They're back! And for the third season of Vanderpump Rules (kicking off tonight on Bravo), a familiar face, Ariana Madix, will be returning to the docu-series in a full-time role.
The Sur staffer opened up about the new season to Celebeat, revealing what fans can expect to see from Lisa Vanderpump and her zany staff. And, yes, that means that the new season will include some glimpses into Ariana's relationship with Tom Sandoval.
"Unfortunately, you will probably see moments in our relationship that revolve around work and drama started by other people. In the trailer, I did see lots of kissing so that's cool!" she teased. "It's 'the season of the make out'."
Of course, season 3 isn't just about Ariana and Tom. Viewers will also get to learn more about Ariana's other love: her puppy. "I'm looking forward to fans seeing my beautiful dog Charlotte," she says, "and hopefully getting a better idea of who I am. I spend a lot of time in pajamas, so you will definitely see some of that!"
Tom shouldn't get too jealous. From the sounds of it, Ariana and him had a blast traveling the globe in between shooting the series. "We have enjoyed the break immensely," she says. "We have been doing a lot of traveling and plan to do more. We spent time in St. Louis with Tom's family, traveled all over Australia, and plan to spend Thanksgiving with my family in Florida. Our friends make fun of us because our relationship never had a honeymoon phase. The whole thing is one giant love fest."
Now, back to the new season, which will also include fellow SUR staffers Jax Taylor, Katie Maloney, Kristen Doute, Scheana Marie, former server Stassi Schroeder and Tom Schwartz. The season will also follow Lisa as she expands her restaurant empire to include her West Hollywood hangout, PUMP.
As for her job as a SUR bartender, Ariana dished about her longtime connection to the show's leading lady, Lisa. "I have worked for Lisa for about 4 years, first at Villa Blanca and now at Sur," she says. "At Villa Blanca, the friendships are very close and that is where Scheana and I first became friends and Tom and I used to bartend together there. So when I was moved to Sur, it was much easier to be around the cameras than to avoid my closest friends."
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