Vicki Gunvalson commented about her relationship with her former boyfriend Brooks Ayers in the premiere episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County Monday night and she’s also reflecting on her past relationship in a new interview.
Even though we saw Vicki in a new relationship with her boyfriend Steve Lodge, Vicki stands by her words that Brooks was not a bad man.
“He wasn’t this monster in my life. He wasn’t. The viewers may think he was, but he wasn’t,” Vicki explained to E! News. “Did he turn into a monster towards the end? He did a lot of weird ass crazy things that I still don’t understand because I don’t talk to him.”
She added, “I don’t know why he did what he did, but he wasn’t a monster. He wasn’t really the man I thought he was if he did what he did to me.”
Vicki said if she ever had the opportunity to talk to Brooks one-on-one she would ask, why? “Why did you reveal bad records? Why did you do what you did to me?” she shared. “We had a good thing going or so I thought, but why? I still don’t know why. I’ve never been able to get the answer from him.”
However, Vicki says 10 months after her breakup with Brooks she met Steve. “I don’t want to be alone and he’s really good for me. I love him. He loves me,” she shared. “We may not have the fireworks all the time but that’s not real. I know that I can count on him always.”
“We’ve talked about our relationships ending and anybody in my past is still important to me,” she explained. “My first husband Donn—I was married to for 20 years—you just don’t forget about them. I want the very best for Donn. I miss Donn. I miss our family unit, but it didn’t work. That’s why we’re not together anymore.”
“All in God’s timing, the right people appear when they need to so it’s been good,” Vicki shared.
What are your thoughts on what Vicki had to say?
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