The ~scandoval~ continues! Thomas Sandoval made headlines for her romance with Rachel Leviss in the midst of her long romance with ariana madixbut where are the Vander Pump Rules the stars are now
Lifestyle confirmed on Friday March 3 that Tom, 39, and Ariana, 37, had split after nine years together when she found out he had been dating Raquel. While TMZ was the first to break the news, a source confirmed to Lifestyle that “the rumor is true,” adding, “They actually broke up due to Tom cheating on her with Raquel.”
Read on for details on the current status of Tom and Raquel’s relationship.
Are Tom Sandoval and Raquel Leviss dating after the Ariana Madix scandal?
Raquel, 28, revealed where she stands with Tom amid the drama in a statement via Instagram on Thursday, March 9.
“In addition to the indefensible circumstances surrounding our relationship, my feelings for Tom have always been sincere and born of a loving friendship,” the former beauty queen wrote. “Knowing how many people we hurt, I need to understand my choices and learn to make better decisions. I need to take care of my health, work on personal growth, and take time to be okay with being alone. I care about Tom and I don’t want to label anything or predict what’s to come. Right now, I need to heal.”
bravo boss Andy Cohen He said that he believed that Tom and Raquel could be in a full relationship.
I understand that they are still [seeing each other],” he See what happens live The host, 54, revealed during SiriusXM’s “Radio Andy” on March 6. “But I can’t say that as a fact, that’s what I’ve gathered from my intelligence.”
Earlier, a source said page six that they have been “communicating inappropriately for months” and “want to be together” following the musician’s split from Ariana.
Bravo producer Andy, for his part, speculated on “Radio Andy” that the illicit affair “was happening during BravoCon,” referring to the annual New York convention that took place in October 2022. “This is reverberating, OK.” he added.
He Vander Pump Rules Cameras have since been pulled back to film the news aftermath of the affair, apparently extending the tenth season, which is currently airing on Bravo. In the midst of filming, photographers captured Tom heading to Raquel’s apartment on March 6, according to footage obtained by TMZ. Tom’s rep told the publication that he went to the former beauty queen’s house as “strictly a show call.”
How long were Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix together?
Tom and Ariana revealed their relationship during the Vander Pump Rules season 2 reunion, which aired in 2014. Fans watched their relationship unfold for nine years on and off camera until news broke of Tom cheating on Raquel. Ariana, for her part, has not commented publicly on the matter and deleted her Instagram account.
However, former vpr star kristen doutewho dated Tom from 2007 to 2013, gave fans an update on Ariana via social media on March 3.
“I support Ariana. This is in real time,” Kristen said in the video, hugging the former SUR bartender. “I love you very much. I love you more than anything in the whole world, and I will kill people for you.”
While Ariana has remained silent on the situation thus far, Tom has issued a statement asking fans to leave their “friends and celebrities out of this situation.” He added, in part, “This was something very personal,” revealing his plans to “take a step back” and “pause” in the middle of the drama.
He later released another apology directed at Ariana, calling himself “selfish” and admitting that he feels “really horrible” about the situation.
“I am beyond sad that it ended the way it did. The decisions I made hurt so many people,” she wrote, in part, via Instagram on March 8. “I acted in a way that clashes with who and how I want to be. I will continue reflecting and working on myself. I have work to do. I always have and always will.”