Monday night was huge for Lisa Vanderpump—the reality star was strutting her stuff on ABC's Dancing with the Stars for a second week in a row while the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills finale and part one of the show's reunion simultaneously aired on Bravo. All of it could induce a lot of tears, but Lisa has learned how to take the reunion drama in stride.
"Last year the Housewives reunion was incredibly, overwhelmingly emotionally exhausting and I had a lot of support from my fans," she admits. "This year I’m tougher and I went in and said, 'It’s all about clearing this mess up and not being under pressure.' I kind of hit back a little bit. But we wrapped up the (season) finale episode with our 30th wedding anniversary and it was very romantic. I’ve seen the episode, obviously. It’s been an amazing season."
Decked out in a pink retro flight attendant's uniform for her Jive performance with partner Gleb Savchenko, Lisa is putting her emphasis on the people in her life that really support her, like pal Brandi Glanville who was spotted in the audience of Monday night's show hootin' and hollerin' for her friend.
"You see Brandi and I’s relationship, and Yolanda (Foster) as well," says Lisa. "We’re not competitive girls. We’re there for each other. We support each other. And Yolanda is struggling to get better with her Lyme disease and everything. But some of the others, you’ve seen the show, they feel like they need to put other women down to boost themselves up. I’m not a part of that. I never have been."
Catch Lisa and Gleb on tonight's (March 26) Dancing with the Stars results show, during which one of the 12 couples will be eliminated from the competition.
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