Tamra Barney Goes on Attack Again ... So Much for That Nice, New Leaf She Was Turning Over

Lydia McLaughlinSo much for that nicer, kinder leaf RHOC Tamra Barney keeps proclaiming to be turning over. Her actions tell us she's still stuck on the mean, bitter, biting one she's been on for awhile now. Her latest victim -- new girl Lydia McLaughlin.

This time it's Twitter that has her all in a twist. She apparently doesn't like it when people suddenly get new followers too fast, and she threw out a pointed accusation earlier this week.

Why do people buy followers? We all know your doing it when your followers drop and increase 20K over night. Desperate housewife?

She didn't mention Lydia by name, but according to Wetpaint, it's pretty obvious who she was slamming. She told followers who asked to type in her co-stars' names in Twitter Counter to see which one had a big increase in followers. The site did just that and found that as May 29, Lydia had 71,000 followers. Today, she has more than 82,000.

It's a lot, but ..  why does Tamra care? Shouldn't she be planning a wedding or something instead of comparing someone's number of followers? And so what if someone buys followers, it's not like it hurts Tamra ... well except for her ego maybe.

Also, it's not really that unthinkable that Lydia just got that many followers the old-fashioned way (or as old fashioned as you can be when it comes to Twitter). She's new to the show, and people are starting to want more of her as she gets deeper into the drama. She was responsible for Tamra and Alexis's big reunion we saw this week, and that could have had contributed to the new followers too. Nice of Tamra to pay her back with the slam, huh?

Do you think Lydia bought Twitter followers? What do you think of Tamra criticizing her for doing so?

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Dina Fleischer

Who cares? If Tamra isn't in the limelight she isn't happy.  She's a mean and evil person, Eddie will soon have roving eyes and this marriage won't last, guarantee that!

Dina Fleischer

Thanks for putting Lydia's full name now I'll go and follow her on Twitter!  and unfollow Tamra, ha!


Linda Conner

u ether like someone or u don't d Lydia just one of those people u just like .she SEEMS to be just a really nice person. as for Tamra maybe she needs to check out one of her many issues she has. grow up Tamra

Michele Shank

The more I see of Lydia on RHOC, the more I like her. And I think that's what happening with her increase in followers. In fact like Dina Fleischer, I'm going to follow Lydia and for the record, I will NEVER follow Tamra. She's too hateful.

Cindy Lou Whalen-dePencier

When is everyone going to wake up and catch on to Tamra's mean girl behavior! She is just nasty and mean, and sooooo jealous. And one day Gretchen will wake up and smell the coffee, she did and said the most horrible things to her and yet they are BFF's seriously wake up ladies!

Melba Saldana

Let's Face It , Tamra you are Jealous and Mean....and we know you are a User when it comes to Friends..you couldn't stand Gretchen Now Ur BFF's...make up your mind...Be Loyal to A Friend...Enemies... who Needs A Friend Like You!!!

Barbara Waldorf Swaim

I think that Lydia has earned everyone that follows her. I really admired how she gets along with her husband, her mother "the Pot Head",in a good way, and her cast mates. Lydia is by far the youngest of the group and has more common since than anyone else on the show. You go girlfriend! I usually do not comment on these shows but she has shown nothing but maturity and grace.

Suzanne Benn

Tamara think that the show revolves around her...... like she is the "head "bitch" and not Vicki !!!! She is so busy trying to make people feel sorry for her. She really needs to grow up and get on with her life !!!!! Lydia seems nice and grounded........not sure how long that will last but so fr so good !!!!

nonmember avatar Keli Bennett

What I'm wondering is how the heck do people "buy" twitter followers??? TO me that just sounds absurd! Oh well, don't tweet and never will. Seems 2 me that old habits die hard, and perhaps that is the case here...and this is coming from someone who supports Ms. Tamra!! And as innocent as little Miss Lydia comes off, there is just something bout her...just can't quite put my finger on it yet! ;)

Lori Doyle

I started following Lydia and she didn't pay me a dime!

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