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Real Housewives Of Salt Lake City

Lisa Barlow Real Housewives Of Salt Lake City

Welcome back to Episode 2 of The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City! I have to be honest, I don’t think I’ve ever been this excited for a second episode of Housewives in the history of the franchise. And of course, I say that realizing I may be biased being from Utah. But judging from the overwhelmingly positive response I’ve seen online from the premiere, it seems most of my fellow Bravoholics feel the same!

Now, before jumping into this week’s avalanche of drama on the ski slopes, I have to back up. Because in all my excitement about the premiere, I completely forgot to judge the first set of RHOSLC taglines! So let’s dive into the ‘Wives icy one-liners, shall we? Overall, I think it’s a strong bunch that makes a memorable introduction to the Utah ladies. Jen Shah is clearly happy to position herself as the resident queen bee of the group. Which, I feel the need to point out isn’t just a Beyoncé comparison; for those in the know, it’s a Utah reference. (Because of their community-minded work ethic, early Mormon pioneers christened Utah “the Beehive State.” There are even beehives worked into the architecture of many of the oldest buildings in downtown SLC.)

Real Housewives of Salt Lake City Jen Shah

I have to admit, Jen Shah is quickly becoming my favorite housewife on Real Housewives of Salt Lake City. I know, I know. We are only one episode in. But the moment she stepped out of a Porsche in open toed stilettos into the snow, I knew she was the housewife for me.

As if that wasn’t enough, Jen already has beef. And it’s good beef too. Jen is mad at co-star and ex-friend Mary Cosby for telling her she smelled like a hospital. While Jen readily admits that she might have, it was for a good reason. Jen was visiting her aunt in the hospital, who had just gone through the traumatic experience of getting both legs amputated. Do you think Mary gave a shit? Spoiler alert: no, she did not.

eWhitney says she would have done vow renewal regardless of whether or not she was on a TV show 

The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City is here and a complete hit so far! Almost every scene in the first episode had fans’ jaws on the floor. The women brought fashion, a variety of cultures and religions, and a marriage to a former relative! Even Whitney Rose’s vow renewal caught fans’ attention. That’s right. A vow renewal to start her career as a Housewife. A choice and a half.

Any professional reality TV watcher knows a vow renewal is the kiss of death to a marriage on TV. There’s Vicki Gunvalson and Donn GunvalsonCynthia Bailey and Peter Thomas  (barf), and Ramona Singer and Mario Singer. To name just a few.

Katie Maloney Says Lisa Barlow Is Not “The Sundance Queen” Despite Her Claims On Real Housewives Of Salt Lake City

We are only one episode into Real Housewives of Salt Lake City and I am already way more invested than I ever expected to be. If you haven’t started watching yet, please do so immediately (well, after you’re done reading this article).

Whoever did the casting for this show deserves a raise. There is no filler in this cast. Every single one of them has a good storyline both within the group and on her own. I am already so interested and beyond ready for more.

Whitney Rose Real Housewives Of Salt Lake City

Real Housewives of Salt Lake City has officially taken Bravo by storm. Fans are already praising how fun the show is, even after the premiere alone. And I have to agree. The drama is already brewing, the cast is diverse and most of all, they are interesting. No cookie cutter housewives of this franchise. These ladies are the real deal when it comes to who we want to be watching.

One standout is Mary Cosby. For one, she probably has the most interesting background of them all. She’s a Pentecostal First Lady who inherited her family’s empire of churches. But that’s not even the most interesting thing about what she inherited. She also inherited her step-grandfather as a husband. You heard right. Insert cringe face emoji.

Whitney Rose Real Housewives Of Salt Lake City

Real Housewives of Salt Lake City is here, and it doesn’t disappoint. During the premiere episode, we met a diverse group of women with different ethnicities, religions, and varying degrees of being “extra.”

The RHOSLC star who is the most extra is Jen Shah. She threw an extravagant birthday party for Meredith Marks, but it was really all about Jen.  Jen wasted no time wading into controversy by telling her teenage son that if you kiss a girl, “Guess what, you can contract herpes, probably AIDS.” Obviously, that isn’t true, but why should the truth get in Jen’s way?

Seth Marks Meredith Marks Real Housewives Of Salt Lake City

You know the old Real Housewives curse? Happy couple shows up – great marriage, great house, great kids. By season three they are having affairs, crying in closets, and siphoning money to offshore bank accounts. It’s no secret that reality television has played a major role in divorce petitions. Real Housewives of Salt Lake City might shake up that theory, however.

Meredith Marks, who is not Lisa Barlow, is starting things a bit different. She comes out of the gate with a relationship in trouble and viewers will see attempts to navigate issues while cameras invade their privacy and follow their every move. We’re still getting to know this cast, and some surprises are definitely in store (I’m looking at you, Mary Cosby). Now Meredith shares how she went from happily ever after to irreconcilable differences, and wound up somewhere in the middle.

Jen Shah Says She Brings The Most Drama To Real Housewives Of Salt Lake City; Says The Others Are Faking Their Drama

Real Housewives of Salt Lake City is giving us the most. And we have only just begun. We have already seen some juicy drama emerge. First, with the “I don’t know her” issue between Lisa Barlow and Heather Gay. To summarize: Heather claims she and Lisa have known each other for years. Lisa says she only knows Heather from flashing her boobs in college.

But one of the most interesting fights I’ve seen on any housewives franchise to date is the one between Jen Shah and Mary Cosby. Brace yourself, because it’s one for the books. Quite simply, they fell out because Mary accused Jen of smelling like a hospital. Which Jen sort of admits was true because she was visiting her aunt who just had both of her legs amputated. To which Mary says in her confessional, “she should have drank more water.” EPIC AND EVIL.