Things got VERY awkward this week on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills when Kyle Richards’ husband Mauricio Umansky announced he was not invited to Nicky Hilton’s London nuptials. It got even worse when Kyle’s teen daughters Sophia and Alexia also shared they wouldn’t be attending the wedding. Lisa Vanderpump and Ken Todd were digging for more information. Kyle and Mauricio were silently begging them to be quiet, while viewers couldn’t get enough. I was hoping that with all of the prying Kyle would reveal more information on the animosity between the two families, however she did not.
E! News got the scoop on what’s really going on with these families, and allegedly these issues have been going on for years! Mauricio got his start in the real estate business working for Rick Hilton. “Rick and his team wouldn’t make Mauricio a partner, even after years of working there and a lot of success. So he left,” an insider exposed. “Now, Mauricio is not welcome at any Hilton events. It puts Kyle in a terrible position because she always has to choose between her husband and her older sister.”
“There are problems between Kyle and Mauricio and Kathy and Rick, and that is because Mauricio went behind Rick’s back when he started his business,” another source spilled. An insider adds, “Rick did everything for Mauricio to get him started, he gave him clients, he introduced him to people. And then when Mauricio set up his own company, he did it covertly and informed Rick via email. Mauricio was not made a partner as he was not being 100 percent above board and so there were trust issues. Finally, once Mauricio’s new company was set up, Rick and Mauricio came to a gentleman’s agreement that they would not go after each other’s’ agents, but then Mauricio went back on that promise and tried to poach staff. It’s a huge mess.” Well, I’m always a Mauricio fan (so handsome), but it sounds like there was definitely something shady going on. Mauricio’s company, The Agency, is doing amazing, and he’s even been named the “Real Estate King” of California. I’m sure that stings (at least a little) for Rick, yet it also doesn’t make sense that Rick wouldn’t make him a partner. You can’t have your cake and eat it too, and clearly Mauricio made the best decision for his family, and of course himself! I’ve always wondered what the family dynamics were like between the three families (Kathy’s, Kim’s, & Kyle’s) when they all get together; and now 6 years later we find out that doesn’t really happen! This is a very difficult situation, and I can’t even pick a side!
Not all of the drama surrounds Mauricio, remember Kyle was uninvited (then re-invited) to Nicky’s wedding. An insider reveals, “Kyle was initially uninvited to Nicky’s wedding because of Kathy. There was a lot of tension over the TV pilot Kyle has in development that’s based on her life growing up with her sisters.” I don’t think it’s right for Kyle to include the “growing up with her sisters” part if her sisters don’t want anything to do with the show. This was a family of rich, child stars; there must be a lot of behind the scenes drama that no one has any idea about. I’m sure with Kim’s current situation Kathy and Kim want to remain as private as possible; in general Kathy Hilton is a very private person. (I did love her on Brooke Mullers’ show though!) If I was Kyle I’d say the show was about MY life, exclude your sisters from the actual premise of the show; it doesn’t mean she can’t include them in the show, but it sounds a lot better considering this has caused such a rift. I’m looking forward to Kyle’s series, and will definitely be tuning in!
Things got even worse, “Kathy even sent her a legal notice about it without any warning. Kathy did not want to come off negatively. So that’s why, for a period of time, Kyle was not going to Nicky’s wedding. She was disinvited at the end of June, just weeks before the wedding. Nicky and Kyle are close, but Nicky deferred to her mom,” a source shared. Once lawyers are involved with family things are really bad. I can’t imagine this letter just came out of nowhere, a discussion about the show must have happened first. An insider continues, “Relations between Kyle and Kathy are still quite strained. I don’t see it getting any better soon.”
Looking on the bright side tomorrow might be the day they reunite! “Kathy is having her annual Christmas party this Saturday. It will interesting to see if Kyle attends or not. She hasn’t always gone the past few years. Lisa Vanderpump and Ken used to go, but they don’t any more out of loyalty to Kyle,” the source concludes. Kyle received a lot of backlash this week on social media after exposing the drama between her family and the Hiltons, and I’m leaning towards her not going. Hopefully I am wrong and this family can reunite ASAP! As for Lisa, maybe Kathy’s friendship with Brandi Glanville also plays into her skipping the party!
Maybe one day my RHOBH dreams will come true and Kathy Hilton will join the cast. I do feel bad for the Hilton side of the family because they aren’t getting a chance to tell their side of the story. Now that the drama between the families has leaked Mauricio and Kyle will probably confirm or deny any rumors going around. It seems the perfect Beverly Hills family isn’t so perfect after all!