Shannon Beador will fight the battle of the bulge on this season of The Real Housewives of Orange County, and according to internet gossip, her co-star, Vicki Gunvalson, is offering her cast-mate some shady advice.
Vicki and Shannon remain entrenched in a contentious cast relationship, their friendship shattered by the infamous Brooks Ayers cancer scandal of Season 10. Their relationship took baby steps in Season 11, but the progress was obliterated when Kelly Dodd exposed an alleged abusive dynamic between Shannon and her husband, David. Vicki had admittedly spilled the scalding tea to Kelly, and even alleged that she held photo-proof of the purported abuse.
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A Twitter rumor is now claiming that Vicki snarked a gift of Flat Tummy Tea to her struggling co-star, a backhanded freebie to aid in Shannon’s weight loss.
A source in Vicki’s camp spoke exclusively with AllAboutTheTea.com and denies the allegation.
“No way,” answered the insider when asked about the rumor. “Vicki did no such thing.”
Shannon’s ballooning waistline has social media chattering — especially after a season trailer clip revealed Shannon pointing to Vicki as the reason for her “stress” weight gain.
The source also noted that Vicki actually works with a different brand of tea company, a natural detox product called, Teami Blends.
The Real Housewives of Orange County takes off, on July 10th.