Vanderpump Rules Season 11: Tom Sandoval “Pushed Out” Of Schwartz & Sandy’s
Vanderpump Rules Season 11 Banned From Schwartz & Sandy’s For This Shocking Reason
Vanderpump Rules season 10 may have been big for Tom Schwartz’s restaurant with Tom Sandoval, but for the current season, filming has been prohibited.
Vanderpump Rules Season 11 Has A Toxic Start
Vanderpump Rules season 11 has been off to an interesting start, and with Tom Sandoval having taken time away from Los Angeles after the scandal, Tom Schwartz was left with a shocking decision about their joint business venture, Schwartz & Sandy’s. While Sandoval was filming Special Forces: World’s Toughest Test season 2 after the fallout from Scandoval rocked his friend group, his business partner was left to clean up the catastrophic mess he’d left behind. Though the majority of the issues from Scandoval were related to Sandoval, Schwartz & Sandy’s took a hit, with the co-owners’ likeness pushing guests away from the restaurant rather than bringing them in.
Production Banned From Schwartz & Sandy’s For Season 11
While the series had filmed at the restaurant in the past, it was simply too much during Vanderpump Rules season 11. According to the U.S. Sun, “Production was banned from filming at Schwartz & Sandy’s for season 11 because there was so much toxicity that was aimed at the restaurant.” A source told the publication that “the abundant amount of toxicity aimed at the restaurant led to many issues with staff, whether it was working there for the wrong reasons, like, trying to get camera attention or added pressure they received while trying to serve the guests.”
Tom Sandoval Feels “Pushed Out” Of Schwartz & Sandy’s
Though Sandoval took some time away from his life in Los Angeles, according to the U.S. Sun, he felt “pushed out” of the restaurant, which changed his and Schwartz’s lives entirely. Part owner of the restaurant Greg Morris advised Sandoval to stay away from Schwartz & Sandy’s in order to preserve the brand, and as “Schwartz has been picking up the pieces and has been very hands-on because he did not want to see all their hard work suffer and did not want to let Greg down,” Sandoval was hurt by the decision. According to Schwartz, Sandoval is “sort of taking a step back. He’s been mostly a silent partner.”
Vanderpump Rules Season 11 Airs On Bravo And Streams On Peacock
With his role at Schwartz & Sandy’s diminished, Sandoval is still hopeful he can promote the restaurant positively. While the business partners were working alongside Schwartz to keep the restaurant afloat during the rough patch of 2023, things have been going better when it comes to Schwartz & Sandy’s, even without Sandoval present. Though he may be taking a step back for now, it’s possible the Vanderpump Rules star could move into a bigger capacity in the restaurant as his reputation and public perception improves.
Vanderpump Rules airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. EST on Bravo, then streams the following day on Peacock.