Vicki Gunvalson, a former “The Real Housewives of Orange County”, claims she signed a contract to appear in the upcoming “Housewives” star series, but claims she hasn’t heard a shot. eye of the network as production ramps up.
Now, a source tells Page Six that while Gunvalson was originally scheduled to be on the upcoming Peacock show, the network notified her when the show’s leadership changed, canceling her contract.
“She should be very grateful that her contract is null and void because now she would be in breach of her contract,” sniffed our source.
The highly anticipated series, which can best be described as “Real Housewives” meets “Real World,” will bring together franchise favorites, including Luann de Lesseps, in a tropical setting.
“Repost this if you think they’re bulls – t Vicki isn’t on the HW spin-off,” one fan recently wrote on social media, prompting Gunvalson to respond, “That’s bulls-t !! ”
“I had the contact signed by both parties in February then Covid struck … then the crickets [sic]She wrote on Instagram.
Gunvalson was an original member of the cast when “RHOC” premiered in 2006 and left the series prior to Season 15 (2020). She spent Season 14 (2019) in a role of “friend” rather than the main cast member.
Page Six exclusively confirmed earlier this week that Lesseps’ ‘RHONY’ frontrunner has been cast in the series, which is set to begin filming in the Turks and Caicos Islands in April.
The Blast reported that the series will feature between eight and 10 women from the Bravo franchise and that names such as Melissa Gorga, Teresa Giudice, Cynthia Bailey, Kenya Moore, Kyle Richards and Lisa Rinna are being considered.
“RHONY” star Sonja Morgan could also appear on the show, as she posted on Instagram from the Turks and Caicos Islands.