While everyone expected the Gretchen/Slade relationship to go over like a lead brick with Jo De La Rosa, here she tells Reality Wanted why Slade did her the “favor”… Chandra, Reality Wanted: Will you make an appearance in Season 5 of The Real Housewives of Orange County? Jo: It is one of those things where, I left the show back in Season 2, and my life is so different now, who I am now compared to who I was 4 years ago. There were talks of me coming on the show to confront Gretchen and Slade, but I need to be selfless at this point.Regardless of how I feel about them being together, this is Gretchen and Slade’s time in the spotlight and I just want to move forward with my music. The thing is, people never really understood, I was so much younger than the other women on the show.She made her debut in March 2004 with the Grammy Award-winning single "Redneck Woman," a number-one hit on the Billboard country charts.The song served as the lead-off single of her debut album, Here for the Party.
Slade really did me a favor because it used to be all about “Slade and Jo”, “Slade and Jo”. For the first time, I can be on my own terms as Jo De La Rosa. Chandra, Reality Wanted: How long did you two date? ” The truth of the matter is that it is what it is, and Gretchen, to me, is…it’s just dumb.I always thought that would be so cool to be that “face”, like Rihanna with Gucci, for a fashion line. and I saw the big billboard, and there was my face! Chandra, Reality Wanted: So, I have to ask, are you dating anyone? Jo: I have been dating the same person for awhile now. Jeff was walking out of a club as I was walking in, and when I saw him, my heart just dropped.More than anything I loved his bags, the style of them, they are studded and leather. He was walking away, and he was wearing a fedora, and I thought “I have to talk to this guy! ” He is not in the entertainment industry, he is a little bit younger than me, and he is hot!By Chandra Clewley The Real Housewives of Orange County’s Season 1 and 2 resident raven-haired beauty, Jo De La Rosa has been off of the show for four years (! Last year, her long time love and former fiancé Slade Smiley appeared with her in Date My Ex, a spin off in which Jo dated men that Slade had to live with!With Season 5 of The Real Housewives of Orange County upon us, we have found that Jo’s ex-boyfriend Slade is now in a relationship with Gretchen Rossi.Although she didn’t not mention Robi at the time, fans believed that it was a way to address the issue.Now, it’s been revealed that the two are not on speaking terms – except when it’s for work, reports.When she was asked whether she was dating already, the 27-year old said it will come eventually.Gretchen Frances Wilson (born June 26, 1973) is an American country music artist.It was back in March when celebrity couple Gretchen Ho and Robi Domingo confirmed that they have broken up.Before that, rumors about the couple’s split started to spread and the TV host posted a cryptic tweet on her social media account.