If you watched this week’s episode of Vanderpump Rules, you know that the show’s run of appalling behavior and popcorn-worthy drama continued unabated.
At what was initially shaping up to be a rather dull housewarming party for Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright, things heated up in a hurry when the Jax cheating scandal once again reared its ugly head.
The early portion of the episode saw Jax once again claiming that he cheated due to a simple lack of control.
“If a f–king squirrel looked at me with a vagina, I would have f–ked it,” he eloquently opined at one point.
Once again, viewers marveled at the fact that Jax and Brittany are somehow still together in real life.
And once again, Jax somehow came off looking even worse by the end of the episode.
We already knew that Jax slept with Faith Stowers while dating Brittany, but last night, we learned that he also talked a mountain of sh-t about his loving, supportive girlfriend while attempting to seduce Stowers.
News of the trash talk came courtesy of Lala Kent, who arrived at the party bearing receipts in the form of an audio recording in which Jax slams Brittany for reasons that remain unclear.
“Not only did he do what he did with Faith, there’s f—ing audio on that phone of him saying he’s never going to marry her and that they never have sex,” Kent told Ariana Madix before sharing the recording with Brittany.
Clearly, the recording was pretty damning, as Cartwright proceeded to flip out on Jax in front of dozens of guests.
If Kent’s goal was to deliver the drama and further eff up Jax’s life, then her mission was unquestionably accomplished.
But some fans felt a little left out by the fact that viewers never got to hear the controversial audio.
After all, this is a series that’s managed to distinguish itself in the overcrowded reality TV landscape largely due to the willingness of its cast to put everything out there.
So it’s not surprising that fans began to suspect something was amiss when the episode ended without any of the recording being aired.
Madix took to Twitter last night to put to rest any rumor that the audio was fake and the drama was scripted:
"I see a lot of questions about not hearing the recording in tonight’s #pumprules. Playing it would be a huge legal issue. Just take my word for it: it was heartbreaking," she tweeted.
We think it’s safe to say we won’t be receiving much more information about what was on the tape, but it’s equally safe to say it makes Jax look like even more of a jackass.
On the plus side, the guy owns a combination beer cooler/motorized cart, so he can’t be all bad.
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