Cast Blog: #RHOBH

In the Spirit

Brandi: Lisa R. Should Be Disappointed in Herself

Kim: Don't Mistake My Sadness for Weakness

Kyle: I Have Never Had Anyone Put a Hand on Me

Lisa V.: I Tried to Warn Kyle

Eileen: Brandi Attacks, Then Deflects

Lisa R.: Kyle Didn't Create This Drama

#RHOBH Spoiler Alert: More Fighting and a Peeping Tom

Kim: Kyle Should Be Worried, Not Embarrassed

Brandi: Kyle Wants to Help When There's an Audience

Kyle: This Was Brandi's Master Plan

Lisa V.: Kim's Demeanor Was Questionable

Eileen: Brandi Loves to Stir the Pot

Lisa R.: It Felt Just As Awkward As It Looked

#RHOBH Spoiler Alert: Disgust and a Push

Yolanda: I Would Like to Apologize

Brandi: I Won't Make Excuses

Kim: I Wanted to Hold Kyle

Lisa V.: I Want Max to Be Ambitious

Eileen: Being a Stepmom Is Challenging

Lisa R.: Lots of Transition Happening

Kyle: We Are an Emotional Bunch

#RHOBH Spoiler Alert: Surprise and an F-Bomb

Lisa V.: A Naughty Child Shouldn't Be Rewarded

Kyle: Brandi Was Rude and Offensive

Eileen: It Felt Like an Attack

Lisa R.: It Was Shocking and Unprovoked

Kim: Brandi Is Brandi

7 Faces We All Made During This Week's #RHOBH

Brandi: Lisa V. Was Making Me Uncomfortable

#RHOBH Spoiler Alert: Shock and Tears

4 Questions We All Asked During #RHOBH

Lisa R.: Portia Is My Spirit Animal

Eileen: Brandi Showed Us How Not to Make Amends

Yolanda: I Took One for the Team

Lisa V.: Yes, Love Is a Big Word

Kyle: Moments Like These Are Frustrating

Lisa V.: I Won't Erase the Past

Brandi: I Don't Enjoy Anger or Grudges

Eileen: I Could Feel the Tension at Kyle's

Lisa R Reflects on That Bittersweet Episode

In the Spirit

BH Producer Dave Rupel shares how this episode surprised him and how the crew helped invite the spirits in.

Welcome back, viewers! I hope you enjoyed this week's episode. This week had two big events, Paul's Night of Beauty and the séance at Kyle's -- each proved a unique challenge to shoot for entirely different reasons.

For Paul's Night of Beauty, the biggest role I played that day was traffic cop. We had two full crews to cover things. And while doctor's offices are plenty big enough for patients, they're pretty tiny for shooting purposes. I can't tell you how much footage we have of various crew members ducking out of the way as we followed Paul from room to room.

What I love about producing reality shows is that you just never know what's going to happen. When Paul told us he wanted to host the ladies for a Night of Beauty, we figured it would be fascinating to show procedures like the one Paul did to work on Kyle's muffin top. What we didn't know was how much story that evening would generate. From Camille's upset phone call about her custody issues, to Lisa being rattled by Russell's email, to Kim's claim of avoiding the séance for religious reasons, to Lisa claiming that Taylor isn't friends with Camille, which Adrienne and Kyle deny, to Kim getting upset with her sister and reminding Kyle "you're not my mother" -- this event turned out to be much more about story and less about beauty regimes.

I'm incredibly proud of our entire crew, who work so tirelessly to tell the ladies' stories. We use a lot of flashbacks in our shows because we feel it's important that stories make sense. Most pivotal moments in life don't just happen. There are building blocks that take us there. We strive to show as many building blocks as we can in our shows. For example, I knew the moment Kim snapped at Kyle, "you're not my mother!" that it would be another important building block in the Kim-Kyle sibling relationship, but I had no idea that in the séance, Rebecca the psychic would reveal to Kyle that she had been Kim's mother in a past life. I could never have foreseen that Rebecca would have a message from Kim and Kyle's deceased mother Kathy to remind Kyle that she is not Kim's mother either!

Not every thread resolves itself in every episode, but we include the footage for completeness of the story. For example, when Taylor dropped by Kyle's to share her anger with Lisa and the need to confront her, we were all prepared for Taylor to confront Lisa at the séance. But, it didn't happen. The audience now know however that there is an issue brewing. And here's a little preview for next week's episode: The Taylor-Lisa conflict, which has been building all season, explodes all over the next two episodes. Don't miss it!

As for the séance, it provided more laughter and tender moments than anything scary. Kudos to our extraordinary Director of Photography, Matt Valentine, and our entire crew of camera operators, who make everything we shoot so beautiful.

Finally, Rebecca, the psychic, had recommended our crew wear purple, which she said is inviting to spirits.

So here's a shot of our happy, purple clad crew! Until next time!

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