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Tamra Judge Breaks Down the "Lowest Point" in Her Time on RHOC and Why Her Kids Are "Bougie"

Tamra appeared on Bravo's Hot Mic Podcast and also shared how her real estate career *almost* derailed her casting on RHOC.

By Jocelyn Vena

This is her opinion and she's sharing every single one in the latest episode of Bravo's Hot Mic podcast, which just so happens to feature a candid chat with The Real Housewives of Orange County's Tamra Judge.

How to Watch

Watch The Real Housewives of Orange County on  Peacock and the Bravo App.

Find out a bit about what Tamra is sharing in the episode as well as how you can check out the whole thing by scrolling on for more info.

What Tamra Judge Reveals on Bravo's Hot Mic Podcast 

Tamra has never been shy to open up about her life, career, family, and, yes, when she was put on pause from RHOC following Season 14. In fact, in the clip from Bravo's Hot Mic podcast, above, she shared exactly how she felt in the moment she was asked to take a break from the series. She shares how the moment was one of her "lowest point[s]" during her time on the show.

In another preview clip, below, Tamra takes us back to the beginning as she reflects on where she was in her life when the opportunity to join RHOC was presented to her. She reflected on being cast on the show and opened up about her marriage to her ex-husband, Simon Barney, as well as where she was in her real estate career at that time.

When does Bravo's Hot Mic podcast premiere?

It's out now! Bravo's Hot Mic was announced on November 4, 2023 at BravoCon 2023Bravo's Hot Mic premiered on Tuesday, November 14. Only available with a paid subscription ($3.99/month), new episodes will be released bi-weekly.

Tamra Judge Thought She Was "Too Boring" To Be Picked For RHOC Job

How can I listen to Bravo's Hot Mic podcast?

Bravo's Hot Mic premieres on Tuesday, November 14. To access to the show, sign up now at Starting November 14, you'll be able to listen to Bravo's Hot Mic on your preferred podcast service with a paid subscription ($3.99/month). Episodes will drop every other week.

Who are the guests on Bravo's Hot Mic podcast?

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member Kyle Richards appeared in Episode 1, which dropped earlier this month and is out now, as is Episode 2 of Bravo's Hot Mic featuring Tamra.

Episode 1 features The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills longtime cast member, Kyle, discussing what it's like to live a life on Bravo. Together, Alex and Kyle discuss the unwritten rules for being a Real Housewife and the effects of revealing your marriage to the world.​​​​ 

Episode 2 features The Real Housewives of Orange County's Tamra, discussing her previous pause from the show after Season 14, her return in Season 17, and much more. 

Tamra Judge in front of the step and repeat for WWHL.

What is Bravo's official podcast Bravo's Hot Mic about?

Bravo's Hot Mic offers a behind-the-scenes look at some of Bravo's biggest moments from the people who know the real story. Host Alex Baskin is a longtime Executive Producer across multiple Bravo series and sits down with the stars of Bravo shows to discuss memorable moments and the things you didn't see. 

Who is Alex Baskin?

Alex Baskin is the man behind the curtain of so much iconic reality TV action. Having produced more than 50 shows for nearly every network around, he currently serves as Executive Producer of multiple series including Bravo's RHOBH, RHOC, Vanderpump Rulesand E!'s Botched.

The former president of Evolution Media, Alex and his business partner sold the company to MGM. Now, Alex runs 32 Flavors, an entertainment company that will soon launch a number of series, features, and projects across multiple platforms.

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