Lisa Rinna believes working on Real Housewives made her a 'better actress'

Lisa Rinna has declared working on reality TV show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills made her a "better actress" and she's now landing more acting jobs.



Lisa Rinna says working in reality TV improved her acting skills
Lisa Rinna says working in reality TV improved her acting skills

Lisa Rinna believes working on 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' has made her a "better actress".

The 60-year-old TV personality appeared in shows such as 'Days of Our Lives' and 'Melrose Place' before joining the cast of reality TV series back in 2014 and she's now revealed she's landing a lot more acting work since leaving and she says her time on RHOBH helped her hone her acting skills.

During an appearance on 'The Jennifer Hudson Show', Lisa was asked if she would ever rejoin the show and she replied: "No. Never. No I wouldn't [go back]. But listen, I grateful for the experience. I think that it has made me a better actor because I'm acting again."

She went on to explain: "I'm not kidding! You laugh, but it's true. I think it made made me a better actor, working with those women [and] going through that experience.

"I just did a movie called 'Mommy Meanest', which I trained for for eight years on that show. I definitely did, and I had a lot to pull from. I have a lot to pull from after working for eight years on that show.

"You know, different psychologies of different women I never would have come across that if I hadn't done that show. I am grateful for that show. I'm the person I am today because of it, but I'll never go back. Did it, done it, saw the movie."

Lisa confirmed her departure from RHOBH and she has since admitted she "didn't expect" the outpouring of love she received from fans after quitting.

She told PEOPLE: "I didn't expect that, I really didn't. "That is the thing that was unexpected to me the most about everything. I thought people would mostly be like, 'Thank God we got her fired' - and some were, don't get me wrong. But the majority of it was love ...

"Even the way people described my eight years on the show, with words like 'legend, icon, G.O.A.T.' ... It felt - like I died, but I didn't, and I got to see all the things that people would say about me at my funeral."