As you can tell by the picture above, returning are: The OG of the OC, Vicki Gunvalson along with Tamra Barney [Judge] and Heather Dubrow. As speculated Alexis Bellino, Gretchen Rossi and Lydia McLaughlin are not returning, instead Bravo added Shannon Beador and Lizzie Rovsek as official cast members, and Danielle Gregorio will be a "friend of the housewives" this season.
via EOnline: When viewers last saw Vicki, her daughter Briana was confronting Brooks at the Real Housewives of Orange County reunion over voicemails he left saying Ryan, Vicki's son-in-law, should hit Briana to keep her in line. Brooks is still in the picture and causing friction between Vicki and her daughter. Meanwhile, pregnant Briana and her family may move away after Ryan is told he'll likely be stationed in
Newly married Tamra is working on her new gym, Cut Fitness, with her husband Eddie. With marriage comes baby? Maybe as Tamra and Eddie explore the possibility of having a child together.
Plus, Heather's acting career is in high gear while she and husband Terry build their new dream home. And it seems the new Housewives aren't taking too kindly to the mom of four's behavior.
Bravo has added
described as having "unflinching honesty and unconventional ways,"
this mom of three keeps her house toxin free. And then there's Lizzie, a former
She's a beauty pageant judge, owner and designer of Sun Kitten Swimwear and
dreams of being an actress. A new friend to the Housewives, Danielle
is a mom of three and is a co-founding member of the charity Heels2Heal-OC.
There you have it, are you excited for the return of RHOC? What are your thoughts on the new wives? Are you going to miss Gretchen, Alexis and
Lydia? Tell us
in the comment section below!
The Real Housewives of
Season 9 Premieres on Monday, April 14 at 9/8c only on Bravo! Orange County
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