Shannon Beador’s refusal to accept 34-year-old Gina Kirschenheiter and Emily Simpson, 53, into the elite group of gals caused a deep rift within The Real Housewives of Orange County cast this past season.
And although the 54-year-old mother of three blamed Gina’s carefree attitude surrounding her divorce from ex-husband Matt as the reason she did not like her, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned real reason for Beador’s breakdown!
“Shannon was flat out jealous of Gina’s friendship with Tamra who, at the time, couldn’t be around Shannon because she was just so negative all the time,” an RHOC insider said.
“She took it out on Gina because Gina was an easy target, being she was going through what Shannon already went through.”
“Instead of being around Shannon’s negativity, Tamra started hanging out with Gina and Emily more, which just sent Shannon’s jealousy over the edge,” the insider said.
“Shannon was already super insecure about her body, especially when she was around Tamra and the other girls, who all had such great bodies.”
According to the source, the culmination of everything led to Beador and Judge’s blowout fight in Jamaica.
But that was then. As fans know, Beador has bounced back and is now a completely different person!
In addition to helping her friend ink a multi-million dollar deal with QVC for her Real For Real Cuisine line, Judge has also pushed Beador to exercise non-stop, which caused her to drop a ton of weight.
“Shannon idolizes Tamra and the two ladies are clearly meant for each other,” the insider added.
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