“Vanderpump Rules” star Ariana Madix is seemingly moving on from the scandal surrounding her romance with Tom Sandoval, as she was spotted making out with a new man at the Coachella music festival.
The pair also doesn’t seem to be hiding their interest in each other as they shared moments of their time on their Instagram stories.
In a recent interview with Howie Mandel, Madix’s ex-boyfriend, Sandoval, revealed that he had initially broken up with her before news of his fling with Raquel Leviss surfaced.
Read on for more details.
Ariana Madix Makes Out With Hot New Man
Madix, 37, is leaving “Scandoval” behind as she was spotted packing on PDA with a new man during the Coachella music festival on day two.
Madix’s new man was identified as Daniel Wai, a personal trainer and fitness coach. In a video obtained by TMZ, the pair engaged in some steamy dance sessions and reportedly kissed at least twice.
The Bravo personality and Wai posted snaps of their fun hangout on their respective Instagram stories several times over the weekend, with Madix sharing a photo of them holding hands.
Madix, who has been seen in a number of “revenge” outfits, showed off her toned abs in a bright yellow bathing suit underneath a ripped netty cover top. She styled her long blonde locks sleek and straight and paired the ensemble with silver glasses.
Wai was seen in photos sporting a simple blue floral shirt with rolled-up sleeves.
Ariana Madix Feels Amazing
During her time at the festival in Indio, California, the “Dead Want Women” actress revealed in a TikTok video shared by her pal that she feels “amazing” following her split from Sandoval.
Madix was asked if she was doing well, to which she replied emphatically, “Yes.” The TikTok user then repeated what she noted when she first weighed in on Sandoval’s affair with Leviss, “What doesn’t kill me better run.” She replied, “F**k yeah.”
Madix had on tiny denim shorts and a multi-colored cut-out top that exposed her taut midriff.
Tom Sandoval Broke Up With Ariana Madix Before She Learned Of His Affair
Madix’s ex-partner of 9 years recently appeared on the “Howie Mandel Does Stuff” podcast, where he revealed that he and Madix were no longer together when he started dating Raquel Leviss.
The “Vanderpump Rules” star, 39, noted that he ended their relationship on Valentine’s Day, two weeks before she learned of his relationship with Leviss.
“I had already broken up with her two weeks earlier, and I told her, I said, ‘Listen, we don’t have to post anything on social media, like, let’s talk through this,’” Sandoval alleged.
He continued, “A couple of days later, I sit down to talk with her again, and she’s like, ‘I’m not letting you leave me; you’re gonna have to force me out of this relationship,’ and I was like, ‘Ariana, I don’t think I can be faithful in a relationship with you right now.”
Sandoval noted that Madix was in “denial” and wasn’t ready to accept his decision to end their relationship because he’ll be “effectively ending her life” even after telling her he couldn’t be faithful in their relationship at the time.
The “Playing With Fire” actor also narrated how Madix got to discover his relationship with Leviss.
“My phone falls out of the pocket, she sees it, and obviously, was the most upset and angry I’ve ever seen her, but I think she went through the phone just to see if anything happened with somebody in Miami,” he said. “But we were broken up, she knew we were broken up.”
She Is To Join ‘Dancing With The Stars’
According to a source who spoke to Page Six, the actress and model will move from Bravo’s “Vanderpump Rules” to ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” when it premieres in September.
The source shared that Madix, 37, and the ABC Network are in the advanced stages of negotiation for her to join the dance program as a contestant.
According to the news outlet, insiders privy to the information shared that Madix “has already received all of the approvals and sign-offs from NBC Universal,” Bravo’s parent company, the producer of “Vanderpump Rules.”
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