A new star of “Real Housewives of Orange County” has leveled a claim against Dr. Terry Dubrow, the husband of a fellow castmate.
According to Radar Online, a new RHOC star, Nicole James, has leveled an accusation at Terry, who is married to friend and fellow “Real Housewives of Orange County” star Heather Dubrow. According to the outlet, Nicole said some “not-so-flattering comments” about Terry’s plastic surgeon skills, and Heather wasn’t happy about it.
“Nicole was brought on by Heather but only filmed for a few weeks,” the insider told Radar Online. “A big storyline that will play out (but is also the reason why she’s no longer on the show full time) is that Nicole was unhappy with the breast augmentation Terry performed on her many years ago.”
These comments were then spread to the rest of the RHOC cast by Shannon Beador before making their way to Heather, the outlet reported.
“It started circling around through the group, and Heather found out because Shannon was telling everyone but her,” the insider told the outlet. “Cue the fight between Heather and Shannon.”
Nicole Was ‘Demoted’ From Housewife to Friend Due to the Feud With Terry & Heather
Thanks to this feud, Nicole was “demoted” from regular housewife to friend-of, according to OK! Magazine.
“For them to have a Housewife accusing Terry of such a nefarious, scandalous thing could affect their other show that makes them money,” the insider told Radar Online.
The “other show” being referenced is E!’s “Botched,” which stars Terry. Both “Botched” and “Real Housewives of Orange County” are produced by Evolution Media. Terry’s show features him fixing other plastic surgeons’ mistakes.
OK! Magazine revealed that Nicole filmed with the ladies originally as a full-time cast member but did not end that way.
Shannon’s Involvement With Nicole’s Claim Adds Fuel to Her Feud With Heather
The long-standing feud between Shannon and Heather seems to be going strong, with recent reports of Shannon spreading the claims of Terry’s botched breast augmentation.
Despite these claims, Shannon said her beef with Heather has been put to bed.
“Heather and I started off in my first season, which is Season 9, kind of on a rocky footing,” Shannon told The Daily Dish on October 12. “But as the years went by, four years, we ended things on a good note.”
RHOC executive producer Chris Cullen recalled the initial hesitation Heather had when Shannon joined the cast in Dave Quinn’s tell-all book “Not All Diamonds and Rosé.”
“Shannon lived in a gated community, Shannon had a big house, and all of a sudden, it was an even playing field,” Cullen said in the book, according to Page Six. “I don’t think Heather liked that. Heather’s insecurities got the best of her and she did not want to make Shannon welcome on that show and was going to make it as difficult as possible.”
Heather denied those claims and says she “wasn’t jealous at all,” the outlet said.
‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ Cast Includes New Wives Noella Bergener & Dr. Jennifer Armstrong
In July several photos surfaced of the housewives filming season 16, including Instagram snaps from newcomers Noella Bergener and Dr. Jennifer Armstrong. Among those photos where shots from Nicole James, as well.
“Just getting back after it with my bestie @rhoc_emilysimpson,” Gina Kirschenheiter wrote on Instagram. “I love doing this with you babe! #bestiesforlife #rhoc.”