Ariana Madix Is ‘Stoked’ About ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Partner Pasha

Vanderpump Guidelines star Ariana Madix couldn’t be happier to be paired up with Pasha Pashkov for season 32 of Dancing With the Stars.

“I already gained as a result of I’ve the very best companion,” Madix, 38, completely instructed Us Weekly on Wednesday, September 13, shortly after the total season 32 solid was revealed on Good Morning America.

Madix added that she is “actually stoked” in regards to the matchup “as a result of I’ve solely heard the very best issues about Pasha.” Pashkov, 37, who welcomed daughter Nikita with spouse and fellow DWTS professional Daniella Karagach in Might, echoed his companion’s sentiments.

“I used to be very excited and I feel largely as a result of I do know Ariana’s story and I feel she’s right here with a transparent intention,” he instructed Us. “She is on a mission proper now in her life, and I simply need to be a part of the journey and [be] a superb help system to carry it to life.”

Ariana Madix Feels Like She Already Won With Pasha Pashkov as Her DWTS Partner

Ariana Maddix and Pasha Pashkov
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Madix agreed with Pashkov, noting that she feels “like I’m in a brand new section” of life. “I’m prepared to only tackle no matter I can and do my finest,” she stated.

The Bravo star made headlines in March when she and Tom Sandoval referred to as it quits after 9 years of relationship attributable to his affair with their costar Raquel Leviss. The Pump Guidelines solid hashed out the drama throughout the extremely anticipated three-part season 10 reunion, which aired in Might and June. Madix and Sandoval, 41, have each since returned to movie season 11 of the truth sequence whereas Leviss, 29, stepped away from the present within the wake of the scandal.

Final month, Leviss spoke out in regards to the affair for the primary time since getting into a psychological well being remedy facility in April. In the course of the bombshell interview on Bethenny Frankel’s “ReWives” podcast, Leviss downplayed her former friendship with Madix, saying it was a “narrative” that was “written” for her.

“It’s extra salacious that manner. Ariana and I weren’t finest associates,” she claimed. “We had been acquaintances who turned associates by means of the present. She’s all the time been any individual who’s been very candy to me. She would rise up for me and encourage me to pursue no matter I used to be, I don’t know … pursuing. And that was all nice — however we by no means had, like, a deep dialog that I’d have with a finest pal.”

Later that month, Madix reacted to Leviss’ feedback throughout an look on Scheana Shay’s “Scheananigans” podcast.

“That was very hurtful … [and] a really apparent lie,” she alleged. “I used to be very a lot underneath the impression that we had been, like, actually good associates. And I didn’t come to that impression flippantly. … It wasn’t pretend to me.”

As for for the place Madix stands with Sandoval, the exes are nonetheless dwelling underneath the identical roof of their shared L.A. dwelling. Nonetheless, their relationship is lower than chummy. Throughout her look on “Scheananigans” final month, Madix revealed that she sleeps “with my door locked. Simply in case.”

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Regardless of the precaution, Madix stated she sleeps “loads simpler at evening not giving a f—ok” about what time Sandoval comes dwelling. “Towards the top of [our relationship], whereas he was having the affair, him staying out late on a regular basis was all the time one thing that made my anxiousness tremendous, tremendous unhealthy,” she defined.

Sandoval, for his half, stated on Wednesday that he’ll be rooting for Madix to do effectively on Dancing With the Stars.

“I can be voting for her. I feel she’s going to do very well,” he stated throughout an interview with Further. “She’s bought quite a lot of precise capacity in relation to dancing. She’s been desirous to be on the present for a very long time. I’m tremendous stoked for her. I hope she does very well. I feel she is going to.”

Season 32 of Dancing With the Stars premieres Tuesday, September 26, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC and Disney+.

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi