Raise your glass! Since Vanderpump Rules premiered on Bravo in 2013, viewers have had a entrance row seat to a few of the greatest actuality TV fights and feuds.
Kristen Doute and Tom Sandoval’s tumultuous relationship was a subject of dialogue throughout the first two seasons. As the pair tried to work out their points, rumors of infidelity unfold on either side. At the finish of season 2, Kristen admitted that she cheated on Tom together with his pal and coworker Jax Taylor.
Shortly after their cut up, Tom began relationship his fellow SUR bartender Ariana Madix — which didn’t sit nicely with Kristen. At the time, the T-shirt designer accused her ex of dishonest on her with Ariana earlier than their breakup.
The pressure between Kristen and Ariana later reached an all-time excessive when the former SUR waitress invited a girl who claimed she slept with Tom to Lisa Vanderpump‘s restaurant. Over the years, the duo finally turned buddies whereas spending time in the identical circle.
“I really love Ariana. I, like, really like her. It’s confusing for me,” the Michigan native revealed to Us Weekly in February 2018. “I feel like I’m going through something right now because we’re, like, tweeting each other now. She’s unblocked me, that’s a step in the right direction. There’s an occasional group text and hanging out in a group situations.”
Kristen went on to joke that she was “trying not to invest too much” vitality in the friendship in case the Florida native modified her thoughts.
In June 2020, the James Mae founder launched her e book, He’s Making You Crazy, the place she famous that she was not offended with Tom and Ariana about their previous.
“I made a choice to let everything go, because whether or not I thought those rumors about an illicit rendezvous or two behind my back had been true or not, it didn’t matter anymore,” she wrote in the memoir. “A girl can’t actually steal someone’s boyfriend. He made a free-willed choice to leave me, and a free-willed choice to be with her. I needed to let them be happy. … They needed to find their own path to forgive me.”
At the time, Kristen revealed that she was pissed off with Vanderpump Rules for by no means displaying how she bought to a greater place with Ariana.
“She and I are so, so close now,” she solely instructed Us in June 2020. “It’s been so many years. And [not including our reconciliation] was one thing that really frustrated us about Vanderpump Rules. … There was such a temperature change I feel when she and I were no longer, like, salty toward each other. And I thought it was such an important transition that they never focused on. So I felt it was really important to include.”
Ariana, for her half, additionally embraced her new friendship with Kristen when she posted an Instagram snap of them collectively in January 2020, writing, “We cute @kristendoute 🥰 what’s our good cop/ bad cop show called? 😂.”
After a follower requested why she was hanging out along with her boyfriend’s ex, Ariana clapped again, “On this show? I’m cool with almost all my [exes] and with Tom’s as well and none of them are ‘on this show.’ Like who cares we are all dying soon.”
Scroll down for all the most memorable Vanderpump Rules feuds all through the years: