Cast Blog: #SHAHS

What Makes Reza Cry

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What Makes Reza Cry

Reza shares what choked him up in the Season 2 finale.

Read the full transcript after the jump.

Hey bitches. It's your resident gay reza. coming to you for the last time to video blog about Episode 10. i can't believe we're at the end of the road. Are you guys sad? Because I'm about to cry.

Kind of like when i was about to cry when Mike's dad was talking to him in Farsi about how he wasn't there for Mike as a child. It really tore me up. And to see how loving and amazing his parents are towards him, and in return how appreciative and respectful he is towards his parents. That is the quintessential, Persian parent-child, child-parent relationship. I loved it. and I'm so happy that you guys got to see that, because I come from a broken home so I can't bring that to you guys. So I'm really happy Mike was.

Can we talk about the chairs that you saw that the parents were sitting in? Those look more like thrones than they did chairs. I want to know where I can get me one of those.

Am I crazy or does MJ's mom have OCD? She's a backseat driver. She's telling her how to dress. It's insane. LIke I feel for my girl, every time she goes out with her mom. I'm thinking to myself that Vida is her mom and that Vida is not my mom. Because let me tell you, if that was my mom It'd be going down in a whole different way.

Actually, you know what, maybe i should go shopping with Vida because I would save a lot of money because I would never end up buying anything because she never tells her poor daughter that she looks good in anything. That was crazy.

And then, the most important thing in this episode: Persh-a-Pelooza.

I honestly felt like the parent who had the kid that knocked it out of the park. I was so proud of her. I was so honored to have Andy there. It was such an amazing night.

And the best part was that food fight. Watching my girl MJ slip and slide like a meatball in a like bowl of marinara sauce. It was f---king awesome. She was going down here and then coming up here. Resurfacing, going back down, and popping right back up. it was amazing. I wish we had spent all night in that trailer. And I don't want to know what kind of bill Asa got for the cleaning of that trailer. Cuz lemme tell you, the shirt I was wearing the shirt I was wearing and the jeans I was wearing, both of which were brand new had to be put in the trash, because MJ's talons ripped and shredded my shirt, and I split my jeans open. You know what that means: it's time for my fat ass to go on a diet.

Anyway, it was a pleasure and I'm honored that you guys let me into your house and into your homes and allowed me to share my life with you.

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Recap: Recipe for Disaster

Ep 15: Nadine weighs in on Part 1 of the reunion.

Here’s the thing… The Shahs reunion reminded me of a Thanksgiving dinner gone wrong. Except there was no turkey (or Turkey for that matter), not a lot of wine, and certainly not a lot of peace.

You’d think since the reunion was a little more intimate, being over a dinner table where they all broke bread, it would be somewhat peaceful…well guess again. I think sitting in such close quarters was a recipe for disaster, with a few exceptions. One being the infamous buttery chocolate cwaasannnt. Hallelujah! It’s over, finally!

There was so much covered, that I’m going to only address a few highlights…

So let’s get started, shall we?

Let’s start with Lilly “No Friend Zone” Ghalichi. I kind of felt bad for her. I truly don’t know what is going to happen with her next season. As is, she’s not hanging out with the Shahs. I just don’t know how will she come back after this. I was shocked that Asa laid into Lilly more than Reza did. It was only a few episodes ago where Lilly told Reza that Asa was the better friend to her. And as I recall, Asa gave Lilly a cooking lesson teaching her to beat her meat. I get that some of the Shahs have beef with her, but the truth is that Lilly doesn’t mesh well with this group (except for GG as of late). Andy did leave it open-ended, asking Reza if Lilly makes a real effort if he’d take her back, and Reza said absolutely. If that were to happen, I suggest MJ learns GG’s hook method. She’ll need to hook with her fingers and her toes.

Now on to GG and MJ. When will these two frenemies NOT fight? It seems to be their “thing.” They’re like drunk sorority girls: “I love you. I hate you. I love you. I hate you. I need more to drink. You broke girl code. I want to wax my car with your t-ts. You assaulted my hat, so I’m going to call your mom. But I do love you.” All I have to say to that is, “You don’t need to go all tango on me!”

Speaking of getting all “tango,” how about GG storming off when Leila showed up -- only to be put in her place by the Shah bouncer? I hope she realizes that one drink isn’t going to make her problems or her sister go away. Thankfully the GG whisperer was able to put her in her place. The reality of GG and Leila’s situation is they have a classic case of Competitive Sister Syndrome. I think they’re both guilty: GG shouldn’t be so harsh with her words. And Leila should have been more mindful about her friendship with MJ. Just goes to show that sh-- runs deep when dealing with family matters. Let’s keep it classy, ladies! All I know is my ass would be grounded for life if I’d ever treated my brother the way these two girls treat each other.

 

Last, let’s talk about Reza and his ex-work husband, Mike. Andy called these two out -- they kissed and made up in the finale, but it looks like things have gone south since that peaceful workout scene. Reza is right and I’ve said it before, no one leaves a thriving career to start over. However, I don’t know the logistics of their deal, so I can’t comment on who’s right and who’s wrong. What I can comment on is IF Mike needs money for a ring, he probably shouldn’t have invested in a bus wrap. And Reza SHOULD have maybe showed Mike the ropes a little more. Selling homes is not an easy job, you have to put in a lot of legwork -- it’s not a get rich quick type business. Mike said he loves Reza like a brother, but “he’s such an ---hole.” These two guys are becoming MJ and GG 2.0. They should all just get a room! One for their bodies and one for their egos.

I can’t wait for next week when Vida joon pays us a visit. I hope they give her the memo that there are no crocodiles in the San Fernando Valley.

And if you missed the final Shahs After Show, be sure to check it out now.

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