Jax Taylor Slams Tom Schwartz for ‘Protecting’ Tom Sandoval

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Providing some ideas. Jax Taylor weighed in on Tom Schwartz‘s latest look on Watch What Occurs Stay With Andy Cohen — and suggested him to cease “defending” his pal Tom Sandoval.

“I like Tom, however gosh, that was arduous for me to look at,” the Vanderpump Guidelines alum, 43, mentioned in the course of the Tuesday, April 11, episode of his and spouse Brittany Cartwright‘s “When Actuality Hits” podcast. “I knew he was going to get hit arduous with the questions, and he did.”

The previous SUR bartender credited Andy Cohen with accurately utilizing the time period “phrase salad” to explain a lot of Schwartz’s responses.

“He was throwing out all these huge phrases,” Taylor mentioned of the Schwartz & Sandy’s cofounder, 40. “I feel he was dodging it. I’m like, ‘Tom, why are you defending this man? He’s actually ruining your life. He’s placing you between a rock and a tough place.’”

The Michigan native was seemingly referring to Schwartz’s plea for Pump Guidelines viewers to provide Sandoval, additionally 40, a hug in the event that they see him in public. “He is aware of he’s a monster for what he did,” Schwartz mentioned throughout his April 5 look on the speak present. “Should you see him, perhaps give him a hug. Even when he doesn’t deserve it, give him a hug. He’s down dangerous.”

Taylor, nonetheless, wasn’t having it. “The world has already made its opinion on Tom,” the previous Bravo persona star mentioned on Tuesday. “There’s nothing you’re gonna say on this present that’s gonna change anyone’s thoughts. They’ve had their minds made up. Cease defending him. That you must get a bit little bit of a spine.”

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On a lighter observe, Taylor mentioned he thought Schwartz’s use of wrist weights to stop himself from touching his face was “hilarious.” The TomTom co-owner defined that he was sporting them as a result of he’d seen social media customers making enjoyable of him for the behavior.

In accordance with Taylor, Schwartz came visiting to his home the evening earlier than he flew to New York Metropolis for his WWHL taping. Taylor warned him to not speak together with his palms a lot, and Schwartz advised him that he’d already bought the weights on Amazon in an try and cease himself.

Schwartz finally took off the wrist weights, however he nonetheless spilled loads of tea about Sandoval’s affair with Raquel Leviss, claiming that he discovered about their “one-night stand” in August 2022. The Minnesota native additionally alleged that Sandoval advised him concerning the full-blown affair in January and mentioned he had a plan to interrupt up with Ariana Madix after the season 10 reunion filmed.

Earlier this week, nonetheless, Sandoval mentioned that solely a few of his enterprise associate’s claims had been correct. Throughout his bombshell Tuesday interview with Howie Mandel, the musician mentioned that Schwartz was telling the reality about studying in August 2022 that Sandoval and Leviss, 28, had attached earlier that month.

The Tom Sandoval & The Most Extras frontman went on to disclaim Schwartz’s description of the breakup plan, claiming that he truly broke up with Madix, 37, in February earlier than telling her concerning the affair with Leviss. (Us confirmed on March 3 that the Fancy AF Cocktails coauthors had known as it quits after Madix discovered about Sandoval’s infidelity.)

“Clearly, she was very upset. She freaking punched me and all this s–t,” Sandoval alleged. “A pair days later, I sit down and speak along with her once more, and he or she’s like, ‘I’m not letting you allow me. You’re gonna need to drive me out of this relationship.’ I used to be like, ‘Ariana, I don’t assume I might be trustworthy in a relationship with you proper now.’ I hadn’t advised her about Raquel but. She’s like, ‘Should you break up with me, you’ll successfully be ending my life.’”

As for the place he stands with Leviss, Sandoval mentioned that the duo are taking it sluggish amid all of the drama. “We’re actually good buddies,” he defined. “We’re not placing any label on it. We’re taking a break.” When Mandel, 67, requested in the event that they’re buddies with advantages, Sandoval replied, “Not proper now.”