Jax Taylor Says Tom Sandoval Has ‘A Few Screws Loose’

Jax Taylor nonetheless has questions on what went by way of Tom Sandoval‘s thoughts when he had an affair with Raquel Leviss — and he thinks there could also be extra to the story.

“I feel he’s going by way of one thing,” the previous Vanderpump Guidelines star, 44, solely advised Us Weekly on Tuesday, July 11, whereas selling his partnership with Xyon Well being. “I don’t need to say midlife disaster, however he’s undoubtedly going by way of one thing. I feel he’s had slightly little bit of a diva mentality on the present, the place he type of thinks nothing may contact him, and I feel he type of bit off slightly greater than he can chew.”

Jax went on to say that he and the remainder of the Pump Guidelines solid are “all on the identical web page” about the place they stand with Sandoval, 41, after his break up from Ariana Madix. “His tone-deafness and self-unawareness and selfishness is simply on one other degree,” Jax advised Us. “I feel one thing’s happening upstairs. I feel he’s acquired a couple of screws free, personally.”

Us confirmed on March 3 that Sandoval and Ariana, 38, known as it quits after Sandoval was caught having an affair with Raquel, 28. Filming had already wrapped on season 10 of Pump Guidelines, however cameras went again up in March to seize the aftermath of the scandal.

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Whereas Jax and spouse Brittany Cartwright exited the present after season 8, they shared their ideas on the scandal in a number of episodes of Watch With Brittany Cartwright & Jax Taylor on Peacock. Throughout a March look on Watch What Occurs Reside With Andy Cohen, Jax additionally mentioned he “known as it from day one” that Sandoval would cheat on Ariana.

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Jax declined to inform Us whether or not he and Brittany, 34, will return to Pump Guidelines (there are additionally studies a couple of potential spinoff), however he famous he would play issues “slightly totally different[ly]” if he ever comes again. “There’s issues about it that I miss and there’s issues about it that I don’t miss,” he defined. “I’ve realized so much. Clearly, now being a father, I take a look at issues so much otherwise. I don’t actually sweat the small stuff. I decide and select my battles. I’m studying to let issues roll off my again.”

'Vanderpump Rules' Alum Jax Taylor Says Tom Sandoval Has 'A Few Screws Loose'

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Brittany and Jax turned mother and father in April 2021 once they welcomed son Cruz, now 2. Whereas Jax was often called a troublemaker on Pump Guidelines, fatherhood has helped calm him down — and impressed him to confess sure issues about his life are altering. That’s one motive he determined to companion with Xyon, which presents science-backed options for folks experiencing hair loss.

“I’m attending to the purpose in my life the place I’m beginning to get slightly skinny on prime,” Jax quipped, referring to his hairline. “Folks like to cover behind it, and it’s a kind of issues the place it occurs to all people. It’s simply essential to speak about it. The extra folks discuss it, the higher it’s for everyone, you already know?”

Jax lately began utilizing the model’s merchandise — which embrace a brand new shampoo and conditioner — and he’s already hopeful in regards to the future.

“Slowly however absolutely, that is gonna work for me,” he advised Us. “I used to be attempting to discover what choices I used to be gonna take, and that is undoubtedly the best choice for me proper now. … I’m 44, I’m married with a child. It occurs.”

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi