Jax Taylor, Brittany Cartwright And Kristen Doubted could all return to Bravo as series regulars sooner rather than later.
A Vanderpump Rules a spin-off is in preparation at Bravo, Deadline reported on Wednesday, June 28, and the trio should all be involved. According to the outlet, the new reality series will focus on a group of friends as they leave behind their crazy young years in exchange for parenthood and adulthood in California’s San Fernando Valley. . Although more details have yet to be revealed, the series is set to debut with an eight-episode season.
Taylor, 43, was an original cast member of the OG Bravo series when it debuted in 2013. Cartwright, 34, for her part – who married Taylor in 2019 – has made guest appearances on the reality show in 2015 before becoming a full-time star. year later.
After going through many on-screen ups and downs — including a brief split due to Taylor’s infidelity — the couple announced their departure in December 2020.
“These last 8 years Vanderpump Rules have been some of the most challenging, rewarding and fulfilling years of my life,” Taylor wrote in a statement shared via Instagram. “Although it’s hard to share, Brittany and I will not be returning for another season of Vanderpump Rules. We are excited to take this time to focus on our growing family and share our new projects with you. @bravotv, @evolutionusa and our Vanderpump the castmates will always remain close to our hearts. Thank you to all the fans who shared our journey with us and supported us through everything. We love you.”
At the time, Cartwright apparently hinted that the decision to leave may not just be up to the couple, who share 2-year-old son Cruz. “Do you really think we should write what we wanted?” she responded to curious fans with vague farewell messages.
Doute, 40, meanwhile, was fired from the show in June 2020 with Stassi Schröder for calling the police Faith Stowers several times and filed charges against her for a crime she did not commit. The Michigan native then took to social media to apologize for her behavior.
“Although my actions were not racially motivated, I am now acutely aware of how my privilege has blinded me to the reality of law enforcement’s treatment of the black community, and to what my actions could have been dangerous for her,” she wrote via Instagram. “I never intended to add to the injustice and imbalance. I am ashamed, embarrassed and incredibly sorry. I will do better. I have to do better.
Doubt returned for the season 10 finale of Pump Ruleswhich aired in May, amid the fallout from her ex-boyfriend Tom Sandovalis a connection with Rachel Leviss. During his cameo, Doute helped the former enemy Ariana Madix – who split from Sandoval, 40, after nine years of dating in March due to the cheating scandal – is showing positive thoughts for her future.
Taylor and Cartwright, for their part, also took part in the drama Scandoval by commentating on three episodes of Peacock’s Watch With feature film during season 10 of Pump Rules. Earlier this month, Cartwright exclusively said We Weekly that the duo “definitely wanted” to return to reality TV after the recap experience. “It was fun having the cameras and the crew,” she shared.
Although the two are gearing up to relaunch their reality TV careers with a new spin-off, Cartwright noted that taking a break from the spotlight was good for their marriage.
“Jax was kind of going through this phase where he was feeling a lot of anxiety and stuff and so was I,” she shared. “It can be hard to judge everything and you know, you have to relive things years later and or you know, months later, every time it airs.”
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Carwright continued, “So we look back now and Jax is still saying, ‘I took a lot of things for granted. I can look back and learn from my mistakes and, like, grow from there. I feel like we’re having this break, especially going through COVID, being pregnant, postpartum, all that stuff, I’m so glad I don’t have to deal with that on camera.