The Real Housewives of Orange County fans were taken aback by Tamra Judge’s storyline in the Season 14 premiere. Much of Tamra’s screen time revolved around a family dinner with her son Ryan Vieth.
Tamra spent much of the time begging Ryan to take the higher ground and reconcile with his younger brother, Spencer Barney.
RHOC Star’s Son, Ryan, Allegedly Texts Expletive-Ridden Messages, Picture of Bullets to Ex
Now Ryan’s ex, Sarah Rodriguez, is shedding light on Ryan’s off-screen behavior. In a post now-deleted, Sarah alleges that Ryan told her to kill herself, called one of her daughters a “little b*tch” and sent a threatening photo of a bullet with the text, “This is for you.”
Warning: The screenshot below contains explicit language.
Ryan and Sarah share a young daughter, Ava, and Sarah has another daughter from a previous relationship. It’s not clear which daughter Ryan is referring to in the texts.
Ryan’s History of Abusive Behavior
Sarah and Ryan have been exes for several years, but they were once engaged back in 2014. In June of 2015, she called the police and had Ryan arrested for domestic violence. At the time, their daughter was just 5-months-old and Sarah’s 5-year-old daughter was also present for the alleged incident.
During the 911 call, Sarah relayed that their home contained “many firearms.” The charged were ultimately dropped.
Despite the demise of their relationship, Ryan’s Instagram account gives the impression that he has an active role in his daughter’s life. Most of his photos are of him and his daughter, such as this one:
Presence in Season Premiere Episode of Real Housewives of Orange County Reveals Ryan’s a Trump Supporter
In the Season 14 premiere, Tamra and Ryan discussed what caused the falling out between him and Spencer. It turns out that Ryan is a Trump supporter and Spencer is not. When Spencer called Ryan a racist, Ryan threatened to punch his little brother in the face.
Tamra’s Take On Her Son’s Behavior
What does Tamra make of her son’s texts to the mother of his child? She doesn’t believe it. On an appearance on Watch What Happens Live, she defended Ryan’s behavior.
“I don’t know. Sarah tends to go on social media and post all this stuff and delete it. So, I’m not buying into it.”
The Real Housewives of Orange County airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on Bravo.