On this week’s episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Eileen Davidson shocked her co-stars and viewers when she revealed that she is a survivor of domestic abuse. In her blog this week she shares what inspired her to reveal such a personal experience from her past.
Surprisingly, Eileen says it was Yolanda Foster who was behind her decision to share this shocking story. “In Amsterdam, Yolanda inspired me during our dinner conversation when she asked us to dig deeper. I wanted to share this then. However, that dinner took an unfortunate turn, and it never happened. So, I waited for the right time again to open up to the ladies about this part of my past.”
First, Lisa explains why Ken was present at “their” dinner, “The trip was initiated by the invitation presented to us by Bella Magazine, to Ken and I, a celebration of the cover, and things escalated from there, as I asked the other ladies to join us. That is why Ken was at the dinner.”
“Lisa Rinna is someone I’ve known for over 20 years, and although we hadn’t kept in contact over time, she’s always someone I enjoy running into,” Kathryn shared. “Her energy and humor are in a league of their own, so of course I was happy to see her at Lisa Vanderpump‘s charity event. What I wasn’t happy about was that the first thing out of her mouth was O.J.… Really? If that is what you think when you see me, I guess I haven’t made much of any impression on you. Besides, I don’t think Rinna ever saw me once with O.J., but whatever. I will give her new memories.” How refreshing is her attitude?!
When asked about Eileen confessing to being in an abusive relationship in the past, Camille, a victim of domestic abuse as well, shares, “I was very moved by her openness. I applaud her for speaking out.”
Kyle admits that she was surprised by Eileen‘s revelation, explaining, “It sort of came out of the blue. We’ve all been getting closer and closer with time. We were there, having fun and relaxing, and the next thing you know that came out. I know it was very difficult for her and she had a little bit of anxiety about it, but it was really brave of her to say that.”
I’m confused – I thought Kim Richards was fired from Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills? Is she getting a royalty check every time someone says her name because she’s literally all anyone talks about. And Erika Jayne‘s face above, that’s how I feel when Kim gets brought up. I imagine Kyle Richards probably has an interesting enough life without discussing Kim.
First there is her questionable fashion taste, yet she is the owner of not one, but TWO luxury kaftan emporiums (Did Kyle really repurpose a lace table cloth into a mini dress last night? I applaud her dedication to sustainable fashion and support of Project Runway challenges in the real world sphere). There is her friendship with Morally Corrupt Faye Resnick, her drama with other sister, Kathy Hilton, the Machiavellian womb which produced Paris Hilton. Then there is Kyle’s ultimate frienemy-ship with Lisa Vanderpump because of which Kyle often is seen making an ‘I drank a fiber smoothie but forgot my Depends’ face.
Oh, and the woman has like 46 feet of hair, which does tricks: Hair flips! Helicopter spins! Plus she can do splits. And Kyle’s married to “Maurice,” who may or may not be sour that LVP stole his Bravo spinoff, which is only karma because he may or may not have stolen Rick Hilton‘s clients (according to Truth Cannons). What I’m alluding to here is that Kyle has a lot to work with which doesn’t involve Kim. Plus, she’s also doing a closet renovation, so there’s that.
While I personally thought Bethenny was unfathomably rude to a woman she just met, who was a guest in her home, Bethenny defends her cutting comments to Erika because she was asked to “stir it up” a bit and was simply giving the producers what they wanted. Isn’t this reality TV – shouldn’t we doing what’s real?