Slade Smiley is just as much of a fixture on the Real Housewives of Orange Country franchise as Vicki Gunvalson. He may have disappeared for a few seasons, but he’s one of the constant, mainly because he keeps dating women on the show. It’s a pretty big joke that’s faded since he’s now been with Gretchen Rossi with four years, and they’re engaged, but it’s worth a trip down memory lane since RHOC is celebrating it’s 100 episode tonight.
In celebration of a major milestone for the franchise that started it all, Bravo Media will premiere “The Real Housewives of Orange County: 100th Episode Special” on Monday, June 24 at 8pm ET/PT. This epic two-hour documentary special explores the Housewives phenomenon and how it has impacted the lives of the women and their families who have been featured on the show. New, unfiltered and revealing interviews with both current and former housewives are featured alongside memorable clips from the past eight seasons. Keep reading for the full press release and an exclusive group photo of the OC ladies through the years!
Though Slade Smiley’s son Grayson hasn’t been on The Real Housewives of Orange County since the show’s early years, many fans know that the now 12-year-old has been battling a brain tumor for years behind the scenes. Thanks to information provided by Grayson’s mother on the website AmazingGray.org we are able to tell you a little bit about Grayson’s story and let you know how this brave little boy is doing today!
Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley are reportedly engaged after dating for about three years. The two have been committed for a while now but Gretchen opted on waiting to tie the knot until Slade got his finances in order. Since that’s happened, there’s no holding them back from making things official. So, how did Slade propose?
Gretchen Rossi and the cast of The Real Housewives of Orange County are about to get a new housewife. Lydia Stirling-McLaughin will be joining the show in just a couple of episodes but before she does, she’s hitting the promotional trail. In a recent interview, Lydia opened up about becoming the newest wife of O.C. and who answered the question, “Who is the coldest of them all?”
The Real Housewives of Orange County‘s Gretchen Rossi has teamed up with LUXE by Lisa Vogel to create a line of swimwear! And because she has one of the best bikini bodies in all of reality TV, Gretchen models all five styles currently available. Keep reading to see LOTS of photos as well as descriptions of all the different pieces with prices and links to order your own.
Slade, who has been on Real Housewives of Orange County since Season One when he was living with Jo de la Rosa, is known to stir up some strong emotions in the ladies. For the last couple seasons, while Slade has been with Gretchen Rossi, the most common comeback from the ladies has been, “Why don’t you get a real job, Slade?”
Too bad, girls, because you just lost your favorite insult: Slade went and got himself a real job! For five hours a week anyways.
Tamra Barney and Gretchen Rossi made up at the beginning of the seventh season of The Real Housewives of Orange County, and by the end of the year they were nearly besties. But recently Tamra gave an interview to AllAboutTRH in which she revealed she and Gretchen had some issues while filming Season 8 — oh, and that Gretchen “sucked” at singing. Needless to say, Gretchen wasn’t happy about the jab and released a statement of her own in response, revealing how hurtful Tamra’s words had been. Now, Tamra is back for round three!
Ding, ding, ding!
The Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Barney recently did an interview in which she claimed that none of the Real Housewives should sing — including her co-star Gretchen Rossi. “Have you heard her sing?” Tamra asked. Gretchen was obviously not thrilled with the comments and is now responding to her (former?) friend’s harsh words.
The Real Housewives of Orange County‘s Tamra Barney was in rare form in a recent interview, answering the question of who her favorite singing Housewife is by boldly declaring “None! They all suck!” And then adding, “No Housewives should sing!” So what should a Housewife do? Her job! And what’s her job as one of Bravo’s Real Housewives? Tamra breaks it down for you as only Tamra can!