During Season 1, Jo struggled to maintain her roles as a stay-at-home mom (as her fiance preferred) and as a young beauty adjusting to a wealthy and luxurious environment.She also had the challenge of building relationships with Slade's two sons, Gavin and Grayson.The fact he says it in Sean Connery's Scottish brogue makes this probably the silliest example on our list. " (1986)The Indian robotics expert was such a hit in the first film, he became the human lead in the 1988 sequel. Except instead of an actor from India, they cast Fisher Stevens, even putting him through makeup every morning to appear Indian." (1993)Meryl Streep may be the most celebrated actress of all time, but that doesn't mean she can pull off playing a Latin America, as she, Glenn Close, Winona Ryder, and Jeremy Irons did in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's novel about a Chilean family during the 1970s military dictatorship." (2007)Angelina Jolie drew critical acclaim for playing Mariane Pearl, the real-life mixed race wife of a missing journalist.Speaking of which, to play the actual titular Scottish character Mac Leod, the filmmakers cast French actor Christopher Lambert, who does... Interestingly, Pearl said she asked Jolie personally to take the role because she "felt a real kinship" to her." (2008)Another example where real people were recast as white so they could be played by white actors -- Jim Sturgess and Jacob Pitts' real world counterparts were both Asian-American, as was 1/3 of Kevin Spacey's (he was a composite of three professors)." (2017)Obviously Scarlett Johansson was cast for her international movie star status; she reportedly got paid a cool mil.After college, De La Rosa pursued a career in the title insurance industry where she met and began to date Slade, who introduced her to the Coto lifestyle and social scene.There, she was cast as a housewife for the first season of the franchise, Real Housewives of Orange County.Still, it sounds like Jo and Slade are both doing well now, so we continue to wish them the best.
Unfortunately, this decision led to the ultimate demise of Jo and Slade's engagement, as they amicably broke up during a relationship therapy session.
, you undoubtedly remember Jo De La Rosa, who was one of the show's original cast members.
But she left the show after she and Slade Smiley called off their engagement. Jo was only 26 when she started appearing on the show.
I truly believe though it is painful to admit, we made a mistake rushing into getting married, for altruistic reasons, and weren't aware or prepared for the consequences on my husband's life and the lives of those close to him.
Jo De La Rosa is best known as the young and sexy housewife on Season 1 and 2 of the Real Housewives of Orange County, in which she starred alongside fiance Slade and his two sons.
De La Rosa also regularly trains in hip-hop, jazz, singing, and theatre.