Ariana Madix Sleeps with Her Door ‘Locked’ in House She Shares with Ex Tom Sandoval: ‘I Sleep a Lot Simpler’

Ariana Madix is maintaining her awkward cohabitation preparations with ex Tom Sandoval beneath lock and key. 

Despite the fact that almost six months have handed for the reason that Vanderpump Guidelines star, 38, and Sandoval, 40, abruptly ended when Madix found his months-long affair with their good friend and costar Raquel Leviss, the exes are nonetheless residing within the Los Angeles space house they bought again 2019.

On Friday episode of the Scheananigans podcast, Madix gave her longtime good friend and costar Scheana Shay some perception on the stop-gap resolution she’s landed on whereas she and Sandoval disentangle the difficult funds and neighborhood property from their nine-year relationship.

Madix mirrored on the rising stress round her and her ex’s completely different existence, particularly in the course of the months she now is aware of Sandoval was in a secret relationship with Leviss, 28.

“I’ve to say, him staying out late on a regular basis was at all times one thing that basically made my anxiousness tremendous, tremendous dangerous — by no means realizing when he was going to come back within the door, by no means realizing how late he’s going to remain out,” she advised Shay, 38. “He’d say he’s going to be out till 12 after which its two or three and he’s nonetheless out. I couldn’t sleep.”

However now, having actually put up boundaries, Madix mentioned, “I sleep loads simpler at night time not giving a f— about when he’s coming in that door. … Sure, we’re in the identical home however I don’t need to assume, ‘He’s coming in my bed room’ — as a result of he’s not.”

She provides, “I sleep with my door locked, simply in case.”

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Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix.

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Madix additionally responded to Leviss’s implication on Bethenny Frankel’s Simply B podcast that her residing scenario with Sandoval needs to be seen as proof that the Scandoval was drummed up for drama on Vanderpump Guidelines

Calling the accusations “so extremely hurtful,” she denied Leviss’s claims that VPR was “on the chopping block” after a couple of lackluster seasons.

Madix additionally made it clear that she made the selection to inform producers about Sandoval’s infidelity. This revelation got here after months of suspicions and secrecy about Sandoval’s rising closeness to Leviss. (Producers have insisted they had been unaware of the affair throughout filming for season 10, which wrapped within the fall of 2022 — months earlier than cameras picked again up the day after Madix found an intimate video of the previous SUR waitress on her then-boyfriend’s telephone.)

“I’m the one who made manufacturing conscious once I discovered,” mentioned Madix, “like the following day truly I mentioned one thing to them.”

She continued, “I’d not try this as a result of I needed to save lots of the present. I really like the present, I really like our crew, I really like our manufacturing firm, however that’s definitely not my motivation in life — like, ‘Let me save the present by my entire life falling aside, blowing up, having to begin over.’”

Ariana Madix; Tom Sandoval; Raquel Leviss

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Pushing again towards chatter than followers are “harassing my ex to get the f— out of the home he wrecked,” Madix defined she’s nonetheless within the five-bedroom Valley Village home with Sandoval as a result of neither of them is “rolling in cash proper now.”

She defined, “I pay a mortgage proper, it’s costly. I’ve lot of locations that cash has to go earlier than I get to simply be like Scrooge McDuck. I’m not wealthy, I would not have tens of millions of {dollars} and I’m additionally not going to squander my monetary future and stability by placing myself able to f— myself over for the remainder of my life as a result of any individual else f—ed up.”

She famous, “I’ve a reasonably first rate little arrange: I keep in my room or I’m going within the kitchen if I’ve to. My room is sort of like slightly residence proper, I don’t see him, I don’t work together with him and I keep in my very own little zone. I’m busy, I’ve bought loads happening.”

Noting that she’s additionally staying in a single place to supply stability for her senior cat Kitty and her canine Mya, Madix emphasised, “I’m not f—ing round with my life, and I’m not letting any individual else’s horrible selections break my future. I’m caring for myself.”

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Again in Could, Madix confirmed throughout an look on Watch What Occurs Dwell with Andy Cohen that she is intent on offloading her house with Sandoval. 

“My plan is to promote the home,” she advised host Andy Cohen, 55. “I would like my cash out of that home as shortly as doable and I need to transfer on.”

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