May 19 • 13M

'Selling Sunset' Season 6 Has A New Villain

Honestly, we should have seen this coming all along.


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Emma Gray
Claire Fallon
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The big headline about season 6 of “Selling Sunset,” the real estate docusoap set amidst multi-million-dollar mansions in Los Angeles, was the departure of the long-time series villain, Christine Quinn. After five seasons of antagonizing doe-eyed heroine Chrishell Stause and systematically burning bridges with the rest of the Oppenheim Group — many of whom had been her friends for years — Quinn was finally pushed out. This left a gaping hole in the “Selling Sunset” lineup, and a big question: who would fill her antagonistic shoes?

In season 6, the show tosses in two new Quinn-esque agents to stir up drama. Between them, veteran O Group agent Nicole Young and newbie Bre Tiesi provide enough unwarranted friction with other agents (mostly Nicole) and panache (entirely Bre) to capably fill in the narrative void. Bre, previously better known as Johnny Manziel’s ex-wife and mother of Nick Cannon’s son Legendary, waltzes in with a Rolodex of billionaire and celeb clients; she …

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