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Lindsay Hubbard on how COVID-19 impacted ‘Summer House’

Lindsay Hubbard is back for her fifth season of “Summer House,” but this year — obviously — is a little different.

Since the cast was not allowed to leave the house they were filming in, they all worked from the Hamptons home as well.

Hubbard, 34, teased to Page Six in a recent interview, “We spent the last four seasons, you know, going to the Hamptons and coming back to the city. So six weeks in a row with 10 people this time around was an interesting experience.”

“I’m excited for viewers to see how much we actually hustle during the week,” she explained. “You saw that a little bit here and there in the last four seasons, but I think the advantage of being in the house Monday through Friday is that viewers will be able to see how much we do work to afford our partying lifestyle on the weekends.”

Hubbard enjoyed the space the house offered, as opposed to her then-studio-sized apartment — she has since moved — and had fun coming up with ways to stay entertained at the estate.

“When you’re in a house or an apartment during a pandemic, you have to get creative with things to do around the house,” she said. “I think it’ll be fun for viewers to see what we came up with. The games, the themed parties we threw.”

Lindsay Hubbard says this season of “Summer House” is different because of the coronavirus pandemic.Jeff Tan/Bravo

The coronavirus pandemic also affected Hubbard’s business, Hubb House PR.

“I do a lot of restaurant and hospitality PR and unfortunately, when COVID hit, I had to pause,” she explained. “I got put on pause for PR. So essentially, my clients furloughed me for the first three months of COVID and then they started slowly coming back. And you’ll see the clients I was working with this summer. But I’m very lucky that my clients are so loyal and they decided to bring me back.”

“Summer House” airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.

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