RHOC star Vicki Gunvalson took to her blog to reflect on this season. Vicki says she is blessed to be on the show and reveals she reads all the comments-the good-the bad-and the ugly!
“Tonight is the second part of the reunion show, which we filmed back in June. It is brutal. You will see what I mean when you watch it tonight.
Total drama aside, I’ve been blessed to be on the show for seven great years. I have always said it is because of all of you that I am still here. We have had good times and bad times. We have had some totally fun times — and even some sad times. All of you know how important my family and friends are to me. What you may not know, or maybe I haven’t said to you before, is how important all of you are to me.
You all are — each and every one of you and I am still learning about you, and even myself. I wasn’t born into a show business family so I didn’t have any frame of reference to reflect on — or even a business model to consider. I just dove in this reality pool and started to swim. The instant reward was I found all of you. I have become a different person, I think, because of your love.
Not everything has been easy. There are still many uncertainties, for example, Facebook and Twitter. Just recently, I heard Oprah reveal how she felt when she read her Facebook page and Twitter — to actually see some of the negative responses she has had. Negative comments can be learning tools but they can also be cruel if personal. I have had both negative and loving comments. While some are hard to read, I know that you wanted me to hear what you had to say. Did I say some are hard to read? Oh yes, but I read them and I hear all of you.
So back to all of you — I wish you a happy and safe rest of the summer. I will always be here for you as you have been there for me. Let me hear from you. I may have to put my sunglasses on to read your comments, but that’s OK. I will read them, and I will still let you know I am grateful for your love and support.
Until I see you in person, I absolutely will keep you in my heart and thoughts. When you are facing some of your own drama, if anyone ever tells you to be quiet and don’t make a scene, I hope you will think of my advice and me: Make a scene, then yell, “Bring it on!”"
And if you think Vicki won’t return next season, you are wrong! She tells Bravo, “This season, I’ve been through the ringer as new friendships arose and old ones were tested on the show. I can’t predict who will be friends with whom next season, but I know now that my family and my closest friends are the most important thing to me. As women, we are strong people! Women can go through hell, but we are strong, and stand up and fight for what we believe in. I’m happy to hold my head up high and look forward to what’s next! I’m a fighter, Bring It On!”
Do you think Vicki should give The Real Housewives of Orange County a rest?!