'Real Housewives of Orange County' Reunion: Top scandals and fights that went down in the previous seasons

'Real Housewives of Orange County' Reunion: Top scandals and fights that went down in the previous seasons
TV personalities Kelly Dodd, Vicki Gunvalson, Meghan King Edmonds, Shannon Beador and Heather Dubrow attend the premiere party for Bravo's 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' 10-year celebration on June 16, 2016. (Bravo)

What are reunions without some juicy fights? And in 'Real Housewives of Orange County', there's no dearth of it. As we wind up yet another season of 'RHOC,' here's a list of infamous catfights that went down in the reunion episodes from previous seasons. 

1. Shannon Beador vs Vicki Gunvalson 

One can trust the enemy, but never a "friend" who lies behind one's back. The 'RHOC' Season 11 reunion saw Vicki and Shannon clear the air about abuse claims. The issue could have been solved in a calm fashion but it quickly escalated into a verbal spat, followed by Shannon storming off the stage. Kelly Dodd casually brought up the topic of Shannon being physically abused by husband David Beador and even suffering injuries from it. Shannon straight out denied it saying there was no truth to it and Vicki was making it all up, to which the latter said that she has texts from Shannon which prove that she had come to her after being beaten up by the husband. However, Shanon's shared her side of the story, in which she clearly stated that it was during one of the drunken nights that she fell and injured her knees, and those were the bruises that everyone mistook for abuse marks. "My husband didn't beat me," Shannon said through her tears. 


2. Tamra Judge vs Gretchen Rossi

Tamra has always been in the news for being someone who loves a good fight and 'RHOC' season 6 reunion was the perfect stage for her to prove the point that Gretchen Rossi was seeing someone else while still in a relationship with another man. As Gretchen began defending her stance on it, Tamra kept blaming her saying she had wanted to move forward, which was why she invited Gretchen over for her house party, but even then she ended up calling her an "evil bitch." The problem quickly escalated and both Tamra and Gretchen started to get into a loud argument, with the former refusing to back down and take back her claims. 

3. Heather Dubrow vs Lydia McLaughlin

Season 8 reunion turned interesting with Heather and Lydia going at each other for a scathing blog that the former had written judging Lydia on the choices she makes. She called her out for being okay with getting drunk and dancing atop a bar, but watching male strippers perform was unacceptable for her. 


4. Vicki Gunvalson vs Kelly Dodd

In a dramatic turn of events, 'RHOC' reunion Season 13 star Vicki accused Kelly of using cocaine, to which she said she does pot and that's legal. Soon there were cuss words flooding regular sentences and that's when everything started to spiral out of control. However, host Andy Cohen was able to normalize the situation by letting them know that they aren't eligible for legal charges.

5. Vicki Gunvalson vs Kelly Dodd

The taping of season 14 reunion turned out to be eventful thanks to the Vicki-Kelly feud. The drama had almost fizzled out when Vicki decided to bring it up at the event accusing Kelly of using a fake name while she made defamatory statements about her.

This year too is going to get its dose of scandal and controversy courtesy the "sex train" storyline that Kelly has flat-out denied, saying she has not even had a threesome.

Catch all-new episodes of 'RHOC' every Tuesday night on Bravo TV.


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