Lisa Vanderpump is infuriated with the dynamic of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and is admitting she is contemplating walking away from the show she has been on since the first season. In a shocking new interview, Vanderpump says that if her co-stars continue to make the show a “bitch fest” then she will not return next season.
When RadarOnline asked if she wants to stay, Lisa admitted: “I don’t know right now I have to be honest. It is a tough season for me. I have got a lot going on. If it becomes about a bitch fest then it is not something I signed up for; but if it becomes about documenting my life, which is the show I signed up for and having fun and supporting women that is something I want to do.” Adding, “But the way the show was in the end, the last episodes, that is not something I would care to repeat.”
With rumor after rumor of who’s being fired and who’s signed on, Lisa reveals nobody is yet. “I am not signed on and I don’t know whether I am staying and don’t think any of us do right now,” she admits. “Everyone wants to stay, but I don’t know. I have a lot to consider I am opening a new business, I have Vanderpump Rules and let’s see if they both get picked up and let Bravo make the decision and offer and see where we go from there.”
Speaking to Radar, Lisa made it clear she blames Brandi for her TV battles and unease of coming back to the show. “I didn’t like the fact that just because Brandi says it, doesn’t mean it is true,” Lisa says. “She pulls things out of her butt and said things like ‘Oh she is bankrupt’. I have never filed bankruptcy. No I didn’t. That hurt my business and my integrity. Not that there is anything wrong with being bankrupt.”
“She said I lied about where you lived and that I was living in a house in Calabasas. No I wasn’t. There is nothing wrong with Calabasas but I didn’t live there. You cannot makes things up and it went on. I lost respect for her,” Lisa says. “She is a loose cannon. in friendship you cannot think there are no ramifications, but there are consequences and you have to take responsibility for what you say.”
Despite one of the hardest seasons to date, Lisa says the show is NOT staged. “I don’t think there has ever been pressure on us to create drama. I have been one of the original Housewives and our pay goes up according to how many years you have stayed on,” she explains. And when asked if she believes her co-stars are swayed to create drama, she responded, “I don’t think they hold it like a carrot in front of a donkey otherwise that would open the doors to everything. I think Bravo keep on who the audience wants to see.”
But one thing is for sure. Lisa’s emotions are real.
“I don’t think I deal with it any differently off camera to on. I left Puerto Rico in the middle of the night in tears and I have done 120 episodes and I am a strong woman but when you have four against one, it is too much. I did leave in tears,” she says. “I cried tears I am not someone who breaks down and is crying through every interview that is not me. But this season it is too much. But when they all get together. I don’t like it and I don’t support it, I wouldn’t let my children do it and I wouldn’t do it.”
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