It’s usually not cold in southern California, but it was downright chilly on Monday night’s The Real Housewives of Orange County as Tamra Barney and Heather Dubrow’s feud continued, and Shannon Beador’s marriage faltered.
“The times David and I argue hurt my heart,” said a tearful Beador, who visited a cardiologist due to chest pains from her stressful marriage. “David wrote an email to me. The last portion said he should move out for a while.”
“This is rocking my world,” she continued. “These are words I’ve never heard before. Divorce is not an option. I love my husband, and I want to grow old with him.”
Beador and her husband, who both came from broken families and have battled over everything from cotillions to cold water, spend only a few hours together a day, with David going to bed at 8:30 p.m. – the same time as the children.
“I feel unloved. And I don’t think anybody wants to feel that way,” said Beador. “I feel sad and I feel alone it’s not the way a marriage should be I just want to figure out what I can do to make it better.”
The same could be said for Barney and Dubrow, who took part in an icy segment on the set of Good Day LA that Dubrow co-hosted and Barney and husband Eddie appeared on to promote their fitness center.
“Really? This is how you introduce me? With your head on the ground, tying your shoes?” asked Barney, who was furious that Dubrow didn’t talk to her before the show started and then barely made the start of their segment. “I really felt like Heather was cold It was pretty frosty on set.”
“Take the time to go talk with her,” said a calm Eddie after the segment. “After that, you guys can figure out what kind of friendship you have.”
Barney took her husband’s advice, arranging a lunch.
“I’m sad we didn’t get to have a friend moment,” said a sensitive Dubrow. “We didn’t even take a picture.”
When Barney started to cry, saying how difficult her life has been due to the ongoing battles with ex-husband Simon, the two bonded again.
“I just don’t want to fight with you anymore,” said Barney. “I thought you were my really good friend.”
“I’m not perfect. Let’s not pick at each other,” said Dubrow. “Life is too short. I would never intentionally hurt you.”
The warmest moment of the night belonged to Vicki Gunvalson and daughter Briana, who announced the sex of her second child by opening a box of balloons with a surprise color.
“Be pink,” prayed Gunvalson, who has a grandson, before blue balloons floated forth.
The Real Housewives of Orange County airs Monday (9 p.m. ET) on Bravo.