But "we still see her flare up," G promises.

on Feb 14, 2012 - The Dish

Vicki Gunvalson and Gretchen Rossi of the Real Housewives of Orange County
All's fair in love and war, right? "I definitely think Vicki is in a much better place. She's in a new relationship ... and she seems really happy, which is first and foremost the important thing," The Real Housewives of Orange County's Gretchen Rossi tells UsWeekly. "However, Vicki's still there. We still see her flare up and still get angry and get sensitive about things."

Gretchen experienced the veteran Housewife's signature take-no-prisoners attitude firsthand this season. "I actually have a huge war, battle, fight with Vicki all while I'm dressed up as Madonna in an awesome '80s outfit," she continues. "I must say my crimped hair looked amazing. However, I think I look like I need to go to the whacky house after that episode because I scream and then Vicki screams back at me and it just gets so heated."

At the root of the feud was Vicki accusing Gretchen of not knowing what it's like to have a sick child -- Slade's son has been battling cancer for years, and the handbag designer adds, "A lot of emotions flared up in me, and I just finally lost it on her."

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