Four years after the Real Housewives of Orange County Season 4 reunion, when the shit hit the proverbial fan between Jay and Gretchen, the years of litigation between the two of them may finally be over.
Gretchen Rossi is a half-million dollars richer today, thanks to an Orange County, California Superior Court jury The Real Housewives of Orange County star was awarded $523,250 in her lawsuit against former boyfriend Jay Photoglou
In a storyline that could have been right out of her Bravo reality show, Rossi sued her ex-lover in 2010, claiming defamation and assault, battery, stalking and breach of contract. A judge later threw out the defamation claim, but let the others proceed.
At one point Photoglou countersued, claiming defamation and Rossi ended up having to pay him $40,000 for his legal fees.