Several ‘Vanderpump Rules’ Alums Might Return for Season 11

As season 10 of Vanderpump Guidelines winds down, plans for season 11 are formally underway — and may embody ghosts of SURvers previous.

“It’s a distinct risk that some previous solid members may make appearances on this upcoming season,” government producer Alex Baskin advised The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday, June 6, at some point earlier than half 3 of the reunion will air on Bravo.

Confirming that cameras might be up “within the subsequent few weeks,” he defined: “The reality is, we’re on our typical manufacturing timeline. We’re simply not on an accelerated timeline. There was some thought that we’d head proper into the subsequent season after the reunion, after which it turned clear to us that we wanted to decelerate a minute. In order that’s what we did. We’re making preparations for the subsequent season, however we didn’t simply go constantly from the reunion into the subsequent season.”

‘Vanderpump Rules’ Producer Confirms It’s ‘A Distinct Possibility’ Alums Might Appear on Season 11, Conversations About Raquel Leviss’ Future Are ‘Ongoing’

The season 7 solid of ‘Vandepump Guidelines’ – Lala Kent, Stassi Schroeder, Tom Sandoval, Kristen Doute, Ariana Madix, Lisa Vanderpump, Tom Schwartz, Katie Maloney-Schwartz, Scheana Shay, Jax Taylor, Brittany Cartwright, and James Kennedy.
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When Vanderpump Guidelines premiered on Bravo in 2013, the present starred Lisa Vanderpump, Stassi Schroeder, Kristen Doute, Jax Taylor, Scheana Shay, Katie Maloney and Tom Sandoval. Whereas Ariana Madix, Tom Schwartz, James Kennedy, Lala Kent and Raquel Leviss have turn out to be essential additions to the solid, the community lower ties with Stassi, Kristen and Jax (together with spouse Brittany Cartwright, whom he married in 2019) after season 8 in 2020 amid backlash for resurfaced racially insensitive remarks.

Kristen, for her half, made a cameo on the season 10 finale in gentle of the information that her ex Sandoval had a months-long affair with Raquel, blindsiding his longtime girlfriend Ariana. Brittany, in the meantime, advised Us Weekly earlier this month that she and Jax are “undoubtedly getting the itch” to movie the fact present once more as Scandoval makes waves.

The aftermath of the affair, nonetheless, has additionally raised questions on Raquel’s return as the previous pageant contestant seeks therapy for psychological well being struggles.

“We now have ongoing conversations along with her crew and we’re supposed to talk to her as nicely quickly,” Baskin stated. “And, we’re going to see. We wish to be certain that she is in a spot the place it is sensible for her to inform her story in a public setting. We predict it’s attention-grabbing to see what’s going on along with her life proper now and what she plans to do from right here, however our first order of enterprise is ensuring that it is sensible for her to be on tv.”

As for Ariana’s earlier declaration that she received’t movie with Sandoval or Raquel on account of their betrayal, Baskin isn’t too involved.

“The solid is aware of that these conditional calls for by no means work. So I don’t suppose it’s a matter of that. It’s a matter of dialing in what’s natural for the group to be collectively, what is sensible. And understanding we wish to see the place they go from right here. It will probably’t be a present with separate islands. That doesn’t work and it’s not thrilling if we’ve teams who agree with one another however by no means work together,” he stated. “However the solid does have the total expectation that we intend to make one other season of Vanderpump Guidelines. Not that we wish to make a present that doesn’t resemble one we’ve made for all these years. It’s a present that has adopted this group via all the things they’ve been via so far, and we’ll see them as they proceed to maneuver ahead. There nonetheless are a ton of ties between individuals who have extremely strained relations proper now; Tom and Ariana nonetheless dwell collectively. So even seeing how that resolves is of curiosity.”

Baskin continued: “It isn’t like impulsively they’ve gone to their respective ends of the universe and that’s it. So there’s rather a lot for us to cowl and genuinely we do not know the way it’s going to play out, similar to we wouldn’t have been in a position to predict any of this.”

Half 3 of the season 10 reunion airs on Bravo Wednesday, June 7, at 9 p.m. ET — and is predicted to finish with a Scandoval-related plot twist within the final 5 minutes.

“There’s, as we’ve been teasing, a twist on the finish of the reunion. So I feel it’s the proper capper to a season not like another. We wind down the day of [filming the reunion] after which a couple of days later, there’s one more improvement,” Baskin advised THR. “I’ll simply say this isn’t a garden-variety getting-the-group-together-to-recap present or, on this case, simply Raquel talking her piece of apologies to Ariana. There are revelations and developments that left even our heads spinning.”