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Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Pecking Order, Episode 307: Faye Resnick Comes Out of Nowhere

Faye Resnick is havin' none of Brandi Glanville
Faye Resnick is havin' none of Brandi Glanville
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1. Faye Resnick (Last week: Not ranked)

Faye Resnick has two legs, last time we checked, and she used both of them to kick Brandi Glanville while she was down. Brandi attended Kyle's dinner party just days after she and Adrienne Maloof got into a fight, and once there, she found few of the ladies were on her side. (Save for that one rand-o blonde lady Marisa who piped up in Brandi's defense even though we don't think she's ever met anyone involved. Thanks, Marisa!) Faye, who's been friends with Adrienne for years, led a full court press on Brandi, shaming her for not just for dropping a silent-but-deadly bomb on Adrienne but for generally being a liar, hateful person and all-around attention whore. Eventually, Brandi just got up and left.

Brandi Glanville took the insults in stride
Brandi Glanville took the insults in stride
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2. Brandi Glanville (Last week: 7)

Brandi just got up and left.

3. Kim Richards (Last week: 5)

Kim is slowly turning into the Ramona Singer of Beverly Hills -- she just says whatever she wants and then peaces out. By blabbing what Brandi said to Adrienne at Mauricio's party last week, Kim was the one who instigated the fight between them, yet she certainly hasn't been around to deal with any of the wreckage. Puppetmaster Kim strikes again.

4. Taylor Armstrong (Last week: 6)

Do you even remember Taylor being in last night's episode? Oh she was there, sitting silently at Kyle's table, probably glad someone else has taken over the Brandi bashing responsibilities. Taylor was once on the receiving end of the "major secret about me just got revealed on TV" situation last season when Camille Grammer dropped the knowledge that Taylor's husband Russell abused her. Despite the anti-Brandi crusade Taylor seemed to be on earlier in the season, Taylor's playing the quiet game so far on this issue, which is probably wise. Especially considering Maloof lawyers are now involved.

Lisa Vanderpump and Brandi Glanville strengthen their alliance
Lisa Vanderpump and Brandi Glanville strengthen their alliance
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5. Lisa Vanderpump (Last week: 4)

Lisa stock looks like it's about to drop considering she's aligning herself with Brandi. Between her and mousy Marisa, so far it's a pretty weak team.

6. Kyle Richards (Last week: 3)

Kyle can't seem to host one party where people don't storm out for some reason.

7. Yolanda Foster (Last week: 8)

Blaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah we don't care about your workouts.

8. Adrienne Maloof (Last week: 1)

Adrienne and her bottomless pockets were able to keep Brandi's bombshell from being aired on Bravo, but she didn't think about the internet, and the internet knows everything. Allegedly, Brandi accused Adrienne of using a surrogate, and that accusation is out there, whether Adrienne likes it or not. Should Brandi have disclosed this on Adrienne's behalf? Absolutely not. Was it a cruel and unusual thing to do? Totally. But this aggressive coverup Adrienne has launched honestly makes all of this look a lot worse. Had she simply said, "Brandi, I'm really disappointed you spoke about my personal life on camera," and nothing more, the masses would have flocked to Adrienne's side. Look, Adrienne has every right to her personal privacy, but this whole thing is making surrogacy look like it's something to be ashamed of, and it isn't.

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