Thomas Sandoval has yet to be seen filming season 11 of Vander Pump Rules – And for good reason.
After ariana madix, katie maloney, tom schwarzand james kennedy were seen at production of the new episodes on Wednesday in West Hollywood, it was reported that Sandoval is currently in New Zealand, and that his recent lover, raquel levissbegan negotiating with Bravo and his production team days ago.
According to a TMZ report on June 30, Raquel is in talks with Bravo to return to bomb rules for Season 11. And so far, there have been no deal breakers. While the outlet acknowledged that details have yet to be revealed, they noted that salary is often the first thing on the table.
Although Raquel entered treatment for mental health problems in March, after the revelation of her controversial affair with Sandoval, she is expected to leave the center “soon”, which is why the chain began to negotiate with her.
As TMZ noted, Bravo didn’t want to start negotiating with Raquel too soon, nor did they want to welcome her back to the show before her mental health issues have been addressed, as doing so could have legal ramifications for them. That being said, the longer Raquel is away from the cameras, the more difficult it will be for the production to acclimate her back to the dynamics of the cast.
As for Sandoval, TMZ revealed that he has been out of Los Angeles in recent days due to his New Zealand filming schedule for FOX’s second season. Special Forces: The World’s Toughest Testwhere he and his co-stars will face brutally cold conditions and inordinate challenges from former members of the Special Forces.
But while he’s worried right now, he’s expected to start shooting. bomb rules when he comes back.
Vander Pump Rules Season 11 is currently in production and is expected to begin airing on Bravo later this year or early 2023.