#RHOC Vicki Gunvalson Claims Tamra Judge Is Being Controlled By Shannon Beador Like A ‘Puppy’

Posted on Sep 22 2017 - 9:33am by BeachSpin

Vicki Gunvalson set the record straight on last week’s Real Housewives of Orange County, and continues to do the same in her Bravo blog.

Vicki hashes out Kelly Dodd’s volleyball party, and updates us with her current thoughts about the drama splintering the cast.

Vicki nails Shannon for being the cast divider, and wonders why Tamra caves to her every demand.   

Lydia is right. Whenever you are around Shannon, there seems to be an energy where the mood changes immediately. I believe in all of my heart, that Shannon is one of the main reasons why Tamra and I have not been able to reconcile. What I don’t understand is Tamra has always been a strong opinionated woman, but as you can see when Shannon calls her name to “come here now”…Tamra crawled to her like a puppy who was being scolded. It was the strangest thing.”

Vicki addresses the bomb dropped by Ricky Santana at her birthday party — that he witnessed Eddie Judge in a make out session with another man.

“I don’t like being in conflict and I’m tired of it. I am not responsible for what people say about one another, I am only responsible for what comes out of my mouth. I am not responsible for what Ricky revealed last week and I am not homophobic.”

Vicki speaks directly to Tamra, reiterating her positions about her marriage, and the ancient rumor about Eddie’s sexuality.

Tamra if you are reading this – I will say it for the last time. I did not start this “rumor,” nor do I care about Eddie’s past. I did not “set Ricky up at my party to discuss about anything about Eddie”. From what I have witnessed, I know you both love each other and that’s what is important. That’s it. I really don’t think it needs to be discussed any further and wish you would stop blaming me for this.”

Vicki weighs in on Shannon’s marriage, and vows to not discuss it any further. Vicki also offers a little snark about the responsibilities that come with sharing the Bravo stage with Shannon.

“It was sad for me to see the disconnect between Shannon and David, and I am hopeful that they will make it through this difficult time in their marriage. I will not be baited into any further discussions regarding it.”

“From what I see, Shannon believes I am responsible for everything, for global warming, climate changes, and I’m sure I am to blame for most recently the two devastating hurricanes and the fires in the Western US.”


Vicki wraps her blog, hoping for peace within the cast.

“I am hopeful and pray daily for peace amongst us women, because that is what would make me happy and I believe it would make them happy too. As a Christian, forgiveness is one of the gifts we have as it is a new beginning and not looking back.”

Watch The Real Housewives of Orange County, Monday nights, at 9:00 p.m. ET, on Bravo.


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  • purehockeyfan

    responsible for global warming and climate change…both? that’s like saying vicki is dumb and unintelligent or shannon is crazy and a loon…no?

    • Karoline

      Vicki is dumb.

      • Koko Banned

        I don’t think Vicky is dumb. She’s a capable woman. Her flaw is not admitting when she’s wrong and when she has added fuel to the fire. She does perpetuates rumors, that is what mean girls do but none of these women are guiltless of the same. I am not a Vicky fan but calling her dumb seems farfetched. All these women are catty, bitchy, fake, inconsiderate and immature. They do not know the meaning of loyalty, friendship or classiness. They are all ratchet. That is the point of the show.

        • Karoline

          She is dumb

          • Koko Banned

            Okay Shannon, you win!

  • Karoline

    Just because you don’t START a rumor doesn’t mean your off the hook for perpetuating the rumor. It’s not very “Christian” . Vicki not understanding that shows how ignorant she is. She insults our intelligence.

    • Maria

      Exactly. if she kept her piehole closed maybe the other ladies wouldn’t be pissed. Lol, no one baited you into spreading the Beador situation. You did it willfully, maliciously and beyond stupidly. You are a truly vile pig. And knock off the ‘ Christian bs you and Lydia spew. You have no idea about it is to be a Christian.

      • Karoline

        Agree 100%

  • Just My Opinion

    Vicki’s observations are spot on. Shannfat has some kind of control over Tamrat. If you remember the earlier episodes this Pig was more or less normal. Ever since David’s affair she has become totally unhinged. How the hell do you blame someone else for your weight gain? r I would worry about her around the children. She has become unstable enough to do harm to herself and take the kids with her. David needs to take his head out of his ass !!

    • the dudette


  • Koko Banned

    Sahnnon reminds me of a witch or some kind of Mommy Dearest character. We can definitely see how manipulative she is with her husband, her friend(s) and her enemies. She sees that Tamrat is trying to escape her clutches and she does not fancy that one bit. That is why Shannon is wearing the Red dress in the cover spot of the show intro. She’s the master manipulator this season.

  • motherall

    Who do you think you’re kidding….you hate conflict?. You adore stirring things up with lies. And Shannon called Tamra over to her because Tamra asked her to keep her away from falling for your lies and fast talk. I know you watch the show…use your eyes instead of your mouth.

  • Bryan

    Dirty Granny if you are gonna lie you better at least cover your tracks, You said you didn’t invite the dude but he kept the invite and the texting between the two, the best thing to do here and to smile and princess cohen at the reunion and just say ” I forgot” nothing else , just say, “I forgot” and just add a wicked smile to it

  • ScrappieONE

    There is one common denominator in every confrontation, disagreement, conflict and argument when these ladies get together…. SHANNON…. This woman needs to get a grip and quick.

  • RHONJ Fan

    Tamra is a master manipulator, who’s using Shannon to stir the pot and make the situation seem far more dramatic than it is. I am waiting on the day when Tamra drops Shannon like a hot potato and reunite with Vicki. This event is coming, as producers know it would rock Shannon’s world, and make for the best moments in RHOC history.

    • ScrappieONE

      YES ^^^^^^^… Then the real crazy Shannon will pop out

  • wellWellwell

    What SL would Tamtrash or Shanloon have if not for Vicky. If Shannon calls Tamtrash 30 times a day imagine how many she calls David. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/4c00d3c138a64d238611f731affaba1edb68cb56bab26ea0a31fa2dee047cfa2.jpg “Divorce is NOT an option”

  • Contessa Bel Raven

    Tamra? Controlled by Shannon? By anyone? 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

    Shannut knows that she is merely Tamra’s rebound girl; her “in-between” as it were. Tamra and Vicki go way back, and Shannut simply can’t compete with that. I predict they will reconcile, and Shannut will be left in the dust (probably next season). Hopefully, it will be the final nail that pushes her over the edge. #5150involuntary-psychiatric-hold

    • Koko Banned

      If Tamrat can get over the gay Eddie comments so can Shannut over the beatdown rumors. When Vicky was with with Donn Tamrat was speaking really ill of him and Vicky forgave HER. These women act like we forgot about the other seasons.

      PS I really liked Donn, I thought he was too good for Vicky.

      • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

        Well yeah, but the difference is … the beat down isn’t a rumor. Apparently the Beators thought their dirty little secret wasn’t going to be exposed.

        • Koko Banned

          Very true. That is what she’s really mad about.

      • Wimbledonwoman

        Me too. I think we all loved Donn. Xx

    • Jennymckitty

      Watching Shannon is like watching one of those wild animal documentaries where the poor animal is just days from starvation. I’m yelling at the TV, “Just feed him for heaven’s sake.” But no. They just film his death. I keep waiting for someone….anyone…to intervene with Shannon and say “Honey, your not OK. You need help”. But the women just kind of tiptoe around her and act like this behavior is somehow sane and production keeps filming.

      • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

        That’s a good analogy Jenny … not sure what it says about me, but I’d rather witness Shannut’s mental/nervous breakdown than a poor suffering animal.

  • Jennymckitty

    So Tamara is the puppet master and is controlling Shannon by letting Shannon control her? That’s one complex stadegy. I do agree with Vicki that Shannon is one of the major hurdles between her and Tamara. Without Shannon, they would certainly be in a more civil place.

    • Evil Queen

      Definitely complex! 😀
      Agreed. Would have been water under the bridge.

      • TartLemon

        Complex for sure, but the only way to detente is for Vicki to admit what a POS liar she is/was and her role in the cancer scam. I don’t see that happening.

        It’s really hard for me to understand Vicki wanting this peace with Tamra with stunts like happened with Ricky at the birthday party. Total setup by Vicki with documented proof. True to POS Vicki form, she STILL denies it.

        • Wimbledonwoman

          Yes I agree, Vicky cannot deny her complicity in the cancer scam and she has never just ‘put it all on a plate’ and apologised. Eg I loved him , I needed him, I did believe him at first, I then had doubts but I could not comprehrend that he could lie to me. Once I sensed he was lying I was like a bat in the headlights….

    • Wimbledonwoman

      I agree but I cannot forget vicky’s complicity in the cancer scan. She has never admitted when she knew he was lying. Cancer is not a joke nor a lie

  • Wimbledonwoman

    Shannon is such hard work. I sense she is from a very privileged background and plays the ace card in her marriage financials. As for Vicky ,my opinion is that she has never explained when she realised Brookes’ lied. I still do not know when her ephiony occurred. To quote her ‘Brookes’ has cancer ‘. Now she realises that he was lying , HHMM she has never explained the light bulb moment. I think we viewers deserve it

  • Wimbledonwoman

    OK shannon is a narcissistic mad fuck, but hey Vicky is an equal narcissistic mad fuck and she put the scumbag lying brook’s before her family. Vicky has never told us when she realised scumbag was lying. She owes us that

    • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

      I agree … her reaction to his lying wasn’t a realistic one by any stretch. I could ALMOST buy that she too was duped, but how does one stage “chemo treatments”. She’s also just dismissing the fact that there were scenes of her bringing Crooks to the “specialist”. So was there an actual doctor’s office/facility who was in on the scam? The absurdity of it all is laughable, and I think the show has suffered immensely ever since.

      • Wimbledonwoman

        You are so right. When they were laughing together when he visited the quack doctor did it for me. For me it was and remains an insult to all viewers who have cancer in their lives. Andy cohen , shame on him

        • AnEnigmaWrappedIn$nark

          That c*nt plays dumb and acts like he has nothing to do with the show whenever he get called on the carpet for bad decision making on all the HW shows. Bitch sold his gay soul to the devil years ago. Being from the same generation, hometown, gender, and even sexual persuasion as myself, I know him well.

      • Lulu

        She also claimed Dr terry treated crooks with medicine when heather debunked it on D.C. And said it was a lie.

        Vicky is a liar liar face.

      • Wimbledonwoman

        She should have been dismissed. She claims she is a ‘control freak ‘ (hhhm insecure). During crooke’s stage 3/4 stage cancer terminal illness, she maintained a ‘binder with colour coded tabs’ , I wonder what was behind each tab segment.
        Red tab: crooke’s has to lose 36lb
        Yellow tab: recipes for casseroles I want delivered
        Blue tab: fuck I have dug my own grave on this one, strategy not going to plan
        Green tab: double fu k How do I get out of this

  • Wimbledonwoman

    Wtf I guess the lying Vicky is back in favour . I am stunned. She was complicit in a CANCER SCAM , have we all forgot that. Have we forgot the colour coded tab system within her hard binded files. 🤔🤔🤔🤔

  • Maria

    I don’t even know why we are even discussing whether Icky knew of scam or not, whether she was duped or not. She already admitted that she fabricated his cancer so people would lay off Crooks and bring her a damn casserole. Bravo keeps showing this over and over again. Then there was the cancer cure juice, and the one last year where it connected you to her website for insurance.
    Can we all stop now speculating?
    Just wondering.