March 3, 2023 | 10:16 p.m.
Ariana Madix discovered Tom Sandoval was cheating on her after finding a sexually explicit video sent by Raquel Leviss to her phone, Page Six can confirm.
Moments after Madix watched her beau’s band Tom Sandoval & The Most Extras perform on Wednesday night, she learned of their “months-long” affair when a selfie video popped up on her phone, People reported. Friday.
According to the outlet, the ‘Vanderpump Rules’ star then scrolled through the text thread where she read their history of inappropriate messages. Immediately afterwards, she and Sandoval left the room.
A source previously told Us that Madix was “heartbroken” over the case as she had “no idea there were any issues”.
“Ariana was blindsided by cheating,” the source tells Us, adding that they’ve been “affectionate in public recently.”
In fact, Sandoval had gushed about her relationship with Madix moments before she found the texts, telling Page Six, “We definitely have our ups and downs, but I think we’ve respected each other really well. “
Sandoval even added that he and Madix both supported each other “reasonably…within reason,” noting, “I think it just worked out, you know?”
Meanwhile, Madix also feels “betrayed” by Leviss after the former “was there for her” when she called off her engagement to co-star James Kennedy.
The 37-year-old has since kicked Sandoval out of their Los Angeles home as he was pictured packing his suitcases into a friend’s car and driving off.
On Friday, Bravo fans were shocked when news broke that one of the show’s strongest couples called it quits Leviss, 28.
An insider told us then that Leviss and Sandoval, 39, had been “communicating inappropriately for months,” even before the former beauty queen shared a kiss with her best friend Tom Schwartz in August. 2022.
Their affair reportedly “started last summer” with Leviss sleeping “above Tom and Ariana’s house when Ariana was out of town.”
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After their relationship ended, other “VPR” co-stars took to social media to express their support for Madix.
Lala Kent and Leviss’ ex-fiancée James Kennedy called on fans to boycott Sandoval’s show tonight while Sandoval’s ex Kristen Doute declared herself ‘Team Ariana’.
“Karma does indeed happen, so Raquel should just go home,” Doute added.
Even Jax Taylor, who was known as the villain of the show, slammed his nemesis Sandoval saying, “I called a lot of things on this show that people never believed…everything I say always ends up to be true… #pumprules. ”
Neither Sandoval nor Leviss have addressed their case. Maxid has since deleted all of its social networks.