There was a time when Vanderpump Guidelines was arguably the world’s greatest actuality present. Actual housewife of Beverly Hills Lisa Vanderpump’s collection a couple of group of 20-somethings and one horrible 30-something working at one in all her lavish, overpriced eateries was appointment tv from 2013 by means of 2018.
Throughout that point, the present was the area of Mr. Jax Taylor. The Shakespeare of actuality TV, Taylor may flip any outing, irrespective of how insignificant, mundane, or well-intentioned, into excessive drama. Seemingly bringing the 90s again all by himself, Taylor flipped off his boss like “Stone Chilly” Steve Austin; admitted to sexual relations like former President Invoice Clinton; and confronted arrest for stealing a pair of high-priced sun shades like a rebellious, bucket-hat-wearing teen outdoors of a Sunglass Hut in 1999. His boundless foolishness and infinite stream of lies (he claimed he was as soon as Channing Tatum’s roommate and that his household owned 47% of CVS) made for among the greatest rubbernecking of the ‘10s.
However as is usually the case, the forged of Vanderpump wasn’t appearing, and their terrible conduct spilled into actual life. Bravo head Andy Cohen booted bedrock forged members Kristen Doute and Stassi Schroeder from the present after they admitted to submitting a racist police report towards former co-star Religion Stowers over a criminal offense she didn’t commit. Even new forged members weren’t immune to those firings. In 2020, after roughly a season on the present, Max Boyens and Brett Caprioni had been fired from the present after, you guessed it, racist tweets resurfaced.
In the meantime, Jax and his spouse, Brittany Cartwright, had been fired for undisclosed causes. Although the main points of their dismissal weren’t made public, it most likely had one thing to do with, you guessed it, Jax’s racist tweets resurfacing. Taylor has since discovered himself in league with Randall Emmett, the besieged Hollywood huckster recognized for “geezer teasers” starring John Malkovich and ex-husband of present forged member Lala Kent.
The present limped for 4 years, denying followers the drama that was all around the gossip magazines however not on Bravo. Viewers weren’t aware about the divorce of the sexually inactive couple of Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney, which many had been eagerly anticipating since Tom first dumped a bottle of water on Katie’s head in season one. Vanderpump Guidelines’ forged was maybe so embroiled in controversy outdoors the present they now not felt the necessity to create some on the present.
However, this new first look has some of that old Vanderpump fire. Sans Jax, Kristen, and Stassi, the remaining crew is willing to put their silly dreams on the line for our viewing pleasure. And a lot of the trailer finally gets to some of the comeuppances we’ve been waiting for, including Katie telling Tom the following: “I think you’re pathetic. I think you’re a drunk. I think you’re a loser.” Plus, longtime MVP Scheana Shay gets married, Lisa finally opens a restaurant in Paris, and Lala learns about some of the horrible issues her ex-husband has been accused of.
This primary look looks like a very long time coming, bringing some much-needed optimism to the harrowing world of Vanderpump. Will this season be a return to type for the present, or have Bravo’s crack crew of editors merely tricked us with a improbable teaser? Within the immortal phrases of Lisa Vanderpump, the reality at all times comes out.
Vanderpump Guidelines premieres on Bravo on February 8.