Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney Aren’t Rushing to File for Divorce


Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney.
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Slow and regular. Vanderpump Rules stars Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney are taking their time to file for divorce after calling it quits.

“It was an amicable breakup,” a supply shut to the previous couple tells Us Weekly completely on Wednesday, March 16. “They’re not in a rush to file for divorce. They’re still living together, neither has moved out yet.”

The TomTom founder, 39, had already been courting Maloney, 35, for a number of years earlier than Vanderpump Rules premiered in 2013. Their ups and downs — together with allegations of dishonest on his half — had been documented on the fact present. He proposed throughout season 4 and followers watched them change vows at their 2016 ceremony the next year. They wed for the second time in July 2019 and their Las Vegas nuptials had been additionally captured by the Bravo cameras.

“It’s not easy for them to just completely separate after being together for so long,” a second supply tells Us about Schwartz and Maloney’s break up. “They share the same friend group and will still be part of each other’s lives in some way or another. They’re both going to continue to support each other and the businesses they’re pursuing.”

The insider added that whereas “no decisions have been made yet for next season of Vanderpump Rules,” the pair will “most likely … both still be part of the show” if it’s renewed for a tenth season.

The “You’re Gonna Love Me” podcast host introduced that she and Schwartz had determined to finish their relationship on Tuesday, March 15. “I never thought I would have to make an announcement like this. But I feel it’s important that I’m open about my life with you,” she wrote by way of Instagram. “After 12 years on an adventure through our life together, Tom and I are ending our marriage.”

Adding that the selection to break up was not met with “resentment or animosity,” Maloney defined the pair nonetheless had quite a lot of affection for each other. “We cherish our friendship,” the fact star wrote. “Although we may be on different paths we will continue to love and support one another’s happiness.”

Schwartz additionally confirmed the split by way of social media, writing candidly, “Well this sucks. How am I supposed to capture 12 years of love in a f—kin canned Instagram caption.” Explaining that his “heart aches,” the Tom’s Good Lovin founder said that wasn’t prepared to “use the ‘D’ word” to describe the top of his marriage.

Instead of asking for privateness, Schwartz requested that Vanderpump Rules followers “please be kind” within the wake of their break up.

He continued: “I’m not the victim. Not gonna write too sad a song. Fully respect Katie’s decision and we’ve had healthy, productive conversations about it. It would be far sadder if she decided to stay with me whilst not happy.”

Reporting by Diana Cooper

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