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The couple recounted how they first met during the November 29 episode of Scheana's podcast Scheananigans, and Brock, who is a professional rugby player and gym owner from Australia, mentioned that his family was well-acquainted with the SURver, having watched her on Vanderpump Rules over the years. "They know Scheana for Scheana, then I'll introduce her as my girlfriend Scheana," Brock said. "Girlfriend Scheana is the only Scheana I know, which is good for me, I think."
One of Scheana's guests during this special "Friendsgiving" episode then asked, "Wait, were they fans of Vanderpump Rules?" Scheana confirmed, "Yes, but not fans of Scheana."
But it's all good now between Scheana and Brock's family, with whom she got to meet and spend time with during a trip to Australia this fall, particularly with his sister. "Now we're friends," Scheana said.
As for Brock, he didn't realize how big of a deal Scheana was until after he met her. "Yeah, so when we first met, I just thought she was cute. I met a couple of her friends then, and I was like, 'Ugh, L.A. chicks, stay away from these girls.' And then we just chatted," Brock recalled. "The next day I figured out who she was because I didn't know anything about her, so my mate told me her name, went on her social media. I was like, 'Who is this chick? A million followers? Whatever.' So then I slid into her DMs and then we hung out."
Brock and Scheana hit it off right away. "From the get-go, it was just fun. It was easy and it was good, so I liked her from the beginning," he said. "And then to get to realize her other world she lives in now is pretty interesting. But it's been a bit of a good trip for me. I enjoy it."
Brock really got a taste for Scheana's life in the limelight when she brought him to BravoCon last month. "Yeah, so I brought him to BravoCon with me, not knowing the level it was gonna be of insanity. And so, literally, the first night we're walking out of our car, I know there's gonna be paparazzi and stuff. And we still haven't posted like a static post yet. I'm like, you guys don't get that yet. I'll post some Stories here and there so you can see a little bit, we're doing this podcast, but I don't really get much of a private life, obviously, and you're not gonna have much of one anymore soon, either," Scheana told Brock on her podcast. "But I just feel like every other guy I've dated I've always like shoved down people's throats and posted and posted and posted and posted."
But of course after confirming her new relationship in November, Scheana was asked about her mystery man non-stop at BravoCon. "Every question on the red carpet was about him, and I'm like, 'You know what, he's amazing, he's not going anywhere, so stay tuned,'" Scheana said. "And they're like, 'But can you give us anything?' I'm like, 'I don't need to.' Everyone's going to get to know him in their own time, and I don't need to because he's amazing on his own."
The attention was "so overwhelming" at BravoCon, according to Scheana. "There's hundreds of people, cameras everywhere, and we get to Watch What Happens Live, and I'm like, 'Just so you know, it's not always like this if you go out with me.' It was crazy," she said. "But by the end of the weekend, he was in the middle of the crowd when I was performing 'Good as Gold,' doing the splits onstage in front of 2,300 people, and he just blended in."
That was a good sign for Scheana. "He got along with everyone so well," she shared. "It wasn't like it was a test, but I'm like if you can handle this, OK, this is good because not a lot of people could handle that type of attention. And it was just insane."
We'll see Scheana navigate some other new relationships when Vanderpump Rules returns for Season 8 on Tuesday, January 7 at 9/8c. Watch a preview, below.
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