Last season on Vanderpump Rules, we watched the slow and painful demise of Kristen Doute’s relationship with cast-mate Tom Sandoval. For the first part of the season, Tom was the one who was said to have cheated with now girlfriend Ariana Madix. Tom and Ariana insisted nothing happened between the two of them and that they were just good friends. Eventually, it came out that the two had messed around. But, that wasn’t the nail in the coffin of their relationship. At the end of the season, it was revealed that Kristen and Tom’s best friend Jax Taylor had actually slept together twice while Tom and Kristen were together. In fact, one of the times, Tom was asleep in the next room. The worst part of this was that, not only did Kristen cheat on Tom with his best friend, Jax is also the ex-boyfriend of Kristen’s BFF Stassi Schroeder. Kristen’s friendships were destroyed as a result.
Currently, Kristen is dating a younger bus boy from SUR restaurant named James Kennedy. On the previous season’s reunion special, Tom Sandoval opened up about how it was living with Kristen after they had broken up, revealing that she actually had had sex in his bed with James. This season we finally get to meet James and see how Kristen interacts with him. The couple are currently together, as shown on Kristen’s Twitter page, but they go through some rocky times this season as Kristen is still a bit hung up on Tom. Kristen hates that Tom and Ariana together and that’s where problems arise.
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