The Real Housewives of Orange County season 10 reunion show finished filming Thursday night and the ladies, Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador, Meghan King Edmonds, and Heather Dubrow, have already posted photos and reactions from the big day.
The “OG of the OC,” Vicki, provided regular updates throughout the day. Earlier in the day, Vicki posted a photo of herself about to face the women. The photo shows that Vicki chose to wear a low-cut white sheath, which she accessorized with several long necklaces layered together.
Later, Vicki posted a photo of herself smiling for the camera with executive producer and reunion host, Andy Cohen. The photo may have been taken during a filming break.
Perhaps Vicki’s happy photo shows that she didn’t have too hard of a time at the reunion? Not quite. After the reunion had finished filming, Vicki wrote that it was “shocking.” She added that it was “time to move on to a bigger and brighter future.” Accompanying the Instagram message was a photo of Vicki hanging out in what looks to be a bar with three girlfriends and her daughter, Briana Culberson. Vicki thanked the four women for taking her out.
Vicki later revealed that Briana, who was part of the season 9 reunion, took part in the season 10 reunion. A photo shows Briana sitting on the couch with Vicki to take a photo with Andy. It’s likely that Andy had Briana, who is a vocal critic of Brooks, there to give her opinion on Brooks and whether she thinks he has cancer.
Vicki’s comment that it’s “time to move on to a bigger and brighter future” prompted many viewers to wonder whether Vicki means that she doesn’t intend on returning to The Real Housewives of Orange County. Some people commented that Vicki hints that she will leave the show every year, only to return for the new season.
Indeed, in May 2014, during an interview with E! News while promoting season 9 with Shannon Beador, Vicki said that she plans on being on the show until she’s very old. She joked that she’ll still be on the show when she’s in her Spanx and using a walker. She even expressed enthusiasm for being on a spin-off such as Real Housewives All-Stars, if the opportunity ever came up.
Several months later, in December 2014, Vicki revealed during an interview with Us Weekly that Bravo threatened to demote her role on the show if she didn’t film with Brooks Ayers.
“[Bravo] basically put the gauntlet down and said, ‘If you don’t film with Brooks, then we are reducing your role.’ And I was like, ‘Oh no! You did not just say that!'”
She may now be regretting her decision to give in. Did season 10, during which she and her then-boyfriend Brooks Ayers came under intense scrutiny over their claim that he has cancer, finally push the Real Housewives veteran past her breaking point?
Vicki Gunvalson’s longtime co-star Tamra Judge simply commented that the reunion filming was a “long day.”
In response to someone who asked if she survived, she said that she did and that there was no blood.
Like Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow seems to want to keep the fans guessing as to what she wore. She wrote that she loved her Tom Ford dress but only posted a photo of its garment bag.
Shannon Beador didn’t post a reunion photo or reaction, but she did post a photo of herself from the previous day, after getting her skin prepped for the reunion.
Newcomer Meghan King Edmonds predicted prior to the reunion that she would need her breaks.
She later posted that she needs a hug and some wine.
On Friday morning, Meghan posted a photo that shows her reunion look. She opted for a slinky, knee-length dress with her hair left down in soft curls. The photo shows her meeting up with her brother after finishing the filming.
Host Andy Cohen also posted a photo from the reunion day. The photo shows the set for the reunion.
A BravoTV.com blog post reveals where the women were seated for the Real Housewives of Orange County season 10 reunion show. To the left of Andy Cohen sat Vicki Gunvalson and Heather Dubrow. To the right of Andy sat Shannon Beador, Tamra Judge, and Meghan King Edmonds. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, recurring housewife Lizzie Rovsek revealed several days prior to the filming that she wasn’t invited to attend the reunion.
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