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Real Housewives of Orange County
By Karina Sanchez
Peggy hosted a fancy dinner party that included a 5-course meal by celebrity chef Susan Feniger. Topping off the evening with card tricks and a live singer, Peggy’s party was still a disaster. With all the drama that ensued, it wasn’t the food getting all the attention, but the out-of-control dinner guests.
Alexis got up and left the table to cry in the bathroom because she missed Jim. Apparently, being away from him for a few hours is way too long. Gretchen was the only one concerned enough to check up on her. Meanwhile, Vicki and Tamra rip on Jim while Alexis’ assistant is left in the uncomfortable position to sit there and take it.
What’s wrong with Vicki and Tamra? From episodes past, we know that their lives aren’t perfect, but they seem to get meaner and meaner each season.
When Alexis finally returns from her crying session, she blames Peggy for making her feel uncomfortable and then continues to drink her sorrows away.
The evening ends with Alexis and Gretchen acting drunk and being loud and obnoxious while, out of nowhere, Vicki decides she’s had enough of Donn’s talking for the night and wants nothing more than to go to bed ASAP. Previews for next week show Vicki getting emotional while talking about her marriage. I smell trouble in paradise.
Khloe & Lamar
By Arundel Bell
This Sunday’s episode of Khloe & Lamar brought up some tough issues involving friendships! I didn’t know if everyone involved could make it through all the pain and hardships.
Malika is Khloe Kardashian’s assistant and best friend. Both are difficult tasks. Even though they get to spend all their time together, it is hard for Malika to step out and do her acting gigs. Malika tells Khloe she needs a break from her because she can’t go on an acting gig when Khloe needs her. Khloe compares the break to being “punched in the stomach.”
Even Rob and Lamar clash this week. It was kind of like a “separation of bros.” The clash between the bros becomes very clear during a heated game of one-on-one. Trash talk occurs and the game even gets a little (let’s just say) physical. The jealously is obvious! During a dinner, the basketball star’s high school buddy, Jamie, brings up the issue. The issue being that they are different and grew up differently. Lamar is told that he needs to look at what type of family and backgrounds each person grew up in. This determines how each of them functions and deals with people.
There were a lot of tears in this episode and longtime friendships were on the line. The disputes are resolved, but the drama keeps on for Khloe and Lamar as we continue to watch the newlyweds.