Tom Sandoval admits he “could’ve handled” his affair with Raquel Leviss and the subsequent fallout “way better.”

On the heels of the explosive “Vanderpump Rules” reunion taping, Sandoval told a paparazzo Monday that he regrets how his nearly 10-year relationship with Ariana Madix fell apart.

“Hindsight’s always 20/20, man. It’s like when you look back at a situation, you think of all the things [you] should’ve, would’ve, could’ve done to make it better,” he said.

“Yes, I could’ve handled things way better. Of course.”

The bar owner also speculated that he took so much “heat” for the affair because it was “really unexpected,” unlike other cheating scandals that have plagued the cast in the past.

Tom Sandoval admitted he would’ve done “things differently” in terms of his affair and hurting Ariana Madix.
The “Vanderpump Rules” star told a paparazzo that “hindsight is 20/20.”
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It’s likely one of the decisions he rues is his initial public apology, which failed to mention Madix and resulted in him issuing a second one that addressed her directly.

“My biggest regret is that I dishonored Ariana. I never meant to disappoint so many people, including our loving families and friends,” he wrote on social media earlier this month.

No matter how much flak Sandoval, 40, and Leviss, 28, take, the couple appear to be navigating it together, as they were seen enjoying an intimate dinner after the “nuclear” reunion taping concluded last week.

Sandoval issued a second apology to Madix after his first one failed to mention her.

Former cast member Jax Taylor confirmed “brawls” nearly broke out on set.

“I heard it was crazy, heard it was everything that everyone thought it was going to be,” Taylor, 43, told “Extra” at the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards Monday.

“Uncomfortable. There was security there. There was almost brawls,” he added.

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Sandoval and Leviss are still together.

Taylor also addressed the fact that Andy Cohen had to physically separate two male cast members at one point when the confrontations over Sandoval and Leviss’ affair became explosive.

“I have a feeling it’s the two boys … in fact, I know that ’cause I talked to one of them,” he claimed, adding that now Sandoval should “learn how to be a man.”

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

Katie Maloney is laughing off Jax Taylor’s claims that he has “tea” about the drama that went down at the “Vanderpump Rules” Season 10 reunion taping.

A Bravo fan reposted Taylor’s take on the “brawls” that nearly broke out between two cast members and captioned it, “Jax keeps spilling.. honestly.. I called this and if it ends up being true, I would not be surprised.”

Maloney, 36, then wrote in the comments section of the Instagram post Tuesday, “Lol.”

Taylor, 43, told “Extra” at the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards Monday that he spoke with one of the men allegedly involved in the fight after the reunion wrapped filming last week.

“I talked to him right after it happened. … I checked in with everybody,” he said.

Katie Maloney commented “Lol” on a post about Jax Taylor’s take on the “Vanderpump Rules” Season 10 reunion “brawl.”
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Taylor did not reveal which two guys were involved, but Tom Sandoval, who had an affair with Raquel Leviss, his former pal James Kennedy, who was engaged to Leviss, and Sandoval’s BFF, Tom Schwartz, are all possible culprits, as they are the three main male cast members on the show.

An insider previously revealed to TMZ that neither Sandoval, 40, Leviss, 28, nor Ariana Madix, Sandoval’s ex-girlfriend, were the “instigators” of the brawl.

“It was like a nuclear bomb went off in the studio,” the source said.

Taylor claimed the “brawl” involved two male cast members.
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He did not reveal the names of those involved.
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Although it is unclear whether Sandoval or Leviss were involved in the fight in any capacity, a separate insider previously told Page Six that the duo did get catch a lot of heat.

“The anger towards them is to be expected,” the source told us in the wake of Scandoval.

Meanwhile, Taylor, who has not been on the Bravo reality series since Season 8, has sounded off in multiple press interviews about the affair between Sandoval and Leviss.

Taylor has done several press interviews about Scandoval since the news broke.
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He previously claimed that the TomTom co-owner preyed on the former pageant queen because she can be “controlled” and “easily influenced.”

“I think he likes to be able to tell her what to do. I think she’s very codependent, and I think he preys on that,” the “When Reality Hits” podcast host added.

Taylor also claimed he knew exactly when Schwartz, 40, found out about the affair.

Taylor claimed Tom Schwartz “knew” about Tom Sandoval’s affair with Raquel Leviss.
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“I talk to Schwartz every day, so I know for a fact, a 100 percent fact, on my child, he told me he knew,” the father of one said on the March 22 episode of “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.”

“He goes, ‘I knew for a while,’ kind of left it at that, but then he said, ‘I tried to tell him to come forward with it.’”

A source close to Sandoval recently told Page Six that the Tom Sandoval & The Most Extras frontman and Taylor have not discussed their personal lives and also haven’t seen each other in at least a year.

The “Vanderpump Rules” Season 10 reunion taped on March 23.
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Fans on social media have had mixed responses to Taylor speaking out about the scandal.

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One person wrote on Instagram, “Jax is messy AF, and in this situation, I AM HERE FOR IT!!”

Another quipped, “Bravo is going to be forced to give him a contract just to make him stop talking lol.”

Leviss and Sandoval’s affair allegedly began last summer.
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Taylor previously recognized on “WWHL” that as a former cheater himself, he doesn’t have much room to talk.

“I don’t really have a leg to stand on in this topic. I want to make that very clear,” he said before telling Andy Cohen, “I’ll answer your questions, but I want to make sure I say that.”

Cohen, 54, responded at the time, “You don’t want to come off like you’re dancing on someone’s [grave].”

Taylor claimed Sandoval preyed on Leviss because she is “easily influenced.”

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“Right, it’s an awful thing what happened,” Taylor added.

Madix, 37, dumped Sandoval in early March after she discovered a sexually explicit video sent from Leviss to her boyfriend of nearly 10 years.

Their split and Sandoval’s affair will continue to play out on “Vanderpump Rules,” which airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.