A NEW HOUSEWIFE IS INTRODUCED AS A RIFT FORMS BETWEEN TWO OF THE ORIGINAL LADIES ON BRAVO'S "THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY," TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16 AT 10 PM ET/PT
Lynne Curtin of Laguna Beach, Calif. Joins The Cast of Bravo's Hit Docu-Series
NEW YORK � December 2, 2008 � The toned and tanned Lynne Curtin, a sexy, stay-at-home mother of two teenage girls, joins the cast of Bravo's hit docu-series "The Real Housewives of Orange County" in a new episode airing Tuesday, December 16 at 10 PM ET/PT.
Tamra Barney, Vicki Gunvalson and Jeana Keough are still rattled over meeting blonde bombshell Gretchen Rossi. But tensions escalate even more when the newest housewife, Lynne Curtin, attempts to join the clique. Lynne and her husband of over 18 years, Frank, are happily married and own a beautiful seaside home in Laguna Beach, Calif., where they enjoy every minute of their active Southern California lifestyle. A former gymnast, Lynne is an avid surfer, runner, horseback rider and kick-boxer � and she has the toned body to prove it. Lynne does her best to keep control of her outspoken teenage girls � Raquel, 18, and Alexa, 16 � but her desire to be a friend to them often interferes with her lackluster disciplinary efforts. Lynne's laid-back philosophy on life flows into her lax parenting style: "I want to be the cool mom� I don't want to say no."
Meanwhile old friendships are becoming strained with the other housewives as a rift begins to form between longtime friends and neighbors, Jeana and Vicki. Jeana defends Vicki's ex-husband, prompting Vicki to yell, "Don't you dare defend him. He never gave me a dollar in child support or helped me a minute." Jeana feels differently: "I always felt Vicki took the children by moving from Chicago, and how could he be a good father when she took them to California."
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