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Vanderpump Rules Danica Dow

When Vanderpump Rules viewers first met Danica Dow last season, she was venting about getting suspended as the assistant manager of SUR after she fought her on-again-off-again boyfriend Brett Willis after he suggested having a threesome.

That sounded like the beginning of an interesting storyline. However, we pretty much only saw Danica serve as a sounding board for Dayna Kathan’s love triangle and whatever Scheana Shay had going on throughout thee season. Yeah, she got into that fight during the season finale and she had that beef with recently fired cast member Max Boyens. However, other than that, her scenes were seemingly left on the cutting room floor.

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Honestly what is left to say about Vanderpump Rules? Is there any point in discussing this? Can I bow out now with just a sayonara to the OG’s. We know that at least a 1/3 of the cast won’t return. Bravo hasn’t announced it yet, but I doubt we’ll see Lala Kent, Brittany Cartwright, or Jax Taylor next season. Well, not if they expect me to watch anyway. And we alllll know Bravo is catering things to my specific wants!

With sponsors and D-list celebrities cutting ties with Jax in response to his not-so-secret Twitter behavior, it’s only a matter of time. Like Ariana Madix pointed out during the season, Brittany is collateral damage.

But truly, after Jax got on national television, smugly insulted his boss and tried to call Andy Cohen out, I think it’s time for ‘his show’ to end. Jax’s ego is out of fucking control! He’s gross, slimy, a liar, a racist, a homophobe, and emotionally abusive to his wife. He’s also emotionally abusive to his castmates. Stassi Schroeder, who really has no room to talk, said at this point everyone is afraid to confront Jax because he’s so vicious. 

Vanderpump Rules Lala Kent

At this point, it’s tough not to think “what’s the point” when it comes to finishing out this season of Vanderpump Rules. We all know that Stassi Schroeder, Kristen Doute, Max Boyens, and Brett Caprioni got fired. Without Stassi, it’s obvious that Beau Clark won’t film next season. Rumor has it that Jax Taylor might be next on the chopping block. Or at least that’s what some fans want in addition to some disgruntled VPR alums.

So, it just feels a little bit fruitless to watch this final reunion episode. However, the TV options during the coronavirus pandemic are rather limited, so here we are.

Vanderpump Rules Kristen Doute

It almost seems pointless to write this in light of the latest news that Stassi Schroeder, Kristen Doute, Max Boyens, and Brett Caprioni were fired from Vanderpump Rules for racist remarks and behaviors.

Honestly watching part 2 of the Vanderpump Rules reunion was like watching a zoom full of ghosts.

This firing is long overdue in the case of Stassi who has a history of awful statements. I also think it’s time for Jax Taylor to face those same consequences for his rampant misogyny and disgusting homophobic and transphobic statements. Statements he has made in front of Andy Cohen on WWHL. While Vanderpump Rules may be ‘Jax’s show’ (in his own hubristic mind!), WWHL is Andy’s show. And Andy, like Lisa Vanderpump, has let this crap go completely unchecked for way too long. 

Vanderpump Rules Stassi Schroeder Beau Clark

It feels like such a moot point to watch Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute screaming at each other during tonight’s Vanderpump Rules reunion. This morning, Stassi, Kristen, Max Boyens, and Brett Caprioni all got fired from the show because of their racially insensitive remarks and past behavior.

Nevertheless, the Vanderpump Rules reunion was pre-taped and the reunion continues tonight with a second episode.

Kristen Doute Scheana Marie Shay

Poor Kristen Doute. It always seems like she is the one who gets the short end of the stick on Vanderpump Rules. There are some people who get a free pass, ahem Jax Taylor, and others who are always in the wrong. For example, when Jax and Kristen hooked up while her boyfriend Tom Sandoval was in the other room, it was Kristen that no one could forgive. It takes two, y’all!

When Kristen needed Katie Maloney and Stassi Schroeder to be there for her during her tumultuous relationship with Brian Carter, they got tired of Kristen’s back and forth and ended their friendship with her. Even during the Pump Rules reunion, Kristen got ganged up on when it was revealed she had slept with Max Boyens right before he started dating Dayna Kathan. And Max got crickets! However, one person has come forward to defend Kristen. Scheana Marie has stepped up to the plate and has a lot to say on the matter. 

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Ugh – I am losing my patience for “Jax Taylor‘s show.” Jax needs to get off his high – very, very <snort, snort> high horse, and take Lisa Vanderpump‘s advice to “SHUT UP.” Lala Kent needs to come down with him. I do not need to see this jump off, with a face so inflated with fillers she looks like a balloon, tell anyone how to live. So are the days of Vanderpump Rules when the most awful people sanctimoniously judge others.

So much chaos in a zoom reunion. Even more so than in a regular old ‘on the stage’ reunion. The best though t’was Lisa chastising Andy Cohen for essentially showing up in his sweats. At the very least he could put on a low-cut satin blouse!

Jax and Tom Sandoval are rocking some serious facial hair. Is it like some sort of sign that they’re going to fight? Like they will start by throwing chairs at their computer screens, then throw the actual computers, then mutually run out their neighboring homes, race across the street and start brawling in the front lawn until they’re ticketed for breaking quarantine?

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The Vanderpump Rules Season 8 reunion kicks off tonight. Andy Cohen meets with the many Vanderpump Rules cast members via video chat to dish on the most interesting moments of the season and to drop some truth bombs about some tea none of us knew about.

Of course, we will see Jax Taylor and Tom Sandoval’s feud play out, for the 100th time. And, most likely, they’ll be “best friends” again next season. However, I’m sure they’re gonna revisit the “pre-bachelor party” drama and the dueling pool parties.