22 Families Affected By The Reality TV Divorce Curse

There have been seven divorces that have occurred on The Real Housewives franchise in the five years since its premiere. The most recent casualty of this "divorce curse," Vicki Gunvalson, blames reality TV for her marital troubles telling CNN recently, "We didn't have 90 percent of the problems that we have now and I… »5/02/11 5:15pm5/02/11 5:15pm

O.G. O.C. Real Housewife Lauri Leaves Show After Son Is Jailed

On last night's episode of Real Housewives, one of the original cast members, Lauri, decided to stop filming in order to "focus on family." (Lauri's young son Josh has been battling a heroin addiction and is currently in jail. In the series premiere of Housewives, Josh was in juvenile detention, and Lauri said she… »12/10/08 12:00pm12/10/08 12:00pm

Real Housewives Of Orange County: When Grown Women Act Like Grade-School Bitches

The Real Housewives of Orange County returned with a new season last week with a new cast member, Gretchen, a very pretty blonde in her early 30s engaged to a wealthy, much older man with a terminal illness and a penchant for buying her diamonds. Of course, it makes her look like a gold digger, which doesn't escape… »12/03/08 12:00pm12/03/08 12:00pm

Real Housewives: Sometimes Troubled Kids Grow Up To Be Drunk Adults

Watching last night's Real Housewives Of Orange County it was sort of uncomfortable to follow the storyline of Tammy's daughters Megan and Lindsey, the girls whose wealthy father passed away suddenly, with no will or life insurance, leaving them in the lurch when all of his fortune went to his mail-order bride.… »12/05/07 2:00pm12/05/07 2:00pm

Real Housewives: It Must Be Weird When A Dude's "Type" Looks Like His Mom

Tamra, the newest cast member of Real Housewives of Orange County, is tons of fun, as we've seen in previous episodes. Last night we got to see her bond with veteran housewife Laurie by comparing jewelry and number of cars, and then she went out to a nightclub with her husband and her 21-year-old son. She got drunk,… »11/28/07 2:20pm11/28/07 2:20pm

When You Need A Break From Excess, Turn To Binge Drinking

Tamra is the newest addition to the cast of The Real Housewives of Orange County. On last night's episode we got to watch the mother of four—her kids range in age from 2 to 21—blow off steam with the other neighborhood gals by doing jello shots and pounding chardonnay. Tamra, who looks better at 40 than women half… »11/14/07 7:30pm11/14/07 7:30pm