The last Vanderpump Rules episode had to be a tough one for Scheana Marie to watch. She confirmed that Mike Shay cleared out her bank account and ran away without contacting her for days. Then she told him she was meeting with a lawyer to file for divorce. Nevertheless, Scheana seems pretty far-removed from that since she has a new relationship with Robert Valletta.
Not only does Scheana have a new man, but they are serious enough to go on a vacation together. The new couple shared some cute pics from their trip to Amsterdam – which was the perfect distraction from that heartbreaking season finale episode.
When Vanderpump Rules first started, it was basically the Stassi Schroeder show, which was just fine with me. Those first two seasons were iconic in my eyes. This season is all about Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz’s wedding – and Katie is feeling the heat thanks to her rage texts and drunken arguments.
Stassi had a lot to say in defense of her girl Katie. She also defended herself against Scheana Marie’s claims that Stassi and Kristen Doute excluded her from planning Katie’s wedding events and addressed her breakdown after what she described as her “most embarrassing moment” on the show.
Even though the Vanderpump Rules fans are well aware that Scheana Marie and Mike Shaysplit up back in November 2016, the split was barely addressed this season… until the last few episodes. This means that the split is going to be front and center at the reunion. Not only that, but Scheana accuses Shay of cheating on her during the reunion episodes.
Personally, I am so shocked that Shay even showed up for the reunion since he left Scheana by herself for most of the season. This is especially shocking since Scheana is currently dating Robert Valletta – someone that Jax Taylor has some opinions on, of course.
It’s so hard trying to keep track of Lala Kent’s presence on Vanderpump Rules. Is she still a part of the show? Is she done with it forever? It seems like that answer is constantly changing. Lala left the show, denounced the show, returned for the reunion, and started taking a lot of photos with Scheana Marie and Ariana Madix. Now it seems like she’s all in again, but who knows.
I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I was actually pretty moved by Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz wedding. I know we didn’t even get to the actual vows part yet, but it was so sweet when Jax Taylor and Tom Sandoval surprised Schwartz by flying out his triplet brothers to attend the wedding.
It was really nice, but a lot of the viewers were so confused by the couple spending so much money on towel invitations and flower arrangements instead of paying for his family to attend the event. Still, this is a way nicer criticism than the hate the couple has faced all season in response to their drunken arguments.
Vanderpump Rules star Kristen Doute is a master when it comes to stirring the pot and she owns up to everything she’s done. It was Kristen’s instigation that brought us that instantly iconic “battered wife” monologue from Tom Sandoval and restored Pump Rules to its former glory. Obviously, I am going to watch the show no matter what, but this season was lagging until that point. Thank you, Kristen.
The New Orleans trip resurrected this season of Vanderpump Rules. The whole thing was such a hot mess that I don’t even know where to begin. Luckily for me, I don’t have to since Jax Taylor and Tom Schwartz just opened up about the latest antics that went down this season. Plus, these two really have a way with words.
Jax and Tom recapped (what little they remember about) the bachelor party in New Orleans; they shared their opinions on James Kennedy’s girlfriend; they reflected on Scheana Marie’s divorce (spoiler alert: they both saw it coming); and of course they both addressed the criticisms about their own relationships.