Bravotv.com: What are you in grad school for? Can you tell us a little bit more about that?
Stassi Schroeder: I'm not in grad school; I made a joke about wanting to go to grad school! Haha. I graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor's Degree in English Writing. I absolutely love school, I miss classes, and would die to go back. But my parents aren't too keen on paying for grad school just because I enjoy it!
Bravotv.com: How did you meet Jax, and how did you get him to start working at SUR?
SS: Kristen actually played matchmaker with me and Jax. She had tried to set us up a while back, but nothing came of it; then a year later Kristen and I took a trip to Vegas. Jax and her boyfriend Tom were there. I had gotten a little too hammered for my own good, and apparently, Kristen and Tom wanted to go play poker; I didn't, so they pawned me off on Jax. The next thing I remember is waking up in his hotel room, and he was just so enamored. I couldn't remember the night before, but he was just acting so in love. I remember thinking, "Damn, what did I say to this guy to get him to fall so hard in only one night?!" If only I knew, I'd like to share that secret with every other female in the world! Haha.
After that morning, we were inseparable, and never spent a day apart. A year and a half into our relationship, his modeling career had slowed down a bit, and bills were piling up, so I begged Lisa to give him a job at SUR.
Bravotv.com: What did you think of Jax saying that you held him back from his modeling career? Did you really unbook him from a job?
SS: I've always been uncomfortable with the idea of dating a model or actor. I don't want to be dating someone whose job is to be half-naked, sometimes making out with other girls. I don't think that's healthy or normal in a relationship. When we got together, he promised he'd be respectful of me and be very selective about the jobs he'd take. He made the decision to date me and agreed with that, so I don't agree with his saying that I held him back. He's his own person; he makes his own decisions. No one can hold anyone back if they don't let them. And yes, it was a job with another woman alone in Mexico for only a few hundred dollars. I don't think many women would want their boyfriends alone in Mexico half-naked with another model for only $300 bucks. He had promised me he would never do something like that, so I told him I was emailing his booker. A 300 hundred dollar job isn't exactly ruining someone's modeling career.
Oh my gosh these posts are so mean! I know Stassi has been caught on camera at some rough times but, let's be real, aren't there instances in your life that - if caught on camera - would make you seem like the "mean girl"? She was Yes, on the show she was mean to Laura Leigh but hellooooo she started dating her ex boyfriend...who wouldn't be pissed?! Her boyfriend cheated on her, lied to everyone about it, and then dated one of her friends from work! Stassi was going through a rough time and it just happened to be filmed.
I've met Stassi a few times at SUR and let me just say that she is so sweet! She is a really good waitress/ doesn't act full of herself and is very nice to customers and her co workers. This is why I don't think she is a mean spirited person; I just think the "nice" Stassi wouldn't make as good of a TV show. She isn't mean to people for no reason at all. She is hard worker - She doesn't mind being humble and waiting on tables if that is what it takes to pay the bills.
I hope that next season we get to see Stassi in a new light!
In the photo shoot at Lisa's house, when you girls were going through Lisa's jewelry...you grabbed up a piece of her jewelry that meant a lot to Lisa..the tiara that Pandora gave her on her wedding day. Did that not occur to you that you were "crossing the line" with a trivial trying on and wearing of that tiara? Then you proceeded to choose the best piece of jewelry to wear with your bathing suit...and as you walked out the door, you said to the girls, '"Take my leftovers!" Doesn't that say it all for you? You are just mean! I don't know why any of those girls put up with you!
Stassi, people don't like you because you are a self centered, mean, manipulating snot. you have no one to blame but yourself.
Stassi, You are such a mean spirited person. I can't believe any of your friends apologized to you after Vegas. If anything I would have thought one of them would have knocked you out in Vegas. You treat people like they are beneath you and you don't realize that you are not a princess so get over it. I realize that you are above everyone. However, You are below everybody. Your embarrass yourself.
You are a drama queen. You break up with Jax and go straight to Frank. You should use your own phrase on yourself. "Grow - Up" your the one who is very immature.
Stassi,think you are a nasty mean person and it was appalling how you and Jax treated Laura leigh. You are very arrogant and full of yourself and they only keep you on the show to cause drama. You are a bitch...
Stassi, where do I begin? First of all you say you are an English major and yet you murder the English language..like "me and Jax".. You have such an inflated sense of importance...Princess? Give me a break! About Jax..no wonder he wouldn't stay around and went to sleep in his car...you are so mean-spririted constantly berating him all the time..he told you that he doesn't like confrontation..yet that is all you do..Maybe he deserves some of what you say, because he is so immature and self-centered..if that is the case, then just move on...You didn't make any better choice with Frank..he is not trustworthy..can't understand why you believed him without at least running it by Jax..But Frank saw through you immediately...it didn't take him long...what he said to you the day you took him to meet your parents..was "on target"...you think when you go with someone that you can just boss them around, so when he said you were selfish and self-serving...he was on target, and didn't want to be your "boy" anymore. What he said to you was truthful..but good rittance to Frank..he wasn't worth it anyway. I couldn't believe you called Laura Leigh "ugly'..she is much more attractive that you are, with those beautiful eyes, and pretty face...I think you are attractive, but you certainly don't deserve all the accolades you give yourself...ahem..you are not "amazing"!
Stassi, you and Jax are both immature, spoiled, self-centered people who mistakenly think they are "someone." You two deserve each other. Why don't you ride off into the sunset with each other---preferably far, far, far away from a TV?
I know Stassi has a bachelors in English (?) but could someone please explain to her the meaning of the word, "literally". Thanks.
Pretty on the outside, disgusting on the inside. I wonder how Stassi's parents feel when they watch how ugly their daughter is.
Stassi needs to grow up and quit being so dramatic. She turns everything into a crisis and then blames everyone else for her classless, trashy behavior. Clearly, she believes she is the center of the universe and it's about time her "friends" stand up to her.
Stassi, please go away now. You behave like classless, egotistical, and highly delusional. Lisa...she is ruining SUR!
Wow! After watching the show for the last three or four weeks, I find myself in shock and very confused as to what has misled these girls into believing that they are so hot? Especially Stassi. Stassi, let me say that some of the most "beautiful" people I have ever met has turned out to be some of the most unattractive. It doesn't matter how perfect you look on the outside, ugly always bleeds through. You act as if being a bitch is something to be proud of. It is not! In case nobody has informed you, bullying is not cool. You will get much farther in life if you lead with kindness. Arrogance is not a desirable character trait.I suppose you could serve as an example of how not to act. If you continue with the attitude that you have shown so far, you will find yourself living a very lonely life. Fortunately. there is this wonderful thing called Karma. It can be something wonderful or it can be something dreadful. That depends on you,dear.I know people that remind us of karma all of the time. What goes around,comes around. Simple. They say it, but they don't it give much thought once it has been spoken. You get back what you give out. So far, Stassi, all I have seen from you is self centered, hateful, mean and arrogant. Who wants to be around that? If you want a true friend, the first thing you need to do is learn what a friend is. You have to be a friend in order to have a friend. If you don't believe this is true, then continue as you are. Life has a way of teaching you things the hard way when you don't want to play nice. I worked as a bartender for years and one thing I observed over and over again was the effect that one bad attitude could have on the entire staff. Every employee could be in a great mood and you let one lone employee come through the door, bitching, complaining they didn't make what they should have last night, they had to stay late, etc.,etc.. That one bad attitude could drag 15 people right down to the pits with them. You need to be responsible for the energy you bring into a room. Contrary to what you think, Stassi, you are not special and there is not a rule that says everyone else needs to pull Stassi's weight because she is a princess. I can't believe the others have pooled tips with you on board! I'd like to suggest that you drop in your nearest bookstore and invest around $20. and buy yourself a book on manners.I assure you it will be worth it's weight in gold if you will bother to read it..Please understand that I have only good intentions. May God bless you. T in Texas
I am surprised that you have any friends at all with the way you act - you are a MEAN GIRL -
nasty, narcissistic, and egotistical - get over yourself you are not all that great ----
by the way you said you are not "ghetto" jumping into another mans bed after 1 day after breaking up with your boyfriend is GHETTO very white trash - get your act together
stassi plz go away you are so as friend and a women maybe thats because you are spoil child who has allot to grow up i dont know why lisa keeps you on .. i would like to watch a show about young women helping each other and being good friends no matter what .but i see tv land is all about being bad ...maybe you should work on yourself before wanted too change someone else is sad watching this show i wont let my teens even get a eyefull of you and the rest no way for young ladies to behave...
A show for the college aged....bit too immature for myself but am sure there are many college, high school students who would enjoy. It's quite disgusting to hear who is doing who, etc., it's so childish.....when is it time to finally grow up??
Stassi, There is a part of your personality I wish my own 24 year of age daughter had, like saying it like it is to her boyfriends face. Then there is a part where I understand the male ego being humiliated on national tv by his girlfriend pointing out all his flaws. We all have flaws and no one likes to be humiliated in front of their friends, let alone on television.
There is a tactful way of getting your point across withouth making yourself in the right, even if you are, hopefully you find out how to do this to build your character for the best,
when i started watching this show i had thought the girls were the only immature one but the more i watch the guys are just as immature. They all need to go their seperate ways and they will be so much happier. They are all toxic for one another.
Stassi should quit wasting time working on changing Jax when she should be working on herself. Her insecurity has created a good looking, but whining, unhappy 23 year old. It has also caused her to desperately search for someone to replace her daddy. She's considering going to grad school just to get money from her dad again? That is not the maturity she claims to have. If she would just get her own life in order by standing alone, putting her own roof over he head, and use that degree of hers, she would be able to relax, have fun, and enjoy youth as she should be doing. Right now she is miserable, cries, and complains far too much for a 23 year old and transfers that misery to those around her.
Stassi, people create their own happiness in life, it does not come from another person. And until you have your own life together, quit judging others. You're certainly not that great a catch with all that brat baggage you carry.
Stasis is the meaning of " The Mean Girl " ! High school was over a long time ago, people need to be treated with respect, you shouldn't treat them like they are beneath you. Keep acting like that and you will end up very alone. And what's with all the violent metaphors! If Lisa is smart she will have you committed for 72 hour lock down. You need help and maybe meds:/
WOW. Just wow. I can't believe you have ANY friends at all, you treat everyone so horribly. Spoiled, self centered, temper tantrum BRAT. Mean girl.
I find it hard to believe Stassi has any friends at all, she is an ugly, ugly person on the inside. She has so many insecurities and self confidence issues that she tries to deflect onto others it is nauseating to watch her on the show. All I can say is that I hope she is the one who gets fired on the next episode.
Hard to believe that Lisa's daughter Pandora is friends with this girl. Pandora seems like a sweet person. This girl is, erm, not!
Don't know if you actually read these posts, but you need to grow up. Talk about childish. I was embarassed for you while watching this weeks episode. You feel for the BS from Frank, and then treat your friends like crap because they are actually looking out for you, Your like 24 going on 12. Grow up!
Stassi.....Really you fell for Frank's BS? I find it odd he said NOTHING despite saying he's known for 2 months and it happened 2 months ago, Was JAX even in Las Vegas 2 months ago? . Frank had to tell the news to that girl, the co-worker at Sur that night at the SupperClub, even Frank's friends and confidant's did NOT know. I think Frank knew it happened 3 years ago which was BEFORE he even met Stassi and Frank made the CLAIM that it was more recent to get in Stassi's pants. Frank is a worthless LIAR and just wanted more
face time on Vanderpump Rules.
Why do Katie and Kristen put up with her? They are far better friends to her than Stassi is to them. I'm telling you, Stassi is rude and condescending to EVERYONE. She keeps it up she'll have no friends left.
I think Jax told Frank the story 2 months ago and now Frank is desparate to keep Stassi (and the camera time that gos with her) that he will do an say ANYTHING to keep her with him. He's gross and obviously manipulating her!
Although I realize that a lot of the "drama" on this show is manufactured to boost ratings and viewership, the "Stassi" storyline has run its course! Stassi does not add anything to the show and she alone is the only reason I won't watch in the future. The premise for Vanderpump Rules is interesting and, as a Bravo fanatic and Food Network devotee, the show is one that I expected to love. Obviously, this show bears many similarities to The Hills (which was another guilty pleasure of mine) but, to be totally honest, part of the reason that The Hills and Laguna Beach worked was that Kristen Cavallari and Lauren Conrad were actually attractive - and enviable. Though Kristen was obviously cast as the villain of that series, there was part of most viewers (myself included) that envied (read: loved to hate) her ridiculous good looks, smart sense of style and cunning commentary. Stassi lacks in all of these areas. Yes, Stassi looks fine, but she's certainly not gorgeous or beautiful. She may be a model, but she's a print ad model, not a "cover girl" type. Her voice is obnoxious; her relationship insecurities are way too "on display;" her attitude is embarrasing; and (most irksome of all) her HUGE ego - and associated commentary - is absolutely cringe-worthy. I'd love to wake up with her sense of self-confidence every morning. And, I haven't even touched on how absolutely mean and petulant she acts towards every person in her life. Yes, this was "interesting" to watch for 2 episodes, but not so much anymore. I'd (shockingly) much rather see the (actually) gorgeous - and surprisingly sweet and naive - Scheana try out her singing career than continue to watch "Stassi" (is this a real name?) in action. I hope that her attitude is really just for the cameras. It would be frightening if that's how she acts in real life.
I just started watching this show last week... I have a crush on Lisa :) Anyhow, Jax has never just kissed Stassi the way real guys kiss girls who are like Stassi. I mean, real guys, repeatedly kiss their woman because it's how we show we are into her, that relationship. The show is a lot a infantile melodrama but clearly, Jax was using her from the time they met in Vegas. To hear that she enables him so is a travesty! Stassi says her father supported her college and now that she is out of school and working for a living she misses her Daddy's money and wants to go back to grad school, obviously, Jax, used her long enough and needs to get a Cougar go support him.
I think you've lived a charmed life and haven't ever had a REALLY painful thing happen to you or you wouldn't be so shallow and bored. You are smart and pretty, seriously....I have hope for you but right now you are just an annoying Heather.
It is really unfortunate that someone who is so beautiful on the outside, is really ugly on the inside. She should stick to modeling. That seems to be a very sterile and superficial lifestyle, which appears to be what she is capable of. Granted we have only seen 3 episodes but Stassi does not appear to be acting. She seems like the kind of girl who will have many serious relationships in her life, but with no true success. Destined to be alone and sad due to her terrible personality.She will need to redefine her life and realize that unless she is going to really change and become a good person (which doesn't seem realistic) that her success will be in her professional life and not personal.
I know we are setup to not like Stassi, but I actually find her very endearing. She wears her heart on her sleeve and is very honest with her feelings. I think the mean girl comments she says are purely to spice it up for TV.
@BravoLacey Your freaking kidding, right? She wears her horns, not her heart (which I don't believe she has), on her sleeve!
So when Stassi does commentary clips and it comes across as "inflated EGO or conceited" is that part of the "setup to not to like Stassi"? It's Stassi's own words during the commentary that offends us and shows us who she really is
This is the worst show I've ever seen. I love Lisa and I thought it was going to be about herg instead they show Stassi who is the most boring mean self centered ugly person I've ever seen and Kristen who is the same I'm sorry but there is no way these two are models. And the drama they show isn't the kind u want to watch its the kind that when u see its coming on u change the channel. Stassi has no personality and no class and kristen who cares who ur man slept with before u. Their two men can do way better. I watched the first few episodes trying to give it a chance but I won't waste my time watching anymore. The life of an ant is more interesting than this show. Katie is very pretty and so is Scheana although she dated a married man which is disgusting (Brandi is one of my favorites). But we all make mistakes and I'm not going to judge scheana. This show needs to change stop showing Stassi and Kristen and show more of Lisa and maybe it will be better or cancel it and put it out of its misery...
@kerry2277 Thank you! I completely agree with you and couldn't have said it better. Lisa, I hope you read this!
After only watching a few episodes I think you bring the term "mean girl" to a whole new level! It's actually turning me off from even watching the show. Your insecurity speaks volumes & is very ugly! I seriously can't even fathom why Jax would want anything to do with you??! May I suggest therapy?!
It's really sad\annoying\embarrassing to see such a pretty young lady act SO mean toward other women, so insecure toward men, and so superior toward the world. I'm sure your personality is amplified for TV, but there has to be SOME truth to it as well. I hope when you watch the episodes you see yourself in a new light, and decide to make some changes. It's never too late to work on who you are or who you want to become. Best of luck to you in all your future endeavors!
Jax, remove yourself from this toxic relationship. Stassi brags about her schooling yet she lacks maturity skills especially in the relationship department. Jax you need a woman and Stassi is not mature enough. But you too lack maturity. Frank obviously is not a in a good place in his life to be the bearer of bad news about Jax. Most of you I assume are in your twenties and you're lucky because you get a pass for making outrageous mistakes but learning from your mistakes is the key. Continuing to make the same mistakes over and over again is insane, if it's not working, come out of your comfort zone and reevaluate your circumstances and try something brand new. Scheana seems to be focus while the rest of you are slipping into no man land. Do not get me wrong I do not agree with her sleeping with a married man however she is focus and not focus on nonsense.
Stop babysitting and focus on yourself? HA!! I think the problem is all you do is focus on yourself. Your a pretty girl, but it's not Stassi's world and everyone else is just in it. You call Sheena a whore? You think meeting a guy, waking up in his bed in his hotel room the next day, not remembering anything makes you what, the Virgin Mary? And he was so in love with you after one night of sex, get over yourself. Your conceited and insecure at the same time, arrogant, bossy, demanding, spoiled, petulant, hateful, shallow, and just an overall witch. And newsflash, your not the victim honey, your the victimizer!