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Heather Dubrow Dishes On Her Run-In With Braunwyn Windham-Burke’s Mom Dr. Deb and Being Called “Mean” and “Cold” Plus Dr. Deb Responds!

There seems to be a new feud in the OC and it involves two very unlikely characters.

Someway, somehow Heather Dubrow and Braunwyn Windham-Burke‘s mom Dr. Deb have found themselves involved in a feud with each other.

Crazy, right?!

So, it seems that this feud started during a flight when Dr. Deb approached Heather and her husband Dr. Terry Dubrow. And it turns out Heather and Terry had no clue who Dr. Deb was at that point in time which made the interaction quite awkward. If that wasn’t bad enough Dr. Deb then took to her Instagram stories and called out Heather and Terry.

Heather dished on it all in a recent episode of her podcast, Heather Dubrow’s World.

“So let me tell you the story…we get on the plan to come home from New York and this woman comes onboard who looks like Betsey Johnson, at first, with this blonde hair and all these rainbow attachments and these huge gold necklaces hanging off and this crazy outfit. She’s loud on the plane and sees Terry and comes over ‘Hey, Hey, Hey I know you, I know you. We went to med school together. We trained together, we trained together. Like aggressive,” Heather explains.

“Now you know Terry, he doesn’t talk to people anyway especially not on a plane,” Heather tells her co-host, Natalie Puche. “And you know, she’s very colorful and I’m not judging the way she looks. She’s very colorful looking gal and she’s in his face. And he’s like ‘Okay, okay’ with the go away vibe. Then she comes over to me and she’s talking to me and she says ‘Something something and Braunwyn and something.'”

“Then I put all the pieces together that this is Braunwyn’s mother,” Heather explains. “And Braunwyn is the new Housewife,” Natalie points out.

“People, I have not watched the show,” Heather tells her podcast listeners. “I’m not trying to be obnoxious about it. I’m not like ‘I’m better than’ I just haven’t watched the show. I talk to Tamra, we just texted yesterday. I just haven’t watched the show. I don’t know who she is. You think, if I’ve watched the show I wouldn’t know what she looks like? I’ve never seen her before.”

“Can you imagine someone coming up to you that’s dressed really flamboyantly and talking as if you should know who they are and they know you. Wouldn’t you kind of be like ‘ughhh?'” Heather continued.

“Well, not even that,” Natalie interjects. “When you’re at your level you constantly get people talking to you. And like you said, ‘Do I know you from somewhere? Have we met?'”

“But I knew we never met. I knew I didn’t know her,” Heather clarifies. “And I don’t watch the show so if I had seen the show I would have known who she was because she’s a recognizable person.”

Heather says during their interaction she eventually put the pieces together and realized who Dr. Deb was.

“So then I go ‘Oh your Braunwyn’s mother?’ And she goes ‘yeah’ and I’m like ‘okay, nice to meet you whatever blah blah blah,'” Heather explains. “And then she goes we met at taekwondo and I’m thinking ‘No we didn’t.'”

“I would have remembered you,” Natalie says of Heather.

“Unless she didn’t look like that,” Heather wonders. “I don’t know.” 

“I go into the restroom and as I’m coming out she’s walking in and she goes ‘I’ll see you at taekwondo.’ And I go ‘nice meeting you.’ Like simple, just bye. I go ‘okay great nice meeting you.’ And walked out.”

She continues, “So that’s the last I think of it, hear of it, know about it. A few days later I’m at Orange Theory and I see Braunwyn. And she goes ‘Hi’ and I’m like ‘Hi.’ She goes ‘Oh my god, I’m so sorry.’ And I’m like ‘about what?’ I’m thinking what happened? She’s like ‘My mom’ and I’m thinking it’s because she like accosted Terry on the plane. So I’m being nice like ‘Oh don’t worry about it. She was just trying to make a connection with Terry on the plane.’ Then I realize that’s not what she’s talking about.”

“She posted about it,” Natalie says about Dr. Deb, who apparently posted all about her encounter with Terry and Heather on her Instagram stories.

“From what I surmised from my conversation with Braunwyn is that she went off on us on her Instagram story and said we were mean to her. And that we didn’t recognize her on purpose and how ridiculous that was or something,” Heather explained.

“Yeah, so I got a screengrab from a random person because I don’t follow any of them saying, ‘Oh my god did you see this?'” Natalie added.

“Where did she do it from?” Heather asked about Dr. Deb’s Insta story. “From her seat. That’s why I knew she was in first class because she was in one of the pods,” Natalie revealed.

“Shut up!” Heather replied, before asking “What did she say?”

“She took a screengrab of just the first-class section and then just basically wrote that you guys were cold and not inviting and not talking to her, pretty much,” Natalie explained.

“I think it’s important to introduce yourself even if you’re like an obvious person,” Heather insists. “Like I told you, I ran into Brad Goreski on the plane when I was with Katarina. We didn’t talk on the way in but when we landed he was like ‘Hi, Brad Goreski,” and I’m like ‘Of course. How are you? Good to see you.’ But it’s always good to say your name or say what your connection is. Like why would I know her?” 

Heather then says that if Dr. Deb would have approached her and Terry in a less aggressive manner things may have gone differently.

While Heather seemed confused by the unnecessary drama, she ultimately let it roll off her shoulders. However, the same can’t be said for Dr. Deb, who replied to Heather’s claims in a post on Bravo Snarkside’s Instagram.


Heather then addressed Dr. Deb’s comments on another episode of her podcast. However, this time Heather kept her comments short and sweet while attempting to end the drama between her and Dr. Deb for good.

“I never talked about it until she did. She’s trying to be relevant I think is the thing. It feels a little bit, as they say, thirsty. Dr. Deb let’s hang. I’m raising the black flag. I feel bad and Braunwyn’s a really nice girl. So, let’s say something complimentary because she must have done a good job raising her because she seems like a very nice person,” Heather said.

The Real Housewives of Orange County airs Tuesdays at 9 pm EST on Bravo.

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