The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna is in New York City this week doing some press for the show. She stopped by Live With Kelly today and dished on everything from PK Kemsley to how her husband Harry Hamlin proposed.
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.”
Mark asks if Harry watches the show with her. “He does watch it with me. We watch it together because he’s really interested in it and it’s my job. He’s interested in keeping it in perspective and saying, ‘it’s a job, it is a TV show.’ I mean, it is real, but it’s a job. So he helps me to drop it, but he’s very invested in it, just like all of you are. He’s watching it going ‘oh man, oh wow, oh boy they are not gonna like that.’ Or you know, he’s very vocal about it.”
Kelly is interested in the way the co-stars have to go into the reunion then and sit next to people who they’ve just watched trashing them in their confessionals. Lisa says it’s hard because she’s used to being an actor and having a script, “so all of the sudden you take that away and you put yourself out there. (rather than a character) Now we all put ourselves out there, nobody can say ‘oh poor me’. We are all putting ourselves out on the line and putting yourself on the line, and that’s the thing. You are you and I am me and things do hurt and do affect you, we’re human. I say things all the time. Things fly out of my mouth and and I’m like ‘ah dammit’, but once it’s out, it’s out. We all get caught in that.” She admits she’s had a lot of big things flying out of her mouth and can’t pinpoint which one of the many she regrets the most. “I learn from it. Luckily it’s something you see and you’re like ‘I didn’t like that.’ My goal this year is to be better, not bitter.”
They talk about her 25 year marriage to Harry. Kelly wants to know how he proposed. Lisa shares, “Harry had been married twice before me, so Harry wasn’t very excited to get married again. Like, not at all. Zero. It took five years, which is kind of a long time when you’re waiting for it. I’d never been married. So, long story short, we’re at dinner up in Canada. We’re just sitting at dinner and all of the sudden he just like out of the blue says ‘I think we should get married, what do you think?’ – that’s how romantic it was. Of course I said yes, but I made him, afterwards in the bathroom, I said you have to get down on your knee and propose for real, for real.”
TELL US – DO YOU THINK PK IS WANTING MORE SCREEN TIME ON RHOBH? DOES HE WANT TO HOLD A DIAMOND IN THE WAY PETER IS DYING FOR A PEACH?
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