Vanderpump Rules viewers have questioned if any of the unique solid nonetheless works at SUR and the way producers assembled the solid that took Bravo by storm.
Original solid member Scheana Shay dished about her present standing at SUR but in addition how the sequence was initially created.
Shay’s entrance into the present made her the crossover between The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules. Viewers first met Shay and different SURvers through Shay’s unlucky connection to Brandi Glanville. Shay had an affair with Glanville’s (then) husband Eddie Cibrian. Shay says the present was arrange for viewers to take sides as Shay was initially portrayed as a homewrecker.
She nonetheless works at SUR and takes her job severely
Shay confirmed she nonetheless works at SUR and want to sometime develop into a supervisor. “I take my job seriously,” she mentioned on the Behind the Velvet Rope with David Yontef podcast. “And if that means waiting tables because that’s my job then that’s what I’m going to do. And I just know that the show started at SUR, it’s going to end at SUR and it has other components to it.”
“But I literally do value my job and I take it seriously,” she insists. “I will be there until I get fired or until the show is canceled.” She provides that she’d love a promotion subsequent season. “There’s a season 9 and I’m still at SUR, make me a damn manager!”
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She and Tom Sandoval beforehand labored at Villa Blanca and began at SUR instantly earlier than season 1. Shay mentioned she pulled doubles for a while, working the lunch shift at Villa Blanca after which dinner at SUR. She provides that you just don’t simply get on the present and make a pile of cash both. “I think people think we make a lot more [money] than we do and that everything’s paid for,” she shares. “I paid for my wedding. We pay for a lot of our own stuff.”
Kristen Doute initially didn’t like Scheana (due to Tom Sandoval)
Shay recalled how the present initially got here collectively. She remembers how the primary scene of the present got here from her connection to Glanville and RHOBH. But it additionally sparked the “Team Scheana” and “Team Stassi” drama.
“The show was kind of built around our friend group,” Shay explains. “So it wasn’t like there have been auditions for servers to be on the TV present. They knew I had a public scandal occurring and coincidentally, Brandi [Glanville] was on the Housewives. And then Kristen [Doute] was working at SUR and Tom [Sandoval] was at Villa Blanca.” Doute and Sandoval had been courting on the time too.
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“Kristen didn’t like me because she thought I liked Tom,” Shay explains. “And then Kristen was best friends with Stassi [Schroeder] and Katie [Maloney-Schwartz]. And they’re with Jax [Taylor] and [Tom] Schwartz. It just naturally came together very easily.”
Shay says the present got here to fruition via Vanderpump and the manufacturing firm’s collaboration. “Because they’d be filming [Vanderpump] on the restaurant [for RHOBH] and see that she must take care of drama like women hiding alcohol within the toilet and all of this stuff they used to do.”