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Real Housewives of Orange County

Listen Up Housewives, Cancer Can't Stop You From Feeling like a Princess

Fiona Finn | Posted 06.27.2014 | Women
Fiona Finn

As crazy as this sounds, watching BRAVO shows like The Real Housewives of ... got me through many long and restless nights during my battle against stage III colon cancer. Too, too many times I couldn't eat or drink, but oh, how I did love watching my favorite shows on Bravo.

Real or Fake? A 'Real Housewives' Opening Line Quiz

Hulu.com | Posted 06.12.2014 | Comedy
Hulu.com

To celebrate the Housewives franchise launching on Hulu, we couldn't resist coming up with a few opening catchphrases of our own. Can you tell which one is real and which one is faker than a pair of Orange County boobs?

The Real Housewives Get Real About Financial Lessons They Learned From Mom

Casey Bond | Posted 05.07.2014 | Money
Casey Bond

From saving money to gaining financial independence, female parents are just as influential as fathers

Are the 'Real Housewives' Sexist?

Jim Joseph | Posted 06.02.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Joseph

I've been a fan of The Real Housewives franchise since day one, when it first debuted in Ocean County as a response to the popularity of Desperate Housewives. But it never occurred to me until just recently that there's been an underlying issue brewing: sexism.

'RHOC' Daughter Marries NFL Hunk

Posted 02.10.2014 | TV

Kara Keough is now a married woman. The daughter of Jeana Keough, who starred in multiple seasons of "Real Housewives of Orange County" before lea...

Meet The New 'Real Housewives Of Orange County'

Posted 12.21.2013 | TV

Meet the newest additions to "Real Housewives of Orange County:" Elizabeth Rovsek and Shannon Beador. According to Us Weekly, Rovsek and Beador will j...

You May Recognize The Newest 'Real Housewives' Cast Member

Posted 12.19.2013 | TV

Is Heather McDonald trading Chelsea Handler for "The Real Housewives of Orange County"? McDonald, a comedian and writer on Handler's late-night tal...

'RHOOC' Star Wants Her Kids On The Show

Posted 12.17.2013 | TV

"Real Housewives of Orange County" star Tamra Barney wants her kids to be on the reality show, and she is prepared to fight her ex-husband over it. ...

'Real Housewives Of Orange County' Loses Another Cast Member

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.05.2013 | TV

Another one bites the dust: "The Real Housewives of Orange County" cast member Lydia McLaughlin makes her exit after just one season on the California...

Vicki Gunvalson Blames 'Real Housewives' For Her Divorce

Posted 11.06.2013 | Divorce

Keeping a marriage together is tough, but doing it on reality TV in front of millions is even tougher, says "Real Housewives of Orange County" star Vi...

The 11 Most Embarrassing Ways To Drink Like A Housewife

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.08.2013 | Taste

A Real Housewife that is.

Gretchen Rossi's Bikini Body Sizzles In The Bahamas

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.30.2013 | Celebrity

"The Time Is Now" ... for a vacation, that is. Engaged couple Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley jetted off to the Bahamas this week for some sunny r...

'Real Housewives Of Orange County' Stars Axed?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.23.2013 | TV

Have Gretchen Rossi and Alexis Bellino been fired from "The Real Housewives of Orange County"? Star Magazine reports the two "RHOC" stars got axed...

'GIRTH BROOKS'?!

Heather Wagner | Posted 10.26.2013 | TV
Heather Wagner

Alexis hugs a sobbing Vicki and the rest of the cast, one by one, in their luminously tacky evening gowns, all surround her and offer their condolences. No matter how facile a friendship, no matter how shallow a bond, when a woman sees another woman broken down because of a man there is a Darwinian instinct to hug.

The Truth Behind Gretchen And Slade's Extravagent Proposal

Heather Wagner | Posted 10.19.2013 | TV
Heather Wagner

A viewer question for Tamra: "What does it sound like when a Mexican stripper bounces his junk off your ear?" Tamra explains that she couldn't hear it because she was screaming so loud. We are off to a classy start.

'RHOC' Reunion: Lauri Returns To Smear Vicki

Posted 08.13.2013 | TV

This reunion series for "The Real Housewives of Orange County" is supposed to be a good one. The first of three "epic" parts saw the return of former ...

Affairs, Threesomes And 'Aminosity'

Heather Wagner | Posted 10.12.2013 | TV
Heather Wagner

Tonight the girls are all seated on a creamy white couch, clad in a palette of bold citrus and ocean blue jewel tones. Vicki announces that she and Donn are still not divorced, and Tamra interjects that "they're going to get back together."

The 'Housewives' Get Nasty

Posted 08.08.2013 | TV

It's reunion time for "The Real Housewives of Orange County." Season 8 of Bravo's long-running reality show wrapped with a dramatic party, includi...

Everyone Hates Slade (Except Gretchen)

Heather Wagner | Posted 07.30.2013 | TV
Heather Wagner

Vicki's "Winter Wonderland" is looking a little too wintery for her refined tastes. She announces to the group at large that Brooks is "back" and that, together, they're going to conquer the mountain of skepticism painstakingly built by her friends and family.

Hear The Latest 'Real Housewife' Song

Posted 07.28.2013 | TV

Gretchen Rossi is the latest "Real Housewife" to have a song. The single, titled "The Time Is Now," was done for her fiance Slade Smiley. A recent...

Gretchen Wants To Propose And Brooks Is A Gold Digger!

Heather Wagner | Posted 09.21.2013 | TV
Heather Wagner

Gretchen declares that she's going to propose to Slade, deadbeat dad past be damned. She wants to do it in a special way. In an empowering way. In a "Housewives" way. By that, of course, she means heading to a recording studio, hiring a songwriting team, and producing an auto-tuned novelty single.

Diarrhea Makes Vicki Regret 'Real Housewives'

Posted 07.16.2013 | TV

Vicki Gunvalson has been on Bravo's "Real Housewives of Orange County" since the beginning. She's put her life on display for eight seasons -- the goo...

Snowballs, Screeching And A Stuck Tongue

Heather Wagner | Posted 09.14.2013 | TV
Heather Wagner

At the behest of their ice-room attendant, the ladies all do a Polish toast and drink sub-zero vodka shots. Vicki passive-aggressively dares Tamra to stick her tongue on the ice wall, and Tamra complies, pulling a full-on "Christmas Story." By her screams, apparently it has stuck.

Skiing, Hot Uncles And A Threesome With A Bongo Player?!

Heather Wagner | Posted 09.07.2013 | TV
Heather Wagner

Lydia is getting her makeup done by an in-house makeup artist. She proudly proclaims that she's a dual citizen -- half Canadian! -- and, as such, is taking "the girls" on a ski trip to Whistler, B.C.

Wedding Dresses, 'Malibu Country' & ... Porn Star Girlfriends?

Heather Wagner | Posted 09.01.2013 | TV
Heather Wagner

It's a common truism that in life, and in reality TV, major upheavals like weddings, holidays, cross-country moves, and assembling IKEA furniture can turn rational, lovable humans into diabolical, swarthy sailor versions of themselves. Let's see if this episode proves or disproves this theory, as Tamra shops for her wedding dress.