register column.
  97. ^ "The Real Housewives of Orange County son Josh Waring busted for heroin and ecstasy undated 2008 post on theinsider.com
  98. ^ "A Real Housewife's son busted for drugs undated 2008 post on theinsider.com

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