Credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Photo: Dana Wilkey at the 2012 OK! Magazine Pre-Grammy Party

On The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 2 Reunion, Part 3, friend of the Housewives Dana Wilkey dropped a bomb on her unsuspecting co-stars: She left home at 15!

Dana revealed that she grew up poor, and it wasn’t until her mother’s death that she was exposed to a more lavish lifestyle at her father’s house. For a kid who once had nothing, Dana is proud of her $25,000 sunglasses. 

In her new Bravo blog, the Housewife further explains her climb to the top: “I left home at 15 and pretty much built myself up from there, so I guess I do get enamored by shiny objects and over-the-top money items.” 

However, the pretty party planner hopes her name and price dropping doesn’t send the wrong message. “I hope my silly behavior doesn't make you forget that it doesn't matter where you start — just how you end up,” she writes.

As for Dana, who ended up on a hit reality TV show, she says she would love to return for Season 3. Some of you would love for her to stay, too!

Source: Bravo

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Credit: Bravo Photo: Dana Wilkey Explains Why She Brags About Money in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 2 Reunion, Part 3