"Dancing with the Stars": Lisa Vanderpump on her chances and all those bruises

Lisa Vanderpump is covered in bruises and says she can use all the help she can get this week on "Dancing with the Stars." But the season 16 contender isn't letting it ruin her spirit.

"I'm a restauranteur on a reality show, so for me it's a huge stretch. But I've had an amazing time, but I think you can see on the show that I still have a sense of humor," said Vanderpump, who noted that she's in need of votes this week.

Last week, Vanderpump and her professional dance partner, Gleb Savchenko, finished in the bottom two, but managed to survive when injured figure skater Dorothy Hamill, withdrew from the competition on the advice of her spinal surgeon.

"That's the hardest thing, I think, the physicality of it. Just how challenging it is," the reality TV star said, calling the whole experience "difficult." She added, "Who knows how it's going to go."

When she's not dancing for a mirror ball trophy, Vanderpump can be seen on two other reality shows: "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" and "Vanderpump Rules." Next up for the reality TV star? She's launching a third restaurant -- this one will open in the West Hollywood area.

And if that weren't enough to keep her busy, Vanderpump recently teamed with I Can't Believe It's Not Butter to launch the new webisode series, "Breakfast After Dark."

"Everyone who knows me, knows I'm passionate about cooking and being a restaurateur for a long time," she said. "So these are vignettes with tips on entertaining...so it's just some great recipes...We shot them at my house."

"Dancing with the Stars" airs Monday nights at 8 p.m. ET and Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.

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