‘Shahs of Sunset’: Reza Farahan Discusses Demise of Friendship With MJ

by Jeremy Spirogis
Reza Farahan and Mercedes

It’s been over one 12 months because the reunion particular for Shahs of Sunset aired on Bravo. Season seven ended and shortly after, followers noticed the breakdown of Reza Farahan and Mercedes “MJ” Javid’s longtime friendship, and it wasn’t just a few contrived storyline for the digital camera.

In actual life, the drama unfolded in public, and the 2 besties turned locked in a feud with nobody taking the steps to repair it. Heading into season eight, the place do issues stand between Reza and MJ?

Reza Farahan and Mercedes 'MJ' Javid in 'Shahs of Sunset'
Reza Farahan and Mercedes ‘MJ’ Javid in ‘Shahs of Sunset’ Season 7 | Isabella Vosmikova/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal through Getty Images

What led to the blowup between Reza and MJ?

The majority of season seven was about MJ’s marriage ceremony and the drama main as much as it within the finale. Although she was grieving her father’s loss of life, Javid nonetheless needed to push ahead with marriage ceremony planning. GG was not noted of the bridal celebration whereas Farahan was appointed as man of honor.

In spite of the riffs between a number of castmates, Vida’s costume disapproval, and Javid’s issues about Tommy’s (Feight) consuming on the marriage ceremony, the large day got here and went.

By the top of season seven, everybody realized Javid and Feight
had been anticipating their first youngster. That appears to be the place bother started between the
former BFFs.

MJ slammed her castmates

After filming wrapped for season seven and Javid progressed along with her being pregnant, she and Reza obtained into some back-and-forth on social media, and it wasn’t form. According to E!Online, Javid bashed her associates for not coming to go to her within the hospital after she had a life-threatening emergency whereas giving delivery final April. In a deleted post, she wrote:

“Hope you guys have a terrific season with out me!! I can’t wait to observe!
I’m really impressed by the extraordinary stage of SELFISHNESS you will have proven me
throughout one thing so severe.”

Farahan refuted her claims on-line, however after that trade, issues obtained even worse. E! additionally reported that Reza and his husband Adam filed a restraining order towards Javid’s husband for vandalizing their residence, and through a telephone name, threatening to kill Reza.

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Reza calls the friendship decay with MJ ‘tragic’

Farahan not too long ago sat down with PeopleTV to debate the present standing of his relationship with MJ. He mentioned this season, viewers will witness the demise of the friendship and issues are nonetheless damaged between them. When requested if that is the worst issues have ever been for them, he replied:

“Absolutely the worst combat we’ve ever gotten into by far.
And Adam and Tommy being concerned within the combat escalated it to a nuclear stage
which is the rationale why it hasn’t been squashed and we haven’t been capable of
come again collectively – sadly.

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He added that the upside is it’s introduced him and Adam nearer since he’s with out MJ’s friendship for now. Farahan additionally expressed that he’s hopeful they’ll nonetheless flip issues round as he nonetheless hasn’t met Javid’s child boy, Shams.

Of the combat with Javid, Farahan said that “Nothing thing bad has ever happened in my life,” and the stress prompted him to place his child plans on the again burner. According to him, issues snowballed uncontrolled, and followers will see how that occurs in season eight. Tune in for the premiere of Shahs of Sunset on Feb. 9 at 9 p.m. EST.

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