So as the sun sets on the Hills of Beverly, the shade is cast in my direction.
It has been so hurtful, so I decided not to watch as I have no interest having lived through it once. But I encourage you to watch closely as some delusional characters play out this exhausting scenario.
I have a second-hand account as to what you have seen, but my memories and experience can see me through.
Ken vociferously defends me and was sickened by the situation as he had been the recipient of tearful phone calls from Dubai. He had no understanding of the depths of aggression and nastiness that had transpired--how relentless they were--but previously he warned me not to engage with LR a few months ago...In his infinite wisdom...
In all the moments you have witnessed ,prior to the sharp turn this story had taken, not once, ever, was it indicated that I had encouraged her to speak of Munchausen. ED even brought it to YF's attention the first time we met EJ saying LR felt bad about it.
No mention of Kyle or me, not even a hint until much later as the negativity towards me gathered momentum propelled by ED. The first accusation LR leveled at me was how I had "manipulated" her into shopping in Amsterdam. That was laughable at the time, because that was all she could manifest, then came the idea that she could absolve herself from blame with this notion, that she was innocent regarding her actions towards Yolanda. I do believe she even accused Yolanda of being the biggest manipulator of all, strident accusations proffered from a confused mind.
What is LR suggesting? She had come up with this theory, through some friend of hers, or her hairdresser she now says, and she brought it up publicly. Now when she read that from her phone, Kyle and I were uncomfortable with the situation, and I do believe I said as much. If I had been urging her to suggest that, there is no way in hell she wouldn't have said as much, as I remarked "I don't think we should be talking about this."
If you had been pressured, coerced into exposing this, I am sure it would be totally unacceptable for you to eagerly read this from a phone, of your own volition, and Kyle and I NOT to nod in agreement. I realize now that ED arrived later to my house and asked what we were talking about...Mmmmm, I now have a better understanding of the situation and that those two talk all the time, and I am sure before it was brought to the forefront, especially if her hairdresser had initiated the discussion, LR must have chewed the fat with ED first. She would not run to my house and expose it if it had not been discussed between them...obviously.
What I don't understand is if someone is apparently so easily manipulated, inferring you can stick your hand up their arse and wiggle them like a puppet, why wouldn't Soapy have said to Sudsy that maybe the munchausesn theory wasn't such a good one? Couldn't she, as her best friend, maybe have manipulated her into zipping her over-inflated lips closed. I do believe Rinna is a puppet--just not mine.
We are supposedly mature women. I would be embarrassed to ever insinuate that I would speak on somebody's behalf. That I reached 50-something and I was a woman with children who had been in the public eye for years but still a mouthpiece on subjects I didn't validate.
Kyle has already stated in her blog that LR should stop deflecting and own her actions. I also am baffled by the aggressive stance in regard to Kim. Kim has battled her demons and dealt with it the best way she knows how, enduring a long stint in treatment. To speak so unkindly of her all season resonates and speaks volumes.
What is a little befuddling is we are all aware that Yolanda categorically had Lyme disease, never understood the way she repeatedly posted pictures and sick selfies, but that was the way she dealt with it. Munchausen is when you create a sickness, so that theory was irrelevant.
Erika apparently joins forces with them, which is a shame. I barely knew her, and she was already incredibly negative in her opinion of me. Which was hard to fathom for sure, as I had only been generous in regard to her and Tom. These women joined our group, a group that over the last six years has been fun to watch, and they attack.
So I bid you farewell as the curtain drops on the final act. Some may take a bow as they have executed their plan and can live with their choices, their choice to attempt to discredit and annihilate a friend, who I am resolute in the fact, has been extraordinarily supportive in some dark times, that we have witnessed...
Times when violence has transpired, insidiously aggressive texts have been sent, were all swept aside as the friendship superseded her actions, and I turned a blind eye. Because that is what you do in moments of doubt. You don't doubt your friend.
No longer am I blind, I have seen all I need to. I have complete clarity in regard to their ambitious agenda, their agenda to isolate me from the group, and they have been successful in their endeavor. ED, well I didn't know her, but LR saddens me...I lament the light-hearted banter we used to enjoy, and I am still mystified how a friendship can be so disposable...
The positivity I see is the fact that some friendships have been strengthened. I have enjoyed Kathryn, who has been immensely supportive, Kyle and I remain close, and obviously LR and ED are inseparable and I think perfect for each other.
I am thankful for your indomitable support. It has seen me through this nightmare.
I thank you and bid you all a good week...
Remember my tag line...I am passionate about dogs...You know the rest.
Thank you for watching.