January 28th, 2011
01:56 PM ET
As the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" gathered on Thursday night for their reunion, there was plenty of hissing and a few claws bared.
And although this reunion show didn't contain as many of the fireworks as I expected, what it did have was a great big helping of Camille Grammer.
She's truly the gift that keeps on giving. She attempted to blame everything - from her behavior to the reason why some fans have called her the most hated "housewife" in the franchise's history - on the fact that she is going through a divorce.
Can't get along with Kyle? Well, keep in mind that her marriage was breaking up. Made catty comments about being busier than the other cast members? Yeah, but she's a mom who is dealing with her marriage ending. Was she being distant? Cut her some slack - her husband had "taken a lover."
Who even says that?
Host Andy Cohen spoke up for the rest of us when he at one point questioned Grammer as to whether she was really going to throw something else into the "divorce bucket." Not that we aren't sympathetic to the fact that her soon-to-be ex-husband Kelsey Grammer did her wrong, but it was all a bit much.
Then there was the action with Camille and Kyle staring daggers at each other. When Camille lashed out with "I’ve had enough of you bullying me Kyle," Kyle quickly snapped back, "Stop using the buzz word of the moment, Camille." These two are just never going to get along it seems.
It also didn't look like anyone else could muster equal drama, even when Kim and Taylor started going at it.
Kim expressed shock that Taylor, who does charity work for domestic violence victims, would offer to take Kim out back and go "Oklahoma on her." Taylor warned her to not drag her charity into it and also gave Kim a wink that I interpreted as a death threat (not really, but it was very – to quote Camille – Machiavelli.)
We will have to wait until part two of the reunion on Tuesday to find out what's happening with Taylor's marriage and whether sisters Kim and Kyle have reconciled. I certainly hope they do, and then decide to do a remake of the Bette Davis/Joan Crawford classic, "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane."
Your thoughts on part one of the reunion show?
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