Maybe unsurprisingly for one of actuality TV’s most divisive stars, insiders are even arguing about how Denise Richards exited “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”
Bravo insiders instructed Web page Six that Richards demanded an excessive amount of cash to re-up her contract — whereas sources near Richards insist that she was so over the present that she instructed the community she was hitting the street with out even giving it the prospect to barter.
A supply tells us that the reality is that the actress requested for an “extreme” quantity of cash to return to the present for a 3rd season — and the community wouldn’t cough up the money.
An insider instructed us, “Folks assume that she didn’t need to come again and that it’s as a result of she bought ‘mean-girled’ [by other cast members]. The fact is she did need to come again. However [Bravo] didn’t need to pay her what she requested for. It was method out of her pay grade.”
Sources in Richards’ camp say she cherished her first season on the present, however had a “tough” second season, battling with seemingly all of her co-stars, plus former “Housewife” Brandi Glanville.
“Bravo known as her final week to ask her if she needed to return, and he or she took a pair of days to consider it,” they mentioned, including that by Wednesday, her agent had let Bravo know she had determined to name it quits — and that was the tip of the story.
In the meantime, the primary supply known as that model of occasions nonsense and mentioned, “She would fortunately have come again, however for an enormous worth.”
They added that Bravo executives “negotiated lots” with the “Starship Troopers” actress, however there was a giant gulf between what she needed and what the community was prepared to pay.
Reps for Bravo and Richards declined to remark.
She’s the second high-profile co-star to exit in current weeks, after Dorinda Medley left “The Real Housewives of New York Metropolis.”