Vanderpump Rules fans may recall that in early 2020, Scheana Shay’s cousin went missing. On July 6, 2021, Scheana shared an update about her missing cousin. What happened?
‘Silver Alert’ Issued for Vanderpump Rules Star’s Cousin
On February 28, 2020, Scheana Shay sent out a plea on her social media. She wanted fans to keep a lookout for her cousin. He had gone missing from the ranch-like facility where he was visiting his mother-in-law.
Page Six reported at the time that the California Highway Patrol put out a Silver Alert for 67-year-old Phillip Tate. Silver Alerts are typically used for missing elderly people, particularly those with Alzheimer’s or other cognitive problems.
According to Scheana and the family, her cousin suffered from dementia. The Vanderpump Rules star was in London when her cousin went missing. However, she used social media to spread the word to her fans.
There was an alleged sighting at a nearby shopping center, but it never panned out.
Scheana Shay Shares Update on Missing Cousin
A lot has happened in Scheana Shay’s life since her cousin went missing. In the summer of 2020, she revealed that she had suffered a miscarriage. The news came shortly after former co-star Stassi Schroeder announced her own pregnancy.
In October, she shared the happy news that she was pregnant with a rainbow baby. Summer Moon was born in late April.
During a recent “Ask me anything” Q&A on her Instagram, Scheana shared an update on her missing cousin. Her cousin was found, but sadly, he had passed away. She wrote on her Instagram Stories that her cousin’s remains had been found “not far” from where he was visiting.
Vanderpump Rules Season 9 Coming Soon
Scheana Shay may share more details about her cousin on the upcoming season of Vanderpump Rules. The Bravo reality show is currently filming Season 9. Tom Sandoval recently teased a lot of changes happening on the show.
One change is his blossoming friendship with Scheana Shay’s boyfriend, Brock Davies. It seems that Brock may fill the role Jax Taylor left on Vanderpump Rules. Scheana shared one of the couple’s smoking hot confessional looks on her Instagram Stories.
Bravo has yet to reveal a premiere date for Season 9 of Vanderpump Rules. Check back with us for updates on the new season. Our thoughts are with Scheana Shay and her family after her sad update on her cousin.