‘RHOBH’ Alum Lisa Vanderpump Breaks Silence, Shutting Down Villa Blanca For Good

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Lisa Vanderpump, the previous star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, has some dangerous information for her staff. As rumors climbed that the truth TV character was dealing with issues together with her restaurant companies, Vanderpump has damaged her silence. The Vanderpump Rules producer lastly confirmed that Villa Blanca, her restaurant in Beverly Hills, is shutting down for good.

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Lisa Vanderpump hit with the pandemic

Earlier this week there was a report about Villa Blanca closing its doorways endlessly after being hit arduous following the pandemic. The restaurant had shut down as dine-in was prohibited to decelerate the unfold. Although many different institutions opened their doorways for take-out meals, Vanderpump’s eating places didn’t achieve this.

Following all of the rumors about Villa Blanca, Vanderpump is now confirming she is shutting down the restaurant after 12 years.

“Although there have been many untrue articles in the past week or so about the reasons for closing Villa Blanca, we are indeed going to be closing up our doors for good,” she instructed Daily Mail.

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Vanderpump’s major concern not reopening Villa Blanca is as a result of landlord not renegotiating the lease.

“If the landlord had been willing to renegotiate and the lease wasn’t ending, we would have reopened, but unfortunately with Coronavirus, the situation was beyond our control,” Vanderpump defined.

Despite the closure, the Vanderpump Rules producer is hopeful that she will discover one other location to open up once more.

“While saying goodbye to the location where we have actively served the Beverly Hills community for 12 years and employed hundreds of Angelenos, is a sad time for us, we are excited to perhaps bring Villa Blanca back in the future at a different location – as its staff and customers have always been a family,” she added.

Villa Blanca was closely featured on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, the present that made Vanderpump a family identify. The actuality star has one other set of eating places within the West Hollywood space that embrace SUR, TomTom, and Pump.

Villa Blanca, Lisa Vanderpump's restaurant in Beverly HillsVilla Blanca, Lisa Vanderpump's restaurant in Beverly Hills
Villa Blanca, Lisa Vanderpump’s restaurant in Beverly Hills | AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images

Lisa Vanderpump has extra drama

Vanderpump won’t be getting featured on a presently airing present proper now, however her identify retains popping up. Sarah Paulson was a visitor on Watch What Happens Live this week the place she talked about her encounter from years in the past.

Host Andy Cohen was following up on an interview Paulson gave to Vanity Fair late in 2019. In the alternate, the American Horror Story actress admitted to having a not-so-nice encounter with the previous RHOBH star.

“I met her once at a party and she wasn’t that nice to me. Am I going to get in trouble for that? She wasn’t that nice,” Paulson instructed Vanity Fair on the time.

Paulson acquired backlash from Vanderpump supporters after her assertion went viral. During her WWHL interview this week she defined the way it all went down.

“Bless the fans, bless the people who have their back, that’s great,” she mentioned. “But there’s a kind of vitriol that was like… wow. I didn’t say she was a terrible person, I simply said she wasn’t that nice to me. She wasn’t and that’s ok, it wasn’t a character assassination. She wasn’t that friendly.”

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However, regardless of the negativity from Vanderpump followers, Paulson doubled down on her assertion in regards to the actuality star not being good to her.

“I was with other people that I think she liked, she didn’t know who I was. I didn’t expect her to know who I was but, she wasn’t that nice,” she added.

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