After four years of dating, Gretchen Rossi is engaged to her beau Slade Smiley! While the magic moment will apparently air on Bravo — obvi — we won’t make you wait until then as a source revealed the cray cray deets: Tags: engaged, engagement, gretchen rossi, marriage, orange county, real housewives, real housewives of orange county, relationship, slade smiley star Gretchen Rossi flashed the world a bright bauble from her ring finger earlier this week.Combine that with the looks of love on her and boyfriend Slade Smiley's face and we ASSUMED they were about to break wonderfully awesome engagement news!It would also make Heather's departure much easier. She may not be considered "Fancy Pants," but Gretchen is definitely the right fit.My fellow She already knows the other Housewives, including Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, and Kelly Dodd (Cohen confirmed she is returning).Save Kelly, I assume Vicki and Tamra will also be back for another season of drama. In March 2016, Gretchen told Bravo's The Daily Dish about their newfound friendship, "So ironically Vicki and I made up this last year, which was really cool and nice. Remember when she confronted her former best friend and co-star Alexis Bellino during the Season 7 trip to Costa Rica about Alexis' "pretentiousness"?Even though she's been away for several seasons, her return would most likely be an easy transition. And we talked a lot in the last season and I stayed in touch with her just to check in with her and see how she's doing."That would make one interesting You read that right. If you scroll through her Instagram, there are a ton of pictures featuring the two. As Gretchen wrote next to one image of herself and Kelly, "So glad this girl called me to come meet her for lunch a few months back! As uncomfortable as a situation might be, Gretchen doesn't usually run away. She is going to speak her mind and her truth no matter what.When the cast someone like that, you know she's a winner and absolutely meant for reality TV.
He is currently dealing with a very sick son, as Grayson is currently battling cancer — and things aren’t going so well. While filming on season 11 was believed to have been completed weeks ago, Rossi recently spent time with Vicki Gunvalson and former Bravo star Lizzie Rovsek in Southern California.While joined by new housewife Kelly Dodd, Gunvalson and Rossi shared several photos of their group on social media.Since her first day as a Housewife, there was just something special about Gretchen.The 38-year-old came into the lives of her co-stars with a fresh perspective, a carefree attitude, a highly-scrutinized relationship, and ready, willing, and able to get involved in the drama.