RHOBH reunion could be to blame for Kim Richards's arrest

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'RHOBH' Reunion Was the Reason for Kim Richard's Arrest


Having your life publicly displayed for millions of viewers can't be easy. But for Kim Richards, that spotlight was what caused her recent arrest.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star was taken into custody after police were notified of a belligerently drunk woman bothering guests in the Beverly Hills Hotel. She was arrested after locking herself in a bathroom and kicking an officer.

Viewers of RHOBH know that her difficult situation is nothing new, as the series followed Richards through an estranged relationship with her sister and her struggle with addiction.

But the real tipping point was seeing herself on television. A source claims that, "Watching the three part reunion was difficult as Kim had to relive all the troubles in her life", attributing the stress of viewing the special as too much for her to bear.

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RHOBH reunion could be to blame for Kim Richards's arrest
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 21: Kyle Richards, Yolanda Foster, Kim Richards, Lisa Vanderpump attend Nicky Hilton's 365 Style book party for the filming of 'The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills' at Kyle by Alene Too on October 21, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.(Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- Season:5 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kim Richards, Brandi Glanville, Eileen Davidson, Lisa Vanderpump, Yolanda H. Foster, Lisa Rinna, Kyle Richards -- (Photo by: Michael Larsen/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- Season:5 -- Pictured: Kim Richards -- (Photo by: Michael Larsen/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 21: (L-R) Guests, Kim Richards, Paris Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Kyle Richards and Kathy Hilton attend Nicky Hilton's '365 Style?' book party for the filming of 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' at Kyle by Alene Too on October 21, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 21: Kim Richards, Paris Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Kyle Richards and Kathy Hilton attend Nicky Hilton's 365 Style book party for the filming of 'The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills' at Kyle by Alene Too on October 21, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.(Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Medford, 90210' Episode 506 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kyle Richards, Kim Richards, Yolanda H. Foster -- (Photo by: Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Medford, 90210' Episode 506 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kyle Richards, Brandi Glanville, Kim Richards -- (Photo by: Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Medford, 90210' Episode 506 -- Pictured: (l-r) Brandi Glanville, Kim Richards, Lisa Vanderpump -- (Photo by: Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Medford, 90210' Episode 506 -- Pictured: (l-r) Brandi Glanville, Kim Richards, Lisa Vanderpump -- (Photo by: Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Medford, 90210' Episode 506 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kyle Richards, Kim Richards -- (Photo by: Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Medford, 90210' Episode 506 -- Pictured: (l-r) Yolanda H. Foster, Kim Richards, Brandi Glanville -- (Photo by: Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Medford, 90210' Episode 506 -- Pictured: (l-r) Brandi Glanville, Kim Richards -- (Photo by: Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Medford, 90210' Episode 506 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kim Richards, Kyle Richards -- (Photo by: Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Actors Kim Richards, Yolanda Foster and Kyle Richards from 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' attend the 2014 NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Upfronts at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on May 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Medford, 90210' Episode 506 -- Pictured: (l-r) Brandi Glanville, Yolanda H. Foster, Kim Richards -- (Photo by: Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Actors Kim Richards, Yolanda Foster and Kyle Richards from 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' attend the 2014 NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Upfronts at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on May 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Actress Kim Richards from 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' attends the 2014 NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Upfronts at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on May 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NBCUNIVERSAL CABLE ENTERTAINMENT UPFRONT -- '2014 NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Upfront at the Javits Center in New York City on Thursday, May 15, 2014' -- Pictured: (l-r) Kim Richards, Yolanda Foster, Kyle Richards from 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Reunion' Episodes 420, 421, 422 -- Pictured: (front l-r) Husband Michael Ohoven, Joyce Giraud de Ohoven, husband Mauricio Umansky, Kyle Richards (back l-r) Kim Richards, Yolanda H. Foster, Brandi Glanville -- (Photo by: Evans Vestal Ward/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Reunion' Episodes 420, 421, 422 -- Pictured: Kim Richards -- (Photo by: Evans Vestal Ward/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Reunion' Episodes 420, 421, 422 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kyle Richards, Brandi Glanville, Kim Richards -- (Photo by: Evans Vestal Ward/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Reunion' Episodes 420, 421, 422 -- Pictured: (l-r) Joyce Giraud de Ohoven, Yolanda H. Foster, Carlton Gebbia, Lisa Vanderpump, host Andy Cohen, Kyle Richards, Brandi Glanville, Kim Richards -- (Photo by: Evans Vestal Ward/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS -- 'Reunion' Episodes 420, 421, 422 -- Pictured: (l-r) Brandi Glanville, Kim Richards -- (Photo by: Evans Vestal Ward/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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