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 file straight — Lucy Lucy Apple Juice isn’t the rationale Lisa Vanderpump, 58, is on the outs with The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills solid. Though the rescue canine was on the middle of the Season 9 drama, Kyle recommended 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 alleged to say…, if it had been Lisa Rinna, I might 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 alleged to be one in all her greatest pals…It wasn’t concerning the canine, it was only a sample.” LVP has been accused of orchestrating drama prior to now, comparable 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 struggle 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 need to be having this dialog with [him],” however nonetheless needed to maintain the friendship alive. “I didn’t suppose it’d be friendship ending as a result of I had the identical dialog along with her Within the Bahamas, the place I stated, ‘Pay attention, I believe it’s 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.

Though 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 good friend 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 we now have,’ I knew instantly what was occurring. And to me, you simply don’t try this. That’s your good friend 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 workers 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.