These days, Vicki Gunvalson’s breakup is bigger news than the tatters of her reality career.
Things are worse for her former archenemy, since Kelly Dodd can’t even get sued these days despite her need for attention.
Sometimes, nothing brings ex-rivals together like falling on hard times.
These two actually have some of the same terrible things in common. Is it any wonder that they’re suddenly best buds?
On Wednesday, October 20, disgraced former The Real Housewives of Orange County star Kelly Dodd took to her Instagram Story.
There, she shared a short video alongside Vicki Gunvalson.
Amidst Vicki’s painful and very public breakup from Steve Lodge, Kelly was offering support.
"Ok, we figured it out, me and Tamra are gonna find you a man," Kelly pledged in the video.
She continued: "We’re gonna go out in her family van…,"
"Yes, we are," Vicki agreed, and it sounded like she added: "A blue family van."
"We’re gonna find her a man," Kelly repeated to the camera.
"Is that OK?" she then asked, suddenly turning to her husband, Rick Leventhal.
"I’m going along for the ride, OK?" Rick joked. "You’re not going without me."
Vicki and her ex-fiancee, Steve Lodge, have broken up — and there have been varying versions of how that happened.
Reports claim that Steve was cheating on Vicki so openly and rampantly when she was out of town that people assumed that it was an open relationship.
It was very much not an open relationship. And now, it’s not a relationship at all.
It is only natural that Vicki might want to move on.
Not everyone is content to enjoy their lives as singles.
But … is Kelly necessarily the best person to help find Vicki a new man?
Kelly and Vicki were bitter rivals during their time sharing a screen on Bravo.
However, this is not the first indication that the two have patched things up.
It was actually almost two years ago, in December of 2019, that Kelly confirmed that they made nice.
These days, however, Kelly and Vicki have a lot more in common.
Yes, they were always rich, successful reality stars living in Orange County and starring on Bravo.
These days they also have something in common — they have the same kind of brainrot.
Kelly Dodd spent most of 2020 sharing the worst possible takes on the COVID-19 pandemic.
She also got downright racist when it came to her comments on that year’s historic Black Lives Matter protests.
Kelly shared anti-mask nonsense, told outright lies about the virus and the death toll, and was generally on her worst behavior.
In the early weeks of the pandemic, Vicki was less nonsensical.
Yes, she publicly advocated for the state of California to lift its lockdown.
She was wrong, but at that time, she was not unhinged.
However, in recent months, Vicki’s brain has seemingly melted like a bag of gummy bears left in a hot car.
Vicki’s anti-vaccination rants caught some fellow Housewives off guard.
Fortunately, her covidiotic clownery was all captured by the cameras and is expected to air on Peacock.
But Vicki’s brainrot isn’t purely for the benefit of the cameras, unfortunately.
She has come into conflict with family over her beliefs that that COVID-19 vaccines are somehow "unsafe."
Her son publicly confirmed this. It’s a shame, but it’s not a surprise.
With all of that in mind, it only seems natural that Kelly and Vicki would find common ground.
If Kelly is the one being her wingman — and if Rick is helping — Vicki’s next man will be just as bad as or worse than her recent ex.
Some fans hope that a newly single Vicki will be more sensible, but we won’t hold our breath waiting.