To say that this has been a rough year for Katie Maloney on Vanderpump Rules would be a major understatement. Not only is she at the center of most of the drama this season, but she is also really feeling the heat from the Pump Rules fandom on social media. Now Katie is defending herself against the haters and justifying her actions by giving the viewers some insight on her conflicts with Scheana Marie Shay, Ariana Madix, and LaLa Kent.
Hopefully Katie has some reasonable explanations for her behavior this season, but I guess that’s up for you to decide. I was all for Katie “finding her voice” and moving away from being portrayed as Stassi Schroeder’s sidekick, but now it’s hard to know how I feel- not that I actually know these people or have any role in this friend group. Needless to say, Katie’s latest interview is interesting.
Without even seeing one preview for the Vanderpump Rules reunion, I can already get a feel for where they’ll be going with the arguments questions whenever it airs and that’s because the reunion seating chart was posted on the Bravo website. Sure, everyone does have to sit somewhere, but you can really tell which story lines are being prioritized and who is on which side based on the seating chart.
One thing that stands out to me is that LaLa Kent doesn’t have a spot on the chart, but that wasn’t super surprising since she just peaced out from the show without saying a word and has been shitting on the show and its cast ever since. However, pics of her from Scheana Marie Shay’s Snapchat posts show she was present- so I guess that was a surprise to Andy Cohen as well?
Although many of our favorite reality stars won’t be attending the Oscars this weekend, they can at least garner invites to the pre-parties! OK! Magazine rolled out the red carpet for Lala Kent, Scheana Marie, Kristen Taekman, Kenya Moore, Lauren Bushnell and even Ariana Madix‘s brother Jeremy at their pre-Oscar bash on Wednesday night.
Other reality stars spotted out and about this week: Kyle Richards running errands, Joanna Krupa photographed around L.A., Julianne Hough in Vegas and many more!
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…
Unfortunately for Kyle Richards, she doesn’t get to watch the video footage that the viewers have seen of Lisa Rinna feeding Eden with “alternative facts” about Kyle’s relationship with Kim Richards. Kyle has had to piece this puzzle together on her own and use her personal judgment to figure out who said what when it comes to those enabling accusations that Eden has been spreading. Yes, we all know she got that version of the story straight from Rinna, but at this point in the episodes, Kyle is trying to figure things out, Eden is trying to explain where she’s coming from, and Rinna is doing her best to pretend that she has Alzheimer’s.
It is awkward watching these Vanderpump Rules episodes leading up to Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney’s wedding since their own friends are constantly trashing their relationship and questioning their decision to be husband and wife. I cannot even imagine how Tom and Katie feel watching it or even how their friends feel after saying what they have said – especially since Katie and Tom did actually end up getting married.
Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval opened up about that, as well as the gay speculation about them, the combined bachelor/bachelorette party antics in New Orleans, a stalker fan named Brian, and more, on the Daily Dish podcast.
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.”