Crystal Kung-Minkoff is opening up about her first season on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”
During a recent interview with E! News, the newest member of the show admitted that when it came to getting acquainted with the cast, it wasn’t all sunshine and roses during filming on season 11.
“In terms of clashing heads: look, this is a very strong group of women with strong personalities. When you have hot topics, it can get hot sometimes,” Kung-Minkoff admitted on May 19.
Crystal Kung-Minkoff Learned Things Amid ‘RHOBH’ Season 11
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“But that’s sort of the beauty of this group. If you shy away from conversation, you can’t learn anything from it,” Kung-Minkoff continued.
Although Kung-Minkoff had her moments with the ladies, she said that she also saw resolve to a lot of the issues they faced during filming.
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“Did I butt heads? For sure. But do I feel like there’s resolve and that you can come out to the other side? For sure. It’s a big learning lesson for all of us,” she explained.
Crystal Kung-Minkoff Addresses Sutton Stracke Drama
Kung-Minkoff also pointed out, “You wouldn’t have just kumbaya moments all the time with this group.”
During the sneak peek trailer for “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” Kung-Minkoff was seen calling Sutton Stracke “awkward” and “jealous” during an outdoor event with their cast mates, prompting Stracke to fire back with a comment of her own.
“Jealous of what?! Your ugly leather pants?” Stracke asked.
Looking back at the tense moment, Kung-Minkoff admitted that she was quite amused by their hysterics.
“I was literally laughing,” she shared.
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“Yeah, it’s pretty intense,” she went on. “Again, we’re strong and we’re going to get heated. But I will say, I love those leather pants and I will wear them proudly every day…I mean, they’re hot! They’re amazing pants. I love them.”
Also during the interview, Kung-Minkoff said that Dorit Kemsley was extremely welcoming towards her when she was first added to the group.
“Dorit was really warm to me. I think because we have young kids, and I think back on that very first time I met her, she just had the biggest smile,” Kung-Minkoff gushed.
Crystal Kung-Minkoff Appreciated Dorit Kemsley’s Kindness
“[Dorit] was so welcoming and just made me feel welcomed. And for anyone to do that with someone who is brand new to the group with strong personalities is really sweet,” Kung-Minkoff added.
For more of Kung-Minkoff and her cast mates, don’t miss new episodes of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” season 11 on Wednesdays at 8/7c on Bravo.
And, to see what Kung-Minkoff said about the “most nerve-wracking” part of filming the reality series, scroll on to the article below.