RHOBH Reunion Trailer: Kathy Hilton Gets Back at "Bully" Lisa Rinna in Epic Showdown

Kathy Hilton and Lisa Rinna aren't holding back in the explosive first look at The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' season 12 reunion. See what drama lies in store for the Bravo stars.

By Paige Strout Oct 06, 2022 10:48 PMTags
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Everything has led to this.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season 12 reunion trailer is finally here. Needless to say, the ladies have plenty of things to discuss, from Erika Jayne's comments about Garcelle Beauvais' son, Jax, to Kathy Hilton's alleged Aspen trip "meltdown" and more. And if Bravo's first teaser at the three-part reunion promises anything, it's that this year's RHOBH reunion may one of the show's most dramatic yet.

The trailer opens by teasing the aftermath of the hours-long taping, and things aren't looking good for the group. It seems Kathy and Lisa Rinna's ongoing feud and reunion showdown have taken their toll on Kyle Richards, who appears to be a mess by the end of the night—so much so that the ladies may skip out on the traditional end-of-taping toast.

"You fight with everybody," Kathy tells Lisa, hinting at some of her co-star drama from seasons past. "What you did to my sister [Kim Richards] and you drove Lisa Vanderpump off the show. I mean, the list can go on and on."

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Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Through The Years

Part of that feud includes Lisa accusing Kathy of insulting their fellow RHOBH cast mates. Host Andy Cohen recounts some of Lisa's many allegations about Kathy, saying, "Lisa said that you said, 'Dorit [Kemsley] is a stupid, useless idiot. Crystal [Kung Minkoff] and Sutton [Stracke] are pieces of s--t. I will destroy Kyle and her family if it's the last thing I ever do.'"

Lisa justifies her actions by telling the group, "I was being abused by Kathy Hilton." But Kathy isn't having any of it, as she fires back, "Baby, you wanted it on camera because your contract was coming up."

Kathy and Lisa's epic showdown ends with Kathy throwing in one last dig at her newfound enemy. "You are the biggest bully in Hollywood," she tells Lisa, "and everyone knows it."

Check out the full trailer above to see what drama lies in store for the rest of the RHOBH ladies. And scroll below to recap this season's most OMG moments.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion begins Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. on Bravo. Catch up on past episodes streaming now on Peacock.

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Dorit's Robbery

The season 12 premiere of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills gave viewers a horrifying look into Dorit Kemsley's Oct. 2021 home invasion. She, naturally, got emotional several times throughout the episode, especially while revealing that she had to plead for the robbers not to kill her. Since then, she's continued to document her healing journey on the show.

Diana's Connection to Kim Kardashian Uncovered

Diana Jenkins, the newest RHOBH star, made quite the first impression, revealing during her debut episode that she was actually hanging out with friend Kim Kardashian right before Kim's 2016 Paris robbery, where the Hulu star was held at gunpoint and robbed of nearly $10 million worth of jewelry.

"You know I was with Kim in Paris when she got robbed," Diana told a shocked Lisa Rinna. "I left the day before because I kept saying, 'I don't feel safe. I don't feel safe.'"

Erika Shuts Down a Producer

Insisting "the facts are in my favor," while once again discussing her ongoing legal issues, Erika Jayne accused Sutton Stracke of speaking "very strongly on things that have been disproven." However, when a RHOBH producer asked how and when they were invalidated, Erika didn't give a straight answer.

"I don't know," she told the producer. "You'll have to go check all that s--t out, but it was disproven. So Bravo can do their due diligence. I don't really know."

Is this supposed proof available to the public? According to Erika, "Yeah, duh." And if anyone's interested in learning about her case, "Tell them to go f--king read everything that my lawyer has put out," she said to the producer. "They can answer their own f--king questions."

The "Dark" Drama

Crystal Kung Minkoff accused Sutton of saying something "very dark" during their season 11 exchange on racial stereotypes after Garcelle Beauvais brought it up seemingly out of nowhere (and, not to mention, told Crystal the conversation seemed like a set-up on her part). 

The feud over what exactly was said and Crystal's refusal to divulge details eventually established a divide in the group, with people like Erika sticking up for Crystal while others, including Garcelle, stood by Sutton's side. 

Erika Embraces the "Bully" Title

"They called me a bully in a court filing today," Erika said a few episodes into the new season. "Do you think I give a f--k? I wear that s--t like a badge of honor."

Referencing an unspecified legal filing, Erika continued, "They told me that I was, along the lines of my husband [Tom Girardi], I use his tactics of bullying, threatening and all this other s--t, and I said 'I'll take it.' I've been called worse. Women are supposed to be polite, quiet, sweet and agreeable until you get your f--king ass handed to you and then you're supposed to take it? Lying down? No, you have to fight for yourself because no one else is going to and if that makes you a bully, so be it."

Diana's Shocking Past Revealed

In 2009, Diana released Room 23, a photography-centric coffee table book featuring several provocative and intimate images of stars like Lindsay Lohan, Ashanti, and even RHOBH's very own Lisa. The problem, Diana explained, was that nefarious allegations began circulating about her and the book's intention. A RHOBH producer cheekily asked, "So you're not an international sex trafficker and madam of high-class prostitutes?" to which a laughing Diana responded, "It's honestly so ridiculous that I can't even believe, actually, that it caught on."

But eventually, "truth prevailed," she added.

Erika Spices Things Up in the Bedroom

Erika has been getting her groove on amid her separation from Tom. As she put it during one episode, "I'm back in the dating pool, but I'm much more interested in having really good sex with nice people. And maybe some not-so-nice people."

Diana vs. Sutton

A group dinner got heated while the the RHOBH ladies were vacationing in Mexico. Though the argument was initially between Sutton and Crystal, Diana later jumped in to back up Crystal's claim that Sutton had said she both liked and hated Crystal. By the end of the tiff, Sutton was full of rage and even ventured off to cry.

Sheree's Debut

Sheree Zampino's first RHOBH appearance may or may not have reignited #Pantygate. Read all about the hilarious conversation involving Dorit's husband, Paul "PK Kemsley, here.

Erika Curses at Garcelle's Son

In a moment that sparked widespread backlash, Erika drunkenly berated Garcelle's' 14-year-old son Jax, telling him to "get the f--k" out of his mom's birthday party. She eventually apologized.

Diana vs. Sutton Round 2

In what was technically round three of Diana vs. Sutton since the ladies went at it at Garcelle's birthday party, the two sought to continue the conversation they had initially started at the celebration. However, they didn't make much progress, and at one point, Sutton and Diana were going back and forth in a conversation that can only be described as childlike. "I'm loyal to the end," Sutton said, to which Diana replied, "So you say." 

Sutton then responded "That I know," only for Diana to repeat "So you say," and before long, they had both repeated their respective phrases at least three times. 

Lisa Kicks Sutton Out

Lisa Rinna threw Sutton out of her house after the Elton John Oscars party disagreement once again came up. Apparently upset that Sutton would mention Lisa's husband, Harry Hamlin—who attended the party with her—Lisa yelled, "Come after me as much as you f–king want, but do not bring up my children or my husband, period, end of story. And if you do, I will come for you to the end of days. If you come for my husband and kids, I will f--king hunt you down!"

Melissa Etheridge Saves the Day

The Grammy Award-winning artist made a surprise appearance at Dorit's charity dinner and inadvertently saved the group—namely, Lisa and Sutton—from spiraling out of control à la season one's Dinner Party from Hell.

Garcelle Snaps Back

Garcelle delivered one of RHOBH's most memorable zingers of all time on the Aug. 17 episode. The remark came after Erika accused Garcelle of pushing a "false narrative" that she was an alcoholic, adding, "Is that to make Erika look bad, or is that out of genuine concern?" Garcelle's response? "Erika, I don't have to make you look bad. You can do that on your own."

Homeless Not Toothless, Toothless Not Homeless

Kathy Hilton lightened the mood after Garcelle and Erika's confrontation by once again misremembering the name of Dorit's charity, Homeless Not Toothless. At one point, she was just repeating "homeless" and "toothless" over and over, much to Garcelle's amusement.

The Dreaded Aspen Trip

The RHOBH cast spent months teasing an explosive trip to the Colorado locale, and now we know why: Kathy's alleged meltdown. Several of the ladies—including her sister, Kyle Richards—recalled seeing her become extremely upset at a nightclub, and according to Lisa, things got even worse when the two went home early. Recalled Lisa, "She takes her glasses off, she throws them on the ground, she's jumping up and down breaking her glasses, she's pounding the walls and she's screaming she 'made Kyle.' Kathy's 'responsible for Kyle.' And she said, 'I will destroy Kyle and her family if it's the last thing I ever do.'"

Kyle Reveals Who Leaked Kathy's "Meltdown"

On the Oct. 5 season finale, Kyle accused someone on Erika's team of allegedly leaking Kathy's Aspen "meltdown" to the press to make Kathy look bad and take focus off Erika's legal drama. Erika denied any knowledge of Kyle's accusation and Lisa Rinna sided with Erika, but it seemed like its Rinna and Erika vs. the rest of the group going into the season 12 reunion.

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