‘Vanderpump Rules’ Season 8 Reunion Follows ‘RHOA’ Lead and Films Virtually


The crew of Vanderpump Rules has formally wrapped up production of season 8. As a result of coronavirus pandemic, issues ended a little bit otherwise this yr for the reunion. Similar to the women of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, the SURvers went digital and reunited by way of a video convention name.

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What did Andy Cohen say?

Andy Cohen confirmed to his SiriusXM listeners that he filmed the Vanderpump Guidelines Season eight reunion final week.

“I taped the Vanderpump Guidelines reunion on Thursday,” Cohen mentioned on Andy Cohen Stay. “I don’t know, I could be breaking a little bit information there.”

Cohen additionally revealed a humorous bit that occurred in the course of the taping. He mentioned that Anderson Cooper interrupted the manufacturing for a bit to inform him he was going to announce the start of his child son.

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“Hilariously, Anderson had mentioned he was saying Wyatt’s start on the finish of his present, and he mentioned it was gonna be across the finish of the eight o’clock hour,” Cohen added. “And we have been taking pictures the reunion and we have been simply winding it up and I used to be texting the manager producer, Doug Ross.”

The Bravo late-night host mentioned that producers wished him to shoot different features of the reunion, however Cohen wished to look at his good friend on TV. He informed the producer he want a second to look at one thing on TV.

As of now, the cable community has not confirmed when the reunion would air.

‘RHOA’ goes digital

RHOA Season 12 reunion additionally needed to postpone its manufacturing because the coronavirus outbreak shut the nation down. The peaches ultimately met up nearly as Cohen additionally confirmed on his satellite tv for pc radio present.

“We’re going to be taking pictures the Housewives of Atlanta Reunion nearly,” Cohen mentioned on Andy Cohen Live. “That is clearly not how we want to do it, however life is just not how we want it proper now.”

Cohen was a little bit upset that he was not going to have the ability to meet up with all the women for his or her annual reunion. Nonetheless, as a result of well being disaster, this was the perfect they may do now to not compromise any of the solid or crew.

“We need to be in the identical room, however we can’t danger the well being and security of the Housewives or the unbelievable crew in Georgia,” he added. “[RHOA] is regarded by many because the Tremendous Bowl of reunion exhibits, and it’s actually considered one of my favourite reunions to shoot, I sit up for it, and the very fact of the matter is it’s both we do it this fashion or there’s no Tremendous Bowl this yr.”

Followers pushed again on the thought of the RHOA solid not assembly in individual, however Cohen defined it was finest to complete of season 12 to be prepared for the following.

“If we await this pandemic to be over for after we all are in the identical room, it’s gonna delay every part,” Cohen defined. “We have to transfer ahead, we have to stay in actuality proper now, and the fact is that if we’re going to do that, we’re going to do that proper now.”

The Actual Housewives of Atlanta Season 12 reunion airs on Sunday, Could 10 at eight p.m. ET on Bravo.