Tamra Choose says bestie Vicki Gunvalson remains to be struggling over information that her ex-fiancé Steve Lodge is engaged to Janis Carlson.
“[Vicki’s] actually unhappy about it, she’s having a tough time,” the “Actual Housewives of Orange County” alum, 54, instructed co-host Teddi Mellencamp, 40, on the most recent episode of their “Two T’s in a Pod” podcast.
Choose defined that Gunvalson, 59, is beginning to really feel the strain of being single as she approaches turning the large 6-0 in March.
“She simply can’t perceive. She doesn’t need to be single,” Choose stated. “She’s arising on her sixtieth birthday and all she will discuss is, ‘I don’t need to be single! I’m 60, I need to be in a relationship!’”
Regardless, Choose thinks her former “RHOC” co-star “dodged a bullet” with Lodge, 63, including, “He’s been engaged seven occasions.”
Choose additional alleged that issues started to go “sideways” after Gunvalson purchased a retirement condominium in Puerto Vallarta in February 2020. She claimed that by October of that 12 months, Lodge was residing within the condominium full time, and blocked Gunvalson on Instagram.
“[Steve] was there full time, and [Vicki] has a job. She’s received an workplace, she owns a enterprise, so she couldn’t be there on a regular basis,” Choose alleged on the podcast.
“Then there began being this distance. They began preventing, after which he blocked her on Instagram. It began to change into very excessive school-ish.”
Eight months later, Lodge introduced his run for Governor of California, and Choose claimed he instantly got here crawling again for Gunvalson’s help – together with shifting into her new Coto, Calif., residence and inspiring the fact star to put on her ring once more.
Choose alleged that shortly after Lodge misplaced the race, he moved straight into his now-fiancée’s house. “He needed to have been relationship her whereas he was residing with Vicki in Coto,” she claimed.
The podcast co-host concluded her revelations by saying that her longtime pal is “adjusting” and “nonetheless harm.”
Lodge proposed to Gunvalson in April 2019 and he or she announced their split in late September 2021. Lodge then went Instagram-official with Carlson, 37, on Christmas Day, after proposing to the varsity instructor on Dec. 20.
Gunvalson herself discussed the difficult news with Page Six, telling us in an announcement, “I actually don’t need to give him any extra publicity. He’s a fame whore.”