Tamra Calling Me a ‘Drunk’ Is ‘Hard’

Shannon Beador sounded off on Tamra Decide calling her a “drunk” and a “liar” on The Actual Housewives of Orange County — and revealed how they overcame the drama.

“It’s arduous. I do know that that’s not who I’m,” Shannon, 59, solely instructed Us Weekly on Wednesday, June 14, whereas talking in regards to the unkind names Tamra, 55, known as her on season 17. “My youngsters watched the episode with me and so they had been fairly upset about it. They’re like, ‘Mother, that’s not who you might be.’”

Shannon — who shares daughter Sophie, 21, and twins Stella and Adeline, 18, with ex-husband David Beador — confessed that when sure solid members “throw that label” on her, it’s upsetting.


Shannon Storms Beador.
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“I really feel as if after I’m on the present that I’ll level out one thing unkind {that a} solid member’s finished,” she defined. “However I attempt to keep away from placing common characterizations on the market about folks’s personalities as a result of it’s damaging.”

Shannon and Tamra — together with OG Housewife Vicki Gunvalson — had a powerful friendship throughout their authentic stint on RHOC and later grew to become generally known as the Tres Amigas. Throughout season 14, which aired in 2019, each Tamra and Vicki, 61, started feuding with Shannon amid her budding friendship with costar Kelly Dodd.

The health coach later unfollowed Shannon on social media, claiming she “didn’t need to see” her relationship with Kelly, 47, develop. (Kelly, for her half, was fired from the Bravo collection after season 15.)

When Bravo confirmed in January 2020 that neither Tamra nor Vicki would return for season 15, their stress with Shannon appeared to construct. Actually, Eddie Decide’s spouse hinted that very same 12 months that when she was off the collection that Shannon “stopped speaking” with each girls.

Shannon, in the meantime, solely instructed Us in December 2021 that there had been a “lot of untruths being mentioned frequently for years now” about her and her alleged disassociation with Tamra and Vicki.


Tamra Decide.

Regardless of their points, Tamra signed on for season 17 of the hit present. Through the Wednesday, June 14, episode, Tamra known as Shannon a “faux good friend” for allegedly ghosting her after she exited the truth present. On the time, the Actual for Actual founder claimed that was false and the 2 as soon as once more butted heads over who was telling the reality.

Shannon instructed Us on Wednesday that she does “perceive” that Tamra was “harm” after not being requested again to RHOC following an extended stint on the collection. She famous that the TV exit led to her once-close good friend taking a part of her frustrations out on her — although she was busy working.

“Typically after we had been filming, I couldn’t get proper again to her, however I’d by no means ghosted her,” Shannon claimed to Us. “I’ve 150 screenshots of conversations I had together with her over the two-month interval earlier than she mentioned I used to be a ‘faux good friend.’”

The mom of three alleged that she “checked in with [Tamra] on a regular basis” after her 2020 departure, however when Shannon was caught on a solid journey later that 12 months — which occurred throughout the COVID shutdowns — and couldn’t reply quick sufficient, the TV persona claimed that Tamra was fast to start out publicly “trashing” her character.

Shannon revealed that watching season 17 again has been “arduous” as a result of when taking pictures started she hadn’t spoken to Tamra in additional than two years. Now, nonetheless, they’re in a “good place” — however followers received’t see them make amends for some time on digicam. (She additionally teased a reconciliation with Vicki.)

“As soon as we did come to that, , form of settlement that we’re going to develop into pals once more, it was simply an instantaneous [comeback],” Shannon instructed Us. “It was like we had been proper again to the place we had been two and a half years in the past.”

The Actual Housewives of Orange County airs on Bravo Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET.

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi