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The primary a part of the “Vanderpump Rules” season 10 reunion simply delivered chaos — and questions — for followers of the Bravo franchise and the previous SURvers. The extraordinary confrontation between exes Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix additionally led to a near-altercation between a number of the different forged members in the course of the reunion, which aired on Might 24.
In early March, Madix realized that Sandoval had been having a months-long affair with fellow castmate Raquel Leviss. “Vanderpump Rules” cameras started rolling once more on the time to seize extra footage, and the entire forged got here collectively on March 23 to movie the reunion, throughout which Madix, Sandoval, and Leviss hashed out the scenario with the total forged, together with Andy Cohen and Lisa Vanderpump.
Simply minutes into the primary episode, Sandoval was lashed out at by almost everybody else on the reunion stage when he started to cry after being questioned by host Andy Cohen. “You’re not at the Academy Awards,” James Kennedy yelled at Sandoval, whereas Madix chimed in, “The sad sack act is f*cking bulls*t.”
Issues shortly escalated between Kennedy and Sandoval as the 2 argued over the seriousness of their friendship within the wake of the latter’s affair with Leviss, Kennedy’s former fiancée. As threats have been thrown round, each bought out of their seats and needed to be bodily separated. Cohen then spoke particularly to Kennedy, pushing him to “stay in the chair.” Kennedy shortly excused himself for a loo break, however yelled insults at Sandoval on his means out — together with, “You’re a worm with a mustache.”
Forward of the reunion’s premiere, former “Pump Rules” forged member Jax Taylor had teased the battle to “Extra” on March 27, saying, “There was security there. There was almost brawls.”
Throughout Wednesday’s episode, castmember Scheana Shay was current, whereas Leviss was not as she had obtained a brief restraining order in opposition to Shay early in March. Leviss accused Shay of hitting her upon studying of the affair. It stored Shay and Leviss from filming collectively in the course of the reunion, however on March 29, Leviss and her lawyer didn’t seem in court docket for the listening to in regards to the order, and it was dismissed. Half one confirmed Leviss listening from a trailer outdoors the studio in as her castmates filmed.
Additionally in the course of the episode, Sandoval and buddy Tom Schwartz provided differing timelines for when the latter realized about Sandoval and Leviss’s affair. Schwartz claimed Sandoval advised him he’d had a one-night stand with Leviss in early August, whereas in a separate, one-on-one interview with Cohen that aired Wednesday, Sandoval claimed his enterprise associate did not know in regards to the relationship till January of this yr.
Different main revelations? Madix at all times knew about “Miami girl,” a lady who alleged she had slept with Sandoval means again in season three of “Vanderpump Rules.” Throughout that season, Sandoval vehemently denied the affair and then-girlfriend Madix supported him. On Wednesday night time, Madix defined of sticking by Sandoval on the time, “We were not really exclusive at that time and I saw the rest of my life in that person and I wanted everyone to see the best of him.”
Bravo initially launched the trailer for the reunion on Might 11, and in it, Sandoval and Leviss attempt to defend their actions in opposition to an onslaught from Madix and the remainder of the forged. “I can’t think of two worse people, I can’t,” Madix says, wiping away tears. Sandoval and Leviss additionally discuss collectively of their trailer about how everyone seems to be “trying” to painting them as “pathological liars.” These moments seem like included in both half two or three of the reunion.
On the April 3 episode of his “Radio Andy” radio present, Cohen had previewed that the reunion can be “a real reckoning.” Sandoval and Leviss, he stated, are “confronted to their face about what they’ve done in, I would say, an aggressive manner.” A number of the present’s forged members have additionally spoken out about what occurred on the reunion. On the March 31 episodes of her podcast, “Scheananigans,” Shay and her castmate Lala Kent opened up about what went down.
“I thought Ariana handled herself so well. Like, she sat back and looked insanely hot and amazing and just f*cking sliced with her words. So good. It was beautiful to watch,” Kent stated.
Shay added, “So good. I really enjoyed watching that. It was just, there was no response, like, there was nothing Raquel could have said back to her because she just assassinated her every time.” Shay additionally stated Leviss didn’t shed “a single tear” and Shay felt she had “no remorse.”
Since filming ended, Madix attended Might’s White Home Correspondents’ dinner and has been romantically linked to coach Danny Wai. Sandoval and Leviss each haven’t outlined their present relationship to one another.
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“Vanderpump Rules” Season 10 Reunion Air Date
The second a part of the three-part reunion will air Might 31, and the ultimate installment on June 7. Bravo additionally revealed that the day after every episode airs on the cable channel, an prolonged model of every episode, referred to as “Vanderpump Rules: Pumped Up Edition,” will stream on Peacock. They are going to be “uncensored and extended” and have never-before-scene footage.