‘Vanderpump Rules’ Tom Sandoval Speaks Out About Ariana Madix Split Amid Raquel Leviss Cheating Allegations
05.03.2023 - 23:55
“Vanderpump” Rules star Tom Sandoval is speaking out following his breakup with longtime girlfriend and co-star Ariana Madix. Sandoval took to Instagram Saturday to address the news and the backlash he’s received amid allegations that he cheated on Madix with co-star Raquel Leviss.
“Hey, I fully understand and deserve ur anger and disappointment towards me, but please leave Schwartz my friends and family out of this situation…,” Sandoval, wrote asking for fans to leave his best friend and business partner, Tom Schwartz, out of the drama. “Schwartz specifically only found out about this very recently, and most definitely did not condone my actions.”
“This was a very personal thing,” Sandoval maintained.
The 39-year-old reality star also urged fans to leave his bar, Schwartz and Sandy’s out of it, and stressed that his business partners and employees have done “nothing wrong.”
“I’m so sorry that my partners, Greg, Brett, and Schwartz and our employees have to suffer for my actions,” he wrote before signing off. “I will be taking a step back & taking a hiatus out of respect for my employees & partners. I need some time to address everything else. Sorry for everything.”
On their official Instagram page, Schwartz & Sandy’s also posted a message on Saturday asking fans to step back. “In light of the recent news we appreciate the many words of support but we also understand the outpouring of outrage that has been directed towards our business,” their post read. “However, those of us who are not famous have dedicated our time, hearts and money to make this restaurant a reality.”
The post included kind words for Madix. “We too are disappointed by the current situation, as Ariana has always been a good friend and a great supporter