If you’ve been checking Facebook and Instagram for the last two weeks (who hasn’t?), your news feed has likely been flooded with countless pictures of precious children (most holding creative, bedazzled signs sharing teachers’ names and what grade they’re entering that are the envy of a multitude of Pinterest followers!) heading back to school. I’m sure that there are a bevy of you who have posted your own proud pics of kiddos growing up too fast and refusing to let you walk them into their classroom. I’ve enjoyed seeing every last one!
The back to school frenzy has been so intense this year, that the craze isn’t just for pre-K through high school students. I have one friend from college who has jokingly vocalized his disdain for the fad to the point where he has close to a hundred friends who are now tagging him in their back-to-school posts just to add more play to his notifications tab. He has retaliated by posting his 33rd first day of school and returning the favor–all in good fun. Of course, reality stars are getting into the game because, let’s be honest, they always LOVE a reason to hashtag yet another Instagram photo! Shahs of Sunsets’Mercedes “MJ” Javid posted her own variation…and called out haters with less than nice comments. #bts, y’all!
Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi shared, “Happiest birthday wishes to this little monkey of mine. Reza I know you in ways that most of the world will never know and I’m so glad for that. You have such a kind heart and your sense of humor is undeniably sharp! Can’t wait to celebrate with you tonight. Happy birthday!”
Mike shared this “epic” selfie on Instagram, adding, “When I selfie, I make sure that shxt is epic. Me and Jessica on our honeymoon in Mykonos, Greece. Private villa over looking Lali Livadi Beach. 4 months strong Bxtches!! Next stop is Ibiza, then Paris. #jesssaidyes #europepartytourbeforewehavebabies” Check out Mike and Jessica’s pictures from Greece below. They scream happy couple in love with themselves each other. Maybe a divorce is the last stop on the tour.
Bobby shared the above picture of Asifa, adding, “Through ups and downs it’s never been dull since we met. Looking forward to more trips and crazy moments. Love you. Happy Birthday.” Asifa posted a similar birthday dinner pic, but she opted to talk about the universe and life on other planets (she’s deep like that) instead of something like how much spending her birthday in paradise with the love of her life (snort) means to her. See more photos below.
Are you ready for more leveraged-to-the-hilt gold gilded drama? Shahs of Sunset has already been renewed for a fifth season.
It’s not altogether too surprising considering the vitriolic reunion left off with a “To Be Continued…” as GG Gharachedaghi beseeched Mike Shouhed to give his friendship to the group another chance and invited him out for a drink with the rest of the cast. Mike came under fire for his cheating ways this season, despite his marriage to Jessica Parido.
Last night, the Shahs of Sunset reunion ended without Jessica Parido sitting in the hot seat, with Mike Shouhed agreeing to go out for post reunion drinks with the ‘friends’ who just trashed him for hours, and with some “to be continued … next season” nonsense.
Asa Soltan Rahmati and Reza Farahan shared their thoughts on Mike’s place in the group and the reunion as a whole with Bravo. When asked if Mike can “make things right” again, Asa said, “Mike can absolutely make things right with the group if he cares enough. We go way back. Our friendships are sacred.” If “if he cares enough” is code for “if he begs master Reza enough” and “sacred” is code for “dysfunctional,” then I totally agree.
About her first reunion, Asifa said, “I was feeling very anxious and a little jittery. So much happened all season long and there was a tremendous amount of pent up anger on so many different ends. It was like a volcano waiting to erupt. I can confidently say it was an intense feeling for all, kind of like being on the Titanic right after hitting the iceberg. Who would feel comfortable walking onto a sinking boat?” Eh, I’d feel comfortable as long as MJ‘s boobs were on board.
Despite the drama this season, Mike and Jessica were married in March.
“Planning the wedding was surreal,” shared Mike. “I couldn’t believe that I was planning what will be one of the biggest nights of mine and Jessica’s life. I was a Groomzilla! I was part of every single decision made – from invitations, venue, flowers, food tasting, band, DJ, and even the music selection. It was 350 of our closest friends! Hundreds of thousands of dollars spent… it had to be perfect.”