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Why Shannon Storms Beador Says People Shouldn’t Assume They “Know Everything” About Her

Plus, the RHOC cast member shares updates as she embraces some changes in her life.

By Jamontae Hickman

Shannon Storms Beador is ready to set the record straight!

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Much of Season 17’s drama on The Real Housewives of Orange County has revolved around rumors concerning Shannon and her now ex-boyfriend John Janssen’s relationship issues. The touchy subject even led to the orange holder breaking the fourth wall, which viewers got to see in Episode 8.

Since then, Shannon has been at odds with a few RHOC ’Wives due to the constant discussion of her relationship. And while Shannon has managed to patch things up with some of the ladies, others still remain on the outs with her.

Now, as the season starts to wind down, Shannon is finally clearing up any misconceptions about her life.

Shannon Storms Beador reflects on RHOC Season 17

In a recent interview with, Shannon opened up about her highs and lows of RHOC Season 17. “I think that my low is every person thinking that they know everything about me when some of them know nothing,” Shannon explained.

Although Shannon didn’t state who she was talking about, she did show love to one of her Tres Amigas after revealing that she enjoyed spending time with her this season, saying, “The high was having Vicki [Gunvalson] come back.”

Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador, and Vicki Gunvalson smile together while sitting at a restaurant.

Shannon Storms Beador gives an update on her daughters

In addition to Shannon’s highs and lows of the season, the mom of three gave an update on everything she’s been up to lately. “I just took Adeline [Beador] to New York City to drop her off for college,” she said about one of her twin daughters before sharing that Stella Beador is in Paris for school. Shannon added, “So I’m by myself.”

Shannon Storms Beador wraps her arms around daughters Stella and Adeline.

That’s right! Both of Shannon’s youngest daughters have officially left the nest to start the next chapter of their lives. As for their academics, Adeline is enrolled at Parsons School of Design, while Stella was accepted to the University of Southern California but will begin her college career in the City of Lights as part of the school’s transfer program.

Shannon Storms Beador moves out of her Orange County home

Adeline and Stella aren’t the only ones to relocate to a new residence. In fact, Shannon also revealed to that she moved right after helping her teenage girls get settled in college.

“When I came home, I had to move, so everything is new for me right now,” she said.

Shannon announced her move last month on social media after sharing a picture of herself and Taylor Armstrong posing with packing supplies. “You know it’s a true friendship when they come over to help you move,” she captioned the August 30 Instagram post.

Shannon shares John Janssen relationship update during RHOC Reunion

During the RHOC Season 17 reunion, Shannon shared details on her split from John. You can find out what she shared in the clip above.

Originally published Sep 15, 2023.

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