As the saying goes, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Vanderpump Rules Season 8 doesn't debut on Bravo until January 7, but a new trailer released today reveals that the show is attempting a tricky balancing act by mixing some fresh new faces in with the SURvers we already know and ... well, love is a strong word.
Anyway, most reality shows start showing signs of age around the season-8 mark, which is probably why producers have decided to inject some new blood into the proceedings.
But the OG cast claims they brought plenty of drama in their own right over the summer -- in fact, they claim this is the show's most dramatic season yet.
Given what we've learned so far -- and the fact that fans are already calling for Jax Taylor to be fired -- we're inclined to believe them.
Check out our full breakdown of VPR S8 trailer, along with the latest on the intense feud between Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute: