Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright surprised not only fans but their castmates as well when they revealed on Instagram that they are not going back to ‘Vanderpump Rules’.
There was no shortage of Vanderpump Rules drama in 2020. It wasn’t just the fans who were totally surprised when Jax Taylor, 41 and Brittany CartwrightThe 31-year-old made the “difficult” announcement on Instagram that they were leaving the show, but her Bravo castmates were also completely blind. A source close to production said HollywoodLife only that no one knew of her exit prior to Jax’s shocking announcement on social media. “The cast of Vanderpump Rules learned that Jax and Brittany were not returning when the couple made their announcement on Instagram,” the insider said.
The cast of the Vanderpump Rules was blind with the departure of Jax and Brittany. Image: AP Images
“This was Jax’s message he wanted to share, and he decided to quickly share it publicly – probably because that way everyone would know at the same time – and hear it directly from him,” the source said adding, “Amid the pandemic and restrictions in LA restaurants, the other cast members are still waiting to see the future and direction of the show.” The insider took care of that, too HL Several cast members wish they had been heads-up in advance.
“[Tom] Black He was especially very upset that he wasn’t told beforehand. He felt like Jax was more than just a performer to him and was really upset that he didn’t call him or text him. Several performers thought it was calculated and wanted courtesy to be prepared. They really had no idea it was happening and wanted a head up. They all felt so blind. “
The couple announced they were leaving the show on Instagram. Image: AP Images
The longtime Bravo star revealed the news in a long IG post on December 4th. Jax has been on the show for eight seasons while Brittany has been on the show for five years, and it seems no one saw her coming. “The last 8 years at Vanderpump Rules have been some of the most challenging, rewarding and fulfilling years of my life,” Jax began. “While this is difficult to share, Brittany and I are not going to be returning for another season of Vanderpump Rules.” HL previously reported that Jasmine GoodeThe 33-year-old is one of the “new people” to join the cast following Jax’s announcement and the layoffs Stassi Schroeder, Kristen doubt, Max Boyens and Brett Caprioni.