Dana Wilkey

Dana apologizes to PETA and explains why she wasn't around much this episode.

on Oct 15, 20110

Wow! What an episode! Holy kiss ass…

Some people will wonder why Taylor stopped the fight and I didn't since it was at my house. In all honesty, I was in complete shock! Also, I felt the only way to end it would be to ask someone to leave, which I felt was unfair. They both needed to get it out of their systems, and I didn't want to get in the middle. Thank god for Taylor!

I feel after watching the show tonight, I sincerely owe an apology to PETA and their supporters. Please support them at PETA.org. When I arrived at the charity event, I was told that there were many items for sale, donating a significant percentage of the price of the item to help support Camille's cancer charity. My fiancé's mom and my uncle Wayne died of cancer in 2011 and since the proceeds of the fur coat went to fighting cancer, I bought it. Believe me, I wasn't looking to buy a fur in the middle of summer in LA. I just wanted to buy something expensive to increase the donation amount to the charity and that was the best thing I could find. The joke was insensitive and in poor taste and that’s what I'm most sorry about.

As a "friend of the Housewives" you only get to see glimpses of our activities. Go to DanaWilkey.com to see more sides of me.

In memory:
K.F.
Wayne D.

84 comments
Marykdjfa;ldj
Marykdjfa;ldj

Hi Dana,

I've enjoyed getting to know you so far this season, but why do you make people login to your website? That's kind of weird....

beckyboo14
beckyboo14

So you can make a bad joke at the expensive of PETA and you want people to forget about it and know you are sorry and it was tasteless, but you won't forgive Brandi's funny joke about your "fiance". Even after she explained it was a bad joke....I guess you really got her back for that one at game night. Hmmmm, funny.

jghmarble
jghmarble

Keep Dana and get rid from Brandi! I find Dana so much more amusing and interesting and funny. Far more fun to watch.

kqren
kqren

u were simple! take those glasses back, get a refund and buy some class!

Shearod
Shearod

No one cares how much money your things are and who you are wearing, just be real

RHViewer
RHViewer

Look up the Chinese fur farm video. It's a reminder that even dogs are skinned alive for fur. Thank you for apologizing for making an incredibly insensitive joke.

joeyr
joeyr

I;m not rich, but even I know it tacky to tell everyone how much everything costs. You are a name dropper like that makes you better than everyone. You must not think much of yourself if you think you have to do this. I guess even the rich people really do trashy and uncouth things.

Vee Lu
Vee Lu

Lady...those are excuses and you are trying entirely to hard to fit in with those ladies. Game night is not the place for two grown women to discuss their issues. Chill out and stop name dropping your labels every which a way. I'm sure that you've gotten a chance to see that those same ladies that you're trying to smooch up to are walking you like a dog.

Mamax2
Mamax2

You seem funny and nice but stop trying so hard!!! You're kissing up and admiring the wrong people.Be comfortable and love who you truly are not who your trying to be.

rhobhfan2011
rhobhfan2011

Pam, you were rude to Brandi and she was a guest of yours! Tisk tisk.

PaulaS
PaulaS

I'm amazed how someone could think that it was someone elses place to stop the fight. If you permit relative strangers to attack your other guests, they won't respect you more for that. Next time they attack someone or talk behind their back, you will be the subject (as you already are). Stop the name and price dropping, that's so new money and classless!

Melissa C.
Melissa C.

You DID get in the middle. You said "Kyle, make it stop, make it stop!" - Are you kidding? You visibly picked sides. As a guest, that was downright rude to Brandi. If I were Brandi, I would be weary about your intentions and your loyalties.

Laralyn
Laralyn

Please do not feel as though you have to give the brand name of what you are wearing or how much it costs. $25,000 sunglasses...good grief girl, get a grip!!

Mama Kitty
Mama Kitty

Dana,

You have a great deal of potential! Own who you are and realize your own power. Be a quality person and you will attract quality people. Sometimes you are actually very funny! Game night would have been an opportunity to show your strengths, and unfortunately you were so keen on fitting in with the resident mean girls that you showed no backbone whatsoever. You tried to put together a "vacay" with the girls so you could throw yourself into their group. They clearly do not have a lot of respect for you because of your desperate behavior. Eau de Insecurity is the worst perfume and it makes people recoil and wrinkle their noses.

You should see that Brandi has a lot to offer, too. She could be a friend to you. She is brave and it took courage for her to go to your home and hold her own against all of you. You were the hostess, YOU are quite responsible for much of what transpired. You should have immediately put a stop to Kim's antics when you discovered she hid the crutches-and you knew.

These moments are how you will define yourself with this new group. As the saying goes, "....stand for something or you'll fall for anything."

Good luck. Do better.

mimi tholsted
mimi tholsted

So...you just let Brandi there hanging?..she was your guest too?...and the 2 sisters were just getting around on their brooms like 2 witches, and you did not nothing ???...Brandi should have left, but where were her crutches, she was the perosn in chock frozen ....my God it was like a public stoning like in Aughanistan .....how could you? and Lisa later ask where Brandi is living ???....I could just feel where they were going?? Lisa I thought you were a kind woman and inteligent.....Brandi alone with small boys - here "husband" screwing around in public with Leann Rimes - I mean how much does Brandi have to take.....Mu god I wish I had been there.....

zgrandma
zgrandma

danadeb,like people attract each other.you want to be a mean girl but lack the nerve unless you have the mean girls backing you so just remember that the same ones you sided with will turn on you sooner than you know.the sisters are just a hot mess waiting to spill all over anyone standing near.

deb
deb

Wow, as the hostess you should have stepped in and stopped the nonsense and not just sat there laughing at it all...you could have kept your friend Taylor's feelings in mind and not made her the one that had to jump up and try to stop it....and it is obvious that you are sucking up way to much to Kyle and Kim....and also, it shows very little class when you walk around saying how much things cost.....you are in Beverly Hills...act like it.

celeste5
celeste5

i have never seen such Bu$$ kissing..it was very rude for someone who was being a hostess to choose sides like that..and sadly for you you chose the bully side..and nowadays with all of the suicides going on with our youth you should be sooo ashamed of your behavior...what if someone treated your son like that at a party...you have time to change before he has to face what u guys did to Brandi..grow up and be a good role model

Oregonmom27
Oregonmom27

If I had to hear how much your sunglasses cost you one more time, I think I would have thrown something at the TV. Money does not buy class and you are a perfect example of that.

As the hostess of Game Night, you should have taken control. Instead you had your head so far up Kyle and Kims arses you couldn't see what was going on. Then when Brandi called you Pam, as a joke, you not so jokingly told her only Kim could call you that, again making Brandi feel unwelcome. The minute Kim said what she did about not liking Brandi and not wanting her on their team you should have changed the game and done something else. That would have taken a lot of the tension out of the situation. Instead you giggled, whispered and seemed to be throughly enjoying watching Kim and Kyle (aka the bullies) rip poor Brandi apart. You should be ashamed of yourself.

Love The Wives
Love The Wives

Dana- not the best way to start the season... Kyle does not like you ...even more than she doesn't like Brandi...I bet we will see this in the coming shows

Southern Yankee
Southern Yankee

Dana - next time just keep it simple by making a donation. It will be clean and easy. Will it cure cancer? Of course not... Just make a generous donation and you'll get a tax credit instead of a coat you don't want. :)

Hiba
Hiba

I hope you have a good sense of humor because watching you on TV is hilarious!

Amy27
Amy27

Dana, You are not off to a good start.

Season
Season

Hey Brandi, I think you act like your still in JR. High. Make sure you hang out with the popular girls and pick on the outsider so you can be popular to. You really made a hideous first impression and sorry to say I think you dived right into the "shallow" end

Jen09
Jen09

I like getting a rundown of everything you wear and how much it costs. It's low class but different. You'd never see Adrian, Camille or Lisa do that and they are quite wealthy.

Chelsea11
Chelsea11

Seriously? You better rewind and watch that episode again with the volume up! Kudos to Taylor! She showed heart, courage, and class! The most fragile link stepped in to try and stop the disaster you, Kim and Kyle created. You on the other hand, took sides and fanned the flames. You were not only an epic fail as a hostess, you were just plain cruel. Own it and make a sincere apology to Brandi.

Gayleen
Gayleen

If they bring you back, I swear I through. Brandi can stay, she can hold her own. You want to go on a journey with Kyle, Kim and whoever. They talk about you behind your back about how dirty your bathroom is, tacky food, no furniture and you got all this money. That's right it's new money, old or new you not part of the IN.

Debo1
Debo1

I imagine you were in a bit of schock but there is NO WAY I would've allowed that behavior in my home. You should've told everyone it's a wrap, ladies go home cool off and maybe we can get together another time. That was all ridiculous and you did jump in a bit on Kyle & Kim's side. I like them both but they acted immature and petty. Brandi WAS ganged up on a bit. Granted, she should not have accused Kim of drug use w/out any knowledge to that fact. However, you didn't help the situation. Instead of trying so hard to fit in just stand up for what is right.

cheryl henry
cheryl henry

i honestly agree with dana. they did need to get out of there system but to be calling names in someone elses home was very unpolite. why would you even let her continue to see her face in your house?

Ashley Fan
Ashley Fan

Where is your apology to Brandi for being so rude towards her?

Teejae
Teejae

Anyone can tell, as us poor folk call it,"come from money". I'm from Ct. and we have 3 or 4 big lotterys a week and every week I buy tickets and daydream for a little while about what i'd do if I had all that money. Last week I put on RHWBHs and I see you, you my dear are ME! That is exactly how I would be! Living, spending, donating and having fun! So what if they think you have no class. It has taken them years to become the snotty women they are today. I know you have to hang out with them for the show but please look for REAL women to hang out with when you are not filming. Those women are not your friends. You are a breath of fresh air!

Ally
Ally

Well if you have been reading these posters on the blogs, you might want to get your lips off the Richards brats and on to Brandi's arse. Notice the POSTER'S siding with your hero Kyle? I think there's about 10 out of the 100's that think she can still save face. She hasn't even had the nerve to blog since the last episode. She comments on Brandi's bad parenting, then shows her girls (and the rest of us) what a great bully she can be. And I must say, she is GOOD at it. WOW! GREAT PARENTING KYLE! AND KIM.

98% of Brandi's posters LOVE her!!!

AJL
AJL

You were also unkind to Brandi during game night. You should also be ashamed of your behavior.

sheri wine
sheri wine

If you knew you were going to be on this show, WHY ON EARTH did you not buy any furniture. I really doubt that you are from Beverly Hills, where did you grow up? I am sure your answer will explain alot.

San Diego viewer
San Diego viewer

Dana,

You actually seem very funny and nice, which is why I'm surprised you acted the way you did on the show. You really don't need to talk about money and name brands so much or try so hard to friends with this group of ladies.

Tabojane
Tabojane

Everyone see right through you, instead of still sticking up for Kim (twitter) mind your business and get some class. Maybe since its free you dont want any!

Oklahoma Viewer
Oklahoma Viewer

Yeah, I have figured out your game...if Brandi is on the bottom, you are moving your way up and if Kyle and Kim slide down you are truly moving on up the totem pole with the group. Also, you figure if you make no waves, you will be accepted into the group. Might I remind you the countess says, "Money can't buy you class" maybe you need some social etiquette classes.

KimA19426
KimA19426

Dana - seriously please do not ever again feel the need to apologize to the crazies at PETA...to each their own. That is one of the most meddlesome organizations around and nobody should feel the need to apologize to them. If people don't believe in wearing furs, then don't buy them, but don't tell others how to live their lives.

Lisa Millow
Lisa Millow

I really pray that you don't return next season. I find you to be a huge suck up and very annoying. You make Brandi look better and better each episode.

Laura029991921
Laura029991921

There's nothing wrong with owning a fur coat. I own one myself. But to purchase it, apologize for it, and then say "I only bought it so it'd be a large donation" is a cop out and hypocritical. If it makes you happy, go with it and don't worry about what others think. As others have noted, you can actually donate directly to ACS, Susan G. Komen, St. Baldricks, Gail Perkins Memorial (ovarian cancer) and plenty of others without purchasing expensive items. Or you can donate the items back to be donated again.

Lisa Parker
Lisa Parker

Dana, you were in the middle of it! you kept making comments against Brandi.. i though it was immature of you to allow this outrage.. Kim made the comment she didn't like Brandi..WHAT did you think was going to happen? This is your house you should have stood up and stopped and no one had to leave... I think Kyle is right, you are trying WAY too hard to fit in...

JuliaSmitty
JuliaSmitty

Very lame explanation for buying a fur and for nasty behavior at Game Night - why do you want to be friends with mean girls SO desperately?

HousewivesViewer
HousewivesViewer

you acted like a puppy with no other desire but to please Kyle and Kim...distasteful. You love Kim just the way she is....shes obviously an addict just the way she is, and needs to be off the show.

Cindy ZE
Cindy ZE

you should have taken control of the situation immediately at Game Night... It was your house and your responsibility.......

Dana y
Dana y

Can I ask why you placed Brandi on the same team as Kim and Kyle during game night? You must have known there was tension between them.

Viewer999
Viewer999

you are crazy! thats a good thing. you seem to just sit on the outside & go with the ride. I don't blame you for siding with K&K because you should never accuse a person who obviously has problems with being an addict. Kyle made a valid point about correcting the child for peeing in someones yard. I have a son & he needs to learn to respect peoples properties. she never attacked the boy. have fun

malibutls
malibutls

Looked to me like you were really enjoying all of the awful activities. Very sad.....how can women treat each other like this.

vilzvet1
vilzvet1

Are you kidding, you were positively gleeful during the nastiness. Giggling like a schoolgirl, just to try to get in good with the established cast members. Beyond mean. And a second week that no one is impressed with your label dropping.

Honey
Honey

Dana just a word of advice.. Please can smell 'desperation' a mile away. Plus you're really out there.. like from another universe.. too strange..

Vickie Ruelas
Vickie Ruelas

That's the best excuse you could come up with for buying the fur coat.... I hope you realized you're the only that believes that. That goes for the being in shock on Game Night. It was clear you were only interested in kissing Kim and Kyle"s behind instead of doing the right thing. How desperate are you to fit in?