Katie Maloney Believes Tom Schwartz Was 'Duped' by Tom Sandoval and Raquel Leviss
Vanderpump Rules star Katie Maloney thinks the wool was pulled over her ex-husband Tom Schwartz’s eyes, by Tom Sandoval and Raquel Leviss. Earlier this month,Sandoval and Ariana Madix announced the end of their relationship after a months-long affair between Schwartz’s best friend and business partner, Sandoval, and co-star, Leviss, was revealed.Wednesday, Maloney was on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live, when host Andy Cohen asks her, “Do you think Schwartz was a pawn in all of this?”“I do. Yeah, part of me believes he was duped, by both of them,” responds Maloney. Cohen then asks Maloney how she’d respond if she found out Schwartz did choose to protect Sandoval and willingly took on the backlash.“I would light him on fire,” Maloney says. Maloney goes on to tell Cohen that she wasn’t shocked Sandoval and Leviss were secretly having an affair and looking back now, there were many red flags. Additionally, Maloney gives an update on Ariana saying she is, “In a really good head space and taking care of herself.”Thursday, Ariana, who deactivated her Instagram after the allegations broke, returned to the platform to share her side of the story and thank the friends and Vanderpump Rules castmates who have been by her side and supporting in the aftermath.Posting a photo of herself in a hot pink and green dress from a recent trip to Mexico for her friend's wedding, Ariana started off the message writing, «Hi.