During a latest look on “Watch What Happens Live,” former “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Taylor Armstrong weighed in on the friendship fallout between two of her old castmates, Kyle Richards and Lisa Vanderpump.
“It was so laborious for me to see that,” Armstrong revealed when requested about their feud throughout her look. “I do know the stress that they each felt, and it was heartbreaking.”
On season 9 of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” Richards and Vanderpump’s friendship got here to an finish after they’d a serious feud involving the Puppygate scandal. The scandal was triggered by Dorit Kemsley, who had gotten a canine from Vanderpump’s Vanderpump Dog Center, however then determined that it wasn’t the precise match for her household. After the incident, the story about Kemsley’s canine was leaked to Radar Online.
Richards and the opposite girls on the show have been led to imagine that Vanderpump was promoting tales to Radar Online, and when Richards confronted her buddy concerning the scenario, their friendship ended up in flames.
Armstrong was a essential cast member of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” throughout seasons one by way of three and then appeared as a “buddy of” throughout seasons 4 by way of six.
Vanderpump Doesn’t Believe That Richards Has Good Intentions
Since their notorious fallout on season 9, Richards and Vanderpump haven’t mended their friendship, and are nonetheless not talking. During a January 2021 look on Dear Media’sThe Skinny Confidential Him & Her Podcast,Vanderpump opened up extra about her former buddy, and how she feels now.
“I appear to run into Kyle a number of instances,” Vanderpump admitted whereas on the podcast. “She all the time runs as much as me and she all the time goes, ‘Hi, how are you?’ And I’m going, ‘Good.’ But I believe when any individual would not have good intention for you, the place does that go away a friendship? I need mates round me which have good intention for me.”
Richards Is Open to Repairing the Friendship
Even after their huge battle, it looks like Richards nonetheless has a tender spot for her former buddy. During an April 2020 interview with E! News, Richards revealed that “the door is all the time open” for Vanderpump.
“I believe that anytime you’ve got been mates with any individual you care about them that a lot, that there is all the time going to be one thing there and that is my persona at the least,” Richards instructed E! News on the time.
Richards continued, explaining, “I felt like the entire thing was silly and that we may positively work by way of that however till she’s open to it then that is not an possibility. Yes, the door’s all the time open for somebody that I cared about that a lot.”
Season 11 of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” is about to return on Wednesday, May 19, at 8/7c on Bravo. This 12 months’s cast will characteristic Richards, Dorit Kemsley, Lisa Rinna, Erika Girardi, Garcelle Beauvais, Sutton Stracke, and newcomers Crystal Kung Minkoff and Kathy Hilton. Both Teddi Mellencamp and Denise Richards won’t be returning.
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