EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW: Real Housewives Of The OC: "It's One Big Love Fest—NOT!"

Nov. 4 2009, Published 10:29 a.m. ET

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If there’s one thing you can count on The Real Housewives of Orange County to provide, it’s a whole ‘lotta drama!

The new season premieres on Thursday, but the original ladies of leisure are already slinging arrows at each other and the other Housewives casts.

“It’s one big love fest…not!” Tamra Barney told exclusively outside LA’s trendy restaurant The Ivy on Tuesday. “If something needs to be called out, I call it out, I say it like it is.”

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Last season the outspoken blonde got into a war of words at the Housewives reunion with fellow cast mate Gretchen Rossi, accusing her of lying about her relationship with Jeff Beitzel, 54, who died last year from Leukemia.

But this time around, Tamra says she’s ready to call a truce.

“Things are good -- for now,” she told “That drama was so last year.”

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What’s very this year is new cast member Alexis Bellino, who shared her very special philosophy on life with

“We love hard and we play hard,” she said. “We’re all very passionate people.”



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