shannon beador and Tamra Judge have become close friends over the past couple of years, especially after the previous season of “The Real Housewives of Orange County.” The two bonded over their mutual dislike for their co-star, Vicki Gunvalson. They don’t like her because she’s often talking about them behind their backs. As it turns out, Shannon is tired of getting hurt because she’s forgiven Vicki once before. Instead, she’s focusing on Tamra and their friendship.

Shannon is clearly interested in continuing this friendship, so she had no problem talking about the parental alienation topic on this week’s episode of “The Real Housewives of Orange County.” Even though it is not about her, Shannon explains that she's very proud of Tamra for opening up about such a painful topic.

Shannon is proud of her friend.

In her Bravo blog, Shannon explains she is very proud of her friend for standing up for herself and fighting to get the relationship back with her daughter. During the episode, Tamra Judge spoke at a conference where she opened up about her daughter Sidney. It’s shocking how things have escalated in their mother-daughter relationship. Shannon could not be more proud of her friend as she fights to get her family back.

As Tamra revealed during the episode, she and Simon Barney are working together much more these days to ensure that they have a positive relationship with their children. It sounds like even Tamra’s first-born son Ryan is thankful for everything that Simon has done over the past couple of year.

He has also been somewhat estranged from his sister. All of this came to light on this week’s episode of “The Real Housewives of Orange County.”

Simon and Tamra being cordial

As for Shannon, her main focus right now is weight-loss and trying to get back to a normal weight. She is completely horrified that she's gained 40 pounds thanks to the stress her co-star exposed her to.

Luckily for Shannon, her best friend is a fitness nut, and she has her own fitness studio. In other words, it shouldn't be too hard to lose the weight and get back to a healthy lifestyle. She definitely has the support in place. Shannon is concerned that her husband won't like what he sees, even though he has renewed his vows and he's committed to her.

What do you think about Shannon Beador opening up about Tamra Judge’s parental alienation case? Are you surprised that she feels the pain for her friend?