"She is the matriarch of the Housewives. She's the President of the company. You have to salute Vicki!"
That's Lynne Curtin, former RHOC star, talking about castmate Vicki Gunvalson. And we've taken her advice.
The winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award for our first-ever Real Housewives Awards has been given to none other than the OG of the OC.
Andy Cohen revealed the winner last night—and you can watch her extended acceptance speech below. Try not to tear up!
There's still time to cast your vote for the Real Housewives Awards—go here to make your picks. And come back Monday when we reveal all the winners!