Camille made the revelation as she joined “Showbiz Tonight” on the red carpet for the Oscars preshow on Sunday for the CNN network.
“I am keeping the name Grammer. My children are Grammers, so I will remain Camille Grammer,” said Camille. And how did she feel about Kelsey getting remarried on Friday? “We were together for 14 years, it was very bittersweet for me,” she said. “But look where I am today.”
According to the paper, sources close to casting reveal 31-year-old actress Ayda Field was recently approached to join the cast of the Bravo series. Ayda just also happens to be married to popular British singer-songwriter Robbie Williams.
Sources add that Bravo called Ayda to offer her a spot on the show approximately two weeks ago. And while she hasn’t signed anything yet, it’s “very likely” she could be the next addition to the hit series.
Ayda, who got her first major acting break on NBC soap Days of Our Lives, lives in LA and her hubby, a best-selling British solo artist in the UK, is estimated to have a net worth of anywhere between $120 and $140M.
No word yet on who Ayda is meant to replace on the show but a report came out last week stating that Camille had quit the show for good. Kim Richards is also expected not to return. More pictures of Ayda below.
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The ceremony took place Friday afternoon at the Longacre Theater in New York City, where Kelsey recently starred in the Tony-winning revival of the musical La Cage aux Folles.
“Kelsey Grammer and Kayte Walsh were married today at a private ceremony for family and friends,” his rep said in a statement yesterday. The guests at the wedding included Kelsey’s grown daughter, actress Spencer Grammer, who read a poem, Kayte’s brother, who sang a song, and Kelsey’s 5-year-old son Jude (son with Camille). Kelsey and Camille’s daughter Mason, 8, reportedly didn’t attend the bash due to a talent show.
Following the ceremony, the newlyweds and their guests headed to the reception at the Plaza Hotel where they dined on a four-course dinner menu which accommodated the vegetarian bride and also included king oyster mushroom carpaccio, wild mushroom risotto, grilled filet mignon with blue potato gratin and bittersweet chocolate tart. The price? A mere $400 a plate. Wedding photos of Kelsey and Kate below.
It’s “bittersweet,” said Camille. “Kelsey and I spent 14 years together and built a great life for ourselves. We have two children, and they mean the world to me.”
“I do wish him well and I’ll miss him,” Camille added. “We spent many great years together and we’ve been through a lot. But at the end of the day, he’s made his decision and I’ll be fine. I’ve got a great support group, real and true friends and I’m moving forward with my life. I was sad and wanted to make things work but I’m completely fine now. I’m moving on.”
Camille admits that while filming the first season of the hit show, things got so difficult, to the point that she decided to leave the show. “I don’t know if I can say this, but I quit at one point. I did,” said Camille. “Because it was too much. I didn’t know how much I could expose at the time. I was holding a lot back because I had known for a while that things were not right between my husband and I.”
So how long did she quit the show for? “I quit for, you know, a couple of weeks,” she said. “And actually Kelsey called me and said, “You have an obligation to do the show. You have to finish the show.” So I said, okay. He also asked me to come to the Tonys.”
When it comes to her current relationship with Kyle Richards, Camille reveals the two are in a better place. So had she ever fought with Kyle before filming the show? “I met Kyle only once before I started the show. I only knew her husband,” answered Camille. This seems to conflict with previous statements made on the show by Kyle stating the two were friends.
As for season 2, Camille reveals she is still undecided though E! News reported this week that she will definitely be returning.
In other news, Camille is now revealing she will not be in attendance for ex-husband Kelsey Grammer’s wedding to Kayte Walsh. Camille tells PEOPLE she wasn’t invited, and would not have attended anyways.
“I don’t want to be involved with the wedding, not at all,” said Camille. “But I don’t begrudge him his happiness.”
Camille adds that while 6-year-old son Jude will be at the wedding, 9-year-old daughter Mason will not be in attendance. “My daughter has a talent show that day that she’s been working on for two months now,” Camille said to PEOPLE. “I told her, ‘Mason, you can go. Please, if you want to go to your Daddy’s wedding, please do,’ and she said, ‘No, Mommy. I want to go to my talent show.’ “
Meanwhile, Kelsey, 55, was photographed soaking up some sun in Miami this week with his 29-year-old fiance Kayte. Some of those non cringe-worthy at all photos are below. Kelsey’s wedding to Kate is scheduled to take place by the end of this month.
And finally, Camille made a cameo appearance on CBS sitcom $#*! My Dad Says Thursday night while Kyle’s husband Mauricio Umansky also made an appearance on Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing the same night.
Just in case that whole Bravo housewives thingy doesn’t quite work out, it seems Camille Grammer is looking ahead when it comes to her “career.”
According to TMZ, Camille filmed a cameo role on CBS hit show $#*! My Dad. And get this, Camille plays a character named “Camille” who stars on a reality show called “Real Divorcees of San Diego.” Camille’s method acting will reportedly be featured on the show’s season finale.
Camille, 42, is no stranger to acting, having starred in soft porn movies such as The Naked Detective and New York Nights. Some photos of Camille filming her guest spot are below.
TMZ also reports that Kelsey Grammer’s 27-year-old daughter Spencer Grammer tied the knot with James Hesketh yesterday at City Hall in New York City. Present at the wedding was Kelsey, 55, and his fiancée Kayte Walsh, 29. Spencer is also an actress and currently stars on ABC Family’s Greek.
And finally, the web was abuzz this week following a report by RadarOnline in which Spencer Pratt told the site that Heidi Montagwas actively pursuing joining the cast of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Spencer even claimed they had a meeting planned with Bravo execs while Heidi took to her twitter page to declare – “Watch out Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Here comes Heidi.”
We didn’t report on the story because for one it sounded just as ridic as the story that came out last week claiming Camille might be joining the RHONYC cast. Plus we also had a ban on writing about the famewhores known as Heidi and Spencer unless the story about them ends up being pretty darn interesting and authentic, such as what you are about to read below.
This story immediately took an interesting turn when Andy Cohen first denied it earlier this week by tweeting a simple “Hell no” when asked if he would ever consider adding Speidi to the BH cast.
Things then took a turn for the better when Andy proceeded to let us know how he really felt about the two dingbats during the Thursday airing of Watch What Happens Live.
“Professionally, I’m not supposed to discuss any negotiations so I have to parse my words here,” said Andy on WWHL. “That trash is delusional and I would sooner stab … knives into my own eyes than see her on this network.” Andy then went on to award Heidi the “Jackhole of the Week.”
Mazel to you Andy. Mazel.
TELL US – THOUGHTS ON CAMILLE’S ACTING GIG & ANDY’S COMMENTS? WOULD YOU WATCH SPEIDI ON THE RHOBH?
Taylor has been blamed for causing the two major fights that took place on the show this season, including the season ending fight between sisters Kim& Kyle Richards.
In a recent interview with PEOPLE magazine, Taylor reveals being on reality television is harder than she imagined. “It’s not easy having your life on television for people to judge you and feel like they can evaluate your life because you put it out there,” she said. “It’s been a little harder than I thought. Sometimes people aren’t very kind.” And we wonder if “some people” would include herself.
As for Taylor’s regrets on the show, she is now singing a completely different tune than the one she arrogantly sang on the reunion show weeks ago when she took numerous cheap shots at Kim.
“I feel pretty good about everything – except my conflict with Kim,” said Taylor. “I wasn’t really aware that she was going through as many personal challenges as she was, because I wasn’t really privy to that. So I feel bad about our conflicts. I wish I’d known then what I know now. But it’s life. So I wish her the best and I’m absolutely here if she needs anything.”
Taylor also pretends reveals she’s uncertain if she’ll return for a second season. “Every other day I think, ‘I just want to go back to being a snack mom at school,’ ” she said. “Back then my biggest concern in my week was whether I had to be room mom. So we’ll see.” Oh poor Taylor. Poor poor Taylor.
In other BH news, TMZ is reporting the seemingly never ending divorce proceedings between Camille Grammer and Kelsey Grammer has finally ended today. A judge in L.A. County Superior Court signed the divorce decree. The Grammers were able to come to a divorce agreement after Kelsey agreed to post $2.3 million, protecting Camille’s pension rights against any new spouse.
Camille released the following statement – “I have a great many mixed feelings about today — I’m sad for what was, yet excited about the road ahead… What I most hope is that Kelsey and I can improve our communications and truly co-parent our two wonderful children, and I wish Kelsey and Kayte love and happiness in their new marriage.”
With this divorce granted, Kelsey is now free to marry his fiance Kayte Walsh at the end of this month, as planned.
And finally, a youtube user, RealCityHousewife, created the following video below, in what can only be described as the most awesome Housewives video ever. Enjoy –
TELL US – THOUGHTS ON TAYLOR’S INTERVIEW PLUS CAMILLE’S STATEMENT? THE YOUTUBE VIDEO – MOST AWESOME EVER?
Lisa covers the latest issue of UsWeekly as both she and her husband Ken Todd reveal Cedric “absolutely betrayed” them. According to the couple, Cedric lived in their Beverly Hills mansion for over a year and a half rent free only to snap when confronted about his laziness, while also trying to extort money from them.
Ken tells UsWeekly, “[Cedric] said, ‘I’m not asking for money, but I haven’t got any, and I’ve been offered to sell my story to magazines. I can say anything I want.” Ken adds that Cedric also threatened violence. “He said, ‘The last time I was this angry, I stabbed my father,'” says Ken, who filed a police report after the conversation.
“I will sue if he sells any stories about me,” a heartbroken Lisa tells UsWeekly. “I feel absolutely betrayed.” Lisa adds that Cedric changed once the cameras came around and always “wanted to be the seventh housewife.” The twitter bio of Cedric does read, “Model actor and the 7th Real housewife of Beverly Hills.”
Meanwhile Cedric also gave out his own exclusive interview to E! News during which he leveled his allegations against Lisa and Ken. According to Cedric, he was working for the couple in the UK when they invited him to come to the US. Sensing a “great opportunity,” he agreed, living with them for six months and then moving out.
Cedric states he was however still living with Lisa when she auditioned to appear on the RHOBH. So when Bravo called Lisa back to ask her to be on the show, they asked if Cedric was still living with her, and she lied and said yes. According to Cedric, Lisa then asked him to move back in.
“I didn’t need a place to stay,” Cedric says. “I knew [Real Housewives] it could be an opportunity that opens doors…I always wanted to leave [their house].”
Cedric adds that things took a turn for the worst on the last day of filming. “Ken and Lisa changed. When I moved in, I noticed a difference…They were talking to me like…I was an accessory to Lisa,” he said. And below is a Jan. 15 tweet from Cedric –
In other BH news, TMZ is reporting that the lawyers for Kelsey Grammer and Camille Grammer were able to reach a deal today in their divorce case. Both parties have agreed to submit the signed settlement by Thursday, and Kelsey will be free to marry his mistress fiance Kayte Walsh by the end of this month.
While Camille didn’t get the $10 million she was asking for, Kelsey did agree to post a $2 million bond for the next 18 months, to protect Camille’s interest in his pension. The issues of property and money will be resolved at a later date.
And as for those ridiculous pesky rumors that Camille might be joining the Real Housewives of NYC, Andy Cohen denied them today tweeting “Not true by a mile,” when a fan asked about the rumors. For one, the RHONYC finished filming season 4 over a week ago so the rumor didn’t really hold any merit.
TELL US – WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON LISA & CEDRIC’S INTERVIEWS? WHO DO YOU BELIEVE?
Tonight, we will finally get some answers to the questions viewers have been asking. Mainly does Kim have a drinking problem? And what really happened between Lisa and Cedric? We will find out tonight as the husbands also join their wives on the stage.
In other news, the NY Post is reporting today that Kelsey Grammer is now planning to wed his fiance Kayte Walsh on February 25 at The Plaza Hotel in NYC.
“Kelsey and Kayte have booked the Plaza ballroom for the reception,” says a source. “Despite the lavish surroundings, they want an intimate wedding with less than 150 guests. Kayte has laid out all the details, all the timings. The room will be decorated all in white, including a white cake. There will be a very tight guest list, and they won’t allow cameras in. They’re flying a lot of Kayte’s family members in from England and putting them all up at The Plaza.”
The wedding could however end up being postponed if a judge doesn’t grant Kelsey a divorce during the scheduled Feb. 7 hearing.
And finally, following her appearance on The View yesterday, Camille Grammer made an appearance on The Joy Behar Show where she was once again asked about her sex life, or lack thereof rather, with estranged husband Kelsey.
Camille admitted on the show that she and Kelsey went two years without having sex before they separated. “We just didn’t mesh sexually,” said Camille adding the problem was more with Kelsey. “It was more on his end … He was too busy watching FOX News. He didn’t want to cuddle,” she said.
A preview clip of tonight’s reunion is below –
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Viewers saw sisters Kim and Kyle Richards experience what they both called their biggest conflict ever on the season finale of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and now the big question is what is the current status of their relationship?
Numerous media outlets including the Bravo updates on the finale reveal the relationship between the sisters continues to be strained. And now a new report by E! Online attempts to shed some light on the situation.
“They’re speaking again,” a source tells E! of the current status. And what about Kim’s alleged drinking problem? As Kyle outed her as an alcoholic on the finale episode.
According to an insider, if Kim has a drinking problem, it is one she hides very well. “I’ve never seen or heard anything about it,” the longtime friend tells E!, going on to add that all the ladies on the show love their cocktails. “When you watch the show, all of the wives drink in almost every scene.” Good point.
According to Camille’s lawyer, Neal Hersh, the main issue here is Kelsey’s pension, which is estimated at $5 to $10 million. Hersh is worried that if Kelsey marries fiance Kayte Walsh and dies before his divorce settlement with Camille, Kayte could go to the pension administrator as the widow and lay claim to the proceeds. While it is highly unlikely Camille would lose her pension rights, her lawyer wants Kelsey to cough up a $10 million bond to protect her — just in case. Kelsey has refused to put down the $10 mil citing he is unable to. A new hearing for the case has been set for Feb. 7. A judge could decide to grant Kelsey the divorce on that date.
And finally, Camille appeared on ABC’s The View this morning. While she didn’t really reveal much despite being grilled by the show hosts, she did admit she and Kelsey had a few sexless years towards the end of their marriage.
And when asked why Kelsey was in such a rush to introduce their two children to fiance Kayte and get remarried? Camille replied, “He did rush it. He did rush it. Yeah, he’s a bit impetuous, don’t you think?” She later added, “You know, he wants what he wants right away. He’s almost like a child.”
Safe to assume that word of the day calendar is still being put to good use. The interview was a bit awkward to watch as the hosts really tried to grill Camille, who oddly enough did not seem like she wanted to go into too many details about her marriage and Kelsey, unlike her previous interview with Howard Stern.
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