LeAnn Rimes sues Brandi’s Dentist by NoMoreDrama
Yup. Just when the drama between LeAnn Rimes and Brandi Glanville couldn’t get stranger, it seems as though LeAnn started going to Brandi’s dentist three years ago, and is now suing him.
Brandi stands by her dentist, tweeting: “My dentist of 17 yrs Dr. Duane McKay who has done 5 root canals, 2 bridges and completely fixed my TMJ- whom I LOVE is PERFECT ask 007”
As for LeAnn. It appears as though LeAnn started complaining about tooth troubles late July on twitter. In this People article, they recap the tweets where she goes on and on about the pain and surgery.
Wednesday – late July “Waiting on the endodontist to meet me and do a nighttime root canal,” she wrote. “This is one of the craziest things I’ve ever been through. Trying to keep my mind off the pain & what’s about to happen by saying hi to you guys. Life does not work on the right schedule sometimes. This is such bad timing!!!!! K, wish me luck. Much love!”
“O-M-G i got 3 shots in the roof of my mouth & 1 INSANE shot directly into the half dead half ALIVE nerve through the hole he drilled on the backside of my tooth.”
Friday: “My mouth kills!!! I feel like the girl in The Exorcist where she can’t stop moving her head around on the pillow. I can’t get comfortable! Hopefully, no pea soup will come shooting out and I won’t be moving any dressers in front of the door to our bedroom w/ my mind 🙂 no possession here, just ridiculous tooth pain!”
And finally Monday: “Out of surgery!!! All is well. My whole face is numb and I’m starving… bad combo. Thx for all your prayers.Now it’s revealed that she’s suing her dentist. According to TMZ, Rimes claims: “she went to Dr. Duane C. McKay for various dental work over 3 years. Some of the work included upper front veneers and crowns that the dentist promised would address her TMJ-related pain as well as improve her appearance. Rather than helping, the dentist messed her mouth up bad, causing tremendous pain and bleeding. Rimes says she’s had to undergo 9 root canals and bone grafting. She’s also had a temporary bridge and needed physical therapy as well.
Wow – the pursuit of perfection including the perfect smile has a high price in Beverly Hills. How many root canals is that between the two of them?
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UPDATE: Here’s Gia walking the runway at fashion week. Notice Alex McCord in the background! (all photos are tweets from Teresa).
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Note to Readers: I barely read the first sentence of Adrienne’s blog before I started to feel nauseous. Who the heck is lying? Cuz somebody is… Inquiring minds want to know…Who said what… and when did they say it? Has this turmoil between Adrienne and Brandi been brewing all along? What kind of words did Brandi use when talking about the threat of Adrienne’s lawsuit? Did Adrienne ever actually threaten to sue Brandi? When Adrienne herself talks about others comparing her situation with Brandi to Camille and Russell’s situation – is there any other way to interpret it other than she was actively threating a lawsuit? Why on earth did Adrienne wait until this week to say there was no lawsuit, nor was there any threat of a lawsuit when clearly, it had been a topic of discussion for several episodes? I decided to go back to Adrienne’s blogs themselves, since they should give us at least some awareness of what she was thinking at the time each episode aired. It seems to me the “Real Housewives” may put more thought into their blogs since the heat of the moment has passed and they can clarify what they said or saw on each episode. I offer you a few specific excerpts… decide for yourself. They’re all from Adrienne’s blog, with two exceptions from Brandi’s blog that are specifically delineated and are included herein for obvious reasons:
Week 4: In Adrienne’s blog, she says, “Unfortunately we couldn’t get through dinner without Brandi overreacting. Kim is a good friend and of course when you see a friend crying it’s normal to ask if they are “OK.” For Brandi to react the way she did is just ridiculous; she is way too quick to attack and judge. Come on Brandi, you’ve got a chip on your shoulder, it’s time to lighten up!”
Week 5: In Adrienne’s blog, she says, “Unfortunately, Brandi is looking for a fight and I am her target of the moment. I’ve been trying to get along with her and not engage in unnecessary drama.”
Week 6 – This is the week of Mauricio’s Party wherein Kim tells Adrienne and Paul what Brandi divulged during the tasting at Sur. The viewer sees Paul describing it as, “defamation of character” and Adrienne asserting onscreen that it was, “character assassination” and worthy of a “fat old lawsuit!”
No blog from Adrienne this week, however, in Brandi’s blog, she says: “…but this time I’ve pissed off the wrong rich person.” Brandi further says, “We all make mistakes, and if I could take this back I would. Trust me! I can’t, so now I just have to deal. Boy is it going to be expensive!”
Week 7: In Adrienne’s blog, she says, “Also, I’m grateful for the support for all my girlfriends on the show and Mauricio, he is an example of a true gentleman.” She further explains, “It’s difficult for me to elaborate on the events of the last few episodes; I am still in the process of my divorce and under a gag order, which prevents me from speaking about my family.” Adrienne also says, “I would have attended Kyle’s dinner party, but knowing Brandi was going to be there I didn’t want to put myself in a compromising situation — I’m tired of the cattiness.”
Week 8: In Adrienne’s blog, she says, “I needed to take a step back from the drama this episode. It’s best to give yourself time and distance from a difficult situation in order to gain perspective.”
Week 9: (Moroccan dinner party night) Brandi says in her blog: “So heading into this next dinner party, I have a lot on my plate having just been served with papers from Adrienne Maloof’s high-powered lawyer who asked me to either never have an opinion on or defend myself against Adrienne and Paul again or to prepare for a court battle. I’m still unclear why it is OK for Adrienne (or her cook) to come after me and my family, but the second I fight back I’m served with lawyer papers. At this point most of the ladies don’t know the entire story of what went on between Adrienne, and but as we watch further they will see it unfold.”
Week 10: Adrienne says in her blog, “A few of the women are comparing this situation with the disagreement between Russell and Camille. For me there is one key difference and that is the direct involvement of my innocent loved ones who were NEVER supposed to be part of the drama. With Russell and Camille all parties involved were adults and capable of defending themselves. Any mother would agree that protecting young children is of the utmost importance. I still believe that friends don’t sue friends but Brandi has made it abundantly clear that she is not my friend.”
Week 11: Adrienne says in her blog, “As you’ve noticed, I’ve pulled back tremendously, I was tired of engaging in all the chaos. . .it’s not worth my time or energy. I can’t stress how important it is to have strong friends and family by your side. With that said, when Faye is on fire she’s at her best!”
Week 12: Adrienne says in her blog, “The reason I am never at these dinner parties is simple — when the main topic of conversation is attacking and criticizing others, I choose to disengage.” She further says, “Thank you Camille and Kyle for having my back and being a friend.”
In light of the above… Your perspective on what’s said in the blogs this week may be clarified… so, we return back to our regularly scheduled programming and Week 13’s blogs…. (FYI – Kyle, Camille and Brandi have not posted a blog at this point…)
“This week’s episode contained numerous references by Brandi and the other women to a lawsuit that I allegedly filed against Brandi. Further, Brandi claims that my lawyer sent her a cease and desist letter and asked her to sign something giving up her right to speak.”
“I want to be 100 percent clear that there is no lawsuit, a fact which can be confirmed by a simple search of court records. Further, neither I, nor my lawyer, have ever sent a letter to Brandi. Earlier this year, my lawyer did send a letter to a former business associate of mine whom I believed was disclosing confidential information about me and my family to third parties, including Brandi. This is the only thing I can think of that might have prompted this week’s discussion. I am disappointed that not only have my family and my children been put through everything that this season has brought, but also that I am now being painted as a liar. There was no letter to Brandi and, most importantly, there is no lawsuit, as she keeps claiming.”
Okay, Adrienne, The Martyr and Queen of Splitting Hairs… You, yes, YOU threatened Brandi on camera with a “fat old lawsuit” for what she said about you. We have it – we have all seen it – and we’d be happy to replay it for you if your brain is so fried from spray tanning that you can’t remember making those comments. Actually, that should be enough right there. You said you were going to sue her. Period. You can’t unring that bell – once you threaten a lawsuit you can’t just say, “Oh, I was just kidding.” However, we have a lot of other indicators that you were continuing on with your threats as evidenced by your own words from your own blogs. The fact that you haven’t actually FILED a lawsuit is really immaterial… you threatened to file.
Whenever you try to figure out if a situation actually happened or not… 1) You look at what the person was saying about situation while it was happening; 2) You find out if they told anyone else about the situation at the time it was happening; and 3) You analyze what actions they took as a result of the situation. 1) Brandi said in her blog that because she said what she said – that it was going to be expensive; 2) She told people at the Moroccan restaurant specifically that she not only got a letter – but she also disclosed portions of what it said… for example, the fact that she needed to show up by a certain date and time to sign some paperwork otherwise there would be further legal action; and 3) She hired a lawyer because she was sufficiently nervous about potential legal action with money she didn’t want to have to use on court battles. The fact that Brandi did not show up and sign the paperwork as required by the “letter” led her to believe that she was imminently going to be sued by you.
However, it is probably true that you didn’t actually file a lawsuit – Cuz you would have been laughed out of court and because it would irrefutably demonstrate that you’re in fact, an idiot. What Brandi said was true – it wasn’t her place to say it – but it was true! You suing Brandi would be such a GREAT use of our judicial system (insert eye roll here)! Give me a break! In addition, your stupid attempts to document that Brandi has been out to get you are just so danged laughable… it’s just insulting to the viewers. Why, it’s almost as if all the filming takes place months before the show actually airs – then you have the benefit of previewing each episode a week before it airs and so you have time to craft your blog in response to the episode. It’s almost as if your attorneys could have advised that if you wanted to launch a “defamation of character” lawsuit that you would have to demonstrate that you’ve been a “target of Brandi’s” and that she has been out to humiliate you all along. Heck, what better way to do so than to use your own blog to manufacture the evidence needed for such a lawsuit? Sit down and refrain from uttering a word, Adrienne. (Okay you guys, I could have cussed… I wanted to… I even typed it… I even said what Brandi said to Adrienne at the restaurant… but I’d hafta put $5 in the cussin’ jar and I’m broke at the moment…)
Kim starts her blog with rehashing her nose surgery. She’s really happy with her doctor – and assures us that the doctor knew about her sobriety and that everything was done with that in mind. She also assured us that her “Brookie” (her daughter – which is also, coincidentally the same name my friend Scott and I gave to some cookies we made for a college dance – half bread/half cookie = “brookie”… but I digress… ) was there when she woke up from the surgery – and that a good friend of hers also helped take care of her.
“Because they were having a hard time keeping me down, I was really excited when Lisa’s tea party came along! Finally I could get out of the house! I was so ready to go. I mean it’s only been like five days or so, but I was still ready. Although I had bandages on my nose, it was just us girls so I thought it would be fun. I was getting dressed and our new puppy Kingsley (who is a wonderful, amazing, lovable addition to our family) jumped up and hit the bottom of my nose! My bandage and cast flew off! I I’ve never felt pain like that!”
“Thank god, my friend Melody was there! Called Dr. Grigoryants, who was here within 20 minutes! Because my nose was only less than five days post surgery, all the bones were very fragile and not secure in place. It created swelling immediately — leaving a bump in the center of my new nose! But I don’t hold anything against Kingsley for it though. I don’t know what hurt more: when the dog hit it or when Dr. Grigoryants pushed it back to the center of my face! The pain was excruciating!”
Ouchie… ouchie… ouchie…
“Once Dr. G left and I calmed down, I called Lisa and told her that I wouldn’t be able to make it. She was very understanding and pleasant. Watching the episode it was so nice to see that she told the girls I wouldn’t be attending. She explained to them what happened. Everyone expressed some concern and then continued on with their luncheon. It was nice to not the be the topic of conversation — unlike in other situations where they talk behind my back! Even as recently as Las Vegas! As if myself and my doctors were not aware of the seriousness of this disease or had not taken my SOBRIETY into account! My sobriety is the most important thing in my life. My sobriety is my life.”
Hang on to your sobriety with both hands, Kim!
“First let me be very clear here — if I held a grudge I wouldn’t probably speak to many of these women ever again. But relationships evolve, dynamics change, and sometimes loyalties divide. In regard to Kyle, I always believed that whatever has transpired between the two of us, our friendship was always worth saving. Many situations that have taken place — the first tea party, the reunion, witnessing the conversations between her and Taylor — have all manifested in a substantial change in my feelings towards her. I regard her differently. Now if that is interpreted by her as me holding a grudge, then I do not have the power to change that. I personally feel it is a passive aggressive swipe once more. And it’s also hard for me to understand how she recalls the many issues as “petty.” I would never minimize the feelings of somebody close to me. . .”
Lisa, the issues are “petty” to her – cuz she wasn’t hurt by them – you were. It’s so hard to really understand someone like Kyle in this situation – you just don’t know what to believe. Do you believe her words or her actions? She’s an actress on a reality show where drama is encouraged…well, actually drama is demanded by Bravo. Then you have to add in that her husband is a realtor who wants commission checks – and it gets really complicated.
“It was decided that another tea party is in order. Camille I felt, was regretful of her sudden outburst, which I have to say I could never quite understand. So let us try once more.”
Really? I don’t remember seeing anything remotely from Camille that could be considered “regretful.” Of course, you’re a better man than I…
“Adrienne had been absent from our group, which when we embarked on this journey so many moons ago, was not what we signed up for. We should endeavor to communicate without the need to become litigious, to resolve our differences, to articulate how we feel without financial bullying, which ultimately is redundant when we hope to all have a future together.”
Adrienne is absent. Kick her out of class. She’s distancing herself from everyone because one person said she used a surrogate – which she did. Gosh, no wonder your “Maloof Hoof” comment put her over the edge.
“Taylor provokes the situation, not that I blame her. She must still harbor feelings of resentment when the identical legal situation presented itself previously. I admired her candor, even though it was cloaked in alcohol — never an ideal choice at tea but there you have it.”
Yeah, unfortunately for Taylor, alcohol is providing her “liquid courage” and it really would be so much better for her if she just abstained and summoned the courage from within herself to coherently say the things she wants to say.
“The tension mounts. Brandi is indignant and becomes aware that the only way to substantiate her claim that she had received a legal letter was probably to expose it. So tempers flare and no resolution this week. Keep watching as this fascinating tale is not quite complete. . . And on that note I bid you farewell and encourage you stay with us on our complicated voyage until next week.”
Produce the letter, Brandi.
“So last week I took some flak for my comments about Yolanda. Let me clarify. . .I was simply having fun with Yolanda’s persona. . .without malice or mean spirit. While I don’t know her well, what I do see is a wonderful woman who adores her children and husband and lives an immaculate lifestyle. If Saturday Night Live did a Stepford skit on how perfect her life is, it would be funny and perhaps might even include a tipsy Housewife spilling wine on her white pants. Nobody would think twice about it, and haters wouldn’t be emerging from the woodwork to accuse Lorne Michaels of being bitter and jealous of Yolanda’s life. The point here is that everything I say (or write) should be taken with a giant salt lick. . .not too seriously and not too literally. Hopefully over time you will learn to know me better and understand my personality.”
Marisa, come on… Own the comments you make. You were being catty – your words in your blog last week didn’t really come across as “having fun with Yolanda’s persona.” I don’t think you were being bitter… just snarky. Did you talk to Yo about them and clarify your intent with her? I hope so.
“After pleasantries are exchanged, Lisa and Kyle talk in circles as they attempt to make amends and find a way to broker peace amongst all the feuding women. Their meeting concludes with a tepid truce. . .I’m not buying that it will last. For what it’s worth, I understand Lisa’s being miffed at Kyle not defending her, but at the same time, Lisa is strong enough to fight her battles on her own. . .”
Well, since you know what happens in future episodes, we’ll just hafta take your word that the truce doesn’t last. You’re right, Lisa doesn’t need Kyle to fight her battles… but like Kyle, you just don’t get it. It’s not about needing a friend to fight for you when accusations are flying around – it’s about a friend speaking forth the truth as they know it to set the record straight. It’s kind of common decency. I would never allow someone to malign a friend of mine (or anyone else, actually) – especially if I know that what is being said is not the truth or simply rings untrue.
“At the equestrian center with Brandi and Yolanda, we learn that Yolanda can only afford one horse for her daughter to train with when all the other kids in the neighborhood have two or three! I was wrong about Yolanda’s life — it’s not perfect. Brandi makes me laugh (or cackle like a hyena as Dean would put it) when she says she would “implode” if she signed the gag order from Adrienne. . .I like this woman and agree with Yolanda that Brandi has done all she can to diffuse the situation. Yolanda then tees off on Adrienne unmercifully. . .and a billion people in China are also wondering, “Who in this world is Adrienne Maloof?””
“Who in this world is Adrienne Maloof?” – Best.Line.Ever.
“It begins when Brandi brings up my “nice husband” (which she has a penchant for doing) and Taylor tries to put words in my mouth about Dean which I’ve never said. . . I respond to that effect but add in jest that it would be nice to have “a change” after having sex with the same person for 16 years. . .and meanwhile, Jax of Peter/Jax just stares off into space. Saying what I said doesn’t mean that I’m doing it. . .it just means that I said it. I call bullshit on any man or women in a long term relationship who say they haven’t thought (at least once) of making whoopee with someone new.”
I think Brandi brings up your husband so often cuz she wants one like him and she wishes that you’d realize how lucky you are. I think it’s kind of a blind spot for her not to understand your candor about various topics – since she obviously is readily forthcoming about her own opinions. Her breakup really did a number on her. It’s got to be hard to actually heal up from it since at this point, they’re all public figures and the battle rages on daily via twitter and through custody logistics. It really sickens me since kids are involved.
“Not before long, the conversation shifts from Taylor’s gymnastics (emphasis on “ass”) to lies and lawsuits. Despite Lisa’s sidebar to keep the afternoon civil, the rabble-rousing Taylor brings up the infamous “letter” from Adrienne to Brandi. . . and here we go, yet again.”
It’s kind of funny that Taylor, too, has had enough of Adrienne’s lying – and seems to want the truth to get out. That’s pretty much as bent as a reality show can get – to have Taylor of all people, to be cast in the role of “Truth Seeker.”
“I could almost hear the late Rodney King saying, “Can’t we all get along?” Neither Adrienne nor Brandi gives any ground on this subject, each repeatedly denying the other’s accusations. Twitter and a chef named Bernie get a few nice shout outs but nothing is resolved, and Brandi abruptly leaves ending the festivities. Having not been privy to all the particulars of this tiff, it’s difficult for me to cast judgment. . .but if I had a gun to my head and had to, I’d say Adrienne was being less than truthful.”
“Lisa, Kyle, and I started this adventure three years ago. I love them both and to see then trying to mend fences was heartwarming to me.”
“Lisa was right. . .Camille is a bitch! I have met Lisa’s partner in SUR multiple times, and she is very clear about their business partnership.”
Yes, Camille, in an effort to be relevant in this show this year – seems to be under the delusion she can stir the pot and not reap any adverse repercussions. Silly Camille. We remember you from Season 1, dahling.
“I still don’t think we got a straight answer from Miss Maloof, as usual. I have put up with three years of deception. I’m done! She denied agreeing to be Kennedy’s godmother on the steps of a church. Lie. She didn’t back me when she knew I was being abused. Brandi has no filter but. . .”Friends don’t sue friends!” Right, Adrienne?”
Dies laffin. It only makes this whole line of reasoning so much funnier when you realize it’s coming from Taylor.
“As a single mom having been through expensive litigation. . .I understand Brandi’s fears.”
Perhaps… but Brandi wasn’t being sued because she bilked people and companies out of millions of dollars – the threat of a lawsuit existed because Brandi spoke the truth about a subject. Speaking the truth about a subject is something you really just can’t relate to, Taylor.
Yolanda H. Foster
Yo starts her blog by saying she’s on day 69 of a 90 day regimen for treating her Lyme disease.
“There is nothing harder for me than to sit at the sideline, not being able to be productive. I know it shouldn’t, but it’s making me feel like a loser.”
Yes, Marisa, Yo’s life is oh, so perfect. It is really hard not to be able to do things that you want to be able to do – and that you were able to do just months ago. Health is one of those things we take so much for granted until we lose it. Hopefully, Yo will regain hers.
“I have never taken sides from the day I walked into this intimidating group of women, I have only taken note of how they received me coming in and how they treat one another.”
Well, if you can make sense out of how they treat one another, let me know. I’m tired of hitting my head against the wall.
“As I have spent the past five months in bed, I am naturally going to favor those who showed up at my house and jumped in bed with me for a cup of coffee…”
So wait… are you saying you’re pimping with coffee? If they jump in bed with you – they get coffee? See, Yo, this is how people like me can screw with your words to make them mean something completely other than what you intended them to mean.
“I am a girl’s girl, and I’m sensitive to little things like that. I guess the way Brandi was received in this group last year really affected her, so that’s probably why she made a great effort to reach out and get to know me. I maybe wasn’t received with much love, but I did get respect, because I demand it. I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in Beverly Hills, but I was born with a great deal of self-worth. Even though I have plenty of insecurities, no one in this group intimidates me.”
I admit you kind of intimidate me, Yo. Don’t get me wrong, I’d hang with you any day… but let’s just say I want to stay on the sunny, lemony side of you.
“Which leads me to Adrienne. Intimidation with status and financial power is to me the worst quality a rich person can have. I saw Adrienne do it to Brandi, actually she threatened her with an “Oh boy she is going to get slapped with a fat old lawsuit” for all of us to see… Then she denied it, so why would I not doubt her integrity?”
“Doubt her integrity” sounds so much classier than saying “she’s a lying liar who lies” isn’t it? Lolol.
“Brandi came to the barn because she had so much anxiety and fear about the lawsuit; I truly felt in my heart that I needed to stand by her, support her, and make her see that Adrienne is no more or less than anyone else in this world.”
The best line ever, “Who in in this world is Adrienne Maloof?” Those who were still on the fence about you must have fallen head over heels in love with you for that one.
“The fact that Faye, Kyle, and Camille kiss Adrienne’s ass and make her believe that it is OK to behave like that is concerning to me. I wonder if any of the three ladies have the true means to have a $700 an hour lawyer fight their battles with their girlfriends. Let’s keep it real here. The truth is that I couldn’t afford it, and I don’t believe any of them could either.”
Lol… Well, Yo, if you can’t afford it – what hope is there for the rest of us? I always remember Sean Penn’s line from “Dead Man Walking” – “There is no rich man on death row.”
“So if you read my calm demeanor for arrogance, you are mistaken. I was raised in a culture that is maybe to a fault emotionally controlled, so I have learned to step back, assess the situation, and act on that. I love the American openness and use of language, I just don’t know how to be that way.”
You’re doing fine, Yo.
“I say forget what hurt you, but don’t forget what it taught you. Anyway, at the end of the day, we’re so busy juggling life that we can only be a best friend to a handful. However, we can always have and enjoy the more acquaintance-like relationships. It would be nice to see them kiss, make up, and move on because we’ve got a lot of living to do.”
I dunno, it seems we sometimes perversely enjoy a good fight. For some reason we love to watch it when rich women who pretend to have it all fall off their Prada pedestals and land right on their Maloof Hoofs.
Saturday TV Lineup, February 16th by BB
8PM – American Ninja Warrior (NBC); NASCAR (Fox); Antiques Roadshow (PBS); Too Cute (Anpl); Oprah’s Next Chapter: Beyonce (OWN); History of the Eagles (Showtime)
9PM – 48 Hours Hard Evidence (TLC); My Big Redneck Vacation (CMT); Pit Bulls and Parolees (Anpl); Blackboard Wars (OWN); Oddities/Odd Folks Home (Science); Deadly Sins (ID); Cyndi Lauper (WE); Ripper Street (BBC); The Incredible Dr. Pol (NatGeoWild); Beyonce: Life is But a Dream (HBO)
10PM – 48 Hours (CBS); Flipping Vegas (A&E); 48 Hours Left for Dead (TLC); Swamp Pawn (CMT); Pit Bulls and Parolees (Anpl); Unfaithful: Stories of Betrayal (OWN); Stories from the Road to Freedom (History); Scorned: Love Kills (ID); Graham Norton (BBC)
11:30PM – Saturday Night Live: Christoph Waltz and Alabama Shakes (NBC)