Days after Raquel, 28, revealed on Bethenny Frankel‘s podcast that Sandoval, 40, pressured their film team to cut a scene through which she confronted him about filming an NSFW FaceTime session with out her consent, Stassi, 35, regarded again on her personal experiences with manufacturing “[covering] for the dudes” as she and her feminine co-stars have been pressured to deal with their “darkish” habits.
“She requested about [the NSFW video] and he mentioned, ‘I needed you to see how stunning [you] regarded,’ after which after the scene wrapped, the truth that he obtained mad and mentioned, ‘Why did you say that to me on digicam? You’re gonna make me look dangerous,’” Stassi informed listeners on the newest episode of Straight Up With Stassi shared by Bravo Snark Aspect on Instagram on August 23. “After which [he] went and threatened manufacturing and mentioned, ‘I received’t movie anymore until you’re taking that out,’ they usually did. And so they did!”
In keeping with Stassi, who was fired from Pump Rules on account of racially-charged habits in June 2020, the truth that manufacturing agreed to take away the second from the episode harm girls in all places.
“I used to be identical to, ‘Come on. We’re nonetheless doing this sh*t?’” she requested.
Wanting again on the eight years she spent on the fact present, Stassi mentioned manufacturing ceaselessly had the backs of male forged members.
“There have been so many instances that I keep in mind crying to producers and being like, ‘You guys have coated for sure people who have completed actually darkish issues, males, that I can’t even be in the identical room as a few of these males,’” she recalled.
Though Stassi obtained much less screentime due to her refusal to spend time with sure members of the present, she was prepared to chop again if it meant defending herself from them.
Issues obtained so dangerous, in actual fact, that Stassi really thought of going public with her complaints.
“I used to be like, ‘Would I ever wanna go public with this kind of factor?’ And I used to be like, ‘No,’ as a result of I wouldn’t wish to spoil everybody’s jobs. I wouldn’t wish to shut down a present that it’s not simply the forged. It’s the crew. It’s producers. There are such a lot of people who work on it and like it. It’ll trickle right down to so many individuals that I’m like, ‘I’m harder than this. I can heal by myself.’ And I did,” she defined.
Whereas Stassi is years faraway from Pump Guidelines, she mentioned she isn’t the one feminine forged member who skilled poor therapy by their movie staff as she backed Raquel’s claims about Sandoval.
“There are such a lot of different feminine forged members on Vanderpump Guidelines who’ve gone by the identical factor the place manufacturing has coated for the dudes and we’ve simply needed to heal ourselves. In order that was a straight-up reality I do know that Rachel informed as a result of it’s occurred earlier than and the truth that Sandoval was capable of identical to get away with it once more was simply, ‘F*ck,’” she acknowledged.