Ariana Madix is able to “totally” inform her facet of Scandoval — and get slightly tipsy — with the discharge of her new ebook, Single AF Cocktails.
“Bartending will all the time be my factor and my new ebook, SINGLE AF COCKTAILS, is my breakup album,” Madix, 38, teased by way of Instagram on Friday, August 18, whereas saying the cocktail bible. “The story of our relationship and the betrayal that ended all of it, informed by means of drinks.”
Madix famous that “these previous few months have been a whirlwind” after information broke in March that Tom Sandoval was having a months-long affair with their Vanderpump Guidelines costar Raquel Leviss. Us Weekly confirmed on the time that Madix and Sandoval — who launched their joint cookbook, Fancy AF Cocktails, 4 years earlier than the scandal — break up after 9 years collectively within the wake of Sandoval, 41, and Leviss’ affair.
“Although I’m in a greater place now, having my private devastation unfold so publicly was painful,” Madix wrote on Friday. “Via all of the rumors and loopy headlines, everybody had their very own sizzling tackle what occurred and I’ll eternally be grateful for many who proceed to assist me by means of all of it. However now could be the time that I’m totally telling my facet of the story.”
Madix revealed that her new ebook, which is on sale December 5, will use every cocktail recipe to inform “a part of the story of what occurred” in her “personal phrases.” Readers will comply with Madix and Sandoval’s ups and downs by means of “relationship-inspired sections,” such because the Honeymoon Part and Betrayal.
“Single AF Cocktails affords a spread of boozy concoctions for no matter your temper, from whenever you really feel like burning all of it all the way down to when it’s time to rally your ride-or-die squad,” in line with a press launch. “You’ll discover recipes like Rumors, with darkish crème de cassis that floats on prime of the drink earlier than bleeding into the spirits under, the best way lies could discover their means into your relationship, or We Experience at Daybreak, a giant, daring mezcal margarita that’s equal elements energy and therapeutic.”
Moreover, Single AF Cocktails is a means for Madix to reclaim her “energy” and channel “her ache into a convincing assertion of power and resilience,” per the discharge. (Madix moved on with Daniel Wai in April after getting cozy with the coach at Coachella.)
Madix identified on Friday that she wrote the cocktail information to not solely doc the drama from her perspective, however to additionally “thank” her pals, household and followers for his or her assist.
“I needed to share my facet of it to assist anybody who has additionally gone by means of this heartbreak. You may have all given me hope in my darkest instances and my want is that if any of you relate to this story in any respect, you’ll really feel much less alone,” she concluded. “And one of the best factor is that the drinks are pretty much as good because the tales — you’ll love making them to your favourite individuals too.”
Along with stirring up drinks impressed by Madix’s journey, followers will see the continuation of the Scandoval fallout on season 11 of Pump Guidelines, which is at the moment filming. Whereas each Madix and Sandoval have signed on for one more season, Leviss, 28, is not going to be coming again.
“I requested for equal pay with Tom and Ariana and for them to reimburse me for my therapy bills,” Leviss alleged throughout her three-part look on iHeartRadio’s “ReWives” podcast, which aired this week. “They refused to pay me equally.”
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Bravo has not commented on Leviss’ wage claims, however Lisa Vanderpump informed TMZ on Thursday, August 17, that she believed the previous actuality star made $361,000 for season 10.