The ~scandoval~ continues! Tom Sandoval made headlines for his affair with Raquel Leviss amid his longtime romance with Ariana Madix, but where do the Vanderpump Rules stars stand now?

The Tom Tom coowner was spotted leaving a cocktail lounge in Los Angeles with musician Tii in August 5 after Raquel confirmed that the pair are “taking a break for now” following their whirlwind romance.

“It started off as a friendship and turned into something more,” she told TMZ on March 22. “We’re just trying to get through these next steps and make amends and hear everybody out. I know a lot of people are angry. So just getting through these next few steps and not putting a label on anything.”

Tom, for his part, agreed in a separate interview on the “Howie Mandel Does Stuff” podcast on April 12.

“We’re not putting any label on it. We’re also just kind of taking a break,” he said, noting that they’re “really good friends” for now.

Life & Style confirmed on March 3 that Tom, 39, and Ariana, 37, had broken up after nine years together when she learned that he had been hooking up with Raquel. While TMZ was first to report the news, a source confirmed to Life & Style that “the rumor is true,” adding, “They, in fact, broke up due to Tom cheating on her with Raquel.”

Are Tom Sandoval and Raquel Leviss Dating After Ariana Madix Scandal?

Raquel, 28, revealed where she stands with Tom amid the drama in a statement via Instagram on March 9.

“Besides the indefensible circumstances surrounding our relationship, my feelings for Tom have always been sincere and born out of a loving friendship,” the former beauty queen wrote. “Knowing how many people we hurt, I need to understand my choices and learn to make better ones. I need to take care of my health, work on self-growth and take time to be OK with being alone. I care for Tom and I don’t want to label anything or predict what lies ahead. Right now, I need to heal.”

Bravo boss Andy Cohen said he believed that Tom and Raquel might just be in a full-blown relationship.

“It is my understanding that they are still [seeing each other],” the Watch What Happens Live host, 54, revealed during SiriusXM’s “Radio Andy” on March 6. “But I can’t say that as fact — that’s what I’ve gathered from my intelligence.”

Scandoval! Pump Rules' Raquel Leviss, Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix Cheating Scandal Timeline
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Previously, a source told Page Six that they have been “communicating inappropriately for months” and “want to be together” following the musician’s split from Ariana.

Bravo producer Andy, for his part, speculated on “Radio Andy” that the illicit affair “was going on during BravoCon,” referring to the annual NYC convention that took place in October 2022. “This is reverberating, OK,” he added.

Raquel was spotted for the first time after news of their affair broke on March 8, looking “somber” in all-black and baggy clothing, a baseball cap and nervously smoking her vape pen, per photos obtained by Page Six.

The duo continued to prove that they’re sticking together when they were spotted out to dinner following the Vanderpump Rules season 10 reunion taping on March 23, according to TMZ.

Tom and Raquel didn’t participate in any PDA during the meal at The Musso & Frank Grill in Hollywood, according to the outlet. However, they were sitting close and appeared to be deep in conversation.

The TomTom club owner’s rep set the record straight where things with Raquel stand, telling Life & Style on March 30,”They are friends,” adding, “They are not putting a label on things,” when it comes to a relationship.

Days later, Tom Schwartz weighed in on the drama, while appearing on an April 5 episode of Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen, recalling a moment from this past January when Tom revealed he was “in love with Raquel.” 

In May 2023, however, multiple outlets reported that the pair had called it quits ahead of the season 10 finale, with a source telling Page Six, “Raquel dipped out.”

“Sandoval is not the one for her,” the insider added.

According to The Messenger – who was first to report the news of their split – Tom has put “relationships with everyone … on the back burner.”

“He’s about to turn 40 and trying his best to move away from all of this, but he’s struggling at times,” a source told the outlet. “Like anyone trying to better themselves, it’s one day at a time.”

However, during a May 17 appearance on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen, Ariana made her feelings about Tom and Raquel’s reported split clear.

“I don’t buy that at all,” she told Andy. “She was sending letters to my house like four days ago,” she added, claiming that she saw the letters addressed to the TomTom founder in Raquel’s handwriting.

While Tom and Raquel may not be in a romantic relationship, he was seen talking on the phone with the Sonoma State University alumna on May 28 while on a plane to Pittsburgh, as seen in photos obtained by TMZ.

Fans couldn’t help but wonder whether Tom and Raquel decided to keep a relationship low-key after viewers heard both of them admit during the season 10 reunion finale they were “in love” when they hooked up.

How Long Were Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix Together?

Tom and Ariana revealed their relationship during the Vanderpump Rules season 2 reunion, which aired in 2014. Fans watched their relationship unfold for nine years on and off camera until news of Tom cheating with Raquel broke. Ariana, for her part, hasn’t spoken publicly about the affair and deleted her Instagram account.

However, former VPR star Kristen Doute, who dated Tom from 2007 to 2013, offered fans an update on Ariana via social media on March 3.

“I stan Ariana. This is in real time,” Kristen said in the video, hugging the former SUR bartender. “I love you so much. I love you more than anything in the whole wide world, and I’ll kill people for you.”

Tom has issued a statement, asking fans to leave his “friends and famous out of this situation.” He added, in part, “This was a very personal thing,” revealing his plans to take “a step back” and “a hiatus” amid the drama.

He later released another apology directed at Ariana, calling himself “selfish” and admitting he feels “really horrible” about the situation.

“I am beyond sad that it ended the way it did. The choices I made hurt so many people,” he wrote, in part, via Instagram on March 8. “I acted in a way that clashes with who and how I want to be. I will continue to reflect and work on myself. I have work to do. I always have and always will.”