Taylor Armstrong and Lisa Vanderpump

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Lisa Vanderpump says she and Taylor Armstrong have turned their friendship around.

"I had a tough start with Taylor," she tells TVGuide.com. "We turned it around halfway through the series when ... I thought this woman has enough battles to fight. She doesn't need another [one] with me." 

Bravo to air Kim Richards' first post-rehab interview as part of Housewives reunion

In the interview below, Lisa and Brandi Glanville talk about this series tougher moments, including the suicide of Taylor's husband and the intense fights between sisters Kim and Kyle Richards. Plus: What does Brandi really think about castmate Dana Wilkey?

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion airs Monday at 9/8c on Bravo.