I genuinely feel bad for Alexis. She is constantly getting ganged up on by everyone (except Vicki). She really doesn't seem as "phony" to me as everyone tries to make her out to be. Sure she's your typical plastic barbie doll blonde s (like most of the rest of the cast and the OC) but she never does anything that strikes me as intentionally malicious. She seems like a kind person at heart, just not the most intelligent or independent. But neither are Tamra and Gretchen. And Tamra on the other hand is quite simply one of the nastiest, low class, trashiest person in all of reality TV - and that's saying a lot.