Lydia McLaughlin joins The Real Housewives of Orange County in Season 8. Lydia is the granddaughter of Canadian media mogul Geoff Stirling, founder of NTV, the first 24-hour television station in Canada. Lydia and her husband Doug live in Dana Point with their two sons, 4-year-old Stirling and 2-year-old Maverick. This young, kooky mother always puts her family and faith first, but in her spare time, she and her husband channel her grandfather’s entrepreneurial spirit by running a magazine highlighting the glamorous life in Southern California.
The Latest from Lydia
Why Did Lydia McLaughlin Really Leave 'RHOC'?
The former 'RHOC' star shares how her faith shaped her decision to not return.
It's a Boy for Lydia McLaughlin!
See a photo of the former OC Housewife's adorable son Roman.
Inside Lydia McLaughlin's Romantic Italian Babymoon
The former OC housewive proudly displays her baby bump in a teeny bikini.
Does Lydia McLaughlin Still Talk to the OC 'Wives?
Plus: she discusses whether she'd ever return to reality TV.
Lydia McLaughlin: I'm Having a Baby Boy!
The former OC Housewife also reveals the name—and her sons' surprising reaction.
BFFs! Lydia McLaughlin and Alexis Bellino Hit the Town
The former OC stars step out for dinner—see photos.
Lydia McLaughlin Shows Off Baby Bump—to Zac Efron!
The former OC Housewife hangs with the Neighbors star at premiere.