The “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” has a particular which means for Kim Richards.
Kim’s sister — and present “Housewife” — Kyle Richards revealed on SiriusXM’s “The Jenny McCarthy Show” that Kim, 54, credit the present with saving her life and serving to preserve her sobriety.
“I would love to see Kim back,” Kyle, 50, stated, referencing rumors that her sister is in talks to come back again for Season 10. “The audience loves her and you know she has a lot going on in her life right now. She has two new grandchildren actually.”
She continued, “If anything, being on the show made her accountable and she says that as well. She says that it saved her life because you know, there’s nowhere to hide and everyone knows — now anywhere she goes, people know who she is. She can’t get away with anything! So it actually helped her!”
Kyle revealed within the present’s first season (2010-2011) that Kim was an alcoholic, inflicting household drama to come back to mild on the present’s reunion. Kim and Kyle’s rollercoaster relationship performed out till Kim left “RHOBH” in Season 5 (2014-2015). She sometimes makes cameos on the present.
In 2015, Kim was arrested after a “drunken rampage” on the Beverly Hills Resort in April. She was arrested once more in August for shoplifting at an area Goal.
She was sentenced to carry out 450 neighborhood service hours, attend 55 AA conferences and positioned on a three-year probation for the crimes. Her probation was lifted in September 2018.