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The Daily Dish Vanderpump Rules

James Kennedy's Firing from SUR Is "The Greatest Thing to Have Ever Happened" to Kristen Doute

The #PumpRules star just can't hide her happiness about it.

By Laura Rosenfeld
Kristen Doute Can't Contain Her Excitement Over James Kennedy Getting Fired

James Kennedy broke down in tears when Lisa Vanderpump fired him in Monday night's episode of Vanderpump Rules, which is of course a natural response to being let go.

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If James was looking for a shoulder to cry on, let's hope he didn't turn to his ex-girlfriend Kristen Doute (who was also fired from SUR in Season 3) for some sympathy because she had a, uh, different reaction when she heard the news that James got the boot. "I feel like we all should have celebrated so hard," she told The Daily Dish. "I kept thinking about when I got fired a couple of years ago and everyone did their celebratory dance. And I'm like, 'I'm sorry, why are we not popping bottles right now?' This is the greatest thing to have ever happened." 

Kristen said that she was proud of Lisa for "finally not giving [James] that 85th chance." "James had so many more chances than I did. And I was actually good at my job. He's not even a good DJ. I don't think he was a good busser, and Lisa still gave him more chances," Kristen said. "I think she just had this little soft spot for his sad, poor, little broken heart. But come on, it's all a game. Like, victimizing yourself over something like that, we all have hardships. I don't feel bad for him." 

In addition to Lisa feeling sorry for James as he dealt with his parents' divorce this season, Kristen said she thinks that her "soft spot" for the DJ really has to do with his friendship with her son, Max. But even James couldn't escape the wrath of Lisa's husband, Ken Todd during one heated moment before he got the boot in Monday night's episode. "The way he talked to Ken, oh my God. I can't imagine in a million years ever, ever speaking to Ken like that," Kristen told The Daily Dish. "He's lucky that Ken didn't knock him out."

So what drove Ken to (almost) fisticuffs with James? Relive the shocking moment, below.

Ken Confronts James
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