Kyle Richards Opens Up About Initiating Separation From Mauricio Umansky


Kyle Richards, star of “The Real Housewives,” recently revealed that she was the one who initiated the separation from her husband of 27 years, Mauricio Umansky. During a candid conversation on “Watch What Happens Live,” Richards shared the painful experience of seeing Umansky holding hands with his ‘Dancing with the Stars’ partner on a dinner date.

Key Takeaway

Kyle Richards reveals that she initiated the separation from Mauricio Umansky after seeing him holding hands with his ‘Dancing with the Stars’ partner. She opens up about the challenges faced by their family and discusses her relationship with country singer Morgan Wade. Richards expresses her hurt and betrayal but clarifies her continued support for Umansky and Slater on the show.

Life After the Split

In her interview with Andy Cohen, Kyle Richards discussed various aspects of her life after the split. She confirmed that although they are no longer together as a couple, they are still living in the same house but sleeping in separate rooms. Richards humorously mentioned that their decision to sleep in separate rooms was due to the manly decor of their primary bedroom, which doesn’t align with her personal style.

Affecting the Family

The separation has been challenging for the entire family, especially their children. Kyle Richards expressed that it was a tough transition, and they all had to navigate through the changes together.

Morgan Wade Rumors

During the interview, there were speculations about Kyle Richards’ relationship with country singer Morgan Wade. While she danced around the topic, Richards admitted that they are close friends. Andy Cohen couldn’t resist asking about the photographs capturing Umansky and his ‘Dancing with the Stars’ partner, Emma Slater, holding hands.

Hurt and Betrayed

Kyle Richards admitted that she was deeply hurt upon seeing the pictures of her husband holding hands with Emma Slater. Although she did not directly accuse them of cheating, she expressed her concerns and alluded to something being amiss. Her friend, Teddi Mellencamp, even pointed out warning signs.

Response on Social Media

In response to the photographs, Kyle Richards removed the picture of Mauricio Umansky and Emma Slater from her social media. However, she clarified that she still voted for them on the show, despite feeling betrayed. Richards claimed to have proof of her continued support for them.