Alexis Bellino Returns As Full-Time Orange County Housewife

“The Real Housewives of Orange County” star Alexis Bellino has been in the news later over the upcoming season of the show. First, she quit herself because she didn’t want to film with the other women and now she is back filming, because she begged her way back, according to a new “Perez Hilton” report released on Oct. 26. It sounds like no one can get the story straight with Alexis Bellino, but it sounds like it was a matter of money the whole time.

It turns out that “The Real Housewives of Orange County” star Alexis Bellino is back after accepting her original paycheck. According to the report, Alexis was earning approximately $200,000 per season, where she was just drinking wine, gossiping and showing snippets of her life. However, the source reveals that “The Real Housewives of Orange County” star Alexis Bellino wanted a pay raise and she demanded $300,000 per season. That’s a lot of money for what she is offering the show. When she threatened to quit the show, the producers called her bluff and decided to fire her.

Rather than sticking to her word, she returned to the producers and got down on her hands and knees to return to the show. They agreed reluctantly and now she has been spotted filming several scenes for the show. However, another source has revealed that Alexis is filming exit scenes to explain what happened to make her quit.

Jill Zarin Secretly Recorded Her WWHL Appearance, and Andy Cohen Is Pissed

Jill Zarin made no secret about the fact that she was initially “nervous” over the editing of her one-on-one interview with Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live about why she was fired from the Real Housewives of New York. She even expressed fears she’d been tricked into taping it early by Bravo.

According to a new report from the New York Post, her team was so concerned about the WWHL segment that someone secretly taped the full interview just in case.

Jill herself has now admitted that someone from her camp recorded the full chat in secret. “Someone in my party did use an iPhone, because they love me and wanted to protect me,” she said, “to make sure I remembered what I said, and that what I said was accurately edited. It was for my own protection.” … Or ammunition?

After it was all said and done, Jill seemed pleased with the results and what aired, and according to her the segment’s strong ratings have left her phone positively ringing off the hook with potential new television offers. Even Bravo has even been rumored to want her back.

This little incident, though, may put a damper on things. While the network itself had no comment about the incident, a source did say, “Secretly taping an interview is no way for Jill to get herself back on the network . . . or any network, for that matter.” Oy vey.

For what it’s worth both Andy and Jill have made light of the situation. Andy coolly quipped on Twitter, “Beware former Housewives with tape recorders!!” and Jill answered back, “This is why we all love you!!!” She added, “No war.. Peace and love. It was great interview with 1.3 million viewers. I think Andy is cute and funny and like big brother.”

Andy doesn’t appear to be too happy about it. After his tape recorder tweet, Andy tweeted at RHONJ star Caroline Manzo that he’s “as mad as Teresa at your last reunion” about the Jill incident.

Brandi Glanville: I Don't Date, But I Make Out With Everyone

At the The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season 3 premiere party in Hollywood Oct. 21, Brandi Glanville, 39, opened up to Us Weekly about why viewers should expect to see plenty of "fun, good times -- and a little bit of crazy drunkenness" when the Bravo show returns with all-new episodes Monday, Nov. 5.

"It's all over the board," the ex-model explained. "It's a soap opera, but it's real, so it's amazing."

Cameras also followed the single mother of two as she dipped back into the dating pool. "I make out with everyone! It's awesome," laughed Glanville, who split with husband Eddie Cibrian after his 2009 affair with country music singer LeAnn Rimes.

For Glanville, finding a suitable partner hasn't been easy. "I don't really 'date.' What is that? I make out! It's hard to meet guys because they want to date you because you are on TV, or there are guys who like you but don't want anything to do with you because you are on TV," she explained. "It's a hard road."

Glanville's ongoing feud with the Richards sisters also seems to be at end end. "We are definitely in a better place than season 2, that's for sure!" costar Kyle Richards, 43, told Us. "It couldn't get any worse than that!"

Added Kim Richards, 48, "For me to stay in a better place to stay sober, it won't do me any good to stay angry or negative or carry any kind of ill feelings. It's better for me to work on that with Brandi." (The former child star completed her third stint in rehab in January.)

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