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“It was something that he wanted to do, we were engaged, and as corny as it sounds, I did it for love,” Jo says on the 100th episode anniversary special.

Things didn’t stay happy for long for Slade and Jo, who was hoping to launch a singing career, and their relationship quickly fizzled.

The Real Housewives Of Orange County star was one of the hosts of the Women's Power Brunch at En Vy Lounge in California's Newport Beach.

They weren’t chosen by producers, but instead won an auction for a spot on the new reality show by bidding $2500.

According to Jo, it was all Slade’s idea to be on TV.

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Jo says “She was outgoing and she was beautiful, and she had this dynamic personality when she drank, and had a really hot body.” Slade and Gretchen have said that they’d known each other for years before decided to get together in 2009, and they’ve been inseparable since.

At first Gretchen was hesitant about marrying Slade because he had hit some major economic hard times, and she didn’t want to be responsible for his debt.

She's so enamoured, she proposed to him five years ago.

And those feelings clearly haven't dissipated for Gretchen Rossi who was pictured locking lips with fiance Slade Smiley on Saturday night.

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