Vanderpump Rules is back! Season nine ‘set to start filming next month’ after big cast shake
Fill up on bars and bring the SURvers back.
According to Variety, season nine of Vanderpump Rules “ is set to begin filming next month ” after a hiatus of almost 18 months.
Bravo confirmed the resurgence of the popular reality TV show on Instagram with a snap of the show’s restaurateur and namesake Lisa Vanderpump after a massive cast shake up following the end of season eight that was broadcast in June 2020 based on images from the previous year.
Back to Business: Bravo confirmed the resurgence of the reality show on Instagram with a snap of the restaurateur and the show’s namesake Lisa Vanderpump after a huge cast shake after the end of season eight that aired in June 2020 based on footage from the previous year
“ Life is officially good as gold because #PumpRules is coming back for Season 9, ” the network wrote on Instagram with a nod to the show’s popular Scheana Shay song. “Who works at SUR? Who is together? Who is going to buy us a Pumptini? We have so many questions!
TomTom bar owners Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval will likely be the focus of the show as they navigate the new industry after shutting down for more than a year due to COVID-19.
Ariana Maddix, Katie Maloney, James Kennedy and Raquel Levis are also reportedly returning to the series.
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Coming back to life: TomTom bar owners Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval will likely be the focus of the show as they navigate the new industry after shutting down for more than a year due to COVID-19
Lala Kent and Scheana Shay will also be returning, but their roles are unclear as they’ve moved from SUR staff to first-time mothers.
Kent gave birth to daughter Ocean in March while Shay is currently in labor and must give birth to her daughter anytime.
The ninth season could only start filming with “ a comprehensive health and safety plan ” due to new COVID-19 filming restrictions, ” according to Bravo.
Mom Mode: Lala Kent and Scheana Shay will also be returning, but their roles are unclear as they’ve moved from SUR staff to moms for the first time; Seen on Instagram with Ocean and her fiance Randall Emmett
Bumping into each other: Shay is currently in labor and must give birth to his daughter anytime
“The plan was developed in accordance with CDC guidelines, all national and local orders, as well as NBCUniversal’s own safety guidelines.