We’re still cringing from the awkward silence that lasted throughout much of Tamra Barney’s gym-opening party in Real Housewives of Orange County Season 8, Episode 4.

 

Vicki Gunvalson invited Alexis Bellino and Lydia McLaughlin to the event, and things got tense. At first the ladies just sat on the couches looking at each other, not speaking. Finally, the ladies began talking about their children. Naturally, Vicki brought up Troy, her new grandson, only she called him “my baby.”

 

A few seats away, Vicki’s current enemy Gretchen Rossi chuckled and asked, “Wait, you have a baby now?” Vicki took immediate offense and muttered that Gretchen was being a “stupid person.” Then she slammed Gretchen for trying to make something negative out of her love for Troy.


 That was the just the start of the yelling. The party quickly dissolved into a shouting match between nearly all the attendees, and we really started to miss that awkward silence.