04:53 PM EDT 12/05/2013
Originally posted 02/04/2013 02:30PM
Kim Richards is in a good place.
Following a stint in rehab about a year ago, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 48, tells PEOPLE, "It hasn't been easy, but my whole life today is amazing, and I owe it all to my sobriety."
Part of what has contributed to her new outlook is her newly mended relationship with her sister, Kyle.
Originally posted 01/28/2013 03:30PM
Suzanne Somers is lunching with The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills stars Kyle Richards, Lisa Vanderpump and newbie Yolanda Foster in a sneak peek at Monday's episode.
"I just wanted you guys all to meet and I thought it would be fun," Yolanda tells her guests as they dine on her favorite chicken salad at her Malibu home.
And Kyle is impressed. "I'm actually a very big fan of Suzanne Somers's books," she says. "I'm interested in the topics she talks about. She says basically that if you eat the right food and take the right vitamins, you can live forever."
But Lisa isn't as interested in following the 66-year-old Three's Company star's plan for living to the age of 110.
Originally posted 01/09/2013 04:30PM
Anything is possible for Kyle and Kim Richards.
The sisters and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills costars not only learned to dive like Olympians for the Stars in Danger: The High Dive special – which airs on Wednesday (8 p.m. ET) on Fox – but they also mended their relationship, which they thought had no chance of being saved.
"My sister and I had kind of a rough patch over the last couple of years and I thought [High Dive] would be a nice opportunity for Kyle and I to really bond," Kim, 48, told PEOPLE on Wednesday in Pasadena, Calif., during the Television Critics Association's winter tour. "It took us actually a step beyond closer. We're probably the closest we've maybe ever been ... I really didn't see any light at the end of the tunnel."
Originally posted 12/20/2012 06:00AM
Oh, what a night!
New mom Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi enjoyed a night out without baby Lorenzo Tuesday, linking up with Jersey Shore costar Deena Cortese to toast the end of their show at West Hollywood hotspot Bootsy Bellows. But the ladies had some random company, in the form of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards and her friend, Faye Resnick.
The foursome – there with a few other pals – arrived around 11:50 p.m. and went to the club's VIP room before hitting the dance floor – hard. The group busted moves to songs like James Brown's "Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine" and Jackson 5's "I Want You Back" while sipping vodka cocktails (Richards abstained from alcohol).
Once Cortese spotted club owner David Arquette, she told him, "You need to take a picture with the two meatballs. You're the sausage!" So the actor obliged, posing for a shot with Cortese and Polizzi, later seeking them out to entertain them with his Keith Richards marionette.
Resnick and Richards left around 12:30 a.m., at which time Dancing with the Stars pro Derek Hough came over to the Jersey Shore stars to say hello – just as Cortese took a tumble backward and broke a few glasses at her table.
At 1 a.m., Cortese and Polizzi left the VIP room and headed for the main part of the club to enjoy some house music, and ran into Glee star Amber Riley, who joined them at a table for a bit.
Meanwhile, Julianne Hough arrived around 1:15 a.m. (sans boyfriend Ryan Seacrest) and immediately hit the dance floor, grooving to the Spice Girls's "Wannabe" and AC/DC's "Back in Black." But when the DJ spun Dion's classic "Runaround Sue," Derek joined Julianne on the dance floor and the two broke out into a full-on choreographed routine. The dance floor cleared as people cheered them on – especially when Derek fell into the splits (more than once!). Julianne left not long after, around 1:40 a.m., and Cortese and Polizzi slipped out a few minutes (and cocktails) later. – Jennifer Garcia
Originally posted 10/12/2012 03:25PM
Most of Kyle Richards's Real Housewives of Beverly Hills costars don't have a good track record when it comes to keeping their marriages intact while on the show – but Richards is certain her relationship with hubby Mauricio Umansky will not crumble in front of cameras.
"I am like a lion with my family, my cubs," Richards, 43, told PEOPLE at Thursday's grand opening of her Kyle by Alene Too boutique in Beverly Hills.
"I'm very, very, very protective. If I ever felt like something was being affected in any way by the show, I would just walk away in a millisecond," she says.
Adrienne Maloof is the latest cast member who Richards has watched go through a split. The reality star's husband, Dr. Paul Nassif, filed to end their marriage on Aug. 28.
Originally posted 09/21/2012 11:30AM
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills are back, and Adrienne Maloof's divorce drama is poised to take center stage.
Of course, no Housewife worth her salt would allow one woman to take all the glory.
Real estate agent Marisa Zanuck (who's married to movie producer Dean Zanuck) and former model Yolanda H. Foster join Maloof, Brandi Glanville, Kim Richards, Kyle Richards, Lisa Vanderpump and Taylor Armstrong for season 3, which premieres Nov. 5 (9 p.m. ET) on Bravo.
Meanwhile, Camille Grammer may not be an official Housewife per se, though she will appear on the show.
Originally posted 07/26/2012 06:00AM
Kyle Richards was in celebration mode recently, as she opened her own boutique, Kyle by Alene Too, in Beverly Hills.
Joined by fellow Real Housewives of Beverly Hills co-stars Taylor Armstrong and Lisa Vanderpump, Richards's big opening was filmed for their hit Bravo show.
At the lively fête, guests munched on tasty treats from Sweet E's Bake Shop and cocktails from the open bar.
An onlooker tells PEOPLE, "Kyle and her co-stars chatted away and seemed to be in good spirits, while they snacked on cupcakes and cake pops that were decorated like the logo of Kyle's store."
– Dahvi Shira
Originally posted 06/20/2012 06:00AM
Staying loyal to her favorite nail chain to get polished, Vanessa Hudgens came into Nail Garden's Burbank location over the weekend, venturing from her usual Studio City, Calif., location.
Popping into the spot with her mom Gina, younger sister Stella, and an unidentified friend, the group spent the day getting their hands and feet pampered.
"They got mani-pedi spa treatments," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "Vanessa and her pal chatted amongst themselves."
When it came to selecting a nail color, Hudgens and her little sis opted to go matchy-matchy with an orange shade, while her mom went with a gel manicure.
– Jennifer Garcia
Originally posted 06/20/2012 06:00AM
Kyle Richards got her fishy fill when she recently stopped by Koi restaurant in West Hollywood.
Coming out to celebrate the birthday and launch of fellow Bravo TV personality Patti Stanger's new site PattiKnows.com, Richards was offered an array of sushi options, along with pan-seared dumplings and steak skewers, once she mentioned she was "starving."
"Kyle came with [Flipping Out's] Jenni Pulos," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "Kyle didn't walk the pink carpet at the event. She said her husband would be joining her later, but she didn't want to wait for him, so she and Jenni were immediately seated at a V.I.P. booth. Her husband never ended up coming."
As the ladies sipped on white wine, Richards's fellow Real Housewives of Beverly Hills costars Lisa Vanderpump and her hubby Ken Todd joined the gals in their booth.
"They all continued to eat and drink together," the source says. "Patti came over at one point and gave big hugs to her guests while they showered her with birthday wishes. Kyle and her crew stayed for about an hour and a half. They seemed to be enjoying the party, but definitely kept to themselves."
– Dahvi Shira
Originally posted 02/24/2012 11:05AM
Just over a month after leaving rehab, Kim Richards says she's feeling better than ever.
"It was a rough go to get here, but I feel really good," the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star tells PEOPLE. "I love life. I'm just enjoying it so much."
Speaking at The Hollywood Reporter's Nominees Night pre-Oscar party on Thursday, Richards, 47, said it was her own motivation that prompted her to seek treatment in December, but that she also relied on the support of those around her, including her sister Kyle.
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