Why Andy Cohen Doesn’t Think Jen Shah Will Be Back for ‘RHOSLC’

Retaining it actual. Andy Cohen doesn’t suppose Jen Shah will return for season 4 of The Actual Housewives of Salt Lake Metropolis — due to one main potential impediment.

“She’s being sentenced on December 15, so I don’t know what to say to individuals who need her on the present,” the Bravo exec, 54, solely informed Us Weekly on Thursday, November 17, whereas selling his partnership with Fresca Blended. “I hope that she will get no jail time in anyway and she will be able to come proper again … however I’ve a sense that she’s not going to be obtainable to be on the present.”

The Utah native, 49, pleaded responsible to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in July after initially getting into a not responsible plea following her March 2021 arrest. “I knew this was unsuitable,” she informed the decide on the time. “I knew many individuals had been harmed and I’m so sorry.” She faces a most jail sentence of 30 years and 5 years of supervised launch.

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“That’s a very long time,” Cohen informed Us. “Some individuals on Twitter had been saying, ‘We would like Jen subsequent season.’ And I’m like, ‘OK, effectively, speak to the decide.’”

The Most Talkative creator first addressed Shah’s future on the present at BravoCon, telling the group throughout his “Ask Andy” panel that he didn’t suppose she’d be again after season 3. “As soon as we wrapped she pled responsible, I believe that was sort of, sadly, the top of, you recognize, the engagement there,” Cohen stated in October. “However I hope to take a seat down together with her and speak to her in some unspecified time in the future on digicam, as a result of I’ve a whole lot of questions for her.”

The previous advertising professional has maintained her innocence all through season 3, which premiered in September. A few of her castmates are nonetheless in contact together with her, however others — together with Lisa Barlow and Whitney Rose — stated they haven’t spoken to her since she modified her plea.

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“It could be very nice to have the ability to sit down together with her and have her clarify,” Rose, 36, solely informed Us earlier this month. “She’s accountable to us. We spent all this time together with her mendacity to us, and I wanna hear from her.”

Cohen, for his half, didn’t deal with whether or not the RHOSLC women will get their sit-down with Shah, however he famous that “tweaks are all the time good” when talking about rumors of a forged shakeup on The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills.

As viewers await RHOSLC reunion particulars, the Superficial creator is gearing up for the vacation occasion season. “It’s a must to get the lighting proper, you must get the music proper,” he informed Us, including that Fresca Blended will play a job within the festivities. “And the drinks that you simply’re serving — I imply, even earlier than Fresca Blended, I might’ve been serving Fresca and making them by myself. So, now they made it very simple as a result of I can simply dole out the Fresca Blended Vodka Spritz and Tequila Paloma.”

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi