Gina later told the cameras, "Shannon's so rude! It's ballsy, you know? I commend her rude balls."
During her confessional, Shannon said, "Of all the people on this trip, I know Gina and Emily the least, and I wanna enjoy myself. Who I do know quite well are the tres amigas!"
Once in their respective penthouses, Shannon continued to take jabs at the newcomers. She asked her butler where the other ladies' room was located, to which he replied, "Fortunately, it's next door to yours."
"Fortunately or unfortunately? Just kidding," she sarcastically replied. Tamra, who introduced Gina and Emily to the group, told Shannon to "pull out" whatever was in her ass.
At dinner later that night, Tamra began noticing that Shannon would ignore every conversation that pertained to Gina or Emily.
"Everybody listens when Shannon is venting, but when other people are, it's like she's checked out," Tamra said during a confessional.
After dinner, Gina and Emily convinced Shannon to go dancing with them in a final attempt to bond. The next day, they told Tamra all about it while grilling her on her friendship with Shannon.
"She'll warm up, it just takes her a little time," Tamra assured.
"The funny thing is, though, I understand it takes time," Gina said. "But it's like, she will tell us everything about her, but it takes her time to give a shit about us."
Tamra couldn't refute, adding, "Eddie tells me I'm an enabler when it comes to her." When Emily pressed her about what she meant, Tamra blurted out, "I feel sorry for her! I feel bad for her! Every day, she wakes up with a negative comment. Every single day. Every day, I'll get a text, and it's like, 'Last night was horrible!' As soon as she gets here, 'I'm gonna get Zika!' That's just her personality, and I think I've just adapted to her personality."
When Emily asked if the divorce was the cause of Shannon's negativity, Tamra said, "She's been sad since I've known her."
Tamra and Kelly later bonded over being upset with Shannon for giving the ladies such a hard time, but all season long, fans have been accusing them of "babying" her.
"I feel like we baby her to a point, and then we know that we're starting to enable her," Kelly told TooFab during a recent interview. "There's a threshold. We baby her because we feel sorry for her because you can't help but feel sorry for Shannon. I mean, she's really sensitive and soft and sweet and she has all these great qualities, but we also know it's kind of self-absorbed -- that she's all about herself -- but she doesn't mean to be. It's not malicious. She's just so wrapped up in her head that she doesn't see what she does."
"The Real Housewives of Orange County" airs Mondays at 9 p.m. on Bravo.