Tom Sandoval Brought Raquel Pics to ‘Special Forces,’ Nick Viall Says

Tom Sandoval allegedly introduced contraband pictures of Raquel Leviss to Particular Forces following their affair scandal — in line with costar Nick Viall.

“He snuck in photos of him and Rachel,” Nick, 42, claimed through the Thursday, August 3, episode of his “Viall Information” podcast, utilizing Leviss’ delivery identify. “And he confirmed them to the forged, for what’s that price.”

Nick famous that Particular Forces rivals will not be allowed to carry sure objects through the coaching course of. “I’d have beloved to sneak in an image of [my fiancée] Natalie [Joy] and I. I suppose I may have tried however I simply didn’t,” the previous Bachelor mentioned. “He went out of his approach to usher in, like, endearing pictures of him and Raquel/Rachel and present them round.”

Nick added: “[Sandoval] got here throughout as a man who cared about her, and I’m simply saying that objectively. Actually, the conversations with the forged had been kinda, like, ‘Nicely, f—okay, you would possibly as effectively go for it.’ There appeared to be some actual reluctance about [whether] the general public would permit them to be collectively, however he got here throughout — to me — as somebody who had emotions and cared about Rachel.”

Sandoval, 41, and Raquel, 28, started their affair in August 2022 whereas he was nonetheless relationship Ariana Madix. After seven months of sneaking round, Ariana, 38, discovered the reality in March and ended her nine-year relationship with Sandoval. The aftermath of the scandal was filmed for a bombshell season finale of Vanderpump Guidelines, which aired in Might.

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For the reason that affair scandal broke, each Sandoval and Raquel — who’ve since paused their romance — have been on the outs with their Vanderpump Guidelines costars, who’re at the moment filming season 11. (Raquel has not confirmed whether or not she’s going to return for the brand new Bravo episodes, which started manufacturing earlier than she exited a psychological well being facility.)

Along with filming Vanderpump Guidelines season 11, Sandoval signed on to seem on season 2 of Fox’s Particular Forces: World’s Hardest Take a look at alongside stars similar to Nick, Tyler Cameron, Bode Miller, Blac Chyna and JoJo Siwa.

“I wanna get punished,” the TomTom cofounder quipped in a teaser launched on Monday, July 31. Within the clip,  he received a bloody nostril throughout one train.

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Whereas Sandoval was seemingly gung-ho to take part, per the trailer, Nick revealed on Thursday that his costar appeared “very nervous” upon their arrival.

“I believe there was a little bit little bit of buzz [surrounding him]. Some folks knew him, some folks knew about him,” Nick recalled on his podcast. “I’ve a lot to say [and] I don’t know the way a lot I can provide away. Tom is an fascinating man, I’ll say that a lot. A singular particular person.”

Tom Sandoval Snuck In Photos of Raquel Leviss to Special Forces According to Costar Nick Viall

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Nick additional teased that he “spent a variety of time” with Sandoval throughout filming. “There was one time I used to be in a Jeep [with] simply Tom and I, and we’re continuously mic’d and there’s cameras in all places,” he mentioned. “And I had the podcast episode I wished to have with Tom on this in a Jeep. [The show] wasn’t about sticking to your grudges, it was about teamwork and dealing collectively and overlooking no matter judgment you had about somebody. You had been compelled to get alongside.”

Particular Forces: World’s Hardest Take a look at premieres Monday, September 25 on Fox.