Vanderpump Guidelines stars Raquel Leviss and Tom Sandoval aren’t on talking phrases within the wake of their affair earlier this yr — they usually haven’t been for a while.
“Rachel and Tom haven’t spoken in practically three months,” a supply solely instructed Us Weekly on Thursday, September 14, noting that Raquel, 29, has had “zero contact” with Sandoval, 41, “since someday in June,” when she was nonetheless at a psychological well being remedy facility.
The insider added that whereas Raquel was in remedy, she “made the choice that it was healthiest to chop Tom out of her life utterly” and “ceased communications with him” regardless of “his makes an attempt of writing and calling.”
The duo’s months-long affair made headlines in March, prompting Sandoval and Ariana Madix to name it quits after 9 years of relationship. Whereas each Raquel and Sandoval mentioned they liked one another throughout half 3 of the Pump Guidelines season 10 reunion, which filmed in March and aired in June, their romance has since cooled.
Earlier this week, Sandoval shocked followers when he left a public touch upon Raquel’s Instagram video taken at a flower farm.
“Completely satisfied birthday Rachel, I actually hope ur discovering peace and happiness,” he wrote on Tuesday, September 12, utilizing Raquel’s authorized identify. “Miss u buddy.”
Raquel, nonetheless, didn’t appear to understand the birthday message. Later that day, she shared a screenshot of Sandoval’s account by way of her Instagram Story, exhibiting that the web page is now blocked. She added an “OK bye” sticker to the put up.
Within the wake of the blocking, the supply tells Us that Raquel is being extra conscious of who she surrounds herself with.
“Plainly [Sandoval] can’t hold her identify out of his mouth and let her transfer on in peace,” the insider mentioned. “She spent months on the facility doing nothing however taking accountability for her actions and studying what drove her selections along with giving a number of apologies. A big a part of her psychological well being journey is abandoning poisonous individuals, particularly these with questionable intentions in the direction of her.”
Sandoval, nonetheless, defended his birthday message whereas talking with Selection on the season 2 premiere of Particular Forces: World’s Hardest Check in Los Angeles on Wednesday, September 13.
“I simply wished her a contented birthday. I didn’t suppose she had lots of people attain out to her, so I wished to. I imply, if she’s engaged on herself, I feel it’s a little bit immature — it’s a little bit thirsty — to put up that,” the TomTom cofounder instructed the outlet.
Sandoval added that when he discovered that Raquel had blocked him, he thought, “‘OK, no matter. Possibly her mother and father have been going to dock her allowance this week or one thing.’”
Sandoval additionally claimed whereas chatting with Further on the Particular Forces premiere that Raquel was “in Arizona” for her birthday on September 12, which the supply instructed Us isn’t true.
“Rachel was not really in Arizona like Sandoval claimed, additional supporting that they haven’t spoken and he has no thought about something she does or the place she is,” the insider mentioned. “Rachel is at the moment on a cross-country highway journey visiting buddies for the final two weeks and remains to be persevering with. She celebrated her birthday within the Pacific Northwest and went mountaineering [and] biking.”
Raquel is in her “therapeutic period,” per her Instagram bio, and determined to not return for season 11 of Pump Guidelines, which Sandoval and the remainder of the solid have already begun filming.