For years rumors have swirled that the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills was initially set to be a reality TV show following Kathy Hilton and her sister Kim and Kyle Richards.
Rumor has it, Kathy, backed out of the show leaving the network scratching their heads. With Kim and Kyle still signed on the reality TV show was eventually developed into the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
This tidbit of news was purely an old wives tale for over a decade that is until the June 9th episode of Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen.
On Wednesday, Andy confirmed that RHOBH was originally going to be a show about the Richards sisters.
Andy said, “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills almost didn’t happen. It was almost a show around Kim, Kathy, and Kyle.”
“The Housewives of Beverly Hills almost didn’t happen. It was almost a show around Kim, Kathy and Kyle.”
— WWHL (@BravoWWHL) June 10, 2021
Kyle and Kim starred on RHOBH from its debut in 2010. Kim starred on the show from season 1 thru 5. She appeared as a guest for seasons 7 thru 10. Kyle remains the only “OG” Housewife to remain on the franchise. During season 11, Kathy joined the franchise as a friend of the Housewives.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills airs on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.
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