(NEW YORK) – Real Housewives of Beverly Hills audiences may miss Lisa Vanderpump next season, but there’s one person who’s very happy she left: Lance Bass.
On Thursday, the singer sat down with PEOPLE Now and discussed his friend’s exit from the show after nine seasons, admitting that he’d “been trying to get her to leave that show for years.”
“I kept telling her like, ‘Look, one season these girls are going to take you down. They are going to plan. They are going to meet up’ … and they did. They waited years to bring her down,” said Bass, 40, who added of her castmates, “they went hard at her.”
Vanderpump, 58, who had a major falling out with her costars throughout the course of filming season 9 and skipped the reunion, announced her departure in June.
“The last year was a very negative year for me,” she explained in an interview with Extra. “I feel like we’re moving forward. They have had their resolution. I just had a horrible time with the show and the women. It was a very sad time in my life and it wasn’t made any better. I just decided to walk away.”