Breakups are exhausting — at the very least for this “Bubba.”
Tom Schwartz just lately defined why he’s nonetheless carrying his wedding ceremony ring after estranged spouse Katie Maloney filed for divorce.
“This is not me clinging on and being needy,” he mentioned onstage throughout the “Spilling Tea Live with Zack Peter and Adam Newell” present Thursday night time in Hollywood, a spy completely tells Page Six.
“There was such a profound love there and I feel naked without it,” the “Vanderpump Rules” star continued. “I’m not clinging on. I am not.”
Schwartz, 39, was joined on the occasion by fellow Bravo star and enterprise associate Tom Sandoval for a chat with actuality TV consultants Peter and Newell, who’re taking their respective YouTube reveals on the street this yr for a joint tour.
At one level, an attendee on the Los Angeles cease requested Schwartz how he was doing within the wake of his cut up from Maloney, 35, to which the Toms’ Good Lovin’ whiskey co-founder replied, “I’m actually solid.”
“Relatively speaking, after what I’ve seen other people go through, I’m pretty good,” he elaborated. “I’m OK. I think I’m OK. I’m as good as you can be coming out of a longterm relationship where you’ve been madly in love with someone.”
Meanwhile, Sandoval, 38, expressed hope that his pals would possibly be capable to revive their relationship.
“You better keep on f—king wearing that ring, Tom, because it’s giving me hope,” mentioned Sandoval, who notably butted heads with Maloney on the final season of “Pump Rules” over concepts for the Toms’ forthcoming bar, Schwartz and Sandy’s.
“I’m hanging on to that dream, man,” he added. “I don’t want to see my parents break up. I don’t want mom and dad to split.”
Schwartz didn’t instantly tackle Sandoval’s plea, however famous elsewhere that he and Maloney are nonetheless dwelling collectively of their Valley Village residence out of “necessity [and] practicality.”
“Pump Rules” solid members Scheana Shay and Brock Davies additionally participated within the stay occasion, whereas Sandoval’s girlfriend, Ariana Madix, watched from the viewers.
Maloney formally filed for divorce from Schwartz on March 22 after almost three years of marriage. They had been collectively for 12 years earlier than saying final month that they had been going their separate methods.
“I don’t think we were ever a model couple. Maybe we are model divorcées. A dubious title I suppose,” Schwartz wrote on Instagram on the time, ending his put up saying that he will probably be tremendous.
“So I’ll shut up now and say it one last time, love you Bub. Always & forever you’ll be in my heart.”