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Max Boyens Vanderpump Rules

Up until now, the biggest problem Vanderpump Rules had with Max Boyens was trying to tell him and Brett Caprioni apart. They both have some Scheana Marie-related drama and they look so similar.

Well, now Max may be known as “the one with the racist tweets.” What is going on at Bravo lately? First LeeAnne Locken with the “Mexican” comments. Then a video resurfaced of Brandi Redmond mocking Asians. Now, Max’s tweets from 2012 have resurfaced and he dropped the n-word. A lot.

Kristen Doute Says Scheana Marie & Ariana Madix Aren’t Invited To Stassi Schroeder & Beau Clark’s Wedding

Unlike most other reality TV shows, the Vanderpump Rules crew actually does hang out when the cameras aren’t rolling. It’s not like the Real Housewives shows when they take a big break and spend the first two episodes of every season “catching up.”

The Vanderpump Rules socializing and the Vanderpump Rules drama go all year round. That’s why it’s so sad that Kristen Doute is on the outs with Stassi Schroeder and Katie Maloney. Kristen is the one who introduced Stassi and her now-fiancé Beau Clark, yet she wasn’t there when they celebrated the proposal. Stassi’s frienemies (at best) Scheana Marie and Ariana Madix were at the post-proposal celebration at Lisa Vanderpump’s mansion, but Kristen wasn’t. Stassi’s mom Dayna Schroeder confirmed a rift between Kristen and Stassi soon after the proposal, but nothing has really changed. Kristen also wasn’t invited to the formal engagement party a few weeks later. That really has to sting.

Kristen Doute Vanderpump Rules

Vanderpump Rules has found itself at a crosshairs. Last night I witnessed Jax Taylor and Katie Maloney behave like mature-ish adults as they attempted to set some reasonable boundaries with Kristen Doute and Brian Carter about how their toxic codependency is affecting everyone else’s lives.

I mean I know Jax was just cosplaying the dad from Family Ties because he’s about to be a married adulterer adulter soon, but this show is not supposed to be about capable adults acting accordingly. Vanderpump Rules is supposed to be about drunken, unhinged twenty-somethings who screw, scheme, and cry their way through terrible choices and still emerge with flawless skin.

On that vein, absolutely nobody cares about Jax’s wedding to Brittany Cartwright. Brittany sincerely believes everyone is as invested in her bridal registry and knot.com page as she is. Also this wedding that she’s planning has absolutely nothing to do with Jax, who might as well be a rent-a-fiance from some Hallmark Movie about proving to your judgmental small town relatives that you’re not an unmarriageable career woman, repugnant to blandly attractive men in tight sweaters. This wedding is about Brittany living out her fantasy, and her friends would rather let her merry hijack them than Kristen’s misery. I don’t blame them!

Scheana Marie, Brett, Jax Taylor Vanderpump Rules

Monday ushered in a new era on Vanderpump Rules. We “met” new cast members Max Boyens, Dayna Kathan, and Brett Caprioni. And there’s still more news faces to come. Max used to hook up with Scheana Marie and Brett recently did/possibly still is. Or at least he was at this point in filming.

During one of his on-camera interviews, Brett said, “The next thing I know, we just kissed. That wasn’t what I thought it would be. Nothing against her.” The off-camera producer did some prodding and asked, “Wait, are you saying she’s not a good kisser?” I didn’t think that’s what Brett meant at all, but apparently, that is what he was implying. He confirmed, “That is what I’m saying.” Damn, that’s cold. These new guys aren’t playing around. They all want to get that camera time and secure those Instagram followers and I applaud the effort.

Vanderpump Rules Season 8 Premiere Lisa Vanderpump

Last night was the season 8 premiere of Vanderpump Rules, and honestly EIGHT YEARS. EIGHT YEARS! You’d think these people would’ve grown up some, but alas here they are, still filling squirt guns with tequila and fighting about who’s a bad friend.

For many a’seasons I’ve been saying it’s high time for a cast change; one which acknowledges and reflects that the OGs are, well, missing the natural collagen in their faces and therefore no longer eligible to play the role of struggling bartender straight off the bus from St. Louis. Last night Vanderpump Rules finally paid credence to that, and it almost felt as if we were going into this season with the realization that it would be the last for the original crew. I’ll wear sequins to their funeral, play Solid Gold in downtempo, and drink PumpTinis with the rims salted with dehydrated tears.

Kristen Doute

A new era of Vanderpump Rules is upon us. The “kids” we’ve been watching for seven seasons are all grown up. Well, sort of. When Season 8 kicks off, Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright are planning their wedding and getting settled in their new home.

Katie Maloney and Tom Schwartz invite everyone over to celebrate their new house. Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix abandoned their apartment for a house as well. But, the new season isn’t all about real estate and maturity.

Stassi Schroeder Summer House

Season 7 of Vanderpump Rules didn’t quite deliver. It’s great that most of the cast members have (relatively) matured, but it just didn’t make for great television. That’s why we really need the new cast members who joined Vanderpump Rules for Season 8.

I assume they’re probably all going to be hazed in some way by the OG cast members. We all know that the Pump Rules crew isn’t welcoming to new people. Well, except for Scheana Marie, Tom Sandoval, and Ariana Madix. Other than them, no one else is on board with new additions to the group. Nevertheless, that’s what’s happening, and as a superfan, I have to admit that I’m on board. The shakeup is necessary!

Check Out Photos From Tom Sandoval & Ariana Madix’s Book Launch Party

Waiting for new Vanderpump Rules episodes is killing me. Is it January 7 yet? Unfortunately, it is not. However, fans can fill the void by watching Pump Rules repeats and by reading Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix’s new book. And by “reading,” I mean trying out every single drink recipe and making some questionable decisions after. Tom and Ariana even included some hangover remedies in the book, so they really do provide you with everything you need.

Yes, the cocktail book that the couple argued about a few seasons ago is finally here. Fancy AF Cocktails: Drink Recipes from a Couple of Professional Drinkers is the perfect gift for your fun friends… or yourself, which is actually also a gift to others if you make a batch of cocktails from Tom and Ariana’s recipes. The duo has been all over the country promoting their book and it all culminated with last night’s launch party at Skybar at Mondrian Los Angeles.