On Season 14 of The Real Housewives of Orange County, fans have watched as Gina Kirschenheiter and Emily Simpson grow apart in their friendship, with a definite distance opening up between the two once-close pals. Gina shared her side and offered up her reasons for that on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen this week.
"I think I understand why it comes off that [as mean girl]. I have a hard time. I feel like a lot of of the time in my friendship with Emily, I've been thinking about it a lot, and I feel like honestly, I have been almost protecting Emily in a way that I used to protect my ex-husband," she explained. "And it's very difficult for me because I care about her and I love her, but there's a lot of things that I think she does that is not how I have friendships."
She continued, "And there's examples of them that we're not gonna actually go into on Watch What Happens Live. But they're there. We'll get into them at the [Season 14] reunion, exactly."
Gina then noted that it took a lot of reflection for her to come to this conclusion about her relationship with the fellow OC mom. "It's hard for me. It's a hard thing for me because I do love her, but she's confusing to me," she said. "Our friendship is confusing."
Above and below, the two pals chat about their issues in the Season 14 After Show.
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