Has Lisa Vanderpump finally had enough?
During an interview at her new restaurant, the Vanderpump Cocktail Garden in Las Vegas, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star opened up about the “hurt” she still feels after enduring an emotional ninth season with her co-stars.
“After 380 episodes sometimes you have got to say – okay enough,” Lisa told the Daily Mail last Thursday. “I think we all get to a point where we need a break at some time. But I think I have got another 10 days before I start filming Vanderpump Rules again – so not too much of a break.”
“Unfortunately this season in Housewives it just became too much for me, where I was in my life at the time, personal things I was dealing with I did not cope so well,” Lisa said, citing the 2018 death of her brother, Mark Vanderpump.
“I was not as ready to take on maybe what Housewives entailed. I just floundered,” she continued. “I opened Tom Tom, I brought that to fruition, I was working hard on this. We were working hard with our philanthropy with our dogs. We are opening a sanctuary in China. We had a lot of things going on. I lost my only sibling, I was doing Vanderpump Rules – I am an [Executive Producer] on that. There was a lot going on.”
As Vanderpump attempted to maintain her restaurant empire and her animal rights efforts while coping with the loss of her only sibling, she believes she was treated “unfair” and slammed her co-stars for continuing to come “at [her].”
“It just became too much really,” she added.
While Lisa didn’t come right out to say she was leaving The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, she did speak of life after Bravo TV.
“Being a restaurateur, business woman and philanthropist is paramount to me. So I will continue to do that after Housewives because that is what I do,” she shared.
In other RHOBH news, Kyle Richards recently spoke out about her relationship with her castmates, as she revealed that the cast got closer after Lisa stopped filming with them during season nine.
“I have to say, the cast really sort of bonded over everything that’s happened with Lisa. I became a lot closer with all of the women,” said Kyle to Newsweek, as she added that her friendship with Teddi Mellencamp, which Camille Grammer recently referred to as “creepy,” has gotten better.
“Teddi and I are very very close,” continued Kyle. “But I have to say the cast overall, our relationship has gone to a deeper level and we’ve gained a lot more trust with each other, so that’s been really nice to have.”
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