SEASON FIVE OF BRAVO'S "THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY" IN PRODUCTION, AND EVERYONE'S TALKING ABOUT THE NEW HOUSEWIFE IN TOWN - ALEXIS BELLINO
NEW YORK - July 14, 2009 - Bravo heads back to Orange County for production on the fifth season of "The Real Housewives of Orange County," the original in the franchise that sparked the Real Housewives phenomenon. This season, the O.C. is buzzing about a new housewife already stirring up drama - socialite Alexis Bellino, a 32-year-old spicy blonde who unabashedly lives life on her terms. Returning for season five are Housewives Tamra Barney, Lynne Curtin, Vicki Gunvalson, Jeana Keough and Gretchen Rossi.
Stay-at-home mom Alexis resides in the exclusive enclave of Newport Coast, Calif. with her husband, Jim Bellino, a self-made entrepreneur. Alexis and Jim have three young children - three-year-old James and 20-month-old twins Melania and Mackenna. Originally from the small town of Hannibal, Mo., Alexis is now living the Southern California dream in one of the most prominent and envied areas of Orange County. Alexis keeps herself busy by being the best wife and mother she can, and when she does have a free moment, she likes to work out to keep herself looking and feeling her best.
"The Real Housewives of Orange County" is produced by Evolution Media, with partners Douglas Ross, Gregory Stewart and Kathleen French serving as executive producers.
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