‘Vanderpump Rules’ Season 9: Scheana Shay Is ‘Worried’ About the Future of the Show

by Jeremy Spirogis
Scheana Shay

Scheana Shay is without doubt one of the stars of Vanderpump Rules that’s set to return for season 9 if it ever comes again. After the firings of 4 forged members from the Bravo actuality collection resulting from racist remarks, the present has not began filming. With the pandemic raging on and three forged members pregnant, manufacturing hasn’t resumed and there’s no date to start out in sight. Shay is now saying she’s “worried” about the way forward for the present.

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Why is Scheana Shay anxious?

Shay is without doubt one of the Vanderpump Rules forged members that’s pregnant, together with Brittany Cartwright, and Lala Kent. The Bravo star not too long ago took to her podcast to say that she was “worried” concerning the present as no date had been set to start out filming season 9. Production for the fact collection often takes place in the course of the summer season however with COVID-19 pushing filming again it difficult issues.

“I’m worried that, I mean, ‘cause we don’t know exactly what’s going on. We were just gonna assume that with three cast members all being due in April, they would kind of schedule around that, but nothing has been said for sure,” Shay mentioned on the Scheananigans episode posted on November 20.

As there’s a surge in coronavirus instances, the California governor has introduced stricter measures to assist sluggish the unfold. The present revolves round a gaggle of servers and bartenders at eating places, which have been hit the toughest in the course of the pandemic.

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“And now with all the counties in the state going back into purple, I don’t know if that’s going to affect what the tentative plan even was. That’s just in my head. Nothing has been confirmed,” she added.

Shay mentioned SUR opened in mid-September whereas Pump opened over the Halloween weekend. TomTom has but to open again up and there’s no date to take action as of now.

What does Andy Cohen consider the way forward for the present?

Although Andy Cohen has nothing to do with the manufacturing of Vanderpump Rules, as he does on The Real Housewives, he’s the face of Bravo as he was a former govt. The Watch What Happens Live host is commonly requested concerning the different exhibits on the cable community and this was not going to be the exception.

Following the firings of Kristen Doute and Stassi Schroder, who drove plenty of the drama on the present, Cohen contemplated on what the present would appear to be with out them.

“I actually think in an odd way that’s going to create a lot of story that is absolutely real, and they’ll be able to lean into it,” Cohen mentioned on the Everything Iconic podcast. “And frankly, Stassi and Kristen didn’t work there anymore. They’re both brilliant characters on television. I think it will be interesting to see who’s there and who’s not and what’s really happening. I think they’ll have a better time doing that and they’ll be a lot of built stuff that’s actually happening.”

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Cohen thinks that Vanderpump Rules nonetheless has an incredible future, particularly being that the restaurant business was hit exhausting in the course of the pandemic.

“I believe that what has been so good about Vanderpump Rules and why that present is so exhausting for all the opposite individuals who tried to do it, to duplicate it … these individuals all knew one another for thus lengthy and all labored for Lisa [Vanderpump] for thus lengthy,” Cohen mentioned. “I think they’re going to have real drama built into her reopening this restaurant after a pandemic.”

Bravo has but to substantiate the filming begin date for Vanderpump Rules Season 9.

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