Here's a first look at Tuesday's (June 5, 9 p.m.) episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County "Monkey Business" (Episode 17) Watch the fallout from Alexis' "phoniness" intervention -- including her unlikely post-fight ally. Alexis continues to fight off the ladies' accusations, while Vicki loses it post-rafting.
The tension in Costa Rica heats up as Alexis fights off Heather and Tamara's accusations that she is phony.
But when her good friend Gretchen jumps in with her own accusations, Alexis' fighting spirit breaks and with hurt feelings, she departs the trip early.
Meanwhile, the remaining women get wild on a white water rafting trip through the jungle that shakes Vicki to the core, resulting in a bizarre emotional breakdown.
From Vicki's Blog:
I was very surprised that Tamra made those comments about me saying that I was a hypocrite. I guess she found a way to insert it into a "game we were playing" so she could piggy back what Gretchen had said earlier to me this year. In fact, I couldn’t believe it as she knew how hurtful it was to me when Gretchen called me that. Tamra was very distant to me the whole trip, and I could sense that she was really making an effort to be with Gretchen more than me. I felt like I was in competition with Gretchen and then I stepped back and thought…am I in grade school? Why can’t we ALL be friends? I felt Tamra pulling away from me not only on this trip, but long before it. It's been coming for awhile now and I still don’t have an answer from her as to “why.” I love Tamra, and just wish it was normal between us, or like the old times. Somehow we have gotten off course and I don’t get it. Read More