The Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Barney has gone through quite the transformation since fans first met her a couple of years ago. She was married to Simon Barney, struggling with her home and her finances, and questioning whether her marriage was indeed the best thing for her. Since then, Tamra has gotten divorced, remarried, and has taken control of her own finances.
Barney made a smart move and used her fame from The Real Housewives of Orange County to start a fitness studio. On the show, she revealed that she had always dreamed of opening up a bar or a fitness studio, rather than continuing her role of being a stay-at-home mother. Fans saw how she talked to business owners, and began planning out her fitness dreams on a $45,000 budget.
According to a new tweet, The Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Barney is now revealing that opening her CUT Fitness studio was actually much more expensive than originally thought. On the show, fans heard her planning her business on a budget, but she reveals that it became much more expensive after some investments in growth and expansions.
— Tamra Judge (@TamraBarney) October 7, 2014
Tamra has confirmed that she is returning to The Real Housewives of Orange County to quite the hefty paycheck. It is rumored that she is making upwards of $600,000 for a single season of the show. So it is only natural that people are starting to question why she would make such a big deal out of starting her $45,000 fitness studio.
Barney admits that the budget created while filming The Real Housewives of Orange County was far from the final budget. She admits that it did go beyond that, claiming it cost them around $300,000 in the end. The Real Housewives star also admitted that they tried to stick to their business plan, but that spending the money and going bigger was indeed the best possible decision for them.
According to The Inquisitr, she is returning to The Real Housewives of Orange County, and fans may also see her ex-husband plague her quite a bit on this upcoming season. She is caught up in a custody battle because she has been labeled as a bad mother. Her ex-husband has filed for full custody of the couple’s three children. He claims that she hasn’t seen her teenage daughter in over eight months.
Sadly, Simon may be gathering evidence against Tamra, using scenes from The Real Housewives of Orange County to make his case that she is an unfit mother. Are you surprised that Barney’s business was so expensive to start?
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