He also allegedly faked his cancer diagnosis during the show, which became a huge storyline.
Earlier this summer, after her boyfriend's identity was revealed, Gunvalson opened up about a possible future with Lodge and confirmed that her daughter, Briana Culberson, was in full support of their relationship. I like being monogamous," Vicki Gunvalson told The Daily Dish. If I lived as long as my mother at 83, I could have 29, 30 years with somebody. Rather, the use of the middle name ‘Chavez’ appears to have been adopted recently for political purposes....Ward also asked Lodge’s profession of “retired policeman” be taken from the ballot because the Elections Code “prohibits ballot designations that use words or prefixes, such as ‘former’ or ‘ex,’ which indicate prior status.” Although Lodge did retire from the police force, he was reportedly unable to use the title since, according to the report, his website reveals he works for an “international construction management firm as a Director of Public Affairs.” Lodge’s response to the claims was as follows: “When real party was 12 his parents divorced and his mother married Robert Lodge."Elector Cynthia Ward sued Steven Lodge for changing his name to Steve Chavez Lodge on ballots while running for Anaheim City Council in August 2012," Radar Online reported on Thursday.“Lodge has requested that his name appear on the ballot as ‘Steve Chavez Lodge,'” the filing read. Nor is that the same under which he is registered to vote or the name under which he owns property.