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James Kennedy Reveals Exactly How He Feels Now That Raquel Leviss Is a SURver

"In the beginning, it's weird," the Vanderpump Rules DJ told the crowd at BravoCon.

By Jocelyn Vena
James Kennedy and Raquel Leviss

During the Season 7 reunion of Vanderpump Rules, it was confirmed that Raquel Leviss was officially hired by Lisa Vanderpump to work at her West Hollywood hotspot SUR. So when the cast gathered at Saturday's Get SUR'ved with Vanderpump Rules panel, her hiring was a hot topic. 

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"In the beginning, it’s weird [because I wasn’t working there]," her BF, James Kennedy, told the crowd. "And I’d stay home and make music and stuff."

He added that fans should tune into the new season to watch their journey.

When it was announced just weeks ago that Season 8 of Vanderpump Rules is set to premiere in January, it was confirmed that Raquel was among the new crop of cast members set to appear in the season. And, well, it sounds like she definitely has fans in the crew. Ariana Madix declared, “I’m a Raquel stan.”

Brittany Cartwright called her “super sweet,” with Stassi Schroeder mirroring that statement: "She’s very sweet. I’m not going to a puppy shower [though]."

The Vanderpump Rules cast, including LVP, Brittany, Kristen Doute, James, Lala Kent, Ariana, Katie Maloney-SchwartzTom Sandoval, Stassi, Tom Schwartz, Scheana Shay, and Jax Taylor, sat down together during BravoCon 2019 on November 16 at Hammerstein Ballroom to not only talk about the show's incredible rise to pop culture supernova phenomenon, but also to give attendees a sneak peek at the January Season 8 premiere.

During the BravoCon panel for Vanderpump Rules, the supertease for the new season also dropped, giving fans a sneak peek at what's to come in 2020. Check it out below.

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