Not able to make good. Raquel Leviss has had her ups and downs with Lala Kent on Vanderpump Guidelines — and he or she doesn’t assume they’re going to be besties any time quickly.
“Lala has simply handled me a sure manner over all of those years, and it’s arduous for me to let go of that,” Raquel, 28, completely advised Us Weekly on Wednesday, March 1. “Plus, all through this season, you’ll form of see some extra issues of the way in which that she handled me. I don’t have power for that anymore.”
The Bravo persona added: “If you happen to’re not gonna deal with me the way in which I need to be handled, you then’re not gonna be in my life.”
Season 10 of Vanderpump Guidelines solely kicked off final month, however the Give Them Lala writer, 32, and Raquel have already clashed. In the course of the February 22 episode, the Utah native warned the previous pageant queen to not hook up with Katie Maloney‘s ex-husband, Tom Schwartz, until she wished to depart “our bodies” on the ground.
Throughout a dinner with Lala and the “You’re Gonna Love Me” podcast host, 36, Raquel admitted that she preferred Tom, 40, however wasn’t involved in relationship him.
“I’m like, ‘Haha, no, no, by no means,’” the California native stated when requested how she responded to Scheana Shay suggesting that she and the TomTom co-owner strike up a romance. “After which I give it some thought extra. I do like Schwartz rather a lot. I don’t know, like, I wouldn’t ever date him significantly although.”
At that time, the “Give Them Lala” podcast host stepped in to warn off Raquel. “Maintain up, maintain up, maintain up. That is when I’ll step in and f–king defend my pal in any respect prices,” Lala stated. “If we would like our bodies laying in all places, it’s gonna be you hooking up with Schwartz. I get messy, however I wouldn’t even try this s–t.”
Raquel and Tom finally did hook up on the August 2022 wedding ceremony of Scheana, 37, and Brock Davies. “Scheana’s wedding ceremony, it was such a romantic environment,” Raquel advised Us of the now-infamous makeout session. “And Schwartz and I’ve this connection. It’s extra of a friendship now, however there undoubtedly is somewhat little bit of chemistry, somewhat little bit of flirtation — and the environment was so romantic that each one these issues form of simply led to that.”
Since then, nonetheless, she and the Schwartz & Sandy’s cofounder have saved issues strictly platonic. Nonetheless, the Sonoma State College graduate thinks Tom is a catch, including that she “undoubtedly thought of” pursuing a romantic relationship with him at one level.
“Simply because Tom Schwartz is so variety and thoughtful,” Raquel defined to Us. “And he all the time places himself in different folks’s footwear. And that’s one thing I like rather a lot about him.”
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With reporting by Christina Garibaldi