Tom Sandoval shaded former flame Raquel Leviss after studying she blocked him on Instagram after he despatched her a birthday message as she turned 29 on Monday.
While selling the September 25 premiere of FOX’s Special Forces: World’s Toughest Test, Sandoval, 40, reacted to Raquel’s diss, provided his assist to ex-girlfriend Ariana Madix, 38, amid her function on Dancing with the Stars, and admitted that Vanderpump Rules season 11 was “very arduous.”
“I’m doing so much higher. I’ve gotten by means of the worst. I undoubtedly went by means of some very, very darkish instances,” Sandoval shared with Extra’s Melvin Robert after being requested how he’s doing months after his months-long affair with Raquel was uncovered.
After being confronted with a bevy of backlash for dishonest on Ariana, Sandoval traveled to New Zealand to movie Special Forces.
“I felt it will be a pleasant, wholesome distraction from all of the chaos and sh*t occurring in my life… I wished to get away. Leaving the nation sounded so interesting,” he admitted. “Being round different those that have gone by means of their very own hardships and having them inform their tales and what they’ve discovered. It’s very inspiring and it actually places issues in perspective.”
While Sandoval acknowledged that there are nonetheless loads of people who find themselves upset about his actions, he mentioned he “[understands] ” and admitted he “screwed up.”
“I’m simply attempting to do higher, be higher and take my life in the future at a time,” he defined.
Throughout manufacturing on the upcoming eleventh season, Sandoval struggled in his dynamics along with his castmates, who infamously berated each him and Raquel on the season 10 reunion.
“For me personally, it was a really arduous season. I felt very remoted,” Sandoval revealed. “I’m undoubtedly not used to being a lot on the outskirts and it was powerful It was powerful at instances. It was additionally actually powerful for fellow castmates. They’re caught between a rock and a tough place. If they like me and say hello to me they get lit up on social media.”
As he and Ariana proceed to dwell collectively at their $2 million mansion within the Valley Village neighborhood of Los Angeles, Sandoval mentioned he appears ahead to voting for his former companion on Dancing With the Stars.
“I will likely be voting for her,” he confirmed. “I feel she’s going to do very well. She’s obtained lots of precise skill with regards to dancing. She’s been desirous to be on the present for a very long time. I’m tremendous stoked for her.”
As for his ex-mistress, Sandoval defined why he took a photograph of Raquel to the Special Forces set regardless of being banned from doing so.
“During this complete scandal we didn’t have lots of people. We had one another. She was very a lot a supply of power. I felt like we each had been for one another,” he reasoned.
Then, after saying that he believes Raquel is “doing nice” in Arizona after spending two months in a psychological well being remedy facility, Sandoval recalled “[wishing] her a contented birthday” on Instagram earlier than getting blocked.
“I feel it’s just a little thirsty and immature personally. But she is who she is,” Sandoval acknowledged. “I nonetheless want one of the best for her. I hope she’s doing good and I hope she finds her happiness.”
Vanderpump Rules season 11 is anticipated to premiere on Bravo later this 12 months or in early 2024.
First seem at Tom Sandoval Slams Raquel Leviss as “Thirsty” for Blocking Him, Shares If He’ll Vote for Ariana on DWTS, and Why Season of Vanderpump Rules Was “Very Hard,” Plus He Talks New Show Special Forces