Is she sure that’s not just her internal rage ticking away? Waiting for the moment when someone makes a statement that has her flying off the handle at work.
Vanderpump Rules star Lala Kent has been turned up to eleven all season long. You’d think she would be happy now that she’s an honorary member of the Witches of WeHo. But instead, she’s had one meltdown after the other. And her wrath has been targeted at her former best friend, James Kennedy.
Lala and James used to be inseparable. They genuinely supported each other in their friendship and artistic endeavors. James even kickstarted Lala’s
non-existent career as a singer. But times have changed. Now Lala has a non-existent career as an actress. Just don’t say her fiancé Randall Emmett got her there. So, does Lala still support James and his career?
Last night’s Vanderpump Rules was all about redemption. In a Hollywood kinda way.
Stassi Schroeder is in peril. After years of having bad boyfriends and being able to blame, project and justify her own bad behavior as their fault for having worse behavior, she is now dating the man of her dreams and needs a bad girlfriend detox. Enter Beau Clark: someone who does everything Stassi demands of him, entertains her endlessly, cedes to her tantrums, and accepts that even when Stassi is wearing a mini skirt, she wears the pants. Basically she’s a queen dating the court jester.
But winter is coming and that winter is Stassi’s demand for unwavering sycophancy and the lashing of her evil tongue when Beau doesn’t capitulate. Last time it ended in eczema and tears, but what if someday Beau decides he can no longer take being a battered boyfriend, aka the future subject of a Lifetime Movie?
Everyone knows that Vanderpump Rules star Tom Sandoval has a soft spot for James Kennedy. When everyone goes after James, Tom flies in like a superhero to defend him. He even called out his best friend’s wife, Katie Maloney, for her treatment of James. And unless you are a Katie fan, that was one of the true highlights of the season.
The rest of the Pump Rules crew wants nothing to do with James or anyone else around him. Jame’s girlfriend, Raquel Leviss, got the cold shoulder when no one wanted to go to her puppy shower. Even Brittany Cartwright, patron saint of SUR, wouldn’t invite Billie Lee to her engagement party just because she is friends with James. Luckily for James, Tom and Tom Schwartz aren’t as petty.
Lindsay Lohan just wrapped the first
and only season of Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club. Her show was billed as a Vanderpump Rules style show. Which was somewhat true as the cast mostly partied and got into fights.
However, Lindsay wasn’t around as much in the boss role like Lisa Vanderpump. Instead, the witty and fabulous Panos Spentzos was in charge. Andy Cohen, get Panos his own show stat! There’s no word yet if Lindsay’s show is going to get picked up for a second season. But if it does, it doesn’t seem like the cast of Vanderpump Rules is shaking in their boots. Especially Scheana Marie.
We turn to Vanderpump Rules to be entertained, right? Watching a gaggle of people
approaching middle age who are attractive, youthful, and leading lives so different from our own is low key, non-stressful fun. The cast interacts with each other on a level that will never be required to gain admittance to a high-level IQ society like MENSA. The excessive drinking, partying, and vacations they can spontaneously take are part of what makes the show watchable.
Reality TV star fame is the (hopeful) consequence of landing a spot on a show of this nature. Fans start watching and listening to those “stars” who branch out from the task of regular filming. Stassi Schroeder has become an expert in this area. She has launched an accessory line, a successful podcast, and even wrote a book. Stassi is also becoming an expert on watching what she says because not everything is perceived as “funny”. Having a mass audience can be a blessing – until that audience starts to check you on the words you write and say.
Everyone can’t stop talking about Lisa Vanderpump. Every single episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is centered around her. Even housewives from other shows, like Nene Leakes, added her two cents about Lisa.
Now the Vanderpump Rules cast can’t stop talking about Lisa either. Stassi Schroeder and Lala Kent shared their thoughts on puppygate. Scheana Marie weighed in on the feud between Lisa and Kyle Richards. And Stassi is back at it again, this time with Ariana Madix and Kristen Doute.
Last night’s Vanderpump Rules was one of the most boring and utterly pointless (re: contrived) episodes we’ve seen in a long time. Clearly this season is running out of steam if the major happenings are Raquel Leviss trying – and failing – to invite people to a “Puppy Shower” for her dog, or Lala Kent having a low-grade panic attack after too many
edibles drinks in Mexico.
Like really, how many times can we watch Stassi Schroeder and Beau Clark have the same whiny crying fight with their puffy hung-over faces and snotty tears? UGH. How many times can we watch Katie Maloney make fun of Tom 2‘s dick. I mean, we get it – sometimes it’s invisible, other times hidden behind a mini bag of Lays Potato Chips. And honestly how many times can we watch James Kennedy grovel for acceptance and forgiveness? James let your self-esteem be like Tom 2’s peen – a grower, not a show-er.