Kristen Doute goes into element about how Tom Sandoval allegedly “gaslit” then-girlfriend Ariana Madix into believing his infidelity was her fault.
On Thursday’s episode of the “Viall Files” podcast, Doute defined what went down between the previous couple after Madix discovered about Sandoval’s months-long affair with co-star Raquel Leviss.
“He was simply gaslighting her. The was no real apology,” Doute, 40, stated concerning the pair’s intense confrontation — which was filmed for Season 10 of “Vanderpump Rules.”
“He was saying how she by no means helps him, she doesn’t validate him,” the previous actuality TV star continued. “He was blaming her.”
Doute, who dated Sandoval from 2007 to 2014, additionally claims Sandoval saved making excuses even after he and Madix went their separate methods.
“Of course it made her mad, however then after I filmed along with her, she’s like, crying and holding up her cellphone going, ‘So, he’s saying our relationship is that of comfort and contentment,’ or one thing. Not love and romance.”
She continued, “And she’s instantly simply flooding tears, her cellphone going, ‘So, all of those reminiscences, all of those fantastic journeys we took, all of those movies I’ve, all these kissing pictures, this was all bulls—t?’”
However, Doute apparently wasn’t shocked by her ex’s conduct, saying “That’s Tom to a T.”
Not solely that, however the former actuality TV star additionally wasn’t shocked Sandoval went after Leviss, who she referred to as “dumb” with “no persona.”
“Ariana has a spine,” Doute defined. “Raquel doesn’t. Raquel validates every thing that Tom must be validated.”
She added that Leviss, 28, makes Sandoval, 40, really feel “cool” and “proficient.”
Reps for Sandoval and Madix didn’t instantly return Page Six’s request for remark.
While Doute has been very outspoken on the matter, Madix broke her silence Wednesday night time practically two weeks after discovering X-rated messages from Leviss on Sandoval’s mobile phone.
The 37-year-old began the prolonged Instagram put up by thanking her buddies and followers for the “outpouring of affection assist” throughout her “darkest hours.”
“To say i’ve been devastated and damaged is an understatement. nevertheless, i do know that i’m not on this alone,” Madix, who dated Sandoval for nearly a decade, wrote.
“So a lot of my closest buddies are additionally grieving this loss proper now and reeling from this betrayal on so many ranges.”
“I’m so f–king fortunate to have one of the best assist system on the planet and that i hope i can repay each single individual for the love you’ve proven me,” she went on, including, “What doesn’t kill me higher run.”
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Meanwhile, Sandoval and Leviss have each apologized to Madix on social media, but Doute claims the 2 ladies haven’t spoken since their preliminary confrontation.
As of now, Leviss and Madix are set to return face-to-face for the primary time whereas filming the “VPR” reunion on March 23.
“Vanderpump Rules” airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.
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