We can't imagine Jax Taylor with anyone but fiancée Brittany Cartwright these days, but way back in Season 1 of Vanderpump Rules, we didn't know who the SUR bartender was going to end up with. Jax started the series as the boyfriend of Stassi Schroeder, but when the two split following rumors of his infidelity, he started getting cozy with fellow SURver Laura-Leigh.
But as Vanderpump Rules fans know all too well, this relationship also didn't have a happy ending. Jax famously broke things off with Laura-Leigh by the end of Season 1.
Given how tumultuous the end of Jax and Laura-Leigh's relationship was, one might think that he wouldn't have the highest opinion of her today. But if you thought that, you'd be wrong. After one Vanderpump Rules fan called Laura-Leigh "crazy" and insulted her acting career on Twitter, Jax came to his ex's defense. "She’s an amazing actress just had a lot of other things in her life that needed to be worked out," he tweeted. "They don’t let just anyone in [Julliard]."
It's true. Not only did Laura-Leigh attend the prestigious performing arts school, but she has also appeared in several major TV shows and movies, including The Client List, We're the Millers, and the upcoming Under the Silver Lake starring Andrew Garfield. Plus, Laura-Leigh is looking as gorgeous as ever these days, as evidenced by the below recent photo on Instagram.
Relive Laura-Leigh's time on Vanderpump Rules above and below.