Brandi Glanville, Lisa Vanderpump

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Brandi Glanville wants to set the record straight.

We already know that the taping of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion was "emotional" (to say the least) and that former besties Lisa Vanderpump and Brandi had a bit of a back-and-forth, but Glanville wanted to clarify a couple of things that have been reported since the taping.

First of all, the blond beauty didn't storm off set during the tape (which usually happens with at least one person during every reunion show), despite reports claiming she walked off when things got heated.

"No one stormed off. There were tears, there was yelling. But no one stormed off. I sat on a couch for 12 hours. I didn't go anywhere," she tells E! News.

But more importantly, there's the whole bankruptcy fiasco.

Something that sparked a bit of controversy between Vanderpump and Glanville was a remark Brandi made during her PodcastOne show, alleging Lisa and hubby Ken had lived in Calabasas, Calif., and filed for bankruptcy.

"The one thing I do want to clear up is that I don't know if Lisa and Ken lived in Calabasas and filed for bankruptcy," Glanville explains to us. "Kyle Richards told me, I looked it up and on this site where you pay $9.99 it said yes, they lived off Mulholland drive in Calabasas.

"How do I know if they filed for bankruptcy? Kyle Richards said Ken and Lisa were going to file for bankruptcy and lived in Calabasas. It's something I repeated, but if they say it's not true, it's probably not true. I don't know it for a fact. It's something Kyle told me and I repeated it. I just don't understand why Ken and Lisa care so much."

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The claims made on the podcast were reportedly brought up during the reunion show. Lisa subsequently took to Twitter to slam the allegations, which ran as a story on Radar Online.

"Thank you for all your Tweets, although I never normally respond to negative stories, @radaronline needs to retract this last one.  My husband and I have NEVER filed bankruptcy," the restauranteur tweeted.

"That is slander and damaging.  Also, Calabassas 'deep in the Valley as you say' Never Lived.  There also – I have no need to fabricate the extraordinary journey my husband and I have taken...It's an attack on my character,what my castmates say about me I have no control over,however @radar_online needs to be responsible.#slander."

Brandi is unsure as to whether or not she and Lisa will be able to mend their friendship, but stays hopeful.

"I think they're really upset about the bankruptcy thing, but I was just repeating something Kyle had told me. Even if they did file, is that a bad thing? Who cares? A lot of people do it. I hope they never did, but if they did, who cares? I love Lisa, but we have our issues. And you will see them on the reunion," she tells us.
"Right now, I don't know. They're so upset over this bankruptcy stuff. Things are always changing. But she has a place in my heart, for sure."

UPDATE: Kyle then took to Facebook to tell her side of the story, writing Thursday—in a post subsequently retweeted by Lisa—that "Brandi must have misunderstood an innocuous conversation we had in which we discussed the fact that Ken himself had made a speech at a party in their home where he said that he and Lisa had owned businesses and properties in Calabasas and discussed the source of their journey. 

"This was not 'classified' information," Kyle continued. "The other claim did not come up in this conversation and is not something I have heard. For all the issues that Lisa and I continue to work through, I have tremendous respect for the hard work and success they have achieved in their life together."

(Originally published Feb. 12, 2014, at 6:39 p.m. PT)

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