Real Housewives of Orange County Vicki Speaks!
The Real Housewives of Orange CountyÂ is back tonight!
And there's at least one gal, Vicki Gunvalson, known for her outrageous behavior on the series, who feels she shouldnât beÂ the reality star people love to hate.
My Los Angeles counterpart, Carole Glines, recently caught up with the fortysomething blonde, whoâs coming back for the series fourth season!
âI donât think Iâm the villain of the show,â Vicki says.Â âI think Iâm one whoâs actually the hardest working.Â Iâm a hard worker and I want to have a lot of fun, too. Youâve got to have thick skin and donât let everything bother you. The first and second season, I would cry at the end, saying, âthatâs not really me.â But now I just think, you signed up for it and youâve got to put your big girl panties on.â
Insurance broker Vicki is the ringleader of the group of wealthy Orange County female friends whose lives are depicted like a soap operaâwith plenty of shopping, drinking, Botox injections, and conflicts with family members.Â The original show was so successful that itâs spawned severals spinoffs, including The Real Housewives of Atlanta and upcoming Real Housewives of New Jersey.
But now that the Orange County gals are back Vicki, who's party yell after having cocktails is hard to miss, says, âIâm trying to minimize the âwoo hoosâ this year but when you feel it, youâve just got to say it!âÂ Â
But eveything isn't peachy keen in the O.C. Vicki reveals that viewers will see that things are still strained between herself and second husband, Donn.Â
âI donât balance life very well.Â One of the things I vowed this year was that I was going to be a better wife and I donât know if Iâve gotten to that level because Iâm so busy, and heâs the last person I end up taking time for.Â Itâs hard.Â When the showâs not airing, Iâll say âIâll spend some more time with you,â and then something else comes up."
She defends herself accordingly. âMy business is growing.Â I have about 3,000 agents across the nation that Iâm training on a daily basis."
Work it, you entrepreneurial super woman! But don't forget, life isn't all about the bottom line!
Catch The Real Housewives of Orange County Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 10 p.m. on Bravo.