'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Star Kim Richards Arrested

by Antoinette Bueno 12:09 PM PDT, April 16, 2015
Playing 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Star Kim Richards Arrested

Reality star Kim Richards was arrested Thursday morning at the Beverly Hills Hotel, ET can confirm.

According to the Beverly Hills Police Department, police were called around 1:30 a.m. by hotel security because Richards was allegedly acting belligerent and refused to leave the restaurant inside the hotel. The 50-year-old Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star then reportedly refused to leave the restaurant's bathroom, at which point security issued a private citizen's arrest.

After getting taken into custody at 2 a.m., Richards allegedly dropped to the floor of the jail and started kicking an officer in the leg. She was arrested for public intoxication, trespassing, resisting arrest and battery of a police officer, and then was issued a citation for a misdemeanor.

Her bail is set at $20,000.

Meanwhile, Bravo is not commenting on Richards' arrest.

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Richards has been open about her battle with alcohol addiction in the past.

"I’m an alcoholic," she said in January 2012 during a Real Housewives reunion show on Bravo. "I had so much guilt and shame for my behavior and what I did, and then I drank to cover the guilt and shame and make it go away. It is a vicious cycle."

Richards has been to rehab three times. She completed her most recent stint in January 2012.

"I'm a person that has done it and relapsed and done it," she admitted to host Andy Cohen. "But at least I’m trying."

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Watch the video below to see Richards bringing her sister Kyle to tears at the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion show earlier this month.