Kyle Richards is ready to reign victorious on the upcoming season of The New Celebrity Apprentice. And The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills mom knows exactly why she'll be able to defeat her competition, which includes The Real Housewives of Atlanta's Porsha Williams, as well as Boy George, and Bravo After Hours host Carrie Keagan. You see, for her, it's all about homefield advantage now that the show has changed locations from the concrete jungle of New York City to the sunny shores of Los Angeles.
"I'm an Angeleno, born and raised here, so I think I have a bit of a heads up when we have to navigate through this town," Kyle told Extra about the new season, which premieres on January 2 with new host Arnold Schwarzenegger taking the reins from Donald Trump. Other contenders include Laila Ali, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Eric Dickerson, Matt Iseman, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy alum Carson Kressley, Lisa Leslie, Jon Lovitz, Vince Neil, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Chael Sonnen, and Ricky Williams.
And while we're sure the competition will be fierce to watch (and we can't wait to see if Kyle is right about how she'll shake out), from the sounds of it the celebs were able to have some fun. "Kyle and I became fast friends, and one night we ended up taking Porsha [Williams] out on the town while we were filming, which ended up being an awesome night," Carrie recently told us via email about filming the series. "We hit up PUMP for a few drinks and then Lisa Vanderpump and Ken [Todd] offered to give us a lift to our next spot. CRAZY!! So we piled into the back of her Rolls[-Royce], having to sit on each other’s laps to make room for [Lisa's dogs] Giggy and [Schnooky], who were also riding with us."
But the antics didn't end there. The girls' night also included grabbing some food at another beloved Bravoleb hotspot. "Then, we had dinner at Craig’s where we ended up sitting next to [singer] James Blunt," Carrie added. "RIDICULOUSLY FUN!"
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