When Stassi Schroeder, Kristen Doute, and Jax Taylor have been fired from Vanderpump Guidelines again in 2020, there have been issues that the present’s most dramatic days have been over.
Final week, nevertheless, Tom Sandoval and Raquel Leviss seemed on the present’s former lead troublemakers and stated, “Hold my Pumptini.”
As you’ve little question heard by now, Sandoval and Leviss have been caught having an affair behind the again of Tom’s longtime girlfriend Ariana Madix.
These two have reportedly been hooking up since September, however Ariana simply discovered in regards to the affair final week, when she found express texts that Raquel had despatched to Tom.
Nowadays, Tom and Raquel are weathering a PR storm that threatens their careers and reputations.
They’re each doing their greatest to persuade the general public that they’re not such dangerous folks, however the outcomes, predictably, haven’t been nice.
Tom lastly issued an apology to Ariana on Tuesday (amazingly, his first assertion on the scandal solely expressed regret to his good friend and enterprise associate Tom Schwartz), and now, Raquel has adopted go well with.
“I want to apologize for my actions and my choices foremost to Ariana, and to my friends and the fans so invested in our relationships,” Leviss wrote in an announcement that was nearly equivalent to Sandoval’s.
“There is no excuse, I am not a victim and I must own my actions and I deeply regret hurting Ariana.”
Raquel went on to allude to the incident through which she was allegedly assaulted by Scheana Shay after information of the affair went public.
“Although I chose to be on a reality show accepting the good and bad that comes with it, beyond my own actions I have been physically assaulted, lost friendships, received death threats and hate emails in addition to having had my privacy violated,” she wrote.
From there, Leviss defined that she has sought counseling with a view to higher perceive her “patterns of codependency and addiction to being and feeling loved.”
“I have begun counseling to end my unhealthy behavioral cycle, learn to set stronger emotional boundaries and learn to protect my mental health. I don’t expect sympathy, understanding or forgiveness,” Raquel wrote.
“Right now I must focus on my own health and well-being and as I strive to be a better person moving forward, I will prioritize my mental health and learn from my mistakes.”
In the meantime, it appears to be like as if Sandoval is just not dealing with the blowback very nicely in any respect.
Insiders (together with Mr. Jax Taylor himself) have claimed that Tom is refusing to movie for concern that producers will depict him in a adverse gentle (which, to be honest, they nearly definitely will).
The difficulty reportedly arose when Tom filmed a scene with Raquel after which requested that it’s reshot.
“Tom wasn’t happy with how the scene went with Raquel and felt like it was going to paint him in a negative light. He told producers he’d like to re-film the scene, but producers weren’t having it,” a manufacturing insider tells Leisure Tonight.
“Tom told production that he would no longer shoot Vanderpump Rules if they don’t listen to him.”
Sure, Tom has spent the previous decade constructing a fame as a “nice guy,” and now it’s all out the window.
However it’s onerous to really feel dangerous for the man.
In spite of everything, to be considered a pleasant man, you must truly do good issues, and clearly, Tom can’t be bothered.