Cast members and viewers alike expressed concerns that Slade was just using Gretchen to get back in front of TV cameras, but the couple claimed that they had actually been friends for several years before they became involved.
In particular she feuded with Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Barney, who frequently insinuated that Gretchen was only with Jeff for his money and that she didn’t do anything but live off her wealthy boyfriend.
Gretchen Hauble (GH): In developing this new product, we wanted to provide a solution for people and families looking to eliminate bottled water waste, while still maintaining the convenience of bottled water.
The First Year Type 2 Diabetics: an Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed by Gretchen Becker is an excellent book with answers to many questions and frustrations that newly diagnosed patients experience.
By the time the reunion rolled around the cast was ready to confront the fallout of the conflicts on the show as well as barbs traded in the interim between Gretchen and Tamra on the internet.