Is Rip From 'Yellowstone a Tough Guy in Real Life? Cole Hauser Answers Yellowstone’s “Rip” is a real tough guy on the screen but is he like that in real life? Cole Hauser answered the loaded question saying, "Ah ... I don't know. You'd have to ask my wife and my kids." Hauser gave Taste of Country a full interview and can be seen when Yellowstone's 14-episode fifth season premieres on November 13th. Catch new episodes on Sunday nights.