Who even knows what’s going to happen to Vanderpump Rules. The entire cast went and had a baby or got “left” the show last year, in some cases both. We hear Season 9 is set to happen, but several OGs will not appear. Stassi Schroeder, Kristen Doute, Jax Taylor, Brittany Cartwright, to name a few. It seems like time is up for Pump Rules, especially considering most of the cast hasn’t worked at Lisa Vanderpump’s famed restaurants in years.
Long gone are the old days of the VPR stars throwing drinks at each other or sneaking wine on the job. They’re real ass adults now — Jax loves to mow the lawn (and allegedly not pay his taxes). Lala Kent is a new mom and Scheana Shay’s baby is on the way. They all bought fancy houses where you can use the air conditioner and microwave at the same time. And some of the old antics just make us cringe now, particularly Jax’s bad behavior.
While the coronavirus pandemic took away international travel and late-nights of clubbing for Bravolebrities, they apparently all decided it was a good idea to write a book. Shep Rose and Cameran Eubanks of Southern Charm each wrote books on subjects that couldn’t be more opposite of each other. Real Housewives of New Jersey‘s Margaret Josephs is also gearing up to release a memoir, and Jackie Goldschneider says she’s working on her own. Even Lala Kent, who was part of the very real Vanderpump Rules pregnancy pact, wrote a memoir herself.
The list goes on and on, but the only person we sadly won’t be getting a book from this year is Kim Richards, even though she gets to keep a hefty advance from her publisher. And since Dorinda Medley’s firing from the Real Housewives of New York, she’s going to teach us all about making it nice in her own words.
Several members of the Vanderpump Rules cast traded liquor bottles for baby bottles this past year. Lala Kent and Randall Emmett just welcomed their baby girl a few days ago. Fired star Stassi Schroeder and her boo Beau Clark recently became parents (and already started a podcast about it). And Brittany Cartwright and Scheana Shay are also expecting babies this spring.
The OG Pumpers are all grown up and have had Lisa Vanderpump as a maternal figure to guide them along the way. While LVP expected some of her employees to start families, other pregnancy announcements were more of a shock.
Lala Kent has someone to share her nightly baby bottles with. Yes, the Vanderpump Rules cast member is officially a mom! She and her fiancé Randall Emmett have welcomed a baby girl, their first child together.
Randall already has two daughters, Rylee and London, with his ex-wife, You actress Ambyr Childers.
It seems like forever since Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute were fired from Vanderpump Rules for their racist behavior. Two newbies, Brett Caprioni and Max Boyens were also axed for their racial insensitivity on June 9, 2020.
Stassi lost many brand endorsement deals, and her podcast was yanked from all platforms. There were rumblings in August of 2020 that Stassi might get a show of her own, but the talks never came to fruition.
Very few people actually quit a Bravo reality TV show. Usually, they are afforded the courtesy of putting out some nonsensical statement about “looking forward to future projects”
that never actually come to fruition to save face. However, most people don’t just quit these shows. The Bravo paychecks and the endorsement deals that come from the exposure are a lot to give up.
In June 2020, Bravo fired Stassi Schroeder, Kristen Doute, Max Boyens, and Brett Caprioni for their racist behaviors. In response, some people wanted to know why Jax Taylor wasn’t included in that list of firings. Faith Stowers accused Jax’s wife Brittany Cartwright of using racial slurs.
Gone but not forgotten. Lisa Vanderpump has managed to remain semi-relevant since her exit from Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. It’s doubly impressive since her other show, Vanderpump Rules is also in need of some serious revival. While Lisa would have you think everything is going well, viewers have other ideas.
Either way, Lisa’s faithful followers were overjoyed in July when news broke she had snagged a new show surrounding her Vanderpump Dogs rescue. Fans had to hold on tight, though, since some people didn’t share that die-hard loyalty to LVP. There’s still a few theories that puppy-gate was just a launching pad for Ken Todd and Lisa to start yet another venture. Deep breaths everyone.
We don’t have much longer until the newest season of Real Housewives of New Jersey is upon us! It feels like forever and a day since we last had our Garden State ladies on screen. It’s been a roller-coaster keeping up with the women off camera. There have been Coronavirus donation cases, accusations, and hospitalizations.
Throughout it all, Margaret Josephs has kept her connection with fans going through her Caviar Dreams, Tuna Fish Budget podcast. She’s used this outlet to share her COVID-times plastic surgery, family dynamics, and boss bitch moves. And like the boss she is, she’s taking it up a notch.