With a start date for production on the series' 11th season looming and rumors of Denise's potential exit swirling, an insider claimed that the reality star is no longer on good terms with her castmates and is actually "at war" with the other women after filming a dramatic 10th installment and reunion last month.
"Denise has an easier time dealing with her ex Charlie Sheen than she does the Housewives," a source said in a Life & Style interview that was covered in the site's report. "She can't believe it took a reality show to turn her into a scandal in this town."
During an episode of the series last month, Brandi Glanville informed Kyle Richards and Teddi Mellencamp that she had an affair with Denise during a visit to Northern California in April of 2019, unbeknownst to Denise's husband, Aaron Phypers. The following week, Teddi confronted Denise about Brandi's claims, which included the tryst and allegations of having trash-talked a number of the ladies on the program.
Though the actress immediately shut down the rumors by suggesting she barely knew her co-star, Brandi has claimed on a number of occasions that she has "proof" of their supposed hookups. Still, according to the magazine's insider, Brandi and the rest of the women are simply trying to be controversial in an effort to retain their roles in the series.
"These women are so desperate to stay on the show they will literally do or say anything for a sound bite," a source close to Denise explained.
Denise's return for Season 11 seems highly unlikely, especially after she walked away from production on the current installment before it was complete.
"Denise is at war with every single lady on Beverly Hills," one source shared. "There's no telling if she'll come back for another season."
As The Inquisitr previously reported, Denise opened up about the rumors about herself and Brandi during an interview with The Washington Post at the end of last month. At the time, she denied reports of an affair before insisting that if she and husband Aaron truly had an open marriage, she would candidly admit to such.
"People can believe whatever they want, but Wild Things was not a documentary," she added, giving a nod to the 1998 film that featured a scene involving a threesome with actress Neve Campbell's character.