Reality Star Jax Taylor Alleges Tom Sandoval Cheated On Ariana Madix Multiple Times

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Jax Taylor
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Former Vanderpump Rules stars Brittany Cartwright and Jax Taylor recently appeared on Watch What Happens Live and discussed their former cast members, including Tom Sandoval's alleged infidelity towards Ariana Madix with Raquel Leviss.

Jax claimed that he knew Schwartz was aware of the situation and that Sandoval had cheated before. They also addressed the strain in their friendship with Stassi Schroeder, Beau Clark, and Katie Maloney.

Cartwright and Taylor Share Their Opinions 

Cartwright and Taylor, who were removed from Vanderpump Rules in 2020, recently shared their opinions on their former cast members, including the current member known as "Scandoval." 

Much To Say

Much To Say

Despite their departure from the show, they still had much to say about their former colleagues.

Relationship With Former Co-Stars

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Despite no longer being a part of the series, Cartwright and Taylor maintain their relationships with their former coworkers and friends. 

Daily Communication

Daily Communication
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The show was originally centered around this group dynamic, and Jax revealed that he still communicates with Tom Schwartz daily.

Schwartz Aware Of Infidelity 

During a recent episode of Watch What Happens Live on Wednesday, Jax Taylor confidently claimed that he was aware that Tom Schwartz knew about Tom Sandoval's infidelity towards Ariana Madix with Raquel Leviss.

Schwartz Told Jax About The Infidelity


Jax mentioned that Schwartz had informed him about it. However, he wasn't certain how long Schwartz had been aware of the situation.

Sandoval and Schwartz’s Relationship 

Tom Schwartz
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Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwartz share a close friendship and professional partnership.

Sandoval’s Initial Apology 

Tom Sandoval
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In Sandoval's initial apology, which mainly addressed the potential business consequences of the affair being exposed, he stated that Schwartz had only recently become aware of the situation.  However, no specific timeline was provided regarding how long Schwartz remained unaware of the infidelity.

Schwartz Encouraged Sandoval To Come Clean

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According to Jax, Schwartz had attempted to encourage Sandoval to confess to the affair, but this never came to fruition. Instead, Ariana Madix eventually discovered the truth on her own.

Jax Wasn’t Shocked At The Scandal

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During his Watch What Happens Live appearance, Jax Taylor insinuated that he wasn't shocked to learn about Tom Sandoval's infidelity towards Ariana Madix with Raquel Leviss. 

Not The First Time Sandoval Cheated

Tom Sandoval
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Jax stated that this wasn't the first instance of Sandoval cheating, recalling a situation during the first week of his relationship with Ariana in Miami. "I was there the week they started dating when this happened," Jax told host Andy Cohen.

Connection To An Ongoing Rumor

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The reference made by Jax Taylor was in connection with an ongoing rumor that Tom Sandoval had potentially engaged in a hookup with a woman in Miami at the beginning of his relationship with Ariana Madix.

Jax Confirmed The Rumor

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Jax confirmed that the rumor was true, as he had been present then. "I was there. I was in the room next to them," Jax asserted.

Jax Stood Firm

Jax Taylor
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When questioned by Brittany Cartwright about his claim of multiple infidelities by Tom Sandoval, Jax Taylor stood firm, stating that it didn't matter whether it happened once or ten times - what mattered was that it had occurred. 

Infidelity Occurred In The Last Couple of Years

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Jax also revealed that the alleged infidelity had occurred "within the last couple of years," implying that it had transpired before anything began with Raquel Leviss.

Why Sandoval Was Drawn To Leviss

Tom Sandoval
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Jax Taylor reiterated his recent comments about why he believed Tom Sandoval might have been drawn to Raquel Leviss and away from Ariana Madix. According to Jax, Ariana is a strong, independent woman who cannot be easily manipulated or controlled.

Leviss In Contrast To Madix 

Raquel Leviss
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In contrast, Raquel is more codependent and susceptible to being influenced, making her a more pliable partner for Sandoval. Jax posited that this may have been a factor in Sandoval's decision to stray from Ariana and pursue a relationship with Raquel.

The Couple Discussed Their Strained Relationships With Cast Memebers 

On the Aftershow, Brittany Cartwright and Jax turned their attention to their current relationship with former Pump Rules cast members Katie Maloney, Stassi Schroeder, and Beau Clark. They discussed the strain in their friendship, exacerbated when Brittany and Jax could not attend Stassi and Beau's wedding.

Why The Couple Was Absent From The Wedding? 

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During the discussion, Jax and Brittany explained why they were absent from Beau and Stassi's wedding. However, Stassi was not satisfied with the way Jax handled the situation. She believed that Jax had reached out to Beau's best friend instead of communicating directly with them, which made her feel like they were talking negatively about the wedding behind her back.