Why Being the New 'Real Housewife' Is a Really Crappy Job (VIDEO)

I'm beginning to think the Real Housewives franchise should be re-named Cast vs. Producers. You know, like those video games our kids play -- Plants vs. Zombies or Monsters vs. Aliens. Yes, I know that one's a movie. BUT. Last night on The Real Housewives of Orange County, newbie cast member Lizzie Rovsek had a terrible, terrible birthday. And it was all Tamra Judge's fault. Or was it? In today's exclusive episode, I've got all the dish, plus new developments with Apollo NidaPhaedra Parks, and The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

It's rough being a newbie Housewife. You have to prove yourself not only to the producers and network, but also to the cast. If they don't think you're bringing it, they won't want to film with you. In today's episode, I take you through what it feels like to be almost done with filming, how you fight with producers about what you will and won't attend, and when you'll film. There's a huge struggle that goes on behind the scenes, and this week we see Shannon Beador, Tamra, and Vicki Gunvalson all caught up in it.

Next, it wouldn't be the Housewives if there wasn't a girls' trip! But ... everyone needs to go. Heather Dubrow got very crafty and figured out exactly what to say to Shannon. Thankfully, she did not use any terminology she learned while planning her Valentine's Day party.

Finally, there's MAJOR dish being served up down south. The Real Housewives of Atlanta are filming season 7, and you can bet that producers are getting as much of Apollo Nida and Phaedra Parks as possible before Apollo leaves for prison. But there's a LOT more going on behind the cenes, and yes, Kenya Moore is involved. Watch now for all the dish!

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Do you think Tamra tried to ruin Lizzie's party on purpose?

 

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