Aside from his past with Aviva, the real estate mogul was immediately linked to both Sonja and Luann. Barts and encountered this Johnny Depp look-alike while out at Le Ti. During her two seasons on the show, they would break up and reconcile on several occasions.He would continue to pursue Sonja on the series into season six, even once offering her a promise ring of some sort, but that all came crashing down when he suspiciously left a party with Luann instead. Luann, who was with Jacques at the time, stayed out later than the rest of the ladies, bringing home her Italian friends—and Tomas, a fact she later tried to cover up with some stealthily-deployed French that the producers just translated anyway. On one such occasion, Slade began dating divorced Housewife Lauri Waring (now Peterson).Known as one of the blond bombshells of the Reality TV world, Gretchen Rossi would become an icon of the show The Real House Wives of Orange County.While occasionally doling out emotional details of her past, but keeping plenty secret, her secrets and 4 seasons of appearances captivated the audience for years.While Rossi has kept most of her past close to the chest, there are a few things we know about her from her days before reality television.
"RHOC" alums Gretchen Rossi and fiancé Slade Smiley chatted with toofab's Candice Brock about all of this season's drama at Life & Style's Eye Candy Halloween Bash on Thursday in Los Angeles.
Rossi was giving us her best sexy Eskimo on the red carpet, while Slade dressed as a gladiator.
Though the couple's no longer on the show, both stars had some strong opinions about their former costars.
It is rumored to this day she is still in close contact with the children of her late fiancé.
After this event, she would find herself in the whirlwind of reality television, being picked up by the Bravo!