Kyle Richards Denies Teddi Mellencamp is a 'Bad Influence' and Defends Their Friendship, Plus She Talks RHOBH Ratings and Live Viewing Thread!

Kyle Richards defended her friendship with Teddi Mellencamp and the ratings for the ninth season of The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills following getting confronted about the subjects by fans on Instagram on Tuesday morning.

Ahead of the second installment of the 3-portion reunion specific, Kyle took to Instagram to share her thoughts on tonight’s episode.

“I have A LOT of thoughts on tonight’s Reunion,” wrote Kyle alongside a photo of herself seeking stunned whilst sitting beside Teddi at the reunion. “My face also looked like this whilst watching the episode at residence. I’m going to try to create a weblog (which I haven’t performed in a whilst )since I feel some of this demands to be addressed #rhobhreunion See you tonight on #WWHL.”

Kyle then reacted to a fan who recommended that Teddi destroyed her character and was acting like an “infatuated puppet” in the comments section of her Instagram post.

“Nobody can destroy another’s character. And I am a true individual. Not a character on Television,” Kyle replied.

Later, when one more fan encouraged Kyle to cease hanging out with Teddi since she’s “nothing but difficulty,” Kyle additional defended their friendship.

“Love or hate a cast member … retain in thoughts you have never ever met us or spent any time with us in individual,” Kyle wrote. “I am essentially a incredibly great judge of character.”

“Of course I wait to get to know that individual prior to deciding what type of individual they are,” she added.

RHOBH Kyle Richards Defends Friendship WIth Teddi Mellencamp

Soon after defending her closeness to Teddi, Kyle was confronted by one more fan who asked her to create a weblog about how viewership had allegedly dropped for the duration of season nine.

In response, Kyle informed the fan that season nine was “our 2nd highest-rated season.”

“Sorry to burst your bubble,” she added.

RHOBH Kyle Richards Defends RHOBH Ratings

Kyle also addressed the stellar ratings of the series, which remained higher in spite of Lisa Vanderpump‘s early exit, for the duration of an interview on E!’s The Everyday Pop final month.

“You know, there’s a lot going on with the whole cast and their lives. Yes, Lisa’s a portion of the show but it is an ensemble cast and the numbers are incredibly robust,” Kyle explained. “It’s wonderful if she’s on the show but the show should go on and the viewers are nevertheless loving the show regardless. The numbers speak for itself.”

RHOBH Reside Viewing – This is also the reside viewing thread for portion two of the RHOBH reunion, so really feel totally free to comment and chat beneath as the episode airs at 9/8c tonight on Bravo Television!

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