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Ariana Madix Reacts To Breakup Rumor Of Cheating Duo Tom Sandoval And Raquel Leviss

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By Favour Adegoke on May 21, 2023 at 7:00 PM EDT

Ariana Madix has called rumors of a breakup between her ex-boyfriend Tom Sandoval and co-star Raquel Leviss untrue, stating that Leviss had recently sent a letter to her house. In the season 10 finale of "Vanderpump Rules," Madix confronted Sandoval about his affair with Leviss, expressing her anger and disappointment.

Sandoval broke down in tears while apologizing to his business partner, Tom Schwartz, for the negative impact of his affair on their Los Angeles bars. Leviss also faced backlash and scrutiny from her ex-fiancée James Kennedy, who accused her of lying and jeopardizing her friendships for Sandoval's sake.

Keep on reading to learn more.

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Ariana Madix Says Raquel Leviss Sent Letter To Tom Sandoval Days Ago

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Ariana Madix doesn't believe the breakup rumors about her ex, Tom Sandoval and Raquel Leviss. The "Vanderpump Rules" star has responded to recent speculation surrounding the duo, who were involved in a scandalous affair that lasted several months.

During her appearance on "Watch What Happens Live" with Andy Cohen" on May 17, right after the season 10 finale of "Vanderpump Rules," Madix dismissed the reports, stating, "I don't buy that at all. She was sending letters to my house like four days ago."

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Madix went on to clarify that she and Sandoval still live in the same house but maintain no direct communication. The model then recalled receiving a letter that she believed Leviss had written to Sandoval while she was undergoing mental health counseling in a facility. "I didn't open it. It was addressed to him, and it was her handwriting," Madix shared, per E! News. "I just brought in the mail, saw it, put it on the table, and walked away."

She also emphasized that this was the only letter she had received, to her knowledge.

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Ariana Madix Confronts Tom Sandoval

Ariana Madix Storms Off During 'Intense' On-Camera Confrontation With Tom Sandoval
Instagram | Tom Sandoval

The season 10 finale of "Vanderpump Rules" showcased a heart-wrenching confrontation between Madix and Sandoval.

Madix didn't hold back her feelings in a raw and emotional exchange as she confronted the bar owner about the cheating scandal. She expressed her disbelief and disappointment, stating, "That girl is searching for identity in men; she has no identity of her own." She added, "Willing to stoop so low as to f**k one of her best friend's life partners, and that's someone you think is a good person to be around?"

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As Tom revealed the depth of his emotional connection with Leviss, Madix exploded, describing their relationship as "bulls**t" and "disgusting." "I was ride or f**king die for you," Madix passionately shared, adding, "and I had her back. The fact that she's continued to smile in my face is one of the most god-awful, disgusting things I've ever heard of."

While Sandoval attempted to attribute their relationship issues to a lack of intimacy, Madix remained unconvinced and delivered a chilling final message to her ex-partner.

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"I regret every moment that I stood up for you, defended you, supported you," she declared. "You're worth nothing, and I want you to feel that deep in your soul. I want you to hear those words coming from the mouth of the woman who f**king stood by you and loved you and was ready to build the rest of my life around you."

Tom Sandoval's Business Partner Fears Being 'Canceled'

'VPR' Tom Schwartz Claims Bestie Tom Sandoval Is 'Addicted' To Raquel Leviss: His 'Heroin'

Amid the backlash following the cheating scandal, Sandoval broke down in tears during a heartfelt apology to his business partner, Schwartz, at his apartment. The weight of his affair had taken a toll on their jointly-owned bars in Los Angeles.

"You f**ked up, man," Schwartz confronted his business partner. "We went from 4.8 stars on Yelp to one star at Schwartz & Sandy's. We have 20 employees who depend on us."

In a confessional, Schwartz expressed his deep distress, saying, "To think that this place could fall apart because of Tom's affair, it's soul-crushing. He also admitted to fears of being "canceled" by association, as the situation threatened to tarnish not just their reputation but their livelihoods.

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'Raquel, You're Not The Brightest Chick'

Raquel Leviss at Vanderpump Cocktail Garden Grand Opening

On her end, Leviss is also receiving some heat as she faces criticism. While discussing with Katie Maloney, Lala Kent, and Ally Lewber, the tension escalated when James Kennedy decided to dial Leviss and confront her about the affair.

When questioned about her involvement with Sandoval, the 28-year-old denied being in a committed relationship with him and acknowledged the backlash she faced, describing it as "eye-opening." However, Kennedy, her ex-fiancé, wasn't about to hold back and unleashed a barrage of harsh words.

"You lied to everyone's face," he stated, per E! News. "All the people you built friendships with, you've just trashed it for Sandoval's little cocky c**k. His stinky, 40-year-old c**k. Seriously, Raquel? You're not the brightest chick."

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