‘RHOBH’ BravoCon 2022 Panel Almost Shut Down by Fire Marshal

The “Thrills in Beverly Hills” Panel from the Javits Center in New York City on October 14, 2022.
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The Hills are going wild!The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills caused a major disruption at BravoCon 2022 — before they even made their first appearance.

According to an eyewitness, Bravo fans almost didn’t get a chance to see Garcelle Beauvais, Erika Jayne, Dorit Kemsley, Crystal Kung Minkoff, Kyle Richards, Lisa RinnaAnd Sutton Stracke take the stage at Javitz Center in New York City for their “Thrills in Beverly Hills: Presented by Tresemmé” panel on Friday, October 14.

Event organizers threatened to cancel it entirely after overly eager attendees left their spots in line to crowd the stage.

“It was extremely packed. They made people leave before the would start. [the panel] and it did start about 20 mins late,” an insider exclusively told Us WeeklyThe incident was followed. “There was a BravoCon employee on stage telling people they would have to listen to his instructions or he would cancel the panel.”

According to the source, the fire marshal “got involved” after noticing that the room was over capacity, causing fans to sit on each other’s laps and the floor, blocking the entranceways and exits.

“So scary I got shoved and like then I was reacting to my friend and some girl got in my face,” one person Tweeted from the panel. “We waited for an hour only to leave because of all the behavior,” another wrote. “I’m not going throw people down for RHOBH. Bad behavior + lax event staff=super mess. Such a disappointment.”

Once the panel began — 20 minutes behind schedule — chaos ensued again when Rinna, 59, was met with loud boos as she walked on stage.

“They booed me. It was wonderful. It’s fabulous,” the former soap star exclusively toldUseFollowing the panel. “I’d never been booed before. It was something I thought was the best thing ever. It’s like being a wrestler. I loved it.”


Season 12 RHOBHThe past few months have been difficult for the Bold and the BeautifulAn alum who was caught in the middle a feud between Richards (53), and theHalloween is Over star’s sister Kathy Hilton. Rinna claimed the right to claim the Cooking with ParisAfter an alleged meltdown at a club during an Aspen group trip, personality, 63, slammed her costars off camera

“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,’” Rinna alleged during a September episode.

Hilton clapped back at the camera during the first part of season 12 reunion. It aired on Wednesday October 12. Veronica Mars alum by calling her the “biggest bully in Hollywood,” adding that the actress “fights with everybody.”

“I was f–king abused by Kathy Hilton,” Rinna said in a reunion clip, to which Hilton replied, “Baby, you wanted it on camera because your contract was coming up.”

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season 12 reunion continues on Bravo Wednesday, October 19, at 8 p.m. ET.