Heather Gay nonetheless has Jen Shah’s again.
Gay, 38, defended “The Actual Housewives of Salt Lake Metropolis” co-star Shah, 47, in a brand new interview after Shah was arrested in March and charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit cash laundering.
“I feel that good folks can do unhealthy issues, and he or she is claiming she is harmless,” Gay stated on the June 2 episode of the “So Dangerous It’s Good With Ryan Bailey” podcast. “Even when she will get … wrongfully convicted, she will be able to make issues proper. She will redeem herself.”
Shah and her assistant Stuart Smith — who was featured on the Bravo sequence — had been arrested for allegedly taking part in a telemarketing rip-off that focused the aged for nearly a decade. The rip-off was stated to have spanned six totally different states.
Shah has maintained her innocence on social media and formally pleaded not responsible to the costs in April. She was launched on $1 million bond as she awaits her trial in October.
Whereas Shah faces as much as 30 years in jail, Gay was adamant about giving her castmate a second likelihood, saying on the podcast, “I assume I’m keen about second probabilities as a result of … once I obtained divorced, I didn’t have a second likelihood. And that sucks, you recognize.”
Web page Six beforehand reported that Bravo cameras had been rolling throughout Shah’s arrest and can proceed to seize as a lot of the drama as doable.
“Bravo is aware of full nicely that viewers are following each element of this case and can proceed to take action because it progresses, so producers plan to observe it simply as carefully and use no matter footage they legally can,” an insider instructed us in April. “Up to now, they’ve filmed the lead-up to and aftermath of Jen’s arrest in addition to her co-stars’ reactions, of course.”
Whereas the costs towards Shah are critical, Bravo honchos consider having the legal case on the forefront of the present’s upcoming second season will make viewers tune in.
“With the information of Jen’s arrest, they’re positive to have much more success than they imagined, particularly since Jen hopes to proceed capturing if Bravo and her attorneys permit it,” the insider added. “She will solely say a lot, nevertheless, because it stays an ongoing case.”