Raquel Lewis shared it tom sandoval She made a plan how to reignite your romance after a breakup ariana madix,
“He was saying, ‘Look, people hated Ariana in the beginning, and then they realized we’re living together,'” Lewis, 29, said on the Thursday, January 25, episode of his “Rachel Goes Wicked” podcast. I claimed. “We weren’t going anywhere and so they had to accept it and they grew to love it and it can be the same for us.”
Sandoval, 40, and Maddix, 38, began dating in 2014, after which they ended the relationship shortly after. Kristen Doute, Sandoval and Maddix remained together for nearly a decade, until they separated in March 2023 after it was revealed that she was having an affair with Lewis.
“I think in his mind, he has survived this before [so] He can get away with it again,” Lewis said, referring to the suspicious timeline of Sandoval and Doute’s breakup. “I think I was just naive and wishful thinking that it would work out the way I wanted because ultimately at that point I wanted to be with him. I guess I was hoping for the best.”
Lewis reveals that she was the one who prompted Sandoval to tell Madix the truth. At the time, the cast of Vanderpump Rules had already completed shooting season 10, but there was still a reunion special to tape.
“I was like, ‘We have to tell Ariana before the reunion. We can’t go to the reunion with her without her knowing.’ because i [felt] That way it really wouldn’t be fair [to] Him,” she shared. “The one thing we struggled with was he didn’t want her to know when it first started and I don’t see any point in lying about those things because isn’t it better to just be open and honest and tell Is it the truth?”
While Sandoval was hesitant to clarify, Lewis confessed that there were “a few instances” where she almost told Maddix herself. However, Lewis believed that the news should come from Sandoval.
“I said to Tom, ‘Maybe I should tell Ariana,’ and he was like, ‘No, no, no, no.’ ‘You don’t tell Ariana.’ Okay, then you’re going to tell Ariana,'” Lewis said. “I was waiting for her to tell me. It was my duty to tell her, yes, I know it. But I felt like her Being in that relationship with her, it was her responsibility to tell him and break up with him.
After taping the season 10 reunion special in March 2023, Lewis checked himself into a mental health facility. five months later, us weekly Lewis was reported to have broken contact with Sandoval. Ultimately he also decided not to return pump rule For season 11.