Scheana Shay doesn’t need to hear about Tom Sandoval and Raquel Leviss‘ affair “saving” Vanderpump Rules any longer.
After Raquel, 28, made the suggestion on Bethenny Frankel‘s podcast, Just B With Bethenny, final month, Scheana, 38, took to her personal podcast to disclaim any such factor as she additionally labeled Tom Schwartz, 40, as their “cover-up” and recommended that Emmy voting prompted Raquel to talk out following months of silence.
“You’re not coming again to the present, you need to change your title, you don’t need to be within the highlight, you don’t need to come again to L.A., you don’t need to be part of this good friend group, and also you don’t need to converse to Tom Sandoval anymore,” Scheana started on the September 1 episode of Scheananigans, by way of Us Weekly. “But what can be attention-grabbing is that I discover — and this might be a complete bizarre coincidence — however the day the interview got here out [there was] Emmy voting the following day.”
As Pump Rules followers could have heard, the Bravo actuality sequence was nominated for 2 Emmys weeks in the past, together with Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program and Outstanding Picture Editing for an Unstructured Reality Program.
Because Raquel’s interview with Bethenny got here out across the identical time, Scheana suspected Raquel could have been making an attempt to “damage” the sequence’ possibilities at profitable.
“I don’t know that they have been making an attempt to harm one thing with Vanderpump Rules, however that was only a bizarre coincidence,” she stated.
As for what ended their relationship for good, Scheana stated it was that actual podcast.
“Up till [Raquel’s podcast appearance] , I nonetheless haven’t blocked her or something like that. I had been ready to listen to from her as a result of I felt like it could have been a a lot completely different dialog now after her getting out of this [mental health] facility,” she shared.
Scheana even stated she “would have heard [Raquel] out” if she had spoken in a different way.
“But now that podcast was the nail within the coffin,” she acknowledged.
In one other second from the Scheananigans episode, Scheana addressed Raquel’s feedback about her and Sandoval’s sordid affair saving Pump Rules.
On Bethenny’s podcast, Raquel had informed the Real Housewives of New York City alum, 52, that the sequence’ govt producer, Alex Baskin, “went on file” and stated the present was going to be canceled if it wasn’t for “Scandoval.” However, as Scheana famous on her personal podcast, the affair “didn’t occur on the present.”
“This was not part of season 10,” she acknowledged. “It was a secret from season 10. It was one thing that they actually tried to cowl up with Schwartz. This was not a storyline, so when you wanna say this was a complete factor to try to save the present, who was gonna inform manufacturing that this was the plan? Because nobody knew.”
At that time, Scheana’s visitor, good friend Janet Caperna, who is predicted to be a part of the Pump Rules spinoff, confirmed it was truly Ariana Madix, 38, who introduced the information of the affair to producers.
Vanderpump Rules season 11 wrapped manufacturing on September 1 and is predicted to premiere on Bravo someday later this yr or early subsequent yr.