According to the OG Bravoleb, she’s the one who got Brandi a gig on RHOBH all those years ago. Patti revealed this surprising news while appearing on the Hot Takes & Deep Dives podcast.
When asked if she knew Brandi Glanville, Patti claimed, “I’m the one that got her on the show. You didn’t know that?”
Adding, “She begged me.”
“Andy [Cohen] was looking for someone. She begged me to come on. It was the whole Eddie Cibrian thing. They had not connected the dots between Brandi and [Scheana Marie]. What happened was, she wanted to come on, we had the same agent, publicist. I think Eddie had my publicist,” Patti explained.
She continued, “I wrote a letter to Andy, begging him, and I gave him three choices. I gave him Marla Maples, who I’m friends with, really close to. And I gave him Alana Hamilton because I know her son. And I gave him Brandi. He wasn’t thrilled about any of them, and I begged, begged, and begged.”
“And my manager managed her, Brandi, and we got her on. It was for like no money first season. No money. I’m not even going to mention what it was. And she tested [well],” Patti added.
She once again said, “I begged Andy. I would write letters to Andy, really advocating for her.”
As for the current status of her friendship with Brandi, Patti said, “I can call her on her cell and stuff. Every now and then, we run into each other. We have a mutual friend in common.”
Meanwhile, Patti also commented on Brandi’s current drama with Denise Richards.
“Something went down with Denise [Richards], but I don’t know what it is,” Patti said. “I’m not saying Brandi’s a liar. And I’m not saying Denise is a liar. Was it a threesome with Aaron [Phypers]? Because I could see that.”
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills airs on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. EST on Bravo.
Thoughts on Patti’s comments about Brandi? Do you believe Patti got Brandi hired on RHOBH?