For six years, fans of Real Housewives of Orange County have been rooting for fan favorite Tamra Barney to find happiness. The straight-shooting blonde went through a difficult divorce before finding true love with Eddie Judge and tying the knot last year. So now that the two have settled into domestic bliss, a new baby is the final piece to the puzzle, right? Maybe not.
So far on RHoC Season 9, we’ve watched Tamra and Eddie debate the issue of whether or not they should add another little one to their brood — Tamra already has three children with ex Simon Barney, and one grown son, Ryan, from her first marriage. Eddie has seemed hesitant about bringing on the responsibility of a new child, while Tamra is all for it. So where do they stand now?
Wetpaint Entertainment caught up with Tamra exclusively a little while back, and we took the opportunity to find out where the newlyweds are on the issue these days. For one, she says, we’ll see a lot more of this storyline play out on the show. And it’s not all just talk either...
“I take it one step further and get a simulated baby, a robot baby, for a week,” Tamra dishes, causing us to immediately think of RHoA’s Kenya Moore’s own foray into faux motherhood.
So how did they — especially Eddie — fare in the practice run? “You forget how difficult having a newborn in the house can be,” Tamra admits. “Running CUT Fitness and having a newborn put a lot of stress on us, and it made us really think twice about it.”
And if you assumed the Judges might change their mind in the near future, think again. “My kids are probably enough for Eddie right now,” Tamra clarifies.
Real Housewives of Orange County airs Monday nights at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.
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