Kelsey Grammer infamously had an affair with his now-wife Kayte Walsh while still married to Camille Grammer. The former couple, who have two children together, have been split for more than two years now and yet Kelsey is still talking and taking about his Real Housewives of Beverly Hills ex-wife — but refusing to say her name.
In a new sneak peek at tomorrow night’s episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter, Kelsey tells Oprah Winfrey that he felt as if he “owed” Camille fame, considering the circumstances that went down prior to their split. Kelsey’s wife, Kayte Walsh, is also a part of the interview and she dishes on how it feels being labeled “the other woman.”
During the show, Oprah calls out Kelsey for not leaving Camille sooner. “You lacked the courage,” she tells him, regarding his decision to have an affair during his marriage instead of being a man about it and breaking things off with Camille first.
Ironically, Kelsey agrees. “Yeah, I did. And I did believe that I owed something to that person, that I owed fame,” Kelsey replies. For some reason he can’t bring himself to actually say his wife’s name. “She had given up so much to just endure this horrible life she had with me,” Kelsey adds, sarcastically. Who knows why he’s being sarcastic about that — it was a horrible thing for Camille to be married to someone who chose to cheat on her and on top of that, put her on a reality show at the same time.
Kelsey had previously claimed that he graciously put Camille on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as a parting gift. “It was a very difficult marriage and a very difficult decade,” he said. “I thought, ‘So long, here’s a present for you.'” Camille’s opinion of the whole thing was that it was his way of distracting her while he was in New York City sleeping with another woman.
Just two weeks after their divorce was finalized, Kelsey married Kayte at The Plaza Hotel in NYC. The two had conceived their first child during Kelsey’s marriage to Camille. Unfortunately, that pregnancy ended in miscarriage. Shortly after, Kayte became pregnant with twins and gave birth to a baby girl last month. The other baby had tragically died a few months into the pregnancy.
Camille Grammer will be seen (although only as a part-time cast member) on the upcoming third season of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills which is set to premiere this fall on Bravo. Kelsey and Kayte’s interview will air tomorrow night on the OWN Network at 9/8c.