Former Real Housewives of Orange County star Gretchen Rossi was reportedly fired after filming season 8, but according to a new report Rossi and her fiancÃ© Slade Smiley are still insisting they quit the show and were not given the axeÂ by producers.
â€œGretchen and Slade say they walked away from a lucrative multi-season contract with Bravo,â€ an insider close to the couple reveals. â€œThey claim that they desperately wanted to get away from all the drama.â€
â€œThey need money,â€ an insider tells RadarOnline. â€œThey would have remained on the show for years if they had had the choice!â€
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