Who needs soap operas when there’s semi-Real Housewives?!

Previously, things got desperate for Real Housewives of New York City.

In the royal department – it’s splitsville for Countess Luann de Lesseps and her count-y pie hubby.

Now Ramona Singer, is persona non grata at her daughter, Avery’s, school, Sacred Heart despite the fact that mom Ramona makes religious jewelry.

"All of us and the school are very embarrassed by Ramona’s actions on the show," a parent confided to a NY tab. "The school has asked her to take Avery off the show, but she refused."

Meawnhwile, on the Real Housewives of the O.C. Gretchen Rossi is dating the ex of cast mate, Jo De La Ros, much to the network’s chagrin.

As reality show hook-ups goes this is a gnarly soapy wet dream  – Gretchen, whose fiancé died from cancer last fall, and Slade Smiley, who’s son has a brain cancer.  But OC show execs are skeptical of the affair and really don’t want Slade back on the show.

And you thought Wisteria Lane was out-of-control!