Former star of Real Housewives of Orange County who became known for her constant arguments with co-star Tamra Barney.
She attended Baylor University, where she studied psychology.
She battled bulimia for many years before her appearance on the show.
She was briefly engaged to entrepreneur Jeff Bietzel before his death. She later got engaged to her Real Housewives of Orange County co-star Slade Smiley.
She appeared on Chelsea Handler's late-night show, Chelsea Lately.