Create a free profile to get unlimited access to exclusive videos, sweepstakes, and more!
They say distance makes the heart grow fonder. And longtime pals Brandi Glanville and Kristen Taekman seem to live up to that age-old motto. However, they also don't look like they are letting distance keep them apart for long. While they are Housewives on separate coasts, the East Coast/West Coast besties recently hung out with each other while Kristen was in sunny Los Angeles.
Of course, their choice to hangout isn't as random as it might seem. As the legend goes, Kristen and Brandi, already on The Real Housewives of Beverly hills, were pals long before the former decided to join RHONY this season. It was Brandi who introduced Kristen to Andy Cohen and the rest is, as they say, history.
So, it should probably come as no surprise that earlier this year, Kristen called Brandi "the best girlfriend you could ask for."
Now that her debut season on RHONY has wrapped, Kristen is growing comfortable with her newfound Bravolebrity. Of getting recognized in the street by fans, she told New York magazine's the Cut blog, "I never thought it would happen, but it does all the time. I’m super-chatty, so someone will come up for a picture and we’ll start talking. Suddenly, ten minutes have gone by and I realize that I should probably walk away. A few weeks ago, I was walking down the subway platform and someone taps me on the shoulder. I’m turning around, and without even thinking I was going to say, 'Yes, you can take a picture.' The woman goes, 'Is this the uptown train?' That put everything into perspective. I was very happy to give that woman directions.
•Kristen Taekman: Brandi Helped Me Become a Housewife
•Kristen Taekman: 11 Fun Facts About RHONY's New Star
•New Housewife Kristen Taekman: I Have Nothing to Hide
•Kristen on Surviving Her First Season
•RHONY Reunion: The Best Dressed Star Revealed!
The Daily Dish is your source for all things Bravo, from behind-the-scenes scoop to breaking news, exclusive interviews, photos, original videos, and, oh, so much more. Subscribe to The Daily Dish podcast, join our Facebook group, and follow us on Instagram for the latest news hot off the presses. Sign up to become a Bravo Insider and be the first to get exclusive extras.