Brandi Glanville’s second book, Drinking & Dating: P.S. Social Media Is Ruining Romance, has hit the shelves on Tuesday, and as expected, she dropped some serious bombs when it comes to her life—including revelations of drug use, lesbian hookups, and a scandalous rendezvous in the bathroom of a co-star’s home.
In one excerpt from the book, Brandi admits to having a fondness for Lexapro, which she would like to blame on her ex-husband, Eddie Cibrian, and the public mess he put her through during their split. In addition to popping pills, Brandi began drinking heavily and in late 2013, was spotted stumbling out of a Los Angeles restaurant with her breast —and tampon string—exposed.
“I stumbled out of a restaurant with the top of my pretty Alice + Olivia dress pulled down showing my boob and the bottom tucked up to reveal a black thong with my tampon string hanging out,” she recalled.
The photos were both shocking and worrisome. Brandi has been known to drink too much and seeing it become so frequent raised serious questions as to whether or not Brandi may have been dealing with an addiction issue.
After the photos hit the web, Brandi came clean about drinking too much, telling Sober Magazine that she struggles to cope when her kids are with their father and often self-medicates in an effort to numb her sadness.
At another point in the book, Brandi tells of a lesbian hookup she experienced. A woman was “rubbing the side of my waist” during a conversation and while Brandi was “not quite sure what to do” at first, she quickly realized that she was “not hating the attention” and proceeded to engage in a “full-blown make out session.”
Speaking of make outs, Brandi also took part in another scandalous make out—and all in the bathroom of her co-star Kyle Richards’ home where she and the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills were celebrating Kyle’s annual White Party.
“I was labeled a wh**e because I made out with a hot guy in the bathroom at a party at one a.m.,” Brandi wrote. “This totally happened. Were we having sex? Absolutely not.”
Following the rendezvous, fans and others deemed her a “wh**e,” among other things, and some even questioned her parenting.
Brandi certainly doesn’t hide the fact that she’s a bit wild, but when it comes to her kids, she appears to be doing a stand-up job. They are happy, cared for, and are surrounded by people who love them at all times. And in the end, that’s all that matters—not what happened in Kyle’s bathroom.
Still, it’s hard not to worry about the criticism that the boys may receive in regard to their mother’s actions both on the show and off.
For more of Brandi Glanville’s secrets, check out Drinking & Dating in stores now.