Randall Emmett Claims Jax Taylor Threatened Him Over Lost Investment

Randall Emmett, Jax Taylor

Randall Emmett is claiming that Jax Taylor threatened him after an funding enterprise didn’t pan out.

Emmett, 52, alleged throughout the Tuesday, August 1, episode of his “It’s a Racquet” podcast that Taylor, 44, invested $300,000 in considered one of his movie tasks — and misplaced $75,000 when the film “fell aside.”

The movie producer continued: “He then went on and began threatening me that if I didn’t pay him the stability again — me personally, not the corporate that took the cash for a undertaking — that he was gonna out me publicly and this and that.”

Emmett added that he was shocked by Taylor’s conduct, as he thought-about him “considered one of [his] finest associates” on the time. “I used to be like, ‘Dude, we’re associates. Why are you threatening me? It’s disgusting,’” he mentioned.

Emmett then accused the Vanderpump Guidelines alum of “taking part in a sufferer,” alleging that Taylor knew what he was getting himself into when he invested the cash.

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“I wished to get his stability of $75,000 again, however I don’t owe him that personally. I’m doing that as a result of I all the time thought-about him a buddy,” he mentioned, claiming that Taylor “begged to take a position” in his tasks and had beforehand made earnings from two different investments with him.

“At a time when Jax didn’t have a job, [he] got here to me in a honest means and mentioned, ‘Can I make investments with you?’” Emmett claimed. “And I mentioned, ‘Sure, an funding is an funding, it’s not a mortgage to me personally …’ And he is aware of as a grown man that an funding is a danger.”

Taylor, for his half, alleged throughout a Could episode of his and spouse Brittany Cartwright’s “When Actuality Hits” podcast that he invested with the expectation that he would get his a refund.

“Randall and I had a deal the place I might spend money on films with him,” mentioned Taylor, who claimed he invested $100,000 somewhat than $300,000. “They had been bridge loans, and I might get a producer credit score. I spend money on the film, I wait till the film airs after which I might get my a refund. There’s actually no shedding on this, it’s a fairly simple factor. He does it together with his mother and pop, too.”

The Bravolebrity then claimed that Emmett made up some “bulls—t excuse” as to the place the cash went. “You took from a household man, I’m not a studio,” he mentioned.

Cartwright, 34 — who shares son Cruz, 2, with Taylor — agreed together with her husband, saying, “Randall, simply pay him again.”

Cartwright additionally talked about Emmett’s rocky relationship with their former Pump Guidelines costar Lala Kent. “Jax has been nicer than he ought to have been as a result of everyone knows who Randall is. He was Lala’s ex, her child daddy and he handled her terribly and did all this horrible stuff whereas they had been relationship,” she claimed.

Randall Emmett Claims Jax ‘Started Threatening’ Him Over Money After Projects ‘Fell Apart’

Lala Kent and Randall Emmett
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Emmett and Kent, 32 — who share daughter Ocean, 2 — cut up in October 2021 amid hypothesis that he cheated. Kent later accused her ex-fiancé of tackling her after she confronted him about his alleged infidelity.

“He ran after me, tackled me and knocked me to the bottom,” she claimed in a June 2022 Los Angeles Occasions exposé about Emmett’s alleged private {and professional} misconduct. Emmett’s rep, Sallie Hofmeister, denied the allegations. “Lala Kent has lied and manipulated others in her determined try to win full custody of her daughter, hold her identify within the press and stay related in actuality tv,” she instructed the Los Angeles Occasions.

A documentary increasing on the exposé’s allegations titled The Randall Scandal: Love, Loathing, and Vanderpump hit Hulu in Could. Though Kent didn’t take part within the movie, her mom, Lisa Burningham, and brother Easton Burningham each did.

Emmett referred to as The Randall Scandal “nothing greater than a vindictive hit piece” and “an inexpensive try to capitalize on the present Vanderpump Guidelines fever” in an announcement to the Los Angeles Occasions.