Cast Blog: #RHOBH

No Love Lost

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 R.: It Felt Just As Awkward As It Looked

Lisa V.: Kim's Demeanor Was Questionable

Eileen: Brandi Loves to Stir the Pot

#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

Yolanda: I Took One for the Team

Lisa R.: Portia Is My Spirit Animal

Eileen: Brandi Showed Us How Not to Make Amends

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

Yolanda: These Are Teaching Moments

Kim: My Heart Felt So Big

Kyle: Kim and Monty's Relationship Is Unique

Lisa V.: I Needed an Uncomplicated Friendship

Brandi: Kim Is a Survivor

Eileen: Brooke Was a Gorgeous Bride

Lisa R.: I Couldn't Be More in My Element

No Love Lost

Kyle shares what she really thinks of Ken and why she couldn't let Kim's late arrival go.

I really had been looking forward to Mauricio's birthday in Hawaii. For the first time ever, I was not able to enjoy our White Party. I really felt bad about that because it was also our daughter Alexia's and Faye Resnick's birthdays (Alexia's is June 18th, Mauricio's is June 25th, and Faye's is July 3rd). We always throw the White Party in honor of all of their birthdays.

When Kim told me she was bringing her boyfriend Ken to Hawaii I understood that she wanted to have someone to be with. I wasn't thrilled, obviously, because I had never been a fan of his. One of the issues that Kim and I argue about is her being irresponsible. We all showed up at the airport on time, except for Kim. I was frustrated and disappointed because I thought it would be fun for us to all fly together. That's half the fun!

When I first laid eyes on the island hopper "plane" that was supposed to take us to Lanai, I didn't know if I should laugh or cry. It looked like a 7-Up can with a propeller! It's no secret that I am not a good flyer. However, I will say, that the hypnotherapy you all saw me go through on Season 1 really did help. Carrying the Zohar (the red book you see me holding) also makes me feel better. The girls love to tease me about my issues with flying. Watching the episode and seeing Brandi slumped over in her seat on Xanax, I thought, "OK, I will stick with my Zohar." I become quite religious when I fly.

The hotel was beautiful and I was so excited to be away. The first night was fun and we all had a good time. It was funny seeing Lisa telling Brandi to get her hands off Ken. Lisa handled it better than I would have. Haha!

On the beach the next day, Lisa and I were both surprised to hear Taylor call us and say she left Russell. Taylor had said many times that she should leave but never had until this point. . This was the first I had ever heard her say they really were done. All of us were relieved. Some of the group doubted she would stick to it and end up going back to Russell. I knew this was something that had to be done for both Taylor and Kennedy.

The next day Kim finally arrived! At this point I was feeling that she had already missed a lot of the fun. I never saw her all day until dinner that night. When Kim and Ken showed up and acted like it was just any other day. I was beyond frustrated. I expected her to explain what happened (truthfully) and or apologize. It wasn't like it was a secret. The entire group knew what was going on. Kim likes to brush things under the carpet. I like to put them on the table. The reason I need to do that with my sister is if we don't address what is bothering us, it builds up and then our relationship becomes very passive aggressive -- as you witnessed in Season 1. I wanted my sister to just be honest -- not just about Hawaii but about everything. Mauricio has never had an argument with Kim before, but he has witnessed my hurt and frustration and felt compelled to say something.

A lot of you tweeted me asking why Kim called him Maurice instead of Mauricio. . . that was not a dig. Some people do call him that. Both my sisters do and my Mom did as well. Some family and friends also call him Moe (just to clarify).

Anyway, I knew I wasn't going to get anywhere with Kim that night and had resolved to let it go and just have fun on our trip. However, when Kim kept us waiting again the next morning, I was embarrassed. It's different when it's your sister. If it had been a friend I wouldn't have felt the same. After waiting in the bus and then trying to get her out of her room, we had been waiting almost an hour. I felt a combination of frustration, sadness, and guilt that she would be missing another beautiful day in Hawaii. We DID have fun and laughed a lot that day. I was happy once I got past the guilt of seeing my sister at the dock.

On our way to dinner that night we had barely spoken. She stayed near Ken and laughed with the girls but never mentioned the boat or barely seeing any of us on what was supposed to be Mauricio's birthday party. At dinner, I could no longer pretend everything was OK. Ken wasn't helping matters either. I didn't trust him and felt he was not a positive influence on my sister. He knew I didn't care for him and made sure I knew he felt the same about me. No love lost there.

I was very worried about my sister and didn't care what he thought about me. I know I seem overly emotional at times regarding my sister but I had been keeping a lot inside. We already put so much of our lives out there but I felt certain things were a private family matter. However, not for long. . .

Until next week. . .

XO , KYLE
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Kyle: This Was Brandi's Master Plan

Kyle believes Brandi has purposefully been driving a wedge between her and her sister.

After dropping Alexia off at college, I wanted to distract myself by spending time with friends and laughing. I thought a day at a spa with the girls would be fun. All was good until the wine tasting! The wine tasting was an absolute mistake. The hotel was going to set up a day for us. I didn't know many of the details, except that we would have massages and be eating lunch there. Kim has always maintained that she is fine being around others drinking at social events. However, being put into a situation where we are supposed to be interacting, like a wine tasting where she couldn't even participate, felt awful. I never would have intentionally put Kim in that situation. In fact, I offered to leave but Kim insisted she was fine. We didn't stay long and got out of there.


I had been looking forward to poker night, because I really like Eileen and wanted to get to know her better. Besides, I had never played poker before and thought it would be fun to learn.

Eileen's home is lovely. Brandi's rude comments about Eileen's home were uncalled for. You would think after throwing the wine at Eileen she would be bending over backwards to be nice to her.

Almost from the moment we started playing poker, things were extremely uncomfortable. I could see Kim was "off" but wasn't quite sure how to handle the situation.
One thing that was very clear to me in watching this is that Brandi is not my friend. Never has been. I have tried to give her the benefit of the doubt but always kept her at arms' length. To see her pretending to be friends with me in the car ride to Eileen's and then turning on me made things abundantly clear to me. Brandi can't be a friend to anyone. Including my sister.


Brandi clearly has been driving a wedge between my sister and me, which seems to have been her master plan from the beginning.

Her comments about me always being jealous of Kim's career couldn't be further from the truth. That is not how we were raised. My mom always taught us that any success the three of had ( Kathy, Kim, and Kyle) was a "feather in all our caps."

As a child, you aren't thinking of your "career." In fact, often I would hate that I had to work, because I would be missing something like a friend's birthday party. Brandi pretending she knows us, our history, or anything about our relationship is hurtful and frustrating. She is a new person in our lives whom we have no history with. She makes these comments to be mean and cause Kim to question her relationship with me. Apparently it's working.

What Brandi was calling jealousy was actually concern. Perhaps Brandi always assuming everyone is jealous is her projecting.

I went to the bathroom and Kim followed me in. Brandi seems to not have even wanted Kim to come to the bathroom to talk to me.

I whispered for obvious reasons, but Kim directly talked about what was going on with her that night. Kim told me she had taken a pill because she had been in pain. I was disappointed but felt she was being more open than in the past. At the very least, it was a situation we could deal with, because she was communicating openly about what was happening. We hugged and left the bathroom, and I thought everything was OK between us. My sister has been under a lot of pressure taking care of her ex-husband, Monty. If she had slipped, it would have been understandable, and the fact that we had talked about it made me feel better. Next thing I know Kim says to me "thanks for doing that," says she is leaving, and is clearly upset with me.

Kim being mad at me made no sense, which made me more concerned for the situation and her well-being. I wanted to pull her away from everyone to speak privately but Brandi wasn't allowing us to, as though she somehow needed to "protect" my sister from me, when clearly my sister needed a loved one to make sure she was OK (which is why she followed me into the bathroom). Brandi was putting her arm up and blocking me from being able to talk to my sister. Many things are going through my head at this point: Concern for my sister and for our relationship that we have worked so hard on and the fear that a manageable (yet concerning) situation might spiral out of control, because one person seemed to be using it to her advantage in a dangerous way. 

I was extremely frustrated that this person, who is not family or anyone I consider close, is keeping me from my sister. She put her arm up to block me, and I first said, "Please don't do that." I then pushed her arm down to stop her from blocking me from Kim. As Kim was leaving and Brandi was walking out with her and blocking me, I pulled her arm back to stop her from keeping Kim and me apart.

It is very clear to me that Brandi takes advantage of Kim when she is at her most vulnerable and wants her to believe that she is the only one that cares or understands her.

Kyle Richards

I simply wanted to get to my sister out of concern. The last person I wanted Kim with was a drunk Brandi.

Watching Kim and Brandi talking outside it is very clear to me that Brandi takes advantage of Kim when she is at her most vulnerable and wants her to believe that she is the only one that cares or understands her. Brandi also is using my sister to look like she is taking care of Kim and distracting us from Brandi's own obvious issues.

This was the end of Brandi's and my "friendship." And the beginning of another bumpy road in Kim's and my relationship.

Until next week...
Thanks for watching.
XO,
Kyle

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