Vanderpump Rules alum Jax Taylor shocked followers by sharing a photo with fellow reality star Blake Moynes. Why is the Bravolebrity hanging out with The Bachelorette Season 17 winner? Keep reading for all the details on the odd reality star crossover.
Vanderpump Rules alum in touch with former co-stars?
It’s been almost two years since Jax Taylor and his wife, Brittany Cartwright, announced their exit from Vanderpump Rules following Season 8. Taylor had been starring on the Bravo show since the beginning. Viewers saw the start of his romance with Cartwright, as well as their wedding.
The couple’s official exit statement said they were focusing on their growing family, as Brittany was pregnant at the time. She gave birth to their son, Cruz, in April of 2021.
During Jax’s final season, he had major falling out with former best friend Tom Sandoval. During the Season 9 reunion, Andy Cohen remarked to Sandoval that Jax still hates him. Sandoval seemed to confirm that, though he also said they are cordial to each other.
Despite no longer being friends with Sandoval, Jax still hangs out with some of his other former co-stars. He’s good friends with ex-girlfriend Stassi Schroeder, as well as Scheana Shay, Lala Kent, and Tom Schwartz.
Has Jax Taylor found a new best friend to replace Tom Sandoval? Find out why fans are wondering.
Jax Taylor hangs out with Bachelorette alum Blake Moynes
Jax’s social media followers were in for a huge surprise with his latest update. The former Bravo star shared a photo on his Instagram with Bachelorette Season 17 winner Blake Moynes.
As viewers of the ABC dating show know, Blake proposed to Katie Thurston during the season finale. However, they split just a few months later. He recently opened up about where their relationship stands now.
Moynes is a Canadian citizen, based in the Toronto-area. So, how did he get to L.A. to meet up with Jax Taylor? The Bachelorette alum happened to be in California and met Taylor through their mutual publicist. Taylor posed for a photo with Moynes and their publicist, which he shared on his Instagram.
Additionally, Brittany shared a video on her Instagram Stories of Moynes hanging out in the home she shares with Jax. In the short clip, she jokingly hands her final rose to the Bachelorette alum.
A source told Heavy that Blake and Jax “hit it off” so well that they’ll be watching the Super Bowl together. The insider also teased a joint project coming from the two reality stars – “Lots of very big things on the horizon for both of them but I can’t discuss what just yet!”
Blake Moynes reunites with former competing suitors
Jax Taylor wasn’t the only reality star Moynes met up with while in California. He reunited with several Bachelorette alum, both from his season and other seasons.
He shared photos of the reunion on his Instagram. Included in the gathering was Greg Grippo, who many feel Katie Thurston planned to give her final rose to. However, he quit the show before the finale, leaving Katie to choose between Blake and Andrew Spencer. Spencer was also in the photo op, showing no hard feelings between the men.
“Good to see the the boys,” Blake captioned the photo.
Does it surprise you that Jax Taylor and Blake Moynes are now close friends? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
Bravo has yet to announce if Vanderpump Rules will return for Season 10. Regardless, Jax Taylor won’t be involved and has been teasing his own reality show.
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