Vicki Gunvalson is the OG of the OC. The cast roster for the upcoming season of The Real Housewives of Orange County is a big topic of discussion. There have been rumors that Vicki has been demoted to a friend of the Real Housewives, however; Vicki has made it clear that she is back full-time. It’s certain that she will appear on the RHOC next season, as her engagement party with Steve Lodge was filmed for it back in late May. Vicki recently hinted and seemingly confirmed on social media that she will be returning full-time. Vicki wrote, “Stay tuned. I’ll never be just a “friend.”
Jeff Lewis had claimed on his SiriusXM radio show in February that sources close to the show demoted her, however; Vicki remained adamant that she was in negotiations and that it was simply rumors. There have been reports that Vicki is getting married to secure her role on the RHOC. Vicki got engaged to Steve and this will be shown on the original Bravo series. It was reported that Vicki did not attend the cast photo shoot a couple of weeks ago, swirling the demotion rumors even more. However; Vicki has made it clear that she’s back and not going anywhere!
Vicki recently thanked her boss, Bravo honcho, Andy Cohen. On his birthday she shared a tribute to him, “Happy birthday @bravoandy. It’s been 15 years ago that we met with the start of the Housewives franchise. Thank you for believing in me and being part of changing my life forever. You deserve all the love there is. Don’t forget to ‘whoop it up.'”
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Happy birthday @bravoandy. It’s been 15 years ago that we met with the start of the Housewives franchise. Thank you for believing in me and being part of changing my life forever. You deserve all the love there is. Don’t forget to “whoop it up. #bravo #happybirthday #woohoo #housewives
I have a feeling that Vicki is returning full-time to the RHOC! I think all of this speculation back and forth is to build up suspense for next season. Vicki has been on the show every season, I can’t picture it without her. I hope that Vicki does return to the show to ‘whoop it up.’ We’ll have to stay tuned, loves!
Thoughts on this all? Do you think Vicki is returning full-time or friend of the wives? Sound off below!