Several of his Vanderpump Rules co-stars have speculated about why Jax Taylor blocked some of his castmates — specifically, Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, and Kristen Doute — and now the new husband is revealing why he did it.
“I go through my phases in social media, usually when it’s after a couple drinks and then I’ll go through the blocking phase,” Jax told Us Weekly. "Andy Cohen always tells me just to mute people and say, ‘Don’t give people the satisfaction. You should just mute them.’ But no, I’d rather block them, because they think they’re being cute, so I’m just going to block them. They want to say something and see what they can get away with, so I block them. As far as blocking my castmates, I’ve unblocked one of them, Kristen, and two others are still blocked and they’re going to stay blocked.”
Kristen hinted at becoming unblocked in a recent Instagram post, writing, "[H]e loves me, he loves me not... HE LOVES ME." But it doesn't seem like Jax is having a change of heart about Tom and Ariana, who were both in Jax and Brittany Cartwright's June 29 wedding. (Tom served as a best man and Ariana was a bridesmaid.) Still, Jax insisted that his decision to block the couple doesn't mean that there's any love lost.
“I think they’re great people and I love them. I mean, Tom’s my best friend. I just need a break,” he said. “People don’t understand, yes, we do film a show together, but we also hang out together everyday. We hang out together more when we don’t film than when we do film, if that makes any sense... So just like when you hang out with your brother and sister, you start to get annoyed after a while, you need a break. You need a break.”