Cash can’t purchase class, however it could purchase a feud.
Lisa Rinna posted screenshots late Thursday of Instagram direct messages purportedly despatched between Bravo fan account Your Mothers Are Watching and advertising and marketing supervisor Patrick Somers that seems to substantiate he was paid by Kathy Hilton to plant damaging tales concerning the Rinna Magnificence founder.
“I’ve tea. I simply DMed with Patrick Somers, that child that despatched Rinna a textual content final weekend threatening her,” Your Mothers Are Watching’s preliminary put up started.
“Rinna then posted the textual content and the child posted Rinna’s quantity and it grew to become an enormous factor. Properly, he simply admitted to me KATHY HILTON PAID HIM TO DO THIS. …. Seems he made all the pieces up simply to divert focus from the truth that Lisa was calling out Kathy for the slurs she made in Aspen.
The fan account then posted the messages during which Somers allegedly claims that the identify of the “Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills” star who employed him rhymes with “Milton” and that he was “given one job: to drag consideration away from my shopper. I did that… I used to be given a few specifics to verify I hit our advertising and marketing technique.”
Somers additionally claimed within the messages that he wanted to “pull consideration away from what was occurring” so he planted tales a few pretend lawsuit and faux present.
Following the social media exposé, Somers took to his personal account to launch a press release on the job he was employed to do — and he was paid handsomely.
“My newest project was executed towards Lisa Rinna. I by no means reveal a shoppers [sic] private data per my NDA settlement,” his message started.
“My newest advertising and marketing marketing campaign was to attract consideration away from my shopper.. That’s precisely what I did. All narratives related to my newest marketing campaign are false. I used to be compensated $27,527.72 for my work.”
Somers admitted that every one tales planted about Hilton had been false and revealed he’s by no means even met her.NBCU Photograph Financial institution through Getty Photos
Somers goes on to confess all tales had been “planted” by him and that there’s “no lawsuit” and “no new actuality present.”
“And albeit I’ve by no means met Lisa Rinna,” he concludes.
A rep for Hilton and Bravo didn’t instantly return Web page Six’s request for remark.
RadarOnline reported in February that Hilton had a “meltdown” in the course of the Bravo forged’s journey to Aspen, Colo., in January. Shortly thereafter, rumors started swirling that the off-camera fiasco could have concerned Hilton’s alleged use of a homosexual slur — which Rinna and Jayne, 50, had been stated to have introduced again to the group.
Their co-star Sutton Stracke subsequently denied Hilton used a homosexual slur whereas speaking about her assistant.