But the Bravo star, a favorite withÂ viewers as she went through a rough patch with husband Donn and eventually filed for divorce, didnâ€™t even think to call her hosts to tell them she wouldnâ€™t make it. Yet, when the conventioneers found out why, not a soul dared complain.
â€œWe called her car service and they told us that she had to rush to the hospital to be with her daughter,â€ said Thomson, owner of Palm Beach County’sÂ Waterfront Properties. â€œSo we just did round-table discussions among ourselves.Â We just couldn’t beÂ mad at her.
â€œI wouldnâ€™t have hesitated either.â€
According to Gunvalsonâ€™s Facebook page, daughter Briana Wolfsmith underwent surgery to remove her thyroid gland as well as â€œnumerous nodules and lymph nodes.â€
Wolfsmith has suffered several cancer scares, some of them chronicled on Housewives.