Lisa Rinna’s departure from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills may have been divine intervention.
The actress and former reality TV star opened up about her decision to leave the Bravo series after eight seasons in an interview with ES Magazine on Thursday.
”Who wants to quit their job?Rinna told British media. “But I think we all knew the time had come. Eight years of a show like that… what could have been done but to create more memes?”
But seriously, Rinna said her ‘RHOBH’ departure was partly inspired by her unexpected mother’s advice after having a dream of her late mother, Lois Rinna. Died in November 2021.
“She came to me,” said Rinna. “This is very wild because half the world will believe this and half the world will say, ‘That’s so strange.’ When I was sleeping, she told me, ‘It’s time to go.’ ’ I heard him say.”
“I consulted a psychic and she said, ‘Yeah, she came to me and said yes. She wants you to be happy and follow your dreams. “It’s time to say goodbye,” Rinna continued.
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Rinna made her first appearance in Season 4 of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in 2014 and returned to the full-time cast for Seasons 5-12, co-starring Kyle Richards, Lisa Vanderpump, Erica Jayne and Dorit Kemsley. . She announced in January that she was leaving the series after nearly a decade of acting.
“This is the longest work of my 35-year career and I thank everyone at Bravo and everyone involved in the series,” said Rinna. told People magazine in a statement at the time. “It’s been a fun eight years and I can’t wait to see what happens next.”
Rinna also said that the increasingly hostile reaction from fans to the show prompted her decision to leave. “I think the response is not aligned with what we are doing because the world itself has become so unstable,” she said. “I didn’t want to live like that. I don’t think it’s healthy.”
“The fanbase reaction to the show now is different than it was when I first started the show,” Rinna told ES magazine. “I mean, we were getting death threats. Some of the scariest things I’ve ever seen in print in my life, and it’s a reality show. It’s a stupid show. I thought, “It’s time to go,” he said. To be honest, I don’t know how long it can exist in the zeitgeist. ”
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