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The Vanderpump Rules Cast Rallies Around Jesse Montana Amid His Heath Issues

Ariana, Katie, Lala, Ally, and Scheana shared messages of support for Jesse, who has appeared on Vanderpump Rules.

By Shannon Raphael

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The Vanderpump Rules cast is sending their love and support to someone in their inner circle as he deals with a serious health crisis. 

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Ariana Madix, Lala Kent, Katie Maloney, Scheana Shay, and Kristina Kelly all took to Instagram over the weekend to offer messages of hope and support as their close friend, Jesse Montana, prepares for surgery to remove a brain tumor. Find out what they posted, and learn more about Jesse's connection to the SUR crew by scrolling below. 

The Vanderpump Rules Cast Rallies Behind Jesse Montana

Ariana posted a carousel of images with Jesse, who is a singer and model who has appeared on Vanderpump Rules several times over the years, on Instagram on December 3. In her caption, Ariana noted that Jesse had a brain tumor, and that he was preparing to have it surgically removed on Monday, December 4.

"No one is cooler than my dear friend [Jesse Montana.] Right now[,] he needs our good thoughts and our help. Please swipe to the last slide or see the link in my bio for more information. The short version is this: Jesse has a tumor in his brain and will be having surgery this coming Monday," she wrote, before opening up about the kind of friend Jesse has been to her.

"Jesse is truly one of a kind in every way. If you are lucky enough to meet him, you are immediately struck by his generosity and beauty inside and out," she continued. "I love you so much. Dark crystal unicorn elixir of life always and forever[.] You got this."

Ariana also shared the post on her Instagram Stories, and she wrote, "I love you, [Jesse Montana] in the caption. 

Her Something About Her business partner, Katie, also took to Instagram to share more about Jesse's story from his GoFundMe page, which his boyfriend created. The page noted that he had "no prior symptoms or illnesses" leading up to the tumor discovery. Leading up to the operation, the text added, Jesse was "recovering amazingly." Katie's post also included that Jesse is "the first person there when anybody needs anything."

"Love you [Jesse Montana,]" Katie added to her Instagram Story. "I'm sending you all my positive vibrations and love."

A series of Jesse Montana with friends, and Ariana Madix, detailing his recent health condition.

In her own Instagram Story post, Lala opened up about her friendship with Jesse.

"God bless this beautiful human," she wrote alongside a photo of Jesse from one of his modeling campaigns. "One of the kindest, funniest, most welcoming people I've ever had the privilege of knowing. He is going into the fight of his life."

In a post on her Instagram grid, Lala also mentioned Jesse's "infectious" "enthusiasm for life."

"He is always the one to make you feel you are welcome and you belong," she added. "He’s tough as they come, and we know he will get through this — but we want his sole focus to be on his recovery..."

Kristina Kelly, who has appeared on the show as a friend of the cast, added, "[Jesse Montana,] you are such a special soul. You got this," along with a white heart emoji.

A series of Jesse Montana in the hospital, with Scheana Marie, and Kristina Kelly, detailing his recent health condition.

James Kennedy's girlfriend, Ally Lewber, who appeared on Season 10 of Vanderpump Rules, shared a link to Jesse's page, and she wrote, "Please send your love and healing energy to our sweet friend[,] Jesse! He's the kindest soul..." 

Scheana shared two Instagram Stories featuring photos of her hanging out with Jesse, and she added the link to his GoFundMe page. She also added a video post on her main feed. 

"Life truly can change in an instant. I’ve been friends with [Jesse Montana] for over 10 years and he is the person who lights up every room he enters," she captioned the post. "On Monday, he suffered [three] seizures and was rushed to the hospital where they found a brain tumor. He has surgery scheduled for Monday and needs all of the thoughts, prayers and help we can give him..."

Who Is Jesse Montana from Vanderpump Rules?

The actor and model has long been friends with multiple cast members from Vanderpump Rules.

As a result, Jesse has appeared on several episodes of the show. He first appeared on the series back in Season 4, and he also popped up on Season 8.

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