When I was scrolling through Instagram and saw that Camille Grammer was on vacation in Hawaii, I could not help flashing back to her iconic Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 1 feud with Kyle Richards. The origin of their discord happened off camera when they were discussing Camille’s spring break plans that didn’t include her then-husband Kelsey Grammer. Looking back, that explanation sounds so lame, but the argument that ensued was nothing short of legendary.
More than anything, I wish that initial conversation was filmed, but the fact that it wasn’t added some mystery and intrigue to the Camille vs. Kyle fight. Plus we got that amazing Kyle F bomb when she declared, “You’re such a f***ing liar Camille.” Nevertheless, there’s no way that I could ever see anything about Camille and Hawaii and not picture her complaining that Kyle questioned her for going to Hawaii without Kelsey.
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills viewers barely got to know Eden Sassoon. Other than mentions of her long hugs, dating app connections, and her famous dad, we got nothing from her other than some drama with Kyle Richards and Kim Richards, which was way out of her league.
She had no chance arguing with the OG cast members. Unfortunately for Eden, she was on her Richards crusade thanks to false information from Lisa Rinna. Unfortunately for the viewers, Eden didn’t amuse us with anything other than that black wig she wore during the Hong Kong trip.
Like WHO does that? Can you even imagine the behind-the-scenes of this blue bunny? Of how Kim has kept it stashed away somewhere for months and months, just plotting how she can use it to best Lipsa. Probably talking about it ad nauseum to Kyle Richards, and her poor daughter Brooke, constantly pretending to listen to the travail of Rambles and Lipsa and Bad Vibes Bunny. Kim moving in to her new condo and bringing the bunny with her, making a big deal to hide it from Kingsley, (I mean and Hucksley); planning and plotting to de-gift it and then WHOOSH – making it reappear at the reunion.
Apparently the phrase “British humor” is the go-to excuse to defend questionable behavior on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. They get to say whatever is on their mind, but they got off consequence free under the guise that the insult was uttered in good fun. I have no idea how Dorit Kemsley thinks that she can get away with British humor since she’s a Connecticut native, but it’s actually working out pretty well for her.
She managed to make this entire season about her and it was only her first year. Clearly, this is a woman who knows how to navigate a social circle. Props to her. Sure, she brought down my girl Erika Girardiin the process, but I have to admit that she really knows what she’s doing. Love her or hate her, she was meant to be a Housewife. That’s for damn sure. She knows how to stir the pot and she looks good doing it.
Even though Kim Richards isn’t even a cast member on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, the whole entire season has been about her- again. What is it with so many of these women using Kim for a story line? It’s really just bad casting if these people have nothing to discuss other than whether or not Kim is sober.
And Kim is so done with it. She appears on the reunion to put Lisa Rinna in her place. That’s not all though: Kim has even more to say about Rinna exploiting her to get more camera time- again.
Kyle Richards is living the good life. She is an original cast member on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, where she’s pretty much always portrayed in a positive light; she is happily married; and she is super wealthy – unlike some of the Housewives who front about their finances in an effort to stay on Bravo.
So, I don’t blame Kyle for spending that money and going on fun trips with her family. They recently ventured to Europe to spend time in London, Paris, and Milan. As relatable as Kyle seems on the show, her vacation photos remind me she is super rich and not “just like us” even though I feel that way when I watch her commentary on TV.