Katie Maloney EXCLUSIVELY informed HollywoodLife how she, Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute put their ‘variations apart’ after the ‘Vanderpump Guidelines’ firings.
Amid every little thing that has occurred all through 2020, Katie Maloney particularly didn’t see one factor “coming”: the Witches of WeHo reuniting. This was what Katie and her co-stars Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute infamously referred to themselves as, till Kristen had a falling out with Katie and Stassi in Season Eight of Vanderpump Guidelines. That each one modified, nevertheless, when Bravo fired Stassi and Kristen in June after it had come to the general public’s consideration that they reported their co-star, Religion Stowers, to the police for against the law she didn’t commit in 2018. After the Black Lives Matter motion gained momentum this summer season, Religion had expressed her hurt over the state of affairs, which sparked public criticism of Stassi and Kristen (they’ve since apologized). Whereas showing on the Aug. 17 episode of HollywoodLife TVTalk, Katie EXCLUSIVELY informed us how the incident ended their feud.
“It was simply when Kristen and Stassi acquired fired or they introduced that they wouldn’t be coming again to the present, we simply put our variations apart and simply got here again collectively simply to help,” Katie revealed. “We’ve been like sisters for a very long time and when one in every of us goes to undergo one thing like that, it doesn’t matter the place we’re at, we’re going to drop what we’re doing to be collectively and be there for each other. That was the second, I assume, that introduced us again collectively.”
On Season 8 of Vanderpump Guidelines, Kristen confronted friction in her friendships with Katie and Stassi as they grew more and more annoyed with Kristen’s ongoing drama along with her ex, Brian Carter. “After they acquired fired, it was like all of our drama that we had and final summer season — Carter this and Carter that — it simply all appeared so petty,” Katie defined. “I simply was extra targeted on desirous to be there to help my pal emotionally or bodily or no matter it might be, as a result of I believe we had been all very shocked by what had occurred.”
Stassi Schroeder issued a public apology (as did Kristen Doute) within the wake of her firing.
Nevertheless, they aren’t all precisely BFFs once more. “It’s been a sluggish rekindling,” Katie clarified. “Slowly we’ve been spending extra time collectively.” So, Katie couldn’t say for positive if the “Witches of WeHo” are again — “we haven’t put any labels on it,” she informed us. This isn’t the primary tough patch their friendship has gone by means of, nevertheless.
“We’ve been by means of it earlier than,” Katie added. “We had the falling out and we acquired again collectively as buddies and we’ve been down this highway earlier than and I don’t need to proceed it, however I believe simply type of understanding that life is greater than the small issues and that it’s essential to simply discover forgiveness in your coronary heart and put your variations apart, I assume. I’ll undoubtedly discuss extra about it and I’d undoubtedly like to speak along with her about it, however we’ll see. So we’ll see!”
Whereas Kristen and Stassi have left the present (along with Max Boyens and Brett Caprioni, after their outdated racist tweets resurfaced), Katie remains to be patiently ready to movie Season 9 of Vanderpump Guidelines. In the meantime, she has a brand new ardour undertaking to maintain her busy: You’re Gonna Love Me, a podcast that she launched on DearMedia on Aug. 14! Katie revealed how this podcast took place throughout our interview as effectively.
“I’ve been engaged on this since final fall,” Katie stated. “I needed to launch it within the spring, however when COVID began going loopy and we had been all quarantined it type of pushed every little thing again. However I had been flirting with the concept of doing a podcast for a very long time.”
“I really like podcasts, my buddies have podcasts however I needed to only type of take my very own expertise in life and being on the present and simply put on the market and all the intimate moments with that for hundreds of thousands of individuals,” Katie continued. “Folks undoubtedly suppose they know who I’m, however I simply get put within the bins of being a imply lady or a b-tch or a bully which I can see, as a result of I watch the present. I understand how I may be typically, however there’s a lot extra to me than simply that.” And she or he’s after all bringing her Vanderpump Guidelines household into this new enterprise! James Kennedy appeared on the podcast’s second episode, and he or she additionally plans to ask Tom Schwartz, Lala Kent and Dayna Kathan.