Kim DePaola [Kim D] has been thirsting for a spot on The Real Housewives Of New Jersey for years and – hilariously – minces no words when it comes to how she’s scrambled to get there. In a recent interview, Kim admitted to starting StripperGate (she still believes Melissa Gorga was a stripper), following producers’ directions on stirring the pot, and intentionally messing with Teresa Giudice and Melissa’s newfound “friendship” last year.
Above all, Kim thinks Teresa hasn’t changed in the slightest since coming home from prison. Moreover, she accuses Teresa of having the power to cast RHONJ Housewives. “I think she has taken over the power as to who they hire and who they fire. That’s my opinion,” claims Kim.
This week, Rinna points the finger at Kyle Richards for keeping the gossip train going – apparently, because she told her sister, Kim, what Rinna said about her. Also, because Rinna has no more people left to point fingers at. Ladies and gentlemen, The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills has entered a new dimension of circular logic: The Rinna Dimension. Come with me on a bumpy ride through her blog…
Lisa Vanderpump visited the Jenny McCarthy Show on SiriusXM Stars this week – and Jenny was ready with a sparkly tiara for the queen! Having a bone to pick with Jenny over being labeled overly “produced,” Lisa defended that she lets it all hang out when it comes The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills. But she did admit that her reality TV experience has come to help her over the years; she saves the juiciest bits for the cameras now. After all, seven seasons in the Bravo trenches has taught her a thing or two.
Lisa, who brought hubby Ken Todd – and of course, their adorable pooches – along to the studio, dished on everything from Lisa Rinna’s inability to “Own it! Own it!” to the personal journey of seeking out son Max’s biological parents this past year. But first, Lisa addressed the accusation that she’s somehow got her hand in RHOBH production. “I am probably the only Housewife that Evolution [the production company] says never says ‘Take anything out,'” claimed Lisa. “If I was producing myself, I’d be saying, ‘Oh – can you take this out or take that out?’ I don’t.”
Legal troubles continue to haunt the cast of Below Deck, with sources reporting that season four deckhand Kyle Dixon was arrested last week for robbing a UK bar. Oh, dear. First, they gotKate Chastain – and now Kyle? There must be something in the water!
After allegedly stealing 8,000 Euro from a pub last year, Kyle was finally arrested after arriving at Gatwick Airport on a flight from L.A. last week. Kyle says he was “marched off the plane in handcuffs” upon landing, then released on bail until further investigation is completed.
Thus, we’ve officially entered the ridiculous realm of alternative facts, possibly for good with these two.
Though Eileen was mercifully absent from this week’s episode, she has a lot to say about Rinna’slies situation. “I think this bears repeating: Lisa R. clearly did not remember what she’d said to Eden. There’s no reason to lie. Lisa R. knows she was on camera! Why would she put herself through this? The only explanation is that she did not remember. If she did, she would own it. That is who Lisa R. is, and we all know that about her by now. I am feeling for her in this moment. And, frankly, I’m feeling for Kim. I’m sorry she continues to be the topic of conversation.”
This week brings us part two of the Married to Medicine reunion, the season finales of Dance Moms and Project Runway Junior, the premiere of Mama June: From Hot To Not, and the season premieres of Chrisley Knows Best and Jed & Jessica.
Check out the reality TV listings list, which includes the Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen guests for the week, and let us know what you’ll watch.
Season 3 of Ladies Of London may be behind them, but Caroline Stanbury and Juliet Angus are still going strong as true blue BFFs. The ladies have been snapping pics of their joint family vacation in the French Alps, showing that time and distance are of no matter when it comes to lasting friendship. But it’s not all rosy among the entire cast – in fact, Juliet insinuates there are some women she frankly never wants to see again! Caroline, however, is working on mending her relationships with her close friends, Sophie Stanbury and Adela King, both of whom she recently reunited with in London.
Caroline also admits she didn’t come across well this season and expresses regret for some of her behavior. “It’s hard for me. Watching it back, I wasn’t my normal light, breezy self because I felt attacked. It seemed like I thought I was better than the other girls simply because I didn’t want to say something I regretted. I tried to take myself out of it as much as I could and away from them and stay away from them.”
Erika reiterated her stance on the Rinna Ridiculousness: She encouraged Rinna to stick to the facts in Mexico, and that’s basically all she could do. Lisa, whose facts seem pretty “alternative,” has a lot of digging to do to climb out of this sh*t pile she created, but Erika hints that much more will unfold this season. So, stay tuned!