Tamra Judge Talks “Nasty” Feud With Shannon Beador, “Messy” Friendship With Jen, and Favorite RHOC Trailer Moment, Plus Teases “Back-Stabbing” on Season 17

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Tamra Judge Talks "Nasty" Feud With Shannon Beador, "Messy" Friendship With Jen, and Favorite RHOC Trailer Moment, Plus Teases "Back-Stabbing" on Season 17

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Tamra Judge addressed her drama with Shannon Beador and Jennifer Pedranti on Instagram Live after last month’s debut of the Real Housewives of Orange County trailer.

Before sharing her favorite moment from the sneak peek and describing the upcoming 17th season with claims of “back-stabbing” and “lying,” Tamra explained her relationships with the women and reacted to the 1950s-themed preview.

“It was different. I at first was like ‘eh’ and then I watched it 10 more times,” Tamra admitted to Bravo Social‘s Donald Adler on Instagram Live on April 25, adding that she and her castmates “don’t know” what their taglines will be quite yet.

According to Tamra, the new season of RHOC will feature “back-stabbing” and “lying” and be “epic.”

“I think that people can look forward to things they did not see in the trailer, that’s for sure,” Tamra stated. “There’s so much more drama on the show than you can even imagine. I don’t think we’ve ever had a season so filled with drama as we do with this one. We got [the] Tres Amigas back. It’s gonna be amazing … It’s unique [and] different.”

One of Tamra’s favorite moments from the trailer was her napkin throw. And although she and Jennifer appear to be in a better place today, she doesn’t regret the dramatic moment.

“I don’t live my life with regrets. It was a moment and I can’t really take it back. That scene, there’s so much you’re gonna see that I haven’t seen yet. A lot went down that [day],” she explained.

“I’ve known Jen for… Geez… It’s been quite a while, like years, five [or] seven years? She came to CUT Fitness after my fitness competition and wanted to train to do her own fitness competition so we trained her and she did an amazing job and transformed her entire body and she’s kept it up. And then some things went down,” Tamra continued. “Our friendship got a little messy a couple years ago when a lot of sh-t went down at my gym.”

After the drama at Tamra’s gym, she and Jennifer, who she referred to the show years ago, weren’t on “the best of terms.” So, when Jennifer was finally added to the cast for season 17, she asked herself, “Are you freaking kidding me? Seriously?”

“It was up against her and [Braunwyn Windham-Burke] and she got it. So I think she’s probably one of the best newbies we’ve had in a really long time. She is here to stay,” Tamra declared. “Her and I had some things to figure out cuz we had some bumps in our friendship a few years ago. Big bumps. And we screamed it out.”

Tamra also had to fight it out with Shannon.

She was really nasty to me. It was two years of build-up, that’s what it was,” she revealed. “But it all came out. We fixed it. We moved on. It didn’t take us but one hour to be right back to where we were.”

Tamra then addressed Shannon’s split with John Janssen.

“If they get back together, they do,” she said. “I don’t think that’s horrible. I think when you’re in a relationship, you were together that long and then you break up, who knows, maybe you will get back together and maybe it will become everything you want it to be or whatever he wasn’t giving you or what you weren’t giving him, then, I don’t know. I don’t care if they get back together I just want her happy.”

Also during the IG Live, Tamra revealed she wants to see Vicki Gunvalson back for season 18.

The Real Housewives of Orange County season 17 premieres on Wednesday, June 7, at 8/7c on Bravo.

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