'Real Housewives of Orange County' Reunion Part 2 Recap: Gretchen Rossi 'Cries' When the Ladies Attack

Gretchen RossiBefore we get into the meat of part two of The Real Housewives of Orange County reunion, I have a suggestion for Andy Cohen and the ladies for future reunions -- can we please get a wardrobe change at some point? Especially when it comes to a three-part reunion, these outfits start burning my eyes. Some variety would help. Think about it? Thanks.

Anyway, as for the rest of the drama, it was all about Gretchen Rossi tonight, as it has been pretty much all season. She's pissed almost everyone off at one time or another, and tonight they let her know it. She tried to take Tamra Barney down for being two-faced to Alexis Bellino by bringing out her text message documentation, but that backfired when Alexis said Tamra had already told her that she was just telling Gretchen what she wanted her to hear. Gretchen once again was confused.

Tamra went on to blast her for being self-involved and making everything about her. She said that when Eddie proposed, Gretchen texted her for four hours moaning about how it should have been her getting engaged. Tamra also called her out for leaking rumors that Bravo had paid Eddie to propose. Andy shot those down as well.

Then it was Heather Dubrow's turn to take Gretchen to task for the whole Malibu Country debacle. Gretchen was armed and ready with her voicemail, but it did little to prove that she didn't use the alleged role to try and hurt Tamra. "You can twist and shimmy this all you like but you did this to hurt Tamra," Heather told her. 

Alexis called her a liar, and then they all started in on her proposal to Slade Smiley. Vicki Gunvalson started by saying she thought the whole thing was for show, and they all pretty much agreed. Soon it was just too much for Gretchen to take, so she burst into tears. Okay, not actually tears, because her eyes didn't seem to be even the slightest bit damp, but she moaned and made some crying-like noises for a bit. Her thick (THICK) mascara didn't even budge. It was painful to watch and so absolutely unconvincing, it was comical. I don't normally like to see one person ganged up on by others, but I felt little to no sympathy for Gretchen.

The other ladies pretended to be nice to her after her weird "crying" breakdown, backtracking and saying it was just the timing of the whole engagement, not her love for Slade they were questioning. There were definitely some doors left open there for friendships to be rebuilt in the future.

So that's two parts down, one to go. Next week shows Brooks Ayers making an appearance, and Vicki storming off the set claiming she's done with the show. Can't wait to see what that's about.

Do you think Gretchen deserved what she got on the reunion tonight?

 

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nonmember avatar Katie

haha you nailed it!! Her crying seen so was creepy!!!! No even the slightest dampness leaked from her eyes...

Linda Ramsey

Did we not tell her that Tamra would turn on her again. She has always been jealous of Gretchen...Sorry Gretchen you kind of got what you did to Alexis...How does it feel..

nonmember avatar Caroline

Hey gretchen do not be annoyed by heather, she is just as much a actress as you are a singer.

nonmember avatar lauriepascua

Gretchen I have always thought u were the most gorgouse women on the show. I would trust u over any of them assholes! I am from chgo & vicki is a huge embaressment for chicago! I got ur back always girl. Unfortunatly I do not trust slade. Be careful there! U should dump that show & get ur own. Maybe take lydia (if she's stoned) or heather but thSo trying to figure out what camila is saying sure makes me feel better about how grace talks! They r same age & I can barely understand this one??at's a big if! Oh and tell vicki she is sluming w her crooked freaky boyfriend. For a smart women she is dumb as dirt thinikin brooks is a good guy. He is a slithering snake like most insurance seller are! He's a creeper! If u eber need back up jusyly gimme a call. I would slap the shit out of all of them!

Donna McIntyre

Heather's condescending attitude toward the other women is disgusting. When she told Gretchen that her proposal was hollow sounding, she was just downright cruel. She seems to have to show an attitude of superiority. Maybe it is because she is so insecure.

nonmember avatar lauriepascua

Gretchen I have always thought u were the most gorgouse women on the show. I would trust u over any of them assholes! I am from chgo & vicki is a huge embaressment for chicago! I got ur back always girl. Unfortunatly I do not trust slade. Be careful there! U should dump that show & get ur own. Maybe take lydia (if she's stoned) or heather but thSo trying to figure out what camila is saying sure makes me feel better about how grace talks! They r same age & I can barely understand this one??at's a big if! Oh and tell vicki she is sluming w her crooked freaky boyfriend. For a smart women she is dumb as dirt thinikin brooks is a good guy. He is a slithering snake like most insurance seller are! He's a creeper! If u eber need back up jusyly gimme a call. I would slap the shit out of all of them!

nonmember avatar Cass

What a sorry lot they all are!!! Would anyone in their right mind want any one of them for a friend? Yikes!

nonmember avatar anjanette

In my personal opinion, I would have done exactly what Gretchen did for her engagement. I wouldn't have invited any of those women. And to see Tamra side up along and offer comfort to Gretchen, I think T actually meant it, but it's still suspect because Tamra can turn on a dime and she has done it happily.

But Gretchen wasn't doing this to impress any of these women, she was doing it to engage HER loved one.

And anybody who has watched this program knows that these women would have taken any opportunity to confront somebody about something for some stupid selfish reason that perhaps Bravo would have stoked the fire to happen!

She did the right thing and I applaud that decision! Finally, one of them didn't invite all of the b's to a party.

Michelle Duncan Garnica

Seriously, that had to be some of the worst acting I have ever seen. She should have had Tamra spray some pepper in her eyes...

nonmember avatar SAM

Gretchen needs to lay off that botox, she not only couldn't squeeze out a tear to save her life she could hardly move her face period. But the quick recovery from her "breakdown" screams all for show. Fake fake fake!

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