'Tis the season' to bring back the drama for the ladies on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills! The new season is in full swing and with Kim Richards' return on the horizon, costar Lisa Vanderpump opened up to RadarOnline.com about what fans can expect.
"Kim is looking really, really good right now," Vanderpump told Radar. "She was thriving when we filmed with her and she was sober. That was wonderful."
However, that is a 180 from this time last year, when the entire cast ganged up on 46-year-old housewife Kyle Richards for defending her sister's sobriety. In the end, Kyle learned that Kim had lied to her too.
But according to Vanderpump, who was caught in the middle of the battle over Kim's lies, the reunion with her this season was "good but intense. Very intense."
"I was happy that she was doing okay and you know what? I give her a lot of credit. I respect her more now because of this."
"The fact that she took the time to focus her energy on her sobriety and health rather than on a reality television show is great," Vanderpump told Radar while receiving the Ukares Positive Impact Award at A Very British Winter Wonderland alongside British screen legend Joan Collins on Dec. 10.
"I don't know why we are dealing with more of the same drama from last season," Vanderpump added. "The drama follows us around. It always will."
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