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The Real Housewives reunion episodes are a treat for the viewers, but they are torturous for the cast and crew to film. It takes a lot of time and effort to prep those looks and many hours filming to rehash problems that they already moved past.

Recently Kyle Richards opened up about the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion and how being a Real Housewife is just a lot more draining than she ever expected it to be.

In a new interview Kyle admitted, “When I first signed up to do the ‘Housewives,’ I thought, OK, I’m going to do this little show for two months and that’s it. Well, two months ended up being — shooting for four or five months, and then it ended up being a year-round job.” And she’s been on the show since the very beginning, which means Real Housewives has consumed 8+ years of her life.

Kyle continued, “When you’re not shooting, you’re still doing interviews, and then there’s reunion and then you’re doing press — it takes up a lot of your time.” But it’s definitely worth it. Since joining the show, Kyle wrote a book, opened up clothing stores, and created a scripted series. Plus the show has served as platform for her to promote The Agency with countless shirts, hats, and bumper stickers with the company’s logo.

As if the regular season wasn’t tough enough, Kyle shared her view on filming the reunion episodes: “Preparing for the reunion is like going into a boxing ring, I always say that. I mean literally it feels like that.”

She explained, “We all go to our rooms — they like to keep us separate because they don’t want any conversations to happen off camera because they want everything to happen on camera,” which makes sense. It just sounds like a lot. Kyle also shared the time line: “It’s a whole crazy process that lasts all day, and we wake up at like 5:30 in the morning, get picked up really early and then we’re done about 8 p.m. at night. It’s a long day of sitting and talking about torture.” I would feel bad for them if they weren’t gaining fame, money, and countless opportunities from the reality TV exposure.

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Tonight is an all new episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. “A peaceful horseback ride through the German countryside takes a dangerous turn for Kyle and Lisa Rinna. The ladies get emotional while visiting the Eisenman Holocaust Memorial and Berlin Wall. The group gets into the Oktoberfest spirit when they spend the night dancing at a Berlin beer hall.”

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