Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix
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Tom Sandoval Demands $90K From Ariana Madix Before House Sale

The situation with Ariana Madix and Tom Sandoval’s shared home continues to develop. The history of the house goes back to 2019 when the Vanderpump Rules couple first bought the space for $2 million. That was, of course, before Scandoval drove the couple apart.

Once the cheating scandal broke, Ariana’s goal was to get away from Sandoval. However, owning a home in the early 2020s is a complicated matter, and it couldn’t be as simple as one of them packing up and leaving.

Ariana decided the best thing to do would be to sell the house and divide the profits evenly. Tom, on the other hand, wanted to keep the house and buy Ariana out of the property. Ariana wouldn’t stand for this, so, she filed a lawsuit to force a sale. Now, Tom is digging in his heels even further.

Tom helped Ariana buy their home with a loan

Legal documents obtained by TMZ report that Tom made a loan of $90,000 to Ariana that she has yet to pay back. These docs allege that Tom wants Ariana to make good on her loan before the two sell their house and split the proceeds. Tom also reportedly has a lien on the house tied to the loan.

The legal documents argue that any sale of the house could not move forward until the lien is taken care of. As to whether a sale might happen, the odds seem to be in Ariana’s favor. Granted, Tom’s new form of defense may present a wrinkle in the plans, if the loan and lien do, in fact, exist. Ultimately, fans will have to wait for the June 3, 2024 court date.

Fans have seen how the shared home has been a source of contention between Tom and Ariana in this season of VPR. One of Season 11’s most viral points of contention thus far was Tom’s birthday party. Tom wanted to host the party at the shared home and put Ariana up in a hotel for the night. As expected, Ariana was not on board, and even threatened to call the police. Awkward!

Vanderpump Rules Season 11 continues Tuesdays at 8/7c on Bravo.