Kyle Richards' reprisal of her "Halloween" character was, shall we say, painful.
And she has an unfortunate lasting memory of her role.
"I will tell you this, I broke my nose and I didn't even tell anybody on the set that night even though I was like, 'I think I broke my nose,'" the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star revealed in a recent interview with Variety. "I was so worried they'd have a stunt person come in and do my job because they had someone there dressed just like me."
The incident, she said, even left her with "a knot" on her nose.
Kyle first portrayed Lindsey Wallace in the original "Halloween" in 1978 when she was nine years old. She brought the character back for "Halloween Kills," which is slated for an October release.
"They basically came to me and said to me, we want you to participate in the new 'Halloween' and bring back your character. I was just like, oh my gosh, I'm so excited," she said. "Acting is my first love, that's what I started out doing as a baby. It's just exciting when I can still do that and reprise a role I did so many years ago and work with Jamie Lee Curtis, who I absolutely love and adore."
The director, David Gordon Green, told her to look at the script before signing on to the film.
"I got really excited and then the director said, 'Before you get too excited, you have to read the script because there's some things in there that might be scary to you,'" she said. "I was like, I'm sure I can handle it and I read it and I was like, oh my God, I actually don't know if I can do this."
"I was like, 'Kyle, you cannot not do this because you're afraid.' And I looked at my husband like, 'I actually don't know if I can do this thing I'm supposed to do in the script,' it was to that point," she continued. "I had anxiety leading up to it for so long."
After signing on the dotted line, Kyle said she altered her appearance to prepare for the role — she even got bangs, as "Housewives" viewers know.
"I didn't do Botox at all for six months leading up to the movie, because an an actress you want to be able to move your face," she said. "We should want to be able to move our face in real life, but I'm good thanks. After seeing this season, I'm like, no, between the bangs and the no botox and no sleep, I'm like no, not liking this look at all!"