Ariana Madix Says She Hopes 'My Girls' from 'VPR' Will 'Come and Support' Her on 'DWTS'

Ariana Madix hopes her castmates are in her corner!

Ariana Madix Says She Hopes 'My Girls' from 'VPR' Will 'Come and Support' Her on 'DWTS'
Life Style

The reality star is getting ready to appear on Dancing with the Stars — but not without the support of her Vanderpump Rules “girls.”

In a new interview, Madix, 38, told Entertainment Tonight that she hopes to spot her castmates in the audience when she takes the stage on season 32 of the ABC dance competition.

“I'm looking forward to seeing my girls come and support,” she told the outlet.

Madix added that she wants to last long enough for her friends and fellow VPR stars Scheana Shay and Lala Kent’s daughters to watch the show’s episode dedicated to Disney tunes.

"I really hope I can make it to Disney Week, because I really want Summer and Ocean to be able to come watch and see all the Disney dancers," she said of Shay and Kent's kids.


Madix even told ET that she may let the little girls help choose the Disney song that she and DWTS partner Pasha Pashkov dance to.

"I would love to see what Summer thinks. I know she's a big Moana fan [and] a big Frozen fan," she explained. "I just want to make her proud.”

The Bravo star continued, “She's my little bestie, because she's my bestie's baby. She is so cute."

The casting news came more than four months after Madix split from her boyfriend of nine years, Tom Sandoval, after she discovered his affair with their VPR costar and friend, Raquel Leviss. 

Though Sandoval, 40, previously told ET he will be both watching and voting for Madix during her DWTS run — “I'm really excited for her, I know she has been wanting to do this show for years” — she chose not to comment on her ex’s support.

She did, however, tell the outlet that her casting was a long time coming.

"I just kind of wanted to see if I could do it,” she told ET, adding that she has been “watching the show for years” and is “such a fan of the performances.”

She continued, “You watch and you're like, 'Oh, I want to do that.’ I'm a hard worker, so I love being able to put that hard work into dance, into my book, the sandwich shop, all of those things, and it gives me a sense of accomplishment and elf-worth that is kind of unparalleled.”

“I'm really excited to be in this space in my life,” she added.

Madix also noted that Pashkov, 38, is “the best partner.”

"There was already something you said in rehearsal the other day that almost made me cry in a nice way,” Madix said to Pashkov during the ET interview. "You said something about, 'You don't have to try to do it all yourself. I'll do it. You're not going to fall. You're not going to hurt yourself.'”

“I was like, 'You're right... That's so true, because that's how I am in my life as well.' I have the best partner,” she finished.