Jax learns who his real friends are when he undergoes a painful nose job. Finally, Scheana insists her relationship with Shay is perfect, but Lisa suspects she may be hiding something. Finally, Katie and Schwartz discuss the prospect of having children, Ariana reveals the latest on her struggles with body image issues, and Jax discusses his future with Brittany. Finally, Ariana reveals the heartbreaking reason for her body image struggles. Later, Katie lashes out at Schwartz after learning he's secretly seeking therapy, causing him serious concern for the upcoming wedding. A blissful Kristen finally conquers her travel anxiety, but her temper is tested when Jax dredges up old accusations against her. We catch up to the Vanderpump Rules cast as Sandoval and Lisa try to calm James down.
Finally, when Katie, Kristen, and Stassi's mothers all come to town, the girls learn growing older doesn't always mean growing up. Katie forces Tom Schwartz to take action in their relationship, while Tom Sandoval and Ariana take their own relationship to a whole new level. Stassi confronts Scheana over her mean-spirited tweets, but Scheana maintains she only retweeted what someone else already said. Lala kicks James out of bed for an equipment malfunction, Scheana worries about Shay's drinking, and just hours before leaving paradise, Jax winds up in jail. Meanwhile, as Tom Sandoval and Ariana's relationship grows deeper, some of their closest friendships shatter. Kristen gives Lisa an ultimatum that doesn't sit well with her boss.
Kristen and Carter share an awkward dinner on their three-year anniversary, Lisa Vanderpump doles out some wisdom that might salvage a friendship and business partnership, and Tom and Tom are forced to confront James with some very bad news. Katie and Tom arrive at their wedding venue. Finally, a vicious rumor circulates that could destroy a relationship for good. Stassi confronts Scheana over her mean-spirited tweets, but Scheana maintains she only retweeted what someone else already said. Faced with a looming criminal court date, Jax questions everything in his life, including moving in with girlfriend Brittany. Finally, Lisa advises Katie to mend her relationship before the wedding.
Sandoval and Ariana finally have an honest discussion about having kids, Jax dotes on Brittany after her dental surgery, and Lala dishes some dirt about the tawdry beginnings of her relationship with Randall. Ariana points out that Lala is being particularly vicious towards the two, for really no reason. Stassi accuses Jax of being a sex addict, only to learn that Jax may have slept with one of her best friends. James apologizes to Kristen to salvage their relationship. Scheana attempts to win back Lisa's respect after storming out of her V. Scheana worries her marriage may be in danger when it's revealed that her husband has been keeping secrets. James delights in being invited on Jax's trip, Sandoval and Schwartz finally impress Lisa by creating innovative cocktails for TomTom, and Stassi and Lala take Jax to task for always putting his needs above Brittany's.
Katie and Tom celebrate their first wedding anniversary. Tom Schwartz makes a bad situation worse when his apology gift to Katie leads to tears. Trump levels of cognitive dissonance. Katie adjusts to life without Stassi. James struggles to hold it together after being disinvited from Mexico, while Scheana hosts an enchilada night to reconnect with Stassi, Katie and Kristen. Lisa schools her staff on fine wine, Katie and Ariana urge Scheana not to sweep marital problems under the rug, Peter chops his ponytail, and a jealous Jax recruits Kristen in his scheme to pull Lala away from James. Lisa proudly serves as grand marshal of the Long Beach Gay Pride parade, where Sandoval discovers a new fetish he hopes will revive his and Ariana's lagging sex life.
Brittany joins the reunion for the first time to reveal what it was really like moving across the country to be with Jax, and how her life and chest has changed. Meanwhile, Stassi is moved to tears when she and Lisa finally bury the hatchet. Later, Kristen confronts Sandoval about trying to ruin her new relationship, and Stassi pays her dad and grandmother a nostalgic visit on the day they're moving out of her childhood home. Jax adjusts to his new life as an unemployed outlaw while Brittany adjusts to her new life as sole breadwinner. James confronts Kristen over her continued obsession with Tom Sandoval. He insulted both Toms and Katie right in front of Lisa, showing that all that anger management he was taking was doing absolutely nothing.
Things turn ugly when Stassi finds out that Jax is back to his womanizing ways. Brittany throws an unexpected tantrum, causing her friends to speculate she's stressed over her engagement to Jax. The second half of the episode served as a series preview for. Season 3, Episode 19 March 9, 2015 Season 3, Episode 19 March 9, 2015 Part 1 of 2. Tom Sandoval makes a tearful plea to Kristen to stop harassing Ariana, and Lisa confronts Stassi for cutting Katie out of her life. Katie and Tom Schwartz seek couples therapy to save their relationship. Lala and James examine the intermittent flirting and fighting in their relationship, Kristen takes Sandoval to task for spreading the rumor that she hooked up with James, and Stassi recounts her embarrassing encounter with Patrick and Lisa Vanderpump at the TomTom progress party.
Anyway, Lala calls Raquel dumb for about the fifteenth time this season and accuses her of not empowering other women. Later, Pandora throws Katie a relaxing spa day but things grow tense when Ariana refuses to apologize to Stassi and Katie's attacks brings Scheana to tears. Season 3, Episode 1 November 3, 2014 Season 3, Episode 1 November 3, 2014 Season 3 opens with Stassi returning from New York to discover relationship dynamics have changed. Finally, Katie and Schwartz bury their issues on a wild last night in Nola, featuring a scandalous game of spin the bottle. Here, they dish on their issues with Stassi; Tom Sandoval and Ariana face off against Kristen; Tom Schwartz sounds off about an ultimatum; and Stassi sheds light on a shattered friendship. Jax turns to an unlikely form of therapy in order to come to terms with his anger and infidelity. In other developments, Peter and Vail have an awkward date, and Kristen sets out to break up Tom Sandoval's relationship with Ariana.
Jax pursues Vail, but Tom Sandoval calls him out for his lying, womanizing ways. Kristen connects with the girl Tom Sandoval allegedly cheated with in hopes of finally breaking up his relationship with Ariana. Jax and Tom give Schwartz the ultimate wedding surprise when they fly in his triplet brothers. Lisa and Katie take Schwartz to task after his latest drunken blackout, while Kristen must tell Scheana that her boyfriend Rob may not be as perfect as he seems. Stassi's little brother Nikolai joins the reunion to offer the cast some tough love and much-needed life advice. Stassi slams Tom Schwartz for remaining friends with Jax, but Schwartz believes her anger is just a grudge against her ex-boyfriend. This season, Lisa is joined once again by Jax Taylor, Scheana Shay, Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, Katie Maloney, Tom Schwartz and Kristen Doute, along with James Kennedy.