Kathryn Edwards Thinks Some of Her CoStars Need to Let Things Go

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Kathryn Edwards is taking to her blog to share her thoughts on this week’s episode of RHOBH. Edwards thinks some of her costars should agree to disagree and let the drama go and it’s interesting to see whose side she takes. Check out what she had to say below.

“Oh boy…this episode was full of excitement and new adventures, exactly what we went to Dubai for…well almost. I would rather have had more Arabian nights and less quarreling nights but that wasn’t to be the case.
Anyway, here we go…

It started off so nice. Lisa R. and I decided to pamper ourselves at the spa. There was no drama, we talked a little, laughed a little and enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere. I would have loved any of the other activities that the ladies chose, but the spa seemed perfect, and I was so happy to relax.

Watching the exchange between Eileen and Lisa R. at the hotel before we left made me question a few things. Eileen tells Lisa R. that Erika didn’t like the word “enraged” and Eileen, rightfully in my opinion, says that she thinks the word was a bit big for the actual feeling with regard to Yolanda having lunch with Kim and Brandi. Eileen decides that the word “upset” is more suited to what Lisa R. was actually feeling. Clearly Lisa R. is colorful, she talks with highly descriptive words that sound bigger than the actual situation or moment requires, but that’s who she is. We all know that.

My questions is this: How does Eileen decide when Lisa R. is over-exaggerating and dramatic or when it’s real and honest? One minute it’s “big talk” coming from Lisa R. that’s pretty harmless, and the next minute it’s honesty and truth. Hell, I can’t tell. Lisa R. says Lisa V. is “directional” one minute and the next minute she calls her a “manipulator.” Clearly Eileen prefers the word manipulator because then she doesn’t look like the only “A-hole.”

Hmm, seems to me that there’s more than one manipulator in the group if those are the terms for handing out that label. Maybe Lisa R. just needs to say “no” to the people who want to direct her and have her do the dirty work…When does accountability take effect? Stay tuned to this subject, because it’s far from over. Ugh!

Finally, on to some fun.
What a dichotomy to drive through the city of Dubai with all of the beautiful architecture and high rises to the sand dunes and vast open sky…absolutely gorgeous!
So, here we are…the falcon show with the sun setting was picture perfect. I’m was so happy to have captured those photos of us to remember this trip.
Our Arabian nights dinner was special, too. There was so much to take in…the henna lady, the camel milk, the camel meat…I will try almost any type of food once. Having grown up in Wisconsin, I have eaten venison, wild turkey, elk, etc…

I WON”T ever eat domesticated animals, but I eat beef, poultry, lamb, fish (trying to stop pork,) and now I can say I’ve tried camel. I won’t have it again, but I felt like we should be receptive to the culture, and that’s why I took a bite. Life is for living and experiencing (almost) everything once.

I was excited for the Souk market. I’ve been to one of the best ones in Istanbul, so I was hoping that Dubai would have a nice one, too. Umm, yikes! Holy cockroach hell! There’s two things that send me to the moon: that’s a cockroach or a moth. I can’t help it…I’m not afraid of spiders or snakes, but a roach will make me run like a chicken! It’s a shame, because that salmon colored kaftan was nice. Too bad we didn’t get to Abu Dhabi…I heard the souk market there is great!
All and all we had a nice time, and we had some great laughs.

Okay, so now it gets confusing for me. Lunch at Nobu…Kyle says she knows that Lisa V. tried to implicate her with the Munchausen thing. We all saw Lisa R. bring the “Munchausen” word to Lisa V. and Kyle.

Lisa Rinna clearly introduced that word to the group. Why would Lisa V. want to take Kyle down if neither Kyle or Lisa V. have any guilt in where the word came from? I asked Kyle how that made her feel, because I didn’t really believe that was the case…Could it have been a miscommunication? Then Kyle co-signed on it. OK…now I’m really confused. Do friends do this? The bottom line for me is this: If Kyle is okay with it, then that’s up to her. I don’t want to determine friendships for others. If Kyle knows what it is and doesn’t have a problem, then it doesn’t concern me. I’ll watch the behavior and take it in to account, but it’s not my bone to pick, so I choose to stay out of it.

The beach dinner:
It was fun watching Erika get ready every night. The glam squad is amazing! I’d walk over to her room and watch Mikey, Scott and Frank create a new look. It’s fun! It’s luxury! And I don’t blame Erika for bringing them with.

Hell, that’s a major treat to not have to worry about wardrobe, hair or makeup. That’s what being wrapped in cash is!

But honestly, I have to say the best part was that Erika and I connected. We had fun. It was great having her as a roommate.

So we made it to the beach…we all needed a drink because we knew what was coming. Gulp.

It felt like an accosting to me once we were all seated and the conversation began. Lisa R. and Eileen came to dinner with nothing other than wanting to make Lisa V. fly the white flag. That’s how it felt sitting there. Munchausen Schmunchausen, manipulation/deflection, lies/apologies. It bothered me that Eileen and Lisa R. wanted to make such a big deal about something that Kyle had no issue with.

Kyle said it, she said she didn’t care if Lisa V. made the comment to Rinna…Why isn’t that enough for them?

Kyle and Lisa V. said that they love each other and are good with their friendship…good enough for me.

I may not understand the nature with regard to that topic, but there are a lot of relationships that have quirks, who are any of us to judge their friendship?
People could ask the same question about other friendships in the group…oh, wait a minute, they did.

Clearly Lisa R. isn’t budging, she swears she’s telling the truth, Lisa V. swears she’s telling the truth, too, so let’s call it a truce and move on, right? HA! Never!

Eileen is upset about the “affair” word…I get it. It bothers her. She’s entitled to feel that way, those are her feelings…that’s fair. I would never take that away from her, and she wants to be heard. So, she wanted an apology. She got one in the Hamptons, she got one at Lisa V.’s house and maybe somewhere else I don’t remember.

Eileen doesn’t feel the apologies are sincere. Problem is, it’s starting to feel like Eileen is brow beating Lisa V. for the elusive half-assed apology that she’s never going to get…and now it’s morphed into the fact that Lisa V. can’t or won’t apologize properly or even understands that she offended Eileen.

Here’s my take on it:
Lisa V. doesn’t see it the same way as Eileen does. Lisa V. isn’t apologizing for the “affair” word because she wasn’t trying to hurt Eileen. I do think it’s cultural…Certain words carry a bigger weight in different countries and cultures. I think Lisa V. used the “A” word without considering that it would be viewed as offensive to Eileen.

If Lisa V. was taking a pot shot at Eileen, then shame on Lisa V., but at this point I feel like Eileen has to let it go because they aren’t getting anywhere and it only feels destructive at this point. When do you stop asking for an apology that you’re not going to get? And when do you get over trying to make Lisa V. feel sorry for something that she isn’t sorry for?

All of the talk about the subject has brought more attention to exactly what Eileen didn’t want discussed. Seems counter-productive in so many ways. This friendship is going to hell in a hand basket, and it doesn’t have to.

I think Erika and I were lost. We both looked at each several times with wonderment as to what was going on. The subjects were all over the place, and no one was owning anything. Don’t fret, viewers. All of this wonderful Arabian drama isn’t over yet. It was a beautiful night that ended in tears. What a shame.

I’ve never gone to sleep the night before my birthday dreading what the day would bring but still trying to be optimistic. There’s a first for everything…I wished Donnie was with me.

As always, ending on a positive note:
We are fortunate to have many types of people in our lives. I’ve always believed that people fit into one of three categories: a reason, a season or a lifetime. All of them are gifts…a lesson, a great memory or a history of life-long love. All of them provide goodness, it’s our choice to recognize it.”

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32 Replies to “Kathryn Edwards Thinks Some of Her CoStars Need to Let Things Go”

  1. Hmmmm! I don’t know what to say about Kathryn. Oh yes it doesn’t matter as she is leaving anyway. Has that been confirmed?

  2. LOL exactly, Bonnie Suze. Has it been confirmed yet?! I’m up late (another restless leg nite) and you are up early. And I’m hoping all goes very well today for you, my sweet friend. You’re in my thoughts and prayers, Ms. Moneypenny ❣❌⭕️❣⭕️❌

    1. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Restless leg is awful have you tried Epsom salts in your bath as hot as you can cope withand straight into bed. I will let you all know later still three hrs to go!

    2. Miss Moneypenney, My rheumatologist recommended Quinine water & it has totally helped me, plus it is nice tasting. That pain is so bad, it keeps one up. Pray you get relief.

      1. Thankyou (((Starr)))! Thank you everybody for all these great ideas, I’ve not tried pickle juice yet which I love as long as it’s sour and I adore vinegar! Of course mustard too. I will glurp down a tablespoon of each tonite before bedtime, I’ll let you know 😉

        1. I enjoyed the pickle juice so much, but suffered even more as it did some damage to the lining of the esophageous—so it was back to the quinine water for me. Don’t dare try the mustard for fear of the outcome. But I DEFINITELY HOPE THEY HELP YOU, Miss M.

  3. I have, honey, but my tub is so small or I’m too fat I can’t submerge my whole upper half and it’s frustrating. I still go in it occasionally but I need it every nite! We need a hot tub! We had one outside but O was tired to go out there in the freezing cold so we gave it away.

    (((((Suze Suze Suze))))). ❌❣⭕️❌❣⭕️

    1. Oh that’s horrible! I also do Pilates exercises for it while I am laying in bed, have you tried that? If not I will send you a link! Xo I don’t believe for a second you are too fat!

      1. I do exercise in bed, yes! But the reason I come back downstairs is so I don’t disturb hubby, he shouldn’t have to be jostled out of bed with my stuff. I’m okay not complaining honest. I’m so used to this it’s been this way for so long. Besides I’d miss all the good action on these here boards. 😉 and yes I am too fat. I eat too many sweets! II gained 30 lbs over the years 🙁

    2. I don’t have restless leg but I do get Charley horses at night. I have tried everything until a friend told me to take a tablespoon of mustard. The cramp disappeared within minutes but the mustard gagged me. I looked at the ingredients and one of them was magnesium. I went to the drug store and bought a bottle. I take one every day and haven’t had a crap for the last 6 months.

      1. Bee I am laughing so hard, I was going to ask what Charlie’s horses are but that disapeared when I saw your last sentence! You said you hadn’t had a ‘crap’ for six months! Best comment today! Love you Xoxoxoxox I take magnesium for restless leg it’s great! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

        1. LOLOLOL Me too! Bee too funnyyyy lol

          I take a calcium manganese tablet daily and a magnisium tab a day 🙁 still… It just happens during a flare mostly.

          1. I thnk you need a new bathtub maybe you could pop one in your bedroom, seems to be quite trendy here I prefer the bathroom but if it’s only a small room then you have to look elsewhere.

        1. Skeptic I take them as well. I had never heard Charlie’s horses before until Bee mentioned it. I also never thought about my husband taking magnesium because his cramps are horrendous. Only ice eases them. I am in UK so maybe that’s why I hadn’t heard he expression! Xo

      2. I got terrible cramps in my legs every night! My physician said take magnesium. Yes! Years of suffering because I didn’t ask the right question!

        1. Magnesium didn’t help me with the cramps or the restless leg. I guess different people are lacking different vitamins or minerals in them. It’s such a bummer, too, because we could all get rid of those awful leg things with one thing! I ordered this stuff for cramps that was some garlic thing. OMFG. Just the smell was so bad. I did try it, and I can swallow red cider vinegar too, but no such luck with that stuff. it must have been rancid garlic they put in my bottle. AND, it didn’t work! 🙂

  4. Who cares if Eileen feels “victimized” by hearing the word “affair,” when that’s what it actually was and that’s what she actually did and that’s what she and her creepy husband actually unfairly and sneakily made others pay a heavy price for. LVP needs to tell entitled Homewrecker Eileen to f*** off!

    About Lisa R., what on earth does she mean with all her crazy blubbering about how she’s “Not going down alone?” Going down FROM WHO? So Yolanda scolded her. Yolanda did also scold LVP and Kyle. That’s all, and it’s been over for many months. So boring, really.

    Also, if any of these ladies really are such ninnies that LVP can control their thoughts and actions then they really need residential care for such severe mental deficiencies.

  5. I am frankly amazed that Kathryn made as much sense as she did. Just one thing…people are allowed their feelings and opinions and they are also allowed to react to their own feelings and opinions in any intelligent manner they choose…it is not up to any of us to say differently. That is then our feeling and opinion, and no longer theirs. I still stand behind Lisa R.’s right to have her opinions and to voice those opinions if she so chooses. Eileen, on the other hand, voiced her opinion that she required an apology from LVP, she got that apology (several times), and she is still not happy. That is when others, in my opinion, have a right to say ‘enough already!’

  6. At this point, she’s right, Eileen seems more like the manipulator than anyone else. It’s kinda of ridiculous that anyone in their 40s can claim to being manipulated when they could just keep their trap shut and say no.

  7. I have not been a fan of Katherine but here she makes sense. Lisa R and ED have been called boring since day 1 and I think they won’t let this crap go because they want to keep their jobs. Both women are disgusting.

    1. It’s an ugly case of projection, Aunt Bee. They’re accusing her of doing of what they’re doing themselves, if not worse and more so. I haven’t seen any secret behind the hand convos like Eileen has with Lisa R. Talk about manipulation!

  8. Love Kathryn. She is a straight shooter & thinks for herself. Can’t stand Yo, Erika, Eileen, & LR. I hoe they are gone next season. They do exactly what they accuse LVP of doing, only they are much worse.

  9. I am close to 60 years old. I have had people in my life try to manipulate me and have seen what they are doing and not allowed it. How are these women so f’ing stupid they don’t realize they are being manipulated or directed Bunch of dummies.

    1. Me too, Skeptic. And a lot of the time, once they saw I wasn’t up for it, they backed off and we remained friends. It must have to do with the way they needed to be with their family, or something. But it’s about accepting and waiting for more than one slightly negative encounter for me. These ladies, not so much !! 🙂

  10. I enjoyed the pickle juice so much, but suffered even more as it did some damage to the lining of the esophageous—so it was back to the quinine water for me. Don’t dare try the mustard for fear of the outcome. But I DEFINITELY HOPE THEY HELP YOU, Miss M.

    1. Oh no Starr.!! Ouch! And I was just logging on to say that by gum, the pickle juice and mustard WORKED. I sipped down 3 ounces of that wonderful briny elixir and a big honky glop of fine American Frenches ballpark mustard and my legs settled right down. I could not believe it. So now you’re saying that this could aggravate my already at risk esophogus !? I have GERD. I take meds for it so I’m not stopping this new and amazing treatment until my lining says so. xo

      1. Starr get the pills from the drugstore. I gagged on the mustard even though I like it on a sandwich with my ballpark franks.

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