Gretchen Christine Rossi
This link doesn’t work, but you can google the link and click on “cached” below the link to see the most recent google “snapshot” of the link
Gretchen been watching the show. love ya the episode when your mother told you to rise above just always keep that with you my father favortie was always be the better the person. you got a good heart dont ever change
Youre the best gretchen, that bitch tamra was just jealous of u from day 1, this all why!!! I wish u well!!
Gretchen! I think ur great, but u need to move past this issue w Tamra. Tamra is an amazing person & this issue is so high school . there’s mo point in being upset . get over it
In response to post 15 from readers comments, who gives a shit if Gretchen has a tattoo on her ring finger? That is no one’s business but Gretchen’s. It doesn’t matter whose name is on her finger or the reason for the tattoo. Bottom line: it is no one’s business but Gretchen’s for the tattoo. Tattoos are art; tattoos are an expression of who people are. So get over it. Would you want someone questioning your tattoo? I think it is stupid you even posted about that, seriously. Can anyone say RIDICULOUS?!
In response to post 18, FREEDOM OF SPEECH, HONEY. Gretchen can write whatever the hell she wants to write. It is her blog and her life; it belongs to no one else. Therefore, if you have nothing nice to say, don’t say a word. My husband is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He spent 28 months of his life in Iraq, missing 14 months of our son’s life. He had to leave when my son was 3 months old. So I don’t think someone should be telling someone what they should or should not write on their own blog. Maybe I do not have a right to tell anyone not to make rude comments about others or to question their tattoos or actions, but if someone wants to tell me what to do, they can kiss my ass.
Post 17, very good point…..you never know. haha
I especially agree w/post 28. Gretchen, Tamra kept pointing her finger at you and making up rumors about you, and in return, her lies have caught up w/her. You reap what you sow, and now Tamra is paying for it. I bet anything Tamra is going to play the sympathy card and try and make everyone feel sorry for her. Now she will probably come forward and talk about how “controlling” Simon was and give some bullshit excuse for her lies and this and that. Karma is a bitch, and so is Tamra.
Lynne and her husband need to tell Alexa to keep her ass home when she does not follow their rules. Take away her phone, Lynne. Take away her internet and any other forms of communication until she is willing to comply w/your rules. I find it humorous that just last week (in the episode) she told you that her daughter was not unhappy, blah, blah, blah, and then Alexa tells her, yet again, that she is unhappy w/the way things are. Still, Lynne does not listen.
I am very sorry for your loss w/Jeff.
I see that Slade makes you happy, and I hope things work out for you.
I think you are a sweet girl, and people cannot expect you to always be sweet or even civil w/Tamra since she is seriously disrespectful to you and behind your back. She wants to sit and point fingers at you while talking w/Alexis, yet, she doesn’t tell her about what she has done to you.
P.s. I wonder what Tamra was like in high school? Also, I LIKED Lynne last season, but now that she and Tamra are but buddies she is going to turn her back on you? You were there for her all along. I don’t see how you keep giving these people chances. That shows you are a very good person. Keep your head up. You are a beautiful person, inside and out. More people should be like you.
We all make mistakes; no one is perfect.
Does Tamra have a blog? I wonder how many comments she gets on there telling her she is a nice person? Her fans must be as crazy as she is.
I meant to post this to the other blog, but whatever. I think you all get the point. xoxo
and tamra had the tattoo, not gretchen, but who cares about a tattoo someone has? really
It is nice to read your response to Tamra’s accusations. If anyone follows the show they know that she stirs the pot with everyone – she talks about people behind their backs when she just had lunch with them. It seems to make her feel better to trash you and really, karma is knocking on her door. That said, I think its time to remove the post because she doesn’t deserve the air space, you don’t need to spend anymore time and energy on her.
Gretchen you should not care what all the other girls say. The only one that counts is you. At the end of the day those women don’t support you.
Sorry about Jeff and I am so glad you have Slade in your life. I always thought he was to good for (what was her name??).
I want to see you guy’s married and happy
Tamara from the get go was jealous of Gretchen, it was completely obvious. She’s a katy gosipy, backstabing, bitch who’s insanely jealous of Grenchen’s natural beauty, figure and youth. Unfortunately, those of us with God given natural beauty are always put down and people will just out and out lie about us. Tamara is the kind of person who doesn’t feel good about herself, but ties to by making herself look good by making others look bad. She’s a short, fat, litte wanna be bully. It’s called insecurity. Gretch, you remind me of myself when I was young. You hang in there and always take the high rode. People will respect you for it. People will eventually learn the truth about Tamara and she will evenually be a turn off to many, because those of us smart people know her kind.
i am so glad you did not take your blog down i have noticed ever since then tamra hasnt said too many horrible things about you good for you for calling her out. they say what goes around comes around so she someday will get hers
Live your life as you see fit. If Tamara and J are really just looking to get their names out there, you really need to take a look at whom your now hooked up with. Truly I do not think Slade is about more than getting on TV.
I do wish you the best and am very sorry that you lost Jeff. Your song is a beautiful tribute to his memory.
I am glad I read your blog Gretchen because now I know the FULL story and not just what Tamra has to say…. your a good woman Gretchen and Tamra is just jealous because you are better looking and happier than she is in life!!! Keep your head up and DONT DELETE this blog….. more people need to be able to read the truth!!
I am with you all the way . These women are just ridiculous what bothers me more than Tamra(because she is just downright boring and a copycat) is Lynne how back stabbing is she ?. Pretending to be your friend and then turning on you like that?. She cannot handle her kids watching them this week hurt , her and her husband deserve whatever they get. Here you are trying to help them and they are slapping you in the fact. They are going to get nothing through to those girls. Once the mold is formed there is very little chance of reforming it. Those kids are only concerned about how they look. A 15 year old drinking and coming home late and you just sit there with your husband , and by the way her husband is a wimp.
You do nothing . She does not even have a blog because I dont think she can write. Tamra is just using her to get back at you because Tamra is so jealous of you and why is she jealous.
Because out of evry girl there . Not one part of you is fake. Keep your boobs you have a banging body and beautiful face and hair. These girls cannot compete even the one you call Alexis with the fat lip.
THey just dont have what you have, keep this blog up it shows how Tamra is in real life.
And it is definitely and indication of why her husband is divorcing her .
Maybe Tamra had an affair with Jay! jk,
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Has anyone considered the possibility that the J tattoo is for Jeff? Heather is right about them being an expression for PERSONAL reasons, no one has any right to tell you what to do with your body. Gretchen, I think you are an amazing person, beautiful inside and out! The only one you ever have to answer to is you, so stay true, and only to you. Good luck!
I knew you had been honest and repeatively truthful all along, I knew this because your comments about anything concerning your life never varied. A liar makes variations of their life to justify a statement they make in which they hear something that questions the truthfullness of their lies. By the way I have noticed this season when she talks trash about you Simon nevers agrees with any of those statements, his silence speaks VOLUMES. In the bible there is a quote “silence is your strongest weopon.” Although I no longer actively practice religion, I never forget a statement as strong as that one. Many times in my life even when I know I am rightm i have to bite my tongue and it has shown it’s power.
Hello Gretchen, I just have one question..Where did you get your couch?? I have been searching for the exact color and material! Can ya help me out? I love your couch! Thanks!
who cares about tamra!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GRETCHEN you are beautiful inside and out… I am a big fan!
Gretchen you are real, honest, smart, beautiful, fun, and you have a fabulous laugh! Anyone with half a brain can see right through Tamra and her lies and BS. She is jealous of you and it shows. At the beginning of the show, Tamra says, “housewives don’t come hotter”, well get a clue Tamra, Gretchen is waaayyyy hotter than you!
And on the Lynne and Alexa issue. I like Lynne, but she is a little clueless. You did talk to Lynne ahead of time and we have all seen on the show how disrespectful both daughters are with Lynne. She is in denial, her daughters both have discipline issues.
I googled the link and clicked on cached,and nothing came up. Is there another place where I can read the blog? Thanks 🙂 BTW…I love your personality…you are the only “REAL” person on the show. Stay that way…:)
Thanks for the reply…:) I clicked on the link, copied and pasted and it worked…but I don’t get the web page..it really doesn’t pertain to this situation…there is a text on there from Simon, but it doesn’t make sense to me..Oh well, thanks anyway…:)
Gretchen: Can you delete your blog. Tamra doesn’t deserve any more stress right now and it is really inappropriate and mean.
Please tell Tamra to remove all the articles and blogs she has used to post her lies about me and Jeff and I would be happy to remove the blog. The other issue is that our show is now international and airing all over the world. Do you think you can stop Bravo from airing everything thing she has said and done about me? Then maybe the press would quit bothering me, Jeff”s Kids and My family could quit being hurt and upset and we could all move on. But Unfortunately when you do what she has done in such a public forum it doesn’t go away, those accusations live on TV and on the internet forever. Tamra has done this to me, to Simon and to her kids.
Her ridicule of Simon publicly is why he filed for divorce. I am not sure how to accommodate your request? As long as her lies live alive and well in the ether of the world, so shall the truth in this blog. I have the right to maintain my integrity and the memory of my relationship with Jeff and the good people have the right to hear the truth.
I wish you all the best.
You go Gretchen…. you could not have said it any clearer!!!
Gretchen, I love how you stand your ground with the girls. You’re the reason why I watch the show. You’re the best looking and best dress. Don’t remove your blog. Tamara has other issues now and I wish her well. When it comes to Lynn last season I felt sorry for her because of the mean things that was said about her. You where the one being nice to her. You don’t have to have children to know whats good for them. This season it SEEMS like Lynn is trying to spice up her character. Maybe she think Bravo won’t invite her back next season. And she’s trying to pull in some ratings. I could be wrong and if I am I’m sorry Lynn.
Gretchen if theres any of your clothing you want to giveaway or sell I accept in advance. LOL
Tammm-RA??? This IS Tamra, isn’t it?…lmao…seriously, the blog doesn’t say anything bad…Gretchen is just explaining HER side and she deserves to do so…YOU did! Give me a break…it’s NOT inappropriate OR mean…nothing was said on the blog that made you look worse than you already do…seriously, she didn’t call you names, she didn’t say anything bad about you, she told HER truth. If she wouldn’t have defended herself, everyone would have assumed that she was lying..she did the right thing. She is allowed to say what she wants. She is just defending herself…it’s a FREE country and if you wouldn’t have been so jealous of her to begin with, none of this would have happened…ALL roads lead back to Tamra…
Get a life and then get it straight…if you paid as much attention to your husband and children as you do Gretchen, you probably wouldn’t be getting threatened with divorce..
I seriously never get involved with these blogs, or anyone’s lives but my own…but I DO watch the show and I am heartbroken by the way Gretchen gets treated for simply living HER life…no matter what..it’s HER life. Even if she did have a relationship with this J person…it is her business…what stopped you from just hanging up on the guy? You got yourself involved because you wanted some dirt on Gretchen…only you made yourself look really stupid, jealous, vindictive, hateful, and mean…you remind me of those mean cheerleader bitches in high school…starting rumors and always making someone else feel as miserable as you are…grow up…please? For the sake of your children and husband? You are a 40+ year old woman…act like it!
Gretchen don’t let these other tools push u around and belittle u. Tamra is soooo insecure and miserably jealous of you! Lynne is slightly retarded and vicki needs to get laid. Your the best by far! Love your style too!!
Gretchen, Live your life to the fullest….Tamra is a real piece of work. She has been jealous of you since day one. People like that will crash and burn one day…you will just have to sit back and watch. Her day will come. You are a wonderful person. 🙂
U GO GIRL LET IT ALL OUT
Good for you Gretchen! Don’t you DARE take this blog down. She just wanted it down because she knew what was coming and how it would all blow up in her face.
You are genuine and true and I saw that the very first time you came on the show and then how she acted the night of that party where she tried to get you drunk – spoke VOLUMES about her agenda – and it has remained the pulse of her relationship with you all along.
She is a nasty, vile bitch – you rise above without having to say a word. There’s more dignity in your little finger than she will ever possess in her whole life.
Also, Gretchen, a word of advice from a southern girl whose Mama always told her this and I will pass it on to you, ‘Don’t go to an ass-kicking contest and provide the ass.’ Don’t let them set you up. It says a lot as to the person you are that you trust, but honey, always be prepared for those who are jealous. They will certainly sacrifice their dignity at every turn just to tear you down, as we have witnessed with Tamra. I’m the type, I trust too much too, but I am learning and once I know the game, I can play it just as well as anyone else. Don’t let your guard down ever. Sad, but how it has to be, especially when people are so jealous of you.
I don’t blame you for not pulling down that blog! Tamra is a backstabber, always was and always will be. You said it best when you were talking to Alexis… Tamra was just looking for a reason to dislike you. You are a strong person to want to push past it and treat her civilly. And you are unbelievably strong to even invite her into your home again! I know I couldn’t do that if she had done all that to me. You are an amazing lady, Gretchen. I only wish I had as much beauty and grace as you! ❤
Gretchen, I love your honesty! I see exactly where you are coming from and you have EVERY RIGHT to say anything and everything!!!! I wish you all the best…and you TRUELY are a REAL housewife! xoxoxo Your biggest fan!
Gretchen… you’re the ish!!
I wanna party with you!
Oh yea and I CAN’T STAND Tamra… Really, get over yourself!!
gretchen i’ve really liked watching you on the housewives these past two seasons. with that said, please stop giving lynne parenting advice. whether you believe you have parenting experience or not, it is totally inappropriate and non of your business. if you were a parent you might understand that even though you may be trying to help, you’re truly out of your element. you’re making yourself appear to be extremely ignorant meanwhile, speaking to lynne like she herself is a child. you know nothing about her family life. no one can really understand what goes on in another person’s family and therefore, should not be dictating how their family should be ran. do yourself a favor and worry about yourself.
I watched the episode and it didn’t seem like she was getting involved OR giving parenting advice. She just wanted Alexis to know she was there if she ever wanted to talk. Most teenagers do not want to talk to thier parents, but will talk to a younger person. Gretchen could end up saving a life, just by being there and listening…I have 4 kids and I’d be happy if someone wanted to listen to one of my kids that was having a hard time in life…she did nothing wrong..
BTW…Alexis DID say several times that she was depressed and felt like her parents didn’t listen to her. Also these two girls like to drink and party just a little TOO much…I would be concerned for her too if her mother was my friend…too many teenagers these days commit suicide or accidentally die because of situations just like Alexis has eluded to. Her parents know it too! They even brought in an outsider to help…so what is so wrong with Gretchen offering to listen? I think this was blown WAY out of proportion…mainly because Lynn knows Gretchen is right…
Oh yeah..one last note…:) Slade should have stayed out of it…he made it worse..Okay…I’m done…:)~
If Lynne can get a 26 year old to come and give her advice about two teenagers that she doesn’t spend time with, then how come, Gretchen, her friend, not be able to do the same thing? I do not remember anywhere in that episode where Gretchen was questioning the parenting skills of Lynne. Her daughter said point blank, that she acts out because she WANTS her parents to punish her but THEY NEVER do so. She knows that she can do whatever the hell she wants and gets away with it.
Gretchen even got permission from Lynne to talk to her daughter, and the daughter went and lied to her mother about the conversation. For Lynne to say that she has an open relationship with her parents is ludicrous. You can see in the episodes that both those girls donot respect their parents!
Gretchen gave her good advice, and she should take heave to it. If you or anyone else are afraid of someone questioning your parenting skills, then you know already that you are insecure about your parenting skills and just didn’t want it thrown in her face. Lynne knows that she hasn’t been a parent.
Lastly, we’ve all been teenagers, therefore, we do know about the so -called stress of a teenage life. Like Gretchen says, just because you push a baby out doesn’t mean that you are automatically a good parent!
Honestly I cant believe people think like you . That is part of the issue. No one cares enough to get involved and address what needs to be addressed. God placed it on Gretchens heart to reach out to the young girl who was clearly begging for anyone to listen , Lynn is very very lucky to have a person who was willing to invest her time and her heart and offer support. Its no wonder we live in a “me socity” its not about “Me” it has to be about “us”. All of us helping and suporting one another and if your so insecure that the truth offends you then check your pride. What Gretchen did was the only thing any self thinking loving women could have done! Lynn is a fruit cake, I liked her when she first came on but , she is on a different planet. She needs to stop being her daughters “friends” and start being the parent. As for Slade adding comments about the situation , he was simply supporitng Gretchen, a very natural reaction . I ‘m not sure how I feel about Slade ( as a man, father) because of what I have read from his ex-wife about his lack of commitment to his ill son. Slade really needs to come clean with all of that even if he did make some mistakes be forthcoming and ask for forgivenss. Gretchen you be careful , your like me we have a big heart and many people see kindness as a weakness and before you know it, were hurt. You hold out show yourself the respect you deserve and contiue to be a “lady” with class and morals.( like your mother) Nothing agaisnt Slade I’m greatful he is there for you but I really would like to see you move on to a man that is more complimentery to your peronality and encourages you be the best women you can be.
Tamra has been trying to find a reason to hate you since day one. When she couldn’t find a legit issue to criticize you, she made up garbage about you.
I was wounded deeply by untruthful rumours and betrayal of people that I thought were friends several years ago. They have since been revealed as liars, but that doesn’t take all the hurt away. As bad as my situation was, I didn’t have embarassing photos of me posted online for everyone to see my most private moments. What is this world coming to? Damn those cellphone cameras….thank God he didn’t have a “Flip”.
Be careful. Let people earn your trust.
BTW: Don’t trust Alexis unless she proves herself. I know you love Slade but take it slow. Even though you are strong and confident, you are still vulnerable. If it was meant to be, he will understand.
i think you’re great. i think you are the most real one on the show. you’re funny, laid back and it seems you know how to have fun…i love the fact that you’re natural, physically. oh, and i think the advice that you gave Lynn (i think that’s her name) about her daughter was absolutely correct (um, she looks like STeven Tyler of Aerosmith..a little tight on the face there and when they did her surgery the should have made a frown up and now down permanently…anyways im not trying to hate, it’s not your style and i wouldn’t want you to think your fans are like that….but it’s the truth)…anways, yeah your advice to her was correct and in watching the episode after everything you said and what you were worried about basically came to fruition. She’s seems like a nice lady, but she’s so blind by the fact that her girls do have issues and they don’t tell them everything…anyways, back to you…i do think you’re a good person, with a huge heart and like to have fun…so i wish you the best in life, i hope you are very much in love and enjoying him every moment that you possibly can and here’s to you and your success in love and in life.
What gym do you go to? Which one does Alexis go to? What do you do to stay in shape? Diet/exercise?
My secret is called NextFit. Go to http://www.trainwithgretchen.com to check it out. I haven’t really talked about it yet. I am planning to launch this new project in March since so many people have been asking me about my routine.
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, YA GRETCHEN! You have a great sense of humor! Keep your chin up girl!
I am sure you will have your own show one day!
Gretchen I’ve loved watching you from the beginning. You are real and down to earth. I’m so sorry for your loss of Jeff. I’m sorry you have had to deal with the loss and then all the stress of Jenna. I pray you find life long happiness. God Bless, Teena
Gretchen, You are a lovely young woman and deserve the best! Don’t, please Don’t remove your Blog. Tamara is the type of person who will manipulate people and make up lies to hurt someone, but she will bring herself down in the end. You’ve got a good head on your shoulders, so, don’t let someone of her low character get to you. She is a trailer trashette, turned reality tv “mean girl”. She must have been a true “ogre” in high school and thereafter, to anyone she felt jealous of . You’re a good person to be able to tolerate being around such a hateful being !
I want to let you know..Vicki use to be my Fav. But, since you have arrived on the show you have turned into my new favorite housewive. Tamra was jealous of you from the get go. By far you are the beautiful one on the show. And, whats up with lynnes hair…lol. Anyway please let me know when this make up line is in full force.. I WANT to but some… I so love you …your # 1 fan from dallas texas…Gina
I absolutely adore you, Gretchen! You are my favorite housewive. I love that you stick up for yourself. And with everything you’ve been through, you seem to stay very positive.
I’d love to know who does your hair, cut and color. It always looks so beautiful.
Gretchen I to deal with people like Tamera and Im not going to bash her but ill pray for her. Ill be honest at first I judged you and thought you was a gold digger, but then I remeberedim a christian and im not anyones judge. I truely think oyur a good person with a good head on your shoulders. Dont after this feel the need to explain yourself anymore. Youve said what you needed to and you must rise above all of it now. I would stay completely away from Tamra and anyone asociated with her and honeslty I would re think my commentment to the show because is it really of God..nope.stay strong and remeber God never gives us nore than we can handle!
I have a quote for you:
“We are in charge of our own attitudes and shouldn’t let other’s attitudes bring us down! ”
Write this on your mirror so you c it while u put ur makeup on every morning!!!
This is such a powerful and TRU statement and will ALWAYS help you in EVERY situation when dealing with “negative” people…(like Tamra). Love ya girl!
Hi Gretchen, just wanted to say that I have watched this show since season 1, and there is always a Tamra in each season, but this one takes the cake! She is a TRU HATER! and that is why she lies, and is so concerned about what you do. She secretly wants to be you. But look how KARMA is a Bitch, bcuz now she is getting divorced! Which is sad, but God does not like ugly! So you keep your head up high and don’t worry about haters, they are everywhere! Love your spirit and your Laugh, i have a very loud laugh too! GoodLuck in the future, and keep posting I love reading your blog!
Gretchen, love you girl!
I have something I found to be of importance and don’t want to post it. Could you please send me an email and I will forward it to you, thanks!
Lynne is so stupid.. you were just trying to help her out… her daughter called her a bit*h on TV and she didnt even say anything to her. shes a spoiled brat and lynne doenst want to see it. her daughter stays out late all the time drinks underage, doesnt come home on time, curses at her parents, room is a mess… ugh they all need help
You are totally right in talking to Alexis and letting her now that you are there for her. With suicide rates rising it is so important to reach out when you see the signs of depression. It is one thing to see people acting deppressed but for someone to actually come out and say they are depressed means they must really be depressed. The insensitive way Lynne and her husband act about the situation is scary because they are just blowing it off. Depression is so serious and I thought people new that but clearly they dont. I hope Alexis is able to get help. At my own school we have had several people kill themselves because of deperession maybe you should be a spokesperson for these types of things. Being famous you would have lots of influence and people may seek help that need it. I hope you use your fame to help others!!! Best of luck to you and Slade as well:)
Gretchen – thanks for sharing your side of the story. Every blog I wrote on Bravo got censored. Tamra is just “pea green” with envy because she prides herself on her beauty, and then you came along. It’s so obvious that she’s jealous of your beauty and personality, and all the attention you get. She’s no longer the prettiest one and she cannot handle it. Unfortunately, she makes a fool of herself with her jealousy.
First of all, I think that you and Jeana are my favorite housewives!!! You have such a big heart!!! I would stay away from Tamara though. All she is is a two faced backstabber. She is scary!!! And I commend you for trying to help with Alexis, she needs help. I wonder if Lynne is so defensive because she feels like she is failing??? I feel for her, but she needs to get a grip and do what is best for her child and not herself. You can be ‘best friends’ with your child when they are grown. Love you girl!!! Beth
rub it off and keep it moving.
Leave the blog up. It is your opinion, you are entitled to it. Tamra is a mean spiteful bitch, and you should really just avoid her at all costs. I will be dissapointed if you take your blog down.
Don’t you think it’s kind of low to post an article on your blog about something as private and emotional as divorce? No offense, but you really have no idea why the divorce is happening, and I don’t see how it proves any points that you have made about Tamara. I feel like parading her personal problems would be almost equivalent to her posting compromising pictures of you on her own personal website, except the result in this case is hurt rather than embarrassment. Just a thought.
Hey Biker Girl!
Great seeing you becoming a Harley Mama! I ride too! Anyhoo, I have watched the series
and Tamra’s insecurity about herself has always
been overwhelmingly obvious. And you can tell by
the way she “Hits and Runs” with her rude remarks/accusations about/towards you. It’s just kind of funny though, how you are responsible for your own finances, home, etc.
and you are thrifty, you refused to have the other housewives push you into marrying Jeff to take care of your well-being. You stood up to them with extremely honorable reasons and throughout the seasons, everything you have done
definitely made you the better/stand-up gal.
You are not the one getting into trouble with your finances, husband, etc. The results of what is happening ,negatively, to the other wives is the result of what they have done, negatively, to others around them. There is a saying: “If you give a man (woman) enough rope, they’ll eventually hang themselves!” Take care and you are loved by many!! Tootles!
Gretchen, you are absolutely beautiful; I could never understand why Tamara is so hateful. I love the show but I’m inclined to switch channels when she stars with her B.S. keep being real and never let her get to you. Please include skin care for ethnic tone in your line.
Luv ya’- Joan
Gretchen u Rock babe!!
Gretchen, It funny how everyone has advice for everyone else but has no way of being able to solve their own issues. Vicki is so jealous of others and its sad. Tamara cries on tv but I never see tears. Lynn smokes pot so she can just not have to deal with anything. I lost my son 2 yrs ago, so dont ever worry about what people say about grief or how they think u deal with it. Life is short as u know and u are so blessed to be where u are. I would look at Slades history and see if that reflects what u need in ur life. He uses others,but I dont know him persoanlly which is why I said look at his history. I am excited to try ur line of makeup. My friends and I watch every Thursday. Bravo actually approached one of my friends and she turned it down bc of the drama it could create to be a Housewife on the Diversion Canal in LA. Good luck! God Bless
Does anyone else think Alexis is surfacing as the dumbest housewife ever??? During last night’s show when they were all talking about Vicki working (after she stormed out of the dinner at Lynn’s), Alexis says she “works”. WHAT???? She has NO job, not one – but TWO nannies to care for the kids, a housekeeper and she says she “works”. OK, so that’s not entirely fair. I’m sure she works really hard on her tan, her workouts, keeping up her hair bleaching and plastic surgery appointments. Oh – and she did mention that she works hard taking care of her husband, or something to that effect. Ick ick ick. What a total sleaze he is!
I used to think Lynn was the dumbest thing on two feet but Alexis is pushing straight to the top on that one. She has no mind of her own, and is clearly going through life letting her husband tell her what to think, do, etc.
Nice to see you weren’t in the line of fire last night, Gretchen, and that someone else was in the midst of all the drama.
“Work” is not having 3 kids and then being a housewife with nannies helping you out almost all the time. I understand that they live a different lifestyle, but really? She didn’t have to react all offended like she actually gets her ass up every morning to drive to an office or whatever to earn some money for whatever many hours.
She said that she takes ‘exceptional care’ of her husband. Her husband is a grown man, does he really need someone waiting on him 24/7?
It makes me sad to see how some women just give up their independence completely and then have the nerve to judge other women who are obviously trying to achieve something other than just being at home and going to spas for a ‘break’.
I have been watching all of the RHOC wwwaaayy from the beginning and my all time favorite has alwys been Jeanna. (Then of course all of the rest of the “Housewives” shows) I was so sad to see her go.
But when they brought Gretchen on it took me awhile…but I really warmed up to her. I like you Gretchen! Miss Piggy(Vicki)always got on my nerves. I don’t think Lynn knows which way is up. Both her and her husband NEEDED to take parenting classes from the get-go. They treat their kids more like thier friends then thier kids. My sister-in-law did this to her daughters and they disrespect her so much…I thought I was watching them last week. And I don’t think Gretchen AT all was out of line giving advice to Lynn. She didn’t tell her what to do. And it’s so typical to get that answer back from a parent, “Well, you don’t know because you don’t have kids” I get that all the time because my husband and I CHOSE NOT to have them. Doesn’t mean that I don’t have eyes or common sense or that I as a teenager once to see what’s going on…duh…In my case I was the oldest of 6 and I has to be Mrs. mini-mom…so I kinda know what a mom goes through. My parents were from old-school. Lynn and her husband set NO bounderies. THEY need therapy!
And that other poster is right about that Alexis. She is the biggest hypocrite that I have seen in awhile. What “church going” woman who say they that God comes first then family..then blah…blah…If she were a “church going” women..she would NOT be traipsing around with tops and blouses barely covering her nipples and necklines plunging down to her navel and if you have noticed she ALWAYS seems to be bending over while wearing these tops right IN the camera. Those skimpy bikinis.. I have never even seen on Tamara! LOL…and she is not even a “church going” woman! I thought those puppies were going to pop out that day she was over at Tamara’s pool. NOT very “church going” AT all. Those two DO NOT practice what they preach. I am not a religious person but I did study some courses in religion in college and what the Bible says and what these two do are not jiving. Spending over 2 grand a night just for a hotel room and he has to tell the show how much he’s paying for it. The guy obviously has NO class what so ever. My mother always told me “That $$$ can’t but you class.” I don’t like him I think he thinks his wife is a stepford wife because he does control her with his money and there is NO where in the Bible where it says that…LMAO. The all MIGHTY DOLLAR comes first with them…that’s their God…religion last. And that’s fine…if that’s the way they want to go at it. Nothing wrong with that.(I live a good life style with mu hubby… But the diffrence is I don’t go around pretending something that I am NOT!) BUT don’t go around in each episode and say that you go to church and listen to what your husband says and then go and be the hypocrite that you are.
And as for Tamara…I always thought she was white trash/trailer from the minute she got on the show. I guess it’s the New Yorker street smart in me. She hit it lucky that night when she met Simon with/bucks…she has no class. Take her out of that enviroment and put her in some low class “reality” show maybe biker? And that is who she is. Yeah…some white trash girls do have nice bodies…but that doesn’t ALL that counts…ya gotta be smart too.
Gretchen…you have a nice personality and a natural born shape and I believe you have a sincerity about you and whether Jeff left you millons or thousands that’s your business. And you don’t have to lie about it. You tell people IT’S NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS WHAT I GOT OR DIDN’T GET. Don’t be afraid to open you mouth to Vicky!
Good luck with the makeup line 😉
Just a quick note, Gretchen you need not worry about Tamera she is a jealous, angry, sad person. I do not miss an episode! I think she is an unhappy and has low self esteam. And remember “misery loves company”. Everyone can see how tamera is! Do what you do girl, we love ya!!!!!!!
Gretchen you are by far my favorite housewife. You are down to earth, funny, and an all round good spirited person. Tamra is a complete bitch and is just jealous. Let’s face it she’s miserable and is trying to hurt you to make her feel better about her self and her horrible marriage.
Keep positive and do your thing girl!!!!
It’s funny how Tamara is having such bad luck now, she is getting the bad Karma she so greatly deserves!!!! It’s awesome that it is all coming back to her, as she is truly a mean person; as we all saw in season 4 that she and Vicky had a premeditated plan to get Gretchen drunk and have her son have his way with her. What a slob that Tamara is to do that, she is soooooooo jealous of Gretchen it is very obvious.!!!!!!!
This has nothing to do with Tamra but I really did not understand why Lynne freaked out so much. When you called her up on the phone and asked to take out her daughter you also happened to mention trying to talk to Alexa and letting her know that if she wanted someone to talk to she could talk to you. And if Alexa said anything Lynne was unaware of, you’d give Lynne a heads up. It wasn’t like you only mentioned taking Alexa shopping. I hope that Lynne feels like an idiot watching the footage back and actually realizing that you meant no harm whatsoever.
I also want to say that Tamra seems to go out of her way to look like the victim.
Good luck Gretchen, I really do wish you all the best because I think you’re one of the loveliest people on the show.
Gretchen! I totally agree with what you told Lynne about her daughter. I was a rebellious teen, also. In retrospect I would have loved to have an older girl give me some good advice, I would have loved to have someone to talk to besides my mom. Don’t let her make you feel bad! In the deep deep part of her heart, she knows that you are right. Nobody can be a perfect parent! but it does help to have other positive influences besides your parents!!!
#11 comment from JR is not only hilarious but spot on! I really hope they don’t keep her on or perhaps the laugh each week will be worth it.
Lynne, Gretchen was not out of line when she extended the ear for Alexa to talk. She doesn’t tell you even half of what she’s up to and she needs someone to put her in line.
Gretchen you are a lovely person who has a great outlook on life. Don’t let those women bring you down. Tamra is not happy with Simon and is jealous that you don’t have her stress and Vicki enjoys tearing everyone apart including her husband… poor man.
Girl ppl say horrible things about ppl that they are jealous of! Believe me, she is JEALOUS of you. You keep doing what you are doing!! I am so proud of you for taking lessons and leaving to ride that beautiful Bike that Jeff got for you! He is smiling as he watches you ride! What an angel you have with u! Don’t let anyone change who you are! As for Slade, go for it girl! If Jo wanted him then she shouldn’t of let him go! Fall in love and Be HAPPY!! Thats what Jeff would of wanted! As for the J guy, maybe he was calling Tamra and she got caught and put the blame on you! Stanger things have happened. She spends to much time listening to other ppl! You Go Girl!!!! Love ya and Good luck with you new line. I know I will try it if I can locate it!! Hugs and Kisses!!!
It’s all too Junior High for me. Gretchen, my advice to you is to remove the toxic waste from your life. If that means you have to leave the show, then do it. If you don’t take steps to move ahead in a healthy fashion then all you have is yourself to blame. Sorry if this sounds harsh. But, dear, life is all too short but you already know that.
Tamra and Vicki are true blue bitches. They are so unhappy in their own lives that they want to bring down others with them. Vicki is old and wrinkly looking and Tamra looks like trailer trash trying to be something they are not.
Gretchen we Love you!! I am so sorry that you had to go thru what you did with Jeff!! I lost a husband when he was 29 of cancer and that was the worst time of my life! Tamra is a nasty wowan! I am proud of you for holding your head high!!! We look forward to seeing more about you and Slade!! Don’t let VIcki, Tamra, or anyone for that matter tell you that it is wrong or nasty for you to be with Slade, we all have past’s and have been with somesone’s EX…..you go girl!!
Hey Gretchen!! You are so beautiful, I have a really random question for you! I am very fit and healthy, but it seems like I can never find an arm workout that really gives me the results I am hoping for…What are your regular arm exercises?? You look great, I would so appreciate some tips! You can be my trainer, since I’m poor and in college and can’t afford one 🙂 haha! You are just like me and my girlfriends, we love ya girl!
love and prayers, Ash
Please check out http://www.trainwithgretchen.com. I haven’t really started talking about this but I use a device called NextFit. Please check it out. It is amazing and will sweep the country by storm..
If you every need a trainer, I have my BS in Exercise Science!
Gretchen, you seem like a GENUINELY nice person. Don’t get a boob job and don’t do to your lips what Alexis has done to hers. Your beauty looks natural so good for you. I don’t know you or Tamra but there seems to be A LOT going on in her and Simon’s relationship that we are all not privy to and it seems sad that they take their unhappiness out on you and, recently (on the show) Vicki. Simon’s attack on Vicki and her and Don’s marriage was downright strange. I don’t wish either Tamra or Simon ill will but it’s obvious they have problems that are way bigger than Vicki or you. I fail to understand how the “happy marriage” that Simon referred to at Lynne and Frank’s dinner party could be in any way threatened by Vicki. It makes absolutely no sense. Best wishes to you Gretchen—and is it true you went to Baylor? I knew there was a reason you seemed so nice…are you originally from Texas?
Gretchen I like everything about you except…
you ate the duck liver ..eeeewwww
Do you know they force feed the duck & explode the poor Duck’s liver…& you eat….eeeewww I am sure your breath was not to good after….
those Beotches, are financial flakes…if you are smart…you will save your $$ & move away from the OC like maybe Texas & buy a new home
Hi Gretchen, the Housewives are drama just keep focusing on your goals. Sometimes we have to just sit back and watch mistakes that other people make that’s the only way they learn and we learn by them so that we don’t make the same mistakes when we get married and have children. I took a look at your website for you makeup line and here’s an idea,you could set up an affiliate program so that others can help sell your products and make a little profit themselves. You could really get your products all over the internet this way. Just an idea.
Gretchen I love how you stand up for your self the other girls are just haters!!!!
YOU GO GIRL!
Gretchen, I do really love ya, but I really think you can take this blog down already. EVERYBODY has already read it, your side of the story is already out. You and Tamra seem to be moving on, and putting the past behind, so maybe you can put this blog behind you too. It would make you look like you took the high road. 🙂
All bullcrap aside, of all of the housewives on the show, you are the only one I would actually choose to be around. You are straightforward, generous, friendly, and cool as hell. These qualities contrast significantly to the attitudes of most of the women you surround yourself with. DON’T LET THE NEGATIVITY GET IN YOUR WAY. You’re awesome!
PS–I would say “stay true to who you really are”, but I already know you will. Keep up the hard work!
You are by far my favorite OC gal. You are extrememly beautiful but I do want to caution you on losing anymore weight.
Keep up the spunt. Best of luck with your makeup line. I’m gonna check it out right now.
I like you Gretchen, always did. You have a good sense of humor. Hope all wonderful things come your way!
Gretchen,I was thinking you should launch your own line of hair care products! With everyone commenting and asking you about your hair,I think it would be a great seller! remeber Farrah Fawcett had her own shampoo! I really think it would be a great addition to your beauty line!
Am happy to see your makeup line is now available for purchase on your Gretchen Christine Beaute website. I am a make-up “junkie”…haha…and am really liking the colors and choices. Great job, I will be ordering products and hope they are as wonderful as they look!
Praise the high heavens! I’m so glad you came out and took the time to write this!
Tamra is a nasty and evil hag. The reason why she loves to trash talk you and tell flabergasting lies is because she is insecure and scared people will find out the truth about her crumbling marriage and depleating finances.
GO TEAM GRETCHEN,
Gretchen you should be really proud of who you are. I also think you should leave this blog up.
Tamra is so jealous and so bitter she doesn’t even keep track of what she say’s and does. Take the ‘Naked Wasted’ episode. She starts out by saying to the camera that she judges people on what they do, not what they say. She then procedes to say to Vicki, ‘Lets get Gretchen naked wasted” and then starts plying you with alcohol. You then get to the point, like we all have before, where you say and do things you usually wouldn’t and at one point you even look at her like ‘oops’ and she looks at you and gives you the, ‘its ok, no big deal’, wave of her hand.
She then continues to give you more booze and says’ to everyone at the table….. ‘She spends all week at the hospital, she needs to let loose’….. Acting like she is your friend.
I know that no one forced you to drink, as Vicki said, and I know that we are all responsible for our own actions, however….it is undeniable that you were set up. Intoxicated people don’t make the best decisions, intoxicated people generally do not want to stop drinking and intoxicated people often tend to love everyone and would never see that there is a snake in their midst. Friends don’t set friends up to fail. Friends don’t segregate and ridicule friends.
You handled youself really well in the bathroom Gretchen, so be proud of yourself.
Tamra now needs to look at herself and judge herself not by what she say’s, but by what she does. As SHE say’s, It’s not a pretty picture. it cannot feel good for her to know that she is the most shallow, two faced housewife.
Tamra is a bitch what I seen was Jeff very happy till th end.Who cares what happened in between what I seen was that you took time from your life to give life.LIVE LOVE and LAUGH
You do not need to explain anything to anyone.
Be good to yourself
Gretchen, id ont know if you read these comments but if you do i want you to read this one 🙂
I dont care what tamara o any of the other houswives say!
I am a 16 year old girl and i have watched the show forever with my mom. And you are a B-E-A-U-Tiful person inside and out. You are one of my role models and when i grow up i hope i can be as good as a person as you are and as strong as you are. Thank you so much for staying true. and showing young girls like me that there is still hope for us to achieve our goals AND live our lives.
Much love and stay awesome!
Dear Gretchen,I quietly admit my boyfriend and I have watched the housewives religiously from its inception.We truly feel for ya, although you know you signed up for some drama, you shouldnt have to explain your every move to all of us viewers.It has been my opinion since Tamra joined the the other o.c. girls that the girl is evil. It always appeared to me that she drove a wedge between Vicki and Jeana. I know Vicki can be crazy and appears uptight and opinionated…I still viewed her as a decent person with a good heart and good intentions, but Tamra’s influence I feel changed all that. I think shes been poison in all the lady’s relationships with one another. Girl when you joined the show, we loved you and still do! You’ve brought some young blood, hillarity,fun and even serious heart warming material.We felt the love and pain regarding your relationship with Jeff and we just wish you all the best. We always say that of all the peeps in the show Gretchen is the one we’d love to just hang with! One thing I’d love to know ha ha regarding the scene when you ordered the bleu cheese stuffed olive,grey goose dirty martini LOL!!! Come on…you knew all about Vicki’s thinking she invented the drink, right? Either way, I was high fiving you! If you did know (its supposedly her drink) then good for you as she really looked like an ass for being so offended. And if you didnt know, well thats just as funny! You go girl! Keep having fun,making us laugh,e.t.c and by the way like theres any competition on who’s the hottest house wife! duh! lol!
xo one of yer fans!
Hugs and happiness to you and Slade. Keep smiling!
Gretchen, I’m glad to see you keep this post up, Tamra is really making my skin crawl this season, I really feel bad for her children shes making them outcasts in their community and thats a real shame, when my own kids were young I’d had never let them play with kids that had such trampy behavoired mom, it just sickens me & it will probably help Simon in the long run, but those poor kids will suffer.
Gretchen I am saddened by the hostility that Tamra continues to reign upon you and others she is a bully and as pretty as she may be the more you see her in action the uglier she becomes. I cannot believe she continues to be so obsessed with you and Slade. Is she upset cause Slade is not withher? Although I am not a big Slade fan I do not think he is deserving of her wrath. Let me put it this way she is not someone I would have as a friend. The back biting is so foreign to me I have the same friends I’ve has since highschool 37 years and we have never fought like these women. None of my other friends fight like this!! Good luck with all of your businesses I think you will be very successful!! Keep your sense of humor
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