ORANGE COUNTY (LALATE) – Are Vicki Gunvalson and boyfriend Brooks still together? Bravo told RHOC viewers in the 2012 finale that Brooks and Vicki have had spats since filming has ended; but Vicki Gunvalson and boyfriend Brooks are still together and looking to return for another season of RHOC. But will Bravo invite them back? Together, Brooks reunites with Vicki on the RHOC Reunion telecast. Brooks is ready to “defend” his woman again and hurl his own comments at Tamra Barney.
During tonight’s telecast, Vicki tells Tamra Barney that she should believe that Brooks loves for her who she is, not for her money. She tells viewers “Just because someone says something doesn’t mean it’s true.”
But when Vicki’s daughter appears on the telecast, she confronts her mother. Vicki has posted family pictures since filming has ended, suggesting that everyone likes each other; but such is not the case. “I’m just saying I don’t like your boyfriend”, Vicki hears from her daughter, yet again, on tonight’s reunion telecast.
Tamra Barney however still has her opinions about Brooks. “Brooks’ motives are questionable” Tamra tells viewers. Brooks joins the telecast and responds to questions about the purported “evil eye.”
During the reunion, Brooks tells viewers “I’m being protective of my lady.” But he also goes on the attack against Tamra. “Getting relationship advice from you is like getting financial advance from someone who is bankrupt.”
When Vicki tells Tamra that she should believe Brooks “likes me for who I am”, Tamra replies “I hope he does. I hope, I hope he really does”.
Some viewers this season have accused Bravo of over-editing Brooks’ remarks to make it seem as though he is financially motivated in his relationship. But Brooks says his motivation is only love. Fans aren’t so sure.
Bravo has repeatedly shown Brooks taking a tour of Vicki’s various homes, learning about her asserts, and her possible divorce settlements. “So, what would you end up with your assets in the divorce?” Brooks asks Vicki this season on RHOA. Vicki replies “we both have our big retirement accounts.” But when Vicki says “He would keep his, I would keep mine”, Bravo cuts to Brooks and shows his eyes widening.
In June 2011, Brook Ayers’ mugshot photo was released online taken from the Lee County Jail. Immediately Vicki Gunvalson fired back at online news reports that claimed she didn’t know about Brooks Ayers’ problems. Thereafter, she told Andy Cohen on WWHL “The media doesn’t tell the whole truth”.
Brooks Ayers, Vicki Gunvalson