In addition to exes Caprioni and Boyen, Kathan joins Jax Taylor, Brittany Cartwright, Stassi Schroeder and Kristen doubts in separation of rules.

So who is left? Scheana Shay, Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, Tom Schwartz, Katie Maloney, Lala Kent, James Kennedy and Raquel Leviss are the cast who could potentially return for season ninth.

VPR has not restarted filming after a hiatus a year ago due to the coronavirus pandemic. Already in March Lisa Vanderpump teased that filming could resume soon as restaurant restrictions relax.

“I think a lot of people want this show back because there is always a lot of stories and relationships in the restaurant business and there are a lot of original lineups,” she told E! Exclusive messages with the addition: “We want the restaurant to be at least 50 percent full beforehand.”