Dorit Kemsley, star of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, provided fresh perspective on co-stars Kyle Richards and Mauricio Umansky’s marital issues as well as their current status amid the turbulence.
Dorit Kemsley continues to support Mauricio Umansky and Kyle Richards. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills actress is providing fresh perspective on her co-stars’ ongoing divorce by sharing what happened when she found out earlier this year about their marital status.
“I had known that they were having some trouble, but I think when I saw that article I was surprised because it felt like it was more than just trouble,” Dorit exclusively told E! News. “I would say everyone was shocked. I love them both, I want them both to be happy. If that means it’s not together, it’s sad. That’s why selfishly I feel very saddened by it.”
Though Kyle and Mauricio—who share daughters Farrah, 34, Alexia, 27, Sophia, 23 and Portia, 15—have recently said they are still working on their 27-year marriage, Dorit is as hopeful as Bravo fans are that the two can mend their relationship.
“Ultimately, if they decide that they’re not going to be together, because that’s not quite established yet,” the Beverly Beach founder added, “it’s like this overwhelming sadness and surprise.”
During RHOBH’s Nov. 1 episode, viewers saw Dorit try to get to the bottom of her former BFF’s personal problems after drifting apart following the explosive season 12 reunion last year. So where does the Bravo stars’ friendship stand today?
“As far as Kyle and I in our relationship, after the reunion last year Kyle really had distanced herself from a lot of her friends and certainly this group,” Dorit said. Regretfully, I was among those from whom she withdrew her distance. Since then, Kyle and I have remained close friends. She’s experiencing a lot. She needs me, and I need her. We’re doing well together, and I want the best for her.”
Dorit also gave her stamp of approval on Kyle’s not-so-new friendship with country singer Morgan Wade.
“Everyone did get to meet Morgan,” the 47-year-old shared. “She sings at an event that we have. I actually met Morgan a year before with Kyle in London. We had dinner for Mo’s birthday, so I had met her and knew about her before this season.”
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on Bravo.