Ariana Madix’s relationship with Tom Sandoval is absolutely in her rearview mirror, however she’s been a great sport about Scandoval Halloween costumes — particularly those worn by Kelly Ripa and Mark Conseulos.
Madix, 38, completely informed Us Weekly that she thought the discuss present hosts did an “unimaginable” job with their Bravo-themed look through the Tuesday, October 31, episode of Stay With Kelly and Mark.
“I’ve been watching Kelly Ripa since I used to be very, very younger, and I’ve all the time seemed as much as her and thought, ‘Wow, her profession is so wonderful,’” Madix stated after the Tuesday episode of Dancing With the Stars. “So, the truth that she even is aware of who I’m, that’s simply superior. … I’m like, ‘What the heck? That is insane.’”
Ripa, 53, and her husband, 52, wore a number of costumes through the Tuesday episode of their present, and one in all their appears was a cheeky tackle the Bravo scandal that rocked actuality TV earlier this yr. Ripa dressed as Madix in a blonde wig and purple gown, whereas Consuelos donned a mustache to channel Madix’s ex Tom Sandoval.
Us confirmed in March that Madix and Sandoval, 41, known as it quits after Madix found Sandoval was having an affair with their Vanderpump Guidelines costar Raquel Leviss. Madix and Sandoval had been relationship for 9 years.
Madix — who was named Us Weekly’s Actuality Star of the Yr final month — not too long ago informed Us that the breakup and its aftermath made her happy with her “capability to outlive.” She went on to say that becoming a member of the forged of DWTS season 32 is “probably the most daring factor” she’s executed not too long ago.
In the course of the Tuesday episode of the dancing competitors sequence, Madix and her companion, Pasha Pashkov, completed on the high of the leaderboard after Monster Evening, scoring three 9s and a ten. Decide Carrie Ann Inaba was so impressed that she informed Madix she could possibly be the contestant to win the mirrorball trophy this season.
“Carrie Ann is a troublesome critic. I do know she doesn’t say that flippantly,” Madix informed Us after her efficiency. “I simply hope that within the coming weeks I can show her proper.”
Madix went on to say that it was “loopy wonderful” to get such optimistic suggestions from Inaba, 55. “I used to be like, ‘What’s taking place?’” she informed Us. “I simply don’t wish to let her down after saying that. I simply wish to maintain getting higher … Two weeks from now, I hope to nonetheless be right here and have her be like, ‘I used to be proper.’”
Dancing With the Stars airs on ABC and Disney+ Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET.
With reporting by Hannah Kahn