"She's witty, she's fun, she has a big heart for people she loves, but I think Lisa is ... she's phony," Richards, 50, said. "Sometimes I felt like she was my friend, and you know, I believed her, but in a heartbeat she changes."
Vanderpump saw our interview with Richards, and said she found her statements upsetting.
She added, "That really hurt because I thought, 'Hold on a second, I've always supported you and always wanted the best for you.' Even if I had my suspicions, I never really kind of revealed anything."
That being said, Vanderpump still says she wants the best for Richards. "I see what's been going on since then," she said of her Housewives' co-star's recent woes. "She told us she's struggling."
As for whether she thinks Richards should return to the Bravo show, Vanderpump says that is not up to her.
"Whenever somebody is on the show, they're on the show for a reason, and sometime the dynamic changes, not everybody is happy with certain choices," she explained. "But there's been a lot being said about me having the power to eliminate cast members. We don't get that power."
Vanderpump recalled her rough patch on the series. "I've done 170 episodes of reality television with Vanderpump Rules and Housewives. I've had a couple of really horrible, sh*ty experiences that I've never experienced in my life," she said. "The other 160 something have been amazing."
The 54-year-old reality star tells ET that she has not spoken to Richards, but says "she probably has a lot of support from her family."
While much has been written about Jan. 6 and Donald Trump’s reaction while it was going down, Bob Woodward’s new book, Peril, is giving readers more insight into what happened behind closed doors. The day was fraught with a lot of drama, and as we know, much of the burden of getting through to the […]
For years she has taken a largely background role in the world’s most famous family. Quietly concentrating on her studies, until very recently Lady Louise Windsor was the Royal grandchild who was seen but not heard.
Comedy CentralWhile Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) was leading an anti-mask protest outside of a recent school board meeting in Smithfield, North Carolina, The Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper was in the crowd finding out why parents in the district were so up in arms about policies meant to keep them and their children safe. It turns out they might not know what they’re talking about.Entering “America’s new thunderdome,” Klepper began by pointing out that these parents seem to think that “putting on a