‘RHOBH’ Twitter EXPLODES on Lisa Rinna & Eden Sassoon After They Scrutinize Kim Richards’ Recovery

Posted on Jan 18 2017 - 10:35am by BeachSpin

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills took a dark turn last night, when Lisa Rinna and Eden Sassoon teamed up to publicly scrutinize Kim Richards’ recovery.

Part-time rookie, Eden Sassoon, lost a sibling to an overdose and has supposedly left the life of an addict behind. Her past evidently allows her the unprecedented right to analyze, judge, diagnose and counsel — all between commercial breaks. Fans took note, and Twitter exploded with comments skewering the newbie, and her full-time cohort, Rinna.

A preview clip for next week reveals Eden cosigning Rinna’s habit of tossing  Xanax into smoothies — an odd admission from an ex-addict. Viewers called out the flippant comment.

Eden blocked fans that got too feisty, her wonky attention to social media always a top priority.

It isn’t clear where production is leading us — but viewers are already drawing lines and picking sides. The storyline is a recycled one — but is clearly still hitting a nerve with the Bravo audience.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills airs Tuesday nights, on Bravo.

 

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  • Oh Snarky Me

    I liked smiley’s tweet the best. Thou dost protest too much, Eden. You obviously have some serious problems. Maybe a little Xanax issue? But your still sober as long as you have a prescription for your drugs, right???

    • BigBrothersMother

      I don’t believe that Eden is sober for one second. She’s pointing the finger at Kim to get the attention away from her own sobriety. When she speaks she sounds high.

      • Oh Snarky Me

        I couldn’t agree more. She is screeching nonstop about Kim’s problems as smoke screen for her own.

    • The first ep she was on she sounded dazed and on something. Now we know!

  • pixntrix

    I agree with the tweeter that said Rinna is a black hearted something or other. Get a story line Rinna, in fact get one for Dorit, Eden and Eileen while your at it. Rinna doesn’t want anyone talking about her husband, lest she go ballistic and becomes violent but it’s ok for her to talk non stop about Kim.

    • Marsbars09

      ITA.

    • JC

      Someone mentioned a prior rumor about Harry and young men. This maybe why she went ballistic to redirect attention to her crazy antics and take focus off what she didnt want to become national foder for the general public.

  • Jennymckitty

    I’m glad they are getting roasted on Twitter. Rinna and Eden took it too low last night. Eden appears to receive all her information on Kim’s recovery and mental state by reading her energy in the few hours she spent with Kim. I don’t know where Rinna gets her information . It isn’t because she and Kim are hanging out. Kyle may say a few things about Kim but it seems like she doesn’t discuss her family in great detail. I don’t think she does this out of any good intentions but because it is something taught to all the girls from a very early age. It seems to be a family code that all the sisters adhere to. Any hint that you have violated the code results in being ostracized by the others. So I wonder how Rinna gets her info that Kim is “mostly sober”.
    Even though I’m pretty sure that production is encouraging them to have some discussion about Kim’s sobriety, I think that Rinna took it too far. I can’t believe that she thinks her remarks can be considered helpful. She had to have an inkling how they would be received by social media.

    • MidwestMiddie

      We never get the full story but since Eden is close to the Kardashian Family
      and Kathy and Kyle are as well, Eden may have learned a great deal about Kim
      and her troubles from the K Family.
      I do think Eden means well. Rinna ……no way.
      How strange to be around the woman your deceased sister did drugs with?
      Eden seems sincerely concerned about Kim’s well being and she
      uses her own recovery and her sister’s death for her tools. She does know
      what to look for. Kyle can’t be bothered.
      The major question and not a new one is _ Why is Kim even on Bravo?

  • AM Hedly

    OK, so Rinna and Eden are the ones with the xanax abuse problem, Rinna always looks sweaty, shiny and pale like shes going into some sort of drug withdrawal.

    • allison1050

      The bat needs a double cheese and fries.

  • MidwestMiddie

    Give Kyle a hug? Not likely, although she should hug all of her co-workers who have put up
    with her and her druggie/alcoholic sister.
    I don’t think Eden went to far but I do think she should have left Rinna out of it.
    At least Eden, who has faced her own troubles and has lost her sister to the evils
    of drugs and alcohol, brings actual REALITY to this miserable show. Kyle
    uses Kim’s troubles to play the loving martyr-like sister and drags all of the others
    into that pit as well. Boring Stuff – Unwatchable!

    I’ll begin watching the show again when Kyle faces up to her husband’s cheating.

  • LuxLuxLux

    It’s fucked up of Bravo to have so much focus on Kim’s issues like this. It’s sad that Kyle can bring nothing else to the table other than her sister who is not even a proper cast member this season. Maybe Kyle wants to focus on Kim to keep attention away from her marriage?

  • anonymous

    if that would have been me sitting at the table and someone was talking about my family member, I would have excused myself and left. Because if I didn’t I would probably be facing assault charges.

    • JustSayin

      Kyle loves it when they talk about what a fuck up her sister is, that’s why she keeps bringing her back!

      • Exactly! Kyle’s such a selfish pile of crap.

    • JC

      Well..at first I was in sympathy with Kim but after awhile reality set in and not reality TV. Family or not there comes a point when you have to stop defending the addict. Last season Kyle did step away from the luncheon table, but it didn’t stop the convo. Addicts are different from regular family members, you have to separate and release them for your own sanity. I’m not saying give up entirely but addicts have to earn trust or prove that they’re getting help and are no longer a danger to self or other’s before a welcoming back to the family

      • LuxLuxLux

        yes true but there also comes a time when Bravo has to stop making storylines from a woman who is not a full time cast member this season.

        • JC

          True dat

      • BetteDavisEyez1

        Now that was one of the times I really felt Kyle should have shut Rinna down.
        Kim was no longer a part of the show & Rinna sat there trying to give the newbies the impression that Kim was attacking her the whole time.
        She never said what she had done or how she threatened Kim. She tried to act as if she was innocent & afraid of Kim. Which is total BS.

        • JC

          We blames the addict; we blame the enablers for enabling; we blame the enablers for not enabling and protecting. Enough already. Kim’s not a child. She’s resents it when Kyle controls her life. She resents it when Kyle doesn’t defend her (even when wrong), she resents it if Kyle ignores her. She resents Kyle period and it’s probably mutual. I don’t know who’s paying Kim’s expensives but I suspect it’s Kyle…and again they both resent it. The only healthy thing I’ve seen Kyle do thus far was to stop defending her sister.

          • BetteDavisEyez1

            Kim is really a burden. I am not denying that, but I don’t give a flip about anyone more than my family.
            I am not going to just sit there & let some loudmouth fame whore sit there & lie about my sister. If what Rinna said was true, then Kyle would have to suck it up. But Rinna was lying & just wanted to continue to drag Kim. Unacceptable in my book.

          • JC

            I understand where you are coming from. I really, really do, but… and this is a big BUT, no one should be made to feel responsible for defending an addict. It seems a little thing to shut Rinna down….. but its a systematic dysfunctional cycle thats unhealthy. Kyle was taught to do so, by her mother since childhood and it would be unhealthy for her to continue. Kyle is just as addicted to maladaptive behavior as Kim. This is why most mental health professional recommend family members seek help.

          • BetteDavisEyez1

            Sorry if you feel that you are exhausting yourself trying to explain. It’s funny because I think for the most part, we can both see where the other is coming from. LOL!!
            Believe me, I do not think you are wrong. All I was trying to express is my disappointment at Kyle not shutting Rinna down when she is wrongfully attacking Kim.
            Kim is a hot mess but that doesn’t give anyone the right to kick her while she is down.

          • JC

            Fair enough

  • JC

    I don’t believe Kim has or will maintain sobriety either. She has consistently resisted a formal program and I didn’t get the impression that anything had changed. It’s public knowledge she’s an addict; so mentioning her program at this point wouldn’t detract from her image. I think Kyle handled the game night correctly. It’s not her responsibility to defend her sister’s public image. Kim made the decision to confront Rinna and I don’t think she did so with the intentions of relying on cast to defend her little feelings. They called out Rinna but didn’t call out Kim when she dipped slightly below the belt (Rinna and Brandy are the only ones to do so to her face). Kim’s asking to be treated like everyone else, so the cast should do so. I don’t particularly care for Rinna or Kyle but I am defending them regarding the last 2 episodes. Kim is on a reality show. She made the decision to engage and expose her life to the camera…. again. So if Rinna and Eden wants to talk at nauseam about old played out shi£ then Kyle and Kim are just going to have to suck it up.

    • xsuspectdevicex

      I think she needs to get tested as part of her agreement……

    • Authentic

      Right! Kim started this new war with Rinna, not Rinna even though everyone sided with Kim. I guess Kim’s been reading the blog’s, when sober! about Rinna and thought she’d keep the shit going so her drunk or high ass demanded an apology from Rinna. Hooray Kim! Now! Will your drunk ass even remember when Rinna comes for you later? Nope! You’ll be in rehab again obsessing over Rinna… Ignoring all your actions.. AGAIN. Kim is pathetic! Go away! This woman will not be cured until she starts apologizing to cast on TV, viewers.. Everybody. She thinks everyone believes her shenanigans.

  • anonymous

    Why do I think these newbie twits need a story line: pantygate and now Kim. What’s next???

    • Why did Kim even come back? And where’s Kingsley, btw? Maybe that answers wellWellwell’s question up thread as to what’s in Rinna’s wig…

      • BigBrothersMother

        Kim needs a paycheck and craves attention. She thinks she’s a star.

        • Authentic

          Hmmmm child star syndrome. Makes sense even though it was 100 years ago. She still thinks she’s in the Witch movie? Has she morphed into a witch?

  • kikid26

    If all these HW’s are going to do is gossip about each other then what is the point? I want to see some fun fabulous times not a bunch of botoxed b*tches talking sh*t about other incessantly!

    • BetteDavisEyez1

      Thank you. It is just so boring. Enough already.

  • wellWellwell

    Gawd Rinna’s wig is scary, I think it has eyeballs and breaths. I wonder what she keeps in there, Xanax baggies, bottle of booze, it sure ain’t food. I swear I think it was moving..

  • LuxLuxLux

    #Someone #kindly #tell #Eden #to #quit #with #the #hashtags #in #her #Bravo #blog.

    • Oh Snarky Me

      #juniorhighschool #lovelightandxanax #edenisadumbass

    • Authentic

      Haha! I need to go read this..But maybe not if I numerous hashtags. I can’t stand that shit.

  • Oh Snarky Me

    Can we discuss Eden’s hideous chest in her THs? OMG what was that??? It was hideous! Once I saw it, it was the only thing I could look at when she was talking!

    • BigBrothersMother

      TY! TY! TY! I just watched this episode and was going to post the same thing. She needs to go on Botched.

      • Oh Snarky Me

        Holy cow it was so bad! Does she not own a mirror??? There must’ve been an 6 inch gap between those things! #FixTheFauxBoobs

        • Authentic

          6″ between what? Her boobs? I thought you guys were talking rib cage..Lol? So confused. Lol! Sorry, i’m lame on plastic surgery. So she has a big gap between boobs? If it’s a big malfunction why would she show on TV? With all her money? Is her look something new? Wierd.

        • allison1050

          Screaming! :~))

  • Haz

    Truthfully all three of them should be ashamed. If Kyle cared so much she would have shut it down and found a legal loophole to not let that air. Kim is just as much as fault, if she did not want her problems talked about she should have not appeared on the show. These women are supposed to be smart business women, they should have all known this crap would come up. Kim’s issues has played out on this show before, and as much as I could not stand Yolanda, they had no problems discussing “illness”. Also is it coincidence that the same two women are always around when deep issues are discussed/exploited? Kyle and Lisa Rinna were there for Kim/Brandi crap, Yolanda’s “illness”, now rediscussing Kim’s issues. People say Vanderpump is the master manipulator but I think it is Kyle. Also if Kim was working a program any sponsor or friends in recovery working the steps would have advised her to not appear on this show. This show, the women, or the atmosphere, maybe all three are huge triggers for Kim. If Kim was truly dedicated to being sober she would not do this show. Anyone in recovery working a program would be wise enough to know 98% of Real Housewives drama involves booze.

    • LuxLuxLux

      Kyle is very manipulative, her mother taught her kids to be ruthless.

    • Authentic

      Only one flaw in your comments, re Kyle rediscussing. Kyle doesn’t rediscuss. She prefers to stay on the show (probably per Mauricio’s orders) vs any topic that puts her job in jeopardy where she has to clear up anything she said previously by rediscussing. Ain’t gone happen.

  • Sugar in my tank

    All I can add to this is that Eden mentioned early on that her sister used drugs when she was very young with Kim. As viewers we do not know if Kim turned her on to drugs or if there is some underlying resentment especially since her sister died of an overdose. Addiction is a very painful sore spot to tackle and I so detest that Bravo exploits both Eden and Kim with regards to their sobriety or lack there of. Yes, they may agree to being on the show but social media is an addiction, reality shows are quickly moving in that direction. This will be my last comment regarding drug abuse/alcoholism with respect to these women because Bravo doesn’t give a sh*t about how this issue have destroyed communities and familes and I think it is increasingly irresponsible to showcase this for f*cking ratings. We view it and snark but imagine if it were our families and someone was taking advantage of a loved one. This is not entertainment, I am done…

    • Authentic

      We also don’t know if Eden’s sister introduced Kim to drugs. Do we know who introduced Eden to drugs per RHOBH? Nope. Eden’s SL is really misleading. She needs to stick with her own addict historical facts and leave everyone else out of it especially if they are dead. She’s playing with fire. People will start talking.

      • Sugar in my tank

        I will make this reply my first and last reply on alcohol/drug use. It’s not important who introduced who to what, the problem is that it is irresponsible for strangers to be discussing someone’s sobriety and I am disappointed in myself for doing so…Bravo is despicable to even allow this to go forward. This is not Sober House or Celebrity Rehab so I cannot be anymore authentic, pun intended..;^)

        • Authentic

          Got it. This is your 1st?
          I do find it despicable to continue putting Kim back on RHOBH once she’s off the wagon(???) for ratings. Sick Bravo.

          • Sugar in my tank

            First and last to my comment on this topic. They did the same with the cancer thing on Orange County and folks wents nutz.

    • Indy Cat

      Very well said!

    • BetteDavisEyez1

      Excellent point. Bravo doesn’t give a damn about the women they exploit or what it does to the families.

      • Sugar in my tank

        :^)

  • Darris

    That convo was pretty distasteful when Rinna and Eden went shopping. Fault still is on Kim though for coming back.

  • JC

    Right. I promise not too blog about Kim and her addiction henceforth. Rinna and Eden had better come up with a more interesting story line.

  • Ronnie

    Kyle, I hope are reading this. You need to rip LR a new hole. Stop riding the fence! You have LVP in your corner, who is all you need on the show. Stop letting Harry Hamlin’s boyfriend denigrate your sister like that. Also shut down Eden in a non-wishy-washy way.

    • Oh Snarky Me

      “Harry hamlin’s boyfriend”–hysterical!!

      • Ronnie

        Lol.

    • TheBeverlyHillsHaveEyes

      Hahahaha “Harry Hamlin’s boyfriend” 🙂

      • Ronnie

        Hehe

  • Authentic

    Twitter exploded? I was on Twitter and the only thing that exploded was when pantygate mentioned again. That exploded! #2 explosion was EricaJayne’s video. Twitter went wild and loved it. I guess I missed the Rinna/Eden vs Kim hype? Just don’t remember many comments.

  • becky webb

    I remember Kim’s arrests and I really thought someone should confront her, same with Yolanda. But Lisa r does it wrong. I get no satisfaction from it, maybe cause Lisa is stupid and can’t stick to her point, if she has one, or backtracks and lies. Now I want someone to confront Lisa r and want her off the show. She’s not a truth teller or seeker, she’s just a thirsty hag.

  • Dayle Hudson

    Kim is low life with she has uncontrolled anger issues. Eileen is angry about about who knows what but even Erica and dorit settled the problem at lunch even high five

  • BetteDavisEyez1

    If Kim turned around & popped Rinna in her fat mouth, she could always use her being unhinged as an excuse.
    At this point, I don’t even think anyone would blame her. Rinna broke that glass in Amsterdam & tried to grab Kim by the throat. Tweeted that she would eff her up & is still talking smack about her.
    Rinna is a loose cannon & no one knows what she is capable of. She has her sight set on KimR & Kim should be concerned. Funny that you would think my description would be of the addict of the show.