Vicki Gunvalson: Dropped From the Real Housewives of Orange County? | Wireler
Is she a Real Housewife or not? This is the burning query srrounding Orange County OG Vicki Gunvalson as we construct as much as the present’s 14th season.
Since rumors of her demotion sprang up in February, Vicki’s been scrambling to point out followers and producers alike that she’s related sufficient to stay a full solid member.
Vicki’s engagement to Steve Lodge in April was her most up-to-date try to supply up one thing, something, for the sequence to make use of as a storyline.
It appeared like the engagement was supposed to save lots of Vicki’s position as a Full Housewife for season 14.
We may even think about the eventual wedding ceremony being good fodder for season 15, with a scintillating divorce enjoying out throughout later seasons.
Well performed, Vicki.
But if Vicki’s position is actually secure, why is she absent from the present’s promotional materials?
An inside supply advised Us Weekly that Vicki was excluded from the relaxation of the housewives’ group solid images.
“Last week, the RHOC solid shot their official images for the subsequent season,” the insider revealed.
“Vicki was not included in the group cast photos and they shot multiple options,” the supply continued.
These annual group solid images are the ones you will seemingly see over and over all through the season, wherever the sequence is marketed.
So it is a reasonably large deal for the present’s longest-running solid member to be lacking from the shot.
If the photographers shot mutliple choices for the group and didnt embody Vicki in any of them, it appears clear that her ouster was intentional.
Although she did not pose for the group picture, Vicki was current on the set throughout the photoshoot, Us Weekly experiences.
If she acquired known as to the set, she’s virtually certain to seem on the present in some capability. But it is trying extra seemingly that she’ll have a diminished position, as followers have speculated
Rumors started to floor in February that Vicki had been demoted to “Friend” of the Housewives, a extra ancillary position with presumably much less display screen time.
It made sense.
Vicki’s been on the present a very long time in any case, and the present must make room for brand spanking new housewives, like this season’s Braunwyn Windham-Burke.
Vicki additionally just lately squashed her beef with castmates Tamra Judge and Shannon Beador, which is nice for his or her private lives, however not nice for our leisure.
Shannon has her ongoing divorce drama with David Beador, and Tamra is the sort of strolling nightmare that all the time will get nice rankings, in order that they’re each simple picks to maintain.
Vicki was fast to dismiss the demotion rumors on Twitter, urging followers to not consider something they did not hear straight from her.
Okay fantastic, however for her to nonetheless be in negotiations after the season had already began filming is a fairly good signal that her standing was up in the air.
Evidence of Vicki being placed on the backburner has solely piled up since then. Inside sources report she took a 50% pay lower for any potential episodes.
And experiences say she’s been a holy terror to her costars on set, in an try and amp up the drama (and her display screen presence).
We additionally know that Bravo’s cameras had been current and rolling for Steve’s proposal to Vicki.
So, even when she has been friend-zoned, we’re certain to get some juicy moments with Vicki Gunvalson this season.
Reduced pay however, wouldn’t it actually be so unhealthy to be only a buddy of the housewives?
Well, with buddies like these…. yeah, in all probability. But Vicki’s official standing continues to be up in the air.
We’re certain all will likely be revealed when The Real Housewives of Orange County returns this summer time