I regret to inform you that last night’s Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills was, once again, all about Kim Richards‘ sobriety. At least we got to see some Erika Jayne side-boob this time though – to cover all the bases of Housewives anatomy. Honestly I can’t decide if that’s better or worse than pantygate.
The story of Kim is a sad one indeed. In fact, Kim and Kyle Richards‘ life reminds me of a book I read – a memoir written by Jack Kerouac’s daughter about her adolescence and early adulthood. I initially read it in high school and was jealous of her free-spirited life and her mother who let her do whatever she wanted; she could party, stay out all night, etc. I re-read the book in college and that time I was sad that she had zero guidance or stability.
On Eileen trying to make things better with Dorit during the lunch at Camille‘s, “I understand Eileen’s need to have this conversation in order to move forward, but it seems like Dorit’s ‘defensive’ wall is what’s making it hard for them to clear anything up.”
Kelly Ripa and husband Mark Consuelos, her co-host for the day, dish on the show’s newbie, PK, husband of Dorit Kemsley. They talk about PK possibly wishing that he could be a Real Housewife. Mark comments that PK reminds him of a Bond villain – mostly because of the accent. Kelly chimes in to say that there always seems to be one husband that wants to be a bigger part of Real Housewives and Lisa jokes, “who maybe wants to be A Housewife…I didn’t say that, did I? No.” Kelly asks Lisa if she thinks PK is that person and Lisa says “I think so. Okay I said it.”
Eileen Davidson had a rough time on last season’s Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills, and it seems like she may be headed for another tough season, however the long-time soap opera star has no plans to pretend to be someone she’s not in order to win over the viewers.
“I just try to be myself. Sometimes I take the high road, sometimes I don’t,” explains Eileen. “People judge you no matter what. I’ve heard it all.” Similarly, Eileen defends her longtime friend and fellow Housewife, stating, “Lisa Rinna is who she is.” That she is – hustle to hustle…
Can we all just agree that game nights and the ladies of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills are just a terrible, terrible mix? It’s like tere and prostitution whores or Vicki Gunvalson and boyfriends or Kenya Moore and reality. They just don’t fit well together. Make it stop, Bravo. The charades I can handle…the drama, not so much!
On this week’s RHOBH, the dreaded recurring game night occurred at Kyle Richards’ abode, complete with the newbies and a very healthy looking Kim Richards but sans slut pigs (thankfully). Eileen Davidson used the opportunity to nitpick the accent memory and word choice and panty pranks of Dorit Kemsley, while Lisa Rinna revisited her long-standing feud with Kim. Don’t get me wrong, I am not quite on board with Dorit, but she clearly has no clue how to handle these women. I adored Eileen on Days of Our Lives (especially as Kristen DiMera’s crazy twin Susan), but her pettiness is exhausting. Ditto for Rinna’s hustling and QVC line anger at Kim. At least the even keeled Lisa Vanderpump is here to give us her words of wisdom!
Stassi Schroeder‘s latest podcast covers issues far and wide in the realms of reality TV – from how villains save reality TV, to Real Housewives, to how The Bachelor has changed. But the Vanderpump Rules star also discusses her dream funeral, high-stakes Instagram negotiation, and why she’s obsessed with Asian women.
Below are some of the highlights (I use that term loosely). Stassi’s guest is her friend, comedian Annabelle DeSisto. Honestly, almost every topic on the show came back to death of some sort, which is strange.
Dorit begins by claiming, for the fifteenth time, that she didn’t mean to offendErika Jayne over the long and drawn out “Pantygate.” She says that the other ladies could’ve warned her not to make light of the situation with the underwear gift. “I’ve said it a few times now, but I’ll say it one last time. For the record, I never wanted to hurt or shame Erika in any way. I just tried to make light of the situation and be playful. I shouldn’t have talked about buying the panties with the other girls, but no one discouraged me from getting them or even gave Erika the heads up—and these are her friends—so I honestly thought she would find it funny. It’s done with and over, and I really now hope everyone else will let it be, once and for all.”
She starts out, “Have you ever been in a situation where you thought your intentions were good and true, and then at every opportunity to explain yourself you try, and try, and try, but it’s just taken as something completely different? Then you know how I felt at Game Night.”