Puppygate – it’s the greatest mystery since the pyramids, and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills storyline that’s dominated season nine. The mystery surrounds an innocent puppy, Lucy Lucy Apple Juice, who was given to Dorit Kemsley by Vanderpump Dogs. Somehow, the puppy ended up in a kill shelter and the story was suspiciously leaked to the rest of the Housewives, and soon to the media. All fingers point to Lisa Vanderpump (LVP) as the puppeteer behind it all, but it’s also clear that Teddi Mellencamp isn’t innocent in this either. Insert testimony from the Vanderpump Dogs staff, and now it’s a big mess. Confused? Not to worry. We’ll use evidence from season nine to explain Puppygate and which RHOBH Housewife is to blame.
What is Puppygate?
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The puppygate story leaks
Back at the rescue, Teddi told Kyle that the staff from Vanderpump Dogs were so upset about Dorit’s dog that they told her about it and made her promise not to say anything.
It’s important to note that both Lisa Vanderpump (LVP) and Teddi had a falling out with Dorit last season. Were John Sessa and Teddi purposefully leaking this information to Kyle?
The Teddi Mellencamp / John Blizzard connection
Why was it so important to Lisa Vanderpump that Dorit know that Teddi had dirt on her? Was it a way of getting under Dorit's skin?
Lisa Rinna thinks Teddi was set up
Teddi was shocked at the idea that LVP would use her like that.
This does sound like something Lisa Vanderpump would do...
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Lisa Vanderpump takes the blame
The women quickly turned on LVP, accusing her of setting the whole thing up.
Lisa Rinna's theory is pretty darn good...
Teddi Mellencamp pulls out John Blizzard’s text messages
You have to admit- this is some pretty damning evidence.
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The tables turn on Teddi Mellencamp
What a plot twist! Was Teddi the one who actually set this up?
John Blizzard caught in a lie
Did John Blizzard really lie, and why is he changing his story now? Well, she is his boss after all…
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Teddi Mellencamp isn’t innocent
Teddi Mellencamp admits her part in Puppygate
If this is true, why is LVP adamant that she had no part in it?
Who leaked Puppygate?
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At this time, Kyle Richards and Lisa Vanderpump are no longer friends.
Which Housewife is to blame?
Also, there’s the fact that John Blizzard is now saying LVP was never involved in the Puppygate set-up.
Do you think this was all Teddi Mellencamp’s doing, or was Lisa Vanderpump the puppeteer pulling the strings the whole time?
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