Kathy Hilton Apologizes to Mariska Hargitay After PCAs Drama

Nothing however love right here! Kathy Hilton surprised viewers on the 2022 Folks’s Alternative Awards when she reapplied her lip gloss — throughout Mariska Hargitay’s speech.

“I am keen on and I respect Mariska very a lot, I already reached out to her, DMed her, I wish to get her tackle, I really feel horrible,” the Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills persona, 63, advised Additional on Friday, December 9. “I apologize, Mariska, I’m actually sorry. I stay up for speaking to you.”

She continued: “I’d by no means do something to be impolite deliberately and I’m actually sorry, it was my first time being again on the stage with among the women too [after filming season 12].”


Mariska Hargitay and Kathy Hilton.
NBC

Hilton — together with RHOBH costars Kyle RichardsLisa RinnaErika JayneDorit Kemsley, Crystal Minkoff and Sutton Stracke — was tasked with presenting the Greatest Drama TV Star award on the Tuesday, December 6, ceremony. After the Bravo stars revealed that the 58-year-old Regulation & Order: SVU star had received, Hargitay delivered an impactful speech about empowerment.

“I like this award a lot due to the 2 phrases in it,” the Plain Fact actress stated on Tuesday’s broadcast. “The primary phrase is folks. And that’s folks from all origins and all ethnicities and all creeds, and all genders and all identification that make this complete superb mixture of all of us. The second phrase, and that’s much more essential, is selection.”

The NBC star added: “So I simply wish to rejoice our means in all of us the willingness in all of us to decide on kindness, and compassion and braveness and to decide on to pay attention and to be taught and to construct a bridge between our variations and our divides.”

As Hargitay delivered her poignant remarks, eagle-eyed followers observed Hilton reaching into her silver purse to tug out her lip gloss. The I Wish to Be a Hilton alum then touched up her make-up — whereas the digital camera was nonetheless centered on her.

“I really thought I used to be going to sneeze, and also you don’t wish to hear me sneeze, it’s the loudest sneeze,” Hilton advised Additional about her meant actions mid-show. “I used to be on the lookout for a tissue, [but] I didn’t have a tissue or a hanky, so I received nervous and simply put some lipstick on. It was throughout her speech so I assumed the digital camera [would not] be centered on me.”

Hilton was invited to the awards present alongside her RHOBH costars to rejoice their present’s Greatest Actuality Present nomination. RHOBH in the end misplaced the trophy to Hulu’s The Kardashians, however the Bravolebrities had been additionally tasked with presenting Hargitay’s class and collaborating in a Household Feud-style skit with host Kenan Thompson.

“I had a really good time,” Hilton gushed to Additional about her Tuesday attendance.