Kyle Richards is reacting to shady comments being made against her former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills co-star and longtime friend, Teddi Mellencamp.
After Teddi debuted a new hair color last month ahead of Kyle’s store opening in Palm Desert, she was shaded for being “weird” and “creepy” by fans who felt she had changed her look to appear more like Kyle. However, according to Kyle, the backlash she’s faced is absolutely ridiculous.
“Fans are saying Teddi Mellencamp is looking like a replica of Kyle Richards in this new photo, as they call it ‘weird’ and ‘creepy.’ Do you see any resemblance?” Bravo Housewives Tea on Instagram asked on November 30.
After the fan page shared a series of side-by-side photos of the ladies, Kyle said that if Teddi looks like anyone, it’s her daughter.
“She looks like her daughter [and] it’s more like her natural hair color,” Kyle wrote in a comment.
Kyle went on to say that when it comes to her own hair, she’s tried a number of different looks.
“I have had my blonde, red [and] brunette. People try different hair colors,” she noted, along with an eye-rolling emoji.
As for other commenters, they were divided, with some agreeing that Teddi is a “weirdo” and others encouraging her haters to “stop with this nonsense.”
“Yikes… single white female,” one person wrote.
“Can’t stand Teddi,” another added.
“WTF?” asked a third.
Meanwhile, someone else said, “Her hair is naturally dark… It’s ridiculous… She dyed her hair so [what’s the] big deal?”
Although Teddi confirmed her exit from the RHOBH cast in September 2020, she’s been spending plenty of time with her former castmates in recent months.
In October, after attending the premiere of Kyle’s latest film, Halloween Kills, Teddi offered support to Dorit Kemsley, who had been robbed at gunpoint at her Encino home. The previous month, the ladies enjoyed a girls’ trip to Las Vegas, where they were seen dancing on stage at a concert held by Teddi’s famous father, John Mellencamp.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season 12 is expected to begin airing on Bravo sometime in 2022.
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