Lisa Vanderpump

In her Real Housewives of Beverly Hills blog, Lisa Vanderpump put into words what I’ve been thinking for weeks – Lisa Rinna, Brandi Glanville, Kyle Richards, and Kim Richards are making way too big a deal over one word – intervention – instead of actually dealing with the very real problems that plagued the season. Lisa also shared her thoughts on the season as a whole and her issues with Brandi.

About season five, Lisa shared, “And there we have it. So this season I felt was a little more illustrative of exactly who these complex characters are. Some weathered the storm with a modicum of regretful actions and others offered up a complete view into the depths of their inner being. Angry accusations, shrouded with deflection, were the actions of some incompetent of dealing with truths that should be confronted.”


Lisa addressed the demise of her friendship with Brandi. “I understood the frustration of BG as she endeavored to restore the relationship that we once had, jokingly, maybe sometimes even genuinely, and we were in place of harmless banter, as I witnessed the bonds broken between the other women, the bond that last season was united by a common enemy… me. I think there was genuine remorse that a friendship which benefited her initially when she joined the group and we had both enjoyed was un-salvageable, a different one could possibly have replaced it, but once ties of loyalty are broken, you are on the defensive.”

“I never once said the slap was hard,” added Lisa. “The endless accusations last season of lying, deportation, bankruptcy, Ken abusing Yolanda… all that was accumulative and there was not enough there to counter balance it. I remember her clearly stating, ‘I fed that bitch’ in regard to me on Andy‘s show, which was hurtful, as we all the know the truth.”

Lisa said she felt empathy for Brandi in regard to her father’s health, but she felt it would have been hypocritical of her to reach out to Brandi during that time after not speaking to her outside of filming. Lisa also pointed out that it made no sense for Brandi to want to be friends again… since she’s the same evil Lisa she was last season…

BG states she loves me. Easy to say, as easy as saying sorry, but actions are more important than words. The way you know if somebody loves you is the way they make you feel. If somebody is sorry, you would feel reassured that they would try not to perpetuate the same behavior. The big question here is, I didn’t change from last season, so why this desperation to have me back in her life? Now is there a realization that maybe last year she was wrong, malicious, and vindictive? That should be the conversation,” insisted Lisa. “One thing I know for sure is if my father’s life was held in the balance, I would be there at his side, not arguing about the dynamics of a superficial conversation, however it was our final party at the end of the season.”

Lisa went on to admit that she thinks Lisa R misinterpreted Brandi‘s comment about an intervention… but that doesn’t mean Lisa feels Brandi’s loyal to Kim.

“In a nutshell, did BG state that Kim needed a intervention? No, I don’t know she did. I believe Lisa misinterpreted her saying, ‘Maybe we all need an intervention’ as ‘Maybe we all need TO DO an intervention.’ Many other things were said, and it begs the question, was BG’s allegiance to Kim? When talking about Kim’s fragile state publicly to her friend Jen and then Lisa, I would say not. I know that Lisa left that conversation after many statements from Brandi with the impression that Kim needed help. That was the point… the emphasis should not have dwelt upon one word,” said Lisa. “I had urged Lisa not to intervene in Kim’s sobriety, but she was motivated by her personal history and felt justified in confronting her.”

Lisa‘s final thoughts, “I really enjoyed Eileen and Lisa joining the cast. I hope Kyle and Kim can find resolution away from cameras. I pray Yolanda can find her way to better health and BG understands relationships need to be treated with respect.” I, too, loved Eileen and Lisa‘s addition… Eileen, Lisa, Kyle, and Lisa were perfection, IMO, and I hope they all return. As for Brandi, I honestly don’t think there’s any hope, so I won’t waste my prayers. #sorrynotsorry


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