Following his extramarital affair, Shannon and David Beador let viewers into their world as they worked to repair their relationship during Season 10 of Real Housewives of Orange County. Fans got a candid look at the couple as they took steps to put the pieces of their marriage back together, and that decision to be so honest on air got mixed reviews from the show's alum Lauri Peterson and Jeana Kough.
"I sympathize with Shannon. I've been there, done that in my last marriage; [I] had the similar situation. So I understand her wanting to tell the world and just go on and on but at some point, enough's enough," Lauri told The Daily Dish in the clip above. "And if they truly are going to stay together and work on their marriage, and for the sake of their children, it should just be done and they need to drop it and move on. But I feel not so bad for David, but the fact that he has to be rehashing it all the time, to me, is totally unnecessary. Of course, in my situation, staying wasn't a good thing, although I stayed for seven years beyond that, and so it'll be interesting to see if it makes it."
As for Jeana. she's not sure she could have been that frank about that type of situation with the eyes of the world watching. "I don't know if I could have talked about it on camera," she said. "Luckily my husband never cheated. When you get on a show, if you and your husband are not having sex, maybe keep it between yourselves because when the whole world knows Hot David isn't having sex with Shannon, how many girls do you think went after that guy?"
Below the RHOC alums open up about the ongoing drama around Brooks Ayers and his cancer diagnosis.