Which Surprising ‘Real Housewives’ Attended Lisa Vanderpump’s Vanderpump Dogs Gala?
Lisa Vanderpump from Vanderpump Rules held her fourth annual Vanderpump Dogs Fundraising Gala. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum sparkled, wearing a gorgeous crimson and cream gown, plus her husband Ken Todd was by her side. Giggy was also decked out in a pink and pearl jacket.
She shared a few fun images on Instagram. Including one where she and designer Elena Alain are chatting about the gala wearing fluffy dog masks. Vanderpump and Alain are then seen coughing on the couch with masks in hand. “Goodnight it was a great one,” she shared.
The black-tie event was held on November 21 and the foundation anticipated at least 450 people would attend. “The funds raised at our Gala benefit The Vanderpump Dog Foundation, to help us create a better world for dogs, both domestically and internationally,” according to Vanderpump Dogs. The gala looked spectacular and the stars and friends came out in droves. Which stars and Real Housewives attended? A few cast members who attended may be a little surprising too.
Stars and SURvers attended the gala
Vanderpump Dogs shared video, featuring a number of the partygoers. Ross Matthews shared he couldn’t miss the event. “I’m here for Lisa and Ken because I love them,” he shared. “And because adoption and rescue is so close to my heart.” He adds he has three rescue pups now too. Also in attendance was Animal Planet’s, Dr. Evan Antin. Plus, celebrity stylist, Chaz Dean discussed his love for the foundation.
Singer Ally Brooke was excited to be in attendance and so was Christy McGinity and Autumn Taylor from Little Women LA. Host and actor Mario Lopez spoke during the gala. Actress Nicky Whelan and Emmy Perry were also featured on the step and repeat.
Also, most of the Vanderpump Rules cast were on hand, including Kristen Doute, who has complained in the past that Vanderpump often blocks her from events. Another person who was previously on the outs with Vanderpump was James Kennedy who proudly arrived with girlfriend Raquel Leviss. Scheana Shay, Brittany Cartwright, and Tom Sandoval were all caught on camera chatting with the media.
These ‘Housewives’ attended too
Vanderpump has remained close with RHOBH alum, Joyce Giraud. Giraud shared video of Vanderpump’s impassioned speech during the gala. And while she didn’t share a photo wearing her gown, she offered a glimpse of her sparkling white dress in her story.
Shannon Beador from The Real Housewives of Orange County and boyfriend John Janssen attended too. Beador shared video and photos getting glammed up and ready for the event. “And the fun continues getting ready for the @vanderpumpdogs Gala,” Beador shared. She also said hello to the Vanderpump Dogs camera at the gala too.
Some of the surprising attendees included RHOBH alum, Kim Richards. Richards is filmed talking to the media, wearing a smart black dress and sharing her love for the foundation. While Vanderpump didn’t have a direct beef with Richards, viewers recall the painful falling out she had with Richards’ sister Kyle. Another RHOBH cast member who had a falling out with Vanderpump was Camille Grammer. Grammer was also in attendance and even posted some photos with Vanderpump.