After experiencing the lavish lifestyle and domestic drama on The Real Housewives of Orange County
, Jo De La Rosa
leaves Orange County behind to find love in Bravo's newest dating competition series, Date My Ex: Jo & Slade
. However, she won't be tapping into the dating pool alone. With the help of her ex-fiancé, she'll be looking for potential suitors while pursuing a recording career beginning tonight at 10pm ET/PT.
De La Rosa first appeared on the first season of The Real Housewives of Orange County
, which premiered on March 21, 2006. She continued appearing on the show until the second season in 2007 and eventually landed her own spin-off show that will document her pursuit of a music career and a new love interest.
Since breaking things off with her ex, De La Rosa has focused her attention to recording her debut single “You Can't Control Me.” While she has enjoyed her life in Los Angeles as a single woman, her friends think it's now time for to venture out into the world of dating.
In the premiere episode of Date My Ex: Jo & Slade
, De La Rosa finally begins her search for true love. While she dances with one suitor, the other offers her a helicopter tour of L.A. Of course, the series won't be complete without her former live-in fiancé Slade Smiley, who has also relocated to Los Angeles and is still serving as her manager.
Throughout Date My Ex, De La Rosa
will go on a series of dates that have been set up by her close friends, Myia Ingoldsby and Katy Metz. Subsequently, Smiley will interrogate the guys and speak out his opinions on which ones he deems most suitable for his ex. He will also give them tests and challenges in an attempt to find out which ones are there for the right reasons. At the end of each episode, De La Rosa will choose one suitor to pass to the next round, trimming the choices down to that one special guy.
Find out if De La Rosa will find love again with someone new. Catch Date My Ex: Jo & Slade
every Monday at 10pm on Bravo.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
(Image courtesy of Bravo)