The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Worst. Tea. Party. Ever.

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No matter how you might feel about the Tea Party, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills showed us one you definitely didn't want an invite to last night.

THG breaks down all the polite insults and sarcastic jabs in our +/- recap below!

Before we get to the party, we pick up where we left off last week with Kyle meeting Kim's soon to be live in beau, Ken. Minus 5 for walking into the room like she's being led to the guillotine. Then she says hello to the dog before acknowledging Ken.

Even to a huge animal lover, that seemed a little odd.

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Kyle asks about the ring on Ken's finger. Kim tells her that it's the promise ring she gave him and Kyle snarks that it's still a wedding band. Minus 8. If the couple is calling it a promise ring then it's a promise ring. 

I don't know if Ken is the right guy for Kim or not but Kyle's attitude won't help either way. She says she's taking a page from their mother's book and isn't going to acknowledge Ken because she doesn't like him. Minus 10. The only thing that's going to do is alienate her sister more and drive her closer into this guy's arms. Why can't Kyle see that?

Paul's birthday seems like a lovely dinner for him and Adrienne but Minus 3 for the tedious argument over what Adrienne should order. If that's the most interesting moment of this dinner couldn't we have skipped the whole thing.

Just before we get to the tea party we have Taylor winning an award and inviting everyone but Lisa to the luncheon. Of course Lisa finds out. Taylor says she didn't want to hear "some backhanded compliment wrapped up in sarcasm."

Yeah, that sounds like Lisa but this is a cat fight waiting to happen.

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Of course Dana tells Taylor she did the right thing not inviting Lisa but that means nothing. Minus 5 because Dana will back anyone who is sitting directly in front of her.

Lisa says she still invited Taylor to her tea party because she didn't want to get into such "petty bullsh!t" but that lasts all of ten minutes. Minus 10 for confronting Taylor in front of everyone at the party. So not cool. This should have been handled in private between the two of them but then again, what fun would that be.

Taylor breaks down in tears accusing Lisa of talking behind her back and not being her friend. Adrienne makes some attempt to play moderator between the two but nothing helps. 

In all honesty, Lisa's just a gossipy know it all who likes to get in everyone's business and Taylor's troubled and fragile and takes everything personally. It's a little pathetic that a grown woman is brought to tears because someone claims she doesn't have friends. 

Things get awkward when Taylor tries to drag the rest of the ladies into her fight. Minus 7. Can you hear the crickets? Lisa's not my favorite person either but this was an event in Lisa's home so I can't say I blame them for trying not to choose sides.

Taylor Armstrong Face

Taylor storms out but then heads back in and things get even uglier. When she chastises the ladies for not being honest, Camille lets loose. Be careful what you ask for.

Camille drags out all the things they've kept quiet about for Taylor like the physical abuse she's been taking from her husband. Apparently he's even broken her jaw.

Minus 20 because it's all a little contemptible that we're parading out an abusive marriage and a man's last days before his suicide and labeling it as entertainment.

Like a train wreck it's hard to watch yet at the same time hard to look away. Ugh.

This episode may be over but the drama goes on.



I like Lisa. She loves her family & has a good personality. Used to like Kyle, but her true colors are coming out!


I wonder why Adrienne sticks her tongue in her wine glass EVERY SINGLE TIME she takes a drink?


I think She was really ugly to her sisters boyfriend very rude


I won't be watching this show any longer. The one good thing to come out of it was a lesson about money not being what makes people happy. These women are a bunch of vile fame whores, it's disgusting.


Taylor is so far out of her league. She fought and clawed her way until she found a man to take her into this lush Beverly Hills society, only to bankrupt him and lose it all with her ridiculous spending. If Russell didn't leave her with a $20 million life insurance policy, where will she go now? If she is back on this show next year, my guess is, she'll have to get there by bus.


@Francine , Russell signed a contract with bravo to be on the show, if he could not handle that his and taylor's dirty laundry was going to be put on TV for the world to see he should have not agreed for Bravo to film his family. He was craving the attention as much as his wife. They really need to take taylor off the show before she self destructs too


These fat lipped women have too much money and old hags going to get face lifts. These are the slime balls or Cu___TS of the media for sick people.


I was a big fan of Kyle, but what happen to her she just a fake as fake and Camille hated her last season but she has really turned around love her and Lisa is Lisa you either love her or hate her I for one love her


Why in the world would these women sign on to reveal how shallow and meaningless their lives are? The world (and especially our country) is coming apart at the seams and these poor ladies(?) are still in high-school mode, worried about not being liked, how huge their breasts and lips are, how rediculously tiny older woman can keep a poor undernourished body without collaping, and how taunt they can stretch their look-alike faces. I wonder if they all use Paul for the tinkering on their faces and body, because they all have a vapid robot look about them. It's kind of disturbing to say the lease. I have totally lost respect for the Bravo channel. These shows are actually destroying lives...I can't watch this anymore. It's too too depressing to see what we've come to as a society.


Well said Katie!
I'm beginning to think many of the issues with Camelle last year were because of Taylor and her screwed way of hearing & repeating things? Lisa tried to get Kyle to see that last year too.
I adore Lisa and think she's very classy!! Bravo (Andy) is trying to ruin this HW show with Jerry Springer crap like they have the others.
The BH show is the only one where most of actually wives! And as a HW myself I enjoy seeing how the other half lives is fun. If I want to watch bitching and jealous behavior I'd make my own friends. LOL

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