Articles for The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 8

The last season of The Real Housewives of Orange County featured changes of epic proportions. Mostly they involved the re-drawing of alliances that turned best friends into enemies and vice versa.  Read more »
Vicki reveals some shocking physical changes. Tamra and Eddie adjust to co-habitation. Heather throws a party leaving one girl off the guest list. Briana gives birth.  Read more »
Here at BuddyTV we love The Real Housewives franchise, but at times it can be difficult to keep up with the latest news from all the different spinoffs,  especially when there are six Real Housewife installments-- each one running at different times.You‘re probably wondering where to find updates about the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills now that the focus is shifting to the new season of The Real Housewives of Orange County. Well, wonder no more.  Read more »
Tamra considers letting Vicki back into her life. Gretchen doesn‘t believe that Brooks is out of the picture. Alexis and Jim spend quality time together because nobody else wants them around. Gretchen entertains the idea of a more permanent commitment with Slade.  Read more »
Tonight on The Real Housewives of Orange County, Vicki continues to try and sway Briana‘s opinion of Brooks. We get to meet new housewife Lydia, who wants to include Heather and Terry‘s home in her lifestyle magazine. The new wife on the block shares some scary similarities with Alexis that don‘t go unnoticed by Heather. Meanwhile, Vicki and Tamra grow closer. Read more »
You know what they say: all is fair in love and Housewives. Here‘s some of the trouble the ladies of the Real Housewives have been getting into lately.  Read more »
Tonight on The Real Housewives of Orange County, Vicki asks Tamra for a favor that puts their fragile friendship in jeopardy. Heather takes to the airwaves.Tamra regrets a spur of the moment decision. Alexis gives her relationship with the other women another chance. Lydia finds herself in the middle of some serious drama. And the ladies square off in their first fight of the season. Read more »
On last night‘s episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Tamra Barney‘s dinner party ended after a shouting match led her to physically remove Alexis Bellino from the dinner table and from the party. Tamra opened up on Watch What Happens Live after the show aired to talk about being a "mean girl" and dealing with some of her anger issues. Read more »
Tamra‘s party continues to go downhill. Gretchen deals with a medical crisis concerning Slade‘s son. Eddie isn‘t eager to walk down the aisle. Vicki‘s family visits and her brother expresses concern over her living situation. All that and more on tonight‘s Real Housewives of Orange County.  Read more »
Last season wasn‘t an easy one for Real Housewives of Orange County star Alexis Bellino. And based on how the last episode went with a crazed dinner party at Tamra Barney‘s new fitness studio, it doesn‘t look like this one isn‘t going to be any better for Alexis. Read more »
Don‘t miss out on the action! Camera or no camera,The Real Housewives never do. Here‘s what they‘ve been up to lately: Read more »
Lydia continues to grow closer to Tamra and Heather. Vicki has a date with ex-boyfriend Brooks, and learns some disturbing news. Slade and Gretchen‘s relationship is tested by a serious family issue. Heather gets a career boost, while her marriage is showing some signs of wear and tear. Let‘s dissect tonight‘s episode of Real Housewives of Orange County. Read more »
On Sunday evening, Andy Cohen hosted a special Watch What Happens Live: NeNe One-On-One for what basically amounted to a gab-fest with Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes. And as usual, she had plenty to say not only about her own castmates, but also about the other women in the Real Housewives franchise. Read more »
On this week‘s Real Housewives of Orange County, all the couples, minus one, head to Malibu for some wine tasting. Terry shares very personal and surprising information about his marriage to Heather with the group. And Vicki and Tamra butt heads over their business. Read more »
Last night‘s episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County might have struck a chord with its audience by displaying the very real turmoil in star Heather Dubrow‘s marriage. Although it was hard for her to watch, Heather says that this is what she signed up for when she agreed to have her life filmed and wasn‘t about to "make nice" for the cameras. Read more »
Life can get pretty rough when there‘s only one Real Housewives airing at a time. Here‘s a little something to hold you over: Read more »
Anyone who watches The Real Housewives of Orange Country wouldn‘t be surprised to find out that Vicki Gunvalson has reunited with her former boyfriend Brooks Ayers, despite opposition from her friends and family about his character. The two are dating again, but "taking it slow." Read more »
This week‘s episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County belongs to Heather, who tapes her guest appearance on Hot in Cleveland. Also, one of the original housewives returns. Vicki and Tamra bury the hatchet again, sort of. Alexis takes acting lessons. And Gretchen gets a surprise from Slade. Read more »
It seems like nowadays any time a Real Housewives star announces their engagement, a spin-off announcement from Bravo follows shortly after. Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Barney is the next in line for a wedding spin-off with a show that will document her trip down the aisle with fiance Eddie Judge. Read more »
On this week‘s Real Housewives of Orange County, Tamra gives a speech and makes some startling revelations. Things are still a bit chilly between Terry and Heather. Slade and Gretchen learn they‘ll have to make a baby in a new-fashioned way. Lydia urges Alexis to reach out to the other women, again. And Ryan receives his orders. Read more »
Need a little Real Housewives gossip to hold you over until the premiere of The Real Housewives of New Jersey next week? Here‘s what the ladies have been up to lately: Read more »
On this week‘s episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Tamra and Alexis finally bury the hatchet -- and not in each other‘s backs. Lauri returns once more and shares some mind-blowing gossip about Vicki with Gretchen. And the ladies head to Mexico for Tamra‘s bachelorette party, but things don‘t go as planned. Read more »
The last few years have brought some serious ups and downs for frenemies Alexis Bellino and Tamra Barney of The Real Housewives of Orange County. But in last night‘s episode, Alexis and Tamra finally seemed to come to an understanding. Read more »
On this episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Vicki, Tamra and Lydia‘s actions have consequences. Vicki and Gretchen compete for Tamra‘s attention. Gretchen tells Heather about Vicki‘s shady past. Tamra tells Gretchen about her melodramatic past. And there are tons of penises. Read more »
On last week‘s episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, previous cast member Lauri Peterson made a re-appearance only to accuse Vicki Gunvalson of having multiple affairs with men and women while she was married to Donn Gunvalson. Now, Vicki is finally addressing Lauri‘s comments and denying her accusations. Read more »
The cameras aren‘t always rolling, but the ladies of The Real Housewives seem to act like they always are. Here‘s what some of them have been up to lately: Read more »
It‘s summertime which means that wedding season is in full throttle. It seems like every week there‘s an announcement about a Real Housewives cast member walking down the aisle, and now Tamra Barney is the latest. She and her fiancee Eddie Judge married this weekend at St. Regis Monarch Beach in California, according to Us Weekly. Read more »
On this week‘s episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Lydia decides to throw a themed party. Alexis makes amends with another housewife. Slade makes an off-the-cuff remark that offends Lydia. Brooks‘ is back in the picture, albeit temporarily. And Lauri continues to viciously slander Vicki. Read more »
Slade Smiley has been known to ruffle a few feathers on The Real Housewives of Orange County, especially when it comes to criticizing the appearances of the women in the cast. But in this week‘s episode, he ticked off the wrong gal, and Lydia McLaughlin isn‘t taking his bad manners lying down. Read more »
Tonight, the first ladies of Bravo, The Real Housewives of Orange County, celebrate their 100th episode with an exhaustive retrospective. They discuss everything you ever could ever want or need to know about the original Housewives franchise. Executive Vice President of Bravo and housewife wrangler Andy Cohen also chimes in on the cast members and the show‘s success and widespread appeal. And old cast members resurface to reminisce about their experiences both good and bad while on the show.  Read more »
It‘s no secret that The Real Housewives doesn‘t have the best track record when it comes to couples on the show staying married (although in fairness, reality shows in general don‘t seem to be good for marriages). Vicki Gunvalson of The Real Housewives of Orange County talked about how being on television caused strain in her relationship with her then-husband Donn Gunvalson that ultimately led to their divorce. Read more »
On this week‘s episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, the ladies go shopping for Tamra‘s wedding dress. Vicki finds out some disturbing news about Brooks. Heather‘s career gets another boost. And Gretchen gets caught in a lie. Read more »
On last night‘s episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, another little tiff between Gretchen Rossi and Tamra Barney started to brew. Now Gretchen is claiming that Tamra isn‘t being exactly honest about her relationship with Alexis Bellino. Read more »
Yesterday, we reported that Gretchen Rossi had some pretty accusatory things to say about her co-star Tamra Barney and her decision to include her former enemy, Alexis Bellino, in her wedding dress shopping outing. Now Tamra has a few things to say in her own defense. Read more »
On this week‘s episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, the girls travel to Canada for some skiing and other outdoor adventures. Tamra finally reveals a secret she‘s been keeping from Vicki. Lauri and Gretchen suffer the wrath of Vicki. And Lydia‘s plans for a calm, elegant weekend go down the drain. Read more »
Earlier in the season on The Real Housewives of Orange County, former housewife Lauri Peterson appeared on an episode with the sole purpose of arming Gretchen Rossi with some powerful ammunition to use against Vicki Gunvalson. Now after this week‘s episode where Vicki and Lauri hashed it out on the ski slopes in Canada, Lauri is doing a little backtracking concerning the rumors she spread. Read more »
It‘s summertime and boy are these Real Housewives misbehaving! Here‘s what some of them have been up to lately:  Read more »
On this week‘s Real Housewives of Orange County, Vicki continues to battle Lauri over Lauri‘s accusations of Vicki‘s promiscuity. The source of Lauri‘s malice towards Vicki is exposed. Tamra questions Gretchen about her actions surrounding her day of wedding dress shopping. And Tamra experiences a freak mishap. Read more »
Vicki Gunvalson recently talked about how doing The Real Housewives of Orange County was one of the reasons that she and her husband separated. Now she‘s saying that although she and Donn Gunvalson aren‘t officially divorced, she is experiencing "divorce remorse." Read more »
Vicki Gunvalson of The Real Housewives of Orange County has announced that she and her boyfriend Brooks Ayers have broken up. Read more »
The Real Housewives seem to be getting their own spin-off shows left and right. Here‘s some of the latest spin-off news so you don‘t lose track: Read more »
On this week‘s episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Heather and Terry decide to make some big life changes. Eddie and Tamra set a wedding date. Alexis meets with Gretchen, hoping to rekindle their friendship. And Vicki takes a business trip with Brooks that ends up getting very personal. Read more »
On this week‘s episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Gretchen and Slade take their relationship to the next level in a dramatic fashion. Eddie and Tamra put the finishing touches on CUT Fitness. Vicki throws a party to show off her newly remodeled home. And Gretchen and Slade walk right into an ambush. Read more »
On this week‘s episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Gretchen Rossi took one step closer to being an actual housewife when she proposed to her boyfriend, Slade Smiley. Now she is talking about the proposal and their upcoming wedding. Read more »
When they‘re not on TV getting into trouble, they‘re usually off-camera somewhere getting into trouble. Here are what a few of the Real Housewives have been up to lately:  Read more »
Last night‘s season 8 finale of The Real Housewives of Orange County was a hard episode to re-live for newest housewife Lydia McLaughlin. In addition to getting in a confrontation with Slade Smiley and Gretchen Rossi, she had to witness her mom, Judy, being verbally attacked by Vicki Gunvalson‘s hostile son-in-law, Ryan. Read more »
On the season 8 finale of The Real Housewives of Orange County,Vicki‘s son-in-law reveals his violent and disrespectful side during her party, Vicki tells her daughter she‘s officially dating Brooks -- again. Tamra and Heather both try to clear the air with Gretchen to unsatisfying results. And Slade is verbally attacked by Lydia. Read more »
This week is the first of a three-part reunion for The Real Housewives of Orange County season 8. The first ladies of Bravo gather together to reminisce and rehash the highs and lows (mostly lows) of an eventful eighth season. Gretchen fights off accusations from both Tamra and Vicki. Lydia shows this kitten has claws when she tangles with Heather. And ex-housewife Lauri shows up to confront Vicki. Read more »
On the second part of the Real Housewives of Orange County reunion, once again, it‘s all about Gretchen. Vicki addresses her plastic surgery. Heather tries to lay the Malibu Country confusion to rest once and for all. Tamra defends her decision to include Alexis on a special shopping trip. And Tamra and Gretchen‘s friendship is at a crossroads. Read more »
The conclusion of The Real Housewives of Orange County reunion focuses on the men in the ladies‘ lives. Briana defends her husband‘s behavior at the finale party and makes shocking allegations against Brooks. Heather discusses her onscreen marital woes. And Brooks tries to defend himself against Briana‘s accusations. Read more »
During last night‘s reunion episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, before things got ugly between Briana and Brooks, Andy Cohen tried to ask Briana about her husband‘s behavior at the finale party when he verbally attacked Lydia McLaughlin‘s mother, Judy. Unfortunately, Lydia did not get the response from Briana that she was looking for. Read more »
Tamra Barney is the latest real housewife to parlay her wedding into a spin-off -- Tamra‘s OC Wedding -- for Bravo. And for the first time, two spin-offs will be airing simultaneously. (I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding premieres on September 17.)Of all the housewife spin-offs, Tamra‘s seems the least engaging and least likely to succeed. There is no question that NeNe is a big enough personality to carry her own show, but can the same be said for Tamra? Read more »
The Real Housewives go through a sorts of ups and downs, and most of the time it‘s televised. But here‘s what some of the ladies have been up to lately off-camera: Read more »
The Real Housewives seldom behave themselves, whether they‘re onscreen or off. Here‘s what some of the ladies have been up to lately: Read more »
Season 8 of The Real Housewives of Orange County was the first for Lydia McLaughlin. And according to Us Weekly, it will also be her last. Read more »

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