Back in 2017, rumors of Karen Huger having a secret boyfriend were running wild at the Real Housewives of Potomac reunion. It wouldn't be so scandalous if Karen didn't already have a husband to whom she's been married for 20+ years (aka Ray Huger).
The rumors resurfaced in 2018 as well, as it seemed like something was still going on with Karen and her mystery man, nicknamed Blue Eyes. “People say you have a boyfriend. Do I talk about that? Blue Eyes or whatever his name is?” Charisse Jackson-Jordan asked during the 2017 reunion.
Since Charisse’s cheating allegations against Karen, Blue Eyes has repeatedly come up in conversations on the show. In Season 7, though, Robyn Dixon provided more than hearsay. Find out what we know about Karen’s rumored side boo!
Who is Blue Eyes on 'RHOP'?
Blue Eyes is supposedly Karen's secret boyfriend. We don't have a name for Blue Eyes, but he's allegedly Karen Huger's driver or security guard, and they've reportedly been spotted getting close. Blue Eyes is also apparently married! Because the plot must thicken. In 2018, Charisse says that Karen allegedly tried to set her up with Blue Eyes, even though he was married.
Karen told BravoTV.com this wasn't true. "Charisse knows the truth; I would never offer to set her up with a married man. Perhaps she mentioned it to play around and see my reaction. Not sure why she would do that, but maybe she thought it was funny… but it wasn’t, isn’t and will never be. Ashley knows first-hand that a rumor is frequently based on false information, as is the case here. So spreading this rumor comes down to people talking about BS," she said.
Several of Karen Huger’s ‘RHOP’ co-stars claim they have seen her with Blue Eyes.
Karen has always denied the rumors, even though other RHOP stars have called her out, saying they've seen Karen and Blue Eyes out and about and flirty. Ashley Darby went on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and claimed her stepson saw this guy grab Karen's butt at a pizza place.
Several years later, Robyn Dixon dropped a bombshell of her own during the cast’s trip to Mexico in Season 7, in the Jan. 15, 2023 episode.
In Mexico, Karen, Robyn, and the rest of the group met up for drinks. Unsurprisingly, drama ensued when Karen discussed Robyn’s relationship with her fiancé Juan Dixon. Karen claimed that Juan and Robyn’s wedding (which Robyn hasn’t given a date or location for) is “fake.” The Grande Dame further accused Juan of cheating on her co-star with a “blond girl from Georgetown” in front of the group.
Robyn, who seemingly kept her composure while Karen talked, replied to the cheating rumor with evidence that Karen was allegedly the unfaithful one in the group. After Karen stopped talking, Robyn said she had “real pictures” of Karen and a “blue-eyed man in Redskins gear” sitting next to each other at a bar in Vegas.
The episode’s preview showed Robyn sharing her screen with the cast, though viewers weren’t privy to the information. However, the following episode will likely uncover the man in the picture, finally giving fans a peek into who Blue Eyes allegedly is after multiple seasons.
On Karen's Instagram, though, she and her husband, Ray, are doing just fine. In September 2022, Karen posted a photo of the couple posing to celebrate their 26th wedding anniversary. The reality star’s caption under their post proved neither of them wants to divorce, as she wrote, “Happy 26th, Baby!! Love u❤️.”
Karen and Ray have been married since 1996 and have two children — Brandon and Rayvin. Although Karen denies cheating on Ray, she has admitted that their relationship hasn’t always been smooth. However, the couple is more in love than ever before, and she has the pandemic to thank for their new dynamic.
"I would say it's helped us. Look, it's one-on-one; it's me and Ray, and it's really given us time to have that quality time and work it out, baby,” Karen explained to Andy Cohen in August 2020. “And that's what we're doing.”
The Real Housewives of Potomac airs Sunday nights at 8 p.m. EST on Bravo.