Raquel Leviss has been ghosting Tom Sandoval as she hides out in Los Angeles following information of the pairs’ bombshell affair, Page Six can completely reveal.
In our unique pictures, the “Vanderpump Rules” star, 28, was seen for the primary day out and about on Wednesday afternoon, sporting an all-black ensemble comprised of a hoodie, dishevelled denims, baseball cap and purse.
“She seemed somber,” an eyewitness tells us.
Leviss’ black eye — allegedly inflicted by castmate and now-ex-friend Scheana Shay — was seen as she sauntered by means of a shopping mall in LA and peered down at her cellular phone.
Leviss has alleged that Shay, 37, punched her within the face throughout their “heated confrontation” in New York City over her affair with Sandoval, 39.
Leviss shared surprising photos of her accidents in court docket paperwork obtained by Page Six Wednesday.
Leviss claimed that Shay, 37, bruised her eye after she confessed to having a “months-long affair” with Sandoval, whereas he was relationship Shay’s greatest good friend Ariana Madix.
Reps for Shay and Leviss haven’t commented on the alleged bodily dispute.
Sources inform us that Leviss has been spending time away from her North Hollywood residence with family members — and ignoring texts and cellphone calls from Sandoval, 39 — as their infidelity scandal, dubbed the “Scandoval,” continues to reverberate within the information cycle.
“Tom has been unable to trace Raquel down for a number of days,” one insider says. “He’s been asking mutual acquaintances in the event that they’ve heard from her in any respect, however has had no luck. He can’t get in contact together with her.”
Another supply provides, “She has been fully ignoring Tom.”
Reps for Leviss and Sandoval didn’t reply to Page Six’s request for touch upon the pair’s lack of communication.
Sandoval and Leviss noticed one another Saturday once they kissed on digicam for a “VPR” scene filmed on the latter’s condominium, Page Six completely reported this week.
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Despite the smooch, the standing of the pair’s relationship is “sophisticated,” an insider famous.
Sandoval was noticed making a late-night go to to Leviss’ place — simply sooner or later after longtime girlfriend Ariana Madix dumped him for dishonest with the previous pageant queen.
A rep for the Tom Sandoval & the Most Extras singer beforehand advised us that he exited the constructing by means of a non-public entrance as soon as filming was over.
One day prior, Sandoval and Madix, 37, sat down to debate his infidelity for a scene filmed final Friday on the exes’ shared residence in Los Angeles’ Valley Village enclave. (Both events are nonetheless dwelling there as they navigate their cut up.)
Sources advised us that Madix left the dialog feeling “gaslit” by Sandoval, who turned romantically concerned with Leviss final summer time.
“He gave her a number of excuses as to why he by no means copped to dishonest,” an insider stated, including that “he didn’t inform her concerning the affair with Leviss as a result of he was nervous about how it might impression her psychological well being.”
Madix was “heartbroken” and “blindsided” when she discovered of the affair after a sexually express video despatched by Leviss popped up on Sandoval’s cellphone, a supply beforehand advised Page Six.
The unlucky discovery got here the identical evening Madix supported Sandoval at a live performance for his cowl band at TomTom in West Hollywood on March 1.
Leviss issued a public apology to Madix on Wednesday, blaming her indiscretions on an obvious dependancy to “love.” Meanwhile, Sandoval — who dated Madix for almost a decade — took 5 days to subject a significant apology that followers felt was too little, too late.
Madix, for her half, has but to deal with the matter publicly.
However, her castmate and Something About Her enterprise accomplice, Katie Maloney, just lately advised followers that the blond magnificence is “overwhelmed” by the general public’s assist.
“Vanderpump Rules” airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.