Changes are coming to the Real Housewives of Orange County! Casting decisions have been made for Season 9, and an insider tells Star exclusively that Gretchen Rossi and Alexis Bellino have both been fired from the reality show.
According to our source, Gretchen got in trouble with producers during Season 8 because of her lack of storyline. As Star previously reported, she even made up her engagement to Slade Smiley in an attempt to score more screen time, but clearly, it was not enough.
Alexis was already fired from the show before Season 8, but was brought back at the last minute when a new cast member dropped out. Like with Gretchen, producers feel she contributed very little to last season.
Tamra Barney, Vicki Gunvalson, Heather Dubrow and Lydia McLaughlin have been asked to return. Production for the ninth season is set to begin this month.