Vicki Gunvalson has been getting her "love tank filled" by her boyfriend Steve Lodge for a few years now, but The Real Housewives of Orange County shared in the season premiere that he hadn't yet changed his address. Now that some time has passed since then, are there any updates on that front for the OG of the OC?
"Yeah, address has been changed," she told Bravo's Home & Design. "Steve and I have been living together on an off for about two years. We’ve been together two and a half and the fact of the matter was I wasn’t going to keep my big house in Coto [de Caza] if I didn’t have him move in. We’ve got six kids and six grandkids and we agreed that he would, you know, help me with the house and ... 'cause I can’t take care of it myself, it’s two acres, it’s very big home and he’s like, 'I will help you. I will help you with whatever you need.' He’s just a great partner, like a super great partner."
If he didn't move in, she explained, she was just going to sell the house and find something more suitable for one person.
"I didn’t want to do that, but now we have a center place where the kids can come and we can have pool parties and he’s extended family," she explained. "So, it’s a good gathering place for holidays and for slumber parties and it’s really … the home deserves children and people. It’s not meant for a single girl, so it turned out good."
It sure did, Vicki! And the loved up couple couldn't be cuter. They love hanging out in Vicki's gorgeous home when they have downtime, as she posted on Instagram this summer. We get it — why go to a crowded bar when you can hang out in your own beautiful backyard?!
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