October 14, 2021 12:05AM EDT
HollywoodLife precocious caught up with Kyle Richards, who revealed that the ‘RHOBH’ formed ‘really had to spell successful hard’ connected Erika Jayne during the ‘uncomfortable’ reunion.
Part 1 of the four-part Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion has travel and gone — and nary astonishment here, but it brought the drama. Andy Cohen began to prod Erika Jayne astir ex-husband Tom‘s ineligible troubles and alleged affairs, ending connected a cliffhanger astir Erika’s faithfulness. Ahead of the premiere, HollywoodLife caught up with Kyle Richards to sermon the reunion. Per the RHOBH star, the formed “had to spell successful hard” connected Erika, nary substance however awkward.
“I deliberation the information that it’s 4 parts speaks volumes,” Kyle, 52, told HL astatine the Wacoal and Susan G. Komen Foundation Luncheon successful West Hollywood connected October 13. “A batch of questions get answered. Andy truly had to spell successful hard connected Erika. He had to. We had to. We each knew helium had to. Even astatine times, it was precise uncomfortable. It’s ever awkward, but adjacent sometimes I was like, ‘Oh my gosh. This is truly awkward.'”
One of the revelations laid retired successful the archetypal episode connected Wednesday was that Erika’s lawyers advised her to discontinue the amusement amid mounting ineligible troubles stemming from the suit filed against Tom past year. The erstwhile lawyer and his steadfast person been accused of embezzling colony funds from their erstwhile clients, the families of victims who were killed successful a 2018 level crash.
Erika told Andy she declined to quit, “because I person thing to hide. And they said, ‘You know, this crap tin get flipped astir connected you.'” She elaborated, “Everything tin beryllium parsed, twisted, turned and yes, perchance utilized against you. Whether it is existent oregon not, it astir doesn’t adjacent substance astatine this point.” While Erika admitted that she considered quitting, she said she wanted to “honor her commitment.”
More so, Erika and Tom person been accused of orchestrating a “sham” divorcement to support their assets amid the lawsuit. Confronting these allegations had been “uncomfortable” indeed, but Kyle assured HL that fans volition beryllium “very satisfied” with the remaining 3 parts. “Otherwise they wouldn’t person been capable to marque 4 episodes!” she quipped.
Following the premiere of portion 1 connected Wednesday, Variety confirmed reports that Season 12 is acceptable to statesman production soon. It’s unclear who volition return, but Kyle did tease her ain destiny to HL astatine the luncheon. “All good things have to come to an end,” she said. “I don’t cognize erstwhile that time’s going to be, but erstwhile it does come to an end, I volition beryllium highly sad. These radical are my family. Then the header is, ‘Kyle volition locomotion away.’ I didn’t accidental that I’m walking distant close now! We haven’t signed immoderate contracts yet for Season 12, but we’ll see.”
Until then, Kyle volition beryllium devoting her clip to causes important to her, including championing bosom crab consciousness with Wacoal and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. “I mislaid my parent to bosom crab and it’s truly important to maine to usage my level to bring consciousness to bosom cancer,” Kyle said. “I emotion that Wacoal has asked maine to spouse with them and spouse with Susan G. Komen and the information that they bash this lawsuit doubly a year, the Fit for the Cure lawsuit doubly a year, wherever they volition springiness $2 for each fitting that they bash with bras.”
“Even if they don’t marque a purchase, they springiness $2 backmost to the Susan G. Komen Foundation which goes to bosom crab research,” she continued. “To me, that’s amazing. I interest astir my children and my nieces. There’s grandchildren now. Wacoal has already fixed $5.8M to the Susan G. Komen Foundation and what they tin bash with that wealth and the probe is immense and tin truly marque specified a difference.”