Warning: What you’re about to read might not mean anything to you. I’m only writing it down for me, Willhoft and a scant few others for whom Islanders hockey is but one thing they watch regularly on television. If you’re not yet indoctrinated into the world of Bravo TV, The Real Housewives series or Vanderpump Rules, take my advice and stay away, unless you want to get far too wrapped up in who said what to who, who’s dating who, why this person is so mean to this other person and whether or not these people - who ostensibly have real world jobs - do any actual work.
That’s a long introduction to say that Jax Taylor, one of the star’s of Bravo TV’s Vanderpump Rules, a spin-off of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, was at last night’s Islanders-Flyers game in a suite as a guest of Islanders owner Jon Ledecky.
Jax posted a bunch of photos from the game to his Twitter account and seemed to have a fun time, meeting Ledecky, Butch Goring and Stan Fischler. Although as a big Red Wings fans, it’s tough to discern who he was rooting for that evening.
(Does Butchie even know what’s happening in this picture? Does he comprehend the gravity of this meeting? And what about, ‘Stan Fisher?’)
I was alerted to this event by Willhoft who was as incredulous as I still am as I write this ridiculous article I never expected to post here.
For those who don’t watch Vanderpump Rules (and again, if you don’t, don’t start), it’s about the lives, loves and generally awful behavior of the staff of two restaurants owned by Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump. As the main conduit for much of the show’s drama, Jax is the straw that stirs the drink, so to speak. He’s basically the John Tavares of Vanderpump Rules except he’s kind of a terrible person.
I mean, I just assume he’s a terrible person because this is a reality show and it’s supposed to be real people doing real stuff. Him being a hockey fan is probably the nicest thing I can say about him given what we’ve seen him do on the show, specifically: be incredibly shallow, be shitty to his many girlfriends, be shitty to his friends, assault people while being angrily intoxicated, and shoplift sunglasses among other reprehensible actions.
Like most husbands, I could blame my wife for getting me into these shows, but the fact is that if there wasn’t something imminently watchable about them, I would have given up a long time ago. So again, it’s like following the Islanders, who I vow to quit every year and yet don’t for some stupid reason or another.
Anyway, glad you enjoyed the game, Jax. Come back anytime. But please, for the love of god, don’t bring that douchebag “DJ” James Kennedy with you. Holy cow, that wanker really is the worst. And be nice to Brittany. She’s a nice girl!