I will forever be thankful for The Real Housewives of Orange County, because that is how I got my start, but I have my own story that I have to tell through my music, and for me to go back to confront the past just doesn’t make sense. Chandra, Reality Wanted: Do you keep in touch with any of the other Housewives from the show? I had my own friends that I went out with in LA, doing my own thing, and the show made it seem like we were all friends, but really, I had my own life with Slade.I have always felt like the black sheep in that group because they were so much older than me, with children and marriages and I was just a 22 year old girl, barely figuring out who I was. Chandra, Reality Wanted: Did you feel stifled in your relationship because you wanted to be in LA when you were on the show? Jo: I definitely had so much inside of me that I hadn’t even tapped into at the time, but when I was engaged to Slade, I was engaged and I wasn’t working.“Unfortunately, fairly quickly we found out that a lot of family members already planned trips for that Memorial Day weekend so we were unable to have it that weekend,” she explained.Although the couple’s busy work schedules are leaving future wedding plans up in the air, she insisted that the couple will “eventually get married.” PHOTOS: Real Housewives, Real Faces: See Photos Of Bravo’s Beauties Without Makeup Rossi even predicted that her future nuptials will be a reality star-studded event.
star exclusively revealed to the real reason she didn’t tie the knot with her boyfriend and how they’re not giving up on their dream of welcoming a baby.I was waiting for Jo De La Rosa to say something about the famewhore-mance and shenanigans that Gretchen and Slade have been up to lately.Finally Jo has spoken up and says her and Gretchen used to be friends and this is how Gretchen was introduced to Slimey boy who later ended up hooking up with Gretchen.I lost a lot of my goals, my dreams and my passions, and it wasn’t until I was finally in the relationship with Slade and at home bored that all of those things kind of rekindled in myself. ” I’m 22 years old, engaged, and I had always wanted to pursue my dreams of music. Jo: Slade and I were on a break, and he started dating Lauri. Jo: She called me because I found out from her ex-boyfriend Jay that Slade and Gretchen were hooking up.I was accepted into the UCLA dance program, so I was always interested in the performing arts. Even after Date My Ex, Slade and I were still trying to work it out and then…Gretchen. Chandra, Reality Wanted: I know that Lauri dated Slade for a little bit before she was married. And then we tried to get back together…Lauri and I had a conversation about it on camera, and then here we go again with Gretchen… Chandra, Reality Wanted: On the show, Gretchen said that she called you to let you know about her and Slade, even though he had said not to. So the whole reason she called me was because it was already out.Jo De La Rosa is a former housewife from seasons 1 and 2 ex-fiancee of Slade Slimey back when he was pretending to have money, and who later starred in a failed TV show called Date My Ex; where men competed with each other to date Jo and Slimey had to approve of them while they all stayed at Slimey's pretend house that Bravo rented for them.