You’d think after ten seasons of putting it all out there, viewers would know every single tidbit there is to know about The Real Housewives of Orange County. But don’t bet on it. From the show’s origin to filming with not-quite-healed nose-jobs, here are ten things you didn’t know about The Real Housewives of Orange County.
10. A Satirical Look at The Housewives of Orange County
When the Real Housewives’ creator Scott Dunlop first came up with the concept for the show, it was originally called “Behind the Gates” and was intended to take a satirical look at life in affluent communities (i.e. where houses sell for an average of $1.6 million).Peter Tangen / ©Bravo / courtesy Everett Collection