Kristen Doute Visits Ariana Madix Amid Tom Sandoval Split, Affair

Her No. 1 fan! Vanderpump Guidelines alum Kristen Doute visited Ariana Madix amid her cut up from their mutual ex-boyfriend, Tom Sandoval — and his affair with Raquel Leviss. 

“I stan Ariana. That is in real-time. I really like you a lot,” Doute, 40, stated by way of her Instagram Tales on Friday, March 3. The clip featured a teary-eyed Maddix, 37, who put her arms across the former SUR waitress and earlier than giving her a peck on the lips. 

“I really like you,” Madix replied. “I really like you greater than something. You’re my woman,” Doute stated again earlier than ending the video. 

The Michigan native stopped in to test on the previous bartender after Us Weekly confirmed earlier on Friday that she and Sandoval, 39, had known as it quits after 9 years collectively. Madix pulled the plug on her romance with the TomTom cofounder after discovering he cheated with Leviss, 28.

“They had been having issues for some time,” a supply instructed Us of the Fancy AF Cocktails authors, including that issues “solely got here to a breaking level” on Thursday, March 2, when she found his infidelity. 

Doute — who additionally dated Sandoval from 2007 to 2013 – confirmed that she was “Crew Ariana” by way of her Instagram Tales earlier on Friday. (The Florida native, for her half, deleted all of her social media accounts following her breakup from the Schwartz & Sandy’s co-owner.)

“I don’t know why I really feel like I must make this clear, however there’s so many individuals proper now questioning if that is making me completely satisfied,” she stated on the time. “And also you guys, Ariana and I’ve been actually good mates for a lot of, a few years now. So, I’m workforce Ariana — all day, day-after-day. That’s what’s up.”

Madix and the Tom Sandoval & the Most Extras frontman began relationship throughout season 2 of Vanderpump Guidelines following his cut up from Doute. The He’s Making You Loopy writer admitted to having an affair with their then-costar Jax Taylor, but additionally accused Sandoval of hooking up with the Paradise Metropolis actress earlier than they known as it quits for good.  

“Once we broke up, he began relationship another person instantly — or, , perhaps they had been already secretly relationship; they don’t ever must cop to it, however I can theorize about it in my very own ebook!! And now I really like them each,” Doute wrote in her 2020 ebook. “I made a option to let all the pieces go, as a result of whether or not or not I assumed these rumors about a bootleg rendezvous or two behind my again had been true or not, it didn’t matter anymore. A lady can’t really steal somebody’s boyfriend. He made a free-willed selection to go away me, and a free-willed option to be along with her. I wanted to allow them to be completely satisfied. … They wanted to search out their very own path to forgive me.”

Whereas followers continued to observe Madix and Sandoval’s romance play out on the Bravo sequence, Doute was let go after season 8.