Gretchen Rossi may be an alum of The Real Housewives of Orange County, but she has a lot to say about the new developments in the controversy surrounding Brooks Ayers' cancer diagnosis that broke this week. "Being that I watched my fiancé take his last breath as he passed away from cancer, I am appalled and disgusted that anyone would lie or make up false documents about a very serious disease that millions are fighting against for their lives everyday," Gretchen said in a statement to E! News, referring to her fiancé Jeff Beitzel who lost his battle with leukemia in 2008.
Earlier this week, Brooks admitted to fabricating medical documents after it was revealed that he had not received cancer treatment from City of Hope's Duarte, California location. Though Vicki Gunvalson has received her fair share of backlash from her fellow 'Wives for defending Brooks this season of RHOC, Gretchen went on to express her sympathy for the OC OG after these revelations about Brooks' cancer came out. "I feel bad for Vicki as she was duped or unaware of this sick game he was playing with her."
Brooks will sit down one-on-one with Andy Cohen during Brooks Tells All airing Thursday, November 12 at 9/8c. See more details about Vicki and Brooks' relationship through the years, below.