Gretchen Rossi & Tamra Barney Weird Off-Screen Friendship

gretchen rossiEvery time I think I can't hate Gretchen Rossi any more than I already do, she makes like Emeril and turns it up a notch. When she first appeared on Real Housewives of Orange County, I didn't mind her, kind of liked her even. I felt bad that the other Housewives were mean to her, and there was even about four seconds where I thought she actually loved Jeff. But it seems that with each new season -- and every time I hear that fake, annoying laugh -- Gretchen gets a little more obnoxious both on, and off, screen.

Recently the blonde bombshell bimbo told PopEater that not only does Tamra Barney have "camera balls," she's also "evil" and a "train wreck." But, it's cool, guys. She can say it, because they're, like, totally besties off screen.


It's clear that Gretchen is dying to be the star of the show this year. The very first episode she came in, guns blazing, with her new hair extensions, new attitude, and new face. She ripped Tamra a new one at her party, and had a newly-formed alliance with the second most annoying person on the show, Alexis. Now she's trying to act like she totally doesn't want to be the most popular -- because that means you're the craziest.

I think [Tamra] wants to be the star of the show, and that's fine with me. Because if she wants to be the star of the show, that means she's a train wreck, so I'm totally OK with that.

And then I'm sure she cackled her seizure-inducing laugh.

Look, despite the fact that Tamra has actually grown on me a bit this season, I definitely don't think she is without fault. Not even close. Her bathtub scene with Eddie made me want to crawl out of my skin and into my oven (that was pre-heated). But for Gretchen to say Tamra's the biggest train wreck? And that she amps it up for the camera? That's crazy! Not because Tamra doesn't amp it up, but because Gretchen is the worst of all!

I mean, her beauty line -- ugh, Gretchen Christine Beaute; her handbag line; Slade! Gretchen is doing everything in her power to try to become Bethenny Frankel. Tamra is just being a self-centered Orange County "housewife."

And how on earth could she say that they're "friends" off camera after saying such mean things? She said:

Tamra definitely turns it on for the cameras. She and I get along really well off camera, but when we're on camera, she's just mean and evil. Not nice.

What kind of a friendship is this, where you can trash your "friends" to gossip sites? How can you be friends off camera, and enemies on? I don't get it! Gretchen is desperate to get her name out there, and dying to become the most "popular" housewife. Gross.

I think all of the housewives are pretty much awful human beings -- but make for fantastic TV! But I would take being friends with Tamra over being friends with Gretchen any day of the week!

Who do you think you would be friends with out of all the Housewives? Who is the worst of all?

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