Lisa Vanderpump believes Tom Schwartz knew about Tom Sandoval’s messy affair with Raquel Leviss long before the news broke. Both men have appeared on VPR since Season 1 and have always been best friends. When Sandoval cheated with “Miami Girl” in earlier seasons, the men of the group, especially Schwartz, rallied around him.
Due to their close friendship, it’s hard to believe Sandoval didn’t confide in his friend about his lack of morals. Page Six reported that LVP weighed in on the scandal on Watch What Happens Live. “I think they are so close he knew something, but we’ll find out,” Lisa said to Andy Cohen.
“I think they are so close, I mean I’d of been less surprised if you said Schwartz and Sandy got together rather than Sandoval and Raquel,” she teased. “I think he sits on the fence so tight it’s up his ass … He tries to placate everything and play both sides.”
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In the summer, news broke about Tom Schwartz and Raquel’s scandalous hookup at Scheana Shay’s wedding. The news sent everyone into a spiral, including Katie Maloney. However, this recent revelation puts that dalliance in a new light.
Former Pump Rules cast member Stassi Schroeder said, “It sounds like something that Sandoval would have come up with. He would be like, ‘This would be a great way to cover up.’ It’s a cover-up. And Raquel [was] like, ‘Yeah.’”
Raquel has been on the outs with the group since the news of her affair hit the streets. Even her ex-fiancé, James Kennedy, is coming for the reality star. According to Raquel’s restraining order, she was allegedly physically assaulted by Scheana. Raquel claims the confrontation left her with a bruised eye.
“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,” Raquel wrote in her apology.
Sandoval also issued his own lackluster apology urging fans to leave his business and Schwartz alone. “Schwartz specifically only found out about this very recently and most definitely did not condone my actions,” he wrote. He later issued a separate apology to Ariana.
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