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Kim Richards’ Ex-Husband Dishes On Her Stay In Rehab

December 20, 2011 06:13 PM by Megan Thompson

Earlier this month we learned that Bravo star, Kim Richards, checked herself into rehab. Fans of The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills weren’t too shocked by the news, since Kim’s behavior on the show was often questionable.  Now Kim Richards’ ex-husband, Monty Brinson, is talking about why Kim finally sought out treatment.  Keep reading for the latest scoop.   

Kim’s behavior on this season’s RHOBH often left viewers wondering if she was drinking again.  Who can forget the drama of game night at Dana’s house?  Kim showed up to the party rather out of it and then continued to spend half the night in the bathroom.  Brandi Glanville, the new girl, wasn’t going to let Kim’s behavior go unnoticed.  Brandi accused Kim of doing crystal meth in the bathroom, which caused a huge rift between the two.  On last night’s episode, Brandi just let Kim yell at her without retaliating. In an off-camera interview Brandi shared that she felt sorry for Kim, because it was pretty obvious she has emotional and substance abuse issues.  

Well it seems Brandi was right, because earlier this month Kim Richards checked into rehab.  Monty Brinson, Kim’s ex-husband, spoke with Life & Style to let the public know how Kim is handling treatment.  One of the reasons Kim entered rehab was she realized how precious life was after Russell Armstrong, Taylor’s estranged husband, committed suicide.  According to Monty, “it was a wake-up call for Kim.” Another huge motivator for Kim to get healthy was her children and her family. And it seems that rehab is agreeing with Kim.  “Kim’s the happiest she’s been in a very long time.  She’s ready to start a new life when she gets out,” Monty told the magazine.

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4 Responses to “Kim Richards’ Ex-Husband Dishes On Her Stay In Rehab”

  1. Linda S Says:
    January 14th, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    Kim’s behavior….Needy, sad, wish her the best in overcoming the addiction and getting her own needs met- That in turn will help her family to be whole again. Best wishes

  2. alicee Says:
    January 15th, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    Kim is a walking mess. Her childish, bitchy behavior toward Brandi is inexcusable. Maybe she does have an alcohol problem, but my money’s on DRUGS – possibly prescription, but most likely it’s meth. She’s too broke to afford cocaine. Hopefully this is the last season we have to see her, or even hear about her.

  3. jaclyn Says:
    January 17th, 2012 at 8:51 am

    Kim is an addict no different than any other addict. She left rehab far too soon and has not considered after care. She is surrounded by drinking and drugging in her circle. Her liklyhood of relapse is almost certain, given her relapse history. Her sister Kyle is an enabler and is also a co-dependant and needs treatment as well.

  4. Ruby Says:
    June 7th, 2012 at 9:59 pm

    Don’t agree. Brandi should be out. Kim and Kyle are a heck of a lot more interesting – classy.


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