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The Real Story Behind 'Real Housewives' Star Lisa Rinna's Belle Gray Robbery

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If you watched last night's juicy Real Housewives of Beverly Hills episode, one question may have crossed your mind: did Lisa Rinna really have her own boutique in LA? The answer is yes, that happened, and she had not one, but two locations. Digging into our archive, you'll see that, following Belle Gray's Calabasas closing in 2009, Belle Gray Studio City closed in 2012 due to a decline in sales and, we're guessing, all those robberies.

Although poor Belle Gray experienced multiple burglaries in a span of weeks, there was one incident that seemed straight out of a movie (or PR stunt, which they deny). In 2010, Rinna and her husband Harry Hamlin were on the Today show when Hamlin received a call that their store had been broken into just moments before they went on camera. "Girls, I have to tell you I have to keep my cell phone on, because our clothing store is being robbed as we speak," Hamlin revealed live to hosts Hoda Kotb and Kathy Lee Gifford. "And by the way, our alarm company was supposed to take care of this, and they did nothing, did nothing!"

Looking to make light of the situation, Rinna exclaimed "That’s real life, baby!"

E! News reported that an estimated $10,000 in clothing was stolen, but thankfully, none of the Chanel or other luxury designer items they had in stock. (Clearly, the burglars didn't know a thing about fashion.) Watch the infamous clip here.