Cast Blog: #RHOC

Shannon Explains Her Side of "Chairgate"

Tamra: Lizzie's Obsessed With Me

Shannon Settles the Score

Lizzie: Tamra Doesn't Fight Fair

Heather: Why Hate?

RHOC Reunion GIFs: The Gloves Come Off

Lizzie on That Kentucky Fried Nickname

Shannon on Heather's Double Standard

RHOC Reunion GIFs: Psychics, Opinions, and Shade

Heather Weighs in on the Dinner Party

The Difference Between Shannon and Heather

Lizzie Forgives Tamra

Vicki Wants the Best for Tamra

GIF Recap: RHOC Season 9 Finale

Vicki: I'm Tired of Tamra Causing Problems

Recap: 13 GIF-able Life Lessons from Bali

Tamra: Lizzie Is the Worst Kind of Person

Lizzie: Tamra Has it Out for Me

Shannon: There's No Hope Tamra and I

Tamra: Lizzie's Out for Blood

Heather: Can't Friends Disagree

Lizzie: What Tamra's Doing Isn't Right

GIF Recap: Kayaks, Crowns, and Elephants

Shannon Was Shocked Tamra Would Betray Her

Tamra: I Was a Fool to Defend Vicki

Heather: Newsflash It's Not All My Fault

Vicki's Warning to Lizzie

Shannon Isn't Putting Emotions onto Tamra

Lizzie: I Thought Tamra Was My Friend

GIF Recap: Lizzie's Lonely Birthday Dance

Tamra: I'm Going to Be a Tam-ma!

Vicki: This Episode Was Hard to Watch

Heather: I Did Owe Shannon an Apology

Shannon: Tamra Is Stirring the Pot

Lizzie: Tamra Is Stirring Up Sh--

GIF Recap: What Does Tamra Remember?

Vicki Is Trying to Stay Neutral

Shannon: Tamra's Lies Are Mind Boggling

GIF Recap: Lizzie's Dinner Party Disaster

Vicki Advises Shannon to Keep Communication Lines Open

Lizzie: "I Take Sun Kitten Swimwear Very Seriously"

Shannon Explains Her Side of "Chairgate"

"I can honestly say I have never argued about where I was sitting at a table."

A lot is happening in this episode and I have many things that I would like to discuss. Let's begin with the fun stuff…

I consider Dr. Moon a part of the family so I was really excited when Vicki agreed to see him with me. I love Vicki's spirit -- she is open to anything, especially holistic and alternative therapies. Dr. Moon has a theory that when a person is "jammed," energy cannot properly flow through the body for optimum health. He will go through a process to "de-jam" a patient and one of those areas to "de-jam" is the tailbone. I know Vicki was joking around, but I want to be clear he does not put his finger in your rear end.

I am the lightest sleeper. But when I am at Dr. Moon's for acupuncture, I completely fall asleep for the 15 or 20 minutes I am lying there. I feel completely rejuvenated after a visit so I was not going to give Vicki her phone to do her emails -- she could at least take a break for 15 minutes! She was so funny when she was getting the needles put in!

One of my most favorite people on the earth is Elaine Wright, our feng shui consultant. Elaine has worked with my family for the last 10 years. So many amazing things happened to us after she came into our lives that David (who was a complete skeptic at first) eventually asked Elaine to come out to feng shui his office. We also included her in the architectural meetings for the design of our home.

When Vicki told me she had recently moved offices and there was a lot of chaos in the new space, I recommended that Elaine come to visit. It turns out that the wealth corner of Vicki's office is actually cut off and Elaine gave her remedies to "cure" that portion of her office. Elaine also recommended that Vicki put nine oranges in a bowl for good health. She has told me to do the same in my kitchen. I forgot that we should eat the oranges, however, so I need to make sure that starts to happen! You can check out Elaine’s website at She has so many helpful tips on how to create a balance of energy in your home or office!

Christmas is my favorite time of year by far. It is such a festive time and I truly love to decorate and have people over as much as possible! I have been collecting Christmas decorations since before I met David, so we have quite a variety of things to use! Every year, we buy our Christmas trees at Roger’s Gardens in Corona del Mar. We like to have two trees because I like to have a formal tree and then a whimsical, fun one. Roger’s sells the most unique silver tip pines -- they look like the trees in How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

I met Lizzie and Danielle on tonight’s episode. Lizzie is dressed a little "racy" which to me spells "fun"! I always like to meet new people who might be a little bit wild like me! I don't think it was very nice that Vicki called Lizzie by the wrong name. There was quite a bit of tension in the limo and I felt uncomfortable.

One of my "buttons" is when someone says that I said or did something that isn't true. I am an honest person, and I do not lie. If I make a mistake (which I do ALL the time), I take responsibility. That being said, when someone tells me or others that I said or did something that never happened, I am going to defend myself.

Onto what I have coined "Chairgate." As we entered the restaurant, Vicki was in the middle of telling me the story of how her daughter was moving to Oklahoma. When we got to the table, she asked Heather to move so that we could continue our conversation. I never said one word to Heather about where she was sitting. Let me be clear -- I don't fight over chairs and I can honestly say I have never argued about where I was sitting at a table. Heather, however, was making a big deal about it by playing musical chairs. When I returned from the restroom and saw that she had moved my things to a different seat, Heather then tried to insinuate that I had told her to move. I made I clear that I never uttered a word about moving and she said, "I know it was Vicki. I heard it was Vicki." I offered her the chair back and she refused, so let it go.

I still don't understand why Heather was giving me such a hard time. She never said a word to Vicki and chose to take her frustration out on me. Heather then took the opportunity to come up with some nonsense that I was "heated" and "so angry" when I returned to the table from the restroom. I wasn't angry, yet I apologized if I gave her that impression to move forward and restore peace to the table. It clearly wasn't enough for her because she then proceeded to call me "scary" as well. In true Heather form, she proceeded to give me a lecture like I was a child about what she incorrectly thought I was doing. There was nothing "disproportionate," "scary" or "angry" about my behavior at the table or towards Heather. Tamra confirms it. The only thing that was scary to me is that Heather would make up such malicious statements about me.

When I left for the restroom for the second time, Heather announced to the table that I said, "Why can't I sit in the middle" three times. I never did. In fact, you see exactly what was said when we enter the restaurant. The bottom line: You be the judge. You see what happens in the episode and you as viewers can determine whether I was out of line, "scary angry," "heated" or "disproportionate." I can tell you that I was not.

I moved on after Heather's untruths about me and even tried to have conversations with her throughout the night. Clearly Heather has issues with me that go way deeper than a chair. Even though we both bought custom lots in the same gated community, she told the table that we don't live in the same neighborhood. Everyone knows that Vicki tries to push people when she first meets them, but when I brought it up to Heather, she disagreed. I don't know what I have done to Heather to have her concoct falsehoods about me. I apologized for something that I didn't even do to bring peace to the night and it still was not enough for her. Hopefully as the season progresses, we can get down to the real reason why she has a problem with me.

You can see from the teaser trailer that there is going to be quite a bit of drama for the rest of the season! Stay tuned! XO

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Shannon Settles the Score

If Andy's asking "What's the score, Shannon Beador?" Shannon thinks she's definitely won.

This is Blog #20, my last Blog for the season! The past year was been a wild ride for both me and for my family. I have come to many realizations about myself, made lifelong friends, experienced some tough moments, and embarked on a path to a more peaceful self. So to use Andy’s phrase, “What's the score, Shannon Beador?” I would say without a doubt that I have definitely won.

I am happy that the viewers got a little glimpse into my sometimes unconventional ways! For me, it's all about good energy. I love that Vicki’s business has clearly benefited from trying feng shui with Elaine Wright. If you can't get hurt, there is no reason to try anything holistic. If you actually benefit, why wouldn't anyone want to go the natural way? If my children tend to feel better after seeing Dr. Moon and not have to take antibiotics, then I am a happy mom. It's all about creating a healthy balance!

I am an open book and am often criticized for it, but I am who I am. I don't know many couples married for 13 years that have a perfect relationship. Everyone has ups and downs, and although it may be difficult and require effort, it is possible to move through it and make things better. I have said it many times in the season that divorce is not an option. I will always fight for my marriage and my family. It truly touches my heart that so many fans have been and continue to root for David and I. I am so appreciative and grateful for all of your positive comments! Thank you!

Do Tamra and Heather truly want to move forward and potentially develop a friendship with me? Only time will tell. But for now, I have amazing friends surrounding me, including Vicki Gunvalson and Lizzie Rovsek. And most importantly, I have been blessed with the most incredible family anyone could ask for. That is where all of my energy is focused.

I will never forget this entire year, both the good and the bad, because each moment took me on the journey to where I am today. And today, I am in a phenomenal and happy place. Thank you for taking this journey with me!

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