Scheana Shay‘s ban from Dancing With the Stars has been lifted simply in time for her to see Ariana Madix doubtlessly deliver dwelling the mirrorball trophy.
“My bestie is on Dancing With the Stars and she or he is crushing it,” Shay, 37, mentioned in the course of the Friday, November 3, episode of her “Scheananigans” podcast earlier than digging into her previous drama with the dance competitors present. “For these of you who didn’t hear about that, lengthy story quick, 5 years in the past I had a weed pen in my purse.”
The Vanderpump Guidelines star recalled being flagged on the time, including, “They mentioned I couldn’t deliver marijuana onto federal property and so they took my ID and put me of their system. They mentioned I used to be banned, and I believed it was a lifetime ban to by no means come again.”
Shay, nevertheless, was in a position to attend a taping throughout Teresa Giudice‘s DWTS stint on season 31.
Shay spoke with a safety guard who confirmed the ban wasn’t as everlasting as she initially assumed, including, “I now discovered it was solely a 90-day ban, so I may have been going again however I used to be terrified to go.”
After gaining entry final 12 months, Shay anticipated to be let in with out a drawback for season 32. There was no concern the primary time she attended to indicate help for Madix, 38. Shay famous she went by the lot as an alternative of the gate, which meant the guard solely checked out a listing and never their pc system.
By the third week, nevertheless, Shay was as soon as once more questioned for being on a listing of individuals banned from coming into. She was in a position to communicate with a supervisor who completely fastened the difficulty from taking place once more.
“Week 4, I come again and it’s lifted. They lastly did it. I’m free to return to Dancing With the Stars each time,” Shay shared together with her listeners.
The truth star beforehand made a number of visits to the Dancing With the Stars studio. In 2013, Shay was within the viewers cheering on former SUR boss Lisa Vanderpump and professional companion Gleb Savchenko. Shay additionally attended the season 31 finale final 12 months with Giudice, 51.
Shay later addressed what led to her being blacklisted.
“In 2018, I’m going with my mother to see Dancing With the Stars. Once we checked in, they discovered a weed pen in my purse,” she recalled throughout a December 2022 episode of her podcast. “Apparently, when you cross the gates on the CBS lot, it’s, like, non-public federal property, and I introduced medication onto that property. On the time, I had my medical card. They didn’t care. They took my ID, they mentioned, ‘Don’t ever come again.’ So, I’ve not tried to go till this season.”
Shay tried to work across the ban by having a contestant vouch for her.
“So Teresa goes dwelling after, like, two weeks [during season 31], however for the finale, she’s like, ‘You and Brock [Davies] ought to come.’ Now, I don’t inform Teresa that I may not be allowed on the lot once more, however Teresa’s like, ‘Don’t fear, I acquired your title down, you’re good to go,’” Shay recalled. “We stroll as much as the gate, the man is taking a look at my ID.”
She added: “He appears to be like up, he’s like, ‘Maintain on.’ And the man’s like, ‘I don’t actually know the right way to say this to you, however your title matches the title of somebody who’s not allowed on the property. So, my supervisor’s gonna come over and have a chat with you.’”
Whereas telling the story, Shay joked that she was referred to as “the marijuana lady” on the lot. “I’m like, ‘No f–king method.’ I’m truly nonetheless blacklisted from Dancing With the Stars!”
Shay has celebrated getting her ban lifted this 12 months by attending a number of exhibits as Madix’s visitor. Her costar continues to guide the scoreboard each week alongside companion Pasha Pashkov.