Shannon and David Beador sat down in the Bravo TV Clubhouse for a telling episode of "Watch What Happens Live" Monday. During the episode the couple revealed shocking new information about the affair the nearly ruined their marriage. 

As was reported by E! Online while talking with host Andy Cohen, David revealed that his affair went far beyond the physical aspects. He admitted, for the first time, that he believed he was in love with the woman he was seeing behind his wife's back. When asked whether or not he would have been honest about his affair had he not gotten caught David assured Andy, 47, and those viewing at home, he would have. Star of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Orange County," Shannon, 51, concurred, saying her husband was "ready to leave." 

Shannon revealed that David's affair did not end until she placed a phone call to her husband's mistress. She told Andy she plead with the woman to give her back her husband and her children back their father. The mistress reportedly claimed she was fine with cutting ties, but said David was "obsessed" with her. 

David's infidelity was revealed during Season 10, episode 1 of "RHOC." During the episode viewers learned that David had been unfaithful during the previous season of the show. The "RHOC" couple attended a couples retreat together where they were forced to confront some heavy issues. Later in the season it came out that his cheating spanned a period of several months and, to add insult to injury, Shannon revealed that his mistress tried to get close to her at one point. 

Check out a clip from the jaw-dropping episode of "WWHL" below:

"Watch What Happens Live" airs Sunday-Thursday at 11 p.m. EDT on Bravo. Catch the network's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Mondays at 9 p.m. EDT.