It’s weddings and engagements galore on Vanderpump Rules. The newest season will feature the Kentucky fried
sham wedding of Brittany Cartwright and Jax Taylor. Viewers will be treated to a Disney princess themed wedding in a castle, where we get to hear Brittany say “I’m making the biggest mistake of my life just to be on TV” “I do” in between guzzling shots of tequila and beer cheese. Can’t wait.
I’m not sure if we’ll see Randall Emmett’s proposal to Lala Kent, but I hope that we don’t. I don’t have the stomach to hear Lala say, “Yes, daddy,” after Randall pops the question. Barf. Watching Beau Clark propose to Stassi Schroeder in a cemetery is more my speed. I’ll happily watch Stassi’s wedding as well, it will be anything but boring and it will be in Europe. But will Stassi decide to have her wedding filmed for viewers?
How about some positive news? It might not be world peace, but it’s a start. It seems like drama is unfolding for the upcoming season of Vanderpump Rules. This time around James Kennedy might be taking a break from the fighting. Hopefully, the fighting will also take a break from him. James is still going strong with his long term lady friend, Raquel Leviss. She is now employed at SUR and hopefully avoiding
Katie Maloney internal conflict. The couple still live together and James recently celebrated his newfound sobriety!
As you might have guessed, James is still vibing with his music. Currently, no one seems to be stalking James or insulting Raquel. But maybe Kristen Doute has been busy lately. I’m kidding! We also know amends were made with his nemesis, Jax Taylor, though James and Raquel were absent from Jax’s recent nuptials. Earlier this summer James shared that even he and Lala Kent were back on speaking terms. Did Hell freeze over when I wasn’t looking or has James finally turned a corner? It’s starting to look like our White Kanye might not get the bad edit this year!
Most of the Vanderpump Rules cast members have been accused of partying too much throughout the show’s seven seasons. But, no one has been in the hotseat more than the self-proclaimed White Kanye, aka James Kennedy.
He’s “stopped drinking” a few times, but as of this moment, the British DJ is two months sober. But, wait. Didn’t filming for Season 8 just wrap up? Doesn’t this mean that he was only sober for the tail end the season? Or did he make this decision after filming concluded? While, the timing is a little bit murky, James seems to have a clear outlook on the situation.
Even though fans haven’t seen a single frame of footage from Vanderpump Rules Season 8, the devoted viewers have followed the drama on social media. It seemed like Kristen Doute, Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, and Scheana Marie unfollowed Jax Taylor on Instagram.
However, Kristen revealed that he actually blocked her. And, if that is true, he presumably blocked the others as well…. even though they were all just members of the wedding party for his June nuptials to Brittany Cartwright. How awkward for Brittany, the self-proclaimed peacemaker.
The Witches of WeHo fans who were hoping that Stassi Schroeder and Beau Clark’s engagement news would bring her and Kristen Doute back together will have to keep on hoping. As of this moment, it seems like Stassi and Kristen are still on the outs.
Meanwhile, Stassi is moving forward with her wedding plans. She recently went wedding dress shopping with her mom Dayna Schroeder, Brittany Cartwright, Katie Maloney, and even Katie’s mom Teri.
Brittany Cartwright first showed up on Vanderpump Rules as a just another in a long, long line of Jax Taylor’s
conquests love interests. She drove from Kentucky to California, her car stuffed to the brim with crop tops, beer cheese, and dogs the approximate size of small rats to join the staff at SUR. Brittany is kind of like the epitome of a modern day fairy tale – from Hooters waitress to reality tv persona!
Personally, I didn’t expect Brittany to last as many seasons as she has. Mostly because Jax is gross and can’t keep it in his pants. And he kind of seems like a jerk. I thought she’d high-tail it back down South and immediately marry a good ole’ Kentucky boy, and they would ride off together on the back of his John Deere to make gorgeous, unintelligible babies together. Honestly, have you ever heard a little kid with a thick Southern accent? It’s like listening to a baby Martian. Super cute, but I have no idea what they are saying.
Minus the exclusion of one British DJ and his girlfriend, most of the Vanderpump Rules cast got along during Season 7. Not-so-coincidentally, it was the least eventful season so far. It’s great that everyone is settling down and moving into houses in the Valley, but that doesn’t sound like exciting TV to me.
Well, apparently the Pump Rules crew is making up for the Season 7 snooze. Or at least that’s what it seems like based on social media. Jax Taylor appears to be on the outs with Tom Sandoval, one of two best men in his very recent wedding. He’s also not following Kristen Doute, Ariana Madix, and Scheana Marie, who were his wife Brittany Cartwright’s bridesmaids. Again, this wedding happened at the end of June. How did things change so much in such a short span of time? Or was this wedding weekend just a complete sh*t show full of drama?
Remember when Vanderpump Rules used to be about friends getting drunk and sleeping with one another? Now that most of the cast have significant others, legally or otherwise, the conflicts have taken a different turn. Have we seen the last of Jax Taylor and his promiscuous ways? Is Kristen Doute no longer stalking her ex-boyfriends? Has Katie Maloney put down the tequila bottle forever? With all of the “adulting” going on, you have to wonder if the show has lost it’s edge. Sure, next season we will get fancy houses and more weddings than we asked for, but do we really want that from Pump Rules?
At any rate, you might be aware the friends are feuding again. Stassi Schroeder stopped looking at her engagement ring long enough to admit this season’s drama is “killing her”. She’s not talking to Kristen anymore, basically shunning her to Scheana Marie Island. Bille Lee has left the scene entirely, though
no one really cares her storylines only revolved around being unliked. Last week we found out Kristen, Tom Sandoval, and Ariana Madix’s new face unfollowed Jax on social media. Now we might have the reason behind the blowout. In an interesting departure from the norm, this argument involves a servant of God. Kind of. And on the fifth day, the Lord said, give them petty!