Tom Sandoval speaks out on Ariana Madix split, Raquel Leviss affair

Tom Sandoval is speaking out following his split from Ariana Madix over a months-long affair with Raquel Leviss.

“Hey, I fully understand and deserve ur anger & disappointment towards me, but please leave [Tom] Schwartz my friends and family out of this situation…” he wrote on Instagram Saturday.

Sandoval, 39, clarified that Schwartz, 40, only found out about the affair “very recently” and “did not condone it.”

He then seemingly addressed anger toward his and Schwartz’s new LA bar, Schwartz & Sandy’s, which fans called to “boycott” after news of the cheating scandal broke Friday.

“There are 3 other partners and 20 employees, who rely on the restaurant for income for them and their families,” Sandoval wrote. “Just like [first bar] TomTom, I’m a small part of a much bigger thing.

“Please direct ur anger towards me and not them. They did nothing wrong.”

Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix at an event.
Tom Sandoval spoke out after his split from Ariana Madix over Raquel Leviss.
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The reality star told fans he will be “taking a step back” from the business “out of respect” from his colleagues and employees.

He concluded the note ominously without directly addressing his infidelity or breakup, writing, “I need some time to address everything else. Sorry for everything”

TMZ was the first to report that Sandoval and Madix, 37, had split after almost a decade together.

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Sandoval posted the statement on Instagram Saturday.

An insider also confirmed the news to us, saying, “It’s true that they split and cameras are rolling.”

“The majority of the cast is expected to gather and film tomorrow to share their reactions to Raquel and Sandoval’s affair. Mostly everyone is shook and completely heartbroken for Ariana,” the source continued.

The “Dead Want Women” actress reportedly called it quits with Sandoval after finding out about his affair with Leviss, 28, on Wednesday, when she attended his show with his cover band, Tom Sandoval & the Most Extras, in Los Angeles.

Tom Sandoval at an event.
Madix found out about the affair while Sandoval performed with his band on Wednesday.
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A source told Page Six that Leviss and Sandoval have been “communicating inappropriately for months” and they now “want to be together.”

The insider added that Madix was “blindsided by the cheating.”

“Ariana is heartbroken,” the source told us. “Ariana was there for Raquel during the James [Kennedy] breakup.”

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The insider also said Madix feels “betrayed” by Leviss, whom she considered to be a “friend.”

Several of the “Vandrpump Rules” star’s castmates have spoken out about the infidelity, including Leviss’ ex-fianceé, James Kennedy.

Tom Sandoval and Raquel Leviss at party.
Sources told Page Six that Sandoval and Leviss’ affair started over the summer.
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“Hope you all feel as sick as I do. This explains everything,” he said while sharing the news on his Instagram.

Lala Kent also chimed in, leaving a scathing comment under Kennedy’s post. “I’ve been telling y’all!” she wrote. “Everyone said I was a ‘bully’. It’s called YOU TRIGGER ME AND I SEE YOU FOR WHO YOU ARE! I’ve known these two are disgusting from the jump.”

Kent, 32, also sent a message to Sandoval on her Instagram Stories, writing, “I’ve seen you for who you [are] for a long time, and you just don’t like that. But, I think now is the time for you to shut the f— up. I’m eating good the next time I see you.

“I suggest you get some energy for me. You’re gonna need it,” she then told Leviss.

Ariana Madix sitting on Tom Sandoval's lap for a picture.
Sandoval and Madix have been dating since 2014.

Following Sandoval’s cheating allegations, “Vanderpump Rules” fans flooded the Instagram comments of his new bar, Schwartz & Sandy’s, calling for a boycott of the Los Angeles-based establishment.

“Time to cancel this bar 🤢🤢🤢🤢 nobody likes two timing men,” wrote one person, while another added, “Boycotting this bar.”

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