Kyle Richards Insists Lisa Vanderpump Feud Is ‘Not About The Canine’: It Was ‘Years Of Setting Issues Up’


Puppygate was simply the tipping level. Kyle Richards blamed the supply of Lisa Vanderpump’s feud with the ‘RHOBH’ solid on a ‘sample,’ and dived into particulars of that ‘uncomfortable,’ friendship-ending scene at Villa Rosa.

Kyle Richards, 50, set the report straight — Lucy Lucy Apple Juice isn’t the rationale Lisa Vanderpump, 58, is on the outs with The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills solid. Despite the fact that the rescue canine was on the middle of the Season 9 drama, Kyle steered that Lisa this feud was within the making for years. “It was about years of this kind of like, setting issues up and the reality is — I stated this on the reunion, which I’m not presupposed to say…you realize, if it had been Lisa Rinna, I may nearly perceive it as a result of they don’t like one another. They’ve had points,” Kyle confessed on the June 12 episode of Jenny McCarthy’s podcast. She added, “However that is presupposed to be one in all her greatest mates…It wasn’t concerning the canine, it was only a sample.” LVP has been accused of orchestrating drama prior to now, similar to accusations of her placing a highlight on Mauricio Umansky’s dishonest scandal in Season 4.

The actress then gave us a behind-the-scenes take a look at the on-air battle that ended Kyle and LVP’s 10-year friendship. As you recall from the April 2 episode, Kyle visited Villa Rosa and confronted the SUR Restaurant proprietor on rumors that she allegedly leaked PuppyGate info to Radar On-line. However Kyle insisted that she felt she’d be “speaking behind [Lisa’s] again” if she didn’t “go and inform her what occurred.”

Though Kyle was “very uncomfortable” as a result of she was unaware that Lisa’s husband, Ken Todd, could be within the room and “didn’t wish to be having this dialog with [him],” however nonetheless wished to maintain the friendship alive. “I didn’t assume it’d be friendship ending as a result of I had the identical dialog together with her Within the Bahamas, the place I stated, ‘Pay attention, I feel it is best to simply come out and say, ‘I’m sorry this occurred,’” Kyle defined on the podcast, referring to the solid journey in Aug. 2018. Nonetheless, she made it clear that LVP didn’t want to enter he-said, she-said particulars.

Despite the fact that Lisa formally stop RHOBH after starring on each season — and even shocked followers by skipping out on the Season 9 reunion — Kyle admitted that she nonetheless cares about Lisa. Regardless of the love, Kyle additionally gave her former pal a slap on the wrist: “Once I walked into Vanderpump Canine and that canine [Lucy Lucy Apple Juice] was introduced out to me, like ‘Look who now we have,’ I knew instantly what was occurring. And to me, you simply don’t try this. That’s your pal and also you already had a dialog.”

For a debrief of the canine drama, Lucy Lucy Apple Juice was a canine at Lisa’s rescue group, Vanderpump Canine. Castmate Dorit Kemsley adopted the canine, and unbeknownst to Lisa, handed the chihuahua on to a brand new proprietor as a result of she allegedly bit Dorit’s husband and two kids. The second proprietor dumped the canine at a shelter, which the employees at Vanderpump Canine quickly found — and a messy story line stuffed with texts, rumors and pet drama ensued. Fortunately, the pup is now with mannequin Zandria Theis and her boyfriend, Reed Thompson.