Lisa Vanderpump defends cheater Tom Sandoval at ‘Pump Guidelines’ reunion: ‘My opinion’

Lisa Vanderpump makes an eyebrow-raising determination to defend cheater Tom Sandoval in a brand new clip from the “Vanderpump Guidelines” reunion.

The restaurateur sticks up for the bar proprietor, who had a months-long affair with Raquel Leviss whereas in a nine-year relationship with Ariana Madix, after Lala Kent calls Sandoval a “harmful human being” and compares him to her allegedly untrue ex-fiancé, Randall Emmett.

“Sandoval is Randall,” Kent says within the sneak peek Bravo launched Wednesday. “Give it 10 years. He’s Randall Emmett. It’s completely terrifying. I couldn’t get Randall to remain residence, after which when s—t hit the fan, I couldn’t get him the f–ok out of the home.”

Madix, who remains to be dwelling with Sandoval, agrees as Kent continues to slam their embattled co-star as a “f—king narcissist” who individuals want “to be warned about.”

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Lisa Vanderpump defends Tom Sandoval’s affair in a “Vanderpump Guidelines” reunion clip.
Lala Kent talking on "Vanderpump Rules"
Vanderpump’s feedback come after Lala Kent calls Sandoval a “harmful human being.”

“Lala, that’s really a ridiculous stance to begin saying Sandoval’s a harmful particular person,” Vanderpump, 62, interjects.

Kent, 32, claps again that she “didn’t ask for anybody else’s opinion,” however the “Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills” alum asserts it’s “my opinion” nonetheless.

“Effectively, that’s nice. I reject it,” Kent responds. “He was sleeping subsequent to [Madix]. This was his life accomplice. If he can do this to her, there’s one thing improper with this particular person.”

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Vanderpump fires again that Kent’s evaluation of Sandoval is “ridiculous.”
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Tom Sandoval talking on the "Vanderpump Rules" reunion
“In case you’re gonna choose my character, you must get in line someplace — close to the again,” Sandoval tells Kent.

However Vanderpump as soon as once more defends Sandoval, 40, by mentioning that there’s “plenty of different individuals” who’ve cheated on their vital others and it doesn’t make them “harmful individuals.”

“Completely. I’ve a child with one. They’re harmful,” Kent says of Emmett, with whom she shares 2-year-old daughter Ocean.

Sandoval then chooses to face up for himself and fires again at Kent, saying, “In case you’re gonna choose my character, you must get in line someplace — close to the again.”

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Vanderpump has beforehand confronted backlash from followers accusing her of going too straightforward on Sandoval.
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“Shut the f–ok up, shut the f–ok up, shut the f–ok up!” Kent screams again at him.

Vanderpump — who has confronted backlash up to now for going too straightforward on Sandoval after the affair was uncovered — encourages Kent to “settle down” since that they had been filming the reunion “for like 10 hours” at that time.

“I’m not gonna settle down,” Kent replies earlier than the clip ends. “We’re able to go.”

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Ariana Madix, in the meantime, agrees with Kent’s description of her ex.

The heated argument started after host Andy Cohen requested Kent to share her ideas on Sandoval and Madix, 37, persevering with to share their residence for the reason that “Give Them Lala” writer beforehand claimed Emmett, 52, wouldn’t let her depart their home after their breakup in October 2021.

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Kent is simply one of many many forged members who come for Sandoval within the extremely anticipated three-part reunion.

James Kennedy, who was beforehand engaged to Leviss, practically will get right into a bodily brawl with Sandoval at one level after evaluating the cheater to a “worm with a mustache.”

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Madix faces off towards Sandoval within the three-part reunion, which begins airing Wednesday.
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Tom Sandoval, Tom Schwartz, Raquel Leviss sitting at the "Vanderpump Rules" reunion
Madix additionally slams Raquel Leviss as “diabolical, demented, subhuman.”
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In the meantime, Leviss additionally faces backlash from her forged members — particularly Madix, who calls her “diabolical, demented, subhuman.”

Leviss and Sandoval’s dalliance (aka Scandoval) first made headlines on March 3, two days after Madix found it and dumped him.

“Vanderpump Guidelines” airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.