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Season 8 opens with the ladies dealing with divided friendships. Also: Vicki's daughter gives birth to a baby boy; Tamra moves in with her fiancé and new business partner; Gretchen works on her business venture; Heather hosts a clambake, where Vicki and Tamra meet for the first time since their previous showdown.
Heather's clambake progresses, but chatty and catty gossip spins around Vicki's facial "tweaking." Meanwhile, Vicki and Tamra attempt to make amends; constant jokes annoy Heather; and Gretchen visits Slade at a radio station to support his endeavors.
Alexis is the first to be invited to meet Vicki's new grandson. Elsewhere, Tamra and Gretchen go shopping for baby gifts as Tamra tries to settle differences with Vicki; Heather meets new housewife Lydia McLaughlin, hoping to score a feature in Lydia's magazine.
Tamra throws a party at her new gym and even allows Alexis to attend, yet things quickly spin out of control. Elsewhere, Gretchen and Slade face challenging personal issues while trying to keep their relationship strong.
Tamra kicks Alexis out of her party, leading to catty chaos and leaving Vicki torn between Alexis and Tamra. Later, Gretchen journeys to New York to support Slade; Lydia suggests that Alexis make amends with her enemies; and Vicki gets shocking news.
Alexis struggles to forgive following a showdown at Tamra's bash. Meanwhile, Tamra and Vicki's relationship wilts when Vicki fails to arrive at their new business; Vicki deals with a rift between her family and her boyfriend; and Gretchen emotionally ponders her future with Slade.
Tamra and Vicki square off when a business commitment is questioned, leading to an abrupt end to their wine-tasting excursion in Malibu. Elsewhere, Alexis and Jim celebrate the opening of their trampoline park; and Heather's relationship is tested.
Heather heads to Hollywood for a guest role on TV's "Hot in Cleveland." Elsewhere, Alexis follows her own acting dreams in Orange County; Gretchen and Slade stir up drama; and Lydia confronts her mother.