“Vanderpump Rules” co-stars Tom Sandoval and Raquel Leviss have allegedly ended their relationship two months after their secret affair was exposed. The duo faced severe backlash for the cheating, with Leviss needing to check into a mental health facility.
Ariana Madix, Sandoval’s former partner, has since expressed anger towards the pair and labeled Leviss and Sandoval as “diabolical” and “subhuman” for betraying her.
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Tom Sandoval And Raquel Leviss Officially Split
Tom Sandoval and his “Vanderpump Rules” co-star Raquel Leviss have officially ended their secret affair, according to exclusive information obtained by Page Six.
The split comes two months after their affair sent shockwaves through the Bravo universe. An insider revealed that Leviss decided to call it quits as she realized that “Sandoval is not the one for her.”
The cheating scandal first unfolded when it came to light that Sandoval, 40, had been involved in a secret affair with Leviss, 28, while still in a long-term relationship with his co-star Ariana Madix. The illicit relationship began the previous summer but remained hidden until March, when Madix, 37, discovered a sexually explicit video of Leviss on Sandoval’s phone, exposing his infidelity.
In the aftermath of the revelation, Madix promptly ended her relationship with Sandoval, and the cameras resumed rolling to capture the fallout for the currently airing 10th season of their reality show, Vanderpump Rules.”
Tom Sandoval & Raquel Leviss Address Cheating Scandal
After the public revelation of their dalliance, Sandoval and Leviss addressed the situation with separate statements.
In her statement, Leviss acknowledged her struggles with codependency and a need for “emotional validation through intimate connections that are not healthy.” She took responsibility for her actions and revealed that she decided to seek help by checking herself into a “mental health facility.”
Meanwhile, Sandoval faced criticism for failing to include a direct apology to his former partner, Madix, in his initial statement. However, he rectified the situation and publicly expressed remorse to Madix.
He also appeared on Howie Mandel’s podcast, discussing his “magnetic” connection with Leviss. “I felt something that I hadn’t felt in so long, like, emotionally,” he explained about his romantic attraction to Leviss, whom he described as “beautiful” and “witty.”
Ariana Madix Describes Tom Sandoval And Raquel Leviss As ‘F**king Rats’
In anticipation of her first post-Scandoval interview on “Watch What Happens Live,” Madix provided a different perspective on her former best friend.
The Season 10 reunion trailer revealed Madix addressing Leviss’s backstabbing as she goes on to express her true feelings more vehemently. In the trailer, Leviss admitted her wrongdoing, saying, “I’ve been super selfish,” to which Madix fired back, saying, “Selfish does not cover it. Diabolical, demented, subhuman.”
The tension escalated further as Madix referred to the cheating duo as “f**king rats” who should not expect “anything good coming for them.” The cast members joined in, unleashing a barrage of heated insults at Leviss and Sandoval.
James Kennedy added a touch of humor to the intense situation by playfully calling them “poo heads,” provoking laughter from their co-stars but visibly affecting the disgraced pair.
‘Vanderpump Rules Season 10 Reunion
In another intense moment, Kennedy, the DJ, took a direct jab at Sandoval, referring to him as a “backstabbing ho.”
Tempers continued to flare as Sandoval warned Kennedy, threatening to confront him physically. “Get in my face again, and I will f**k you up, motherf**ker,” he said.
Kennedy responded with equal fury, exchanging heated words with the cover band singer and calling him a “worm with a mustache.”
Amid the chaos, Leviss and Sandoval found solace in a trailer where they discussed the overwhelming hatred directed towards them. Sandoval said, “They’re making you and me be pathological liars,” to which Leviss remarked, “I see that, even though we know that we’re not.”
As things got too intense, Sandoval asked for a break from filming, angrily lashing out at a producer and insisting on being left alone without a camera in his face. “I need a break from filming. Stop filming me! I don’t want a camera in my goddamn face!” he yelled.