Lisa Vanderpump was as shocked by the “Vanderpump Guidelines” dishonest scandal as everybody else.
Throughout an look Wednesday on “Watch What Occurs Dwell with Andy Cohen,” Vanderpump mentioned she was blindsided by information that solid members Tom Sandoval and Raquel Leviss had carried on a affair behind the again of Sandoval’s now ex-girlfriend, Ariana Madix.
“Gobsmacked, flabbergasted,” Vanderpump mentioned when Cohen requested her response to the revelation. “I imply actually no phrases. I didn’t see it coming, no one noticed it coming.”
The controversy has been the discuss of viewers of the present that bears her identify. Vanderpump mentioned she has seen Madix and filmed along with her because the information broke. “Clearly, it’s an integral a part of the story now,” she mentioned.
“I might say the phrase I might use is ‘devastated,” Vanderpump mentioned in expressing how Madix is doing. “Quite a lot of tears. Ariana was all the time that journey or die girlfriend… it looks as if Raquel was the ‘journey’ girlfriend [Ariana] was the ‘die’ girlfriend.”
The scandal has rocked the viewers contemplating Leviss and Madix had been portrayed as shut pals on the present, and Sandoval and Madix had been a long-time couple.
Each Leviss and Sandoval have issued public apologies to Madix through social media.
Late Wednesday, Leviss additionally shared an announcement on her verified Instagram account concerning the present standing of her relationship with Sandoval, writing, “In addition to the indefensible circumstances surrounding our relationship, my emotions for Tom have all the time been honest and born out of a loving friendship.”
“Figuring out how many individuals we damage, I would like to know my selections and study to make higher ones,” the assertion learn. I have to handle my well being, work on self progress and take time to be happy with being alone.”
“I take care of Tom and I don’t wish to label something or predict what lies forward,” she added. “Proper now I have to heal.”
All the drama is about to be featured on future episodes of the Bravo sequence.