Tamra Judge Gives Update on Relationship with Oldest Daughter Sidney Barney

Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Judge is sharing an update about the current status of her relationship with her oldest daughter, Sidney Barney.

Earlier this season, Tamra was very excited to be included and invited to Sidney’s high school graduation, but five months later it seems things have changed. During a new interview, Tamra shared that there hasn’t been “a whole lot of movement” when it comes to improving her relationship with her daughter. However, Tamra said that she remains “very hopeful,” especially now that her daughter is away on her own in college. “She’s a good girl,” Tamra told ET. “I think we’re a lot alike. I know it’s gonna turn out really well.”

Tamra previously revealed that she was hesitant to open up about the topic on RHOC. “It’s really something I’ve tried to protect. My daughter, of course, try to protect her, try not to talk about it too much, so it was a little unexpected because I have really no control over my emotions when it comes to that,” she told The Daily Dish, speaking about the prayer group she participated in with Lydia McLaughlin. “So it was nice because of the fact that I was surrounded by such amazing women that had so much compassion and it just really opened my eyes to a lot of things.”

But Tamra continues to remain very close to her youngest daughter, Sophia. Tamra said they are “like best friends.” “She’s my mini me,” she shared. “It’s even hard for her to go to her dad’s house, just because she wants to be with me all the time. So, I just hope it stays like that. It’s hard, because divorce just brings out the worst in a family situation and the kids, really, get put in the middle.”

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  • cat62

    Yes, divorce is hard on the kids. Sometimes staying in a marriage and having the kids see such ugliness is bad too. It a no win situation. My thought is…both parents should keep any negative feelings and thoughts to themselves around the kids. It is not their fault you divorced. Don’t drag them into it like that.

    • kt

      100% agree!!! Could not have said it better!

  • Cin

    oh oh… once again she’s talking about her daughter – who doesn’t want to be talked about.

  • watching in ohio

    There she goes again.. she just can’t respect the boundaries her daughter has asked her to not cross in speaking about her on public blogs or on the show! Just SHUT UP about Sidney! You’re just SO manipulative! Here you go again trying to insinuate that your youngest daughter doesn’t want to be at her Dad’s house.. hey “bigmouth mother of the year” he had to do your job as “mother and father” since you abandoned those children to hook up with a newer and younger guy (who may or may not be straight)! Simon done all the hard work in raising these kids while you run around “doing you”! Selfish self obsorbed twit and clueless big mouth! You make me sick.. the drunken filthy behavior does not make me think you’ve found Christ at all.. just empty religion that has no ability to change your previous mindset or behavior! Wait till you find out that you gave up everything to be with someone with a secret life.. your day of reckoning is coming..if it hasn’t already!

    • Jenny__Girl

      I couldn’t agree more.

    • Jenny__Girl

      I wish people would remember when this nasty woman encouraged and helped her son attempt to date rape Gretchen.

      I always remind people about this cuz it seems that people have forgotten the awful things this person has done. What kind of a person helps her son attempt to date rape another woman? Disgusting! That speaks volumes about her character.

      • Starr

        One just has to look at her dark beady eyes & see the evil. Can we expect anything better from the devil’s seed? Only an evil doer would teach her son to do something as horrible as that to Gretchen. The lousliest excuse for a mother & a shame to Christianity.

  • Jenny__Girl

    Her daughter has repeatedly asked her to not speak about her to the media. At first, I thought maybe it was Sidney going thru a little “teenage rebellion” phase.
    But now I believe every single word that Sidney has said about Tamra.

    She’s a nasty piece of work.

  • Melinda Loy

    I feel so bad for Tamra. She doesn’t deserve this. I’m not blaming the daughter. I hope they just hit a rough spot and they will be stronger than ever after all this. I feel for anyone who has had cancer or even a bad cancer scare. Tamra has been through so much for a while now.

  • Starr

    I do not trust or believe in Tamara’s sincerity for a single second. There’s always a motive & that motive is always first & foremost about what serves her best.
    Her daughter has begged her to not speak about her publicily, to no avail. She does not care about her child’s feelings, all she cares about is getting sympathy.
    Wow!!! Mother Of The Year Award.
    I intensley dislike hypocrites. Even when she forces a few tears, they strike me as just that—Forced.