Real Housewives of Salt Lake City: Fans React to Jen Shah’s Arrest

Real Housewives of Salt Lake City fans reeled in shock when they heard Jen Shah ended up arrested this week. After all, she describes herself as a wealthy and successful businessperson. Well, she’s not the first person in the Bravo franchise to end up behind bars. However, it sounds quite serious. So naturally, fans reacted to the news.

Real Housewives of Salt Lake City – Jen Shah’s Arrest

If you didn’t already hear the news, Jen and her assistant, Stuart Smith face charges of money-laundering and conspiracy of wire-fraud. It all relates to some sort of telemarking scam. Well, the next thing that emerged revealed that they were released for now. However, they cant engage in telemarketing at all. Fast-tracked, they were scheduled for a virtual hearing on Wednesday. March 31. However, it seems that Bravo fans interrupted the proceedings.

Even the mainstream media carried the story about the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star. CNN reported that so many fans showed interest in the case, that Shah and her lawyer couldn’t actually log in. Apparently, people online commented how they went along for the tea on the Bravo star. So, the sheer numbers of people clogged up the lines. Now, Jen’s rescheduled for Friday.

Fans React On Social Media

When @bravohousewives shared the news on Instagram, many people went there and had their say. The real Housewives of Salt Lake City fans pulled few punches. Here’s a selection of comments:

“And it’s always the big spenders….first Erica. Now Jen. With their glam squads!!!”

“I knew what she was doing the minute she told us about the telemarketing!”

“You’d think these people would remember what happened to Joe and Teresa Guidice. The minute Joe flashed that roll of cash on Season 1 the Feds started looking. Scamming the elderly is the lowest”

“Wow, the real housewives franchise is turning into Real Big house housewives.”

“Bravo needs to fire her for targeting the elderly I hope bravo don’t support this type of cruelty!”

Mindy you, some fans rather liked what happened with The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star.

Ratings up? Is Andy Cohen happy? More Drama For Fans

Some fans of the show rightly suggested that Jen Shah’s arrest might make for a drama-filled second season. Actually, many of them commented that now they look forward to it. A few of them noted that this sort of thing always gives Andy Cohen a boost in ratings. As one fan noted, “Andy Cohen must be in heaven, Ratings bonanza.”

Meanwhile, others talked about how Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star Mary Cosby probably feels over the moon. After all, they quickly became frenemies in Season one of the show.

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