Yes, life did continue for the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills after Kim and Kyle Richards' vicious limousine fight -- but it wasn't easy.
Days after Thursday's shocking season finale, fans of the Bravo hit are still talking about the sisters' shocking blowout. Kyle's best friend Lisa Vanderpump -- who had her own (un-televised) blowout with "permanent houseguest" Cedric -- revealed in her blog just how intense the aftermath was.
"In the weeks that ensued it was very upsetting to see how everybody struggled to put their lives back together, feelings in tatters, feelings that reverberated through the family and friends like myself," Vanderpump wrote in her blog.
As fans know, Kim Richards -- Kyle accused her of being an alcoholic during their brawl -- entered rehab for just one week, and she and her younger sister are reportedly now estranged.
Vanderpump's blog continues: "I know that this family ultimately loves each other, but like so many others there are instances when things accelerate into a rapid decline. Then you then have to draw upon the strength and bond that is so resolute, and will hopefully see them through."
"When I saw this episode for the first time," she says, "It cut me to the quick. Tears rolled freely."
As for the battle itself, Vanderpump is quick to defend her pal Kyle. "There's a lot you the viewer don't know and hasn't been witness to, and I, as a very close friend who has been privy to the emotional turmoil and devastation that has occurred as a result of this type of situation, still am not fully aware of the path that these two sisters have taken," she says.
"The one thing I ask of you as you read this is not to judge Kyle too harshly as tempers flew. I am sure things that were said were instantly regretted too late…and those words don't belong to her, they belong to the world."