Lisa Vanderpump Apologizes To Restaurant Customer After Credit Card Tip Scandal

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Oct. 24 2011, Published 11:30 a.m. ET

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By Alexis Tereszcuk

Senior Radar Reporter

The buck stops with Lisa Vanderpump.

As exclusively reported, two dissatisfied customers at her Beverly Hills restaurant Villa Blanca claimed that the amount of the tip they left on their credit card receipt was changed after the fact and when she learned of the situation Lisa said that the waiter was promptly fired.

Now we’ve learned that the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star’s husband Ken T0dd personally contacted one of the customers to apologize for the change.

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“Ken called me and said he was sorry for the charge,” Judy Spires exclusively told “He offered to treat us to a meal at Villa Blanca, compliments of the restaurant,” she said.

“Lisa Vanderpump's number one priority at her restaurants Villa Blanca and Sur has always been customer satisfaction. She cares deeply about her patrons, friends and her community,” her representative said in a statement about the situation to

Judy said that Ken was incredibly nice during their conversation, and that she plans to eat at Villa Blanca as soon as possible. “I imagine that he was sitting there with Giggy the whole time he was talking to me.”

Bravo to Lisa and Ken!


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