Why Kyle Richards Isn’t on ‘Buying Beverly Hills’

Netflix viewers get to know a brand new facet of Kyle Richards’ household on Shopping for Beverly Hills — despite the fact that she solely makes a quick cameo through FaceTime.

“I believe that’s simply a problem between networks,” Mauricio Umansky completely informed Us Weekly about why the Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 53, isn’t on his new sequence alongside eldest daughters Farrah Aldjufrie and Alexia Umansky.

The present follows the 52-year-old’s actual property empire, The Company, which each Farrah, 34, and Alexia, 26, work for. (Kyle and Mauricio additionally share daughters Sophia, 22, and Portia, 14.)

Mauricio Umansky and Kyle Richards.
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“Clearly, household is one thing you wanna shield and occurring a public platform and simply laying all of it on the desk with household and with what’s occurring in your skilled life — there’s at all times slightly little bit of a danger there,” Farrah, whose father is Kyle’s first husband, Guraish Aldjufrie, informed Us. “So it was slightly hesitant, however then I figured, you recognize what, so long as we’re genuine and ourselves and we simply present what we do each day then there’s actually nothing that may be improper with that.”

Alexia agreed, noting that she “one hundred pc” feels even nearer to her dad and older sister after filming.

“I used to be [just] considering to myself the way it did actually deliver us a lot nearer, and the way, in fact, I had my hesitance towards it — as a result of household companies could be actually robust, and we’re such a loving household, and we work so effectively collectively,” she stated. “However actually while you’re on digital camera and also you’re doing this stuff, you’re actually pressured to type of speak about issues that you just don’t actually wanna speak about. You’re not allowed to only let issues slide. Like, if one thing’s occurring, you’re gonna get requested about it, persons are gonna speak about it, and also you’ve gotta speak about it with one another. And in doing so, I believe the three of us have actually created this additional sturdy bond in going via the hardships that we did and the feelings that we did. And simply on that subsequent degree that we’ve by no means actually been earlier than.”

Through the season, followers see Farrah get engaged to longtime love Alex Manos. After he pops the query, she FaceTimes Kyle and Mauricio. Whereas the longtime Bravo star doesn’t seem on the true property present past that, Kyle has been supporting her household forward of the launch on Friday, November 4. Mauricio, in the meantime, informed Us that it’s “actually arduous to look at” his spouse on RHOBH as she fights with sister Kathy Hilton.

“I do know a variety of the stuff that’s occurring within the background, which isn’t precisely what’s being put on the market. … Being supportive of Kyle, I believe Kyle’s one hundred percent in the fitting right here with out query,” he stated. “I believe that it’s unhappy the way in which it’s being portrayed, the way in which it’s being acquired and what’s occurring. However Kyle’s so sturdy and she or he’s such an excellent individual that she’s not even on the market actually making an attempt to defend herself an excessive amount of and she or he’s simply taking it within the chin, just like the sturdy individual that she is.”

Shopping for Beverly Hills is now streaming on Netflix.