“[Raquel] texted me [after I found out about her affair with Tom Sandoval],” Ariana, 37, instructed host Andy Cohen in the course of the Wednesday, Might 24, particular. “It took her 48 complete hours to textual content me ‘I don’t even know what to say, I’m simply so sorry.’ And I stated ‘F—okay off, you f—king rat’ and I blocked her.”
The solid of the Bravo hit filmed their reunion on March 23, simply three weeks after Ariana found Tom, 40 — whom she started relationship in 2014 — had cheated on her with Raquel, 28. The Florida native referred to as it quits with the TomTom founder after discovering out about his affair with the previous magnificence queen.
Whereas season 10 of Pump Guidelines had completed filming by the point information of Tom’s infidelity broke, cameras picked again as much as seize the fallout, resulting in an explosive and emotional finale that aired on Might 17.
“I remorse each second that I stood up for you, defended you, supported you,” Ariana instructed Tom in the course of the episode. “You’re price nothing and I would like you to really feel that deep in your soul. I would like you to listen to these phrases coming from the mouth of the girl who f—king stood by you and liked you and was able to construct the remainder of my life round you.”
Whereas each Tom and Raquel have since issued public apologies to Ariana, the Paradise Metropolis star has been candid about having no want to speak along with her ex or her former good friend transferring ahead.
“I’ve nothing to say to both of them,” she instructed The New York Times in a Might 17 interview when requested whether or not she was “open to filming” with the duo ought to the truth sequence return for a season 11. “Our present could be very actual and follows an actual group of mates, and neither of them are within the group of mates, so, good luck.”
Throughout her look on the Wednesday episode of “Call Her Daddy” — which dropped simply hours earlier than half one of many reunion — Ariana described Raquel as “misplaced” after the affair made headlines.
“I imply, I don’t know her,” she defined of her ex-BFF. “I understand now I by no means knew her, however I definitely don’t know her now and I don’t know anybody who does know her. It’s exhausting to say, however based mostly on what I’ve seen, [she’s] misplaced and empty. … I don’t actually know what’s happening.”
Tom, in the meantime, supplied his personal perception into the dishonest scandal whereas sitting down with Cohen, 54, at the reunion, sharing that he and the California native first related after filming a “man’s night time” for season 10 in summer time 2022.
“Actually, all through final 12 months, and the start of the 12 months, I actually began to see and get to know who [Raquel] was,” he stated. “We had that man’s night time … that very subsequent See You Subsequent Tuesday [event] they had been filming, we weren’t part of it, however a bunch of us went to The Abbey.
Regardless of the months-long relationship behind Ariana’s again, an insider instructed Us Weekly that “Tom and Raquel by no means broke up as a result of they had been by no means a pair within the first place.”
The Schwartz & Sandy’s co-owner, for his half, has as a substitute been specializing in enjoying exhibits along with his band, Tom Sandoval & the Most Extras, whereas Raquel, in the meantime, checked right into a facility for psychological well being remedy amid public backlash.
“Issues had been all up within the air, and they didn’t have a label on the status of things,” the supply instructed Us earlier this month. “As soon as their affair was revealed, they determined to take trip to deal with engaged on themselves. They don’t know what the longer term holds, however they’re devoted to bettering themselves and aren’t involved with pursuing a relationship with one another — or anyone else, for that matter — proper now.”
The Vanderpump Rules season 10 reunion will proceed on Bravo Wednesday, Might 31, and Wednesday, June 7, at 9 p.m. ET.