Adrienne Maloof is mom to three "bruisers" who repeatedly broke their plastic surgeon dad's nose while roughhousing. She laughs that off, but sitting between sisters Kim Richards and Kyle Richards during their explosive limo fight? That—literally—gave her the shakes.
"I have three little boys, it was extremely difficult for me," the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star tells Zap2It. "It was physically and emotionally draining for me that night. When I got out of the limo, I was actually shaking."
Throughout the season, Adrienne steered clear of the oh-no-she-didn't drama and kept a neutrality that could have made the Swiss jealous. "Growing up in a family business, it's kind of my character to keep the peace," says the only daughter in a family of five children. "So, I think that it just came natural to me to try and be the voice of reason for the girls and hopefully I accomplished that."
True to her Nobel Peace Prize-like roots, Adrienne's even lobbying for Kyle's haters to cut her some slack. "Understand that Kyle is very emotional, and though she's aggressive in the way she talks, she's a very sweet girl and she feels horrible after she does it. I just think her style of communicating with Kim is a little bit on the defensive side. And that's just different styles."
Adrienne will have one more chance to play peacemaker Tuesday night, when part 2 of our Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion airs at 10/9c.
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If anything positive comes out of this season it is that ALL families have "stuff" that would make for a thrilling or tearful reality show! I hope every one can make sense of the problems, and are able to move on. I have enjoyed "meeting" these ladies and seeing how the other half live. I am looking forward to the next season.
Adrienne Im glad you were there with Kim ,it seems Kim has hardly anyone to lean on for support or to vent to I think she has a very hard life behind closed doors none of us viewers really know,but you Adrienne are very genuine& sincere ,thank you. As for Kim I feel bad that her younger sister treats her like a child when Im sure when Kyle was a child Im sure Kim's money made Kyle a happy little girl, no matter what sisters need to be there for each other my Mom has passed and my sister & I are closer than ever now. Family & friends are the only ones where you can be you and their still there with you no matter what , the mask are down , its about time Taylor takes hers off. Thank you Best of Luck to you all.
Adrienne is the kind of friend everyone wishes they had. She's very kind hearted and thoughtful. I appreciated her remaining above the fray mentality.
Adriane and Kim are my favorites. I hope they become friends because they are very real and they show a lot of class. It doesn't matter what type of personal problems they have. I love Kim, I think her personality is very strong, after all her hard work and her suffering, Kim still a very nice and sweet person. I hope to see Kim an Adriane back next season. I hope Kim have more friend in that show.