Entertainment TV 'RHOC' 's Braunwyn Windham-Burke Spotted Kissing Season 6 Alum Fernanda Rocha PEOPLE recently confirmed that the two are dating By Dory Jackson Dory Jackson Instagram Twitter Website Dory Jackson is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE's digital TV team. While at the brand, she's had the opportunity to interview a long list of celebrities, from Kate Hudson to Pierce Brosnan to Billy Porter. She also recaps popular TV shows like The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules.The New York-based Maryland native graduated from Randolph-Macon College in May 2016 with a focus in Communication Studies and Journalism. She came to PEOPLE in March 2021 after working at a number of major news companies, including Newsweek and Us Weekly. She also previously co-hosted a podcast called "Idol Nation." People Editorial Guidelines Published on June 22, 2021 01:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Former Real Housewives of Orange County stars Braunwyn Windham-Burke and Fernanda Rocha are going strong. The Bravo alums were spotted kissing in Newport Beach on Saturday. A rep for Windham-Burke, 43, recently confirmed to PEOPLE that she and Rocha, who appeared on season 6 of RHOC, are dating, though they're not in an exclusive relationship. Rocha told PEOPLE, "I am enjoying spending time with Braunwyn and learning about her personal journey. She is in an amazing place and I am so happy for her." LionsShareNews/BACKGRID New Celebrity Couples of 2021 While attending the GUARDaHEART Foundation's Unmasked Heart Disease event together over the weekend, Windham-Burke addressed the pair's status in an interview with E! News. "We have been hanging out," she said. "We are close and she's been an amazing support to me. I'm glad I met her. I will say this: There have been some rumors about when we went from being friends to a little bit more than friends. It was after she got divorced, so there's nothing salacious like that happening." "We've been hanging out for a while," she added. "We didn't become more than friends until recently. She's definitely special." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Braunwyn Windham-Burke and Fernanda Rocha. Joe Scarnici/Getty RHOC's Braunwyn Windham-Burke's Husband Says It Was a 'Relief' When She Decided to Come Out Windham-Burke, whose exit from RHOC was reported by PEOPLE exclusively last week, has been married to Sean Burke for over 20 years. The couple, who share seven children, entered into an open marriage sometime after she came out as a lesbian last December. (She then briefly dated a woman named Kris; a source confirmed to PEOPLE in April that the two had called it quits.) Windham-Burke recently opened up about her marriage on the PEOPLE Every Day podcast, saying it has been "a day-by-day process." "Some days have been great and some days have been really hard," she said in April. "We are doing our best to navigate something that I've never seen done before. We do want to stay married, we do want to stay parents, we are best friends. And some days that seems very attainable, and some days it doesn't."