Talk. Vander Pump Rules star ariana madix broke her silence about her longtime boyfriend, Thomas Sandovalcheating on her with her co-star Rachel Leviss.
“Where to start? I want to express my sincerest gratitude for the outpouring of love and support I have received from friends, family and people I have never met in the last two weeks,” Ariana, 37, wrote via Instagram afterward. to reactivate your account during the event, early Thursday, March 16. “When I felt like I couldn’t even stand, you all have given me the strength to carry on and have seen me through my darkest hours.”
She continued: “To say that I have been devastated and broken is an understatement. However, I know that I am not alone in this. Many of my closest friends are also grieving this loss at this time and reeling from this betrayal on many levels. I am so lucky to have the best support system in the world and I look forward to repaying everyone for the love they have shown me. What doesn’t kill me better runs.”
Tom, 39, and Raquel’s affair came as a huge shock to Bravo fans amid his split from Ariana. Many of the former couple’s mutual friends, including kristen doute and Scheana ShayThey have claimed that Tom and Raquel, 28, were dating for months behind Ariana’s back.
As for whether or not Tom and Raquel are dating after the scandal, the model said she wasn’t ready to “tag” her current status amid backlash from fans.
“In addition to the indefensible circumstances surrounding our relationship, my feelings for Tom have always been sincere and born of a loving friendship,” the California native wrote via Instagram on March 9. “Knowing how many people we hurt, I need to understand my choices. and learn to do better. 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.”
On Tom’s part, he shared a statement on March 4, a day after Lifestyle confirmed that he and Ariana had broken up after she found out about his infidelity.
“I completely understand and deserve your anger. [and] disappointment towards me, but please go away [Tom] schwarz, my friends and family out of this situation. Schwartz specifically found out about this very recently, and he definitely did not approve of my actions. this was something very personal [sic]”wrote the Bravo star. “Also, Schwartz & Sandy’s might have my name on it, but there are also 3 other partners and 20 employees, who are especially dependent on the restaurant for income for themselves and their families. Like TomTom, I am a small part of something much bigger. Direct your anger at me and not at them. They didn’t do anything wrong.”
His initial statement received backlash for not mentioning Ariana, prompting Tom to pen another lengthy apology to his ex-girlfriend.
“I made mistakes, I was selfish and I made reckless decisions that hurt someone I love. No one deserves to feel that pain in such a traumatic and public way,” the Missouri native’s Instagram post read on March 8. “My biggest regret is dishonoring Ariana. I never wanted to disappoint so many people, including our loving families and friends.”
He behind your eyes The actor added that his love for Ariana was “stronger than any camera could have captured,” but some of his “greatest moments” and “greatest struggles” were never filmed for bomb rules viewers
Raquel also issued a statement directed at Ariana, writing that there is “no excuse” for her actions.
“I am reflecting on my choices, talking to a counselor, and learning things about myself, like my patterns of codependency and addiction to being and feeling loved,” her statement continued, in part. “I have sought emotional validation through unhealthy intimate connections with no regard for my own well-being, sometimes negatively affecting others and often prioritizing intimate connection over my friendships. I am taking steps to understand my behavior and make healthier choices.”