Will Beverly Hills reality star and actress Kim Richards appear on the sixth season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills? For the last several months, Richards has been struggling with her addiction to alcohol, leaving fans wondering if Bravo will ask her back for the series’ upcoming installment.
On June 2, a source updated Radar Online on Richards’ future with the Beverly Hills series.
“The network was told that Kim checked back into rehab on Monday, as they requested her to do. However, Kim still refuses to speak to any of her bosses on the show directly and they had to find out through family members.”
“Although they are not 100 percent certain yet about her future on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, if she checked back into a treatment center voluntarily, she will most likely not be fired from the show.”
Richards has appeared on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills since the show’s first season, but after she began to openly struggle with alcohol abuse, her future with the series appeared to be on hold. Then, weeks after her relapse, Richards faced an even bigger setback when she was arrested at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
As the Inquisitr previously reported, Richards’ role on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills was said to be in jeopardy after she reportedly refused to get help — and stay in treatment — after her drunken arrest at the Beverly Hills Hotel’s Polo Lounge on April 16. Just days ago, a Radar Online source claimed all bets were off after Richards failed to return to rehab last Monday.
“Things do not look good for her returning to the show now. Producers want to give her the ultimatum that if she doesn’t return to rehab by the end of this week that it’s over, but they have not been able to reach her.”
Following her arrest at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Richards spoke to Dr. Phil, admitting her issues, and agreeing to get help. However, she appeared hesitant when it came to choosing a rehab center, claiming she has many requirements, including location and amenities. Eventually, Richards entered what was believed to be a sober living facility, where she remained until a few days before her daughter tied the knot.
As for the rest of the season 6 cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, that has yet to be announced, and likely won’t be for another few months.
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