Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave

Just when Dorit Kemsley was starting to win over some of her haters, she stood up Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave after inviting her to get drinks. In the grand scheme of things, this is not a huge deal, but Dorit comes across as rude and self-involved, to put it mildly.

The episode was complete with time stamps, so it’s easy to see that the narrative for this incident will go in Teddi’s favor, but Dorit did attempt to change that when she tattled to Kyle Richards with her version of the story.

In a Bravo blog post, Teddi started with two labeled paragraphs. The first is “Teddi’s Truths” and the second is “Dorit’s Delusions.”

Starting with the truths, Teddi reiterated, “Dorit and I were supposed to meet for drinks at 4PM. I arrive promptly and, thankfully, with a brand new pedicure since you’re subjected to a closeup of my feet. I text Dorit two minutes in to let her know I’ve arrived. After sitting around by myself sipping my prosecco for 36 minutes (thank you, on-screen time stamps), I text Dorit to make sure she’s okay. At 4:48PM, Dorit finally calls.” That is exactly what we saw play out on the show.

Teddi continued, “Apparently she was kept on a call and couldn’t get off the phone, and I’m assuming it’s because somebody wouldn’t stop talking. Like you hear me say, it’s quite simple to send a text while you’re on the phone. Even so, we also hear that with traffic, she probably wouldn’t get to me for another 15-20 minutes (which in LA-speak basically means I just left my house, and I’m leaving it in the hands of Waze), and I wasn’t into wasting any more time. So as I left, she apologized and said she understood. The end.”

The end? There’s no way that is true. It was discussed later on during the episode and I have a feeling it’s going to get dragged out way longer than it should be this season.

Moving on to Dorit’s Delusions, Teddy joked, “In Dorit’s version, she and I were supposed to meet somewhere between 4:30PM and Christmas. Dorit was so busy she couldn’t respond to my text I sent her asking if she was okay because I’m a monster—a disgusting beast of a person who texts somebody when they’re supposed to be somewhere and don’t show up and you haven’t heard from them.”

Teddi wrote, “Then, in Dorit’s version, she called me as she was 10 minutes (oh, really?) away and I said in a huff, ‘I’m not waiting any longer!’ And now she’s put off by me because I’m an exaggerator and making her the bad guy. Queen of unaccountability.”

Does Dorit not realize that this is all going on in front of a camera crew? Not only that, but she was majorly shaded with those time stamps during the episode. How is Dorit going to explain this one? Most likely with a condescending fake acquired  accent.

Teddi concluded, “Let me say this: I am all for Dorit having a successful business and would never be upset about somebody missing dumb drinks for something so important. And this wouldn’t have been a big deal had she not gone to Kyle to begin with and started some false narrative. But here we are, spending so much time talking about time, it’s making me thirsty. But not thirsty enough to go have drinks alone for an hour again.” The claws are out.

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