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Brody Jenner

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a character in “Summer 2017”, as played by Whatsername

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Brody S. Jenner



"It’s funny. When you leave your home and wander really far, you always think, β€˜I want to go home.’ But then you come home, and of course it’s not the same. You can’t live with it, you can’t live away from it. And it seems like from then on there’s always this yearning for some place that doesn’t exist. I felt that. Still do. I’m never completely at home anywhere."
β€” Danzy Senna

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Name:
Brody Samuel Jenner

Nickname:
N/A

Age:
27

Birthday:
March 6th

Sexual Orientation:
Heterosexual

Birthplace:
Los Angeles, California

Occupation:
Model | Fitness Instructor | Lifestyle Blogger | Day Trader

Hex Color Code:
#89c63d

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History:
Brody Jenner is the second child of Bruce Jenner and Linda Thompson. His father had two children from a prior marriage, and together, he and Linda had another son, Brandon, who is two years older than he is. His parents were married for only a few months after he was born before they divorced, so he essentially grew up with parents who didn’t live together. His parents were always amicable, though, which Brody appreciated. He was a year old when his father remarried, this time to Kris Jenner. Now, Brody went from having a brother, a half-brother and half-sister, to having them, plus three step-sisters, a step-brother, and a few years into the marriage, two half-sisters too. Having seven siblings sounds crazy, like some knock-off rendition of Cheaper By The Dozen, but Brody's childhood wasn't wild. He spent the majority of his time living only with Brandon, their mother, and her new husband, David Foster, who she married in 1991, around the time of his father's marriage to Kris. His mother remained married to David until 2005, so Brody spent almost all of his youth living as a family unit with them. Rather than David replacing his own father, though, Brody was treated to having two father figures in his life. He never really took well to Kris Jenner, but he got along pretty well with Rob and Khloe, the younger two of her children, who were closest in age with him. Surprisingly, he adored his two younger sisters more than was probably expected of him. He took his role as big brother seriously, and always wanted to make sure that those two girls were smiling and laughing whenever he visited them and his dad.

After graduating high school, Brody attended The University of Southern California where he studied biology. He had every intention of attending medical school when he graduated, but he ditched the idea at the last minute, as he was conflicted about whether that was really what he wanted to do with his life. Well, that was what he told everyone, at least. In reality, he had only barely passed ungrad and there was absolutely no way in hell, that Brody would get into any medical school. No amount of money or charm or connections could get his transcript to pass any admissions council, and he knew that, so he didn't even try it. While Brody had been an average student in high school, he really dropped the ball in college, when he embraced fame, fun, money, booze and women for the first time. It was a fun ride, there's no denying that, but by the time that he graduated, he realized that he had been stupid to sacrifice his future for that. ...Luckily for him, he came from money, and connections, so he wasn't entirely screwed. One of his mother's friends was a big shot on Wall Street, so Brody moved out to New York for a few years where he learned the ins and outs of stock trading. Once he was fluent in how the system worked, he began investing money on his own, and still does day trading. He only makes a couple hundred grand a year through this, which is definitely better than nothing (and almost comparable to what he could have made as a doctor anyway), but it's definitely no Hollywood-money. So, on the side, Brody does a lot of modelling work, and because he's made a name for himself in that, he runs a lifestyle blog/vlog that rakes in some good side cash, and (mostly because he actually enjoys it) he teaches a few private fitness classes for celebrities or elite-level members at Equinox gym.
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Personality:
There's something about the way that Brody looks that seems to make people automatically assume that he's pompous and full of himself, and sometimes just an asshole. People think that because he values the way that his body looks so highly, that he's one of these stereotypical pretty boys from LA who spend their entire life at the beach, eating at expensive restaurants, sleeping with girls who are in relationships, and going to the gym. While the more innocent of those are some of his pastimes, Brody isn't an ass. In fact, he's a surprisingly good guy, given this reputation that he frequently seems to assume from people who have never even interacted with him. He's a big family man. It's something that probably came from having so many siblings, especially growing up famous. His parents were known on their own, but it was once his father and stepfamily's reality show took off that he was really forced into the limelight. Even though he doesn't always agree with the decisions of his step family, especially his (now ex) stepmother, Brody is the kind of guy that won't tolerate anyone else badmouthing them around them. It's one thing for him to complain about them, because he's family, and family's allowed to not always get along, but he takes it as a personal form of disrespect when other people do it. This is even more true with his brother Brandon, who he grew up most closely with, and his two younger sisters, Kendall and Kylie. You don't mess with them unless you want to take a trip in an ambulance soon after. You just don't. There's definitely a part of Brody that has felt like he's had to "man up" and in a sense "father" the girls ever since their own dad revealed that he was transgender, and began to live life as Caitlyn. It's something that Brody isn't as comfortable with yet as he acts in the media, but he's doing his best to be understanding of his father's happiness. Either way, that caused more scrutiny on his family, and gave him one more reason to feel to need to be there for his sisters in ways that he wasn't before.

Luckily, he's grown out of his rebellious stage, and is definitely more responsible than he is reckless or impulsive. He's grown past the stage where he thinks that there are any benefits to bad press, and he highly values true friends, loyalty, and happiness in its simplest forms. He's a very laid back and relaxed guy in terms of what makes him happy, and for the most part, he actually enjoys more casual things, like barbecues with friends or small parties more than he enjoys going to the clubs and bars. It's an acquired taste, he sometimes jokes, and one that shows that you're getting too old. Though he really enjoys being lazy and just hanging out, it's undeniable that being athletic and staying fit is a major part of who Brody is. Working out represents the greatest form of stress release that he's ever known, and he does his best to always be healthy and treat his body well. Though he's put a major focus now on weight lifting and a more general workout experience, throughout his youth, he excelled in martial arts, and as a teenager, won four world titles in the National Blackbelt League's 15-17 age division.

A big part of the current Brody is that he's trying to figure out who he is. He's grown out of the college-Brody, who was into superficial things, and this version of himself is one that's trying to focus more on the simple things. It's not that easy to do living in LA, where fake people blend in incredibly well with the few loyal ones, and life basically revolves around being stupid and materialistic, but he's trying. He's really trying to sort out his priorities and just focus on being a good friend, good brother/son, and a good person. He sometimes feel like he's more mature than his friends, or that he's growing too serious, but in all truth, his goal is only to be happy.
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Height:
6'2

Weight:
193 lbs

Hair Color:
Brown

Eye Color:
Brown

Face Claim:
Nick Bateman

So begins...

Brody Jenner's Story

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Character Portrait: Brody Jenner Character Portrait: Ariana Rockefeller Character Portrait: Scott Eastwood Character Portrait: Kendall Jenner Character Portrait: Grace Eastwood Character Portrait: Andre Johnson Character Portrait: Kylie Jenner Character Portrait: Onika Sy-Johnson Character Portrait: Christopher Rockefeller Character Portrait: EJ Johnson
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June 26th, 2017

Villa Punta Mita is where the group of young celebrities will be spending the first week of their summer together. While many arrived last night, some arrived this morning, but given the amount of luxury that the rented home offers (courtesy of The Johnson Family), it's positive that none of them will want to leave by the time that July 2nd rolls around...


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Character Portrait: Brody Jenner Character Portrait: Kendall Jenner Character Portrait: Kylie Jenner Character Portrait: Onika Sy-Johnson Character Portrait: Christopher Rockefeller
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Brody and Chris were friends for many reasons, but the fact that they were both very into fitness had been one of the few things that continued to link them together in the modern day, where their interests were beginning to differ. For as long as Brody could remember, Chris was one of his best friends. They went to school together, grew up hanging out with the same friends, and had fun partying and living it up after high school. Although Brody was pretty content with indulging in alcohol and girls during college, enough so, that he neglected school to a point that he genuinely regrets now, it's clear to him now, that even when he acted like that, he was still different than Chris. He still got his college degree, he never ended up in rehab once, nonetheless three times, and he was never truly out of control like his childhood best friend was. What baffled Brody, was how Chris got to that point. When they were partying together, it was easy for Brody to assume that Chris was just as in control as him. Sure, he knew his friend had a more relaxed vision for his life than Brody did, but he expected Chris to get a grip on his life at some point.

Strangely, Brody still isn't sure, to this day, if Chris has actually grown up. He's proud of him for founding SWERVE, and the success that his gyms are having in Manhattan, but anyone who knows Chris knows that it isn't his blood, sweat and tears behind that. It's the effort of some guy Chris' father hired, that's making Chris' business a success. Though Brody would never delve into the topic with Chris, he thought that it was pretty obvious that the Rockefellers were probably at a point where they were embarrassed at the lack of drive that their son possessed, so putting together this facade under his name was their last option at preserving the family's image in regards to their firstborn. Though it was an act that would sell to most of the world, since Chris' interest in physical health was probably enough to sell the idea that he was running this, to the general public, Brody could laugh out loud at the idea of Chris constructing business plans, working out deals with vendors, and so on. Although he was well aware that he and Chris had grown apart, compared to where they stood ten years ago, Brody was hopeful that this summer would bring them back to where they used to be in their friendship. He missed the good times he used to have with Chris.

Though he had his headphones on for most of it, Brody felt like spending the first few hours of the morning working out with Chris in the fitness center was a good way to start the trip. He had arrived late last night, so he hadn't had much time for socializing before crashing in bed, and was excited to see what everyone else in the house was up to now... or after he showered. That was his first stop once they got back to the main area of the villa, and once he was finished with that, he texted the others while getting dressed.

To: Nicki
Reminder that if anything goes wrong on this trip, you're gonna get blamed for it ;). No pressure. On that note... what's for lunch? After spending 3 hours out-lifting Rockefeller, I've worked up a pretty decent appetite.

To: Kendall, Kylie
You two get here alright?

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To: Brody
Jerk!!!! Just for that, no dessert for you!

To: Grace, Kendall, Dre, Chris
Lunch is ready

Once those texts were about to be sent, Nicki hesitated, briefly, when it was time to add people to the group that she sent a text to. It probably went without saying that she hadn't needed to send a text to anyone about lunch being ready to be served; a few staff members went out to announce it. However, it was Nicki's own small way of showing her love that the text was sent. She didn't always text EJ just because she felt as though it wouldn't take but a second for the smell of food to waft to his nose for the kid to make his way rather comfortably to the nearest kitchen to be fed. Ariana was just a topic she didn't want to broach at the moment and she never text Kylie in the first place. Chris, though, made her pause. She was pretty certain that he did not know she had caught him with Kylie about a month ago...just after he had confessed to having non-platonic feelings for her. The unwanted memory was still jarring enough to make Nicki feel antagonistic enough to not even acknowledge him, at first. But that was always easier said than done when it came to Chris, their friendship, and her more than real feelings for him...

Nicki stood before the spacious fridge for a moment longer than necessary, allowing the cool air to envelop her as she hugged herself in thought, before shaking her head and checking on the bittersweet chocolate cremeux she had prepared last night so that it could be cold and set for lunch. Nicki didn't have any formal training in cooking, that much was certain. She was too wrapped up environmental science, real estate, and being a bit of a nerd for all of that. But her household differed from everyone else's, she believed, in that her mother taught her to enjoy cooking. They had staff to do it, sure, who could very well do their jobs. At the same time, Nicki learned to appreciate the busy work of cooking and working on more than one task at a time. It had been invigorating, as a child, to realize that her hands could come up with something that her mouth would definitely be pleased by, and it was even more satisfying when the meal came out looking pretty or someone was happy with what she made. But she didn't do the meal alone. Last night, since most people were just arriving (herself included), nothing too extreme needed to be made. However, with everyone staying here and this being the official first day of their vacation together, Nicki figured that grudges could be put aside for her to help in preparing a meal for everyone. By the time Brody had text her, the roast chicken - which had been brushed in duck fat prior to roasting, with fennel panzanella had just been garnished with the last of the escarole, the fresh summer salad with berries had been tossed, and the other chefs in the room were topping the brie and red pepper crostini.

"Paul Cluver Elgin, Miss?" Gerard inquired, holding out a glass with the aforementioned Sauvignon blanc already inside. Nicki smiled graciously and accepted the class, murmuring, "Thank you, Gerard." She sipped the bright, crisp wine, savoring the notes of grapefruit and passion fruit along with the underlying flintiness from the mineral-rich soil of South Africa where the wine had been made. Tucking a stray strand of hair behind her ear that had escaped the messy bun she had tossed all of it into, Nicki finally decided to step out onto the veranda closest to the kitchen, which was complete with a sitting area and access to the pool. The very pool Andre had decided to swim a few laps in. Shaking her head, Nicki comfortably folded her arms over her chest before calling out, "Dre! Lunch is ready!"


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Location: Villa Punta Mita
Dialogue Color ✦ #388710
Thought Color ✧ #254117


Andre didn't spend all of his time inside of a gym nor on the courts like his father would have liked. While he was decent enough to be scouted young, at the end of the day, Andre had never been passionate enough about the sport to care to improve. He definitely had a good jump shot, as his father had stated. His stature and build helped immensely when he did play with friends or even some of the players his father had introduced him to. But Andre did like maintaining his build, a habit his little sister made sure to tease him for being very much like a girl for. Nevertheless, though, he didn't feel the need to spend his time in the gym for it. Machines and closed rooms just didn't always inspire him to want to work out, not to the same extent that he knew Brody and Christopher could. Andre got his fitness in weight-lifting, sure, but also hiking, swimming, sprinting, boxing, and a host of other activities that kept him interested while keeping him active. So, it was safe to say that once had squared a few things away back in California, it honestly would come to the surprise of no one who knew him that Andre would be quick to strip off his other clothes, find the first pair of swim shorts he could, and throw himself into almost an hour and a half of swimming in the pool.

"I should've realized you had ear plugs in," Onika stated, amused, as she walked to the pool's edge where Andre began stretching. The offending earpieces sat on the ground. Andre grinned at her, observed her face, and then frowned from his plank position. "And I thought we agreed that you would stop that." Nicki's brow furrowed ever-so-slightly and Andre rolled his eyes, maneuvering himself into a seated position, arms crossed over his knees. "You're doing the face." If he wasn't wet and his phone wasn't currently off, Andre would've already snapped the pic of Onika's confused blush and her mouth, which opened and closed in consternation.

"I'm n-not...I m-mean, I don't - " Andre sighed, cutting her off. "You are and we talked about this," he said calmly, rising to his feet. Biting her lower lip, Nicki sipped a bit more of her wine and Andre shook his head, drying off with the towel that sat beside his phone. Once he felt adequately dried for the time, he wrapped the stark white, fluffy thing around his shoulders before meeting his sister's gaze. "You're nervous. About all of this. It makes sense, but..." He paused just to pick up his phone and turn it on, smirking at the annoyance for how long the pause lasted. "But you've gotta deal, Nika. Everyone's trying to have a fun summer and if something comes up, I'll deal with it." She rolled her eyes. "Of course, you will," she agreed, voice soft. Her gaze turned assessing, briefly, and then Nicki was fixing him with a sharp look, though it was softened by the worry he knew she still held. "Just...don't take anything too far this summer, ok? I can handle Ariana, if it comes to it. Just...don't, ok?" Andre chuckled lowly and took the few steps it took to stand side by side with his little sister. "No promises," he replied and Nicki punched his shoulder with a quiet, "Jerk," before walking back onto the veranda and into the house so that she could return to the kitchen, Andre not too far behind her.

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Character Portrait: Brody Jenner Character Portrait: Scott Eastwood Character Portrait: Kendall Jenner Character Portrait: Grace Eastwood Character Portrait: Andre Johnson Character Portrait: Kylie Jenner Character Portrait: Onika Sy-Johnson Character Portrait: Christopher Rockefeller
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Location: Villa Punta Mita
Dialogue Color ✦ #388710
Thought Color ✧ #254117


When Andre would - eventually because it was bound to happen now that they were all going to be trapped in vacation home after vacation home together - find out about Christopher and Kylie, and that being one of the reasons why Onika was where she was with Brody currently, he was going to feel a bit more rightfully assertive in his already profound protectiveness over her when it came to the eldest Rockefeller. He had never supported the close friendship his sister had formed with the guy, citing Chris' reckless and near suicidal behavior as a reference for his distaste. He was a bad influence and even if Nicki herself had an outstanding level of self-control, it didn't matter to Andre. Chris, more than even Grace sometimes, fueled her impulsive tendencies. More than that, though, was Andre's distrust for the way her gaze would linger on the male, the stirrings of longing he wished he would have been able to cut short the second they had arisen. Especially considering the fact that the guy in question hardly seemed worthy of Nicki or even like he was interested in what she would want, which was a relationship. Nicki didn't do flings and Andre wished she didn't do Christopher Rockefeller, but that was for another day. For now, though, he wasn't being antagonistic towards Chris when the man arrived, but he also wasn't oblivious to the fact that his sister's frame went frigid when she saw him. He couldn't tell if Kendall had noticed because she had already released Nicki and he wasn't banking on anyone else paying attention Andre didn't make a face nor do anything spectacular, like immediately demand what the fuck had happened, but he did pointedly grab a clean plate and take two large steps to his sister, preferring it to her with a silent demand before she could even request a refill of her wine. Taking it, Nicki beamed at Grace, not even bothering to acknowledge Chris nor Kylie's meager greeting. All she saw when she looked at either of them was her own heart breaking and now was not the time to cry again, especially over someone who obviously didn't care. Faintly, she wondered what was taking Brody so long.

"All of this coming from the chick who likes to hoard Kendall on a regular basis," she replied cheekily, casually beginning to fill her plate by grabbing onto a few crostinis. "You're lucky you're the cute one cuz I don't know how this friendship would have lasted otherwise." It wasn't an actual meal yet, but she figured that the piercing stare her brother had given her a moment ago would dissipate if she at least looked like she was going to eat something. It wasn't her fault that her appetite diminished a bit when her stomach dropped at the first sight of Christopher and Kylie together. Andre caught Gerard's eye, who was already bringing out another bottle of the wine Nicki was drinking. He hadn't put away the first one, either. "You heard the man, G," he exclaimed, relaxing his own frame now that he had a plate of food. "Bring on the tequila. Us Johnsons apparently have a reputation to protect." The staff member nodded and started instructing a few of the servers. Contrary to popular belief, Andre was very much capable of letting loose and having fun. He just didn't do it in the near image-ruining and honestly self-destructive ways that both Scott and Chris seemed to enjoy doing it. He could drink with the best of them and party as hard, if he so pleased. He just wasn't pressed to burn a hole through his liver or rack up as many DUIs as a few of his counterparts.

Neither of the siblings bothered to even answer Grace about EJ's whereabouts, mostly because Andre didn't care now that he had text his baby brother and also because Nicki wasn't paying attention. She was too busy sidling past a still browsing Kendall to get one of the smallest pieces of chicken along with some of the fennel panzanella. "We've got all week to be cooped up inside. Let's eat outside," she told Kendall meanwhile. She felt unsafe and like she wasn't getting enough air in the kitchen, and the veranda had a nice sized table for her guests. Perhaps Nicki was being a bit dramatic, but at least she wasn't loud with her discomfort. And it was always easy for her to put on a big enough smile to fool even her mother. Her stomach still churned uncomfortably and she felt less inclined to eat, but it would be too obvious if she didn't. Plus, Nicki wasn't the greatest liar in the house; she wasn't sure, especially with how fragile she suddenly felt, that she could pull of saying that she had eaten enough at breakfast. Especially with Andre being the only one who knew that she didn't. As if he sensed her displeasure, Nicki felt her other hand have some added weight and when she glanced to it, Gerard had filled her practically empty glass with more wine. She smiled, a little too grateful to have more alcohol in her belly. "Thanks, love. Bring the shots out on the veranda." With her other hand about to scoop some of the summer salad on her plate, a meager portion, Nicki set her wine glass down to pull out her phone and text Brody.

To: Brody
Where are you?

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Character Portrait: Brody Jenner Character Portrait: Ariana Rockefeller Character Portrait: Scott Eastwood Character Portrait: Kendall Jenner Character Portrait: Grace Eastwood Character Portrait: Andre Johnson Character Portrait: Kylie Jenner Character Portrait: Onika Sy-Johnson Character Portrait: Christopher Rockefeller
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Scott's gaze met the food as the rest of the crowd discussed plans and picked on each other. Scott's only care in the world at the moment was food, booze, and boobs and nothing wqs going to get in the way of him enjoying a full time vacation. As he filled a plate with food, Chris and Kylie joined the room and Chris wasted no time picking on Nicki. Scott smiled at the comments being made and turned away from the food to draw his attention to the bullying going on behind him. "Com'on Rockerfeller, you know damn well there's nothing classy about the Johnsons. It's all publicity." Scott smirked and tossed a wink in Nicki's direction. "Isn't that so, Onika?" Scott's smile was sly and devious, he brought an apple to his lips and took a large bite. Scott knew that nothing would ever happen between he and Nicki, but that didn't stop him from flirting with and teasing her. Not that Nicki wasn't his type, but more so that he wasn't her type. He still enjoyed having as much fun as he could with her though. Scott's shot towards Nicki wasn't meant to be in light of recent events but when Ariana entered the room, Scott could almost feel the air get heavy with tension. As Ariana spoke, however, it was clear she was doing her best to cut through said tension. To Scott, the knife was a bit dull though and he could see right through it.

"Hey Ari," Scott smiled towards her. Scott had always had a soft spot for Ariana, he's always had a thing for her. And as vultures do, Scott's plan has been to circle her until she was free to be picked up. With this whole thing going on between Ari and Brody that Scott had picked up from his sister, Grace, he knew this his opportunity to show Ariana that Scott was a much better man than Brody - regardless of whether or not it was true, which it probably wasn't. In an attempt to help break the growing tension, Scott spoke up, "Where is the less fun Jenner?" Scott's question wasn't directed at anyone in particular but he gave no one time to answer. "Not even important, I'm the life of the party and I'm right here." Scott squeezed past the crowding area and headed towards the back veranda. "How about we atop worrying about shitheads who obviously don't want to have fun and we go take shots by the pool." Sccot gave a tap to Chris' chest as he walked by him and mentioned for him to follow. "Chris, let's show 'em how it's done in Mexico. Gerard, bring the tequila, shot glasses, salt and some limes. We're going to fuckin' party." Time wasn't an issue for this borderline alcoholic, it was 5 o'clock somewhere.

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"Dre, this place is amazing. I don't know how I got away with never taking you up on the offers to come out here before now. I mean, this place is seriously sick," Brody said. Andre was the first person that he saw, and he was greeted with a wide smile and some very genuine approval of the Mexican estate. Brody had taken a little bit longer than the others to answer the lunch call, but it wasn't because he wasn't hungry, because he definitely was. In fact, even as he was talking to Andre, he was already helping himself to making a plate out of the array of dishes lined up for them to take from. While he saw the tail end of Chris, Scott, Nicki, Kendall and Grace heading outside, he managed to catch Andre, Ariana and Kylie still in the kitchen, and he was grateful at least for that, since it showed that he wasn't that late. He was sure that he had missed some good (or interesting, knowing these people) conversation, but at least he wouldn't have to awkwardly show up when everyone was already halfway through their meal. Plus, the excuse that he had, that he was on the phone with his mother, would probably only warrant enough teasing to make him feel like more of an idiot.

While greeting Andre was easy, the next person that he passed, who he actually ended up standing next too as he reached for a couple of crostinis, made him feel more tense. He didn't show it, though, because a few days prior, he and Ariana had agreed (in the coldest of conversations, albeit) that they were going to be civil this trip. They had both already promised to attend, and had cleared their work schedules to accommodate the summer-long break, so backing out wasn't an option for either of them, even though Brody had definitely considered it strongly over the past week, following their breakup. Even if they both tried to be civil, he still knew that things were going to be awkward... maybe even more than awkward... volatile, even, given that Ari knew about Nicki, and the two girls were going to be spending a lot of time together now. "Hey, Ari," he said, opting to get the initial greeting out of the way. He did his best to leave it at that... to not let his eyes rove over her... to not feel any sort of regret or hatred for himself... and the best way to do that was to continue piling food onto his plate, and then looking to Kylie, who was standing beside an empty plate with her eyes glued to her phone. Being attached to her phone was all too typical, and it was a pet peeve of Brody's when it came to her. It literally seemed impossible to even have a conversation with his youngest sister without her glancing at her phone screen at least once a minute during said conversation. It was rude and disrespectful, but he also felt like it was unhealthy for her to be so obsessed with social media, or whatever she was doing on there all day. "You good?" he asked her curiously, glancing at her empty plate. "You better put something on that plate before it's all gone," he said, continuing then as he glanced back at Andre. "Why do I have a feeling that Nicki had something to do with how good this food looks?"

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Never let it be said that he wasn't a multi-tasker because while Andre was making sure that the tequila and shot glasses were being retrieved, and Andre was acknowledging people as they came into the kitchen, his gaze never strayed too far from his sister. At least, until she had disappeared outside with some of the others. Some would call it an obvious sign of him needing to chill out and perhaps then Nicki might being able to fully do so, but Andre didn't relax when it came to family. Especially when Nicki's body language suggested more and more discomfort. He'd be just as concerned if it were EJ, even if the two clashed on a regular basis and hardly had as many more loving fraternal moments as he was wont to have with Nicki. "Hey,
Ariana,"
he greeted her pleasantly. Andre forced his gaze to leave Nicki, especially when Kendall's face seemed to take on a pensive disposition and she was leading the way outside. Approval making him smile, Andre was actually prepared to follow the group when he heard Brody entering the kitchen, and his smile slipped into an easy grin.

"What can I say, man? Your loss," he replied, nodding to the staff who brought out two bottles of the Gran Patron Burdeos tequila Andre was sure his dad and Nicki had to have picked out together on their last trip to Mexico. He wasn't as picky about his tequila as the two of them. Watching them leave to go out to the others was an easy distraction from the almost unsettling energy emanating from Brody and Ariana's interaction. Though Andre knew the two were trying to be friends, considering the fact that he wasn't aware that Ariana knew that it was his sister Brody had cheated on her with, there was a lingering awkwardness there in having to witness the two together, even if they both willed there to not be such. It was just...the way life worked, he mused. It was when he noticed that Kylie hadn't moved to join the others did he turn back to the others, smirking upon Brody's acknowledgement of him. "It wouldn't be her if she didn't," Andre answered, a distinctive hint of pride in his voice. "I think she started this yesterday. I don't even wanna know what she's coordinated with the staff for our last night here." Ready to depart, his gaze switched between the two former lovers and the smile he gave was friendly. "Don't take too long to get your plates. Can't leave all of them alone for too long. They'll drink both of those bottles."


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"Ass," Nicki muttered, more to herself than to Chris since she had already turned from him and was making good on having a seat with her girls. She didn't bother trying to explain herself nor acknowledge Chris again at the moment, instead opting to sit with Kendall and Grace on either side of her, even though she was discreetly keen on seeing if Grace would try to get their brunette friend to find a seat on her lap. "Ignoring that, I'm in need of a spa day at least once this week. I haven't had a good massage in a month, she proclaimed, an almost pleading look in her eyes when she turned her gaze to both girls. She knew, especially with Kendall, that she was going to have to explain what the hell her outburst was for. Hell, she knew that, eventually,
she was going to have to have an actual discussion with Chris at some point. There was no avoiding that. But it didn't mean either of those conversations had to happen now and she needed the distraction.

Truth be told, Nicki was more upset with the fact that her feelings, though she could be good at tampering them down, were so close to the surface than her actually being upset with Chris. Oh, she was definitely upset with him, maybe even actually angry.
She was definitely hurting, even if he wouldn't understand it. But she also hated that everything was this all-encompassing. Nicki wasn't a stranger to the fact that, perhaps, she wore her heart more on her sleeve than she wanted to admit. That because she usually had such a small circle, she didn't always feel the need to hide herself and so her emotions were a lot more easily accessible when dealing with these people. Even though she liked to believe that she wasn't that obvious, there was no doubt in her mind that more people knew about her latent feelings for Chris than they let on. But still, acknowledging that her emotions were a bit more apparent and actually having to deal with said emotions left her feeling far too exposed, uncomfortable and nervous. And nervous usually meant babbling and saying exactly what she didn't want to say.

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β†’ Location: Punta Mita, Mexico
β†’ Hex Code: #cc85a2
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EJ detested waking up early. He had to do it enough during the school year, that when school was out or it was a weekend, there had to be a fantastic, one-in-a-lifetime event going on to get him out of bed before noon. Not even being in beautiful Punta Mita, Mexico, in a house with some of his closest friends and family, got him out of bed before noon. It was around that time that he got the news that lunch would be ready shortly, and by the time that he hopped out of the shower (which he had to take every morning, given that even if he slept twelve hours straight, he would still be half asleep until taking an ice cold shower), he had a text from his brother that lunch was ready. EJ left it unanswered. An "okay thanks" might have been polite, but it just didn't seem necessary, especially not as he hurried to get dressed.

By the time that he finally got down to the kitchen, his entrance coincided with Andre heading outside, much to his delight. He and his brother weren't blood-sworn enemies. Their relationship was just... rocky. EJ didn't hate him; he was just expecting the guy to have some comment about him sleeping all morning, and how immature it was, and blah, blah, blah. 99% of the time, the stuff that came out of Andre's mouth was stuff that EJ just didn't want to hear. Out of that 99% of the time, at least half of the time he simply didn't want to hear it because it was Andre who was telling him it, but that wasn't the point. The point of the matter, was that EJ often felt like Andre went hard on him for absolutely no reason.

He was much more pleased to find Kylie in the kitchen, and though he felt pretty impartial towards Brody and Ariana, he greeted them with a smile and a, "Hey, you guys," upon entering the room. He could be bratty sometimes, but it wasn't like he was a bad guy. In fact, for the most part, EJ was friendly and approachable until he felt like he was being slighted by someone. "Just got your text. Sorry for the holdup, but you know I need my beauty sleep,"[/color] he teased, stepping past her as he grabbed himself a plate. Waking up at noon, just in time to eat a perfectly prepared meal in what he believed to be the most beautiful part of Mexico... yeah, this was the life. "Everyone's outside, I assume?" he said, watching as a staff member headed to the veranda with glasses, before looking back to Kylie with a grin. "You know, you're definitely my favorite Jenner. My ride-or-die, waiting in here for me like this," he said, perfectly content with assuming that Kylie genuinely just wanted to wait for him before she ate, and that it had nothing to do with her not wanting to socialize with any of the others. He wasn't picky about what he piled onto his plate, so it took less than a minute before his plate was full. "Even if you're the most loyal, though, I know that the rest of my fans are waiting to be blessed with my presence out there, so let's go."

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Reality was beginning to set in for the first time since they broke up a week ago, that things were now different between her and Brody. She had noticed it before, in small ways like not sleeping with him every night like she was used to, or at least talking on the phone with him before bed, or waking up to texts from him in the morning. Their plans to fly out to Mexico together had understandably been altered, and the way that Ariana had envisioned the summer going had been changed drastically too, but standing here in the kitchen of the house of the girl who she blamed for ruining their relationship, Ariana could no longer deny that this hurt. Whatever this feeling was... be it pure sadness, or anger, or guilt, or jealousy, or more likely, a combination of all of those... it made her skin feel like it was crawling. It made her stomach churn and her throat feel like it was closing up. Brody was no longer hers. He hadn't been hers for longer than she knew. For once in her life, she hadn't been enough for someone. She hadn't been the best... the person that no one could top or turn down. She was... replaceable. She had been replaced.

With that on her mind, it made it more difficult for her to make an effort to corral Kendall into remaining with her rather than going outside with the other girls, both of whom Ariana wasn't particularly fond of. Her brother and Scott left too, with the latter receiving a distracted hello from Ariana before he left with Chris. Soon after Brody had come in, Andre was leaving, and that left her alone, just for a minute, with the two remaining Jenners. EJ's presence changed that, and by the time that he showed up, Ariana had finished plating the foods she desired, but she wasn't quite ready to go outside yet. She didn't know if she would ever be ready to go outside, honestly, because suddenly, the atmosphere in the kitchen had her questioning why she had been so stupid to think that coming on this trip was a good idea at all. If it had been anyone other than Kylie and EJ in the room with her and Brody, she wouldn't have said anything, but since it was just them, she looked to Brody and softly requested, "Wait in here with me, for a minute?" Though Kylie and EJ were both young adults now, Ariana would forever see them as being children, and therefore, their opinions and even capabilities to understand what was going on automatically seemed less significant. She wouldn't have wanted Kendall or Scott, or Nicki or Chris to see her seeking out Brody, being vulnerable, but she didn't mind if EJ or Kylie heard, really, because their opinions seemed irrelevant. She wasn't, however, dumb enough to say anything more than that with them in the room, though. That was the entire point of asking Brody to stay for a minute - so that they could talk once the younger duo went outside.

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β†’ Location: Punta Mita, Mexico
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Although Kylie often claimed that given her upbringing, she was far more mature and adult-like than a normal teenager, it was quite easy to tell that she was still young and angst-y by her moods. Nothing really had to happen for her to suddenly be moody and cop an attitude, and it happened especially frequently around anyone who she felt tried to take authority over her. Brody was susceptible to it a lot, lately, given how he seemed to want to step up and protect their family (the Jenners of the family, at least), from any more public scrutiny than necessary, but Kendall got it from time to time, too. For some reason (or maybe no good reason at all), the way that Brody spoke to her, looking from her phone and to her, as if he was disapproving of her not eating and texting instead, bothered her. It bothered her so much that she didn't respond to him, only dismissively rolled her eyes and turned her attention back to her phone. Had Andre and Ariana not been in the kitchen, she might have made some remark about how she would appreciate it if he would mind his own business this summer, but thankfully, their presence kept her from being more openly disrespectful. Luckily then too, EJ arrived, and Kylie could finally relax a little bit. She followed his lead in putting food on her plate, and barely noticed Ariana flagging her brother to the side of the room as she headed outside with EJ, rolling her eyes but smirking slightly as she said, "Let's compare Instagram followers and then you can tell me about all your fans, buddy."

"Sorry, sorry. I forgot I was talking to the Kylie Jenner. King Kylie," EJ backtracked playfully, but he was only partly joking because he was close enough with Kylie that oftentimes, it was surreal to think of who she was in the public light. His family made a name for themselves too, and in some cases, that came from scandals that weren't the best, but EJ felt like who he was to the public was true to who he was in "real" life. Even he would laugh out loud if Kylie tried to claim the same about herself. She knew how to work social media, he would never deny her of that right, but who she was there and to the media seemed so superficial compared to the girl he knew. It was like she was a completely different person, so "forgetting" sometimes wasn't something that you could really blame him for.

"Let that be the first and last time you forget it, and I'll forgive you," she teased as they reached the veranda where the others sat. No matter how immaturely bitter she wanted to be about some things, no bad mood of hers could negate how utterly gorgeous this place was. She had been to Punta Mita before, so it wasn't too much of a shock for her, but it didn't take away from how much of a paradise it truly was.

"Sure, anything for my second favorite Jenner." EJ's attention shifted from Kylie as he heard Chris speaking, followed by Kendall making a comment about someone not needing hard liquor. Given the setting, it was easy to assume she was referring to Kylie, especially when Chris' words were taken into account, but he couldn't be positive. Nonetheless, there was never a time that EJ didn't let his opinion be known, so as he approached the table with his signature grin, he had to say, "I don't know what we're talking about, but I heard something about Kylie and EJ going hard, so I'm gonna agree with you, Chris. Sounds like a solid plan." As he found an empty seat at one of the heads of the table (since his father wasn't here, he decided that that seat was rightfully his), he couldn't help but to add, "Would've been easier for me to go hard if Nika hadn't stolen the best seat at the table, but I'll ignore that this one time, sis," looking to Nicki, before winking at Kendall and Grace.

With Chris sitting across from Nicki, and Scott next to him, and therefore across from Kendall, Kylie took it upon herself to take the other seat available next to Chris, and across from Grace. Even though EJ had only worsened her mood by acting like he, too, was enthralled by everyone but her, she couldn't complain about the seating arrangements. She got to sit next to Chris, and across from Grace, so at least she wouldn't be weighed down by the bad vibes that she liked to claim her brother and Nicki tended to carry around with them, or by any disapproving looks that Kendall was bound to send her way for just about any move that she made. She had barely been paying attention to Chris standing up for her and EJ (though she would have appreciated his challenge to Nicki about being outdone, and she definitely would have risen to that challenge too), she did catch Kendall's brief comment to the server who had left without placing a shot glass down at her seat. "You don't need to be drinking hard liquor either then, Kendall," she countered, clearly annoyed as she set her plate down and took her seat. "You weigh twenty pounds less than me and are the biggest light weight in this room, so don't even go there."

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"No problem," he nodded in agreement. The thought of Ariana wanting to talk to him alone made him nervous, but he didn't show it. He didn't have any real reason to be nervous, technically speaking, since they were no longer together, but even so, Brody still felt guilty about having slept with Onika so shortly after their breakup, especially when sleeping with her the first time was what led to him being single. It was sad, probably a little pathetic, even, that had the situation been altered slightly, and Ariana had still come to him with her guilty conscience to admit her unfaithfulness, but he had been faithful the whole time, he didn't think he would have broken up with her over it. He was too in love with the girl, and though it would have hurt him badly, it was a stretch to claim that he most definitely would have terminated the relationship... which was why it hurt even more than she was so okay with ending it, when they had both done each other wrong. Brody knew that cheating wasn't a tit for tat kind of game, where one person's wrong could be righted by another wrong, but he was still a little shocked that things were really over between himself and Ariana.

Ariana watched Kylie and EJ exit shortly after Andre, and it was only then that she met Brody's gaze. A soft smile fell into place... one that felt so natural before she realized it was happening, and pulled it away. "I just wanted to... make sure that you're okay," she said, taking a few seconds in between her words to figure out what exactly to say. In her mind, though, she taunted herself with the idea that of course, he was okay. He was on vacation with his lover that ruined his relationship. He had nothing to lose by coming on this trip. He wasn't sacrificing his pride and ego like she was. Before she could allow him to continue, because honestly, there was a part of her that was going to feel even worse if he confirmed that he was okay when she wasn't, she continued to speak. "I just want this summer to go well for the both of us, and I don't want things to be awkward. I know that we already discussed all of this briefly, but... I don't know. I guess I'm just confirming that I want things to be normal... whatever this new normal is. I need this summer to spend time with Chris, and clearly you need some time to reconnect with your sisters too," she continued, a small nod to the way that she had watched Kylie silently and coldly react to him a minute before, "So, I want you to know that I want the both of us to have fun, in whatever sense that means." She was giving him as close to a blessing as she could muster, for him to have a summer romance with Nicki if that was what he wanted, even though she knew that he didn't really need her blessing. He didn't need it while they were dating, so he definitely didn't need it now that they were broken up.

Brody knew Ariana too well to think that she really meant what she was saying. He would give her credit for trying to be strong, and trying to make things work, but he didn't think that she was really okay with adjusting to this "new normal", as she put it, as she acted. He hoped she wasn't, at least. It was selfish, but in the same unspoken way that Ariana was thinking, Brody was also hoping that she felt at least a little bit of pain without him. "I want the same thing, Ari. We're on the same page, trust me. I guess this isn't what either of us really planned on happening this summer, but I think we can still make it work. We've got a lot of cool stuff on the agenda, and even though I think we both need some space to find ourselves again, just know that I'm always here if you ever need me. Not even in the boyfriend-way, but you know... just if you ever need anything."

"Thanks," Ariana smiled, trying not to make her response sound curt, but also not having anything else to add. This was awkward, there was no way to deny that, but as uncomfortable as it all was, at least Ariana could say that she had been the one to start this summer off on the best foot possible between the two of them. Though it felt unnatural not to wait for Brody, she also felt compelled to act more blatantly independent, so with her plate of food, she headed outside, and gravitated towards the more empty side of the table, where she assumed Andre and Brody would end up sitting. She missed the exchanges between her brother and Nicki, and Kylie and Kendall, so she was content with sitting down peacefully, more concerned with having her wine glass filled than for any of the childish drama.

Brody was only a few steps behind Ariana, and like her, assumed one of the few empty seats leftover. He, too, hadn't heard the conversation between his sisters and the others, that was on the brink of becoming more dramatic than necessary, but as he set his plate down and glanced down the table, ready to make an optimistic remark about the food, he could tell by the looks on his sisters faces alone that something had went down. Surprisingly, though, Brody thought that maybe it would be better not to acknowledge it. "So... are we supposed to wait to dig into this food until Andre gives us a nice toast before tequila time, or am I allowed to start eating?" he inquired lightly, raising the empty shot glass that had been placed in front of his seat.

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Though she would jokingly insist that the sentiment did not exist if he ever questioned her on it, Scott's presence was genuinely going to be missed once he dismissed himself, claiming that his team had just accepted a new role that he needed to immediately be back in California to work out the logistics for. When he had readily agreed with her on wanting to just ignore the situation and presently enjoy their lunch, Nicki couldn't help but ungracefully snort out a giggle at his accusation of Chris being a fuck-up. Under most circumstances, unless she was feeling that playful as well with the male in question, she didn't necessarily favor when people reiterated a fact about Christopher that wasn't necessarily fair nor true. However, given her current temperament and what could have escalated into an actual problem, she couldn't help but heartily agree with a much brighter smile than the ones she had been giving before. It was enough of a mood lift on Scott's part that she was capable of ignoring, for the moment, the sting that accompanied Chris' unnecessary egging in favor of acknowledging her little brother's arrival. "Ummm...I'm sorry, but I'm pretty sure this seat does not have your name on it and I'm enough Johnson for both of my babies, thank you very much," she replied cheekily.

She was still playing with her food as opposed to eating it, but she definitely noticed the shot glasses being filled and Andre making his way over, muttering something lowly to one of the staff. Not bothering to question it, and thinking it had something to do with Scott rushing off and going on about needing to pack, she forked enough of the salad on her fork that would disallow Andre to fix her with any kind of look, and then looked up at Chris. "Besides, Chris, I'm pretty sure the last person at this table who I'd consider to be competition is Earvin the third over here," she continued teasingly, casting a bright grin at her younger brother followed by a wink. Just about to put the forkful in her mouth, she just had to add, "You know I could go way harder than you if I wanted to, baby boy." Andre only had just tuned into the conversation, settling into his seat, but he definitely checked in early enough to hear that foolishness. Which was why he cast his sister a derisive glance. "A little early for you to be starting them lies, sis," he told her, a smirk tugging at the corner of his lips. By that time, feeling a bit lighter but definitely ready for a shot with or without the others, Nicki had already pushed the forkful of salad in her mouth and set the fork down on her plate to bat her lashes at him. "I've got no idea what you're talking about, Dre. I'm a smol chocolate cinnamon roll, just ask Kendall." Chuckling, Andre didn't even wait for the aforementioned female's response. He just rolled his eyes and stated, bluntly, "Bullshit." Nicki just laughed into the palm of her hand.

When Brody and Ariana finally settled with them, Andre almost waited to see if Nicki would react obviously. But she didn't, though he was pretty sure that had more to do with the wine settling in her system. It would've made him frown, but Brody had spoken up and that, in turn, made him grin. Gesturing to Nicki, he began "I mean, if you want to be like that heathen over there, then by all means." Nicki had half the mind to throw one of the napkins that had been brought out at him and he must have known where her thoughts went because Andre couldn't help but deliver a short laugh. "Jerk," was her stage-whisper. Still chuckling, Andre waited until the other shot glasses were filled before speaking again, and then lifted his own. "Anyways, since some people couldn't wait and others mentioned it, I guess I can do the cheesy and completely unnecessary toast. To a summer of finally getting to relax, enjoying our travels, the adventures we're bound to have, and most importantly, enjoying us." There was a small pause and then, bracing himself mentally, Andre knocked the alcohol back. He was pretty certain that there would be a lot less of them enjoying one another as time went on, the secret pessimist that he was, but he wasn't going to be the one to verbally curse them with the thought. A little superficial hope was necessary, even at this early stage of the game.