Holly Madison on Her Rift with Kendra Wilkinson: 'I'm Done Playing Her Games'
The author opens up about her former Girls Next Door costar
“I wish her the best, but I’m done with that portion of my life,” Madison tells PEOPLE exclusively. “I’ve moved on. I’m happier now.”
After a falling out years ago, Madison and Wilkinson were locked in a battle of she said/she said. Wilkinson accused Madison of “rewriting history” after Madison’s memoir Down the Rabbit Hole came out last year and heavily criticized her on her reality show, Kendra on Top.
“A friendship with her was something I tried to work out off camera years ago,” Madison explains. “But I don’t want to let myself and my friendship with someone be jerked around based on what’s convenient for someone’s reality show. She can bad mouth me or put words in my mouth, but I’m not going to fall for that.”
And Madison, whose new book The Vegas Diaries hits stands May 17, says she simply doesn’t have room for any negativity in her life.
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“Bridget [Marquardt, their fellow Girls Next Door costar] and I have always been friends off camera. There’s a big difference between what’s real and what’s genuine versus someone who is like, ‘I want to be in a feud with you this week because it’s good for ratings. I’m done playing those games.”
As for Wilkinson questioning on her show whether she and Madison should potentially “hear each other out,” Madison has a simple answer.
“I don’t think there would be anything positive about us meeting up,” she says. “It’s not a real friendship and it’s not part of my life anymore.”