See "Scumbag" Tom Sandoval Willingly Get Annihilated By His Haters and Celebrity Critics

In a promo for his new podcast, Vanderpump Rules' Tom Sandoval confronts his cheater reputation and laughs off the haters following his controversial affair with costar Rachel "Raquel" Leviss.

By Brett Malec Sep 27, 2023 6:21 PMTags
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Tom Sandoval is proving he can SUR-vive all the hate he's received since his cheating scandal with Rachel "Raquel" Leviss.

In fact, the controversial Vanderpump Rules star revealed his newest venture, the interestingly titled podcast Everybody Loves Tom, by acknowledging the vitriol he's faced since his breakup from partner of nine years Ariana Madix earlier this year.

The podcast promo kicks off with a producer asking Sandoval to come up with a name for his new project based on audience feedback. "We have been working with a focus group and we asked people to describe you," he explains, "and these are the words that they were using the most."

When the reality star replies, "Great. Hit me with it," the producer hesitates before reading some choice words off a list: "Scum devil, Sando-vile, narcissist, Sand-awful, scumbag, cheater, liar, scumbag."

He continues listing profanity-laden adjectives and, after getting bleeped through most of them, ends with, "Worm with a mustache," a nod to costar James Kennedy's infamous rant during VPR's explosive season 10 reunion in June.

Vanderpump Rules Season 10 Reunion Bombshells

All the negativity inspires Sandoval to settle on an eyebrow-raising title. "I got it," the TomTom co-owner announces. "Everybody Loves Tom. Yeah, it's perfect."

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But the 40-year-old didn't stop there in reliving the hate thrown his way earlier this year. A second promo features some of Bravos' most famous fans weighing on Scandoval—and its central villain.

This includes the message Jennifer Lawrence revealed she wished she could tell him to his face on Watch What Happens Live earlier this year.. "You have bad skin," the Oscar winner said, "and there's no amount of spray tan that could ever change the texture of it."

Meanwhile, Amy Schumer was quoted saying during an interview, "I have always been annoyed by Tom Sandoval. He not only ruined white nail polish, he ruined the mustache."

Poking fun at all the attention he's received since the cheating scandal, Sandoval rolls his eyes and says sarcastically, "You guys!"

According to a Sept. 27 announcement, Everybody Loves Tom will welcome an "eclectic mix of celebrities, musicians, and friends for candid and entertaining conversations" with Sandoval each week. "From juicy behind-the-scenes VPR stories to discussions about music, fashion, cocktails, and so much more."

The first episode premieres Sept. 28. In the meantime, keep reading for every juicy detail you should know about VPR's upcoming season 11.

Season 11 Filming Begins

Filming for Vanderpump Rules season 11 began in late June just weeks after the explosive three-part season 10 finale finished airing. Ariana Madix was even spotted letting loose while shooting at her ex's restaurant TomTom.

"Dj James Kennedy is playin' a set at tomtom," TikTok user audpen wrote June 30 with a video of Madix dancing inside the West Hollywood eatery. "Ariana is as gorgeous as ever living her best life, and the whole crowd chants for her. The world is good." 

Something About Ariana Madix & Katie Maloney's New Business

Season 11 will surely highlight the opening of Madix and Katie Maloney's new West Hollywood sandwich shop Something About Her, which is supposed to open this summer amid filming. The BFFs have shared plenty of sneak peeks inside their latest business venture on social media.

Tom Sandoval & Ariana Madix Reunite

Four months after filming their shocking season 10 reunion showdown, the exes were spotted filming together on July 11 at SUR's weekly See You Next Tuesday event with several of their costars. 

Bravo fans will have to wait and see as to whether Madix and Sandoval actually interacted during the outing.

Raquel Leviss Not Returning

After checking out of a mental health facility in Wickenburg, Arizona in July, Rachel "Raquel" Leviss confirmed in August she is not returning for season 11. In fact, she stated that she won't be coming back to reality TV at all. 

"Oh, hell no," Raquel told Bethenny Frankel. "No because I refuse to not respect myself on that level where I would endure that emotional abuse any longer."

The Cast Trip to Lake Tahoe

On July 18, Scheana Shay and husband Brock Davies, James Kennedy and girlfriend Ally Lewber, Tom Schwartz, Sandoval and Lala Kent jetted off to Lake Tahoe for a summer getaway, marking the cast's first post-Scandoval vacation.

Shay and Kent shared Instagram Stories from their luxury lakeside rental. As for where they stand with Sandoval…

Scheana Shay Has Not Forgiven Tom

Although Shay and Sandoval were photographed posing with a fan alongside their costars in Tahoe, the "Good as Gold" singer clarified she has not totally forgiven the TomTom co-owner for his affair.

Retweeting a video of Sandoval from her Instagram, Shay wrote July 19, "Who said all is forgiven?? We are all here for Lisa."

She added in response to another social media user questioning if they were friends again, "I'm posing in a photo for a fan. I take photos w strangers on the daily and have my arm bent up behind ppl. End of story. Should I look miserable in a group fan photo I got thrown in walking to our car?"

Lisa Vanderpump's New Tahoe Club to Be Featured

While in town, the cast checked out Vanderpump's new club Wolf at Harrah's, meaning fans will definitely get a look at the restauranteur's new Tahoe business venture next season.

In videos shared to social media, Shay, Davies, Kent, Sandoval, Schwartz, Kennedy and Lewber even helped knock down walls inside the venue during renovations.

James Kennedy Reunites With His & Raquel Leviss' Dog

Several weeks after Leviss finished her stay at a treatment facility, Kennedy announced their dog Graham, who they rescued in 2018 while still dating, was back in his custody.

"Look who made his way back home, back into my life," the DJ wrote in a July 19 Instagram along with two adorable photos. "I'll take care of you forever and I love you."

Ariana Madix's Dancing Debut

As it was announced in early July that Madix is officially joining season 32 of Dancing With the Stars, we can only hope we'll get a behind-the-scenes look at her ballroom prep.

Ariana Madix Makes Her Love Island USA Debut

While the cast was filming their Tahoe trip, Madix flew to Fiji to make a special appearance on her favorite show Love Island USA.

Sandwich Celebrations

On Aug. 6, the whole cast (minus Sandoval) was pictured enjoying a tasting at Something About Her ahead of the shop's opening.

Ariana Madix & Tom Sandoval Pictured Together All Smiles

While they made sure to keep their distance from one another, Madix and Sandoval were photographed together for the first time since the explosive season 10 reunion.

The exes reunited for an Aug. 8 water tasting with the rest of their season 11 castmates.

Tom Schwart'z New Look

Schwartz debuted bleach-blond hair in August.

San Francisco Cast Trip

Season 11 culminates with a group vacation in San Francisco. Madix, Sandoval, Schwartz, Maloney, Kent, Shay, Kennedy and Lewber were all in attendance according to their Instagram Stories touring the Golden Gate bridge and other landmarks.

Daniel Wai's Debut

Madix's man joined the cast on their season 11 trip to San Francisco and it seems he's set to make his debut on the show.

Coordinating Couple

Madix and Wait coordinated for a night out in SF.

That's a Wrap

On Aug. 3, Kennedy announced "that's a wrap" on season 11 with a cute pic with Lewber in San Francisco.

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