Days after the three-part interview went stay, the Vanderpump Rules star, 38, appeared on Scheana Shay‘s podcast, the place she reacted to quite a lot of claims made by Raquel, 28, together with her allegations of their supposedly fake friendship, her feedback in regards to the reported “abuse” she sustained on the reunion, and extra.
“I want her the very best in Arizona. I believe that she’s about to be 30 or one thing and she will go stay an extended, glad life. I simply assume that staying away from all that is most likely the very best transfer,” Ariana informed Scheana, 38, on the August 25 episode of Scheananigans of Raquel’s resolution to relocate from Los Angeles to Arizona and quit Pump Rules.
In March, after Ariana caught Raquel and then-boyfriend, Tom Sandoval, 40, in an affair by coming throughout an NSFW video of Raquel on Sandoval’s cellphone, she and her castmates have been met with letters of stop and desist from Raquel, who reportedly feared the video can be shared.
Instantly, Ariana’s lawyer responded to the letter by assuring her it wouldn’t occur.
“My lawyer made all of that very clear. When she despatched a stop and desist to the solid as a precaution, [which I] undoubtedly assume [is] an incredible concept [and] the suitable factor to do… My lawyer responded to mentioned precaution with very thorough, very clear info that proved and confirmed it was like, ‘Completely not. Right here you go. Right here’s proof,’” she revealed.
And along with applauding Raquel for taking the precaution, she felt a dialog with Sandoval must also happen.
“That may be a large challenge and that’s one thing that she ought to deal with with him immediately,” she mentioned of Raquel’s declare that the clip was recorded without her consent.
After then noting that “it does” appear to be Raquel continues to be defending Tom in methods, Ariana confirmed she has by no means “proven or despatched that video” to anybody.
“I don’t have it. I didn’t maintain onto it for any motive. That video was gone, gone, gone, gone, gone earlier than I ever even referred to as her on the cellphone,” she said. “I noticed possibly about 5 seconds of that. I wasn’t sitting there like, popping popcorn for film night time… I do know that she mentioned that individuals learn about what’s in it. It’s quite simple. I’m not going to get into the small print however there’s not plenty of particulars. It’s simple.”
In latest weeks, Ariana has been seen with Sandoval on quite a lot of events, main many to consider that the 2 of them have filmed collectively for the upcoming 11th season of Pump Guidelines. Nevertheless, as Ariana clarified, the 2 of them don’t really movie collectively.
“There’s been some confusion as a result of there’s been some all-cast issues which have occurred the place I’ve been in the identical neighborhood as him however to make it very clear, he and I don’t movie collectively,” she defined. “I’ve not forgiven him. We’re not cool. That has not modified in any respect.”
As for Raquel saying she and Sandoval didn’t have longevity and have been staying collectively for the sake of their model, Ariana famous that the truth that they have been together for nine years says in any other case.
“9 years, which is a few third of my life, nearly 1 / 4 of my life, that’s what we in the true world name longevity. If she was being informed different stuff about model, enterprise, [etc], she was being informed by the opposite get together within the relationship as a solution to justify or get away with what was occurring behind my again,” Ariana suspected. “If that’s the opinion, that’s an opinion held by one particular person within the relationship and that particular person is just not me. [I] by no means as soon as ever checked out my relationship as a enterprise or a model, that’s f*cking bizarre … [And] the one model and enterprise factor that we did collectively was the ebook and Alka-Seltzer.”
Ariana went on to say that Sandoval and Raquel merely “didn’t care” about her.
“They didn’t care about me in any respect. They didn’t care that Charlotte died. They didn’t care that my grandma died. They didn’t care about what this would possibly do to me,” she mentioned. “Each ‘I like you’ was a faux. Each time I assumed we have been all joking round having enjoyable, it was a faux. It was like an inside joke between the 2 of them. I used to be a joke… and so yeah, I’m gonna have some fairly harsh phrases for individuals who handled me like a literal piece of trash, that didn’t care what occurred to me in any respect and nonetheless to today haven’t been remorseful about it.”
Through the season 10 reunion, which was filmed simply three weeks after Sandoval and Raquel’s affair was exposed, Ariana and her co-stars, after all, lashed out at each events. And whereas some have instructed she was too laborious on Raquel, like Bethenny, Ariana denied any such factor.
“I consider my response to what was completed to me in that second was precisely what I’d assume any particular person would reply with in that second,” she posed. “Listening to Bethenny say one thing about, ‘If that was my youngster I’d’ve murdered somebody,’ based mostly on some phrases that have been mentioned in response to what I endured for seven months and had simply came upon about, properly, you already know, I’d prefer to say that I’ve a mom who feels fairly strongly about what was completed to me for seven months behind my again, and he or she definitely doesn’t assume that me responding to all that with some harsh and warranted phrases is the worst factor that may occur.”
“If I sat down and had a dialog together with her immediately, would I say the identical issues? Most likely not,” she continued, “however I used to be solely going to talk to her that one time and by no means once more. I didn’t have every other communication together with her and I’ll by no means have every other communication together with her.”
Relating to the suggestion that she and Raquel weren’t pals off-screen, Ariana felt the thought was put on the market to make the affair “not that large of a deal” as Scheana suspected Raquel was “making an attempt to alter the narrative that she slept together with her finest buddy’s man.”
“I’m unsure whose resolution it was to attempt to diminish the friendships and attempt to diminish what’s a really actual present… nevertheless it was a foul resolution and it was a really unfaithful assertion or sequence of statements to make… All that does is diminish what I went by and all this stuff that have been very and are very actual,” she shared, including that Raquel’s declare was “very hurtful.”
“That was a really apparent lie,” she went on. “That assertion could possibly be so simply refuted with photographic proof, the Saturday night time earlier than the Wednesday night time that I discovered this out was an instance of her and I hanging out off-camera at Avalon. If she feels in any other case, that sucks as a result of I used to be very a lot below the impression that we have been, like, actually good pals… If all of that was faux to her, that simply actually sucks for me as a result of it wasn’t faux to me.”
Trying again on Raquel’s interview, which she learn recaps of on-line, Ariana confessed, “It has impacted [my mental health].”
“A few of the issues that have been mentioned made me actually unhappy, made me indignant,” she defined. “I perceive that with Rachel, she’s nonetheless going together with issues that have been informed to her… I can perceive why she put plenty of weight onto what was informed to her, so a part of me is like, ‘Okay, I get why, regardless that you need to know higher at this level that these issues usually are not true, you’re selecting to consider him.’”
As for Bethenny, Ariana fired again on the RHONY alum for suggesting that as a result of she nonetheless lives with Sandoval, she should’ve forgiven him.
“Bethenny is who I really feel like ought to have identified higher, and who really I believe upset me extra within the issues that have been mentioned as a result of even I suppose as just lately as no matter podcast she did after the fact, she mentioned, ‘Ariana’s forgiven him.’ I’m like ‘Why are you talking for me? Initially, I don’t know you, and also you don’t know what the f*ck you’re speaking about, girl.’ So there have been plenty of issues mentioned by her that truly I believe made me extra indignant as a result of I really feel like she ought to know higher,” Ariana said.
Vanderpump Guidelines season 11 is anticipated to premiere on Bravo someday later this 12 months or in early 2024.