Blonde, Botox'd and BACK! The Real Housewives of Orange County returns this Sunday
It's been a while since the tanned and mostly toned ladies invaded our TV screens. Here's who they are and what they've been saying recently.
The 49-year-old insurance guru and self-described "mama bear" of the group is the only remaining "housewife" from the original season, and it seems things aren't what they used to be.
"I miss Jeana [Keough] and I miss Lauri [Warning]. We had a really great synergy between us. We encouraged each other and we helped each other and we didn't want to belittle or berate each other. ... Sometimes, I don't feel that with the new cast. I feel like everybody's out for themselves. I don't typically surround myself with those types of people."
(Via TV Guide)
While she still believes her husband, Jim, is "king," the 32-year-old stay-at-home mom wants more autonomy. She recently launched a dress line.
"For the past two months I have been waking up in cold sweats in the middle of the night because I was tormented about the fact that maybe my Christian fans might ridicule me this season because I am more outspoken. I was constantly second-guessing what I had done that week during filming. I was paranoid."
(Via her blog)
Recently unchained from her husband Simon Barney, the 43-year-old is moving into a new house and making new friends and frenemies.
On her divorce: "I tried everything from getting a boob job to keeping a sex calendar. ... I wanted to do everything I can to keep things alive. A lot of guys want to say 'Oh, we never have sex.' I had proof that we did! I did everything. We did therapy. It just doesn't always work out."
(Via Los Angeles Times)
The pressure is on for the 33-year-old to take the next step with her boyfriend, Slade Smiley. It's rumored they'll announce an engagement this season.
"Every year I'm, like, there's not going to be any drama and then, of course, there is tons of drama. First episode, me and Tamara are already boxing each other so you can't put five flamboyant women in a room, strong confident women, and not expect some drama and cat fights."
(Via Hollywood Life)
As the newest cast member, the 41-year-old stay-at-home mom is expected to revive her modeling career and "open up about an emotional secret."
"Just dropped my li'l sis off at LAX. So sad. She's on her way back 2 Nicaragua to finish one more year of her Peace Corps assignment!"
While the 34-year-old Brazilian lesbian isn't technically a "housewife" (perhaps her hair isn't quite light enough?), she'll be hanging around and causing a stir when she gets topless with Tamra for a charity fund-raiser.
"My dream is to be in Playboy. There has only been one other openly lesbian centerfold, and I would love to be the second."
(Via National Enquirer)